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  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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    The regularity of a habit is generally in proportion to its absurdity.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
    Oliver Goldsmith
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    Crime generally punishes itself.
  • Sir John Lubbock
    Sir John Lubbock
    British statesman and banker 1834-1913
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    In truth, people can generally make time for what they choose to do; it is not really the time but the will that is lacking.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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    It will generally be found that men who are constantly lamenting their ill luck are only reaping the consequences of their own neglect, mismanagement, and improvidence, or want of application.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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    Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity.
  • Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.
  • Ben Wheatley
    Ben Wheatley
    English filmmaker and screenwriter 1972-
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    'Doctor Who' is pretty dark, I think. Generally it's dark; it's always been dark.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    A family's photograph album is generally about the extended family and, often, is all that remains of it.
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
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    A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.
  • William Shenstone
    William Shenstone
    English poet 1714-1763
    William Shenstone
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    A man generally has the good or ill qualities he attributes to mankind.
  • Demosthenes
    Demosthenes
    Greek statesman and orator 384BC-322BC
    Demosthenes
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    A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true.
  • Mary Wortley Montagu
    Mary Wortley Montagu
    English aristocrat, letter writer and poet 1689-1762
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    A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly.
  • Queen Victoria
    Queen Victoria
    Queen of Great Britain 1819-1901
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    A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one.
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