To Generalize is to be an Idiot. To Particularize is the Alone Distinction of Merit General Knowledges are those Knowledges that Idiots possess.
The purpose of a university should be to make a son as unlike his father as possible. By the time a man has grown old enough to have a son in college he has specialized. The university should Generalize the treatment of its undergraduates, should struggle to put them in touch with every force of life.
Part of language design is perturbing the proposed feature in various directions to see how it might Generalize in the future.larry wall
Philosophy may have gained by the attempts in recent years to look through the fiction to the fact and to Generalize corporations, partnerships, and other groups into a single conception. But to Generalize is to omit, and, in this instance, to omit one characteristic of the complete corporation, as called into being under modern statutes, that is most important in business and law.Holmes, Jr., Oliver Wendell
To Generalize is to be an Idiot. To Particularize is the Alone Distinction of Merit — General Knowledges are those Knowledges that Idiots possess.william blake
So far as one can Generalize, the most graciouis, cultivated, and innovative people in this country are French Canadians. Certainly they have given us the most exciting politicians of our time: Trudeau, Lévesque. Without them, Canada would be an exceedingly boring and greatly diminished place.Mordecai Richler