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Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor.
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.
Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter.
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
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.
To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education.
I think with the Romans, that the general of today should be a soldier tomorrow if necessary.
In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it.
General consultant to mankind.
George Bernard Shaw
There is in general good reason to suppose that in several respects the gods could all benefit from instruction by us human beings. We humans are - more humane.
A woman who is willing to be herself and pursue her own potential runs not so much the risk of loneliness, as the challenge of exposure to more interesting men - and people in general.
The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand.
Obama's health care plan will be written by a committee whose head, John Conyers, says he doesn't understand it. It'll be passed by Congress that has not read it, signed by a president who smokes, funded by a Treasury chief who didn't pay his taxes, overseen by a Surgeon General who is obese, and financed by a country that's nearly broke. What could possibly go wrong?
It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.
Edgar Allan Poe
If there is not the war, you don't get the great general; if there is not a great occasion, you don't get a great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in a time of peace, no one would have known his name.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Viktor E. Frankl
Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.
In general my children refuse to eat anything that hasn't danced in television.
Just in general, any government throughout history hasn't really wanted its people to be educated, because then they couldn't control them as easily.
Maynard James Keenan
The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.
I went to a general store but they wouldn't let me buy anything specific.
Life in general has never been even close to fair, so the pretense that the government can make it fair is a valuable and inexhaustible asset to politicians who want to expand government.
Hence that general is skilful in attack whose opponent does not know what to defend; and he is skilful in defense whose opponent does not know what to attack.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
In most communities it is illegal to cry 'fire' in a crowded assembly. Should it not be considered serious international misconduct to manufacture a general war scare in an effort to achieve local political aims?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Do not share the knowledge with which you have been blessed with everyone in general, as you do with some people in particular; and know that there are some men in whom Allah, may He he glorified, has placed hidden secrets, which they are forbidden to reveal.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
Now the reason the enlightened prince and the wise general conquer the enemy whenever they move and their achievements surpass those of ordinary men is foreknowledge.
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