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Henry Villard Quotes and Sayings

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General Sherman looked upon journalists as a nuisance
and a danger at headquarters and in the field,
and acted toward them accordingly, then as throughout his great war career.
- Henry Villard

I therefore shared fully the intense chagrin of the
New York and other State delegations when,
on the third ballot, Abraham Lincoln received a larger vote than Seward.
- Henry Villard

No one felt it more than the President.
I saw him repeatedly, and he fairly groaned at the
inexplicable delay in the advent of help from the loyal States.
- Henry Villard

The curious defiled past him, after squeezing the Presidential fingers into the room,
and settled either on the sofa or chairs or remained
standing for protracted observations.
- Henry Villard

 

I had not got over the prejudice against Lincoln with
which my personal contact with him in 1858 imbued me.
- Henry Villard

He appeared every night, like myself,
at about nine o'clock, in the office of Mr. Tyler,
to learn the news brought in the night Associated Press report.
He knew me from the Bull Run campaign as a correspondent of the press.
- Henry Villard

Without any formal orders to retreat,
what was left of the several organizations yielded
to a general impulse to abandon the field.
Officers and men became controlled by the one thought
of getting as far as possible from the enemy.
- Henry Villard

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There was nothing in all Douglas's powerful effort
that appealed to the higher instincts of human nature,
while Lincoln always touched sympathetic cords.
Lincoln's speech excited and sustained the enthusiasm
of his audience to the end.
- Henry Villard

He surprised me by his familiarity with details of
movements and battles which I did not suppose had come to his knowledge.
As he kept me talking for over half an hour,
I flattered myself that what I had to say interested him.
- Henry Villard

Senator Douglas was very small, not over four and a half feet height,
and there was a noticeable disproportion between the
long trunk of his body and his short legs.
His chest was broad and indicated great strength of lungs.
- Henry Villard

Towards four o'clock, the rebels felt strong enough to take the offensive.
A brigade with a battery under Earle managed to strike
the Federal right on the flank and rear and throw it into utter confusion,
which spread rapidly along the whole front.
Now came the disastrous end.
- Henry Villard

Men in general judge more from
appearances than from reality. All
men have eyes, but few have
the gift of penetration.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval -
a thing which, to the general run of the human race,
is more dreaded than wolves and death.
- Mark Twain

Our prayers should be for blessings in general,
for God knows best what is good for us.
- Socrates

Contrary to general belief,
I do not believe that friends are necessarily
the people you like best,
they are merely the people who got there first.
- Peter Ustinov

The instant formal government is abolished,
society begins to act.
A general association takes place, and common interest
produces common security.
- Thomas Paine

I hate facts.
I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions -
adding that no general proposition is worth a damn.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I believe in general in a dualism between facts and
the ideas of those facts in human heads.
- George Santayana

My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier,
you will become a general.
If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.'
Instead,
I was a painter, and became Picasso.
- Pablo Picasso

Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared
and hated? This is because in part what they have to
say is new to the general public,
and the new is always alarming.
- Garrett Hardin

As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family,
she has a good right to them.
- Josh Billings

Well, as a general remark, I would say that I was discouraged
by the physical and economic conditions in continental Europe after the war.
- David Bruce

The general tendency of things throughout the world
is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
- John Stuart Mill

In general it can be said that a nation's art is greatest
when it most reflects the character of its people.
- Edward Hopper

He is neither a strategist nor is he schooled in the operational arts,
nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general.
Other than that he's a great military man.
- Norman Schwarzkopf

This truth must be recognized as a dogma and assume
the validity of an axiom in the general understanding of painting.
- Fernand Leger

The most important part of this is to prepare the athlete
for life in general and then be able to compete.
- Alberto Juantorena

In general I love to eat anything.
I enjoy anything that is well prepared,
a good spaghetti, lasagna, taco, steak,
sushi, refried beans.
- Martin Yan

In general, certain conclusions are possible from these data.
They fail to prove that psychotherapy,
Freudian or otherwise, facilitates the recovery of neurotic patients.
- Hans Eysenck

Our expanding Canadian operations are concrete evidence
of General Motors confidence in Canada.
- Charles E. Wilson

Well, as you know, General Motors does not make hybrids.
Ford only made 4,000 hybrids last year.
- Ed Markey

Customary though it may be to write about that institutionalized
pastime as though it existed apart from the general environment,
my story does not lend itself to such treatment.
- Curt Flood

I think landscape photography in general is somewhat undervalued.
- Galen Rowell

You know, it's always good to have seen a track before,
just to kind of know where the little bumps are here and there,
and just the general feel for the size.
- Danica Patrick

In general my children refuse to eat anything that
hasn't danced in television.
- Erma Bombeck

To mankind in general Macbeth and Lady Macbeth stand
out as the supreme type of all that a host and hostess should not be.
- Max Beerbohm

In general, I do not agree with spying against one's country.
- Melita Norwood

In reply, I can only plead that a discovery which seems
to contradict the general tenor of previous investigations
is naturally received with much hesitation.
- Charles Lyell

Yet, in spite of this world-wide system of linkages,
there is, at this very moment, a general feeling that
communication is breaking down everywhere,
on an unparalleled scale.
- David Bohm

I'd have to say that, in general, models take themselves too seriously.
Basically, they are genetic freaks who spend a couple
of hours in hair and makeup.
- Rebecca Romijn

I thought Star Wars was too wacky for the general public.
- George Lucas

Ambition never is in a greater hurry that I;
it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

We must be part of the general staff at the inception,
rather than the ambulance drivers at the bitter end.
- Lane Kirkland

The dangers of a concentration of all power in the
general government of a confederacy so vast as ours
are too obvious to be disregarded.
- Franklin Pierce

But I think the guys are very happy to accommodate
the people and that's part of golf in general.
- Bernhard Langer

There's something about the Houdini act that is not always made clear -
about the escape act in general.
- James Randi

Public utility pleads most forcibly for the general
distribution of the Holy Scriptures.
- James McHenry

What's lucky about my career in general is that I stumbled
into what every writer most wants.
Not repeating myself and doing strange things has become my trademark.
- Jonathan Lethem

My husband is a general's chauffeur somewhere in France.
- Lillie Langtry

The desire to be rewarded for one's creativity does
not justify depriving the world in general of all or part of that creativity.
- Richard Stallman

I love Africa in general South Africa and West Africa,
they are both great countries.
- Paris Hilton

Military organization, like religious organization,
can be seen as a paradigm of organization in general.
- Robert Shea

General Motors spends more on health care than steel.
- Kathleen Sebelius

The best way to study is to go to the Cecchetti method
for about a year and draw onto all the highest points
and then put that into the general method.
- Ninette de Valois

Theology in general seems to me a substitution of human
ingenuity for divine wisdom.
- Julia Ward Howe

Women in general want to be loved for what they are
and men for what they accomplish.
- Theodor Reik

In fact, there was general agreement that minds can
exist on nonbiological substrates and that algorithms
are of central importance to the existence of minds.
- Vernor Vinge

I left General Magic in 1996 to become an Internet hobbyist -
got a T-1 line to my house.
At one point I had all four food banks of the Bay Area
hosted from this house here.
- Andy Hertzfeld

Classical plays require more imagination and more general
training to be able to do.
That's why I like playing Shakespeare better than anything else.
- Vivien Leigh

I just love working with actors in general.
- Treat Williams

As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless;
and considering the general run of sons,
as seldom a misfortune to be childless.
- Lord Chesterfield

General Custer was a close observer and student of personal character.
- Buffalo Bill

We have wasted our spirit in the regions of the abstract
and general just as the monks let it wither in the
world of prayer and contemplation.
- Alexander Herzen

A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with -
a man is what he makes of himself.
- Alexander Graham Bell

To the general public, show business may just mean the artistic part,
but the dollar and cents element is the reality every performer has to face.
- Liza Minelli

Me and Matt love to argue, but in general our sense
of humor is pretty much alike.
- Trey Parker

The results of ethnic psychology constitute,
at the same time, our chief source of information regarding
the general psychology of the complex mental processes.
- Wilhelm Wundt

Human life is driven forward by its dim apprehension
of notions too general for its existing language.
- Alfred North Whitehead

We are the party of the Czechoslovak proletariat and
our general headquarters are in Moscow.
- Klement Gottwald

There was no censorship of the press:
in general,
the War Measures Act could have been made even more radical.
- Robert Bourassa

At Olduvai, for 20 years, Mary and I had investigated
and made a general survey of the overall geology.
- Louis Leakey


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