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Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of no more value than their dress.
The world in general doesn't know what to make of originality; it is startled out of its comfortable habits of thought, and its first reaction is one of anger.
W. Somerset Maugham
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
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.
I've gone for each type: the rough guy; the nerdy, sweet, lovable guy; and the slick guy. I don't really have a type. Men in general are a good thing.
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.
The less government interferes with private pursuits, the better for general prosperity.
Martin Van Buren
I love Africa in general South Africa and West Africa, they are both great countries.
Hairdressing in general hasn't been given the kudos it deserves. It's not recognised by enough people as a worthy craft.
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.
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.
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
The bearing, rearing, feeding and educating of children; the running of a house with its thousand details; human relationships with their myriad pulls - women's normal occupations in general run counter to creative life, or contemplative life, or saintly life.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
A government that can at pleasure accuse, shoot, and hang men, as traitors, for the one general offence of refusing to surrender themselves and their property unreservedly to its arbitrary will, can practice any and all special and particular oppressions it pleases.
Any general statement is like a check drawn on a bank. Its value depends on what is there to meet it.
Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.
If you have debt I'm willing to bet that general clutter is a problem for you too.
To mankind in general Macbeth and Lady Macbeth stand out as the supreme type of all that a host and hostess should not be.
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.
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 think every human being has a level of melancholy in life and in general.
General principles... are to the facts as the root and sap of a tree are to its leaves.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I may have made my reputation as a general in the Army, and I'm very proud of that. But I've always felt that I was more than one-dimensional. I'd like to think I'm a caring human being.
The General Strike has taught the working class more in four days than years of talking could have done.
No matter how hard you try to teach your cat general relativity, you're going to fail.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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