Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Common Sense Quotes
All history is but the lengthened shadow of a great man
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
A man is what he thinks about all day long.
Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
What you are comes to you.
A man is relieved and gay when he has put his heart into his work...
Every sweet has its sour; every evil its good
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
The experience of each new age requires a new confession, and the world seems always...
Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to...
The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
It is the nature of the strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives...
Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.
Luck is a crossroad where preparation and opportunity meet