"All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified."
"Am I a criminal? The world knows I'm not a criminal. What are they trying to put me in jail for? You've lost common sense in this society because of religious fanaticism and dogma."
"He's a man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage."
"I am confident that, in the end, common sense and justice will prevail. I'm an optimist, brought up on the belief that if you wait to the end of the story, you get to see the good people live happily ever after."
"As liberty and intelligence have increased the people have more and more revolted against the theological dogmas that contradict common sense and wound the tenderest sensibilities of the soul."
"Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact."
"The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next."
"Most of man's problems upon this planet, in the long history of the race, have been met and solved either partially or as a whole by experiment based on common sense and carried out with courage."
"Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic."
"Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing."