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Quotes of generally

  1. It seems that this situation is not restricted to science but is more generally human. – Felix Bloch
  2. A radical generally meant a man who thought he could somehow pull up the root without affecting the flower. A conservative generally meant a man who wanted to conserve everything except his own reason for conserving anything. – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  3. Six months after that, I left Taiwan, first for Hong Kong and then for mainland China, where I spent another three months studying still more Chinese and generally kicking around the country. – Eric Allin Cornell
  4. However, yes, especially as one gets older, you know, you really hope that your music will become more generally available, even though some of the performances might be riddled with faults. – John Eaton
  5. Short waves will be generally used in the kitchen for roasting and baking, almost instantaneously. – Lee De Forest
  6. Junipers are generally chosen for the latter purpose, as they can be more readily bent into the desired form; the eyes and tongue are added afterwards, and the representation altogether is really good. – Robert Fortune
  7. National armies fight nations, royal armies fight their like, the first obey a mob, always demented and the second a king, generally sane. – J. F. C. Fuller
  8. In the steel industry the corporations generally have accepted collective bargaining and negotiated wage agreements with the Committee for Industrial Organization. – John L. Lewis
  9. In the theatrical works we love and admire the most, the ending of the drama generally takes place offstage. – Gustav Mahler
  10. But it's just that the whole country is making generally lousy films these days and has been for quite a while. That's the big problem that we all have to think about. – Alexander Payne
  11. All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy. – John Ruskin
  12. Generally the best recording is the original cast, because that's the way the piece grew: integrally, with them. – Stephen Sondheim
  13. Generally with the Oscars or the Emmys there isn't much you can do until the nominations are announced. Then you know what kind of year you're dealing with- what's been overlooked, what the issues are. – Bruce Vilanch
  14. Young women especially have something invested in being nice people, and it's only when you have children that you realise you're not a nice person at all, but generally a selfish bully. – Fay Weldon
  15. The times that I have done something that I didn't respond to emotionally right away, it's generally not worked out too well. – Natalie Wood

Usage examples for generally

  1. The Oracle was always slow at coming to a decision, but when he does it's generally the right one. – Over the Sliprails by Henry Lawson
  2. You never give any one a chance to see you until the afternoon, and then we generally start bridge. – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. I forgive you, mademoiselle, said D'Artagnan; I know that, at my age, those who are looking for me generally need me for something or another. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  4. Don't you know that the man who looks for a fight generally gets more than he wants? – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  5. Sometimes it's his face, but most generally it's hers. – The Adventure of the Cardboard Box by Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. She was generally believed to be a woman with a story- an innocent one, but a story of some sort or other. – Life's Little Ironies A set of tales with some colloquial sketches entitled A Few Crusted Characters by Thomas Hardy
  7. I generally do, the first thing. – Dorothy on a Ranch by Evelyn Raymond
  8. Men are generally alike. – Botchan (Master Darling) by Mr. Kin-nosuke Natsume, trans. by Yasotaro Morri
  9. People generally thought that he had been engaged to her, but this, I believe, was never the case. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  10. It is pretty generally held that all a woman needs to do to know all about children is to have some. – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
  11. Men generally die as they live'. – McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  12. " I was speaking generally Rodd muttered. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  13. He was generally considered a sensible man. – Godolphin, Volume 2. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  14. There is no doubt that there is in the German character generally a tendency to the visionary. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  15. It is only just, however, to add, that they are generally disappointed. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  16. Sometimes they sit and think, but generally they just sit. – The University of Hard Knocks by Ralph Parlette
  17. It is generally the best thing you can do. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  18. Is he generally liked? – The-Darrow-Enigma by Severy, Melvin Linwood
  19. But the great men of our day have generally been men of wide reading, have they not? – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  20. And so with anything: if a man wants to make a case he can generally find a way of doing so. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler