William Camden - It is commonly said that men are forward to believe whatever is connected with their own interest. This in common cases is true; but it is also true, that when some very great and unexpected good news is brought to us, we find it very difficult to credit it.
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Garrison Keillor - Going back into the history of a word, very often into Latin, we come back pretty commonly to pictures or models of how things happen or are done.
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Martin Lawrence - It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the foulest, and surely the fairer way is not much about.
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Richard Henry Lee - Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.
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John H. Reagan - Language commonly stresses only one side of any interaction.
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Malcolm Wilson - Ability is commonly found to consist mainly in a high degree of solemnity.
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Mike Wilson - Abscond - to move in a mysterious way, commonly with the property of another.
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Paul Winfield - Clairvoyant, n.: A person, commonly a woman, who has the power of seeing that which is invisible to her patron - namely, that he is a blockhead.
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Victoria Woodhull - Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which is held to be both a privilege and a duty) means, as commonly interpreted, the right to vote for the man of another man's choice, and is highly prized.
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- But the way people commonly use the word nowadays it means something all of whose parts are mutually interdependent - not only for their mutual action, but for their meaning and for their existence.
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- There is an expression now that is commonly used about these so-called internal conflicts which are not really internal, because they have connections to the outside world.
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- Learn to do common things uncommonly well; we must always keep in mind that anything that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
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- Who belongs to the community of the commonly protected?
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- It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.
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- Whatever is not commonly seen is condemned as alien.
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- As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless; and considering the general run of sons, as seldom a misfortune to be childless.
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- I commonly went ashore every day, either upon business, or to recreate myself in the fields, which were very pleasant, and the more for a shower of rain now and then, that ushers in the wet season.
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- It is commonly asserted and accepted that Paradise Lost is among the two or three greatest English poems; it may justly be taken as the type of supreme poetic achievement in our literature.
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- Nearness to nature... keeps the spirit sensitive to impressions not commonly felt and in touch with the unseen powers.
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- Mental agitations and eating cares are more injurious to health, and destructive of life, than is commonly imagined, and could their effects be collected, would make no inconsiderable figure in the bills of mortality.
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- It is commonly said that a teacher fails if he has not been surpassed by his students. There has been no failure on our part in this regard considering how far they have gone.
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- It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.
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- Mediocrity is now, as formerly, dangerous, commonly fatal, to the poet; but among even the successful writers of prose, those who rise sensibly above it are the very rarest exceptions.
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- The unrestricted competition so commonly advocated does not leave us the survival of the fittest. The unscrupulous succeed best in accumulating wealth.
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- Time-space as commonly understood, in the sense of the distance measured between two time-points, is the result of time calculation.
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- To do a common thing uncommonly well brings success.
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- Notwithstanding this high Ecclesiastical authority, he who dared accept truth only because it could be proved, or proved to be good, and disregard authority, was commonly stigmatized as an infidel.
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- All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called "Facts". They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain.
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- A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were given for such cause, and death ensued, the jury would be judges both of the facts and of the pun, and might, if the latter were of an aggravated character, return a verdict of justifiable homicide.
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- The world's great men have not commonly been great scholars, nor its great scholars great men.
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- The book which you read from a sense of duty, or because for any reason you must, does not commonly make friends with you.
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- It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly, those who dispute with one another at last agree.
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- A woman, the more curious she is about her face, is commonly the more careless about her house.
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- And let me take one of the explanations most commonly given: Analysts were pressured to reach conclusions that would fit the political agenda of one or another administration. I deeply think that is a wrong explanation.
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- It's commonly said that people who've been ill in childhood and who've had an upset education never really regret that they do. It means that you don't look at the world in the way that other people do, and if you were inclined to be a writer, that's a help.
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- People commonly travel the world over to see rivers and mountains, new stars, garish birds, freak fish, grotesque breeds of human; they fall into an animal stupor that gapes at existence and they think they have seen something.
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- Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.
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- But most commonly, it's one poem that I work on with a lot of intensity.
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- Sincerity is not only effective and honourable, it is also much less difficult than is commonly supposed.
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- The Lord commonly gives riches to foolish people, to whom he gives nothing else.
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- In valley drift we meet commonly with the bones of quadrupeds which graze on plains bordering rivers.
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- For imagination sets the goal picture which our automatic mechanism works on. We act, or fail to act, not because of will, as is so commonly believed, but because of imagination.
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- People commonly educate their children as they build their houses, according to some plan they think beautiful, without considering whether it is suited to the purposes for which they are designed.
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- The dance commonly begins about the middle of the afternoon or later, after sundown. When it begins in the afternoon, there is always an intermission of an hour or two for supper. The preliminary painting and dressing is usually the work of about two hours.
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- Those placed in the position which I now occupy, commonly feel concern about their worthiness to receive the great honour which has been done them.
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- Insecurity, commonly regarded as a weakness in normal people, is the basic tool of the actor's trade.
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- Sometimes, instead of purchasing a commodity out and out, people want to buy only the use of it, for a longer or shorter period. The price paid for such temporary use is commonly called hire.
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- My opinion was that if we had a common enemy we should get together commonly.
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- These are ideas. I could say that they just came to me, but it would be more accurate to say that I went to them. Ideas - and new connections between ideas - lead you away from commonly held perceptions of reality. Ideas lead you out here. Ideas lead you into the darkness.
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- We do not commonly see in a tax a diminution of freedom, and yet it clearly is one.
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- If politics and business fail us, of course the military will be called in. In the developing world, the massive and repeated ecological disasters are quite commonly met by the military.
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- Acting is the most personal of our crafts. The make-up of a human being - his physical, mental and emotional habits - influence his acting to a much greater extent than commonly recognized.
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- Politics, as the word is commonly understood, are nothing but corruptions.
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- So I'm not a Southern writer in the commonly held sense of the term, like Faulkner or Eudora Welty, who took the South for their entire literary environment and subject matter.
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- Sincerity is like traveling on a plain, beaten road, which commonly brings a man sooner to his journey's end than by-ways, in which men often lose themselves.
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- Fortune has something of the nature of a woman. If she is too intensely wooed, she commonly goes the further away.
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- Eagles commonly fly alone. They are crows, daws, and starlings that flock together.
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- The revision of the books of Judges, Samuel, and Kings, undertaken towards the end of the Babylonian exile, a revision much more thorough than is commonly assumed, condemns as heretical the whole age of the Kings.
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- It is commonly agreed that children spend more hours per year watching television than in the classroom, and far less in actual conversation with their parents.
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