Enter one or two keywords
to search these Motivational Quotes.

Hint: keep it simple, like life or moving on




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

MasterTeam
Home  |  Motivational Quotes  |  Teamwork  |  Success  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

General Quotes

These Motivational Quotes about General are dedicated to your career and personal success in life.

Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval -
a thing which, to the general run of the human race,
is more dreaded than wolves and death.
- Mark Twain

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Sad Feeling-Down Values Choice

Men in general judge more from
appearances than from reality. All
men have eyes, but few have
the gift of penetration.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness,
the general mind must be strengthened by education.
- Thomas Jefferson

Our prayers should be for blessings in general,
for God knows best what is good for us.
- Socrates

 

Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver.
The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver,
the less he demands in slaughter.
- Winston Churchill

Contrary to general belief,
I do not believe that friends are necessarily
the people you like best,
they are merely the people who got there first.
- Peter Ustinov

I think with the Romans, that the general of today
should be a soldier tomorrow if necessary.
- Thomas Jefferson


Please sign-up for my Free Daily Inspirational Quotes and Insights Email on the form below.

Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
- Thomas Jefferson

Experience demands that man is
the only animal which devours his own kind,
for I can apply no milder term to
the general prey of the rich on the poor.
- Thomas Jefferson

I believe in general in a dualism between facts and
the ideas of those facts in human heads.
- George Santayana

My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier,
you will become a general.
If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.'
Instead,
I was a painter, and became Picasso.
- Pablo Picasso

Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared
and hated? This is because in part what they have to
say is new to the general public,
and the new is always alarming.
- Garrett Hardin

I hate facts.
I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions -
adding that no general proposition is worth a damn.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

In most communities it is illegal
to cry "fire" in a crowded assembly.
Should it not be considered serious international misconduct
to manufacture a general war scare
in an effort to achieve local political aims?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family,
she has a good right to them.
- Josh Billings

The instant formal government is abolished,
society begins to act.
A general association takes place, and common interest
produces common security.
- Thomas Paine

I don't run democracy.
I train troops to defend democracy and I happen to
be their surrogate father and mother as well as their commanding general.
- Alfred M. Gray

The Secretary of Defense is not a super General or Admiral.
His task is to exercise civilian control over the Department
for the Commander-in-Chief and the country.
- Donald Rumsfeld

The general rule is that anything that is passed on
in reproduction does not undergo senescence.
- George C. Williams

Bats have no bankers and they do not drink and cannot
be arrested and pay no tax and,
in general, bats have it made.
- John Berryman

Thus, in general, in the first instance,
the direction of interest in empirical fact will be
canalised by the logical structure of the theoretical system.
- Talcott Parsons

The human mind, I believe, cares for the True only
in the general character of an epoch.
- Alfred de Vigny

Public utility pleads most forcibly for the general
distribution of the Holy Scriptures.
- James McHenry

An aristocratic culture does not advertise its emotions.
In its forms of expression it is sober and reserved.
Its general attitude is stoic.
- Johan Huizinga

Infelicity is an ill to which all acts are heir which
have the general character of ritual or ceremonial,
all conventional acts.
- J. L. Austin

Sarcasm I now see to be, in general,
the language of the devil; for which reason I have
long since as good as renounced it.
- Thomas Carlyle

One of the best things to come out of the home computer
revolution could be the general and widespread understanding
of how severely limited logic really is.
- Frank Herbert

Salazar's record is one of weakness;
he hasn't been a good attorney general.
- Bob Schaffer

That the state of knowledge in any country will exert
a directive influence on the general system of instruction adopted in it,
is a principle too obvious to require investigation.
- Charles Babbage

I think it's a reflection of the music business in general,
which to me seems very fragmented.
- Kathy Valentine

I think most of the art now is involved with a denial
of any kind of absolute morality,
or general morality.
- Donald Judd

Hence that general is skilful in attack whose opponent
does not know what to defend;
and he is skilful in defense whose opponent does not know what to attack.
- Sun Tzu

Human life is driven forward by its dim apprehension
of notions too general for its existing language.
- Alfred North Whitehead

In general we are least aware of what our minds do best.
- Marvin Minsky

It is the merit of a general to impart good news,
and to conceal the truth.
- Sophocles

In general, the Internet was not designed to accommodate
deliberate failures to communicate.
- Daniel J. Bernstein

I felt Joyce was an influence on my fiction,
but in a very general way, as a kind of inspiration
and a model for the beauty of language.
- Don DeLillo

Holidays in general breed unrealistic expectations.
The minute you start wondering, 'is it going to be wonderful enough?,'
it never will be.
- Pepper Schwartz

I think the problem starts with the general appreciation
of the music in the larger society.
- Sonny Rollins

General: I attempted to take Williamsport yesterday,
but found too large a force of infantry and artillery.
After a long fight, I withdrew to this place.
- John Buford

I think anytime you can affect people in general,
in a positive way, then you're a lucky individual.
- Sam Elliott

The French, I think, in general, are strangely prolix
in their natural history.
- Gilbert White

We are all ruled in what we do by impulses;
and these impulses are so organized that our actions
in general serve for our self preservation and that of the race.
- Edna St.
Vincent Millay

I was brought in, not in the photographic department at all,
I was brought in on a thing called Special Skills.
I was to do posters, pamphlets, murals,
propaganda in general, you know.
- Ben Shahn

I'm clenched down, I'm locked in on it,
which is my general approach to life.
- James Ellroy

The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is,
in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent
to abolishing the catastrophe.
- Iris Murdoch

Well, as you know, General Motors does not make hybrids.
Ford only made 4,000 hybrids last year.
- Ed Markey

There is a rising generation in this country who do
not know God because of a general decay of religion.
- Arthur Middleton

I expect VA's inspector general and the FBI to work
closely together so that we can identify and eliminate
the flaws that allowed this leak and prosecute any criminal acts.
- Steve Buyer

It takes 15,000 casualties to train a major general.
- Ferdinand Foch

Like a good general, I treated everyone who wasn't with me as against me.
- Michael Dukakis

The general will rules in society as the private will
governs each separate individual.
- Maximilien Robespierre

General Musharraf needs my participation to give credibility
to the electoral process,
as well as to respect the fundamental right of all
those who wish to vote for me.
- Benazir Bhutto

Now a Protestant confronting a Catholic ghost is exactly
Shakespeare's way of grappling with what was not simply
a general social problem but one lived out in his own life.
- Stephen Greenblatt

Nothing so comforts the military mind as the maxim
of a great but dead general.
- Barbara Tuchman

There is a general knowledge that I am multi-dimensional,
that when you are creative you do a lot of things.
- Suzanne Somers

During my nearly five years as director-general of WHO,
high-level policymakers have increasingly recognized
that health is central to sustainable development.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

In general, any incoming administration must carefully
examine ('vet') its nominees for high public office.
- Richard V. Allen

I try to keep a low profile in general.
Not with my art, but just as a person.
- Alanis Morissette

I'm trying to use the language of today to express
a general existential crisis that I think the world and I are going through.
- Sean Lennon

Base stealing, like crime in general,
is increasing and is also getting more difficult to curb.
- Leonard Robert Davids

Everybody has a high point and a lot goes into that:
timing,
situation, general consciousness.
- Alex Van Halen

The Oscar nomination made me a recognizable name to
other actors and people in general.
- Carol Kane

The best way to study is to go to the Cecchetti method
for about a year and draw onto all the highest points
and then put that into the general method.
- Ninette de Valois

With my luck, if I ever invested in General Motors,
they'd bust it to Corporal!
- Robert Orben

I couldn't do that as attorney general.
Why? Because they are my clients.
You can't say they're not doing what they ought to
be doing when you are the attorney general.
- Christine Gregoire

To mankind in general Macbeth and Lady Macbeth stand
out as the supreme type of all that a host and hostess should not be.
- Max Beerbohm

A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his table,
than when his wife talks Greek.
- Samuel Johnson

PC stuff just lowers the general acceptance of good
work and replaces it with bogus poetry that celebrates
values that in themselves are probably quite worthy.
- Diane Wakoski

When I was fired from my post as General of the Fighter Arm,
I was to give proof that this jet was a superior fighter.
And that's when we did it.
I think we did it.
- Adolf Galland

Our tragedy is a general and universal physical fear
so long sustained by now that we can even bear it...
the basest of all things is to be afraid.
- William Faulkner


Thank you for visiting: General Quotes - Motivational Quotes about General.

Please sign up on the form below to receive my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Motivational Quotes



 


MasterTeam® is a registered trademark of Jonathan Lockwood Huie. MasterTeam LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Corporation, provides information, advisory, and consultancy services. You may read about the MasterTeam.com privacy policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, copyright policy, and disclaimer.

All materials & writings are copyright © Jonathan Lockwood Huie, except for quotes and
other specifically identified material which belong to their respective copyright holders if applicable.