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The one thing that every one of our ancestors back to single cell sludge had in common was they reproduced and their offspring reproduced. If an organism failed to reproduce, that organism was a dead end, not an ancestor. The love that I feel for my children is different from the love I have for the cute things they say that get quoted by my wife on Twitter and the fun I have with them. It`s different from the hugs and the kisses they give. The real love is a biological urge. Love that is like breathing.

Penn Jillette

The common people, on the whole, are still living in the world of absolute good and evil from which the intellectuals have long since escaped.

George Orwell

Common sense is not so common.

Voltaire

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

Advances in science are often delayed because the common wisdom holds that something is impossible.

Keith Devlin

There are a few rules I know to be true about love and marriage: If you don`t respect the other person, you`re gonna have a lot of trouble. If you don`t know how to compromise, you`re gonna have a lot of trouble. If you can`t talk openly about what goes on between you, you`re gonna have a lot of trouble. And if you don`t have a common set of values in life, you`re gonna have a lot of trouble. Your values must be alike.

Morrie Schwartz

All superstition is much the same whether it be that of astrology, dreams, omen, retributive judgment, or the like, in all of which the deluded believers observe events which are fulfilled, but neglect and pass over their failure, though it be much more common.

Francis Bacon

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to lead the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

There`s no trouble in this world so serious that it can`t be cured with a hot bath, a glass of whiskey, and the Book of Common Prayer.

Elizabeth Gilbert

We should not seek immortality in reproduction. But if you contribute to the world`s culture, if you have a good idea, compose a tune, invent a spark plug, write a poem, it may live on, intact, long after your genes have dissolved in the common pool.

Richard Dawkins

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

The two most common elements in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity.

Harlan Ellison

Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common.

Sarah Dessen

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof [is] to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.

Douglas Adams

Not all of us have to possess earthshaking talent. Just common sense and love will do.

Myrtle Auvil

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