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"In portraits, the grace and, we may add, the likeness consists more in taking the general air than in observing the exact similitude of every feature." - Joshua Reynolds

"In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other." - Voltaire

"In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one part of the citizens to give to the other." - Voltaire

"The general election's taking place today in Iraq, so I guess that means we're one step closer to being there for another 10 years." - David Letterman

"The dramatic critic who is without prejudice is on the plane with the general who does not believe in taking human life." - George Jean Nathan

"In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another." - Voltaire

"I wanted to say something different: the pictures are also a leave-taking, in several respects. Factually: these specific persons are dead; as a general statement, death is leave-taking. And then ideologically: a leave-taking from a specific doctrine of salvation and, beyond that, from the illusion that unacceptable circumstances of life can be changed by this conventional expedient of violent struggle." - Gerhard Richter

"We can no longer stand for the Security Council passing resolutions and then in effect heaving alongside and taking a vacation. We cannot leave it to the secretary general to go cap in hand." - Alex J. Morrison

"We can no longer stand for the Security Council passing resolutions and then in effect heaving alongside and taking a vacation. We cannot leave it to the secretary general to go cap in hand." - Alex Morrison

"People are rude in general." - Eric Wareheim

"General Motors, General Mills, General Foods, general ignorance, general apathy, and general cussedness elect presidents and Congressmen and maintain them in power." - Herbert M. Shelton

"In general, great companies prefer to grow organically, as Wall Street likes to say. That is, from the inside out, by finding new markets or by taking market share from their competitors." - Alex Berenson

"I expect to see the State, which is in a position to calculate the marginal efficiency of capital-goods on long views and on the basis of the general social advantage, taking an ever greater responsibility for directly organizing investments." - John Maynard Keynes

"When I get off a flight, I'm not trying to sit there and let them take pictures of me. I'm tired. I'm scratching my eyes. I just don't like taking pictures in general." - Justin Bieber

"I expect to see the State, which is in a position to calculate the marginal efficiency of capital goods on long views and on the basis of the general social advantage, taking an ever greater responsibility for directly organising investment;" - John Maynard Keynes

"In taking action we must remember that the things which are happening to the Jews today are but a part of the general disintegration anticipated by philosophers and historians of different schools for almost half a century." - Louis Finkelstein

"In general, great companies prefer to grow 'organically,' as Wall Street likes to say. That is, from the inside out, by finding new markets or by taking market share from their competitors." - Alex Berenson

"They act as if they supposed that to be very sanguine about the general improvement of mankind is a virtue that relieves them from taking trouble about any improvement in particular." - John Morley

"They might have occurred if either General Dreedle or General Peckem had once evinced an interest in taking part in orgies with him, but neither ever did, and the colonel was certainly not going to waste his time and energy making love to beautiful women unless there was something in it for him." - Joseph Heller

"Emotion consists of a very well orchestrated set of alterations in the body that has, as a general purpose, making life more survivable by taking care of a danger, of taking care of an opportunity, either/or, or something in between." - Antonio Damasio

"Anyone taking heroin is thinking about taking heroin more than they're thinking about anything else. That's the general rule about most drugs." - Mick Jagger

"I'm very interested in people, in general." - Audrey Tautou

"I'm disappointed in people in general." - Vinton Cerf

"In general, our generals were outgeneralled." - John Adams

"Men, in general, are but great children." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"The news media in general are liberals." - Barbara Walters

"Architecture in general is frozen music." - Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling

"Architecture in general is frozen music." - Friedrich von Schelling

"I don't go to parties in general." - Paulo Coelho

"I love memoirs and autobiographies in general." - Brett Davern

"I'm a fan of music in general." - Johnny Galecki

"I fart in your general direction." - Graham Chapman

"I'm not a good collaborator in general." - Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

"I'm very, very low-key in general." - Debby Ryan

"I prefer black music in general." - Phil Collins

"In general, comedians are attracted to vice." - Natasha Leggero

"Vegetarians in general don't like me." - Yotam Ottolenghi

"I'm pretty hard on myself in general." - Natalie Portman

"I hate negative ads in general." - Ed Rendell

"I'm a big sports fan in general." - Luke Bryan

"Actors in general have become very spoiled in the roles they choose these days. When I first started in this profession - about a hundred years ago in the last century - it was all about taking risks, it was about doing the job and honing the craft." - Brian Cox

"The Secretary of Labor is in charge of finding you a job, the Secretary of the Treasury is in charge of taking half the money you make away from you, and the Attorney General is in charge of suing you for the other half." - Lyndon B Johnson

"Good science is done by being curious in general, by asking questions all around, by acknowledging the likelihood of being wrong and taking this in good humor for granted, by having a deep fondness for nature, and by being made jumpy and nervous by ignorance." - Lewis Thomas

"After all we speak of people 'taking refuge' in vagueness -the more precise you are, in general the more likely you are to be wrong, whereas you stand a good chance of not being wrong if you make it vague enough." - J L Austin

"A number of holistic and complementary medical doctors in the US, from general practitioners to psychiatrists, are using maca with a variety of patients. Both men and women report a significant boost in libido. And a number of men who have suffered from erectile dysfunction have improved, as a result of taking maca." - Chris Kilham

"Hannibal knew better how to conquer than how to profit by the conquest; and Napoleon was more skilful in taking positions than in maintaining them. As to reverses, no general cart presume to say that he may not be defeated; but he can, and ought to say, that he will not be surprised." - Charles Caleb Colton

"In general, the best advice I can give people is to take criticism seriously, apologize for anything you have done wrong, and pull back from conflict. Of course, if you are right on a content matter, you should press forward in the interest of quality, but conflict often has a way of taking on a life of its own, unfortunately." - Jimmy Wales

"It's like that old expression: "Men plan and god laughs." You sort of see that in the television world, where you have an idea where things are heading and you have a plan and sort of start off in that general direction, but you wind up taking all these side paths and whatnot - if you're lucky." - Vince Gilligan

"In a way, education by its nature favours the extrovert because you are taking kids and putting them into a big classroom, which is automatically going to be a high-stimulation environment. Probably the best way of teaching in general is one on one, but that's not something everyone can afford." - Susan Cain

"The once rather old-fashioned science of paleontology finds itself in a maelstrom of excitement and controversy. Astrophysicists, atmospheric scientists, geochemists, geophysicists, and statisticians are all contributing to the extinction problem. And the general public is taking part through television talk shows, magazine cover stories, newspaper editorials, and even the occasional mention in gossip columns." - David M. Raup

"I love puppies, and I love animals in general. Besides that, I do martial arts: extreme martial arts. I also play real guitar and drums, and sing. And I'm taking some college classes, hoping to major in English and creative writing." - Cameron Monaghan

"I do believe women have different ways of taking risks, of ruminating a bit more before they jump to conclusions. And I think that as a result, particularly on the, on, you know, on the trading floor, in the financial markets in general, the approach would be different." - Christine Lagarde

"My country is taking over in tennis" - Yevgeny Kafelnikov

"I don't believe in taking right decisions.." - Ratan Tata

"Disintegration-I'm taking it in stride." - Bret Easton Ellis

"I was barely in 'Taking Woodstock.'" - Katherine Waterston

"No one was ever the better for advice: in general, what we called giving advice was properly taking an occasion to show our own wisdom at another's expense; and to receive advice was little better than tamely to another the occasion of raising himself a character from our defects." - Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

"No one was ever the better for advice: in general, what we called giving advice was properly taking an occasion to show our own wisdom at another's expense; and to receive advice was little better than tamely to another the occasion of raising himself a character from our defects." - Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury

"The quickest and easiest way to improve your health and mood is by taking omega 3 supplements, in the form of fish oils or flaxseed. Add a good general multivitamin and mineral daily as well, as this will ensure that any trace deficiencies causing health or mood problems are addressed." - Liz Miller

"My mother's influence in molding my character was conspicuous. She forced me to learn daily long chapters of the Bible by heart. To that discipline and patient, accurate resolve I owe not only much of my general power of taking pains, but of the best part of my taste for literature." - John Ruskin

"I largely agree with those that hold that Government should not in general interfere with the course of the economy merely on the strength of its own commercial judgment. If we cannot rely on the judgment of individual businessmen, taking their own risks, we have no future anyway." - John James Cowperthwaite

"My inspiration is endless; I can't define it. It is a constant flow and evolution. In general, I'm taking it from everywhere. People get nervous when they walk with me, as I'll see something and suddenly have to text it to myself." - Raf Simons

"If you look at ISIS, General MacArthur, and General Patton, they're spinning in their graves." - Donald Trump

"The government is far more interested in taking, in regulated taking, than in promoting spontaneous generosity." - Edward Albee

"The general rule, at least, is that while property may be regulated to a certain extent, if regulation goes too far it will be recognized as a taking." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"It seems positively unnatural to travel without taking a camera along... The very activity of taking pictures is soothing and assuages general feelings of disorientation that are likely to be exacerbated by travel." - Susan Sontag

"True wisdom, in general, consists in energetic determination." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Organized religions in general, in my opinion, are dying forms," - Bruce Willis

"People like change in general, but not in particular." - William J Clinton

"I'm involved in the work around prison rights in general." - Angela Davis

"How glorious, then, is the prospect, the reverse of all the past, which is now opening upon us, and upon the world. Government, we may now expect to see, not only in theory and in books but in actual practice, calculated for the general good, and taking no more upon it than the general good requires, leaving all men the enjoyment of as many of their natural rights as possible, and no more interfering with matters of religion, with men's notions concerning God, and a future state, than with philosophy, or medicine." - Joseph Priestley

"I'm a big fan of pirates in general." - Mike Leach

"General rules are dangerous of application in particular instances." - Charlotte Mary Yonge

"It is in general the unexplored that attracts us ..." - Murasaki Shikibu

"The rehearsal process in general is about trusting one another." - George Clooney

"In general, generalization is to lie, to tell lies." - B.S. Johnson

"In general, people are true to their signs." - Drew Barrymore

"In any war who pulls their general out? No one." - Ray Lewis

"Reason can in general do more than blind force." - Gaius C. Gallus

"You know, girls in general are scarier than Voldemort," - Matthew Lewis

"I've always loved spaces and dwellings in general." - Arizona Muse

"In America, as elsewhere, the general irritability level keeps rising." - Edward Abbey

"Be in general virtuous, and you will be happy." - Benjamin Franklin

"Avoid contradicting in general, especially people you love." - Maurice Baring

"Balls in general are not a good looking item." - Scott Disick

"I'm an optimist about humanity in general, I suppose." - Tim Berners-Lee

"I don't think actresses' lives in general are very good" - Claire Bloom

"In general, Hitler embodied the view of any popular newspaper." - A N Wilson

"The most general definition of beauty ... Multeity in Unity." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Reciprocating oral sex is, in general, a very good idea!" - Mallory Ortberg

"Kim's [Kardashian] just a funny person in general." - Kanye West

"I think, charitable foundations are, in general, a good thing." - Jill Stein

"Power is the goal of religion in general." - Norman Lear

"It's really fun to write cuss words. Just in general." - Rashida Jones

"I guess music in general is the transportation business." - Howard Rheingold

"Conservatism in general is bad, and it's racist and sexist." - Rush Limbaugh

"in general, I feel most comfortable between known quantities." - Pam Houston

"Excuse me while I barf in Larry Wall's general direction." - Erik Naggum

"The most general definition of beauty... Multeity in Unity." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Come, my friend, let us cuss things in general." - Robert E Howard

"The president of General Motors was in a foul humor." - Arthur Hailey

"I'm pretty proud of my film music in general." - Randy Newman

"In general confusion youth recognizes itself and rejoices." - Italo Calvino

"Dance, in general, has become more atavistic than artistic." - Ilana Mercer

"I think people in general think more about their insecurities." - Emily Vancamp

"I don't talk much to offensive linemen in general." - Jack Youngblood

"The goal of art-making in general is communication." - Will Cotton

"Fashion is silly. Perhaps I should say fashion in general is silly. But then everything is, in general. If you talk about music in general, it's silly; about magazines, in general, they're silly." - Ann Demeulemeester

"I'm a big fan of matching outfits in general." - Clark Duke

"I have no problems or issues with screenwriting in general." - Bret Easton Ellis

"In general, I almost always watch foreign films." - Alexandra Fuller

"Music in general is looking for something new overall." - Les Claypool

"I don't like to go out in general." - Courteney Cox

"I'm just very obsessed with Japanese stuff in general." - Grimes

"My family in general - they're troubled or poorer people." - Rickie Lee Jones

"You know, girls in general are scarier than Voldemort." - Matthew Lewis

"I think money in general hurts all sports." - Will Mcdonough

"In general, every country has the language it deserves." - Jorge Luis Borges

"I don't think actresses' lives in general are very good." - Claire Bloom

"I'm an optimist about humanity in general, I suppose." - Tim Bernerslee

"I have a problem with heights in general - and climbing!" - Jamie Bell

"The principles applied in economic processes are general social principles." - Thomas Sowell

"I think landscape photography in general is somewhat undervalued." - Galen Rowell

"Comedians period, in general, have demons, and myself included." - Paul Mooney

"In general, the Western body has become a global brand." - Susie Orbach

"Just in general, staying healthy and active is important." - Lindsey Vonn

"I just love working with actors in general." - Treat Williams

"In general, I don't feel artists should need producers." - Kip Winger

"Being a family in general is a comedy of errors." - Shannon Woodward

"I love lipbalms in general; they're very important!" - Erin Heatherton

"In general, fashion is challenging. Everything from clothes to fragrances." - Carolina Herrera

"I think society, in general, is hard on women, period." - Faith Hill

"I love animated movies in general. I like making them." - Abigail Breslin

"In general, I don't know when inspiration will pop up." - Larry Niven

"The art of not reading is a very important one. It consists in not taking an interest in whatever may be engaging the attention of the general public at any particular time. When some political or ecclesiastical pamphlet, or novel, or poem is making a great commotion, you should remember that he who writes for fools always finds a large public. A precondition for reading good books is not reading bad ones: for life is short." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"We think of Craigslist as a form of Social Media.We provide a simple service that is mostly free and we leave money in the community, instead of taking it away. Shared values, nothing fancy, treating people like we want to be treated. What works on the net works for people in general. The net has very little to do with technology, what matters is how people use the technology." - Craig Newmark

"Natural science is founded on minute critical views of the general order of events taking place upon our globe, corrected, enlarged, or exalted by experiments, in which the agents concerned are placed under new circumstances, and their diversified properties separately examined. The body of natural science, then, consists of facts; is analogy,-the relation of resemblance of facts by which its different parts are connected, arranged, and employed, either for popular use, or for new speculative improvements." - Humphry Davy

"I have ever been opposed to banks, - opposed to internal improvements by the general government, - opposed to distribution of public lands among the states, - opposed to taking the power from the hands of the people, - opposed to special monopolies, - opposed to a protective tariff, - opposed to a latitudinal construction of the constitution, - opposed to slavery agitation and disunion. This is my democracy. Point to a single act of my public career not in keeping with these principles." - Sam Houston

"Until now the theory of infinite series in general has been very badly grounded. One applies all the operations to infinite series as if they were finite; but is that permissible? I think not. Where is it demonstrated that one obtains the differential of an infinite series by taking the differential of each term? Nothing is easier than to give instances where this is not so." - Niels Henrik Abel

"Well, of course the general idea was dreamed up by the advertising agency and so my job was to realize that. And we down to Lubbock, Texas, usually and onto a ranch and we would pick cowboys who looked the part and photograph them under dramatic situations - rounding up wild horses or running through streams and then reaching in and taking a drag on a cigarette." - Haskell Wexler

"I think people have problems sometimes when things are too general. In fact, they are not really general at all." - Julian Schnabel

"No use in taking a cat's opinion of a dog." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Taking a life, is not worth getting life in prison." - Anthony Liccione

"Justice is never advanced in the taking of human life." - Coretta Scott King

"In taking life for granted, we fail to notice it." - Stephen Batchelor

"Who is this man taking a crap in my bathroom!?" - Kerry Jackson

"Taking joy in life is a woman's best cosmetic." - Rosalind Russell

"I'm nervous when taking part in any movie." - Jamie Campbell Bower

"You can't get anywhere in life without taking risks." - Esme Bianco

"A great democratic revolution is taking place in our midst." - Alexis De Tocqueville



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