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A constitutional statesman is in general a man of common opinions and uncommon abilities. - Walter Bagehot


I want a hero: an uncommon want, When every year and month sends forth a new one. - Lord Byron


Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way. - Booker T. Washington


Three failures denotes uncommon strength. A weakling had not enough grit to fail thrice. - Minna Antrim


Poetry should be common in experience but uncommon in books. - Robert Frost


Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge


There are people who put their dreams in a little box and say, 'Yes, I've got dreams, of course I've got dreams.' Then they put the box away and bring it out once in awhile to look in it, and yep, they're still there. These are great dreams, but they never even get out of the box. It takes an uncommon amount of guts to put your dreams on the line, to hold them up and say, 'How good or how bad am I?' That's where courage comes in. - Erma Bombeck


Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed. - Joseph Addison


Few things are as uncommon as common sense. - Frank McKinney 'Kin' Hubbard