Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Common Sense Quotes
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers...
The greatest difficulty is that men do not think enough of themselves, do not consider...
Imagination is not the talent of some men, but is the health of every man
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make...
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
Men cease to interest us when we find their limitations
Our best thoughts come from others.
Every known fact in natural science was divined by the presentiment of somebody, before it...
In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine.
I hate quotations. Tell me what you know.
Conservatism makes no poetry, breathes no prayer, has no invention; it is all memory. Reform...
Do not believe that possibly you can escape the reward of your action.
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
Every fact is related on one side to sensation, and, on the other, to morals....
Doing well is the result of doing good. That's what capitalism is all about.
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
As the traveler who has lost his way, throws his reins on his horse's neck,...
Where instinct fails, intellect must venture.
There can be as much value in the blink of an eye as in months...