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One thing is plain for all men of common sense and common conscience, that here, here in America, is the home of man. After all th ...
The British are a self-distrustful, diffident people, agreeing with alacrity that they are neither successful nor clever, and only ...
Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation appled to life.
Words ... are little houses, each with its cellar and garret. Common sense lives on the ground floor, always ready to engage in 'f ...
Common sense tells us that the things of the earth exist only a little, and that true reality is only in dreams.
Let us beware of common folk, of common sense, of sentiment, of inspiration, and of the obvious.
As liberty and intelligence have increased the people have more and more revolted against the theological dogmas that contradict c ...
Common-sense is part of the home-made ideology of those who have been deprived of fundamental learning, of those who have been kep ...
The same principles which at first view lead to skepticism, pursued to a certain point, bring men back to common sense.
Friendless. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense.
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