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«All generalizations are false, including this one.»
Author: Mark Twain
, this one
«All generalizations are bad.»
«An extra-terrestrial philosopher, who had watched a single youth up to the age of twenty-one and had never come across any other human being, might conclude that it is the nature of human beings to grow continually taller and wiser in an indefinite progress towards perfection; and this generalization would be just as well founded as the generalization which evolutionists base upon the previous history of this planet.»
Author: Bertrand Russell
, come across
, twenty one
«For my part I distrust all generalizations about women, favorable and unfavorable, masculine and feminine, ancient and modern; all alike, I should say, result from paucity of experience.»
«Men are more apt to be mistaken in their generalizations than in their particular observations.»