Quotation Explorer - 'Sense'

Never make permanent eternal decisions based on sense knowledge. - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
I think it only makes sense to seek out and identify structures of authority, hierarchy, and domination in every aspect of life, and to challenge them; unless a justification for them can be given, they are illegitimate, and should be dismantled, to increase the scope of human freedom. - Noam Chomsky
Listen to that little voice inside you. Sometimes it can whisper meaningful words of wisdom and make more sense than the deafening noise of opinions and judgements outside. - Roopleen
He searched her eyes, and there it was. A sense of time slowing down. A world melting away with only two souls remaining. An eternity of longing. Bittersweet and desperate.Couldn’t she feel it, too? - Kerrelyn Sparks
I sometimes think that the saving grace of America lies in the fact that the overwhelming majority of Americans are possessed of two great qualities- a sense of humor and a sense of proportion. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
A handful of common sense is worth a bushel of learning.
One would think that if you're anonymous, you'd do anything you want, but groups have their own sense of community and what we can do. - John Allen
History is only ever invisible when it abets your sense of self, your desires, your ambitions, when it carries your life along in a kind of frictionless way. - Garth Greenwell
We had been with the men, we had let them do what they wanted. But they would never know the parts of ourselves that we hid from them - they would never sense the lack or even know there was something more they should be looking for. - Emma Cline
Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people. - W.C. Fields
Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right. - Isaac Asimov
The mere sense of living is joy enough. - Emily Dickinson
To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams. - Giorgio de Chirico
...you do yourself no favour if you let your sense of doubt-mistrust-scepticism to rise up within you to the point where you must look every gift horse in the mouth... - Isabella koldras
We do not posses imagination enough to sense what we are missing. - Jean Toomer
It does not make any sense to talk with a common sense to a person who has almost all thinking common with almost all people all the time, and remains confined within own circumference of ‘I’, ‘ME’ and ‘Myself’ and often has the view or sentence with the word ‘YOU’. - Anuj Somany
It is in fact nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curious of inquiry. It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty. - Albert Einstein
Success, in a generally accepted sense of the term, means the opportunity to experience and to realize to the maximum the forces that are within us.
The biggest shortage of all is the shortage of common sense.
I think the sense of family and family achievement, plus the discipline which I received there from that one-room school were really very helpful in what I did later on. - Alan Shepard
Many people would fight against the idea that they are corrupt. While in the real sense, they are corrupt because they don’t live by the principles of honesty and truth. - Sunday Adelaja
I think that modern physics has definitely decided in favor of . In fact the smallest units of matter are not physical objects in the ordinary sense; they are forms, ideas which can be expressed unambiguously only in mathematical language. Werner Heisenberg - Plato
If you want a sense of purpose for experiencing pressures, use your knowledge of Jesus Christ's comforting, enlivening, energizing presence to be a comfort to others. - William P. Barker
If we take reason strictly, the perceiving of spiritual beauty and excellence no more belongs to reason than it belongs to the sense of feeling to perceive colors or to the power of seeing to perceive the sweetness of food. - Jonathan Edwards
I think that nothing is so important for freedom as recognizing in the law each individual’s natural right to property, and giving individuals a sense that they own something that they’re responsible for, that they have control over, and that they can dispose of. - Milton Friedman
Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy. - W.B. Yeats
Of men who have a sense of honor, more come through alive than are slain, but from those who flee comes neither glory nor any help. - Homer
A taste for irony has kept more hearts from breaking than a sense of humor, for it takes irony to appreciate the joke which is on oneself. - Jessamyn West
Odi et amo. Quare id faciam, fortasse requiris. Nescio. des fieri sentio et excrucior.I hate and I love. You may ask, why I do this. I do not know. But I sense that I do and it pains me. - Catullus
If you have to explain your sense of humor, then you are performing for the wrong crowd. - Shannon L. Alder
Nurturing a child’s sense of personal worth and therefore hope and dreams for a wonderful future is perhaps the most important responsibility of every grownup in a child’s life. - Wess Stafford
Part of the pleasure has to do with a sense of efficiency, of materials exactly allocated and completely used. Another part has to do with a sense of inevitability, the feeling that someone knew where we were headed all along, even if we and the characters did not. - Wendy Lesser
The true New Yorker secretly believes that people living anywhere else have to be, in some sense, kidding. - John Updike
When you journey inwardly exploring yourself, a sense of personal trust begins. - David W. Earle
Your desire to make art -- beautiful or meaningful or emotive art -- is integral to your sense of who you are. - David Bayles and Ted Orland
I'm square. My sense of right and wrong makes it very difficult for me to have an affair. I have to be really in love in order to sleep with a man and when I'm really in love I want to be married. - Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is. - Francis Bacon
Have you ever met someone for the first time but feel like you've known them all your life, a sense of déjàvu and synchronicity wrapped into one little motherf*cking mystery to untangle the way our lives are ruled by logic. I have and my life has never been the same since. - Nikki Rowe
When a memory dies, the truth takes its place. Losing a memory is more painful than losing an arm. Because memories cannot be amputated. In familiarity, we find a sense of security. When this security leaves, the unfamiliar remains. - P. Wish
Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense. - Robert Frost
From the landscape: a sense of scale. From the dead: a sense of scale. - Richard Siken
Learning to let go of anyone that does not add to your progress is affirming your inner sense of purpose. Just Keep moving! - Chinonye J. Chidolue
I loved Monty Python for the wordplay--this sense that you didn’t have to squash your intelligence to be funny. In fact, you could walk right into your intelligence and nerdiness and self-doubt, and that could be funny. - George Saunders
To make sense of it - that's the challenge. To bear witness to the death, without being broken by the weight of it. - M. L. Stedman - The Light Between Oceans
Life is full of disparate details arbitrarily joined together by dreams, pain and yearning. I do not long for sense, but I call for emotion and imagination amidst this chaos. - Juhani Peltonen
Slow down and enjoy life. It's not only the scenery you miss by going too fast - you also miss the sense of where you are going and why. - Eddie Cantor
Presumption means nothing more than as stated by Lord Mansfield, the weighing of probabilities, and deciding, by the powers of common sense, on which side the truth is. - Sir William Draper
I define joy as a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace - a connection to what matters. - Oprah Winfrey
The pug is living proof that God has a sense of humor. - Margo Kaufman
Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
Sometimes the only sense we can make out of life is a sense of humor.
If there really is a definable 6th sense, it would be the natural connection and the ability of communication between man and animal - Justin Southwick
Have good sense, smell the scents, and you will have more cents - Sonya Withrow
The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next. - Henry Ward Beecher
My life isn’t theories and formulae. It’s part instinct, part common sense. Logic is as good a word as any, and I’ve absorbed what logic I have from everything and everyone… from my mother, from training as a ballet dancer, from Vogue magazine, from the laws of life and health and nature. - Audrey Hepburn
In order to accept yourself, you must first have some sense of who you are. - Akiroq Brost
Non sense discussions, have you ever thought that most discussions which you have are useless, pointess?? It's true and that's why I never go out. - Deyth Banger
Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sense of humor.
It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure. - Albert Einstein
Music seems to hold everything together. It seems to make things not so chaotic sometimes. It seems to make things make more sense sometimes. - Tyler Joseph
A lot of (children's literature) beginners get bogged down by morals. A moral should never be driving the story. And a moral should never be confused with a plot. You can't preach to kids, and you can't talk down to them, either. It's amazing how they sense condescension. - Patty Smith
The very thought of such people’s intolerant worldview, their inflated sense of self superiority, and their callous imposition of their own beliefs on others was enough to fill her with rage. - Haruki Murakami
No Ghost of any common sense begins a conversation - Lewis Carroll
The apparently bottomless gulf between what we say we want and why we do want, between what we officially admire and secretly desire, between, in the largest sense, the people we marry and the people we love. - Joan Didion
Nowadays 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
Life doesn't make any sense, and we all pretend it does. Comedy's job is to point out that it doesn't make sense, and that it doesn't make much difference anyway. - Eric Idle
...I retreat into my fictional world where everything makes sense - but even there I can't even control what people do... - John Geddes
We have come to a point in time where using common sense, speaking factual truths and asking honest questions have been deemed radical behavior. While in turn, manipulation, thoughtlessness and dishonesty is often rewarded and rules the day. - Gary Hopkins
I believe that justice is instinct and innate, the moral sense is as much a part of our constitution as the threat of feeling, seeing and hearing. - Thomas Jefferson
Just as my body had changed at puberty, now I was developing a sense of guilt, a sense not only of how I appeared to others, but of how I appeared to myself, especially in violating self-imposed prohibitions. - Hanif Kureishi
They are the efforts of someone who, overarced by stars that are human handiwork, and who, shelterless in this till now undreamt of sense and thus most uncannily in the open, goes with his very being into language, reality-wounded and reality-seeking. - Paul Celan
If using "was" could be deemed gramatically, or atleast emotionally correct, in the sense that it could relate to something that you actually couldn't do in the past, but want to do right now, then I wanna say, "I was sorry, for everything".. - Allwyn Jose
The history of science is the saga of nature defying common sense. - Kedar Joshi
Sometimes the greatest fear and pain come from a sense of meaninglessness in life. Meaning is a choice, not a search, remember? A sense of meaninglessness is really, therefore, a call to let in higher awareness and truth. - Robert Holden
Don't be a pepper on the eyes of people; Rather be the salt on their tongue and make a difference that influences their sense of belonging to the earth. - Israelmore Ayivor
When love feels like magic, you call it destiny. When destiny has a sense of humor, you call it serendipity. - Serendipity Trailer
America is a post-Christian nation only in the sense that we have built a tenement on the foundation of a palace. - Ron Brackin
I keep following this sort of hidden river of my life, you know, whatever the topic or impulse which comes, I follow it along trustingly. And I don't have any sense of its coming to a kind of crescendo, or of its petering out either. It is just going steadily along. - William Stafford
Fishing gives you a sense of where you fit in the sceme of things - Your place in the universe...I, mean, here I am, one small guy with a fishing pole on this vast beach and out there in the blue expanse of ocean are these hundreds of millions of fish...laughing at me. - Unknown
I had to learn to live without you and I couldn't make sense of it, because I left so much of me inside of you. - Robert M. Drake
The fact that people are in positions does not justify the means that they are leaders. A leader can be blind and to know this, check his sense of vision. - Israelmore Ayivor
Too many writers are trying to write with too shallow an education. Whether they go to college or not is immaterial...a good writer needs a sense of the history of literature to be successful as a writer. - James Kisner
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
George III was incapable of passing on a sense of mission to his son might a given some purpose to the crown prince's existence - Henrik Bering
I can sense your love,why leave me in darkness?Beguile me for your amusement,stealing my soul without kisses. You are the sun and I, the moon. Your beauty is reflected in my eyes.When we are apart, I am extinguishedin the blackness of these skies. - Kamand Kojouri
Have an intrinsic sense of direction of life. Have a goal-oriented conviction and trust. - Debasish Mridha
There is nothing more uncommon than common sense. - Frank Lloyd Wright
Sense isn’t democratic. A senseless opinion that’s advocated by 'the majority' is still senseless. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When you connect to the silence within you, that is when you can make sense of the disturbance going on around you. - Stephen Richards
No sense in settling for mediocre minions - A. Dalcourt
A sense of security, of well-being, of summer warmth pervades my memory. That robust reality makes a ghost of the present. The mirror brims with brightness; a bumblebee has entered the room and bumps against the ceiling. Everything is as it should be, nothing will ever change, nobody will ever die. - Vladimir Nabokov
The past is no good if you can't learn from it; therefore, no sense in dwelling on it. - Arians Karlovičs
Maybe she would have done more good as a playwright than as a doctor, after all clichés were like plaque in the arteries of the imagination, they clogged the sense of what was possible. Maybe if enough people had worked to demolish clichés, the world wouldn't have ended. - Charlie Jane Anders
President is a curious term for the American head of state, because "presiding" in any meaningful sense is the one thing the president of the United States does not do. - Garrett Epps
@bobbybaird i'm a writer, so are you. we try to compose our thoughts and words for effect as well as sense. vain of us? a bit. - Walter Kirn
The purest form of faith happens when you reach the bottom of your reasoning and find there is nothing that you can do that will make sense out of what you have been through. - Shannon L. Alder
Good health and good sense are two of life's greatest blessings. - Publilius Syrus
Knowledge without know-how is sterile. We use the word "academic" in a pejorative sense to identify this limitation.
For the writer, the serial killer is, abstractly, an analogue of the imagination's caprices and amorality; the sense that, no matter the dictates and even the wishes of the conscious social self, the life or will or purpose of the imagination is incomprehensible, unpredictable. - Joyce Carol Oates
Real hope is a real sense of knowing that your best days are yet to come, so dream on. What you can conceive is what you can achieve. - DeWayne Owens
Common sense tells us that the things of the earth exist only a little, and that true reality is only in dreams. - Charles Baudelaire
Acceptance is the sense of belonging. - M.F. Moonzajer
Money speaks sense in a language all nations understand. - Aphra Behn
Life must be lived forward but only makes sense by looking backward. Only in retrospect do the pieces of the puzzle connect, revealing an intelligently orchestrated evolution. Our journey through life is in a way like walking blindfolded. - Dorit Brauer
We must return to optimism in our parenting. To focus on the joys, not the hassles; the love, not the disappointments; the common sense, not the complexities. - Fred G. Gosman
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war . . . - Aristophanes
Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense, differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit: and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club. - Thomas Henry Huxley
The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change-and we all instinctively avoid it. - E. B. White
If sacrifice is not the theme of my life, there’s no sense telling the story. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A lot of the things we've done have been common sense. You do what makes sense to you and make moves that you are comfortable making. Everything is having fun in mind. - Jeffrey Kalmikoff
The attempt to develop a sense of humor and to see things in a humorous light is some kind of a trick learned while mastering the art of living. - Viktor E. Frankl
To think what is true, to sense what is beautiful and to want what is good, hereby the spirit finds purpose of a life in reason. - Johann Gottfried Herder
To speak of mystery in a Christian sense means that the human mind is finite and not fully able to understand, deduce or even contain the deep structures of God's reality. - Tobin Wilson
To love is the never ending purpose of life. To care is our endless sense if duty.To be kind to everyone is a divine beauty. - Debasish Mridha
My gramps is a lot like you. No sense of adventure. All he does is sit in his urn... - Cleo Peitsche
Ego is the most important aspect of our life in the sense if we use it against the spaces between our hearts. - Mohsin Ali Shaukat
If you are truly in love with this world and your life, then you will lose the sense of angst. - Debasish Mridha
A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed. - Ansel Adams
That didn't surprise me; any man with a grain of sense knows that marriage is the only way, these days, to acquire a full-time maid who works twenty-five hours a day. with no time off and no pay except room and board. - Elizabeth Peters
But, said Alice, if the world has absolutely no sense, who's stopping us from inventing one? - Lewis Carroll
String theory makes sense to me because the universe is a symphony that creates harmony with the vibration of our strings. - Kamand Kojouri
I think the girl who is able to earn her own living and pay her own way should be as happy as anybody on earth. The sense of independence and security is very sweet. - Susan B. Anthony
The reserve of modern assertions is sometimes pushed to extremes, in which the fear of being contradicted leads the writer to strip himself of almost all sense and meaning. - Sir Winston Churchill
Great champions have an enormous sense of pride. The people who excel are those who are driven to show the world and prove to themselves just how good they are.
Writing is making sense of life. You work your whole life and perhaps you've made sense of one small area. - Nadine Gordimer
Humbleness, modest and down to earth that recognize the real power and true sense of values towards the achievement of good life and enduring everlasting qualities. - Chris Salamone
You see, they were Mothers, not in our sense of helpless involuntary fecundity, forced to fill and overfill the land, every land, and then see their children suffer, sin, and die, fighting horribly with one another; but in the sense of Conscious Makers of People. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Science is good furniture for one's upper chamber, if there is common sense below. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
Anyone without a sense of humor is at the mercy of everyone else. - William Rotsler
Insanity is just what we call stupidity when it doesn't make sense. - Josh Lieb
Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense. - Gertrude Stein
The old who refuse to die merely on principle live on forever, to hate life and complain of all the things they could have been spared had they the good sense to die young. - Michelle Franklin
We can always lace a sense of humor around anything. - C. JoyBell C.
Everyone is unique in every essence. Love binds us together in every sense. - Debasish Mridha
Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. - Ronald Reagan
She was a music I no longer heard, that rang in my mind, itself and nothing else, lost to all sense, but not perished, not perished. - Marilynne Robinson
Wisdom is the ability to take two opposite facts and make sense from both of the them - Luthando Daniels
The immense distance between God and humanity is the indispensable backdrop to a Christian idea of revelation. To reduce God to the level of human thought and human imagination, so that we can comprehend God, is to lose a sense of the very thing that distinguishes God as God. - A.J. Conyers
You can't take credit for your talents, but it matters that you use them. You can't really be blamed for your weaknesses, but it matters that you correct them. So pride and shame don't make a lot of sense, in the final analysis, but they weren't much fun anyway. - Sam Harris
A sense of his own identity came upon him with sudden force, and he felt the power of it. He was himself, and he knew what he had been. - John Williams
Aim for what u want and the year will all make a sense. - Cecelia Ahern
The whole idea of revenge and punishment is a childish day-dream. Properly speaking, there is no such thing as revenge. Revenge is an act which you want to commit when you are powerless and because you are powerless: as soon as the sense of impotence is removed, the desire evaporates also. - George Orwell
I write to make sense of my life."-, quoted in _Cheever - A Life_ (2009) by Blake Bailey - John Cheever
Nothing makes your sense of humor disappear faster than having somebody ask you where it is.
The Bible states in Psalms 139:14 that you are fearfully and wonderfully made and that you are a wonderful work of art. That makes you uniquely special. It only makes sense for you to just be the special you that you were created to be period. - DeWayne Owens
We sense that ‘normal’ isn’t coming back, that we are being born into a new normal: a new kind of society, a new relationship to the earth, a new experience of being human. - Charles Eisenstein
Beneath the uniformity that unites us in communication there is a chaotic personal diversity of connections, and, for each of us, the connections continue to evolve. No two of us learn our language alike, nor, in a sense, does any finish learning it while he lives. - Willard Van Orman Quine
It may not make sense to you, now, but when you get older you'll understand that sometimes things have to be done. Hard things. But everyone will hate the person who finally does them. But if they do them anyway, that's the mark of true honor. - Rhiannon Held Silver
Chose la plus simple: apprendre une langue mais elle n'est d'aucune utilité si le sens n'y est pas. Easiest thing: to learn a language but it is useless without a sense. أسهل شيء : تعلم اللغة...لكن ما في نافع بدون معنى - Anonymous
If by saying that all men are born free and equal, you mean that they are all equally born; it is true, but true in no other sense; birth, talent, labor, virtue, and providence, are forever making differences.
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Philanthropic people lose all sense of Humanity, it is their distinguishing characteristic. - Oscar Wilde
There's gon' be some stuff you gon' seethat's gon' make it hard to smile in the future.But through whatever you see,through all the rain and the pain,you gotta keep your sense of humor.You gotta be able to smile through all this bullshit.Remember that. - Tupac Shakur
I sense the joy of young and old,I hear wondrous tales told,Beauty surrounds me as I gaze above,But I am alone for I live without love. - Anonymous
One doesn't have a sense of humor. It has you. - Larry Gelbart
Good is equal to Order While,Evil is equal to FreedomDoes it make sense to you? It does for me. - James Eugeñio
Synchronicity - the sense of significance beyond chance - Elisabeth Y. Fitzhugh
Rules such as "Write what you know," and "Show, don't tell," while doubtlessly grounded in good sense, can be ignored with impunity by any novelist nimble enough to get away with it. There is, in fact, only one rule in writing fiction: Whatever works, works. - Tom Robbins
Aren't we all waiting to be read by someone, praying that they'll tell us that we make sense? - Rudy Francisco
We who are liberal and progressive know that the poor are our equals in every sense except that of being equal to us.
The last time anybody made a list of the top hundred character attributes of New Yorkers, common sense snuck in at number 79. - Douglas Adams
My writing, it’s my way of making sense of everything. My way to feel whole. May I never be complete and may I never feel content please, let me always have the need, always have the urge to write. - Charlotte Eriksson
I make more sense because I make no sense. - Zarafshan Khan
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual. - Frank Herbert
We can never know the impact a simple smile has on another. Smiling is one of the easiest things we can do. Is there a simpler, more effortless way to give everyone you meet a moment of joy, even a sense of worth? - Steve Goodier
Flaming enthusiasm, backed by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success. - Dale Carnegie
When things get too complicated, it sometimes makes sense to stop and wonder: Have I asked the right question? - Enrico Bombieri
Modern man's loss of a sense of being sinful doesn't spring from a feeling that he is inherently good. Rather, it springs from his feeling of being inherently ineffectual. - Brendan Francis
What we can and should change is ourselves: our impatience, our egoism (including intellectual egoism), our sense of injury, our lack of love and forbearance. I regard every other attempt to change the world, even if it springs from the best intentions, as futile. - Hermann Hesse
Retaining our capacity for reasonis common sense, but definite conclusions and beliefs keep us from seeing life as it really is at any given moment. - H.E. Davey
Johnson had a sense of humor, and he could kid with me, he would say. Johnson didn’t enjoy talking with most liberals. He didn’t think they had a sense of humor. - Hubert H. Humphrey
And we mustn't lose our sense of humor," Mrs. Which said. "The only way to cope with something deadly serious is to try to treat it a little lightly. - Madeleine L'Engle
It is only when you lose your wings, you really learn to fly. Its when the sense of loss, becomes the driving force. - Mamur Mustapha
Abstract means literally to draw from or separate. In this sense every artist is abstract. - Richard Diebenkorn
The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense. - Tom Clancy
Some minds, at some point, discover that they can not make sense of their own predications without attention to grammar, although they do not ordinarily think of what they are doing as an exercise in grammar. - Richard Mitchell
Ridicule is generally made use of to laugh men out of virtue and good sense, by attacking everything praiseworthy in human life. - Joseph Addison
Art is a sense of magic. - Stan Brakhage
So there’s a freeing up that happens when I can go into that storytelling mode...It isn’t about how much sense you make, it is about how compelling you are. (interview) - Nalo Hopkinson
It will soon make sense with some reasonable research and reading...ti's all in there, somewhere... find it!! - Patrick Maunda Steven
Religion is the sense of comprehension of the totality of existence. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
Beauty and grace are performed whether or not we will or sense them. The least we can do is try to be there. - Annie Dillard
I want to understand the strings that are tied between me and certain other people and if they really can stretch through infinite time and space without ever breaking. Are soul mates real, and is my life ever going to make sense? - Jennifer Elisabeth
History, writing, infect after a time a man's sense of himself... - A.S. Byatt
I set about seeking a thread, a theme, a style, in the realm of legend. Something that might allow me to give free rein to my juvenile sense of romanticism and the beautiful image. - Leni Riefenstahl
The imagination of creative thought can be a crazy place,this giving reason to write it down to try and make sense of it all. - Helen Ingram
It's easy to make up weird stuff. It gets trickier when you want the weird stuff to be interesting and make sense. - Brandon Mull
Convençuts que llibertat sense Socialisme és privilegi i injustícia i que Socialisme sense llibertat és esclavitud i brutalitat. - Bakunin Mikhail Aleksandrovich
I Don't use common sense i use senses that's way more significant than common !! - jojo1980
He's a complete and total psychopath. I don't mean that in the criminal sense, of course, but in a professional sense. People like that will do anything to hold on to their jobs.
I sense an insatiable demand for connectivity. Maybe all these people have discovered important uses for the Internet. Perhaps some of them feel hungry for a community that our real neighborhoods don't deliver. At least a few must wonder what the big deal is. - Clifford Stoll
If the shining sun blinds the eye,it makes sense. But to be blinded by gold and silver! - I.R. Shankar
Wolves, and stars, and snow: Those things made sense. - Katherine Rundell
We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart. - H. L. Mencken
Gods are fragile things; they may be killed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.
Inventions are not solely the making of material things, inventions are also the mental unleashing of ideas by a genuis with a sixth sense. - Michael Bassey Johnson
A girl has to have a beautiful smile, Beautiful eyes and she should have a good sense of humor. She should be honest, loving and trustworthy. - Justin Bieber
Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life. - Gregory Peck
There is an important sense in which government is distinctive from administration. One is perpetual, the other is temporary and changeable. A man may be loyal to his government and yet oppose the particular principles and methods of administration. - Abraham Lincoln
I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense. - Harold S. Kushner
Those who have a strong sense of love and belonging have the courage to be imperfect. - Brené Brown
Her suspicion brings me a small sense of gratification. She thinks I'm lying about something. Now we're even.Lake - Colleen Hoover
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have. - Don Herold
Much Madness is Divinest Sense, to a Discerning Eye.... - Emily Dickinson
To the corruptions of Christianity I am, indeed opposed; but not to the genuine precepts of Jesus himself. I am a Christian, in the only sense in which he wished any one to be; sincerely attached to his doctrines, in preference to all others. - Thomas Jefferson
The problem with our sense of justice is we always seemed to be kind to beautiful and attractive criminals. - M.F. Moonzajer
Nowhere but in England are the papers so full of fascinating misbehaviour. There is always a scandal brewing, there is always a politician, village vicar or bank manager being pilloried, yet at the same time the country breathes a remarkable sense of order. - Geert Mak
A sense of freedom is something that, happily, comes with age and life experience. - Diane Keaton
Those who indulge themselves in sense stimulation throughout their lives often end up exhausted, with an enfeebled will and little capacity to love others. - Eknath Easwaran
Without sense of direction, efforts land nowhere. - Saru Singhal
Have you no sense of decency, sir? - Joseph N. Welch
I really feel as if the things we create together are not things we devised, but things we discovered, as if, in some sense, they were always there in us, waiting to be revealed, like the figure of Mercury waiting in a rough lump of marble. - Raymond Joseph Teller
Philosophy's greatest task is to enlarge our sense of possibility. - Susan Neiman
Ain't no sense worryin' about the things you got control over, 'cause if you got control over 'em, ain't no sense worryin'. And ain't no sense worryin' about the things you don't got control over, 'cause if you don't got control over 'em, ain't no sense worryin'. - Mickey Rivers
We have lost all sense of other considerations, because they are artificial. Only the facts are real and important to us. And good boots are hard to come by." - All Quiet On The Western Front, Ch. 2 - Erich Maria Remarque
Art is a product of the intuitive—the most powerful instrument within us. The intuitive is the most accurate sense we have. - Louis I. Kahn
Limit not to only five, when the divine gifts the supreme sixth; the sense of dance - Shah Asad Rizvi
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Pride is a spiritual Cancer: It eats up the very possibilty of love, or contentment, or even common sense. - C. S. Lewis
Sometimes, falling back on or using an old method or habit, is like sliding into a pair of worn running shoes and a corset. Doesn't make sense to others, but it's not for them. It's what keeps you together, what keeps you going. - Alyse M. Gardner
Upon first glance I felt a sense of familiarity with you. Like we had been down this road a thousand times before, why I felt this with a complete stranger I am yet to know but I trust further down the road our chance meeting will make perfect sense. - Nikki Rowe
When insecurity starts to rub off on you, you begin to lose a sense of belonging. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
I think that one wants from a painting a sense of life. The final suggestion, the final statement, has to be not a deliberate statement but a helpless statement. It has to be what you can't avoid saying. - Jasper Johns
When you are always present in the now, you will never be shocked or surprised by anything: because you will see or sense the signs of the change or changes in something or someone as it/they happen right in-front of your very eyes. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
The brain is full of lonely ideas, begging you to make some sense of them, to recognize them as interesting. The lazy brain just files them away in old pigeonholes, like a bureaucrat who wants an easy life. The lively brain picks and chooses and creates new works of art out of ideas. - Theodore Zeldin
Be proud to act like a normal human being. Keep daylight hours, get a regular job, and mix in the company of people with a fixed sense of right and wrong.The Abstainer's Handbook (second edition, p. 89) - Matt Haig
Every soul innately yearns for stillness, for a space, a garden where we can till, sow, reap, and rest, and by doing so come to a deeper sense of self and our place in the universe. Silence is not an absence but a presence. Not an emptiness but repletion A filling up. - Anne D. LeClaire
I write in seconds. I don’t stop. I don’t think. I simply write and when it comes, it flows and it makes sense because it’s genuine. I don’t understand thought-out poetry. It doesn’t seem real to me. - Dominic Riccitello
...[T]here should be a real sense of your imagination and your memories walking and woolgathering, tramping the hills, romping all over the place. Trust them. Don't look at your feet to see if you are doing it right. Just dance. - Anne Lamott
We have been to the moon, we have charted the depths of the ocean and the heart of the atom, but we have a fear of looking inward to ourselves because we sense that is where all the contradictions flow together. - Terence McKenna
Age doesn't count, but sense - Eli Coffie
The road to hell is paved in good intentions and apathy,What did you expect when common sense is your enemy?I'd rather burn alive than drown inside your reality - Of Mice & Men
I believe that a worthwhile life is defined by a kind of spiritual journey and a sense of obligation. - Hillary Rodham Clinton
You were made by God and for God and until you understand that, life will never make sense. - Rick Warren
I always have a sense of trembling, but so does a compass, after all. - Jerzy Kosiński
Anyone can plot a course with a map or compass; but without a sense of who you are, you will never know if you're already home. - Shannon L. Alder
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. - Gautama Buddha
There are two kinds of fears: rational and irrational- or in simpler terms, fears that make sense and fears that don't. - Lemony Snicket
Sense will buy you more than dollars. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Common sense is instinct, and enough of it is genius. - Josh Billings
because being with you makes perfect sense - Tim McGraw
Some one remarked that the best way to unite all the nations on this globe would be an attack from some other planet. In the face of such an alien enemy, people would respond with a sense of their unity of interest and purpose. We have the next thing to that at the present time - John Dewey Speech 1917
Philosophy is common sense with big words. - James Madison
If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide. - Mahatma Gandhi
Philosophy has no value in a true sense, but it adds and defines value to our lives. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
The less approval I get, the more chances I have to develop a relationship with my inner sense of approval. Thankless environments are actually useful for this. They help me discover my own thankfulness and my own self-appreciation. - Vironika Tugaleva
He (Kris Medlin) has a communication with a force in pitching that most of us can’t talk to. It’s an awareness; it’s a sixth sense. When he steps in and stares in to that catcher, that little man on his shoulder’s going to take over and tell him what to do. And he’s done it well. - Don Sutton
The best leader is the one who has the sense to surround himself with outstanding people and self-restraint not to meddle with how they do their jobs.
It is human, to want to feel connected with others, to strive for a sense of belonging.Yet the ultimate hack is to belong with yourself.Once you belong within,You belong with all. - Reshan Pillai
In a real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read. It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish.
Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops. - Kurt Vonnegut
Love is the essence of life. Without love, life does not make any sense. - Debasish Mridha
So much of liberalism in its classical sense is taken for granted in the west today and even disrespected. We take freedom for granted, and because of this we don't understand how incredibly vulnerable it is. - Niall Ferguson
Friendship is a wonderful thing.True friends are a treasure to hunt.Making a lot a friends does not make any sense Sincerity,,loyalty and understanding are the key factors in a meaningful friendship. Only very few possess all these qualities.And only very few are blessed with true friends - Deepti
I don't know why it is that the religious never ascribe common sense to God.
The chances of finding out what’s really going on in the universe are so remote, the only thing to do is hang the sense of it and keep yourself occupied. - Douglas Adams
I'm quite certain that if I lost my sense of humor, it would most definitely need to be replaced by a padded cell. - Tanya Masse
One has a greater sense of intellectual degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience. - Alice James
The word ‘sin’ is derived from the Indo-European root ‘es-,’ meaning ‘to be.’ When I discovered this etymology, I intuitively understood that for a [person] trapped in patriarchy, which is the religion of the entire planet, ‘to be’ in the fullest sense is ‘to sin'. - Mary Daly
A sense of the divine presence and indwelling bears the soul towards heaven as upon the wings of eagles. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
The sense of your own experience will grow along with your confidence. - Auliq Ice
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong. - C.G. Jung
When we learn to read the story of Jesus and see it as the story of the love of God, doing for us what we could not do for ourselves--that insight produces, again and again, a sense of astonished gratitude which is very near the heart of authentic Christian experience. - N.T. Wright
Liberty, taking the word in its concrete sense, consists in the ability to choose. - Simone Weil
The concept of Free Will makes no sense unless associated, somehow or the other, with Absolute Determinism; it is just as a man cannot walk without gravity arresting and spurring his pace simultaneously. - Raheel Farooq
Music, that is the science or the sense of proper modulation, is likewise given by God's generosity to mortals having rational souls in order to lead them to higher things. - St. Augustine
You need that pride in yourself, as well as a sense, when you are sitting on Page 297 of a book, that the book is going to be read, that somebody is going to care. You can't ever be sure about that, but you need the sense that it's important, that it's not typing; it's writing. - Roger Kahn
A sense of having been decoyed by some world-old conspiracy into this bondage of body and soul filled her with despair. If marriage was the slow life-long acquittal of a debt contracted in ignorance, then marriage was a crime against human nature. - Edith Wharton
If you are a real writer, then just surrender to the writer's life, all of it, even the bad stuff. When you do that, the beauty appears: the peace, the meaning, the joy, the fulfillment, the sense that you are doing what you were born to do and what could be better, in the end, than that? - Lauren B. Davis
The fragility of the intellectual is the same as the poet's:It's all about the I and its desperate sense of the we. - Prageeta Sharma
For the sense of smell, almost more than any other, has the power to recall memories and it is a pity that you use it so little. - Rachel Carson
O bliss of the collector, bliss of the man of leisure! Of no one has less been expected and no one has had a greater sense of well-being than... a collector. Ownership is the most intimate relationship one can have to objects. No t that they come alive in him; it is he who comes alive in them. - Walter Benjamin
It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office. - H. L. Mencken
Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth - a sense of humor.
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense. - Thomas H. Huxley
Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose. - Andy Rooney
I started out of course with Hemingway when I learned how to write. Until I realized Hemingway doesn't have a sense of humor. He never has anything funny in his stories. - Elmore Leonard
If one comes to the sense that they have arrived, they no longer feel the need to submit themselves to the process of learning and growing. This is a dangerous mindset to carry. The day that we stop learning is the day we stop living. - Jenelle Dancel
My sense of God is my sense of wonder about the Universe. - Albert Einstein
Discipline is to present us before grace, it does not produce grace to make sense. - Richard J. Foster
Common sense tells us that the government's attempts to solve large problems more often create new ones. Common sense also tells us that a top-down, one-size-fits-all plan will not improve the workings of a nationwide health-care system that accounts for one-sixth of our economy. - Sarah Palin
I think instead [of happiness] we should be working for contentment... an inner sense of fulfillment that's relatively independent of external circumstances. - Andrew Weil
A sense of calm came over me. More and more often I found myself thinking, "This is where I belong. This is what I came into this world to do. - Jane Goodall
See, that's all you're thinking about, is winning. You're confirming your sense of self- worth through outward reward instead of through inner appreciation. - Barbara Hall
Cater to your customers’ lifestyles. It will create instant rapport and a lasting sense of I belong here. - Marilyn Suttle
Not all are called to be artists in the specific sense of the term. Yet, as Genesis has it, all men and women are entrusted with the task of crafting their own life: in a certain sense, they are to make of it a work of art, a masterpiece. - Pope John Paul II
Someone bent on suicide won't have much sense of humor left. - Chuck Palahniuk
God really must have had a sense of humor, because if I had to name my biggest turn-on, it was literature. And he had just recommended a book that I didn’t know, that wasn’t taught in school. If I were single, there would be no better pick-up line. - Kody Keplinger
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Humor can make a serious difference. In the workplace, at home, in all areas of life looking for a reason to laugh is necessary. A sense of humor helps us to get through the dull times, cope with the difficult times, enjoy the good times and manage the scary times. - Steve Goodier
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
It is only on the basis of the probable and the apparent that men bereft of a sixth sense are able to sit in judgment over other men. - Petrus Borel
I think fantasy is best described as a kind of fiction that evokes wonder, mystery or magic, a sense of possibility beyond the ordinary world in which we live, and yet which reflects and comments upon that known world. - Kate Forsyth
The sacred sense of beyond, of timelessness, of a world which had an eternal value and the substance of which was divine had been given back to me today by this friend of mine who taught me dancing. - Hermann Hesse
Extreme busyness is a symptom of deficient vitality, and a faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Music is a holy place, a cathedral so majestic that we can sense the magnificence of the universe. - Don Campbell
Common sense is very uncommon. It is also shaped by your education. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
If life is nothing more than a journey to death, autumn makes sense but spring does not. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The power of thought is not a compelling force. It is a building force, and it is only when used in the latter sense that desirable results can be produced. - Christian D. Larson
there are times when life's ends are so raveled that reason and sense cry out that we stop and gather them together again before we can proceed - Richard Wright
Now let me explain why this makes intuitive sense.
I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use. - Galileo Galilei
Money is time. With money I buy for cheerful use the hours which otherwise would not in any sense be mine; nay, which would make me their miserable bondsman. - George Gissing
We follow the ways of wolves, the habits of tigers: or, rather we are worse than they. To them nature has assigned that they should be thus fed, while God has honoured us with rational speech and a sense of equity. And yet we are become worse than the wild beast. - John Chrysostom
If no set of moral ideas were truer or better than any other, there would be no sense in preferring civilised morality to savage morality. - C.S. Lewis
Perhaps his tragedy is that he is the only normal writer left on earth -- and it is this that adds to his isolation and so too his so sense of guilt. - Malcolm Lowry
I think books are like people, in the sense that they'll turn up in your life when you most need them. - Emma Thompson
Nothing is more pleasing and engaging than the sense of having conferred benefits. Not even the gratification of receiving them. - Ellis Peters
If we couldn't laugh at things that don't make sense, we couldn't react to a lot of life. - Bill Watterson
Educators not only teach, but they also inspire students to learn, ignite the light of imaginations, shine the sense of perception, and define the path of life for future generations. - Debasish Mridha
Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius. - George Bernard Shaw
It is only when we see the worst that Man can offer, that we begin to see the best that Man still holds. If they are blinded by greed, then it’s time to pick up our virtual stones so we can start knocking sense into ‘em... - Faith Brashear
Remember meditation is an active, deep remembrance, and that is discernment. Wherever you go, wherever you are, whatever you're doing, remember to utilize discernment so that you can hear and sense and feel the vibration of love rather than the vibration of illusion. - Tony Samara
...the passage of time, which transformed the volatile present into that finished, unalterable painting called the past, a canvas man always executed blindly, with erratic brushstrokes that only made sense when one stepped far enough away from it to be able to admire it as a whole. -pg. 19 - Félix J. Palma
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done. - C. E. Stowe
To a common man, the opulence of the day makes no sense but to a philosopher, it is as clear as a night in the southern France. - Indiana Lang
A man said to the Universe: "Sir, I exist!" "However," replied the Universe, "the fact has not created in me a sense of obligation."
The heart is stubborn. It holds onto love despite what sense and emotion tells it. And it is often, in the battle of those three, the most brilliant of all. - Alessandra Torre
All of us need to be in touch with a mysterious, tantalizing source of inspiration that teases our sense of wonder and goads us on to life’s next adventure. - Rob Brezsny
Were all trying to find meaning to make sense of our realities; in search of happiness within, Without realising our happiness within; is the only reality that gives life a meaning. - Nikki Rowe
When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young. - Maya Angelou
She longs for fresh air and common sense, and is not willing to be a dolt for the sake of being called a deity. - Kate Gordon
The sense of alienation that inspires wonder, awe and fear in us is enough of a proof that life does not belong to the planet Earth. - Raheel Farooq
He felt a furious sense of powerlessness, because he played no part in Alice's life, but by god she did in his, like a daughter whose name he hadn't been able to choose. - Paolo Giordano
Her madness hath the oddest frame of sense, such a dependency of thing on thing, as e'er I heard in madness. - William Shakespeare
The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense. - Thomas A. Edison
My father always used to say, "Don't raise your voice. Improve your argument." Good sense does not always lie with the loudest shouters, nor can we say that a large, unruly crowd is always the best arbiter of what is right. - Desmond Tutu
Intelligence is a necessity, but when one is without a supernatural sense, intelligence becomes senseless. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Marriage is not a ritual or an end. It is a long, intricate, intimate dance together and nothing matters more than your own sense of balance and your choice of partner. - Amy Bloom
We shall convince France and the world, that we are not a degraded people, humiliated under a colonial spirit of fear and a sense of inferiority, fitted to be the miserable instruments of foreign influence, and regardless of national honor, character, and interest. - John Adams
Science is a tool of Common Sense. When we insist that all valid information come from science or doctors, Common Sense becomes uncommon or lost forever. - Richard Diaz
Ambition is a poor excuse for not having sense enough to be lazy. - Edgar Bergen
One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it. - Persian Proverb
If you were standing in the path of the beam, you would obviously die pretty quickly. You wouldn't really die of anything, in the traditional sense. You would just stop being biology and start being physics. - Randall Munroe
The feelings is both the biggest poison and the greatest remedy. The wisdom and good sense define the best use. - Da Anunciação Marco
To have that sense of one's intrinsic worth... is potentially to have everything... - Joan Didion
Besides, what matters, when it comes to self-control, isn't so much willpower as vision-the ability to see the future, so that the long-run consequences of our short-run choices are vividly clear. In that sense, our shortcomings in this arena are really failures of imagination. - Daniel Akst
Once you lose that sense of wonder at being alive, you're pretty much on the way out... - David Bowie
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. - Eric Hoffer
If we put our trust in the common sense of common men and 'with malice toward none and charity for all' go forward on the great adventure of making political, economic and social democracy a practical reality, we shall not fail. - Henry A. Wallace
Frasier (Responding to the suggestion that he undertake the difficult work of closure in a relationship): "What you just said about my success made a lot of sense. I tuned you out after that. - Frasier Crane
The one who can make full sense of love and lives within its narrow expections undresses no weeping face. - Darmie Orem
In a sense, beauty is what one chooses to feel by virtue of what one chooses to imitate and to create. - Robert Pack
HOW TO MAKE A REVOLUTIONARY CONSCIOUSNESS IS: educate yourself. On the train, for example, read the same two pages of Das Kapital over and over, willing them to make sense. - Garth Risk Hallberg
Common sense comes not just from knowledge, but also from wisdom. - Debasish Mridha
With no sense of smell, your memories dropped like pennies out of a ripped pocket, until the past was ashes and your parents were blanks: nothing more than the holes in Swiss cheese. - Ilsa Bick
A sense of humor is just common sense dancing. - Clive James
Foremost, step one could take is avoiding the cheap behaviour of compromising principles with decorated lies which assails the moral power of common sense. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being. - Oscar Wilde
Seals do not sit about and tell, the way people do, and their lives are not eventful in the way people's are, lines of story combed again and again, in the hope that they will yield more sense with every stroke. - Margo Lanagan
If a man hasn't got plenty of good common sense, the more science he has the worse for his patient. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education. - Victor Hugo
In a basic sense, the greater the development of each individual the more able, more effective, and less needy of limiting or restricting others she or he will be. - Jean Baker Miller
Rosie loved Tom. Rosie had always loved Tom and, although she was unable to measure "always" in terms of years and months, this made perfect sense to her. Their love was not constrained by the mortal bonds of time; it was eternal, ageless and ancient beyond all recollection and record. - Tanya Bullock
No one could honestly say that a musical makes sense. - Siegfried Kracauer
Do not imagine that mathematics is hard and crabbed, and repulsive to common sense. It is merely the etherealization of common sense. - William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin
We all have very different musical DNA, and we all follow different musical paths. Yet there is a unifying quality about rock'n'roll that helps instill confidence and hope in millions of fans at times in their lives when little else makes sense. - Robert Hilburn
I believe that to meet the challenge of the next century, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for his or her own self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind.
Dreaming is the day job of novelists, but sharing our dreams is a still more important task for us. We cannot be novelists without this sense of sharing something. - Haruki Murakami
Narratives are the primary way in which we make sense of our lives, as opposed to, for example schema,cognition, beliefs, constructs. Definition of narrative include the important element of giving meaning to events and experiences over time by connecting them as a developing, continuing story. - Jacqui Stedmon
The sense that everything is going wrong has existed in every era, and rightly so since men have found no greater pleasure than in inventing new ways to make each other miserable. - Emil Cioran
As it is for a person, so it is for a company: having a sense of purpose is invigorating and motivating. - Jon Miller
HOSTILITY, n. A peculiarly sharp and specially applied sense of the earth's overpopulation. Hostility is classified as active and passive; as (respectively) the feeling of a woman for her female friends, and that which she entertains for all the rest of her sex. - Ambrose Bierce
A fine dress on a homely maiden is never enough of a distraction. It can convey a sense of wealth and its accompanying attractions, but it can never truly compensate for a plain face. - Laura Moncur
Life is a game of common sense. You can know all the data that the encyclopedia holds, but if you can't apply it to social situations and day to day events, you're on the same rank as someone with no data at all. - Zack W. Van
If the English language made any sense, a catastrophe would be an apostrophe with fur. - Doug Larson
You are so afraid of losing your moral sense that you are not willing to take it through anything more dangerous than a mud-puddle. - Gertrude Stein
What it takes to do a job will not be learned from management courses. It is principally a matter of experience, the proper attitude, and common sense none of which can be taught in a classroom... Human experience shows that people, not organizations or management systems, get things done. - Hyman G. Rickover
Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius. - An Wang
I would rather think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to come together and make sense. - Rabbi Harold Kushner
Without awareness, every one of us is at risk of living trapped, an unfulfilled trace of our Self, by our own sense of who we are - The Truth
Our work is not to become unique. We are unique. Our work is to unleash our sense of adventure and to allow the inner whisper that says come hither to be reason enough to go. - Vironika Tugaleva
The void is 'not-being,' and no part of 'what is' is a 'not-being,'; for what 'is' in the strict sense of the term is an absolute plenum. This plenum, however, is not 'one': on the contrary, it is a 'many' infinite in number and invisible owing to the minuteness of their bulk. - Aristotle
Good sense is, of all things among men, the most equally distributed: for every one thinks himself so abundantly provided with it, that those even who are the most difficult to satisfy in everything else, do not usually desire a larger measure of this quality than they already possess. - Rene Descartes
Fate had a cruel sense of humor. It had been all his fault, anyway, whatever Mick or Gillia told him. Careless preoccupation and utter stupidity. Boyhood ignorance and negligence. He was only getting what he deserved, over and over again, for the rest of his life. If only in his dreams. - V.S. Carnes
I spent my timeLosing my sense of space and timeI had my plans I had my schemesAnd faith so strongTo know all was vain - Nirab karki
A sense of humour is the only divine quality of man - Arthur Schopenhauer
I want to sleep. To find a safe place somewhere, and close my eyes, and rest, like an animal. That is what I am. An animal. Living from moment to moment, day to day, trying to make sense of the world in which I find myself. - S.J. Watson
There is not a man of common sense who would not chuse to be agreeable in company; and yet, strange as it may seem, very few are - The Town and Country Magazine. vol. 11, 1779
No two of us learn our language alike, nor, in a sense, does any finish learning it while he lives. - Willard Van Orman Quine
To appreciate life's small moments, it helps to have a sense the whole can never be made perfect. - Alain de Botton
A poet has to be a bit childlike at heart, and in that sense all the romantic stereotypes about poets being "eternal children", etc, are all accurate. They believe, whatever they may say, that art and words can change the world. - John Thomas Allen
Thus, in a real sense, I am constantly writing autobiography, but I have to turn it into fiction in order to give it credibility. - Katherine Paterson
A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing. - Clive James
And since, in our passage through this world, painful circumstances occur more frequently than pleasing ones, and since our sense of evil is, I fear, more acute than our sense of good, we become the victims of our feelings, unless we can in some degree command them. - Ann Radcliffe
Sometimes in life confusion tends to arise and only dialogue of dance seems to make sense. - Shah Asad Rizvi
A great sense of commitment builds a hardworking spirit. - Wayne Chirisa
To make dollars from cents you have to have sense. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as in poetry. - Bertrand Russell
Now begins a torrent of words and a trickling of sense. - Theocritus of Chios
True sense of humour and true, deep happiness never depend on the after effects of destructive vices - Angelica Hopes
One has a greater sense of degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.
Electronic communication is an instantaneous and illusory contact that creates a sense of intimacy without the emotional investment that leads to close friendships. - Clifford Stoll
I spent most of my life trying to specialize myself. I went to theater school, film school, music school, mime school ... Finally, I was able to gather enough knowledge to build the confidence to create my own work, that goes utterly against the sense of specialization. - Nuno Roque
For even if we have the sensation of being always surrounded by our own soul, it is not as though by a motionless prison: rather, we are in some sense borne along with it in a perpetual leap to go beyond it. - Marcel Proust
Imagination is a quality that was given to man compensate him from whats not. The sense of humor was given to console him from what is. - Oscar Wilde
I don't know who explained this rule to me; maybe it was the product of my own speculations and fantasies. That would have been typical: I was always inventing stories and machinations to make sense of things I didn't understand, and I understood almost nothing. - César Aira
Are all of us the same, I wonder, navigating our lives by interpreting the silences between words spoken, analysing the returning echoes of our memory in order to chart the terrain, in order o make sense of the world around us? - Twang Eng Tan
When a person realizes he has been deeply heard, his eyes moisten. I think in some real sense he is weeping for joy. It is as though he were saying, "Thank God, somebody heard me. Someone knows what it's like to be me - Carl R. Rogers
"Knowledge, without common sense," says Lee, is "folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death." But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
Common sense and sense of humor are the same thing moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.
University can teach you skill and give you opportunity, but it can't teach you sense, nor give you understanding. Sense and understanding are produced within one's soul. - C. JoyBell C.
Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity growswith the ability to say no to oneself. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
Real communication occurs...when we listen with understanding. What does this mean? It means to see the expressed idea and attitude from the other person's point of view, to sense how it feels to him, to achieve his frame of reference in regard to the thing he is talking about. - Carl Rogers
Since our fears are mostly imaginary denial makes good sense. - Marty Rubin
To be idle requires a strong sense of personal identity. - Robert Louis Stevenson
PITY, n. A failing sense of exemption, inspired by contrast. - Ambrose Bierce
A sense of duty is useful in work, but offensive in personal relations. People wish to be liked, not be endured with patient resignation. - Bertrand Russell
You can create sense out of nonsense, something out of nothing. You can create wealth out of dearth, viable ventures out of turbulent adventures. You can create mercies out of miseries. You can create tomorrow’s peace out of today’s crisis. - Ikechukwu Joseph
The chief enemy of creativity is good sense. - Pablo Picasso
I think the only necessary conclusion is that we are too beautiful, because being not beautiful at all just doesn't make sense. - Zoe Trope
Moral grounds are always the last refuge of people who have no sense of beauty. - Oscar Wilde
How can a person have a sense of something if he does not have the germ of it within himself. What I am to understand must develop organically within me--and what I seem to learn is only nourishment--stimulation of the organism. - Novalis
Vegetables are interesting but lack a sense of purpose when unaccompanied by a good cut of meat. - Fran Lebowitz
All in all, I am not surprised that the people who want to unravel the social contract start with young adults. Those who are urged to feel afraid, very afraid, have both the greatest sense of independence and the most finely honed skepticism about government. - Ellen Goodman
We cannot live without meaning, that would preclude any sense of identity, any hope, any future. - Carlina Rinaldi
The Internet is like alcohol in some sense. It accentuates what you would do anyway. If you want to be a loner, you can be more alone. If you want to connect, it makes it easier to connect. - Esther Dyson
An American has no sense of privacy. He does not know what it means.There is no such thing in the country. - George Bernard Shaw
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense. - Robert G. Ingersoll
It’s exciting to watch young children read poetry for the first time. You can sense the wheels turning and you just know their brain is doing this wonderful thing called learning. It’s magical! - Elaine Grey
It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. - Mark Twain
Whatever you see you gotta keep a sense of humor; you gotta be able to smile through all the bullshit. - Tupac Shakur
Oh, remember this, the sweetness of religion is incomparably more than all the pleasures of sense. - William Bates
A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The best things in life don't make sense.
Happiness is gleaned from a source, which can be attributed to all experiences; it can be found wherever the individual does not mind forfeiting the option, for some sense of control. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
The sense of perspective that interaction with multiple cultures gives you I find to be extremely valuable, because it allows you to see the structure of a country with greater clarity, and gives you a sense of mental independence. - Julian Assange
We don't want to eliminate the ego completely. Otherwise we'd be wandering around the house each morning, drinking coffee for hours, saying, 'Who the hell am I?' We need the ego to sustain a sense of identity. - Stuart Wilde
To give up on a person you care for who is trying and failing is a bad thing, but to cut ties with an individual who is giving zero effort, yet doing a number on your heart makes sense. - Christopher Hudspeth
A great sense of humor is a great gift! - Diamante Lavendar
The greatest freedom in this world is a sense of self detached from appearances so that we may sacrifice today’s comforts for tomorrow’s opportunities. - Vironika Tugaleva
Human experience always contains both pain and joy. One of the reasons we can be confident that Christianity is actually true is it allows us to make sense of both aspects of the world. Of both beauty and pain. - Holly Ordway
Throughout the house one could detect the good sense and care of a woman whose feet were planted firmly on the ground. - Gabriel García Márquez
There's a kind of purity to a relationship unencumbered by convention, a sense of simplicity and freedom. - Jp Delaney
Love can bless you with a sense of purpose and direction when all else fails. Because to have faith in love is to be optimistic about life. Love is hopefulness. - Kamand Kojouri
[Men] are incomprehensible animals... They walk about boasting of their wisdom, strength, and sovereignty, while they have not sense so much as to swallow an apple with the aid of an Eve to put it down their throats. - Frances Wright
‎"Those who give up dreams, do injury to their own hearts and cannot possibly enjoy a profound sense of fulfillment in the end. - Daisaku Ikeda
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
Hope is a state of mind, not of the world. Hope, in this deep and powerful sense, is not the same as joy that things are going well, or willingness to invest in enterprises that are obviously heading for .success, but rather an ability to work for something because it is good. - Vaclav Havel
True gentleness is founded on a sense of what we owe to him who made us and to the common nature which we all share. It arises from reflection on our own failings and wants, and from just views of the condition and duty of man. It is native feeling heightened and improved by principle. - Hugh Blair
Things that don't quite make sense can be our most valuable tools. - David Wilson
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. - Alan W. Watts
All too often, our elegant political theories amount to nothing more than ideology triumphing over common sense. - Clifford Cohen
A writer’s primary goal is to make sense. The bookstore’s is to make cents. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Success is a way of life with the sense of connection, compassion, and expansion of human life. - Debasish Mridha
You are a full of beautiful madness, an unreasonable reason, but you make sense in all things senseless. - s.w.collins
Life has no happy endings, actually, no endings at all, just an ongoing series of beginnings. A story—whether it’s happy or sad, whether it makes sense or not, what its meaning is—depends entirely on where you start it and where you end it. - Judith Ryan Hendricks
The voice of the Lord is the voice of common sense, which is shared by all that is - Samuel Butler
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it. - Theodore Roosevelt
As for what concerns me in particular I have only in my life carried to an extreme what you have not dared to carry halfway, and what's more, you have taken your cowardice for good sense, and have found comfort in deceiving yourselves. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
Beauty is a sense of harmony. - Ayn Rand
I lost my sense of trust, honesty and compassion. I crashed down and became what I consider an emotional mess. I've never been so miserable in my whole life. I just wanted to go to bed and never get up. - Shania Twain
I could smell death in the air and I knew it was mine. I could see the world spinning around me and I could sense the blows being thrust into my body. I blacked out. - Anna M. Aquino
Our sense of being a conscious agent who does things comes at a cost of being technically wrong all the time. - Daniel M. Wegner
Through the practice of meditation, of calming and focusing our mind, as well as developing greater clarity and a sense of awareness, we train ourselves to recognize the wealth that was already there - the very wealth others fail to recognize. - Stephen Richards
The world was incomprehensibly intricate, and yet this forest made a simple sense in her heart that she felt nowhere else. - David Guterson
While I am overwhelmingly proud of work that I, believe me, did not do on my own, I can assure you that awards have very little bearing on my own personal happiness, my own sense of well-being and purpose in the world. - Meryl Streep
The world doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do? - Pablo Picasso
The disappearance of a sense of responsibility is the most far-reaching consequence of submission to authority. - Stanley Milgram
This is the postmodern desert inhabited by people who are, in effect, consuming themselves in the form of images and abstractions through which their desires, sense of identity, and memories are replicated and then sold back to them as products - Larry McCaffrey
And He watched over me before I knew Him and before I learned sense or even distinguished between good and evil. - St. Patrick
Taste is the most unexplored sense - Matteo Ferrara
A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt as dangerous.
Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy. On the contrary, in friendship union is more about ideal things: and in that sense it is more ideal and less subject to trouble than marriage is. - George Santayana
Our true nature is one of innocence and freedom to choose how we live. We need to be brave enough not to give that away. Don't give up on your right to, and sense of, TRUTH, Justice, and GRACE. - Jay Woodman
Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution. - Theodosius Dobzhansky
Those who believe that liberal democracy and the free market can be defended by the force of law and regulation alone, without an internalised sense of duty and morality, are tragically mistaken. - Jonathan Sacks
Sometimes an act of common sense is indistinguishable from an act of genius. - Amit Kalantri
Intelligence is worthless without common sense. - LM Fields
I saw the same dynamic in our family - a dysfunctional family - mirrored in the country in the 1980's. If you take this family, and you put them up there as the First Family - if you look at what the dynamic is in the family - you might have a pretty good sense of how it's going to trickle down.
There's an old saying that if you come back to the place where you became a man, you will remember all those things you need to be happy... That saying never made sense to me, but I thought it was worth a try. - Henry Bromel
There is in each person, in every animal, bird and plant a star which mirrors, matches or is in some sense the same as a star in the heavens. - Paracelsus
A poem is never a put-up job, so to speak. It begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It is never a thought to begin with. - Robert Frost
Some of the most polished ideas are discovered through healthy, honest debate, so if you don't argue with yourself every once in a while, other people will gladly point out if, in any sense, you missed a spot. - Criss Jami
Why can I never go back to bed? Who's is the voice ringing in my head? Where is the sense in these desperate dreams? Why should I wake when I'm half past dead? - Emilie Autumn
Andalways embrace things, people earthsky stars, as I do, freely and withthe appropriate sense of space. - Frank O'Hara
It is brutal. Only I never could see the sense in having folks look at your tombstone and say, 'He was a man who didn't believe in violence, He's a good man... and dead. - Louis L'Amour
...the student of prehistoric man...cannot reject [the Castenedolo skull] as false without doing injury to his sense of truth, and he cannot accept it as fact without shattering his accepted beliefs. - Arthur Keith
Allow yourself to celebrate your sense of freedom , your capacity to make a choice and your strength in facing the truth. Not everyone has the courage to do so, even if it hurts……Knowing is KEY to acceptance. - Abby Espiritu
Given the lethal enormity of sin and the inestimable value of a single soul, a baby in a manger and a man on a cross makes more sense that anything else I will ever be able to possibly imagine. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The common theme of common sense is that it’s commonly rejected as uncommonly demanding. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You cannot win in a fight against women, cause men have a need to make sense - Chris Rock
The lack of a sense of history is the damnation of the modern world. - Robert Penn Warren
A sense of humor helps us to get through the dull times, cope with the difficult times, enjoy the good times and manage the scary times. - Steve Goodier
The real beginning of influence comes as others sense you are being influenced by them--when they feel understood by you--that you have listened deeply and sincerely, and that you are open. - Stephen Cove
Sometimes I sit alone under the stars and think of the galaxies inside my heart and truly wonder if anyone will ever want to make sense of all that I am - Christopher Poindexter
If life was fair ... one third of the people would comprise of judges and lawyers ... one third of police and prison officials ... and one third of legislators ... and one third more to make the other three thirds make any sense at all .... Thank goodness for no fair. - Brian Spellman
Faith is to believe in something when common sense tells you not to and situation surrounding you says otherwise. - Sesan Kareem
Looking back, it made no sense for my college friends and me to distance ourselves from the hard-won achievements of earlier feminists. We should have cheered their efforts. Instead, we lowered our voices, thinking the battle was over, and with this reticence we hurt ourselves. - Sheryl Sandberg
In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: They must be fit for it. They must not do too much of it. And they must have a sense of success in it. - John Ruskin
You cram these words into mine ears against the stomach of my sense. - William Shakespeare
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated. - George Santayana
A woman has to be intelligent, have charm, a sense of humor, and be kind. It's the same qualities I require from a man. - Catherine Deneuve
Once the lotus of your inner divinity gets full-blown and you reach the mental state where all the religious giants of human history experienced the all-encompassing sense of godliness, the exuberance of the human mind turns infinite. - Abhijit Naskar
If you are destined to become a writer, you can't help it. If you can help it, you aren't destined to become a writer. The frustrations and disappointments, not even to mention the unspeakable loneliness, are too unbearable for anyone who doesn't have a deep sense of being unable to avoid writing. - Donald Harington
They still had sexual relations with another, slept in the same bed, shared kisses and intimacy and matrimonial fluid, however both were not married to each other in that sense, although there was a piece of paper that said otherwise. - Keira D. Skye
Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness. - Shakti Gawain
Academic and aristocratic people live in such an uncommon atmosphere that common sense can rarely reach them. - Samuel Butler
The beauty about creating soundtracks is that each time I’m living in a magical world, a world of the logic of sense away from the crazy world we’re living in where materialism in charge of our destiny - sami abouzid
Never in our silent moments of illusion do we sense the dark parallel that lives next to us. Nor do we suspect the carrier. - Kris Courtney
History, for better or worse, is 'us' on a grand scale full of secrets, beauty, fear, longing, and stifled love. Without history, our lives would not be complete, and we could not be, in the best sense, fully 'human. - Boria Sax
To nurture your career, it makes sense to cultivate your strengths. To nurture your moral core, it is necessary to confront your weaknesses. - David Brooks
Now this might disturb you, but I find I'm OK by myself;and I don't need you or your benevolence to make sense. - Morrissey
A way of using words to say things which could not possibly be said in any other way, things which in a sense do not exist till they are born in poetry. - Cecil Day-Lewis
Then one day a thought clicked my mind... and even theweirdest event in the past start Making complete sense... - shivangi lavaniya
Words only make sense when someone who says them does. - Christian Rwynn
All it takes is an ideology seductive enough to convince you to discard common sense. - Cal Newport
As we live out of such a mind, we become generous, with no sense of tolerance. We become patient, with no sense of putting up with anything. We become compassionate, with no sense of separation. And we become wise, with no sense of having to straighten anyone out. - Steve Hagen
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A drop of sense can save you an ocean of tears. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Your words like wings gravity they defy.My heart like a leaf on the wind catchin' rides.We make too much sense to foolishly pass it by.So I'm taking a rainbow up to the 5th floor.Steppin' out to see that you're really worth more. - Group 1 Crew
Speaking calls for risk, speaking calls for a sense of what one has to lose. Not just what one has to gain. - Anne Deavere Smith
The universe may not always play fair, but at least it's got a hell of a sense of humor. - Michael Patrick King
When a person can't find a deep sense of meaning, they distract themselves with pleasure. - Viktor E. Frankl
But it's not the pressure of data that gives rise to the understanding. It's, on the contrary, the child's own struggle to make sense of the data - Eleanor Duckworth
Autobiography begins with a sense of being alone. It is an orphan form. - John Berger
The heart of Christ is not only the heart of a man but has in it also the tenderness and gentleness of a woman. Jesus was not a man in the rigid sense of manhood as distinct from womanhood, but, as the Son of Man, the complete Head of Humanity. - A.B. Simpson
I am not religious in any sense; in fact, I consider myself an atheist. - Subrahmanijan Chandrasekhar
People think they are not satisfied with what they have but in true sense they are not satisfied with what they are. - Amit Kalantri
Privatizing our public schools makes as much sense as privatizing the fire department or or the police department - Diane Ravitch
Book knowledge takes action based on reasons; common sense takes action based on the reason from the reasons! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Deep in the human unconscious is a pervasive need for a logical universe that makes sense. But the real universe is always one step beyond logic. - Frank Herbert
Some of you need a lesson in humility. While your arrogance may give you a sense of power, it may serve you better to put it aside. Those are the times you will be the light of the world. - J 'son M. Lee
When you want to encourage a greater sense of responsibility in others (and yourself), emphasize the anticipation of accomplishment, not the penalties for failure. - Roger Crawford
You can enjoy a deep sense of satisfaction and happiness in life despite challenging circumstances. It's all in how you think about it. - Kristi Bowman
Self-betrayal occurs when we do to another what we sense we should not do or don't do what we sense we should. Thus self-betrayal is a sort of moral self-compromise, a violation of our own personal sense of how we ought to be and what we ought to do. - C. Terry Warner
God can pick sense out of a confused prayer. - Richard Sibbes
Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. - Sir Winston Churchill
The paradox of education is that any man only educated by others is an uneducated man; without self-education you cannot be educated one in strict sense of this term. - Elmar Hussein
Cultures produce myths because they satisfy a deep-rooted human need: the need to make sense of life. Myths are appealing because they reduce the complexity of experience, by making things seem simple and absolute; myths define popular realities which are accepted readily, even uncritically. - Matthew Screech
Value the wisdom of humility, as well as the sense of perspective it gives you. - Chris Hadfield
As blushing will sometimes make a whore pass for a virtuous woman, so modesty may make a fool seem a man of sense. - Jonathan Swift
Every woman is born with her own sense of style and idea of beauty. To stifle that is a sin as great as snuffing out a blossoming bud, a one-of-a-kind flower will never bloom again. - Toni Sorenson
Lost: The common sense of an unconventional dreamer. If found, please return to Love The Stacks. - Love The Stacks Bookstore
Forgiveness requires a sense that bad behaviour is a sign of suffering rather than malice. - Alain de Botton
When people die and especially when they die tragically, others can't help but get carried away. They come up with their implausible interpretation and usually resort to cheap psychology. A sense of fatalism is the only form of relief left. - Francesca Marciano
So I believe in the redeeming power of stories, I believe that stories are incredibly important, possibly in ways we don't understand, in allowing us to make sense of our lives, in allowing us to escape our lives, in giving us empathy and in creating the world that we live in. - Neil Gaiman
it's really make sense when it's does not make sense - sarajevo_sara
I can see education is everywhere, and many people were educated. But I realize that common sense is not that common. - Nurudeen Ushawu
Success steps: Think big. Act small. Then scale.Failure steps: Act big. Think small. Then shrink.Consider your next big thing a project. Get one. Get it right. No sense growing a broken system. - Richie Norton
You are the reality.The sense of of worship, love, devotion and loyalty.You are the purpose of life and existence. That is why I am still alive. - M.F. Moonzajer
When I have come to you, at last (as I have always done), I have come topeace and happiness. I come home, now, like a tired traveller, and findsuch a blessed sense of rest! - Charles Dickens
Probability theory is nothing more than common sense reduced to calculation. -1819 - Pierre Simon Laplace
Money is like a sixth sense without which you cannot make a complete use of the other five. - W. Somerset Maugham
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. - Haniel Long
Believe nothing, no matter who said it, even if I said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and common sense - Buda
The urge to create a fictional narrative is a mysterious one, and when an idea comes, the writer's sense of what a story wants to be is only vaguely visible through the penumbra of inspiration. - Adam Johnson
EVERYTHING MAKES SENSE UNTIL YOU THINK ABOUT IT. - NITYA MORE
You can't do that, it makes too much sense. - Daven Anderson
being genius does not necessarily means knowing it all or having the highest academic qualification but a persons ability to apply wisdom and common sense to common things in a distinctive manner and courageously exhibiting the latent deft to the admiration of the masses - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Fools admire, but men of sense approve. - Alexander Pope
Common sense is not so common. - Voltaire
She's not quite making sense, but no one does all the time. - Jael McHenry
Every woman has a distinctive sense of beauty which is uniquely charming and euphoric. - Debasish Mridha
Even when I try to stir myself up, I just get irritated because I can't make anything come out. And in the middle of the night I lie here thinking about all this. If I don't get back on track somehow, I'm dead, that's the sense I get. There isn't a single strong emotion inside me. - Banana Yoshimoto
Yet human intelligence has another force, too: the sense of urgency that gives human smarts their drive. Perhaps our intelligence is not just ended by our mortality; to a great degree, it is our mortality. - Adam Gopnik
Our choices in life are made according to our sense of our own worth. - Kaylan Pickford
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are and doing things as they ought to be done. - Josh Billings
I've got a twisted sense of humor, and everything amuses me. - Robert Heinlein
I have a sense of destiny that you are led to the things you are supposed to do. - Robert Downey Jr.
it’s that sense of powerlessness that destroyed my soul. i cannot be as good as i would like to be.nor as bad as i think i need to be.i think you have the same doubts that your goodness was not rewarded - Paulo Coelho
A perfectly evil Devil makes even less sense than a perfect God. - Anne Rice
[A young adult novel] ends not with happily ever after, but at a new beginning, with the sense of a lot of life yet to be lived. - Richard Peck
A sense of accomplishment comes when you have completed the tasks for the goals you have set for yourself. - Brenda Johnson Padgitt
I want to rip off your logic and make passionate sense to you. I want to ride in the swing of your hips. My fingers will dig in you like quotation marks, blazing your limbs into parts of speech. - Jeffrey McDaniel
I just wish that God or my parents or Sam or my sister or someone would just tell me what's wrong with me. Just tell me how to be different in a way that makes sense. - Stephen Chbosky
I have long thought that anyone who does not regularly - or ever - gaze up and see the wonder and glory of a dark night sky filled with countless stars loses a sense of their fundamental connectedness to the universe - Brian Greene
If we really want to know, who we are and recognize our identity, we have to find out the identity of the others. By making friends with the others, we are able to make friends with ourselves. At that moment, we can sense how everything falls into place. ( Steps in the unknown" ) - Erik Pevernagie
She said that my good qualities were my bad qualities -- this I have come to realize is true of everyone. On the one hand, I was game, eager and perfectly ready to see what was in front of me. On the other hand, I had no sense of direction or destiny. - Laurie Colwin
Book sense makes sense because someone has gone through it before and able to share it with you. Your job is to listen and discern. - Germany Kent
Sense howEven the smooth stones acheWith stories of their ownIn the shuddering light of day. - Scott Hastie
One of the greatest tragedies in life is to lose your own sense of self and accept the version of you that is expected by everyone else. - K.L. Toth
The only side God chooses is one of commonsense. If it doesn’t make sense; it is not God. - Shannon L. Alder
Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you don't just give up. - Stephen Hawking
Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying? - John Berger
Pacifism is objectively pro-fascist. This is elementary common sense. If you hamper the war effort of one side, you automatically help out that of the other. Nor is there any real way of remaining outside such a war as the present one. In practice, 'he that is not with me is against me'. - George Orwell
Sanity and sense becomes a prison. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Having faith often means doing what others see as crazy. Something is wrong when our lives make sense to unbelievers.and also my friend i learned this To believers, the bible is a holy book, to unbelievers like u it is a story book. - Sean Davz
cold silence has a tendency to atrophy any sense of compassion, between supposed lovers, between supposed brothers. And I know the pieces fit.
I used the word 'prose' in the Trans-Siberian in the early Latin sense of prosa dictu. Poem seemed to me too pretentious, too narrow. Prose is more open, popular. - Blaise Cendrars
Now I sense the perfume of flowers like seeing a new thing.I know they smell just as well as I know I existed.They’re things known from the outside.But now I know with my breathing from the back of my head. - Alberto Caeiro
If you're being bombarded with information, the act of looking for patterns not necessarily finding them is what going to give you psychic refuge, a sense of sanctuary. - Douglas Copeland
Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with its apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence. - Norman Podhoretz
A person who does not feel like making fool of oneself only by saying usually to the people is most probably not often talking sense. - Anuj Somany
As we try to change society to fit our standards and bring about the sense of peace we long for, it is only when we turn inwards, clean our own backyards and serve as a source of inspiration that society will improve on its own. - Dana Gore
Writing is how I process the cacophony of each day. Prayer is how God makes sense out of my scribbles. - Donna Pyle
Even if we have bad feelings about our past and it causes a sense of alienation, it belongs to our history. Its benchmarks are stored in the granary of our mind and crucial evaluations for the future cannot be made without consulting the archive of our memory. ( Not without the past) - Erik Pevernagie
Statements make sense for somebody who needs advice. I’m not giving advice. I don’t instruct. At my best, I delight. That’s my job. - Ron Koertge
Without a sense of humor, you don't have much sense at all. - Pen
I want to ripoff your logic and make passionate sense to you. - Jeffery McDaniel
The time was when a library was very like a museum and the librarian a mouser in musty books. The time is when the library is a school and the librarian in the highest sense a teacher. - Melvil Dewey
If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person. - Roderick Evans
By simple common sense I don't believe in God, in none. - Charlie Chaplin
If you want to find wilier race by common sense, then you have just narrowed your searching area. - Toba Beta
It only makes sense to me when I can get in trouble for it. Maya - Girl Meets World
Without a mission and a sense of whom you write for, you aren't worth reading. - Steve Lopez
They say a witch-doctor can't heal himself but I beg to differ. I have been in deep end but somehow Managed to keep my head high....all by myself. Self belief, self efficacy.....and leaning to God each time you sense imbalances - you will definitely make it. - Kwanele Booi
The meaning of life consists in the fact that it makes no sense to say that life has no meaning. - Niels Bohr
Step forward out of your own lingering residual sense of smallness, take up every inch of life that is your blessed inheritance, and DO YOUR THING. - Elizabeth Gilbert
I'm trying to make some sense out of the phrase "Everything happens for a reason," and I think I've figured out what the reason is - to pissed me off. - Cecelia Ahern
Thinking over this thought, this whole thinking makes no sense. - Janosch
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy, we can all sense a mysterious connection to each other. - Meryl Streep
What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense, we are. The mere aspiration, by changing the frame of the mind, for the moment realizes itself. - Anna Jameson
Innovation is a man made change that we see with a sense of wonder. - Debasish Mridha
Pride, like laudanun and other poisonous medicines, is beneficial in small, though injurious in large quantities. No man who is not pleased with himself, even in a personal sense, can please others.
People can't live with change if there's not a changeless core inside them. The key to the ability to change is a changeless sense of who you are, what you are about and what you value. - Stephen R. Covey
The sense of justice is continuous with the love of mankind. - John Rawls
The pain of being treated like a mere object. And a sense that this pain would turn into pleasure. - Natsuo Kirino
Real poetry is art at its purest sense. It is never a commodity, but a breath of eternity. - Subhan Zein
The artist, and particularly the poet, is always an anarchist in the best sense of the word. He must heed only the call that arises within him from three strong voices: the voice of death, with all its foreboding, the voice of love and the voice of art. - Federico García Lorca
surround yourself with people who allow you to be yourself, it does not mean be around others who do not have a sense of right or wrong, who lack respect, love and compassion for others. - Tasha Hoggatt
Good taste is the flower of good sense.
There are many sources of spirituality; religion may be the most common, but it is by no means the only. Anything that generates a sense of awe may be a source of spirituality. Science does this in spades. - Michael Shermer
The day you lose your sense of wonder is the day you grow old. - Marty Rubin
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
Making a home is hard work, and for some reason it's underappreciated. It's way to make sense of things. - Erin Boyle
Any writer of horror needs to at least have a good, solid love of the genre. Also, good horror writers need to have a slightly twisted sense of humor. Without humor, horror just isn’t as good. - Alistair Cross
you will need a great deal of self-discipline not to lose your sense of balance, humility, and commitment. - H. Ross Perot
Atheism, a religion dedicated to its own sense of smug superiority. - Stephen Colbert
The businessman is only tolerable so long as his gains can be held to bear some relation to what, roughly and in some sense, his activities have contributed to society. - John Maynard Keynes
I have no home in the sense that is generally understood and so there is nothing to prevent me enjoying to the uttermost the spirit of wanderlust that has entered my soul. I am never lonely. How can I be when there is so much to see and admire in the world? - Gertrude Benham
Words have to make sense; facts don't. That life makes no sense is the most beautiful fact of all. - Marty Rubin
Forget Gods, Religion, Caste, Sex, Species, Everything like every single thing - Sense it, Feel it and just be Human ! - Alamvusha
Historical sense and poetic sense should not, in the end, be contradictory, for if poetry is the little myth we make, history is the big myth we live, and in our living, constantly remake. - Robert Penn Warren
The world keeps happening, in accordance with its rules; it's up to us to make sense of it and give it value. - Sean Carroll
Your mind can imagine what others cannot.Your heart can sense what others cannot.Your soul can receive what others cannot.Your feet can go where others cannot.Your hands can do what others cannot. - Matshona Dhliwayo
He had never been a religious person. Even as a child he had found the notion of an omnipotent creator who punished his crations inconsistently for minor infractions of a vaguely defined moral code to be unthinkable to anyone with an ounce of sense. - Michael Thomas Ford
I, too, chose to go out...to the mountains' resort for a long weekend of Buddists' Om mantra sound...hunting the eternal wise words...have a time in silence to contemplate the profound concepts of universal creation and see what it does to my sense of identity... - Isabella Koldras, Om=Amen.
Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day - like writing a poem, or saying a prayer. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
In politics you must always keep running with the pack. The moment that you falter and they sense that you are injured, the rest will turn on you like wolves. - R. A. Butler
Have and the have nots. Why do people say that, it’s stupid? I think it should be the gets and the get nots; that makes more sense. - James Jean-Pierre
Perhaps I occasionally sought to give, or inadvertently gave, to the student a sense of battle on the intellectual battlefield. If all you do is to give them a faultless and complete and uninhabited architectural masterpiece, then you do not help them to become builders of their own. - Carl-Gustaf Rossby
To care is our endless sense if duty. - Debasish Mridha
Music, when soft voices die, Vibrates in the memory; Odors, when sweet violets sicken, Live within the sense they quicken. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
It is better to stay single and wait for the one that makes sense then to marry someone that makes absolutely no sense. The moment you settle is when the one person that makes all the sense in the world shows up and Satan sits back and enjoys your spiritual meltdown. - Shannon L. Alder
Through the eyes of the brave, the future makes past tense perfect sense. - Auliq Ice
I'll never know the right answer for sex and marriage, sense and mirage. - James Thurber
An imperfect creative expression is much more sensible and creative than a grammatically perfect expression without an iota of sense and value in it. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The strange thing about loneliness is that we feel it most intently when we are with people. Loneliness is the knowing in our heart that we were created to really, truly know each other in the deepest sense but we feel stuck with superficiality. - Dannah Gresh
No one’s life ever goes as they planned. That truth alone should bring a sense of relief to everyone. - Andrena Sawyer
seeing a woman cough today made me sense a vague fear of death - Brandon Scott Gorrell
the lost sense that we play out our lives as part of a greater story - David Whyte
Using Pain To Relieve Pain. Doesn't Make Much Sense. But It Works. - Lupe Hernandez
Any fool can tell the truth, but it requires a man of some sense to know how to lie well. - Samuel Butler
Whenever you commend, add your reasons for doing so; it is this which distinguishes the approbation of a man of sense from the flattery of sycophants and admiration of fools. - Sir Richard Steele
People who actually have good advice seldom give it voluntarily, instead others seek them out for it. They do not shove it down people's throats just to boost their exaggerated sense of importance. - JJ Matebesi
When dreaming is better than reality we're livingWhat's the sense of waking up in a nightmare? - Joshua Natad
The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next. - Matthew Arnold
A great photograph is a full expression of what one feels about what is being photographed in the deepest sense and is thereby a true expression of what one feels about life in its entirety. - Ansel Adams
Travel makes me feel like a bird,Travel gives me a sense of freedom,Travel makes me come alive! - Archana Chaurasia Kapoor
The immense appetite we have for biography comes from a deep-seated sense of equality. - Charles Baudelaire
I hadn't been hanging around a knight errant for three years without learning that impossible things can happen, if you're willing to throw common sense in the air and try. - Hilari Bell
Problems and challenges are the sense of life" - Mohamed Osman Abbasheikh
You are doing the best you can, and that best results in good to yourself and to others. Do not nag yourself with a sense of failure. Get on your knees and ask for the blessings of the Lord;then stand on your feet and do what you are asked to do. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Treaty with Tripoli, Art. 11. As the Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion; - U.S. Congress
ownergy= ownership + energy. A word i coined together to mean working with a clear sense of ownership and energy to achieve great success. Brimekonsult. - brimekonsult
In a human development sense, our understanding of leadership has essentially grown up and moved past personal ego and a self-centered view of things. - Linda Fisher Thornton
You can’t change the past. You can’t even change the future, in the sense that you can only change the present one moment at a time, stubbornly, until the future unwinds itself into the stories of our lives. - Larry Wall
How does a poor country defeat rich ones? Indeed, the answer is not by acquiring wealth in the sense that France has it. Meaning vineyards, farms, peasants, cows? But rather to play a sort of trick and redefine wealth to mean something novel. Currency! Indeed. - Neal Stephenson
People in blind love throw away common sense, conscience and comedy from the life. - Amit Kalantri
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery. - Anaïs Nin
The beautiful illusion of fiction is that everything makes sense and that there was a purpose, that there was a point to it all. And that's the best possible lie because it may even be true. - Neil Gaiman
Get close to only those who renew our spirit and sense of purpose in life. - Aditya Ajmera
O sleep, thou ape of death, lie dull upon her and be her sense but as a monument, thus in a chapel lying. - William Shakespeare
You could try making sense out of the universe, but you were too small and the parts you needed to see were too large or even smaller. - Kathryn Davis
In the large sense, I have to disagree with Bakunin, one thing austerity rhetoric has suggested is that when the people are being beaten with a stick, they are much happier if the media call it the People’s Democratic Stick. - Bruno De Oliveira
What sense is there in pain at all—however we contrive it for ourselves as we cast about for ways to bind up the wound between us and God? - Anne Carson
All creatures have a sense of territory - except children. - P.K. Shaw
Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to. - J. R. R. Tolkien
At the first kiss I felt something melt inside me that hurt in an exquisite way. All my longings, all my dreams and sweet anguish, All the secrets that slept deep within me came awake, Everything was transformed and enchanted, everything made sense. - Hermann Hesse
Nonsense is that which does not fit into the prearranged patterns which we have superimposed on reality...Nonsense is nonsense only when we have not yet found that point of view from which it makes sense. - Gary Zukav
Education occurs when students set out to educate themselves… the student will only learn, can only learn, what he chooses to learn…(An) advantage of not pushing is an innate sense (his) education is (his) responsibility and reward. - Oliver DeMille
The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness. - Vladimir Nabokov
Once again I had the desolating sense of having all along ignored what was finest in him. Perhaps it was just the incongruity of seeing him aloft and stricken, since he was by nature someone who carried others. I didn't think he knew how to act or even how to feel as the object of help. - John Knowles
Let us talk sense to the American people. Let us tell them the truth, that there are no gains without pains. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
My sense of the holy is bound up with the hope that some day my remote descendants will live in a global civilization in which love is pretty much the only law. - Richard M. Rorty
Are you one of those people who uses words more for the sound than for the sense of them? - Dean Koontz
Most people say about graveyards: "Oh, it's just a bunch of dead people. It's creepy." But for me, there's an energy to it that it not creepy, or dark. It has a positive sense to it. - Tim Burton
FRIENDLESS, adj. Having no favors to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense. - Ambrose Bierce
I perceive God everywhere in His works. I sense Him in me; I see Him all around me. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The trouble with writing fiction is that it has to make sense, whereas real life doesn't. - Iain M. Banks
CoMMOn SeNSe iS nOt sO cOmMOn aMoNg coMMon pEOPLe... - DeOLs
Unless you love someone, nothing else makes sense. - E.E. Cummings
A well-spun tale can transport listeners away from their humdrum lives and return them with an enlarged sense of the world. (Peter Nimble) - Jonathan Auxier
Readers love fantasy, but we need horror. Smart horror. Truthful horror. Horror that helps us make sense of a cruelly senseless world. - Brian K. Vaughan
An ancient sage held that in different ages, humans held the senses in different ratios, according to the media by which they communicated and expressed themselves. Hence before writing, the ear was the royal sense. After writing, the eye. - Karl Schroeder
Your obsession with being in control of your mind makes you so stiff all the times; that is why our egos are growing, and our sense of humor is shrinking. - Jasz Gill
Ultimately, I hoped the tiny-house guy was similar to me: a sane person without a big agenda, who simply wanted a way to make sense of the world, to create a new map with a big X in the middle labeled "Home," even if that meant shrinking his world down to the size of an area rug. - Dee Williams
It wasn't exactly love at first sight, but it was deeper than that. A sense of belonging to a place I never knew I wanted but somehow always needed. It was a home that carried a heartbeat. - Nikki Rowe
The ship is always off course. Anybody who sails knows that. Sailing is being off course and correcting. That gives a sense of what life is about. - Michael Meade
No man can be a pure specialist without being in the strict sense an idiot. - George Bernard Shaw
To lead a blameless life you must curb your passions , and whatever misfortune may befall you cannot be ascribed by anyone to want of good luck, or attributed to fate; these words are devoid of sense, and all fault will rightly fall on your own head. - Giacomo Casanova
To keep your conscience at peace and your respect at high, don't follow those orders which make no sense. - Amit Kalantri
I believe in always being open to learning more through exploration of everything available and following one's sense of curiosity, creativity, and playfulness. - Jay Woodman
Smiling is definitely one of the best beauty remedies. If you have a good sense of humor and a good approach to life, that’s beautiful. - Rashida Jones
Worry is stressing about a situation that may or may not occur and it’s always in the negative sense. - Rob Liano
This is the moment when something once more begins visibly to happen, something truly new and unique...something truly historical, in the sense that history again demands to be heard. - Václav Havel
Ironically, torture requires empathy, too, in the sense that one cannot deliberately inflict pain without realizing what is painful. - Frans de Waal
Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.
There's no sense in being precise when you don't even know what you're talking about.
Common sense is as rare as genius. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough. - Emily Dickinson
It is inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office. - H. L. Mencken
The best defence against misguided arrogance is a keen sense of humour. - Kathryn L. Nelson
He was the safe place I would go when the world became shaky, he would either guide me through the dark or awaken my sense to appreciate my light. - Nikki Rowe
Neither objectivity nor subjectivity seem to make much sense. - Marty Rubin
If you didn't love your past, when it was present... there is no sense in loving it and being with it today.... - Mayank Sharma
Most people have sense but not common sense. - Debasish Mridha
Something about her was different that day. In an instant, she swallowed her regrets, choked back her past, and swore to make history every damn day. There I stood, struggling to make sense of the strength of a woman. - J. Raymond
Yet, there is a sense of some deep sort that runs entirely contrary to human nature, that in putting ourselves first, we must by necessity put others first. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
In a certain sense the past is far more real, or at any rate more stable, more resilient than the present. The present slips and vanishes like sand between the fingers, acquiring material weight, only in its recollection. - Andrei Tarkovsky
The profoundest of all sensualitiesis the sense of truthand the next deepest sensual experienceis the sense of justice. - D.H. Lawrence
If the universe doesn't care about us and if we're an accident in a remote corner of the universe, in some sense it makes us more precious. The meaning in our lives is provided by us; we provide our own meaning. - Lawrence M. Krauss
Silence then, and the scent of apple trees, and the nightmare sense of grief that comes when a man wakes again to feel a loss he has forgotten in sleep. - Mary Stewart
INTENTION, n. The mind's sense of the prevalence of one set of influences over another set; an effect whose cause is the imminence, immediate or remote, of the performance of an involuntary act. - Ambrose Bierce
Imagination is a quality given to man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humaor is provided to console him from what he is. - Oscar Wilde
The only way to last a really long time is to build something useful enough that people will want to keep it going after you die, and to cultivate a sense of ownership in other people. In short: make good shit and give it away as fast as you can. - Lisa Williams
Cookbooks are almost a substitution for a lost sense of culture. People want some other life than the one they're living, so they buy a cookbook with pictures and imagine themselves as part of that life. - Mark Miller
Be sure not to turn your life into a series of tasks which must always be performed... I know it can seem appealing to live in a state accomplishing things, always succeeding, always getting things done. But consider this. A whole life lost. A sacrifice to your fragile sense of order. - Kevin Hooyman
I know all those words, but that sentence makes no sense to me. - Matt Groening
We have all been empowered by the web: everyone with a keyboard can now effectively broadcast to a national audience. In a sense, it puts each of us on the same footing as the major media conglomerates, except for AOL, who now apparently own all our thoughts and teeth. - John Hodgman
A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. - Robert Frost
Remember, crowd doesn't care about common sense. - Amit Kalantri
What the sense feels, what the spirit perceives, is never an end in itself. But sense and spirit would like to persuade you that they are the end of all things: they are as vain as that. - Nietszche
After getting myself relatively educated in the area of national transformation, I have come to discover that it makes better sense to look at what I could do to fix the problems of the society rather than blaming others for what is wrong in the country. - Sunday Adelaja
...a revolution of government is the strongest proof that can be given by a people of their virtue and good sense. - John Adams
All my past heartache and pain suddenly made sense. That was who I would not be to the person who deserves the best of me. - Hubert Martin
It's a symbiotic process, writing. What I am makes the books—not part of me, all of me—and then the books themselves inform the sense of what I am. So the more I can be, the better the books will be. - Jeanette Winterson
The alchemy of life is to turn coins into cents, by making sense of change. - Jennifer Sodini
Confession is good for the soul only in the sense that a tweed coat is good for dandruff - it is a palliative rather than a remedy. - Peter De Vries
Our humanity consists in our ability to sense and respect and respond to the humanity of others. - C. Terry Warner
I knew that I did not want to go to that juvenile diversion program because I had an intuitive sense that it would turn me irrevocably into the kind of character that I was now only rehearsing to be. - Gabrielle Hamilton
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
For a better world, we need education. nevertheless, more than education, we need people with common sense. - Nurudeen Ushawu
As your faith is strengthened, you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will and that you will flow with them to your great delight and benefit. - Emmanuel Teney
Even so, [...] in the silence after a winter storm has ceased to howl, in the soft whisper of a morning snowfall, in the way the moonlight sparkles over new-fallen snow, you can feel when she has been near by, ever searching. You can sense the presence of the Winter Child. - Cameron Dokey
Why shouldn't truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense. - Mark Twain
Some days I like to wander to old and warn our places, forests ripped apart by man and streams that carry stagnant water where it use to flow. There is a sense of clarity in these places, a reflection of who I am or atleast who I have been. Broken, yet still incredibly beautiful. - Nikki Rowe
[Common sense] is the best sense I know of. - Lord Chesterfield
It’s the journey, not the destination, but that doesn’t make sense until you get there. - J.R. Rim
The best books like the best music or television or movies or comics or video games can challenge us and force us to think or perceive aspects of life that we may prefer to avoid. In a sense, they threaten us. - Geoffrey Reiter
A sense of curiosity is nature's original school of education. - Dr. Smiley Blanton
Keeping an active mind has been vital to my survival, as has been maintaining a sense of humor. - Stephen Hawking
Marx made theory... Lenin applied it with his sense of large-scale social organization... And Henry Ford made the work of the socialist state possible. - Diego Rivera
Olgun! Wake up!"Her mind was filled with a sense of self-righteous andvaguely drowsy protest."Sure you weren't, she needled at him. You were justpracticing snoring, so you'd be sure to get it right later on,yes?"Olgun's response very strongly resembled an indignantsnort. - Ari Marmell
Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting, - Benjamin Franklin
....there are moments in life worth living for. Spring Walking is one of them; my mind frozen in the moment, changed perception of time, augmented sense satisfaction and happiness, my heart filled with awesomeness... - Isabella koldras, poem Spring Walking in Vaucluse Hil.
Time has no sense but it makes all the sense - pavankumar nagaraj
And all Negroes at some period of their lives there is that yearning for a sense of group unity that is the yearning of men for a flag: for a unity that cannot be compromised, that cannot be bought; that is conscious of itself, of its strength, that is militant. - Ralph Ellison
Lack of culture equals to parallel lives, however through art, oneness, sanity and sense of belonging is restored. - Unarine Ramaru
It is an illuminating sign of beauty's generation by desire, that when the object of desire is securely won, the sense of its beauty languishes; few men are philosopher enough to desire what they have, and fewer still can find beauty in what no longer stirs desire. - Will Durant
Every great artist has the sense of provocation. - Arthur Cravan
Science when well-digested is nothing but good sense and reason.
[Quantum mechanics] describes nature as absurd from the point of view of common sense. And yet it fully agrees with experiment. So I hope you can accept nature as She is - absurd. - Richard Feynman
I live in my own head and it all makes sense to me. - Tyler, the Creator
Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
God must have a weird sense of values, and if there’s a Judgment Day, as some folks think, He’s going to have a lot to answer for. - Philip Appleman
Good horror offers a sense of an upended, lawless world and that’s appealing to anyone who grew up feeling like an outsider. - Christopher Rice
It’s beyond your consciousness that your soul lingers with the person you love and hence your mood will affect the one you love. This is the reason why you sometimes sense your mood changing mysteriously with no reason. - Udai Yadla
Emotion... a weird sense of human....strong handling make us numb....loose handling make us dumb... - Upasana Banerjee
I gives birth to mind; Mind gives birth to ego,Ego gives birth to sense of separation,From where originates suffering and sorrow. - Gian Kumar
Traditional American intellectuals are, in a sense, increasingly reactionary, and quite often proudly (and perversely) ignorant of many of the truly significant intellectual accomplishments of our time. - John Brockman
We grown-up people think that we appreciate music, but if we realized the sense that an infant has brought with it of appreciating sound and rhythm, we would never boast of knowing music. The infant is music itself. - Hazrat Inayat Khan
Everyone needs a strong sense of self. It is our base of operations for everything that we do in life. - Julia T. Alvarez
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it. - Theodore Roosevelt
Raging over something that is invaluable can portray an individual's sense of immaturity and lack of understanding about his or her actual needs for survival. - Saaif Alam
Myths are, in fact...neither primitive nor untrue. They are, rather, a kind of poetry that helps us make sense of the world and our place in it. - Stephen H. Furrer
We rarely think people have good sense unless they agree with us. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Never let your emotions get so high that they flood your common sense. - Steve Cross crossbytes
We seldom attribute common sense except to those who agree with us.
Let certain things be uncertain.Appreciate the puzzle that life is,insofar as I know, after a scheme of steps,all Crosswords have a solution,and every Sudoku makes a lot of sense. - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
ARISTOCRACY, n. Government by the best men. (In this sense the word is obsolete; so is that kind of government.) Fellows that wear downy hats and clean shirts -- guilty of education and suspected of bank accounts. - Ambrose Bierce
The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion. - George Washington
Sometimes the boxes we’re put in fit. Other times, we find ourselves shoved into places too confining for our growing sense of self. - Sarah Hackley
For your past, for your flaws, and ultimately for your stress; I judge no one whom I’ve met along the way because in a sense we were all wounded in our own ways. - Forrest Curran
Living in the moment brings you a sense of reverence for all of life's blessings. - Oprah Winfrey
No special academic expertise is required for insight into the Orwellian use of language, only clear thinking and common sense. - Peter Slezak
The Universe is under no obligation to make sense to you. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
May not Music be described as the Mathematics of sense, and Mathematics as the Music of reason?
[...] the sense that everyone was incommunicado with everyone else and living on an entirely wrong plane, so that the meaning, the message, the love, or whatever it was that each life contained, never could find its expression. - Patricia Highsmith
It is human, to want to feel connected with others, to strive for a sense of belonging.Yet the ultimate hack is is to belong with yourself.Once you belong within,You belong with all. - Reshan Pillai
I base most of my fashion sense on whether or not it itches. - Gilda Radner
God exists. He has one wicked sense of humor, and right now he’s having a grand old time punking the planet. - Forrest Carr
A writer is not a confectioner, a cosmetic dealer, or an entertainer. He is a man who has signed a contract with his conscious and his sense of duty. - Anton Chekhov
Good sense about trivialities is better than nonsense about things that matter. - Max Beerbohm
I despise common sense. I’ve seen the world from every possible angle. This cruel, ridiculous, beautiful world. - Lacie Baskerville Pandora Hearts
When you give appreciation IN ORDER TO get something– it's manipulation and people can sense it. Appreciate genuinely. - Marilyn Suttle
I've always had a keen sense of history. My father was an antiques dealer and he used to bring home boxes full of treasures, and each item always had a tale attached. - Sara Sheridan
Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out. - Václav Havel
There is no such thing as objectivity. We are all just interpreting signals from the universe and trying to make sense of them. Dim, shaky, weak, static-y little signals that only hint at the complexity of a universe we cannot begin to understand. - Bones The Doctor in the Photo
If using 'was' could be deemed gramatically, or atleast emotionally correct, in the sense that it could relate to something that you actually couldn't do in the past, but want to do right now, then i wanna say, I was sorry, for everything... - Allwyn Jose
Sometimes, it will never make sense until you find the right path that makes sense to you and no one else. - Shannon L. Alder
He (Mario Vargas Llosa) looks grave, transported. And there, I think, is the personality that wrote the books: one in which a subversive comic sense and appetite for the ridiculous jostle with an intense, statesmanlike seriousness about the business of being alive. - Tim Martin
To be cheerful in this world one must have a strong sense of reality. - Marty Rubin
The most important lesson that I have learned is to trust God in every circumstance. Lots of times we go through different trials and following God's plan seems like it doesn't make sense at all. God is always in control and he will never leave us. - Allyson Felix
It used to be that a novel would put you among people, tell you a story or stories, give you some sense of what it might be like to see a different cut-out and perspective of the world: as a schoolteacher, an adulteress, the wife of a member of Parliament, an officer, a cockroach. - Michael Hofmann
Sexual role-play is the enactment of a highly imaginative and erotic psychodrama where the individual is given creative license to express the polar opposite qualities of their multifaceted personality; bringing a profound sense of psychological release and rejuvenation to those involved. - Miya Yamanouchi
That sense of entitlement is precisely where we want them because the right to happiness is directly opposed to one of The Adversary’s greatest curatives —gratitude. - Geoffrey Wood
Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for. - Bryant McGill
A good sense of humour combined withself-distance always make the world a better place. And my hundred-year-old, Allan Karlsson, would probably add a bottle of vodka to complete the picture. - Jonas Jonasson
Maturity begins to grow when you can sense your concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.
Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. - Winston Churchill
Mind is greedy. When you sense the benefits with people who previously thought rubbish about you, the mind forgoes those thoughts and inclines toward those people only to gain optimal benefits. - Ashish Patel
I have plentyof common sense! I just choose to ignore it. - Bill Watterson
stand often in the company of dreamers: they tickle your common sense & believe you can achieve things which are impossible. - Mary Anne Radmacher
Just do what makes sense. - Jill Telford
If inanimate objects are left to stand in their world, and are not invited out to mingle with our sense of self, they will quietly console and delight us. But to bind possessions up closely with the mind is less than fair to both. - Kennedy Fraser
Inspiration works on the same sense as humans, quite generous yet impatient. When it calls, better respond there and then or it moves shop. - Unarine Ramaru
Nudists have no fashion sense.
Never let the sense of past failure defeat your next step.
The sense of death is most in apprehension; and the poor beetle, that we tread upon, in corporal sufferance feels a pang as great as when a giant dies. - William Shakespeare
If this world always made sense and there wasn't the gloomy dark nights that awakened your soul, you would never grow ~ you would never become, nor seek greater version of yourself. - Nikki Rowe
In a world of diversity, and cultural differences... there's no such thing as 'common' sense. - Carla VanKoughnett
We are stimulated to emotional response, not by works that confirm our sense of the world, but by works that challenge it. - Joyce Carol Oates
Hunting has opened the earth to me and let me sense the rhythms and hierarchies of nature. - Charles Fergus
If I were surrounded by people who always approved of me, I wouldn’t need such a deep relationship with my own sense of right and wrong. And you know what that means? It means that other people’s approval is actually a hindrance, more than a helper, when it comes to self-discovery. - Vironika Tugaleva
An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth. - Bonnie Friedman
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Your success can’t be measured by anyone else. You have to set your own goals and do what gives you a sense of fulfillment. - Rhondra O. Willis
Rationality and common sense never goes out of fashion. - Amit Kalantri
Every book you've ever read on LEADERSHIP will finally make sense (and become practical) if you change the word "leader" to INFLUENCER. - Richie Norton
She'd never tolerated deception regarding her strong opinions--that much was true. But wasn't it also true that when it came to trying to please in matters that weren't crucial to her, that didn't compromise her sense of things, she had been dishonest? - Natalia Sanmartín Fenollera
Never lose your sense of common sense. - Debasish Mridha
...co-rumination: the problem of talking too much about anything. Specifically,... when girls rehash their problems excessively, it leads to depression, anxiety, and a sense of hopelessness. - Levine, Irene S.
The very way that you think is a crucial component to your overall health and well being. Living towards the negative will only foster conflict and a sense of lack, while living towards the positive will create more opportunity for you to experience harmony and abundance. - Gary Hopkins
The lively oral storytelling scene in Scots and Gaelic spills over into the majority English-speaking culture, imbuing it with a strong sense of narrative drive that is essential to the modern novel, screenplay and even non-fiction. - Sara Sheridan
Only a writer who has the sense of evil can make goodness readable. - E.M. Forster
If you were food, you would be corn. I dont know why, i just sense corn in you. - Lizbeth Mori
There are many aspects to success; material wealth is only one component. ...But success also includes good health, energy and enthusiasm for life, fulfilling relationships, creative freedom, emotional and psychological stability, a sense of well-being, and peace of mind. - Deepak Chopra
Saying "thank you" signifies sense of gratitude, but it also implies your incapability. - Amit Kalantri
Our sole purpose on this earth is to add value to others. It doesn’t make sense to just exist in people's lives or to be a drain on them, does it? - Rob Liano
Words only make sense when the person who says them means a lot. - Christian
To safeguard democracy the people must have a keen sense of independence, self-respect and their oneness, and should insist upon choosing as their representatives only such persons as are good and true. - Mahatma Gandhi
In a sense, we are all crashing to our death from the top story of our birth ... and wondering with an immortal Alice at the patterns of the passing wall. This capacity to wonder at trifles - no matter the imminent peril - these asides of the spirit ... are the highest form of consciousness. - Vladimir Nabokov
The pendulum of the mind alternates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong. - Carl Jung
Always let your talent and tenacity do the talking. Never your tantrums or sense of self righteousness or entitlement. For it is your talent and tenacity that will carve out, shape and seal your possibilities and destiny. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Helping yourself is common sense, helping others is virtue, helping yourself and others is enlightenment. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The characters act for reasons that they can’t control and, as readers, we have to believe in their motivations, their sense of choice and in the reality of their suffering, even though, deep down, we know it’s all just puppetry on the part of the writer. - Johnny Rich
In its broad sense, civilization means not only comfort in daily necessities but also the refining of knowledge and the cultivation of virtue so as to elevate human life to a higher plane. - Yukichi Fukuzawa
History does not usually make real sense until long afterward. - Bruce Catton
Laugh until you cry;never let your eyes look dryThis is not a matter of joke;this is all to provokeour sense of humourLife is its own consumer! - Munia Khan
It's asking a great deal that things should appeal to your reason as well as your sense of the aesthetic. - W. Somerset Maugham
Maybe we should live our lives in a constant state of expectation, always curious and excited about the possibilities that could unfold in front of us. Maybe it is our sense of vision that colors our reality. - Allison Fallon
Are all of us the same, I wonder, navigating our lives by interpreting the silences between words spoken, analysing the returning echoes of our memory in order to chart the terrain, in order to make sense of the world around us? - Twang Eng Tan
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish. - Euripides
Self-respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. - Rabbi Abraham Heschel
What you feel is making sense could really be dramatized nonsense. So think again. - Debasish Mridha
There must be something I am doing that will make sense to somebody some day. - Secli G.
Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man. - Amos Bronson Alcott
Life makes a lot of sense When we consider how little sense death makes
Common sense is one of the most unused commodities available to man. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Friendship grows from a caring heart with sense and sensibilities. - Debasish Mridha
Making money may give a sense of Achievement. But making a difference will give a sense of Fulfillment.- - RVM
As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit." ~ - Emmanuel
Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. - Albert Einstein
I imagine many of my fans share a similarly chaotic feeling in their own lives. This album 'ARTPOP was written to make sense of that chaos. - Lady Gaga
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