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French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
The regularity of a habit is generally in proportion to its absurdity.
Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
Crime generally punishes itself.
Sir John Lubbock
British statesman and banker 1834-1913
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.
Scottish writer 1812-1904
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
Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
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
English writer 1874-1936
People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.
American historian and theorist 1910-1977
The history of the last century shows, as we shall see later, that the advice given to governments by bankers, like the advice they gave to industrialists, was consistently good for bankers, but was often disastrous for governments, businessmen, and the people generally.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
The Jews generally give value. They make you pay; but they deliver the goods. In my experience the men who want something for nothing are invariably Christians.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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.
English filmmaker and screenwriter 1972-
'Doctor Who' is pretty dark, I think. Generally it's dark; it's always been dark.
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
A family's photograph album is generally about the extended family and, often, is all that remains of it.
American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.
English poet 1714-1763
A man generally has the good or ill qualities he attributes to mankind.
Greek statesman and orator 384BC-322BC
A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true.
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