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#generalities

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Sometimes I wonder if we shall ever grow up in our politics and say definite things which mean something, or whether we shall always go on using generalities to which everyone can subscribe, and which mean very little.


Eleanor Roosevelt


#definite #ever #everyone #generalities #go

We think in generalities, but we live in detail.


Alfred North Whitehead


#generalities #live #think

Politicians... talk in generalities and lies, and I think they've caused all our grief. They're so awful, they're really funny. I hate thinking this because my dad loved politics.


Paul Lynde


#because #caused #dad #funny #generalities

History is one of those marvelous and necessary illusions we have to deal with. It's one of the ways of dealing with our world with impossible generalities which we couldn't live without.


Howard Nemerov


#dealing #generalities #history #illusions #impossible

Obvious enough that generalities work to protect the mind from the great outdoors; is it possible that this was in fact their first purpose?


Howard Nemerov


#fact #first #generalities #great #in fact

Generalities don't count and won't help you in football.


Knute Rockne


#football #generalities #help #won #you

The pursuit of pretty formulas and neat theorems can no doubt quickly degenerate into a silly vice, but so can the quest for austere generalities which are so very general indeed that they are incapable of application to any particular.


E. T. Bell


#application #austere #degenerate #doubt #formulas

If you're doing a large, complicated character with radio controls, it might take a number of people several months to make it and if you're talking about a quick little hand puppet, it could be made in 2 days, so there's enormous range there, and no real easy generalities.


Jim Henson


#character #complicated #controls #could #days

Providence conceals itself in the details of human affairs, but becomes unveiled in the generalities of history.


Alphonse de Lamartine


#becomes #conceals #details #generalities #history






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