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35 Common Sense Quotes On Success



35 Common Sense Quotes On Success

Common sense is the basic level of practical knowledge and judgment that we all need to help us live in a reasonable and safe way – a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge that is shared by nearly all people. May these Common Sense Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

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

2. “The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: hard work, stick-to-itiveness, and common sense.” Thomas A. Edison

3. “Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.” Henri Frederic Amiel

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

5. “Common sense is something that everyone needs, few have, and none think they lack.” Benjamin Franklin

6. “There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.” Frank Lloyd Wright

7. “Caesar was a man of great common sense and good taste, meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.” George Bernard Shaw

8. “My biggest skill is common sense. I understand life.” Jurgen Klopp

9. “Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

10. “Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.” Albert Einstein

11. “Common sense is not so common.” Voltaire

12. “The failure to invest in youth reflects a lack of compassion and a colossal failure of common sense.” Coretta Scott King

13. “There is no common sense in going to the field to fight and leaving a man at home to undo all that you accomplish.” Robert Green Ingersoll

14. “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

15. “Victims recite problems. Leaders develop solutions. That might seem like common sense, but common sense is rarely common practice.” Robin S. Sharma

16. “Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.” Oscar Wilde

17. “Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.” Victor Hugo

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

19. “Me is a common sense man. That mean when me explain things, me explain it in a very simple way; that mean if I explain it to a baby, the baby will understand too, you know.” Bob Marley

20. “Success is not a matter of mastering subtle, sophisticated theory but rather of embracing common sense with uncommon levels of discipline and persistence.” Patrick Lencioni

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

22. “The rules of evidence in the main are based on experience, logic, and common sense, less hampered by history than some parts of the substantive law.” Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

23. “Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

24. “Taste is the common sense of genius.” Victor Hugo

25. “One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.” Proverb

26. “What is common sense isn’t common practice.” Stephen Covey

27. Today different ethnic groups and different nations come together due to common sense.” Dalai Lama

28. “Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.” Josh Billings

29. “Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.” George Santayana

30. “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

31. “The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.” Henry Ward Beecher

32. “Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.” Joseph Addison

33. “I have a lot of common sense. I know what needs to be done and how to approach it. I have an ability to work with people on large enterprises.” Sally Ride

34. “If we don’t plant the right things, we will reap the wrong things. It goes without saying. And you don’t have to be, you know, a brilliant biochemist and you don’t have to have an IQ of 150. Just common sense tells you to be kind, ninny, fool. Be kind.” Maya Angelou

35. “Common sense is the genius of humanity.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I hope you enjoyed these Common Sense Quotes On Success. Do let us know which one was your favorite in the comments section below.

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