Sense Quotes

The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction has to make sense.

Tom Clancy

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.

Thornton Wilder

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,

Joseph Addison

No man can be an agnostic who has a sense of humour.

E. M. Forster

The best defence against misguided arrogance is a keen sense of humour.

Kathryn L. Nelson

A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

A person without a sense of humour is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road.

Henry Ward Beecher

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!

Kate Beckinsale

In the strict scientific sense we all feed on death - even vegetarians

Mr. Spock

The same principles which at first view lead to skepticism, pursued to a certain point, bring men back to common sense.

George Berkeley

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.

Bertrand Russell

The ecologization of politics requires us to acknowledge the priority of human values and makes ecology part of education at an early age, molding a new, modern approach to nature and, at the same time, giving back to man a sense of being part of nature. No moral improvement of society is possible without that

Mikhail Gorbachev

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.

Abby Smith

Remembrance and reflection how allied. What thin partitions divides sense from thought.

Alexander Pope

An idea, in the highest sense of that word, cannot be conveyed but by a symbol.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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