45+ Best Common Sense Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational common sense quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Powerful Collection of Most Famous Common Sense Quotes

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

Common sense is calculation applied to life. – Henri Frederic Amiel

Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education. – Victor Hugo

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

No race of kings has ever presented above one man of common sense in twenty generations. – Thomas Jefferson

Common sense is the ability to see things as they are without prejudice and do things as they ought to be done without influence of any kind. – Josh Billings

Common sense is an instinct given to man and enough of it is genius. Smartness is measured by the level of common sense one has, not by how much educated or knowledgeable he is. – Josh Billings

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

Common sense and nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult. – W. Somerset Maugham

Common sense hides shame. – Gaelic Proverb

Common sense is not so common. – Voltaıre

Common-sense is part of the home-made ideology of those who have been deprived of fundamental learning, of those who have been kept ignorant. – John Berger

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. – Albert Eınsteın

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

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

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. – Buddha

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

Many quite nefarious ideologies pass for common sense. For decades of American history, it was common sense in some quarters for white people to own slaves and for women not to vote…. If common sense sometimes preserves the social status quo, and that status quo sometimes treats unjust social hierarchies as natural, it makes good sense on such occasions to find ways of challenging common sense. – Judıth Butler

Good hard-pan sense is the thing that will wash well, wear well, iron out without wrinkling, and take starch without cracking. – Josh Bıllıngs

Common sense is strengthened by joy. – Rebbe Nachman Of Breslov

Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done. – Harriet Beecher Stowe

The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next. – Henry Ward Beecher

Common sense is the foundation of all authorities, of the laws themselves, and of their construction. – Thomas Jefferson

It is the obvious which is so difficult to see most of the time. People say ‘It’s as plain as the nose on your face.’ But how much of the nose on your face can you see, unless someone holds a mirror up to you? – Isaac Asımov

Why level downward to our dullest perception always, and praise that as common sense? The commonest sense is the sense of men asleep, which they express by snoring. – Henry Davıd Thoreau

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

Common sense, alas in spite of our educational institutions, is a rare commodity. – Christian Nestell Bovee

Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius. – George Bernard Shaw

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

A handful of common sense is worth a bushel of learning. – Proverb

When unsure how to solve a problem, use your common sense. – Catherine Pulsifer

Common sense is judgment without reflection, shared by an entire class, an entire nation, or the entire human race. – Gıambattısta Vıco

The most uncommon form of intelligence is common sense. – Evan Esar

Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense; no one thinks he needs more of it than he already had. – Descartes

No one tests the depth of a river with both feet. – Ashanti Proverb

Stupid is forever, ignorance can be fixed. – Don Wood

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

Common Sense–that genius of mankind, which, when properly directed is the one attribute that will carry man and his kind successfully through the perplexities of life. – Yorıtomo Tashı

Common Sense is a plant of delicate growth, in need of careful training and continued watching so that it may bear fruit at all seasons. – Yorıtomo Tashı

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

One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it. – Proverb

He who does not have common sense at age thirty will never have it. – Proverb

The voice of the Lord is the voice of common sense, which is shared by all that is. – Samuel Butler

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