Sensible Quotes

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No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be...
View quotes by Isaac Asimov

Every man, when he comes to be sensible of his natural rights, and to feel his own importance, will consider himself as fully equal to any other person whatever
View quotes by Joseph Priestley

It seems to me that any sensible person must see that violence does not change the world and if it does, then only temporarily.
View quotes by Martin Scorsese

Get not your friends by bare compliments, but by giving them sensible tokens of your love.
View quotes by Socrates

Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
View quotes by Jane Austen

He who tells a lie is not sensible of how great a task he undertakes; for he must be forced to invent twenty more to maintain that one.
View quotes by Alexander Pope

No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.
View quotes by W H Auden

When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves that he isn't a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
View quotes by James Baldwin

If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear. Sensible people will wait till he has done this before paying much attention to him.
View quotes by Samuel Butler

No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors. The sensible worker does not work those who work with him. Don't knock your friends. Don't knock your enemies. Don't knock yourself.
View quotes by Alfred Lord Tennyson

The intelligent man finds almost everything ridiculous, the sensible man hardly anything.
View quotes by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.
View quotes by George Bancroft

I can only feel joy the American people made the most sensible decision [on Bush's re-election 2004]
View quotes by Vladimir Putin

The more sensible a woman is, supposing her not to be masculine, the more attractive she is in her proportionate power to entertain
View quotes by Leigh Hunt

Sensible people find nothing useless
View quotes by Jean De La Fontaine

There are few mortals so insensible that their affections cannot he gained by mildness, their confidence by sincerity, their hatred by scorn or neglect
View quotes by Johann Georg Von Zimmermann

Almost all the fans I meet are pretty cool people. They're intelligent and tend to think about things a bit more than your average rock'n'roll fans: sensible people I wouldn't mind having a drink with.
View quotes by Peter Buck

The opposites of apparent chance are constancy and sensible interposition
View quotes by William Paley

Coming into this interview I was a bit unsure whether to play it down and be sensible. But then I thought no, sod it [After walking away with a premier league match with 3 points!]
View quotes by Aidy Boothroyd

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