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I used to believe in forever, but forever's too good to be true.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

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To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never power. Above all, to watch. To try to understand. To never look away. And never, never, to forget.
- Arundhati Roy

We cannot solve our problems with the same
thinking we used when we created them.
- Albert Einstein

Life should not be a journey to the grave
with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well preserved body,
but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out,
and loudly proclaiming, "Wow! What a Ride!"
- Hunter S. Thompson

 

I used to go away for weeks in a state of confusion.
- Albert Einstein

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

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Friendship, like credit, is highest when it is not used.
- Elbert Hubbard

It's just random chance, baby; get used to it.
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In those days he was wiser than he is now;
he used to frequently take my advice.
- Winston Churchill

Win as if you were used to it,
lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be a yardstick of quality.
Some people aren't used to an environment
where excellence is expected.
- Steve Jobs

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Moral power is probably best when it is not used.
The less you use it the more you have.
- Andrew Young

I used to jog but the ice cubes kept falling out of my glass.
- David Lee Roth

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young,
the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
- John Ciardi

History is a tool used by politicians to justify their intentions.
- Ted Koppel

Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar
haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.
- Sam Ewing

Style used to be an interaction between the human soul
and tools that were limiting.
In the digital era, it will have to come from the soul alone.
- Jaron Lanier

I think I've discovered the secret of life -
you just hang around until you get used to it.
- Charles M. Schulz

I offer my body, my mind
and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O Infinite Creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose
to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work,
and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered
to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be,
A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be.
- Frank Howard Clark

I used to love dogs until I discovered cats.
- Nafisa Joseph

"Think simple" as my old master used to say -
meaning reduce the whole of its parts
into the simplest terms,
getting back to first principles.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

When I was a kid, I used to imagine animals running under my bed.
I told my dad, and he solved the problem quickly.
He cut the legs off the bed.
- Lou Brock

As a little girl I used to daydream about my real father
coming on a white horse to rescue me.
- Christine Keeler

We all should choose our friends carefully.
I used to think that no one could know me better than somebody else,
because you're inside yourself, your body, you can't see yourself.
If you think like that, you surround yourself with
other people who are willing to tell you who you are,
which are usually judgmental people ...
we should really surround ourselves with the ones
that adore us and believe in the highest of us.
- Jewel

Some dreamers demand that scientists only discover
things that can be used for good.
- John Charles Polanyi

The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
- Charlie Chaplin

I used to sell furniture for a living.
The trouble was, it was my own.
- Les Dawson

It is better to have a fair intellect that is well
used than a powerful one that is idle.
- Bryant H. McGill

There is nothing in the world of art like the songs mother used to sing.
- Billy Sunday

Nobody climbs mountains for scientific reasons.
Science is used to raise money for the expeditions,
but you really climb for the hell of it.
- Edmund Hillary

I'm not used to feeling so human.
Is it always like this?
- Edward, from Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer

I used to be Snow White, but I drifted.
- Mae West

I wouldn't attach too much importance to these student riots.
I remember when I was a student at the Sorbonne in Paris,
I used to go out and riot occasionally.
- John Foster Dulles

Lawsuits should not be used to destroy a viable and
independent distribution system.
The solution lies in the marketplace and not the courtroom.
- Don Henley

It is only after years of preparation that the young
artist should touch color -
not color used descriptively,
that is, but as a means of personal expression.
- Henri Matisse

As a rule, software systems do not work well until they have been used,
and have failed repeatedly, in real applications.
- Dave Parnas

Women and cats will do as they please,
and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.
- Robert A. Heinlein

When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
Then I realised that the Lord doesn't work that way
so I stole one and asked Him to forgive me.
- Emo Philips

I used to be hung up on my figure, but it's a waste of time.
I don't believe in diets.
Have four pints one night, be healthy the next.
- Sophie Ellis Bextor

I have been through various fitness regimes.
I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.
- Sting

My mother used to tell me man gives the award,
God gives the reward.
I don't need another plaque.
- Denzel Washington

The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used
exclusively for the benefit of the people,
to whom they belong.
- Fidel Castro

The future ain't what it used to be.
- Yogi Berra

My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb.
I think I can name about any tune in two beats.
- Yancy Butler

I'm 86 and my doctor used to tell me to slow down -
at least he did until he dropped dead.
- Cesar Romero

As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly.
Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime.
That's the toughest part of the day.
- Michael Jordan

I used to be good with kids, but as I get older,
I'm grumpy and terrible with them.
As for doing a gig at a 6-year old's birthday party,
you couldn't pay me enough.
- Johnny Vegas

The poet may be used as a barometer,
but let us not forget that he is also part of the weather.
- Lionel Trilling

The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be.
- Paul Valery

I used to want to be a lawyer, but I didn't want to
have half my brain sucked out.
- Max Walker

I used to lie in bed in my flat and imagine what would
happen if there was a zombie attack.
- Simon Pegg

When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left,
and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.
- Erma Bombeck

It used to be that a fellow went on the police force
when everything else failed,
but today he goes in the advertising game.
- Kin Hubbard

Dr. King used Gandhi's commitment to non-violence and to passive resistance.
- Al Sharpton

My attitude toward graduate students was different,
I must say.
I used graduate students as colleagues:
I gave them the best problems to work on,
and I encouraged them.
- Frank Press

I started, actually, to make my first animated cartoon in 1920.
Of course, they were very crude things then and I used
sort of little puppet things.
- Walt Disney

Time granted does not necessarily coincide with time
that can be most fully used.
- Tillie Olsen

President Bush has consistently used rhetoric,
and that is not convincing given his past record.
- Grace Napolitano

So to make those checks better, I used to steal lollipops
and sell them at school -
but I got caught.
- Method Man

It had a very good arrangement by Herbie Hancock,
but it used existing pieces.
- Ennio Morricone

I never used to sleep much.
I think we all go through a bit of a time like that where we rage about.
If we don't, I don't think you've ever really lived.
- Diane Cilento

Walk a mile in my shoes is good advice.
Our children will learn to respect others if they are
used to imagining themselves in another's place.
- Neil Kurshan

Schools used to fund-raise for luxuries,
like a trip to the water slides.
Now, we fund-raise for things we have to have.
- Kirk Gibson

I used to look down on the world for being corrupt,
but now I adore it for the utter magnificence of that corruption.
- Richard J. Needham

When I do a novel, I don't really use the script,
I use the book; when I did Apocalypse Now,
I used Heart of Darkness.
Novels usually have so much rich material.
- Francis Ford Coppola

I used to think that driving, sleepless,
ambitious labor was what you needed to succeed.
- Charles Kuralt

It used to be that creative music was most of the music
that you heard back in the '30s and '40s,
and now it's like 3 percent.
So, its kind of a struggle getttin' it out there.
- Charlie Haden

There is some sadness for me now about acting because
it used to be that there was a reverence for actors.
- Estelle Parsons


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