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Committing yourself is a way of finding out who you are. A man finds his identity by identifying. A man's identity is not best thought of as the way in which he is separated from his fellows but the way in which he is united with them.
– Robert Terwilliger
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Commodities have shown a high correlation to inflation, especially in high inflation periods. In addition to diversification, the commodities asset class may also protect investment portfolios against an expected inflation or a declining local currency.
– Med Jones
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Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
– Abraham Lincoln
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Common sense always speaks too late. Common sense is the guy who tells you ought to have had your brakes relined last week before you smashed a front end this week. Common sense is the Monday morning quarterback who could have won the ball game if he had been on the team. But he never is. He's high up in the stands with a flask on his hip. Common sense is the little man in a gray suit who never makes a mistake in addition. But it's always somebody else's money he's adding up.
– Raymond Chandler
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Common sense and education are highly compatible in fact, neither is worth much without the other.
– Donald G. Smith
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Common sense and sense of humor are the same thing moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
– Clive Jones
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Common sense dictates that I can not literally vanish a half million square foot monument. But it is conceivable that I can, for a short period of time, cause that monument to appear invisible to our audience.
– Aaron Balcom
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Common sense in an uncommon degree and is what the world calls wisdom.
– Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Common sense is as rare as genius.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Common sense is calculation applied to life.
– Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education.
– Victor Hugo
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Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.
– Josh Billings
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Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.
– George Bernard Shaw
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Common sense is not so common.
– Voltaire
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Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, therefore, in degree, not nature.
– Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
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Common sense is that layer of prejudices which we acquire before we are sixteen.
– Albert Einstein
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Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.
– Leonardo da Vinci
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Common sense is the best sense I know of.
– Lord Chesterfield
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Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
– Albert Einstein
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Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are and doing things as they ought to be done.
– Josh Billings
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Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
– C. E. Stowe
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Common sense often makes good law.
– William Orville Douglas
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Common-sense appears to be only another name for the thoughtlessness of the unthinking. It is made of the prejudices of childhood, the idiosyncrasies of individual character and the opinion of the newspapers.
– W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence
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Commonly, in Japan, the crane is regarded as a symbol of peace. But for us, in the Sasaki family, it is the embodiment of Sadako's life, and it is filled with her wish and hope.
– Masahiro Sasaki
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Commonly, people believe that defeat is characterized by a general bustle and a feverish rush. Bustle and rush are the signs of victory, not of defeat. Victory is a thing of action. It is a house in the act of being built. Every participant in victory sweats and puffs, carrying the stones for the building of the house. But defeat is a thing of weariness, of incoherence, of boredom. And above all of futility.
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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