Usual Quotes

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled,...

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled, was convincing the world he didnโ€™t exist. -Roger โ€œverbalโ€ Kint (The Usual Suspects 1995)
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"Fame usually comes to ...

"Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else. " -Holmes
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โ€œItโ€™s usually the nicest people who are hurting th...

โ€œItโ€™s usually the nicest people who are hurting the most. Itโ€™s because they know what pain feels like, and doesnโ€™t wish for pain to be inflicted on others.โ€
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โ€œPeople are usually afraid of change because they fear ...

โ€œPeople are usually afraid of change because they fear the unknown. But the single greatest constant of history is that everything changes.โ€ โ€• Yuval Noah Harari, Homo Deus
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โ€œHappiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attribut...

โ€œHappiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.โ€ โ€“ Thomas Szasz
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'The secret to successfully growing older may be to gracefully surrender the t...

'The secret to successfully growing older may be to gracefully surrender the things you can no longer do. Unfortunately, that usually means seeing, hearing, having a short term memory, favorite foods, and alchohol.' - Captain William Currie
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Our character is usually made by our habit: who sows a thought harvest...

Our character is usually made by our habit: who sows a thought harvests an action. Whoever sows an action harvests a habit. Whoever sows a habit gains character. Who sows a character, harvests a destiny. -Stephen Covey
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โ€œA moment alone whe...

โ€œA moment alone when youโ€™re always alone, is but the usual.โ€ S.
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โ€œPoliticians usually hide behi...

โ€œPoliticians usually hide behind three things: the flag, the Bible, and children.โ€ โ€“ George Carlin
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One cannot be betrayed i...

One cannot be betrayed if one has no people. โ€”Mr. Kobayashi, The Usual Suspects
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"Usually when people h...

"Usually when people hide something it's for the good of everyone". -- me
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"The man who says he is willing to...

"The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance." โ€” Laurence J. Peter
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When you talk, you don't learn any...

When you talk, you don't learn anything new. When you listen, you usually learn something new and different.
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The too good and the too bad is usuall...

The too good and the too bad is usually free or cheap. What we usually pay is for everything in between. ~Infinite Radius
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The person who doesn't know where h...

The person who doesn't know where his next dollar is coming from usually doesn't know where his last dollar went.
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"When we ask for advice, we ...

"When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice." โ€” Marquis de la Grange
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Quote 1: "The best thing about free speech is that ...

Quote 1: "The best thing about free speech is that it usually comes with beer." -- me Quote 2: "Free speech isn't free, it takes a BAC of at least 0.08." -- me
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โ€œThe best thing about...

โ€œThe best thing about free speech is that it usually comes with beerโ€
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"Start with being happy with yourself, as that is where unha...

"Start with being happy with yourself, as that is where unhappiness usually stems from. It is unfair to expect other people to make you happy" - Some random guy trying to be philosophical
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"The greatest trick the Devil ev...

"The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist" - The Usual Suspects
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โ€œOpportunities are usually disg...

โ€œOpportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people donโ€™t recognize them.โ€ โ€”Ann Landers
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"When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag...

"When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross.โ€ -unknown (this quote is usually falsely attributed to Sinclair Lewis, but the original citation is unknown)
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"Ask most people about their favorite movie, and they can usually recite the last ...

"Ask most people about their favorite movie, and they can usually recite the last line to you. But hardly anyone ever remembers a movieโ€™s first line, how it all starts, where the fun truly begins. " Greg Berlanti and Rina Mimoun for TV Series 'Everwood'
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"Success usually comes to tho...

"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." โ€” Henry David Thoreau
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If you find yourself digging a hole a...

If you find yourself digging a hole and realise you wish to get out? It's usually best to stop shovelling. - unknown.
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"Nobody enjoys the company of others as...

"Nobody enjoys the company of others as intensely as someone who usually avoids the company of others." --Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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โ€œThere are only two reasons to post a picture. One, you have arrogance w...

โ€œThere are only two reasons to post a picture. One, you have arrogance within your looks and want to feel proud and show off. Two, you are happy at that moment and want to share the happiness. It is usually the first.โ€ Cr.
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What really matters and what we...

What really matters and what we usually remember are the starters and the desserts ~Infinite Radius
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"People who know little are usually...

"People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little." --Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"The man who is always waving...

"The man who is always waving the flag usually waives what it stands for." - Laurence J. Peter
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โ€œUsually when people are sad, they don't do anyth...

โ€œUsually 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.โ€ โ€•Malcolm X
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"It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's mor...

"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." โ€” David Brin
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โ€œWhat we fear doing mos...

โ€œWhat we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.โ€ โ€” Tim Ferriss
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"People who say they sle...

"People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one." โ€” Leo J. Burke
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โ€œAsleep for the danger, awake f...

โ€œAsleep for the danger, awake for the money, as per frickin usualโ€- Rocket, Guardians of the Galaxy
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"People who claim that they're evil are usually no worse than the ...

"People who claim that they're evil are usually no worse than the rest of us... It's people who claim that they're good, or any way better than the rest of us, that you have to be wary of." -Gregory Maguire
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"I feel happier or more cheerful th...

"I feel happier or more cheerful than usual all of the time." - Question from The Altman Self-Rating Mania Scale
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"Confidence us...

"Confidence usually precedes stupidity." -Unknown
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"Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you ti...

"Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining." โ€” Jef Raskin
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"Rational arguments don't usually work...

"Rational arguments don't usually work on religious people. Otherwise, there wouldn't be religious people." โ€” Doris Egan
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"The true genius shudders at incompleteness โ€” imperfecti...

"The true genius shudders at incompleteness โ€” imperfection โ€” and usually prefers silence to saying the something which is not everything that should be said." --Edgar Allan Poe
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The problem with trying to...

The problem with trying to make an impression is, you usually do. My mariner mentor.
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โ€œA career path is rarely a path at all. A more interesting life is usual a more crooked...

โ€œA career path is rarely a path at all. A more interesting life is usual a more crooked, winding path of missteps, luck and vigorous work. It is almost always a clumsy balance between the things you try to make happen and the things that happen to you.โ€ - Tom Freston
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Kindness that is done discreetly is considered more genuine, and is usually mor...

Kindness that is done discreetly is considered more genuine, and is usually more appreciated by the recipient as it shows that your act of kindness has to do more with their well-being rather then the doer flaunting their altruism or 'goodness'.
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โ€œA personโ€™s success in life can usually be me...

โ€œA personโ€™s success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have..โ€ - Tim Ferriss
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"The shape of happiness might resemble glass. You don't usually notice it, it's...

"The shape of happiness might resemble glass. You don't usually notice it, it's still definitely there, you merely have to change your point of view slightly, and then that glass will sparkle when it reflects the light." ~ Lelouch Vi Britannia
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โ€œPeople who say they don't care what people th...

โ€œPeople who say they don't care what people think are usually desperate to have people think they don't care what people think.โ€ - George Carlin
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โ€œDon't feel bad, I'm usuall...

โ€œDon't feel bad, I'm usually about to die.โ€ โ€• Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth
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โ€œSelling out is usually more a matter of buying in. ...

โ€œSelling out is usually more a matter of buying in. Sell out, and youโ€™re really buying into someone elseโ€™s system of values, rules, and rewards.โ€ - Bill Watterson
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โ€˜The man who makes no m...

โ€˜The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.โ€™ Edward Phelps
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"Some men just want to watch the world burn? Nah, nine times out of ten...

"Some men just want to watch the world burn? Nah, nine times out of ten when someone tries to pull a joker it's because they've overreached already and their best hope is to make it seem like business as usual." ~ Tatrus
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Beware of euphemisms. Radical changes...

Beware of euphemisms. Radical changes in vocabulary are usually admissions that reality is unwelcome or indefensible.
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"Admit it. The cookie dou...

"Admit it. The cookie dough is usually better than the actual cookies." - Unknown
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"The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that ca...

"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." โ€” Douglas Adams
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The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further...

The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone is likely to find himself in places no-one else has ever been. - Albert Einstein
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The greatest trick the Devil ever pu...

The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist. โ€”Verbal Kint, The Usual Suspects
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"Talent is insignificant. I know a lot of talented ru...

"Talent is insignificant. I know a lot of talented ruins. Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck, but, most of all, endurance." โ€” James Baldwin
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Success usually comes to th...

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. Henry David Thoreau
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Great deeds are u...

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks. Herodotus
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Usually when we hear or read something new, we just compare it to our own ...

Usually when we hear or read something new, we just compare it to our own ideas. If it is the same, we accept it and say that it is correct. If it is not, we say it is incorrect. In either case, we learn nothing. - Thich Nhat Hanh
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"Beware of euphemisms. Radical changes in vo...

"Beware of euphemisms. Radical changes in vocabulary are usually admissions that reality is unwelcome or indefensible." โ€”Victor Davis Hanson
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"A man who says he is willing ...

"A man who says he is willing to meet you halfway is usually a poor judge of distance." -- Unknown
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"And I have exposed myself to art ...

"And I have exposed myself to art so that my work has something beyond just the usual potter." โ€” Beatrice Wood
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โ€œAmerica has the honour of being the only country th...

โ€œAmerica has the honour of being the only country that went from barbarism to decadence without the usual interval of civilisation in between โ€œ โ€”Georges Clemenceau
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"When people are free to do ...

"When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other." โ€” Eric Hoffer
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"In life there are storms that usually leave ...

"In life there are storms that usually leave us tormented,and others in which we survive without having to torment ourselves" (William Ventura)
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"The person who can stay silent during an argument i...

"The person who can stay silent during an argument is usually the winner, for they have drained the other person's energy at no cost to themselves." - Ravi Silari
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A rumor's not a rumor ...

A rumor's not a rumor that doesn't die. โ€”David Kujan, The Usual Suspects
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"The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no furth...

"The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has been before." Albert Einstein
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"Usually, terrible things that are done with the e...

"Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse that progress requires them are not really progress at all, but just terrible things." โ€” Russell Baker
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โ€œThe man who says he can and...

โ€œThe man who says he can and the man who says he canโ€™t are both usually right.โ€ - Confucius
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"If you are not willing to ris...

"If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary." - Jim Rohn.
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โ€œBeware of an old man ...

โ€œBeware of an old man in a profession where men usually die youngโ€-unknown
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Your net worth to the world is usually determ...

Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones. ~ Benjamin Franklin
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"By the time a man realizes that maybe ...

"By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks heโ€™s wrong."- Charles Wadsworth
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โ€œWhat one has to d...

โ€œWhat one has to do usually can be done.โ€ - Eleanor Roosevelt
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True, and I usually identify inexact word...

True, and I usually identify inexact wording, as opposed to misattributions, in that case: โ€œClose, but no cigar.โ€-Richard Langworth
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- "Life's short. Anything could happen, and it usua...

- "Life's short. Anything could happen, and it usually does, so there is no point in sitting around thinking about all the ifs, ands and buts." - Amy Winehouse
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" I was compelled to love you Not because you'r...

" I was compelled to love you Not because you're the fairest,but because you're the deepest For a lover of beauty is usually a Fool"- Mahmoud Darwish
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"People who claim that they're evil are usually no worse than the ...

"People who claim that they're evil are usually no worse than the rest of us... It's people who claim that they're good, or any way better than the rest of us, that you have to be wary of." -Gregory Maguire
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"People who say they sle...

"People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one." โ€” Leo J. Burke
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