Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education.
The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense.
With a little bit of common sense, anything is achievable.
Philosophy is common sense with big words.
What is common sense isn't common practice.
Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
The most important key to having common sense is actually listening to what it tells you.
Common sense is perhaps the most equally divided, but surely the most underemployed, talent in the world.
Emotion makes the world go round, but common sense keeps it from going too fast.
Common sense is a flower that doesn't grow in everyone's garden.
Don't be afraid to trust your own common sense.
Common sense is like deodorant. The people who need it most never use it.
The best prophet is common sense.
There's only one kind of common sense but a thousand varieties of stupidity.
The most uncommon form of intelligence is common sense.
Common sense is usually lack of imagination, and imagination is usually lack of common sense.
Common sense is seeing things as they are; and doing things as they ought to be.
Common sense is calculation applied to life.
Common sense is better than genius, and hence its bestowment is more universal.
Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.
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.
Good hard-pan sense is the thing that will wash well, wear well, iron out without wrinkling, and take starch without cracking.
Genius ain't nothing more than elegant common sense.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
Common sense (which, in truth, is very uncommon) is the best sense I know of: abide by it; it will counsel you best.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it -- even if I have said it -- unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Common sense is the best distributed thing in the world, for we all think we possess a good share of it.
Science, as opposed to technology, does violence to common sense.
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
If a man has common sense, he has all the sense there is.
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified.
Common sense and nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult.
Have common sense and stick to the point.
Common sense, to most people, is nothing more than their own opinions.
Common sense often makes good law.
You can have a respectable profession and a good income and still lack common sense.
No one tests the depth of a river with both feet.
Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.
Common sense is the folklore of philosophy.
To discover the true principles of Morality, men have no need of theology, of revelation, or of gods: They have need only of common sense.
Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to.
To act with common sense according to the moment, is the best wisdom I know.
Common sense is very uncommon.
Common sense as well as common values all lead us. Our future depends upon it and our present is going to be vastly better when we get back to these basics.
In other words, start with what you know, and use a little guesswork, or common sense, or whatever you want to call it, to figure out what you don't know.
Poetry is a mixture of common sense, which not all have, with an uncommon sense, which very few have.
The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
Conscience that isn't hitched up to common sense is a mighty dangerous thing.
Common sense to one person might be something different to another.
Time is the Common Sense of God.
Science ... is organized common sense.
Common sense is the foundation of all authorities, of the laws themselves, and of their construction.
Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.
You can't legislate intelligence and common sense into people.
Taste is the common sense of genius.
Who is the most sensible person? The one who finds what is to their own advantage in all that happens to them.
Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.