We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration.
Cities all over the world are getting bigger as more and more people move from rural to urban sites, but that has created enormous problems with respect to environmental pollution and the general quality of life.
There is nothing that will make an Englishman shit so quick as the sight of General Washington.
There is no greater sign of a general decay of virtue in a nation, than a want of zeal in its inhabitants for the good of their country
A fool who, after plain warning, persists in dosing himself with dangerous drugs should be free to do so, for his death is a benefit to the race in general.
I can find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution, and I do not believe that the power and duty of the General Government ought to be extended to the relief of individual suffering which is in no manner properly related to the public service or benefit
Congress has not unlimited powers to provide for the general welfare, but only those specifically enumerated
That the principle and construction contended for by sundry of the state legislatures, that the general government is the exclusive judge of the extent of the powers delegated to it, stop nothing short of despotism; since the discretion of those who administer the government, and not the constitution, would be the measure of their powers:
That the several states who formed that instrument, being sovereign and independent, have the unquestionable right to judge of its infraction; and that a nullification, by those sovereignties, of all unauthorized acts done under colour of that instrument, is the rightful remedy.
Whensoever the General Government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are unauthoritative, void, and of no force
The government of the United States is a definite government, confined to specified objects. It is not like state governments, whose powers are more general. Charity is no part of the legislative duty of the government
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.
Great merit, or great failings, will make you respected or despised; but trifles, little attentions, mere nothings, either done or neglected, will make you either liked or disliked in the general run of the world.
This is a good plan for life in general. If you have two choices, choose the harder.
A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with a man is what he makes of himself.
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in
general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires
Keep your sense of humor. As General Joe Stillwell said, "The higher a monkey climbs, the more you see of his behind.
It is as certain that many opinions, now general, will be rejected by future ages, as it is that many, once general, are rejected by the present
In general, pride is at the bottom of all great mistakes.
Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.
Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.
To generalize is to be an idiot. To particularize is the alone distinction of merit. General knowledge are those knowledge that idiots possess.
Want oś compassion is not to be numbered among the general faults of mankind. The black ingredient which fouls our disposition is envy. Hence our eyes, it is to be feared, are seldom turned up to those who are manifestly greater, better, wiser, or happier than ourselves, without some degree of malignity, we commonly look downward on the mean and miserable with sufficient benevolence and pity.