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The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual.
Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.
For me, training is my meditation, my yoga, hiking, biking all rolled into one. Wake up early in the morning, generally around 4 o'clock, and I'll do my cardio on an empty stomach. Stretch, have a big breakfast, and then I'll go train.
The healthy man does not torture others - generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.
Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own.
Faced with the choice of enduring a bad toothache or going to the dentist, we generally tried to ride out the bad tooth.
People who live in the past generally are afraid to compete in the present. I've got my faults, but living in the past is not one of them. There's no future in it.
There are a lot of 'chicken Christians.' Chickens are generally afraid of life, and they seldom fly or reach their potential in life. And when a storm comes, all they seem to do is flap around the chicken yard, stirring up dirt and running to the chicken house.
The employer generally gets the employees he deserves.
J. Paul Getty
When I grew up, in Taiwan, the Korean War was seen as a good war, where America protected Asia. It was sort of an extension of World War II. And it was, of course, the peak of the Cold War. People in Taiwan were generally proAmerican. The Korean War made Japan. And then the Vietnam War made Taiwan. There is some truth to that.
If you hire good people, give them good jobs, and pay them good wages, generally something good is going to happen.
A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself.
Speaking very generally, I find that women are spiritually, emotionally, and often physically stronger than men.
First of all, just because the Tea Party people appear to be generally uneducated, ignorant about the political process, ignorant about economics, confused about their own platform from the beginning, and indelicate when it comes to the craft of diplomacy, doesn't mean they're wrong.
Steven Van Zandt
I guess I do have a childlike sense of fun, and although I still have my dark days, I'm generally an optimistic person. The way things have gone in my life, sure, I could have been a bitter person. But I just find bitter people really un-fun, you know? And who wants to be that person?
Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them.
I would sit on the street corners in my hometown of Indianola, Mississippi, and I would play. And, generally, I would start playing gospel songs.
B. B. King
In the clashes between ignorance and intelligence, ignorance is generally the aggressor.
I was not an outstanding student. I did a reasonable amount of work. I got generally good - pretty good grades, but I was not that passionate about getting straight A's.
On my own I generally have very messy hair, wear jeans and sneakers.
I think generally, in life, I try to always ensure that there are periodic moments where I do venture out of my comfort zone, because that's what keeps you alive. That's what keeps you from getting stale.
Queen Rania of Jordan
There's the animation ghetto of feature films in this country. There's this flavor at DreamWorks, and Pixar does their own thing, and generally they're safe. But if you look at Walt Disney's original films, at the time and in the context, they weren't safe. They were really dark and troubling.
You must realize that honorary degrees are given generally to people whose SAT scores were too low to get them into schools the regular way. As a matter of fact, it was my SAT scores that led me into my present vocation in life, comedy.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
What every genuine philosopher (every genuine man, in fact) craves most is praise although the philosophers generally call it recognition!
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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