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Chester Gould Quotes and Sayings

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I usually start with a repulsive character and go on from there.
- Chester Gould

I decided that if the police couldn't catch the gangsters,
I'd create a fellow who could.
- Chester Gould

When you ask the wrong question,
you usually get a nonsense answer.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work,
so most people don't recognize them.
- Ann Landers

 

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

The path to your own happiness is usually found in service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice,
and is never the result of selfishness.
- Napoleon Hill

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What one has to do usually can be done.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

What usually happens in the educational process is
that the faculties are dulled, overloaded, stuffed
and paralyzed so that by the time most people are mature
they have lost their innate capabilities.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Often, we get stuck on a question
for which we can't find an acceptable answer.
That is a good time to consider asking a different question.
Every question is based on some assumptions -
usually invisible assumptions that we don't see, unless we go looking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge
on their children rather than virtue,
the art of speaking well rather than doing well;
but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Each of us is burdened by an unlimited number of
expectations (demands) that we hold for the actions of others.
We "know" that there is a right way to do things,
and are often outraged when our expectations are not met.
Usually, we are unaware that we merely
have a strong opinion and point-of-view,
and are sure that we know how everything is supposed to be.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man is usually more careful of his money
than he is of his principles.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you make a film you usually make a film about an idea.
- Sydney Pollack

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

Usually a life turned into a poem is misrepresented.
- Mark Strand

Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance,
whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
- David Elkind

I love decorating my home.
I'm a gardener too, so that's usually something I have to play catch up with.
- Suzy Bogguss

The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem.
- Milton Friedman

It is usually people in the money business,
finance, and international trade that are really rich.
- Robin Leach

Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts
filed away just below the conscious level.
- Joyce Brothers

Politicians and diapers need to be changed regularly,
usually for the same reason.
- Anonymous

The man who says he is willing to meet you halfway
is usually a poor judge of distance.
- Laurence J. Peter

What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like
doing for their babies is usually best after all.
- Benjamin Spock

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 big difference between sex for money and sex for
free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.
- Brendan Behan

Don't take it personally -
it's not usually about you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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.
- James Russell Lowell

I am regularly asked what the average Internet user
can do to ensure his security.
My first answer is usually 'Nothing;
you're screwed'.
- Bruce Scheneier

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

It is usually the imagination that is wounded first,
rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive.
- Henry David Thoreau

The reason a lot of people do not recognize opportunity
is because it usually goes around wearing overalls looking like hard work.
- Thomas A. Edison

The progression of emancipation of any class usually,
if not always, takes place through the efforts of individuals of that class.
- Harriet Martineau

When I meet successful people I ask 100 questions as
to what they attribute their success to.
It is usually the same: persistence,
hard work and hiring good people.
- Kiana Tom

I usually get recognized for Spaceballs.
- Daphne Zuniga

For every path you choose, there is another you must abandon,
usually forever.
- Joan D. Vinge

I usually make up my mind about a man in ten seconds,
and I very rarely change it.
- Margaret Thatcher

The very greatest things - great thoughts,
discoveries, inventions - have usually been nurtured in hardship,
often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.
- Samuel Smiles

Racism is always there underneath, but usually it is
exploited in these times of economic crisis,
and it's hard to find out when one slides into another.
- Iris Chang

I usually dress very casual.
Whenever I go out with my friends, I'm always like,
'Can't I just wear sweatpants?'
- Natalie Portman

The man who can speak acceptably is usually given credit
for an ability out of all proportion to what he really possesses.
- Lowell Thomas

So usually even if you like a sentence or a story or something,
it won't come out that way - it'll come out years later,
and in a different way, and you don't really control that.
- Keren Ann

The average husband enjoys the total effect of his
home but is usually unable to contribute any of the
details of work and organisation that make it enjoyable.
- Havelock Ellis

An emotional performance is usually more instinctive to an actor.
- Alan Bates

Usually I play people who just keep babbling on and on and on.
- John Cusack

If a story isn't working, I'm simply unable to finish it.
That's what usually tells me something is wrong.
- Len Wein

That was very close to getting killed.
Usually at pop festivals we have people jumping on stage.
- Alice Cooper

A lot of my buddies also played golf,
but when it came to going to the beach or on the boat and chasing girls,
they usually went that way and I went to the golf course.
- Mike Weir

The least productive people are usually the ones who
are most in favor of holding meetings.
- Thomas Sowell

When people say, 'Nothing's coming to me,'
they usually don't like what's coming to them.
- Amy Ray

A tool is usually more simple than a machine;
it is generally used with the hand,
whilst a machine is frequently moved by animal or steam power.
- Charles Babbage

In Hollywood, after you get a little success,
the next thing you usually get is a divorce.
- Dan Dailey

Usually the audience has no idea that the censored
version of whatever movie they're watching isn't the original.
- Todd Solondz

First of all it's usually women who run these higher primate sanctuaries,
rarely men.
They are white.
They come from privileged backgrounds.
They are educated.
- Russell Banks

When I look back over my novels what I find is that
when I think I'm finished with a theme,
I'm generally not.
And usually themes will recur from novel to novel in odd,
new guises.
- Richard Russo

The modest person is usually admired,
if people ever hear of them.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Usually people like to categorise artists.
With my films, I categorise people: if I know which
one of my movies you like,
I can tell which kind of a person you are.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

I don't listen to the radio too much,
but usually I listen to Stanley Brothers and Ralph
Stanley more than I do anybody!
- Ralph Stanley

Drums usually seem to tune themselves.
- Levon Helm

Faith means intense, usually confident,
belief that is not based on evidence sufficient to
command assent from every reasonable person.
- Walter Kaufmann

And I usually use myself as a model,
posing in front of a mirror as I dab the strokes on the canvas.
- Cleo Moore

It is fortunate that diplomats have long noses since
they usually cannot see beyond them.
- Paul Claudel

A self-taught man usually has a poor teacher and a worse student.
- Henny Youngman

But human experience is usually paradoxical,
that means incongruous with the phrases of current
talk or even current philosophy.
- George Eliot

The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought,
and of elevated opinions.
- John Dawkins

These small shows were decidedly a success.
The exhibitions were not too large to be seen easily.
It was not an effort, as larger collections of pictures usually are.
- Childe Hassam

To bathe a cat takes brute force, perseverance,
courage of conviction - and a cat.
The last ingredient is usually hardest to come by.
- Stephen Baker

Among golfers the putter is usually known as the payoff
club and how right that is!
Putting is in fact a game in itself.
- Bobby Locke

After I convinced them that I was a harmless novelist,
I actually got them to give me a tour of the harem -
which is usually off limits for tourists.
- Dorothy Dunnett

Usually when attorneys are assembling a jury,
they're just looking for sheep that are easily impressed.
- Johnny Kelly


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