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David Gilmour Quotes and Sayings

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Usually, in the studio, on this sort of thing...
you just go out and have a play over it,
and see what comes, and it's usually -
mostly -
the first take that's the best one,
and you find yourself repeating yourself thereafter.
- David Gilmour

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I usually use quick sketches that I accumulated from
the figure drawing classes I once instructed.
- Frank Bruno

I don't usually experience that because there are few
people who intimidate me,
but Woody was one of them.
- Treat Williams

Judaism boasts of no exclusive revelation of eternal
truths that are indispensable to salvation,
of no revealed religion in the sense in which that
term is usually understood.
- Moses Mendelssohn

I usually write when I'm in a great place.
When I'm depressed, I don't usually write.
So I take all of when I'm depressed and throw it into when I'm feeling good.
Weird, I guess.
- Del Shannon

Most people stumble over the truth, now and then,
but they usually manage to pick themselves up and go on,
anyway.
- Winston Churchill

I usually point out that most loss of life and property
has been due to the collapse of antiquated and unsafe structures,
mostly of brick and other masonry.
- Charles Francis Richter

I usually have a title in mind before I start.
- Frank Bruno

Aid can work where there is good governance,
and usually fails where governments are unable or unwilling
to commit aid to improve the lives of their people.
- Lee H. Hamilton

Well, usually when you talk about a mandate,
you're talking about an overwhelming win.
I don't think by any measurement the 2004 election was an overwhelming win.
- Lincoln Chafee

People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.
- Abigail Van Buren

In bad times, the rich usually get richer.
- Stuart Wilde

The disease which inflicts bureaucracy and what they
usually die from is routine.
- John Stuart Mill

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

I like it when songs develop in some way.
Four minutes usually isn't enough time for something to develop musically.
- Donald Fagen

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

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

I find you write with one person in mind.
Usually for me that one person is my wife,
because she's my most severe critic and understands
best what I'm trying to do.
- Jonathan Carroll

Making a cartoon occupied usually about three full days,
two spent in labour and one in removing the appearance of labour.
- David Low

Those who enjoy responsibility usually get it;
those who merely like exercising authority usually lose it.
- Malcolm Forbes

In 'thinking up' music I usually have some kind of
a brass band with wings on it in back of my mind.
- Charles Ives

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

I call religion a natural authority,
but it has usually been conceived as a supernatural authority.
- Herbert Read

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

It's usually, my people speak to your people and then
they speak around each other and trade calls for weeks.
- Mary Steenburgen

As a rule it usually takes three or four readings for
me to be interested in a script,
and if I'm interested I'll read it three or four times
before I make a strong decision.
- Chris Cooper

The ladder of success in Hollywood is usually a press agent,
actor, director, producer, leading man;
and you are a star if you sleep with each of them in that order.
Crude, but true.
- Hedy Lamarr

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

For a person as obsessed with music as I am,
I always hear a song in the back of my head,
all the time, and that usually is my own tune.
I've done that all my life.
- Bjork

I try not to play two days in succession.
I usually try to space it so I have a day in between.
- Darrell Royal

I move very slowly.
It's usually material first.
I sit with the material for a long time.
- Jim Hodges

There is only one situation I can think of in which
men and women make an effort to read better than they usually do.
It is when they are in love and reading a love letter.
- Mortimer Adler

My operas usually come from musical ideas rather than
ideas about subject matter.
- Harrison Birtwistle

A fellow who is always declaring he's no fool usually has his suspicions.
- Wilson Mizner

When we ask for advice, we are usually looking for an accomplice.
- Saul Bellow

Whenever you trace the origin of a skill or practices
which played a crucial role in the ascent of man,
we usually reach the realm of play.
- Eric Hoffer

Wit is a weapon.
Jokes are a masculine way of inflicting superiority.
But humor is the pursuit of a gentle grin,
usually in solitude.
- Frank Muir

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 technologies which have had the most profound effects
on human life are usually simple.
- Freeman Dyson

If a man has money, it is usually a sign,
too, that he knows how to take care of it;
don't imagine his money is easy to get simply because he has plenty of it.
- Edward W. Howe

It doesn't matter to me if it has a surprise ending or not.
I usually go for the material or the project.
- Donnie Wahlberg


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