Common sense is genius in its working clothes
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Common Sense Quotes
America is another name for opportunity.
All sensible people are selfish, and nature is tugging at every contract to make the...
When you strike at a king, you must kill him
Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed.
The man who can make hard things easy is the educator
Nothing can bring you peace but yourself.
Insist on yourself; never imitate.
Happiness is just an illusion caused by the temporary absence of reality.
Each man takes care that his neighbor shall not cheat him. But a day comes...
Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains...
Nature is no spendthrift, but takes the shortest way to her ends
All men in the abstract are just and good
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be...
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain,...
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a...
The basic American promise that if you work hard, you could do well enough to...
Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream?