Common Sense Quotes To Make You Smarter

Looking for famous quotes about common sense? We have rounded up the best collection of common sense quotes, sayings, captions for Instagram, status messages, one-liners funny, (with images, pictures, memes) to give you and understanding about intelligence, knowledge and common sense to expand your horizons.

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Common sense is having sound judgement, or some would say having practical life experiences. Dealing with people who lack common sense can be frustrating. As important as it is to have knowledge and be intelligent, having common sense will help you apply your knowledge and be smarter in real life situations.

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We are sharing some wise and encouraging words about common sense by some of the most famous authors, celebrities, leaders which are inspirational and relatable too. These quotes are a mix of inspirational, sarcastic, funny, meaningful quotes to inspire you.

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Common Sense Quotes To Inspire You

  1. “Common sense is not so common.” — Voltaire

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    Common Sense Quotes

  2. “Common sense often makes good law.” — William O. Douglas

  3. “Common sense is often underrated.” — Ashlan Gorse Cousteau

  4. “Follow your heart but take your brain with you.” — Alfred Adler

  5. “Common sense is what tells us the earth is flat.” — Stuart Chase

  6. “The best prophet is common sense, our native wit.” — Euripides

  7. “Philosophy is common sense with big words.” — James Madison

  8. “Seek advice but use your own common sense.” — Yiddish Proverb

  9. “The most formidable weapon against errors of any kind is reason.” — Unknown

  10. “Logic is one thing and common sense another.” — Elbert Hubbard

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    Common Sense Sayings

  11. “Better to shun the bait than struggle in the snare.” — William Blake

  12. “Common sense is genius in homespun.” — Alfred North Whitehead

  13. “Most people have sense but not common sense.” — Debasish Mridha

  14. “Knowledge counts but common sense matters.” — LouAnne Johnson

  15. “Common sense is calculation applied to life.” — Henri Frederic Amiel

  16. “My biggest skill is common sense. I understand life.” — Jurgen Klopp

  17. “Common sense is in medicine the master workman.” — Peter Latham

  18. “Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius.” — Josh Billings

  19. “No ghost of any common sense begins a conversation.” — Lewis Carroll

  20. “… many times experience brings common sense…” — Catherine Pulsifer

  21. “You can catch more flies with honey than with sour milk.” — Kiran Desai

  22. “If a man has common sense, he has all the sense there is.” — Sam Rayburn

  23. “Yelling doesn’t get your point across, it only makes it louder.” — Grant Hill

  24. “Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.” — Victor Hugo

    Famous Common Sense Quotes
    Famous Common Sense Quotes

  25. “Common sense is the genius of humanity.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  26. “You can’t legislate intelligence and common sense into people.” — Will Rogers

  27. “Why is it that common sense is seldom common practice?” — Eliyahu Goldratt

  28. “Every responsible executive needs common sense in business.” — Dr. Paul Zak

  29. “With a little bit of common sense, anything is achievable.” — Dick Strawbridge

  30. “Soap and water and common sense are the best disinfectants.” — William Osler

  31. “There is nothing more uncommon than common sense.” — Frank Lloyd Wright

  32. “All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified.” — Thomas H. Huxley

  33. “Common sense is of paramount importance in business and customer service.” — Unknown

  34. “He who does not have common sense at age thirty will never have it.” — Proverb

    Quotes About Common Sense
    Quotes About Common Sense

  35. “It is a pleasure to meet people – who possess common sense.” — Grenville Kleiser

  36. “Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

  37. “Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to.” — George Seaton

  38. “The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense.” — William Inge

  39. “One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it.” — Proverb

  40. “Common sense to one person might be something different to another.” — Taya Kyle

  41. “When unsure how to solve a problem, use your common sense.” — Catherine Pulsifer

  42. “We all run the risk of thinking that people have common sense sometimes.” — Hozier

  43. “Bipartisanship is not what is missing in Washington. Common Sense is.” — Rand Paul

  44. “Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.” — An Wang

  45. “Many sophisticated, intelligent people lack wisdom and common sense.” — Joyce Meyer

  46. “The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.” — Henry Ward Beecher

  47. “Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.” — Albert Einstein

  48. “Fear is good and useful when it’s deployed on the side of common sense.” — Peter Hitchens

  49. “Every one of you is a super genius if you just focus your common sense.” — Eliyahu Goldratt

  50. “Common sense helps us navigate the problems we face in life each and every day.” — Unknown

  51. “Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.” — Samuel Coleridge

  52. “Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes common sense.” — Julian Casablancas

  53. “Common sense is compelled to make its way without the enthusiasm of anyone.” — E. W. Howe

  54. “Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.” — Leonardo da Vinci

  55. “Caution: Water on road during rain. Common sense? Why is it not all that common?” — Unknown

  56. “Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

  57. “Work hard, use your common sense and don’t be afraid to trust your instincts.” — Fred L. Turner

  58. “Science is not a substitute for common sense, but an extension of it.” — Willard Van Orman Quine

  59. “Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

  60. “There are some things money just cannot buy, like manners, morals and common sense.” — Unknown

  61. “Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.” — Samuel Taylor Coleridge

  62. “There is more logic in humor than in anything else. Because, you see, humor is truth.” — Victor Borge

  63. “Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.” — Gertrude Stein

  64. “Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It’s a spiritual dissipation.” — Margaret Deland

  65. “If you have an ounce of common sense and one good friend you don’t need an analyst.” — Joan Crawford

  66. “Common sense without education, is better than education without common sense.” — Benjamin Franklin

  67. “Using common sense will put you on a path to success and will help you reach all of your goals.” — Unknown

  68. “Common sense is seeing things as they are; and doing things as they ought to be.” — Harriet Beecher Stowe

  69. “In any war, the first casualty is common sense, and the second is free and open discussion.” — James Reston

  70. “A house is built by wisdom and becomes strong through good sense.” — Proverbs 24:3 (NLT) (Bible Verses)

  71. “Common sense is the natural ability to use logic, knowledge, and reasoning to reach a conclusion.” — Unknown

  72. “Common sense is not a gift, it’s a punishment. Because you have to deal with everyone who doesn’t have it.” — Unknown

  73. “Common sense is something that everyone needs, few have, and none think they lack.” — Benjamin Franklin

  74. “In life, you need many more things besides talent. Things like good advice and common sense.” — Hack Wilson

  75. “Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.” — Josh Billings

  76. “Falling in love consists merely in uncorking the imagination and bottling the common sense.” — Helen Rowland

  77. “The art of common sense is applying the best wisdom we know today based on all our yesterdays.” — Wilfred Peterson

  78. “No brilliance is needed in the law. Nothing but common sense, and relatively clean finger nails.” — John Mortimer

  79. “Common sense and nature will do a lot to make the pilgrimage of life not too difficult.” — W. Somerset Maugham

  80. “Nice people with common sense do not make interesting characters. They only make good former spouses.” — Isabel Allende

  81. “Let’s not be afraid to speak the common sense truth: you can’t have high standards without good discipline.” — William Hague

  82. “Reactions are conditioned behaviors that take the place of common sense and wisdom.” — Scott Allan, Rejection Reset

  83. “Common sense is the foundation of all authorities, of the laws themselves, and of their construction.” — Thomas Jefferson

  84. “Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense; no one thinks he needs more of it than he already had.” — Descartes

  85. “Common sense isn’t common, freedom isn’t free, and justice isn’t always just. Those principles will never change.” — Unknown

  86. “Common sense tells us that the things of the earth exist only a little, and that true reality is only in dreams.” — Charles Baudelaire

  87. “The failure to invest in youth reflects a lack of compassion and a colossal failure of common sense.” — Coretta Scott King

  88. “If people use common sense and their own guiding moral compass, I think they’ll generally stay out of trouble.” — Steve Chabot

  89. “Proverbs speak to a simple truth or are often considered common sense, but are expressed usually in a one line sentence.” — Unknown

  90. “I think that we must find some way to get more common sense, more rationality, in our decisions and less emotion.” — David Packard

  91. “The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.” — Thomas A. Edison

  92. “It’s just not a good idea to drink and drive; that is just common sense. But common sense is not that common.” — Madeline Zima

  93. “Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean it.” — Mark Twain

  94. “A lack of common sense usually ends in some heroic feat, much like the soldier who dives onto the grenade so that others may live.” — Criss Jami

  95. “Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.” — René Descartes

  96. “The same principles which at first view lead to skepticism, pursued to a certain point, bring men back to common sense.” — George Berkeley

  97. “It was not curiosity that killed the goose who laid the golden egg, but an insatiable greed that devoured common sense.” — E.A. Bucchianeri

  98. “It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt

  99. “There is no common sense in going to the field to fight and leaving a man at home to undo all that you accomplish.” — Robert Green Ingersoll

  100. “Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.” — Henri Frederic Amiel

  101. “Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.” — Clive James

  102. “It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.” — Robert Green Ingersoll

  103. “Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.” — William James

  104. “Most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.” — Oscar Wilde

  105. “Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.” — Buddha

  106. “That the king is not to be trusted without being looked after, or in other words, that a thirst for absolute power is the natural disease of monarchy.” — Thomas Paine, “Common Sense” (1776)

Funny Common Sense Quotes

  1. “Common sense is not so common.” — Voltaire

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    Common Sense Quotes Funny

  2. “Love, not based on common sense, is doomed.” — Unknown

  3. “Your level of intelligence is my common sense.” — Unknown

    Sarcastic Common Sense Quotes
    Sarcastic Common Sense Quotes

  4. “Common sense is very uncommon.” — Horace Greeley

  5. “Good sense is as important as good food.” — Irish Proverbs

  6. “Common sense is the most limited of all natural resources.” — Unknown

  7. “Maybe if we tell people the brain is an app, they’ll start using it.” — Unknown

    Funny Common Sense Memes
    Funny Common Sense Memes

  8. “Common sense is a flower that doesn’t grow in everyone’s garden.” — Unknown

    Funny Common Sense Quotes
    Funny Common Sense Quotes

  9. “Common sense is like deodorant. The people who need it most never use it.”  — Bill Murray

  10. “Common sense is so rare these days that it should be considered a superpower.” — Unknown

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    Best Common Sense Pictures

  11. “Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited.” — George Santayana

  12. “The only thing a person can never have too much of is common sense.” — Kathryn Smith

  13. “I don’t know why they call it common sense, because it’s not so common.” — Ron Belrose

  14. “No matter how big a hammer you use, you can’t pound common sense into stupid people.” — Unknown

  15. “Remember, just because you went to college doesn’t make you smarter than anyone else. Common sense doesn’t come with a degree.” — Unknown

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    Common Sense Quotes Pics

Education makes people intelligent but it’s the common sense that makes people smart. So using common sense will always help you deal with situations wisely and practically. It will put you on a path to success and will help you reach all of your goals.

Everyone knows that Knowledge is power. But knowledge without having common sense will eventually stunt your knowledgeable growth. You may have all the knowledge in the world but without common sense it won’t do you much good.

Profoundly inspirational common sense quotes and sayings will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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