Top 55 Common Man Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Common Man Quotes from famous people such as Jose Ortega y Gasset, Vijay, N. R. Narayana Murthy, Lal Bahadur Shastri, George Santayana, and theyโ€™re great for sharing with your friends.

We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by

We distinguish the excellent man from the common man by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands on himself, and the latter who makes no demands on himself.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Though the demonetisation move should be welcomed, govt should have planned well in advance to ensure that no common man suffer.
All developmental activities for the common man such as education, healthcare, shelter and food distribution should be handled by reputed private sector institutions. It should be a competitive market in order to prevent the formation of monopolies.
N. R. Narayana Murthy
No doubt we have to have bigger projects, bigger industries, basic industries, but it is a matter of the highest importance that we look to the common man, the weakest element in the society.
Lal Bahadur Shastri
The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure, yet he cannot live without her, and resents any aspersions that strangers may cast on her character.
George Santayana
Our core attention is to bring prosperity in the life of common man, and all-out resources have been used for his facilitation.
Shehbaz Sharif
I am a common man. Why do I need security?
Kariya Munda
Farmer’s plight and dismal condition of common man in Punjab forced me to join politics.
Gurpreet Ghuggi
I want to remain a common man, want to spend time with my family.
Arvind Kejriwal
There is so much corruption on so many levels of democracy that the common man is deprived of the basic rights.
Amrita Rao
Those who respect the intelligence of the common man have always been masters.
Suhasini Maniratnam
Protestantism came to America to make America Protestant. It was assumed that was to be done through faith in the reasonableness of the common man and the establishment of a democratic republic.
Stanley Hauerwas
People were talking about songs of the common man in order to make the common man. With Woody Guthrie and Lead Belly, they were so common it was just uncommon.
Arlo Guthrie
As an entrepreneur and on behalf of the company’s management, I am thankful to have been given the opportunity to rededicate ourselves to the company’s mission of building the world’s most loved hospitality brand that is focused on bringing a better lifestyle for the common man.
Ritesh Agarwal
My government is working for the common man. Our priority is the poor of the country. We want good governance through a dynamic and seamless government.
Narendra Modi
I think I’m a common man for the most part, but I don’t work as hard as most people that I know.
Jason Isbell
I always want to represent the common man.
Rajpal Yadav
My inspiration comes from the common man and nature.
Kailash Kher
In my country, I am just a common man… a nobody.
Emil Zatopek
I play a guy who believes he’s a king. He’s the most common man in the world; in fact his family, like his suits, are just make-up. It’s about dysfunctional people and dysfunctional relationships.
James Caan
Every one has right to express his views on any subject, and I am a common man, a tax payer, and part of the society.
Rishi Kapoor
Hathiram Choudhary is a vulnerable, intense and deep character. Like every common man, he just wants to prove himself and better himself. But he is also bound by his philosophies.
Jaideep Ahlawat
A common man, even like myself, I don’t know how to pay my taxes.
Kid Rock
I am just a common man who is true to his beliefs.
John Wooden
The narrative related to economics is, I think, very well understood even by the common man.
Nirmala Sitharaman
I am the common man. I’m polite, I love my family and I play by the rules. And sometimes I get pushed around. That’s my lifestyle, and that’s what I try to bring to characters.
Eugene Levy
And it is a very beautiful idea, and possibly true, that a common man from Stratford with a common education was able to write these plays.
Mark Rylance
I wanted to look at the upper-middle-class scene since the war, and in particular my generation’s part in it. We had spent our early years as privileged members of a privileged class. How were we faring in the Age of the Common Man? How ought we to be faring?
Simon Raven
My favorite filmmaker is Frank Capra. He talked about the redemption of the human spirit – not the superhero, but the common man.
Bill Duke
If we reject science, we reject the common man.
Naguib Mahfouz
I compose for the common man, for our epoch.
Mikis Theodorakis
I was a common man, and I will always remain a common m

I was a common man, and I will always remain a common man. No amount of stardom will ever consume my soul. Money comes, money goes. Fame comes, fame goes. I believe every human being is a celebrity in their own right.
A. R. Rahman
I think the common man should not be underestimated.
Akshaye Khanna
Any common man can relate to the story that ‘Ye Hai Mohabbatein’ has.
Karan Patel
When a common man is discouraged to buy a movie ticket, it becomes a concern for the entire film industry. I think entertainment tax is too steep.
Manoj Bajpayee
At the end of the day, the law is the same for the Prime Minister or a common man of India.
Akshaye Khanna
The frustration of being ordered around by somebody to do something – everyone can relate to that. I think Beetle represents that – the common man caught in that morass of rules and regulations. I don’t even think of it as an army strip… it’s a world anyone can understand.
Mort Walker
The thing we call critics are not really reviewers, they are not really critics. They don’t have the discipline to write what we would term as critique – it’s really just reviewers. They have a common man kind of taste. If you watch them overall, they are not different from the box-office. That’s my view.
Ang Lee
I know that a lot of people take inspiration from the fact that I was just a common man with no film background who turned into a star.
Uday Kiran
Without a beat officer system, there can be no crime prevention or supportive investigation. This is the very foundation of sound policing. It is the beat officer who connects with the common man on a daily basis and is the five senses of his area.
Kiran Bedi
The common man is sick of rising prices, growing corruption, lack of jobs, and on various other counts. They know that the United Progressive Alliance government led by Dr. Manmohan Singh is not capable of delivering, and hence, they want to get rid of this government.
Rajnath Singh
I am playing a principal who also teaches maths in a government school in ‘Nil Battey Sannata,’ the story of which is based in Agra. He is a simple common man and a very interesting human being. His character will get the audience in splits.
Pankaj Tripathi
Greatness, generally speaking, is an unusual quantity of a usual quality grafted upon a common man.
William Allen White
I will not be a common man. I will stir the smooth sands of monotony.
Peter O’Toole
I would say there’s a lot of similarity between folk and punk. It’s written for the common man.
Greg Graffin
I like people, and I like to be around people. They are fascinating. I like to behave like a common man. I am a common man.
Vivek Oberoi
There is no doubt that the government under Modi, on every front, has given an exemplary performance, and the attraction of the common man towards Modi has definitely grown.
Yogi Adityanath
In the modern-day world, where time is premium and battle for subsistence is unimaginably tough, the hapless common man simply gives in and pays the bribe just to get on with life.
Shaffi Mather
I still believe that a fight between two brothers should not destroy peace and harmony and bring trouble to the common man.
Sharad Pawar
About the only way you can find out about the common man, his slang, what he looked like, what he thought, is through the comic strips. It’s a powerful way for young people to learn history.
Mort Walker
The worst affected from corruption is the common man.
Kailash Kher
Whatever changes a common man wants to bring in the country, he can bring it through the process of voting.
Pankaj Tripathi
Things like the financial markets – a proper grounding in mathematics could help the common man. I believe that if people are more familiar with mathematical concepts… it can help deal with modern life, which is increasingly complex.
Viswanathan Anand
Their final objective toward which all their deceit is directed is to capture political power so that, using the power of the state and the power of the market simultaneously, they may keep the common man in eternal subjection.
Henry A. Wallace
You’re beginning to hear the tale of the common man and woman rather than the traditional memoir about the generals who just finished the war or the politicians who just rendered glorious service to the country.
Frank McCourt