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common sense Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about common sense
  1. #1
    “If you are allergic to a thing, it is best not to put that thing in your mouth, particularly if the thing is cats.”
  2. #2
    “Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.”
  3. #3
    “If we could act a little more according to common sense, and a good deal less according to fashion, we should find many things work easier.”
  4. #4
    “The Knight looked surprised at the question. ‘What does it matter where my body happens to be?” he said. “My mind goes on working all the same.‘”
  5. #5
    “We have it in our power to begin the world over again.”
  6. #6
    “Suspicion is the companion of mean souls, and the bane of all good society.”
  7. #7
    “Common sense will tell us, that the power which hath endeavored to subdue us, is of all others, the most improper to defend us.”
  8. #8
    “Poets often describe love as an emotion that we can’t control, one that overwhelms logic and common sense.”
  9. #9
    “Run mad as often as you choose, but do not faint!”
  10. #10
    “If we lived in a State where virtue was profitable, common sense would make us good, and greed would make us saintly. And we’d live like animals or angels in the happy land that /needs/ no heroes.”
  11. #11
    “But since in fact we see that avarice, anger, envy, pride, sloth, lust and stupidity commonly profit far beyond humility, chastity, fortitude, justice and thought, and have to choose, to be human at all... why then perhaps we /must/ stand fast a little --even at the risk of being heroes.”