Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Common Sense Quotes
As soon as there is life there is danger.
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in...
The wave of evil washes all our institutions alike.
Nature is endeared by the wooded path, but offended where too many tread.
Do what you are afraid to do
Nature hates calculators.
A man is a little thing while he works by and for himself; but when...
Prosperity is something the businessmen created for politicians to take credit for
Discontent is want of self-reliance; it is infirmity of will
The colleges, while they provide us with libraries, furnish no professors of books; and I...
Every man is a channel through which heaven floweth
All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.
Thoughts come into our minds by avenues which we never left open, and thoughts go...
Society is a masked ball, where every one hides his real character, and reveals it...
In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy,...
Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the...
Among the virtues and vices that make up the British character, we have one vice,...
When youre up to your armpits in alligators, its hard to remember to drain the...