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Everyone confesses that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us; but most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
In general, any form of exercise, if pursued continuously, will help train us in perseverance. Long-distance running is particularly good training in perseverance.
General Howard informed me, in a haughty spirit, that he would give my people 30 days to go back home, collect all their stock, and move onto the reservation.
The less government interferes with private pursuits, the better for general prosperity.
Martin Van Buren
As a general rule, people disappoint you as you know them.
Hairdressing in general hasn't been given the kudos it deserves. It's not recognised by enough people as a worthy craft.
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, Sr.
For me, the reputation for teaching language in general, and East European languages most particularly, gave Glasgow University, and by reflection the country, a distinction.
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.
Any general statement is like a check drawn on a bank. Its value depends on what is there to meet it.
As for charity, it is a matter in which the immediate effect on the persons directly concerned, and the ultimate consequence to the general good, are apt to be at complete war with one another.
John Stuart Mill
Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.
As to the deceit perpetrated upon women, let it pass, for, when love is in the way, men and women as a general rule dupe each other.
If you have debt I'm willing to bet that general clutter is a problem for you too.
The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent to abolishing the catastrophe.
I can't even begin to visualize myself as a five-star general... When I think of the people who are five-star generals, I can't even see myself standing in their shadow.
In general it can be said that a nation's art is greatest when it most reflects the character of its people.
I thought Star Wars was too wacky for the general public.
I don't trust doctors. It's not to say there ain't some good ones, but on a general level, no, I wouldn't trust 'em at all.
General principles... are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are to its leaves.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The General Strike has taught the working class more in four days than years of talking could have done.
I think every human being has a level of melancholy in life and in general.
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.
In general, every country has the language it deserves.
Jorge Luis Borges
In general, the more food we eat in its natural state - without additives - and the less it is refined, the healthier it will be for us. Food can affect the mind, and deficiencies of certain elements in the body can promote mental depression.
Ezra Taft Benson
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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