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Common Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about Common are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Religion

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

 

The common denominator for success is work.
- John D. Rockefeller

Learn to do common things uncommonly well;
we must always keep in mind that anything
that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
- George Washington Carver

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not;
nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not;
unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not;
the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
- Calvin Coolidge

I have learned, that if one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams
and endeavor to leave the life which you have imagined,
you will you will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.
The ability to direct individual accomplishments
toward organizational objectives.
It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
- Andrew Carnegie

The invariable mark of wisdom is to
see the miraculous in the common.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet.
We all breathe the same air.
We all cherish our children's future.
And we are all mortal.
- John F. Kennedy

The Lord prefers common-looking people.
That is why he makes so many of them.
- Abraham Lincoln

Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are,
and doing things as they ought to be done.
- Josh Billings

The common denominator of our heroes
is that each set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fear of death ... That's funny. I have that too.
My dog has it. It's very common with living creatures.
- the movie Anything Else (2003)

The future has nothing in common with the past -
except natural laws and human nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter

Religion is regarded by the common people as true,
by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap
whence everyone must take an equal portion,
most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
- Socrates

It is difficult for the common good to prevail
against the intense concentration
of those who have a special interest,
especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors.
- Jimmy Carter

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God must love the common man, he made so many of them.
- Abraham Lincoln

Society is always taken by surprise
at any new example of common sense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language
that can transcend political or social boundaries.
- Jimmy Carter

We seek to emphasize those practical things that we have in common.
- Australian Prime Minister John Howard

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
- Albert Einstein

There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Common looking people are the best in the world:
that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
- Abraham Lincoln

The people are the foundation of the nation.
Our only chance for a lasting peace on earth:
the release of the strength of the common man.
- Jimmy Yen

A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
- William James

Genius ain't anything more than elegant common sense.
- Josh Billings

The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing
for another is common to all men,
and to be found in no other race of animals.
- Adam Smith

Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber,
if he has common sense on the ground floor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Science is simply common sense at its best,
that is, rigidly accurate in observation,
and merciless to fallacy in logic.
- Thomas Huxley

The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense.
- Dean Inge

No complaint...
is more common than that of a scarcity of money.
- Adam Smith

The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him
a situation which common sense,
without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.
- Walter Lippmann

A nation is a society united by a delusion about its
ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
- William Ralph Inge

Everybody gets so much information all day long that
they lose their common sense.
- Gertrude Stein

It is curious - curious that physical courage
should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare
- Mark Twain

All this talk about equality.
The only thing people really have in common is that
they are all going to die.
- Bob Dylan

Common Sense is that which judges
the things given to it by other senses.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Common sense is not so common.
- Voltaire

Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing,
moving at different speeds.
A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
- William James

Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful
theory was killed by an ugly fact.
- Thomas Huxley

No illusion is more crucial than the illusion that
great success and huge money buy you immunity from
the common ills of mankind,
such as cars that won't start.
- Larry McMurtry

Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

There is still no cure for the common birthday.
- John Glenn

The new rage is to say that the government
is the cause of all our problems,
and if only we had no government, we'd have no problems.
I can tell you, that contradicts
evidence, history, and common sense.
- William J. Clinton

The instant formal government is abolished,
society begins to act.
A general association takes place, and common interest
produces common security.
- Thomas Paine

Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
- James Beard

We are not going to be able
to operate our Spaceship Earth
successfully nor for much longer
unless we see it as a whole spaceship
and our fate as common.
It has to be everybody or nobody.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief,
is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody
that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.
- David Byrne

It is a thousand times better to have common sense
without education than to have education without common sense.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

It is a common experience that a problem difficult
at night is resolved in the morning after the committee
of sleep has worked on it.
- John Steinbeck

I come from that society and there is a common thread,
specifically family values - the idea that you do anything for your family,
and the unconditional love for one's children.
- Ednita Nazario

Democracy is the common pursuit of mankind,
and all countries must earnestly protect the democratic rights of the people.
- Jinato Hu

Let's just say that I don't think our show has very
much in common with the book any more.
- Kristin Davis

The left has come to regard common sense -
the traditional wisdom and folkways of the community -
as an obstacle to progress and enlightenment.
- Christopher Lasch

It is a matter of common knowledge that the government
of South Carolina is under domination of a small ring of cunning,
conniving men.
- Strom Thurmond

How shall I speak of Doom, and ours in special,
But as of something altogether common?
- Donald Justice

A man of great common sense and good taste -
meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
- George Bernard Shaw

The only way for writers to meet is to share a quick
peek over a common lamp-post.
- Cyril Connolly


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