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General Quotes

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

Related topics: Wisdom

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

 

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

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

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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

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

Everyone is always in favour of general economy and particular expenditure.
- Anthony Eden

In general, shorter is better.
If you can encapsulate your idea into a single captivating sentence,
you're halfway home.
- Len Wein

Decisions!
And a general, a commander in chief who has not got the quality of decision,
then he is no good.
- Bernard Law Montgomery

These are the multinationals, like General Motors and Nestle;
these are the big industrial groups that weigh,
on the monetary scale, much more than big countries like Egypt.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

An individual, in promoting his own interest,
may injure the public interest; a nation,
in promoting the general welfare, may check the interest
of a part of its members.
- Friedrich List

Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.
- John Adams

I would never offer advice without the person asking for it.
I, in general, don't believe in giving advice,
actually, as a human being I don't.
- Joan Chen

There's a general culture in this country to cut all the trees.
It makes me so angry because everyone is cutting and no one is planting.
- Wangari Maathai

I think I learned a lot from reading in general -
even from reading badly written books.
- Margaret Haddix

To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness,
the general mind must be strengthened by education.
- Thomas Jefferson

There are so few women in general who aren't completely
threatened and confused by other women's success.
It's very disappointing.
- Sandra Bernhard

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

The Supreme Court and courts in general have been usurping
the role of the legislative branch of government.
- Todd Akin

The higher the general average of intelligence,
all things else being equal, the less the disposition to be meddlesome,
critical, and overbearing.
- Paul Harris

In general, the art of government consists of taking
as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.
- Voltaire

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

Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.
- Jane Austen

There is small risk a general will be regarded with
contempt by those he leads,
if, whatever he may have to preach, he shows himself best able to perform.
- Xenophon

Civilized men are more discourteous than savages because
they know they can be impolite without having their skulls split,
as a general thing.
- Robert E. Howard

That's an interesting question.
I would say that in general Americans know very little about the law.
It's one of those things that most of us take for granted.
- Christopher Darden

I'm trying to use the language of today to express
a general existential crisis that I think the world and I are going through.
- Sean Lennon

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

JAG is an acronym for the Judge Advocate General,
which is the judicial system of the military.
- Catherine Bell

In general, I don't feel artists should need producers.
- Kip Winger

There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind,
that one is sorry to see them give way to the reception
of more general opinions.
- Jane Austen

I couldn't begin to name names...
in general I have found racers to be some of the most
competitive people on the planet...
and some of the nicest as well.
- John Oates

I feel reviewers are tougher on comedies in general.
They don't take them seriously, and the ones that get
great reviews are not necessarily the ones that I like.
- Bobby Farrelly

I don't very much enjoy looking at paintings in general.
I know too much about them.
I take them apart.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

A place is an area within an environment that has been
altered in such a way to make the general environment more conspicuous.
- Carl Andre

Anthropology in general has always been fairly hospitable to female scholars,
and even to feminist scholars.
- Clifford Geertz

I'm 25, so I've already gone through what my character Ged goes through,
though it's on a general scale because I haven't studied at a wizard's school.
- Shawn Ashmore

The antiquity and general acceptance of an opinion
is not assurance of its truth.
- Pierre Bayle

The essence of a general's job is to assist in developing
a clear sense of purpose to keep the junk from getting
in the way of important things.
- Walter F. Ulmer

Consequently many large railroad systems of heavy capitalization
bid fair to run into difficulties on the first serious
falling off in general business.
- John Moody

Nothing is so useless as a general maxim.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant
that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it.
- Thomas Sowell

Every man hath a general desire of his own happiness;
and likewise a variety of particular affections,
passions, and appetites to particular external objects.
- Joseph Butler

The principal barrier to a general acceptance of the
monist position is that it is counterintuitive.
- Michael Shermer

I think people in general have neglected to learn about history.
- Maynard James Keenan

I recently formed a foundation to raise awareness for prostate cancer.
I feel it's very necessary that men be more aware about
prostate cancer and their health in general.
- Herbie Mann

The general revolt of a Nation cannot be called a Rebellion.
- Algernon Sydney

I am also a writer.
That is a fact not known by the public in general.
- Bob Kane

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

Relationships in general make people a bit nervous.
It's about trust.
Do I trust you enough to go there?
- Neil LaBute

So great moreover is the regard of the law for private property,
that it will not authorize the least violation of it;
no,
not even for the general good of the whole community.
- William Blackstone

I hesitate to predict whether this theory is true.
But if the general opinion of Mankind is optimistic
then we're in for a period of extreme popularity for science fiction.
- David Eddings

I'm a four star general in this thing,
and you don't rise to the ranks of a four star general
by hanging about the house being the perfect dad.
- Sam Elliott

I put for the general inclination of all mankind,
a perpetual and restless desire of power after power,
that ceaseth only in death.
- Thomas Hobbes

Infelicity is an ill to which all acts are heir which
have the general character of ritual or ceremonial,
all conventional acts.
- J. L. Austin

In Thailand's history there have been dissensions from time to time,
but in general, unity has prevailed.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej

I mean, the general rule is if you're not prepared to make a mistake,
you're not going to make much progress.
- Maurice Wilkins

They act as if they supposed that to be very sanguine
about the general improvement of mankind is a virtue
that relieves them from taking trouble about any improvement in particular.
- John Morley

When I was fired from my post as General of the Fighter Arm,
I was to give proof that this jet was a superior fighter.
And that's when we did it.
I think we did it.
- Adolf Galland

It's true that General Musharraf opposes my return,
seeing me as a symbol of democracy in the country.
He is comfortable with dictatorship.
I hope better sense prevails.
- Benazir Bhutto

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

General Washington had rather incautiously encamped
the bulk of his army on Long Island -
a large and plentiful district about two miles from the city of New York.
- Mercy Otis Warren

The political status legislation which emerged in Congress
in 1990 and 1991 did not receive the support needed
for enactment into law during my tenure as Attorney General.
- Dick Thornburgh

In the long run, much public opinion is made in the universities;
ideas generated there filter down through the teaching
profession and the students into the general public.
- B. Carroll Reece

Salazar's record is one of weakness;
he hasn't been a good attorney general.
- Bob Schaffer

But, having a perfume and license, in general,
is a financial necessity.
A designer must, to reap back the money spent on prototypes
and all that sort of thing.
- Vivienne Westwood

We are all ruled in what we do by impulses;
and these impulses are so organized that our actions
in general serve for our self preservation and that of the race.
- Edna St.
Vincent Millay


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