Acting is just common sense. It isn’t hard if you put yourself aside and just do what the writer wrote.
Conversion and zealotry, just like revelation and apostasy, are flip sides of the same coin, the currency of a political culture having more in common with religion than rational discourse.
Concentration of the mind is in a way common to both Knowledge and Yoga. Yoga aims at union of the individual with the universal, the Reality. This Reality cannot be new. It must exist even now, and it does exist.
Hope is the only good that is common to all men; those who have nothing else possess hope still.
Hypnotism is trespass into the territory of another’s consciousness. Its temporary phenomena have nothing in common with the miracles performed by men of divine realization.
Trouble is the common denominator of living. It is the great equalizer.
The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
It is the privilege of genius that life never grows common place, as it does for the rest of us.
Uniform ideas originating among entire peoples unknown to each other must have a common ground of truth.
This is a fault common to all singers, that among their friends they will never sing when they are asked; unasked, they will never desist.