Sense Quotes

It has been said that there is nothing more uncommon than common sense.

Thomas Chalmers

Everything is good in due measure and strong sensations know not measure.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humour.

Albee, Edward

Imagination was given to man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

Francis Bacon

Fairyland is nothing but the sunny country of common sense.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

I ask no more from mortals Than your beautiful face implies, The beauty the artist beholding Interprets and sanctifies. Who says that men have fallen, That life is wretched and rough? I say, the world is lovely, And that loveliness is enough. So my doubting days are ended, And the labour of life seems clear; And life hums deeply around me, Just like the murmur here, And quickens the sense of living, And shapes me for peace and storm, And dims my eyes with gladness When it glides into colour and form!

Robert Williams Buchanan

To have a sense of sin means to feel guilty at there being an ethical choice to make, a guilt which, however "good" I may become, remains unchanged.

Wystan Hugh Auden

In no obvious sense was the American Revolution undertaken as a social revolution.

Bernard Bailyn

Anything that is perceived and sensed by the five senses, or which takes time and space, is called 'Corporeal.'

Yehuda Ashlag

Without admitting it they sense that their lives would be completely intolerable as soon as they no longer clung to satisfactions which are none at all.

Theodor Adorno

The free-thinking of one age is the common sense of the next.

Matthew Arnold

The surest way to make a monkey of a man is to quote him. That remark in itself wouldnt make any sense if quoted as it stands.

Robert Charles Benchley

Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves.

Robert Neelly Bellah

Even though they, themselves, were material beings, they could show themselves to us only by taking on bodies that our senses were able to perceive.

Cyrano Hercule Savinien de Bergerac

I took some sense and made a nickel of it.

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