Quotes about "common"

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Sell also: coarse, Commons, cut, green, mutual, park, plebeian, uncouth, unwashed, usual, vernacular, vulgar

Definitions and meanings of word "common"

• Noun: a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area; example: "they went for a walk in the park"

• Adj: belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public; examples: "for the common good", "common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community"

• Adj: having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual; examples: "the common man", "a common sailor", "the common cold", "a common nuisance", "followed common procedure", "it is common knowledge that she lives alone", "the common housefly", "a common brand of soap"

• Adj: common to or shared by two or more parties; examples: "a common friend", "the mutual interests of management and labor"

• Adj: commonly encountered; examples: "a common (or familiar) complaint", "the usual greeting"

• Adj: being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language; examples: "common parlance", "a vernacular term", "vernacular speakers", "the vulgar tongue of the masses", "the technical and vulgar names for an animal species"

• Adj: of or associated with the great masses of people; examples: "the common people in those days suffered greatly", "behavior that branded him as common", "his square plebeian nose", "a vulgar and objectionable person", "the unwashed masses"

• Adj: of low or inferior quality or value; examples: "of what coarse metal ye are molded"- Shakespear", "produced...the common cloths used by the poorer population"

• Adj: lacking refinement or cultivation or taste; examples: "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind", "behavior that branded him as common", "an untutored and uncouth human being", "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy", "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence", "the vulgar display of the newly rich"

• Adj: to be expected; standard; example: "common decency"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "common"

Barbara Jordan
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Friday 21 February 1936 - Wednesday 17 January 1996
H. L. Mencken
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Christopher Dawson
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Christopher Lasch
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Wednesday 1 June 1932 - Monday 14 February 1994
Henry A. Wallace
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Sunday 7 October 1888 - Thursday 18 November 1965
Henry David Thoreau
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Mason Cooley
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Thomas Huxley
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Wednesday 4 May 1825 - Saturday 29 June 1895
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Edward Sapir
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Saturday 26 January 1884 - Saturday 4 February 1939
Robert M. Hutchins
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Tuesday 17 January 1899 - Tuesday 17 May 1977
Robert Toombs
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Monday 2 July 1810 - Tuesday 15 December 1885

A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered; about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.

Robert M. Hutchins

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We had a large common domain, already added by the several States for the common benefit of all; purchase and war might make large additions to this common domain; hence the power over existing and future territories, with the stipulation to admit new States, was conferred.

Robert M. Hutchins

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For humanism also appeals to man as man. It seeks to liberate the universal qualities of human nature from the narrow limitations of blood and soil and class and to create a common language and a common culture in which men can realize their common humanity.

Robert M. Hutchins

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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.

Robert M. Hutchins

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Our common language is English. And our common task is to ensure that our non-English-speaking children learn this common language.

Robert M. Hutchins

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The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.

Robert M. Hutchins

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I've got mad energy for days. That's what people can't get their minds around. They say, 'Oh, he's going to crash.' They try to apply all these common terms to a guy who is not common. I don't fit into their little box.

Robert M. Hutchins

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Common sense as well as common values all lead us. Our future depends upon it and our present is going to be vastly better when we get back to these basics.

Robert M. Hutchins

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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.

Robert M. Hutchins

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Common sense, in so far as it exists, is all for the bourgeoisie. Nonsense is the privilege of the aristocracy. The worries of the world are for the common people.

Robert M. Hutchins

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To be able to influence someone or to be able to have a group of guys come together to have a successful team and to be together all the time every day for, you know, a year and longer together, you have to have a - find a common ground. And that common ground for us is football.

Robert M. Hutchins

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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.

Robert M. Hutchins

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Certain kinds of speed, flow, intensity, density of attacks, density of interaction... Music that concentrates on those qualities is, I think, easier achieved by free improvisation between people sharing a common attitude, a common language.

Robert M. Hutchins

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America's strength is not our diversity; our strength is our ability to unite people of different backgrounds around common principles. A common language is necessary to reach that goal.

Robert M. Hutchins

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Common sense is not so common.

Robert M. Hutchins

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It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.

Robert M. Hutchins

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Without a common loyalty to either a state or a church they have nevertheless a vast deal in common.

Robert M. Hutchins

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Yeah, I think the common denominator - and this is probably going to sound like Acting 101 - but the common denominator is belief in the character in the moment.

Robert M. Hutchins

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Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.

Robert M. Hutchins

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Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.

Robert M. Hutchins

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