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I want to be a giving woman and just a nice person in general.
As a general thing, I have not 'duped the world' nor attempted to do so... I have generally given people the worth of their money twice told.
P. T. Barnum
I find infidelity interesting because it's so revelatory about people. It's this really silent thing. Everyone acknowledges it as a general practice, but nobody likes to go beyond that, to get down to the nitty-gritty.
It's Obama's bad luck that he got elected just as the mayhem of the foreclosures, the banking collapse, and the General Motors disaster was accelerating the surge in unemployment to warp speed.
I do think that a general liberal arts education is very important, particularly in an uncertain changing world.
The adoption of gloves for all contests will do more to preserve the practice of boxing than any other conceivable means. It will give pugilism new life, not only as a professional boxer's art, but as a general exercise.
John Boyle O'Reilly
Insider trading is hard to prove. To be convicted, a person must have bought or sold a stock based on material information that is both unknown to the general public and likely to have had an important effect on a company's stock price.
If our most highly qualified General Staff officers had been told to work out the most nonsensical high level organization for war which they could think of, they could not have produced anything more stupid that that which we have at present.
Claus von Stauffenberg
The aging process is totally minimizing. Life in general is pretty minimizing because you have a lot of big ideas, and you have to battle the mistaken delusions and instability that come with youth.
According to its doctors, my one intransigent desire is to have been a Confederate general, and because I could not or would not become anything else, I set up for poet and beg an to invent fictions about the personal ambitions that my society has no use for.
On the evening of December 25, General Washington in a most severe season crossed the Delaware with a part of his army, then reduced to less than 2000 men in the whole.
Mercy Otis Warren
I started to think of Grace of Monaco as a metaphor for women in general.
This truth must be recognized as a dogma and assume the validity of an axiom in the general understanding of painting.
I think with the Romans, that the general of today should be a soldier tomorrow if necessary.
General consultant to mankind.
George Bernard Shaw
The general idea of the rich helping the poor, I think, is important.
In general my children refuse to eat anything that hasn't danced in television.
Ambition never is in a greater hurry that I; it merely keeps pace with circumstances and with my general way of thinking.
No government can help the destinies of people who insist in putting sectional and class consciousness ahead of general weal.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
For years, my early work with Roger Penrose seemed to be a disaster for science. It showed that the universe must have begun with a singularity, if Einstein's general theory of relativity is correct. That appeared to indicate that science could not predict how the universe would begin.
The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.
In effect, to follow, not to force the public inclination; to give a direction, a form, a technical dress, and a specific sanction, to the general sense of the community, is the true end of legislature.
I went to a general store. They wouldn't let me buy anything specifically.
Comedians are sociologists. We're pointing out stuff that the general public doesn't even stop to think about, looking at life in slow-motion and questioning everything we see.
That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pity's small change in general society.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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