Quotes with generally
Take your dying with some seriousness, however. Laughing on the way to your execution is not generally understood by less advanced lifeforms, and they'll call you crazy.
Illusions : The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977)
The more men, generally speaking, will do for a Dollar when they make it, the more that Dollar will do for them when they spend it.
If we are asked what is the most essential characteristic that underlies this word, the word itself will guide us to gentleness, to absence of such things as brow-beating, overbearing manners and fuss, and generally to consideration for other people.
The Notebooks of Samuel Butler (1912)
Going away: I can generally bear the separation, but I don't like the leave-taking.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes furthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
When they glorify somebody later in life, or they generally do it after he's gone, but I'm still here.
Oral history interview with Rube Goldberg by Emily Nathan, for Radio Smithsonian, 1970.
Wars generally do not resolve the problems for which they are fought and therefore... prove ultimately futile.
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
Letter to Edwin Stanton (July 14 1864).
If you can get a child learning to walk to fix his eyes on any object, he will generally navigate to that point without capsizing, but distract his attention and down he goes.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
In time of peril, like the needle to the lodestone, obedience, irrespective of rank, generally flies to him who is best fitted to command.
It is only people who possess firmness who can possess true gentleness. In those who appear gentle, it is generally only weakness, which is readily converted into harshness.