If the administrative phase is conducted in two different courts and it leads to two different verdicts, then prudence and judicial economy would tell us that these proceedings should be consolidated into one court. It only makes sense.
Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and, in its true sense, a noble one.
Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.
The poor on the borderline of starvation live purposeful lives. To be engaged in a desperate struggle for food and shelter is to be wholly free from a sense of futility.
Maturity begins to grow when you can sense you concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.
Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance.
The same principles which at first view lead to skepticism, pursued to a certain point, bring men back to common sense.
If someone had told me years ago that sharing a sense of humour was so vital to partnerships, I could have avoided a lot of sex!
A person without a sense of humour is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.
The best defence against misguided arrogance is a keen sense of humour.
No man can be an agnostic who has a sense of humour.
For me, compatibility is a sense of humour, being able to laugh together; that is very important.
Marriage enlarges the scene of our happiness and of our miseries. A marriage of love is pleasant, of interest, easy, and where both meet, happy. A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and,
A sense of humor judges one's actions and the actions of others from a wider reference... it pardons shortcomings; it consoles failure. It recommends moderation.
The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction has to make sense.
Parents, however old they and we may grow to be, serve among other things to shield us from a sense of our doom. As long as they are around, we can avoid the fact of our mortality; we can still be innocent children.
Yet human intelligence has another force, too: the sense of urgency that gives human smarts their drive. Perhaps our intelligence is not just ended by our mortality; to a great degree, it is our mortality.
Words, as every one now knows, "mean" nothing by themselves, although the belief that they did ... was once equally universal. It is only when a thinker makes use of them that they stand for anything, or, in one sense, have "meaning."
Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled to concentrate to accept conflict and tension to be born everyday to feel a sense of self.
Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man.
Common sense, in so far as it exists, is all for the bourgeoisie. Nonsense is the privilege of the aristocracy. The worries of the world are for the common people.
The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
Nonsense is that which does not fit into the prearranged patterns which we have superimposed on reality...Nonsense is nonsense only when we have not yet found that point of view from which it makes sense.
The nonsense that charms is close to sense.