The chief enemy of creativity is common sense.
Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)
Contributed by: Zaady
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 - 1945)
Believe nothing. No matter where you read it,Or who said it, Even if I have said it, Unless it agrees with your own reason And your own common sense.
Buddha (563 - 483 BC)
Source: The Dhammapada
Contributed by: Brian
The First Amendment makes confidence in the common sense of our people and in the maturity of their judgement the great postulate of our democracy.
William Orville Douglas (1898 - 1980)
Source: Quoted in the New York Times, January 20, 1980
You can't legislate intelligence and common sense into people.
Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)
Common sense is not so common.
Voltaire (1694 - 1778)
Source: Dictionnaire Philosophique
The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.
Vladimir Nabokov (1899 - 1977)
Source: Speak, Memory, 1947, ch 1.
Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education.
Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)
The one thing you cannot teach a person is common sense.
Common sense is, of all kinds, the most uncommon. It implies good judgment, sound discretion, and true and practical wisdom applied to common life.
Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
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