Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Common Sense Quotes
Great men or men of great gifts you shall easily find, but symmetrical men never.
If a man can... make a better mousetrap, the world will make a beaten path...
There is then creative reading as well as creative writing
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
All life is an experiment.
Men are respectable only as they respect
Common sense is as rare as genius, - is the basis of genius
There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant
There is properly no history; only biography
I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and...
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
Happy is the house that shelters a friend
Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave, or they...
Beauty is the pilot of the young soul.
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
We seldom repent of speaking little, very often of speaking too much: a vulgar and...
Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language