• The art of conversation consist as much in listening politely, as in talking agreeably.

  • The biggest shortage of all is the shortage of common sense.

  • A handful of common sense is worth a bushel of learning.

  • Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.

  • One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.

  • The voice of the Lord is the voice of common sense, which is shared by all that is

  • The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it.

  • No poet sings because he must sing. At least no great poet does. A great poet sings because he chooses to sing

  • Nine out of ten people who change their minds are wrong the second time too.

  • Successful leaders have the courage to take action where others hesitate.