Quotation Explorer - 'Usually'

Men are not naturally faithful creatures. They have an ego that is in constant need of stroking and usually anything in a skirt fits that need. I never feel the need to make a man jealous in retribution for his infidelity. I simply pick up the wine and find a new taster... - Virginia Alison
It's not always easy, but it's usually simple. - Faydra D. Fields
I’m not a fighter. I usually smile and then go into my room and cry my eyes out. - Suman Bhattacharya
The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair. - Douglas Adams
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without anyother reason but because they are not already common. - John Locke
No one can be really esteemed accomplished who does not greatly surpass what is usually met with. - Jane Austen
Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
No true individual has existed yet, able to live, able to die. Only diseased, tragic, or dismal and ludicrous fools who sometimes hoped to achieve some ideal by fiat, by their great desire for it. But usually by bullying all mankind into believing them. - Saul Bellow, Herzog
Snobbery might sometimes look cool, like smoking, but the end result is usually a repelling one. - Trent Zelazny
Revolutionary behavior and violence are usually only indulged in when people are at their wits’ end. So social stability depends a lot on how long their wits are. - George Hammond
We are, in fact, a nation of evangelists; every third American devotes himself to improving and lifting up his fellow-citizens, usually by force; the messianic delusion is our national disease. - H.L. Mencken
Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things. - Russell Baker
The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything. - E. J. Phelps
Children seldom misquote you. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said. - Anonymous
Honesty, for me, is usually the worst policy imaginable. - Patricia Highsmith
The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance. - Laurence J. Peter
Rain usually makes me feel mellow. Curl up in the corner time, slow down, smell the furniture. Today it just makes me feel wet. - Jeff Melvoin
A person who dreads flying, is usually one who has a good overstanding of life and death. - Andrea L'Artiste
It begins with a character, usually, and once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I can do is trot along behind him with a paper and pencil trying to keep up long enough to put down what he says and does. - William Faulkner
A person with a big ego usually knows very little. - Eraldo Banovac
It usually takes 100 years to make a law, and then, after it's done its work, it usually takes 100 years to be rid of it. - Henry Ward Beecher
Trust that your child is trying to be the best he can be and that he will do this more readily without your criticism. Know that he usually sees his own faults without you continually pointing them out.
An emotion like anger that's an automatic response lasts just ninety seconds from the moment it's triggered until it runs its course. One and a half minutes, that's all. When it lasts any longer, which it usually does, it's because we've chosen to rekindle it. - Pema Chödrön
The Worlds manmade Mega structures reminders us how resourceful we are if we want to get something done we usually can get it done , how ever challenging it might be - Danny Maximus
Freedom isn't a static point. It's spectrum from absolute to none at all, and is usually inversely proportional to safety. - M.L. Wulff
If you say you're a unifier, you expect and usually get applause. I'm a divider. Politics is division by definition, if there was no disagreement there would be no politics. The illusion of unity isn't worth having, and is anyways unattainable. - Christopher Hitchens
Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognized them. - Ann Landers
Whenever the press quits abusing me I know I'm in the wrong pew. I don't mind it because when they throw bricks at me-I'm a pretty good shot myself and I usually throw 'em back at 'em. - Harry S Truman
All charming people have something to conceal, usually their total dependence on the appreciation of others. - Cyril Connolly
When I see somebody 'suffering for their art', it%uFFFDs usually a case of them not knowing where that red line is, not knowing where the sovereignty lies. - Hugh Macleod
Those who are crazy enough to think they can change the world usually do. - Steve Jobs
The ocean pulsed outside our window. The sound of the waves crashing on the rocks below usually calmed me down, but the fear and chaos that were tangled in my mind made that an impossibility. - Chelsie Shakespeare
It usually takes a long time to find a shorter way. - Anonymous
I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds; and I very rarely change it. - Margaret Thatcher
People that criticize the harshest usually are the ones who would trade places the fastest - Gary Hopkins
A person who does not feel like making fool of oneself only by saying usually to the people is most probably not often talking sense. - Anuj Somany
Triumphs are usually the outcomes of countless learned-from 'failures - Rasheed Ogunlaru
I don't usually play games. I got added to one and was played.When I realize the creator I will be the coach, now that I've mastered the game. - Rohan B Rebello
One of the (many) problems with government is that they are usually so preoccupied with whether or not they can do something that they fail to consider whether or not they should. - Michel Templet
I usually don't like to 'spoon feed' my audience, because I grew up idolizing story tellers who tell stories using symbolism, so it was in my nature to do the same. - The Weeknd
Most times problems are not solved with more money. It usually takes innovation." - L. R. W. Lee, Andy Smithson: Blast of the Dragon's Fury - L.R.W. Lee
Nobody enjoys the company of others as intensely as someone who usually avoids the company of others. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Baseless victimhood is usually the last stage before outright aggression. - Stefan Molyneux
Do not trust a person without scars. If they have no scars, then it means someone else is wearing theirs, usually unfairly, and usually permanently. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
People who are drawn to journalism are usually people who, because of their cynicism or emotional detachment or reserve or whatever, are incapable of being anything but witnesses to events. Something prevents them from becoming involved, committed, and allows them to remain separate. - Nora Ephron
Misperceiving that there is one correct choice is a common mistake. Coming to understand that there are usually a few good choices--and then there's the one you pick, commit to, and make great--is the best way to make flexible, optimal, good decisions in life. - Katie Couric
I don’t experience writer’s block, I only have periods of severe writer’s diarrhoea; an incoherent mess of unfitting words placed in random sentences. Luckily, I can usually separate the shit from the shit later on. - Kevin Focke
So, throughout life, our worst weaknesses and meannesses are usually committed for the sake of the people whom we most despise. - Charles Dickens
People who bite the hand that feeds them usually lick the boot that kicks them. - Eric Hoffer
Do you not then hear this horrible scream all around you that people usually call silence. - Werner Herzog
Recollection, I have found, is usually about half invention... - Wallace Stegner
Man is an extremely complex creature: he usually acts in an unselfish manner for selfish reasons. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Judge tenderly, if you must. There is usually a side you have not heard, a story you know nothing about, and a battle waged that you are not having to fight. - Traci Lea LaRussa
People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one. - Leo J. Burke
And is usually true of a man of one idea, [Charles] became obsessed. - John Steinbeck
Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks. - Herodotus
Pride is the common forerunner of a fall. It was the devil's sin, and the devil's ruin; and has been, ever since, the devil's stratagem, who, like as expert wrestler, usually gives a man a lift before he gives a throw.
The thing about perspective-changing events is that they usually don't announce themselves as such. - Andrea Goeglein
What one has to do usually can be done. - Eleanor Roosevelt
People usually feel funny, smile and laugh when I tell them about my strong belief in the very existence of prehistoric advanced technology and great civilizations of wilier races. I just can't wait to see their faces at time the truth is revealed. - Toba Beta
A simple, sober guy who is often very shy is always relatively reliable than the people who usually wish to drive, fly or try different means to bring around oneself the crowd. - Anuj Somany
People usually will remember people most, for the stupid things they did, than the impressionable ones. This somehow strangely, makes them feel better. - Anthony Liccione
Man usually sees what he is looking for; seldom what he is looking at. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When people die and especially when they die tragically, others can't help but get carried away. They come up with their implausible interpretation and usually resort to cheap psychology. A sense of fatalism is the only form of relief left. - Francesca Marciano
In the long run managements stressing accounting appearance over economic substance usually achieve little of either. - Warren Buffett
What people are ashamed of usually makes a good story. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
People underestimate the stars and the connectedness they bring between spirit and matter. More often than not, when lost, we seek solitude in staring into the darkness hoping something speaks back to us, usually through a feeling, a thought or a rare occurrence of a shooting star. - Nikki Rowe
The modern man is usually in a hurry to get to a destination from which he will sooner or later suffer from and at times complain about boredom. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The cleanest book on a dusty bookshelf is usually a dirty one. - Ashwin Sanghi
Friends usually bring out better versions of each other. People feel unguarded and fluid with their close friends. - David Brooks
Slowness to change usually means fear of the new.
Those whom we cannot stand are usually those whom we cannot understand. - P.K. Shaw
Sometimes I get the start of a story from a memory, an anecdote, but that gets lost and is usually unrecognizable in the final story."[A Conversation with , BookBrowse, 1998] - Alice Munro
It's better to find success through God, than finding it on one's own merits; some who usually find their own success become boastful, where through God it's with gratitude. - Anthony Liccione
We usually learn from debates that we seldom learn from debates. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Considering what is at stake politically, economically and technically for most organizations; usually justifying IT governance deployment based on one viewpoint narrows suitability and expected benefits. - Robert E. Davis
Philosophy consists very largely of one philosopher arguing that all others are jackasses. He usually proves it, and I should add that he also usually proves that he is one himself. - H. L. Mencken
First draft: let it run. Turn all the knobs up to 11. Second draft: hell. Cut it down and cut it into shape. Third draft: comb its nose and blow its hair. I usually find that most of the book will have handed itself to me on that first draft. - Terry Pratchett
It usually takes me two or three days to prepare an impromptu speech. - Mark Twain
Extra miles, extensive preparation and exhaustive efforts usually show astonishing results. - Roopleen
The red flags are usually there, you just have to keep your eyes open wider than your heart. - April Mae Monterrosa
Southern California, which is shaped somewhat like a coffin, is a giant sanatorium with flowers where people come to be cured of life itself in whatever way .... This is the last stop before the sun gives up and sinks into the black, black ocean, and night - usually starless here - comes down. - John Rechy
Inspiration usually comes during work rather than before it. - Madeleine L'Engle
People often think I'm a faker, but I'm usually honest, in a certain way--in such a way that often nobody believes me! - Richard Feynman
It doesn't matter who started it or what it's really about...war usually ends up sucking most for women. Even when we're not fighting the battles ourselves, we somehow always end up with the lion's share of the suffering. - Brian K. Vaughan
People are usually more firmly convinced that their opinions are precious that that they are true. - George Santayana
Science fiction is the arena of the not-yet, and every science fiction story has this element of not-yet-ness — usually a bit of technology or a scientific discovery that we don't know about in the real world of the present but that might be a possibility in the future. - Welch Everman
...required for good fiction: character, conflict, change through time. And if you're really blessed, you get resolution. But life doesn't usually work out that way. - Ted Conover
When you think your life is falling apart, it's usually falling together in disguise. - Charlotte Eriksson
History does not usually make real sense until long afterward. - Bruce Catton
Usually after a good puke you feel better right away. We hugged each other and then said good-bye and went off to opposite ends of the hall to lie down in our own rooms. There is nothing like puking with somebody to make you into old friends. - Sylvia Plath
Our wisdom comes usually from our experience, and our experience comes largely from our experience.
I find that when people laugh really hard, it's usually because they're connecting and identifying in a way that they hadn't considered. That's my payoff. - Louis C. K.
I am usually more impressed with people who are artful in shuffling a deck, than those who can masterfully play chess. - Lionel Suggs
The decision to move to the second post-college city (or suburb, or town), however, is usually made independent of friends. No matter if you do it for love, career, family, or school, the second move is on your own terms. - Rachel Bertsche
A story never ends. The narrator is usually provided with a nice, artistic spot for his voice to stop, but that's about all. - J.D. Salinger
Quick decisions made in anger, usually end in regret. - Elizabeth Bourgeret
Even wondered about the difference?Autobiography: The usually self-serving accounts of personal accomplishments by a public figure.Memoir: The usually self-serving accounts of someone whose only accomplishments are often self-pity and vindictiveness. - Raul Ramos y Sanchez
I believe the visionaries and true reflections of society will be rewarded after their lives. Those being rewarded now are giving the public what it needs now, usually applauding its current state and clearing consciences. - Hollace M. Metzger
Rudeness, abruptness, gory tales of blood and thunder, and coarse language usually show up the greenhorn or counterfeit, and certainly the ill-bred. "The bravest are the tenderest; the gentlest are the daring. - Kenneth W. Estes
The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at or repair. - Douglas Adams
Those who say life is knocking them down and giving them a tough time are usually the first to beat themselves up. Be on your own side. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Books have a way of finding their way into our lives, usually, right when we need them the most. - Richard P. Denney
Maxim 8: Mockery and derision have their place. Usually, it's on the far side of the airlock.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
The charms of a passing woman are usually in direct relation to the speed of her passing. - Marcel Proust
Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but usually manages to pick himself up, walk over or around it, and carry on.
In travel, as in many other experiences in life, once is usually enough. - Paul Theroux
WITTICISM, n. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted, and seldom noted; what the Philistine is pleased to call a "joke." - Ambrose Bierce
War is society's dirty work, usually done by kids cleaning up some failure on the part of the adults. - Karl Marlantes
Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has, it may be inadvisable to draw it out. Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure. - A.E. Housman
Everyone is beautiful but (unfortunately), we will usually stick to the person that reflects our confidence of beauty. - Coco Nicole Estef
I alternate between feeling sympathetic toward humanity and being a misanthrope. When I'm sympathetic, it usually means I haven't been around people in awhile. - John Raptor
Lies are usually caused by undue fear of men. - Hasidic Saying
RIME, n. Agreeing sounds in the terminals of verse, mostly bad. The verses themselves, as distinguished from prose, mostly dull. Usually (and wickedly) spelled "rhyme." - Ambrose Bierce
Some relationships start with fights... But, usually only in romantic comedies. Life's not the movies.
Whenever that tiny bulb of revelation flashes over your head, it almost always follows a period of uncertainty. These periods are usually dark and distorted, with nary a sliver of light, yet they serve us because they contribute to understanding. - Nichole Beamer
A photograph is usually looked at- seldom looked into. - Ansel Adams
Practical men who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist. - John Maynard Keynes
Unlike those who pretend to be immaculate, fallen angels are usually more intriguing because their earthliness is heavenly.
Work usually follows will. - William James
I usually approach things with the idea that I will take something out of everything I do. - Heather Armstrong
Usually the opposite of what we fear is our greatest fear. - Charles F. Glassman
I am usually able to tolerate all kinds of victims of indoctrination except those who have been infected with xenophobia, racism, or homophobia. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Now that we have all this useful information, it would be nice to do something with it. (Actually, it can be emotionally fulfilling just to get the information. This is usually only true, however, if you have the social life of a kumquat.)
What a time experiences as evil, is usually an untimely echo of what was formerly experienced as good--the atavism of a more ancient ideal. - Friedrich Nietzsche
When an opera star sings her head off, she usually improves her appearance. - Victor Borge
When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice. - Marquis de la Grange
The troublesome ones in a family are usually either the wits or the idiots. - George Eliot
When something that honest is said it usually needs a few minutes of silence to dissipate. - Pamela Ribon
Because of self-doubt, the fear of failure, or laziness, most people usually bite off way less than they can chew. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
It's usually the selfish people who are loved the most. They do what you deny yourself, and you love them for it. You give them your heart. - Saul Bellow
In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists. - Eric Hoffer
In every dispute between parent and child, both cannot be right, but they may be, and usually are, both wrong. It is this situation which gives family life its peculiar hysterical charm.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Heresy is usually quite sophisticated, actually has a meaning, and is to be taken very seriously. It is therefore to be carefully distinguished from turgid, pretentious, badly-written Bullsgeshichte, to use the technical German theological term. - Carl R. Trueman
Restlessness is usually a sign of changes needing to be made, boredom, or loss of significance. - April Mae Monterrosa
People who want to get everything all at once, usually end up getting nothing in life. - Pastor Adelaja Sunday
I live on shameless flattery...and vodka...but the two usually go hand in hand. - Vicktor Alexander
Brilliance is typically the act of an individual, but incredible stupidity can usually be traced to an organization.
Can't you see? Before you knew the truth, we were happy. What's the god in ferreting out the truth all that time? It's always unpleasant.""Is it only lies that are Pleasant?""Usually. That's why people tell them. To make life bearable. - Penelope Mortimer
Apparently Lord Wyndham did regularly donate books to various museums around London. They were usually ones which he had collected earlier, but which were no longer of interest to him or his associates. Irene twitched at the very notion. Give books away? How very frivolous, she finally said. - Genevieve Cogman
Always remember .... The people who usually hide their feelings care the most. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
A crisis does not always appear to a policymaker as a series of dramatic events. Usually it imposes itself as an exhausting agenda of petty chores demanding both concentration and endurance. - Henry Kissinger
Problems can usually be solved with simple, mundane solutions. That means there’s no glamorous work. You don’t get to show off your amazing skills. You just build something that gets the job done and then move on. This approach may not earn you oohs and aahs, but it lets you get on with it. - Jason Fried
It has been acknowledged by many that an actor often plays the character in a reel life better than other contenders only if that projected picture role or image is opposite to his/her actual nature in a real life. It is usually a good method to know the true identity of a Cine and TV personality. - Anuj Somany
The wide awake man seizes opportunities or makes them, and thus those who are widest awake usually come to the front. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Aubrey - "Apparently she wears a black leather catsuit and a golden mask."Irene - "Any details on the mask?"Aubrey - "I think people are usually too busy looking at the black leather catsuit. - Genevieve Cogman
She hadn't seen a doctor cry before, they usually don't, that makes itharder.- Anita - Nilesh Sakpal
But now we live in a time and in a culture when mystery tends to mean something more answerable, it means a crime novel, a thriller, a drama on TV, usually one where we'll find out - and where the whole point of reading it or watching it will be that we will find out - what happened. - Ali Smith
Men can such the heady juice of exalted self-importance from the bitter weed of failure--failures are usually the most conceited of men. - D. H. Lawrence
Q: When is the perfect time? A: Who can say, but probably somewhere between haste and delay - and it's usually most wise to start today. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
When people talk about their great past they're usually trying to excuse the mediocre present. - Terry Pratchett
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change. - Malcolm X
There's a big difference between falling in love with someone and falling in love with someone and getting married. Usually, after you get married, you fall in love with the person even more. - Dave Grohl
Often people that criticise your life are usually the same people that don't know the price you paid to get where you are today. True friends see the full picture of your soul. - Shannon L. Alder
It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power. - David Brin
People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered themselves than by those found by others. - Blaise Pascal
God is always trying to give blessings to us, but our minds are usually too full to receive them. - Shannon L. Alder
One of the most difficult things to give away is kindness, for it is usually returned. - Mark Ortman
A good place to meet a man is at the dry cleaner. These men usually have jobs and bathe. - Rita Rudner
Where there is SMOKE there is usually FIRE. Believe NONE of what you hear and HALF of what you SEE! - L. Michelle Rhames
It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech. - Mark Twain
The common culture of permits - that is, the assumption that only that which is not forbidden - usually draws the laws of one's own possibilities far more narrowly than necessary and prematurely avoids real or imaginary conflict. - Ursula Hofbauer, Friedemann Derschmidt
I'm not an ambulance chaser. I'm usually there before the ambulance.
Why is it you feel like a dope if you laugh alone, but that's usually how you end up crying? - Chuck Palahniuk
We seldom look up to the person; we usually look up to their persona. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When it comes to being famous, you’re usually the last to know, and the first to deny it. Unless you were already famous in your head. In which case, party on, Wayne! Party on, Garth! - Carroll Bryant
It is usually the roughest road that leads to the heights of greatness. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
In this world, people actually don't live a life for themselves but usually live a life for someone they love. - Vinayak
Troubles are usually brooms and shovels that smooth the road to the good man's fortune; and many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away hunger.
Behind every successful man there are usually a lot of unsuccessful years.
The colour of fear is never dark or black; it has the colour of thunderbolt; usually white, but can appear in different hues depending on how the fear travels through to get inside your heart - Munia Khan
We need to be careful not to fall into the victim mindset. This usually happens because we have a dis-empowering perspective of the circumstance. We forget about who we are in Christ and that God is in control. - Michael Barbarulo
In arguing, what people lack in intellect they usually make up for in name-calling. - C Vallo
The signs of sociopathy are usually there before we are abused; most of us just don’t know enough to recognize them - P. A. Speers
Report writing, like motor-car driving and love-making, is one of those activities which almost every Englishman thinks he can do well without instruction. The results are of course usually abominable.
Dreams are tawdry when compared with the leading of God, and not worthy of the aura of wonder we usually surround them with. God only doeth wonders. He does nothing else. His hand can work nothing less. - Jim Elliot
Judge tenderly, if you must. There is usually a side you have not heard, a story you know nothing about, and a battle waged that you are not having to fight. - Traci Lea LaRussa
Generally speaking, I resolve to change my life on average maybe thirty to forty times a week, usually at about two a.m, drunk, ore early the next morning, hungover. - David Nicholls
Good sense is, of all things among men, the most equally distributed: for every one thinks himself so abundantly provided with it, that those even who are the most difficult to satisfy in everything else, do not usually desire a larger measure of this quality than they already possess. - Rene Descartes
Is it easy? Usually not. But you don't forgive people for their benefit. You do it for your benefit. - Andrew Matthews
Women who focus on style over substance usually find themselves in a big fucking hole, with other men who want to fuck the hole. Oh so smooth, and none sophistacted. Because, you know, how sophisticated can hole-fucking really be - Emilie Autumn
The man who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The man who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been. - Alan Ashley-Pitt
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and of elevated opinions.
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong. - Charles Wadsworth
The common culture of permits - that is, the assumption that only that which is not explicitly permitted is not forbidden - usually draws the laws of one's own possibilities far more narrowly than necessary and prematurely avoids real or imaginary conflict. - Ursula Hofbauer, Friedemann Derschmidt
David was "a star, the Elvis of the Bible." An unusually for such a rockstar with his lust for power, lust for women, lust for life, he had humility of one who knew his gift work harder than he ever would. - Bono
Sitting alone...where we usually used to sit...n looking behind those memories ,we enjoyed together..... - Himangshu Rabha
People who take time to be alone usually have depth, originality, and quiet reserve.
It is funny that those who make the laws by which we are expected to live are usually the ones who have no regard for it. - Paul Bamikole
He who who says he can and he who says he can’t are both usually right - Confucius
Usually, we hate the noise but sometimes we feel empty without that noise! - Nikhil Karke
It is not usually our ideas that make us optimists or pessimists, but it is our optimism or pessimism that makes our ideas. - Miguel de Unamuno
Most people aren't appreciated enough, and the bravest things we do in our lives are usually known only to ourselves. No one throws ticker tape on the man who chose to be faithful to his wife, on the lawyer who didn't take the drug money - Peggy Noonan
Strong SPIRITS are usually liberated from the burden of their pain through forgiveness and letting go. EGO usually holds onto grudges and is the source of destruction by acting on impulse. - Karen A. Baquiran
Usually, we believe that our pain is a misfortune that needs to be fixed, but in fact, all pain (physical, mental, and emotional) is a necessary step towards becoming conscious. - Mada Eliza Dalian
A LIE is BEAUTIFUL, melodious, STYLISH, and attractive. On the contrary, TRUTH is UGLY, rude, DULL and repulsive. That's why often people get attracted towards LIES. They embrace it and live with. The truth is usually ignored and disowned. - Sanjeev Himachali
The most important journey you will take in your life will usually be the one of self transformation. Often, this is the scariest because it requires the greatest changes, in your life. - Shannon L. Alder
Personal Responsibility of each citizen before the nation, is usually well defined in all developed nations. - Sunday Adelaja
Funny how people despise platitudes, when they are usually the truest thing going. A thing has to be pretty true before it gets to be a platitude.
A new position of responsibility will usually show a man to be a far stronger creature than was supposed. - William James
People take often selfie with a celebrity to post it on their social media account to show merely themselves as famous personality, but usually end up giving him/her only somewhat publicity. - Anuj Somany
Music critics get their records for free so their opinions usually don't matter. - Marilyn Manson
Big egos usually overlook genius! - Joe Buberger
We are usually angered when someone insults us, until Divine Grace comes upon us. When we receive Grace, we no longer feel hurt when others insult us but remain quiet and peaceful, as though the insult was not directed at us at all. - Thaddeus of Vitovnica
Violence does not necessarily take people by the throat and strangle them. Usually it demands no more than an ultimate allegiance from its subjects. They are required merely to become accomplices in its lies. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
If I had said that I didn’t want to know if Christianity was true, David would not have pursued our conversations any further. He had long before realized that people who want to avoid the truth usually succeeded. - Nabeel Qureshi
‎"You want more?" she asked a bit breathlessly. "Even after what we did?"His mouth took on a sardonic twist. "I'm afraid quantity usually matters for me . . ."--THE PRINCESS'S ASSASSINS - Emma Holly
Good instincts usually tell you what to do long before your head has figured it out. - Michael Burke
The crux of whole problem of the world is that most people take most often an opinion as a fact and a fact as an opinion; and this is all usually done out of self-vested interest only. - Anuj Somany
The great discoveries are usually obvious.
Self-confidence is usually little more than wishful thinking in a thigh-high pair of Come F*ck Me boots. - Alistair Cross
Men need usually full training while Women require often only a fine tuning for a scintillating acting in a real movie called life. - Anuj Somany
PROSPECT, n. An outlook, usually forbidding. An expectation, usually forbidden. Blow, blow, ye spicy breezes -- O'er Ceylon blow your breath, Where every prospect pleases, Save only that of death. Bishop Sheber - Ambrose Bierce
A person usually has two reasons for doing something: a good reason and the real reason. - Thomas Carlyle
When a woman shows confidence and another claims arrogance, she is usually suffering from jealousy. - Teresa Mummert
PHILANTHROPIST, n. A rich (and usually bald) old gentleman who has trained himself to grin while his conscience is picking his pocket. - Ambrose Bierce
Pray for "all men." We usually pray more for things than we do for men. Our prayers should be thrown across their pathway as they rush in their downward course to a lost eternity. - E.M.Bounds
Actually, I jade very quickly. Once is usually enough. Either once only, or every day. If you do something once it’s exciting, and if you do it every day it’s exciting. But if you do it, say, twice or just almost every day, it’s not good any more. - Andy Warhol
Advocacy of leaf protein as a human food is based on the undisputed fact that forage crops (such as lucerne) give a greater yield of protein than other types of crops. Even with conventional food crops there is more protein in the leafy parts than in the seeds or tubs that are usually harvested. - Norman Pirie
The writer is either a practicing recluse or a delinquent, guilt-ridden one--or both. Usually both. - Susan Sontag
It is usually best to be generous with praise, but cautious with criticism.
The best thing about being a writer is that 'work' is always something you love, plus usually accompanied by tea, coffee and cakes of some sort. - Jamie L. Harding
Failure is usually boring. It is the credible but unrealized threat of failure that is interesting. - Robin D. Laws
It's okay to not know who you are and what you want. Those with the answers are usually very happy in their own stuck-ness - Darnell Lamont Walker
Always strive to get to the top in life because its usually crowded at the bottom. - Habeeb Akande
QUOTIENT, n. A number showing how many times a sum of money belonging to one person is contained in the pocket of another -- usually about as many times as it can be got there. - Ambrose Bierce
An abuser isn't abusive 24/7. They usually demonstrate positive character traits most of the time. That's what makes the abuse so confusing when it happens, and what makes leaving so much more difficult. - Miya Yamanouchi
Sir, pay no attention to the people who say the glass is half empty, because 32% means it's 2/3 empty. There's still some liquid in that glass is my point, but I wouldn't drink it. The last third is usually backwash.(Said to President Bush at the White House Correspondents Dinner) - Stephen Colbert
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story. - Margaret Thatcher
Those who reach for the Sun, usually drop the world. - Lionel Suggs
There’s usually more than one way to complete a task. I will not stay stuck in my ways. I will remain motivated and open-minded. - Izey Victoria Odiase
Usually when your imagination is bigger then one's comprehension, this normally means you've out grown the small circle. Get with like-mined people and go after your vision.By T-cupp - Takina Cupp
No human ever became interesting by not failing. The more you fail and recover and improve, the better you are as a person. Ever meet someone who’s ALWAYS had EVERYTHING work out for them with ZERO struggle? They usually have the depth of a puddle. Or they don’t exist. - Chris Hardwick
Guy’s don't usually cry, but when they do, nobody can realize that what they have been going through. - kamal parvez
People who pressure you usually deserve a no". People who are patient with you usually deserve a yes". - Alan Cohen
Emotions are like muscles. Most of them go highly unattended, it's usually the weaker, undefined ones that cause injury to the rest, and there is most certainly memory response in play. - Erica Goros
Loneliness is my worst enemy, but in the end he's usually my only real friend. - Dave Guerrero
In a culture that relentlessly promotes avarice and excess as the good life, a person happy doing his own work is usually considered an eccentric, if not a subversive. - Bill Watterson
When it comes to anniversaries, the publishing industry usually resembles distant relatives, readiest with gifts that are redundant or farcical. - Anthony Paletta
Listen with an open mind, gather all the incoming information, both verbal and non-verbal and be careful not to ignore things you don’t wish to hear. Don’t make assumptions or jump to conclusions. The punchline usually comes at the end! - Graham Speechley
You go to school everyday. Folks who think they've learned everything they need to know are usually dumber than chickens. - Jodi Thomas
Sadly, when a person's possessions distract him from his purpose, he usually ends up losing both. - Orrin Woodward
Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be. - Abraham Lincoln
Why would you ever premedicate honesty? To hesitate is to overthink how you feel. A blurted out answer is usually the most genuine. - Shannon L. Alder
If you are drawn to the left hand path, it's usually because you've had some kind of life experience that has shocked you, awakened you. - Nikolas Schreck
Whatever path we take, the first step is to acknowledge the complexity of the dilemma and to accept that simplistically dividing the past into good guys and bad guys leads nowhere. Unless, of course, we are willing to admit that we usually follow the lead of the bad guys. - Yuval Noah Harari
People who are easily embarrassed those who blush too often and too soon usually end up retreating from excellence. - Joseph Bottum
Every leader has the courage to make decisions. No decision is usually the worst decision. - Orrin Woodward
Pessimists are usually right and optimists are usually wrong but all the great changes have been accomplished by optimists. - Thomas L. Friedman
I am prone to envy. It is one of my three default emotions, the others being greed and rage. I have also experienced compassion and generosity, but only fleetingly and usually while drunk, so I have little memory. - Augusten Burroughs
When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other. - Eric Hoffer
[The public school system is] usually a twelve year sentence of mind control.Crushing creativity, smashing individualism, encouraging collectivism andcompromise, destroying the exercise of intellectual inquiry, twisting itinstead into meek subservience to authority. - Walter Karp
Most things worth having require some sacrifice, usually more than you expect.
A sales person who makes no or less sales gets often the verbal bashing, but other sales people who make good sales keeping long payment outstanding gets usually the pampering. Such is the understanding of most higher-ups in an organisation about the sales & marketing. - Anuj Somany
Egotism -- usually just a case of mistaken nonentity.
Rational arguments don't usually work on religious people. Otherwise, there wouldn't be religious people. - Doris Egan
Great minds with great ideas usually share in the midst of their persecution - Jeremy Aldana
A person that only looks to benefit from other people, usually ends up alone. - JA Perez
If you have to tell them you are, you're usually not. It usually speaks for itself. - Faydra D. Fields
Mr. Right' is usually two or eight men. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Our stomachs live in towns," said Mma Potokwani, patting the front of her dress. 'That is where the work is. Our stomachs know that. But our hearts are usually somewhere else. - Alexander McCall Smith
Usually when you see females in movies, they feel like they have these metallic structures around them, they are caged by male energy. - Björk
A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions. - Wilson Mizner
A good listener is usually thinking about something else. - Kin Hubbard
It is usually unbearably painful to read a book by an author who knows way less than you do, unless the book is a novel. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
A man who tosses worms in the river isn’t 't necessarily a friend of the fish. All the fish who take him for a friend, who think the worm’s got no hook in it, usually end up in the frying pan. - Malcolm X
If our logic is to find the common world intelligible, it must not be hostile, but must be inspired by a genuine acceptance such as is not usually to be found among metaphysicians. - Bertrand Russell
Your anger and emotional outbursts usually result when someone penetrates to the core of what you do not like about yourself or still cannot accept. - Bill George Peter Sims
Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults. - Thomas Szasz
Which comes first: Good or Evil? Usually evil. Good counters. - Steve Chapman
Sensitive people usually love deeply and hate deeply. They don't know any other way to live than by extremes because thier emotional theromastat is broken. - Shannon L. Alder
A rumor is usually a lie that the media can legally profit from. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
It has been my experience that those who claim to be the most spiritual are usually the least so. - Steve Maraboli
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and elevated opinions. - Christopher Henry Dawson
Real Men can commit to 1 person. Only boys are "Players", pimps usually get lock up or die at the end of movies, & dogs catch fleas! - Surgeo Bell
I've noticed that when people are joking they're usually dead serious, and when they're serious, they're usually pretty funny. - Jim Morrison
We talk so abstractly about poetry because all of us are usually bad poets. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The pressures of business relationships: so I tell the guy I usually have my tea time at 10 o’clock every morning. He calls me at noon (very upset) because I didn’t meet him on the golf course. - Eric Christopher Jackson
All her life, dreams had been her friends. Her dreams were unusually detailed, well-structured, colorful. - Carl Sagan
It's said that 'power corrupts', but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power. When they do act, they think of it as service, which has limits. The tyrant, though, seeks mastery, for which he is insa- tiable, implacable.
Most cars on our roads have only one occupant, usually the driver.
Usually, if you think something's wrong, it probably is... - Jayce O'Neal
A sales person who makes no or less sales gets often the verbal bashing, but other sales people who make good sales keeping long payment outstanding get usually the tacit pampering. Such is the understanding of most higher-ups in an organisation about the sales & marketing. - Anuj Somany
I have learned now that while those who speak about one's miseries usually hurt, those who keep silence hurt more. - C.S. Lewis
And he writhed inside at what seemed the cruelty and unfairness of the demand. He had not yet learned that if you do one good deed your reward usually is to do another and harder and better one. - C.S. Lewis
*Customer service* is seldom about the customer; it is usually about the seller’s chances of making more money from that customer in future. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
She said she usually cried at least once each day not because she was sad, but because the world was so beautiful and life was so short.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. - Henry David Thoreau
When you are being judged by someone that has no idea who you are always remember this: Dogs always bark at strangers and usually there is always some wacko neighbor that wants to try out their new gun on an intruder. - Shannon L. Alder
A genius is usually born on the way to relentless perfection with tireless persistence. - Debasish Mridha
Whenever He answers prayers, God usually prioritizes those by people who, instead of their mouths, have prayed with their hands and/or feet. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The qualities required to be a good leader are usually incompatible with the qualities required to become a leader. - Francis Mont
A Bible that’s falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn’t. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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