Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Common Sense Quotes
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it...
A woman's beauty is not a gift to man - only a bribe
When the act of reflection takes place in the mind, when we look at ourselves...
Hitch your wagon to a star.
To be simple is to be great
People disparage knowing and the intellectual life, and urge doing. I am content with knowing,...
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
Give all to love; obey thy heart.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile...it's the spiritual...
The Sky is the daily bread of the imagination
One must be an inventor to read well. There is then creative reading as well...
A good indignation brings out all one's powers.
Astronomy to the selfish becomes astrology.
All life is an experiment.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
Children are all foreigners.
Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my...
That awkward moment when you're making a wish on 11:11 and you get interrupted by...
I once made love for an hour and fifteen minutes, but it was the night...
Time: That which man is always trying to kill, but which ends in killing him