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General Napoleon says that ‘Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.’ Well, I suggest doing the opposite: Interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. Don’t be opportunist; don’t benefit from the weakness of your enemy! Be just even to your enemy! Try to find a way to defeat him without harming him; prove to be as intelligent as to find such a way! Only then, your victory will be meaningful and honourable!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
General principles should not be based on exceptional cases.
– Robert J. Sawyer
Generally speaking, men are influenced by books which clarify their own thought, which express their own notions well, or which suggest to them ideas which their minds are already predisposed to accept.
– Carl Lotus Becker
Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.
– Miyamoto Musashi, 1645
Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is the resolute acceptance of death.
– Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings
Generally students are the best vehicles for passing on ideas, for their thoughts are plastic and can be molded and they can adjust the ideas of old men to the shape of reality as they find it in villages and hills of China or in ghettos and suburbs of America.
– Theodore Harold White
Generally the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories.
– Felix Cohen
Generally we study too much and think too little.
– Hary Latham Doherty
Generally when there's a lot of smoke...there's just a whole lot more smoke.
– George Foreman
Generations to come will find it difficult to believe that a man such as Gandhi ever walked the face of this earth.
– Albert Einstein
Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this ever in flesh and blood walked upon this earth. (said of Mahatma Gandhi)
– Albert Einstein
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
– Kahlil Gibran
Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.
– Kahlil Gibran
Generosity with strings is not generosity It is a deal.
– Marya Mannes
Generosity with strings is not generosity; It is a deal.
– Marya Mannes
Generous people are rarely mentally ill.
– Dr. Karl Menninger
Genius - To know without having learned to draw just conclusions from unknown premises to discern the soul of things.
– Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
Genius has no country. It blossoms everywhere. Genius is like the light, the air. It is the heritage of all!
– Dr. Jose P. Rizal
Genius hath electric power which earth can never tame.
– Lydia M. Child
Genius is 1 inspiration and 99 perspiration.
– Thomas Alva Edison
Genius is a bend in the creek where bright water has gathered, and which mirrors the trees, the sky and the banks. It just does that because it is there and the scenery is there. Talent is a fine mirror with a silver frame, with the name of the owner engraved on the back.
– Edgar Lee Masters
Genius is a promontory jutting out of the infinite.
– Victor Hugo
Genius is always accompanied by enthusiasm.
– Bryant McGill
Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
– Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
Genius is born--not paid.
– Oscar Wilde

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