Poverty, Frost, Famine, Rain, Disease, are the beadles and guardsmen that hold us to Common Sense.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Common Sense Quotes
If government knew how, I should like to see it check, not multiply, the population....
Congratulate yourselves if you have done something strange and extravagant and broken the monotony of...
An Eastern poet, Ali Ben Abu Taleb, writes with sad truth, He who has a...
Every man passes his life in the search after friendship.
Self-trust is the essence of heroism
The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk...
Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle...
Skepticism? Yes, but a saint is a skeptic once in twenty-four hours.
Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.
I would have the studies elective. Scholarship is to be created not by compulsion, but...
We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.
People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never.
Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors.
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain.
There is no knowledge that is not power
Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
Noblesse oblige; or, superior advantages bind you to larger generosity
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common
The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough...
Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't always have to be their...