Generalizations Quotes

War is too serious a business to be left to the generals. - Georges Clemenceau

 

Tell me what brand of whiskey that Grant drinks. I would like to send a barrel of it to my other generals. - Abraham Lincoln

 

I made all my generals out of mud.- Napoleon Bonaparte

 

I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit, and to mothball his opinions.- Omar Bradley

 

I can make a General in five minutes but a good horse is hard to replace. -Abraham Lincoln

 

The greatest general is he who makes the fewest mistakes. -Napoleon Bonaparte

 

The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand. -Sun Tzu

 

Soldiers usually win the battles and generals get the credit for them. -Napoleon Bonaparte

 

A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops under his command make him.- Douglas MacArthur

 

I think people took Grenada for what it turned out to be, which was a very specific incident and from which one couldn't necessarily make a lot of generalizations. - John Negroponte

 

Generalizations, like brooms, ought not to stand in a corner forever; they ought to sweep as a matter of course.- John Lukacs

 

It is certain that the study of human psychology, if it were undertaken exclusively in prisons, would also lead to misrepresentation and absurd generalizations.- Jacques Yves Cousteau

 

All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.-Alexandre Dumas

 

All generalizations are false, including this one.-Mark Twain

 

All generalizations are false, including this one.-Alexander Chase

 

Darwin based his theory on generalizations that were strictly empirical. You can go out and see that organisms do vary, that variations are inherited, and that every organism is capable of increasing its numbers in sufficiently favorable circumstances.-George C. Williams

 

Generalizations, like brooms, ought not to stand in a corner forever; they ought to sweep as a matter of course.-John Lukacs

 

His impact would have been of transient memory and comparatively small importance, had not that impact occurred at a time and in a way to make it supply particulars from which momentous generalizations can properly be projected.-Robert Welch

 

I only know from my own personal experience, and I personally feel that there's a cyclical nature to things, so you don't want to start making generalizations about how bad things have become in comparison to the old days.-Jeffrey Jones

 

I think people took Grenada for what it turned out to be, which was a very specific incident and from which one couldn't necessarily make a lot of generalizations.-John Negroponte

 

It is certain that the study of human psychology, if it were undertaken exclusively in prisons, would also lead to misrepresentation and absurd generalizations.-Jacques Yves Cousteau

 

It is one of the more striking generalizations of biochemistry - which surprisingly is hardly ever mentioned in the biochemical textbooks - that the twenty amino acids and the four bases, are, with minor reservations, the same throughout Nature.-Francis Crick

 

The museum spreads its surfaces everywhere, and becomes an untitled collection of generalizations that mobilize the eye.-Robert Smithson

 

There are no generalizations in American politics that vested selfishness cannot cut through.-John Gunther