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#general

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General statements omit what we really want to know. Example: some horses run faster than others.


Mason Cooley


#faster #general #horses #know #omit

I think every human being has a level of melancholy in life and in general.


Sandra Bullock


#every #general #human #human being #i

It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the public to be the most anxious for its welfare.


Edmund Burke


#error #general #loudest #most #popular

I don't generally find myself listening to the music of a film unless there's something awfully wrong with it.


Carter Burwell


#film #find #generally #i #listening

What practical conclusions may we now draw for our propaganda work among women? The task of this Party Congress must not be to issue detailed practical suggestions, but to draw up general directions for the proletarian women's movement.


Clara Zetkin


#conclusions #congress #detailed #directions #draw

The education that prepared me was my general education classes, which I tried to avoid when I was a stupid undergraduate, but which gave me the foundation of general knowledge that makes a career as a writer possible.


Orson Scott Card


#career #classes #education #foundation #gave

I think it has other roots, has to do, in part, with a general anxiety in contemporary life... nuclear bombs, inequality of possibility and chance, inequality of goods allotted to us, a kind of general racist, unjust attitude that is pervasive.


Leonard Baskin


#anxiety #attitude #bombs #chance #contemporary

As to the war with Japan, the President had already received my memorandum in general as to the possibility of getting a substantial unconditional surrender from Japan which I had written before leaving Washington and which he had approved.


Henry L. Stimson


#approved #before #general #getting #had

I know you have not thought about it. Italians always act without thinking, it's the glory and the downfall of your civilisation. A German plans a month in advance what his bowel movements will be at Easter, and the British plan everything in retrospect, so it always looks as though everything occurred as they intended. The French plan everything whilst appearing to be having a party, and the Spanish...well, God knows. Anyway, Pelagia is Greek, that's my point.


Louis de Bernières


#generalisations #greeks #spanish

It's different in Scotland. People who come to readings are more interested in literature as such, but the readership in general is really quite diverse. It's a cliche, but it's said that people who read my books don't read any other books, and you do get that element.


Irvine Welsh


#books #cliche #come #different #diverse






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