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  • Marcel Proust The regularity of a habit is generally in proportion to its absurdity.
    Marcel Proust
    French writer and critic (1871 - 1922)
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  • Sir John Lubbock In truth, people can generally make time for what they choose to do; it is not really the time but the will that is lacking.
    Sir John Lubbock
    British statesman and banker (1834 - 1913)
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  • Oliver Goldsmith Crime generally punishes itself.
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet (1728 - 1774)
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  • Samuel Smiles It will generally be found that men who are constantly lamenting their ill luck are only reaping the consequences of their own neglect, mismanagement, and improvidence, or want of application.
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer (1812 - 1904)
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  • Robert Louis Stevenson Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity.
    Robert Louis Stevenson
    Scottish writer and poet (1850 - 1894)
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  • Gilbert Keith Chesterton People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    English writer (1874 - 1936)
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  • Gilbert Keith Chesterton The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    English writer (1874 - 1936)
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  • Samuel Johnson The chains of habit are generally too week to be felt, until they are too strong to be broken.
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer (1709 - 1784)
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  • Carroll Quigley The history of the last century shows, as we shall see later, that the advice given to governments by bankers, like the advice they gave to industrialists, was consistently good for bankers, but was often disastrous for governments, businessmen, and the people generally.
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist (1910 - 1977)
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  • George Bernard Shaw The Jews generally give value. They make you pay; but they deliver the goods. In my experience the men who want something for nothing are invariably Christians.
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic (1856 - 1950)
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  • Benjamin Franklin Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist (1706 - 1790)
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  • Ben Wheatley 'Doctor Who' is pretty dark, I think. Generally it's dark; it's always been dark.
    Ben Wheatley
    English filmmaker and screenwriter (1972 - )
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  • Susan Sontag A family's photograph album is generally about the extended family and, often, is all that remains of it.
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist (1933 - 2004)
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  • Agnes Repplier A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus (1855 - 1950)
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  • William Shenstone A man generally has the good or ill qualities he attributes to mankind.
    William Shenstone
    English poet (1714 - 1763)
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  • Demosthenes A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true.
    Demosthenes
    Greek statesman and orator (382 - 322)
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  • Lady Mary Wortley Montagu A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly.
    Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
    English writer (1689 - 1762)
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  • Queen Victoria A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one.
    Queen Victoria
    Queen of Great Britain (1819 - 1901)
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  • Gilbert Keith Chesterton A new philosophy generally means in practice the praise of some old vice.
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton
    English writer (1874 - 1936)
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  • Bruce Lipton A person's health isn't generally a reflection of genes, but how their environment is influencing them. Genes are the direct cause of less than 1pc of diseases: 99pc is how we respond to the world.
    Bruce Lipton
    American developmental biologist (1944 - )
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