Common sense is the measure of the possible.
Quote by Henri Frederic Amiel
Common Sense Quotes
True love is that which ennobles the personality, fortifies the heart, and sanctifies the existence.
Thought is a kind of opium; it can intoxicate us, while still broad awake; it...
Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of...
To live we must conquer incessantly, we must have the courage to be happy.
An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it...
Every life is a profession of faith and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough...
Man becomes man only by his intelligence, but he is man only by his heart.
Truth is not only violated by falsehood; it may be equally outraged by silence
In every loving woman there is a priestess of the past -- a pious guardian...
All we need is the truth in our hand. Someone to call a friend. Never...
To know how to suggest is the great art of teaching. To attain it we...
Sacrifice, which is the passion of great souls, has never been the law of societies.
Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing
Cleverness is serviceable for everything, sufficient for nothing.
Doing easily what others find difficult is talent; doing what is impossible for others is...
It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth...
Materialism coarsens and petrifies everything, making everything vulgar, and every truth false.
He who asks of life nothing but the improvement of his own nature... is less...