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Del Shannon Quotes and Sayings

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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

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

 

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Benji usually tries to match his hair with his underwear,
and you know how he had the pink hair for a while well
we caught him in a pink thong one day!
- Joel Madden

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

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
- Herodotus

I do very few standards.
Hardly any.
Other people's tunes that I do are usually obscure tunes,
for the most part, although I do a couple of Duke Ellington
tunes that are well known.
- Mose Allison

Even when there are banalities, they're usually kind of benign banalities.
- Michael McKean

You usually have to wait for that which is worth waiting for.
- Craig Bruce

The movies I usually do are maybe three or four weeks
because they don't have a lot of money.
- Catherine Keener

New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed,
without anyother reason but because they are not already common.
- John Locke

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

We say of an animal that it is intelligent,
and we say the same thing of a woman;
but in neither case is it usually appropriate,
clearly for very different reasons.
- Jose Bergamin

Those who say it can't be done are usually interrupted by others doing it.
- James A. Baldwin

Everything I do is usually totally spontaneous.
- Ritchie Blackmore

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

And we reduce almost all male-female problems by working
on both the female and the male.
And that usually means having both sexes take responsibility.
- Warren Farrell

I'm a total pleasure seeker.
I pursue anything that satisfies me.
I usually get it.
I have specific needs and I know what they are so I
can achieve satisfaction.
- Lydia Lunch

In politics, what begins in fear usually ends in failure.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Because usually in the past when I was in a big band,
that was all I did.
- Kathy Valentine

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 President would usually talk to me about matters
relating to the immigration problem.
- Erich Leinsdorf

Artists who write songs...
what they're going through usually comes through in their music.
- Terri Clark

Oftentimes, in fact I think this is to my fault,
I look at usually scripts as a whole.
I should probably pay more attention to the character
that I'm going to play and what they do.
- Cameron Diaz

Artists usually don't make all that much money,
and they often keep their artistic hobby despite the
money rather than due to it.
- Linus Torvalds

I'm always sort of reflecting on what I do on what I've done.
Usually before I make a new album, I'll listen to the
previous albums just to see where I've been.
- Lenny Kravitz

People are usually more convinced by reasons they discovered
themselves than by those found by others.
- Blaise Pascal

Usually when you're working is when people want you to work.
They don't want you as much when you're not working.
That's the frustrating nature of our business.
- Faith Ford

I usually like whatever I've recently finished best.
- John Sladek

Did you ever notice that when a politician does get
an idea he usually gets it all wrong.
- Don Marquis

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

The accolades usually come when you're dead or too old to get a job.
- John Frankenheimer

Looks are temporary and don't mirror what's inside.
And usually, a great looking man is so vain.
Maybe most good-looking women are too.
I hope I'm not!
- Dorothy Stratten

Usually I am on a work for a long stretch,
until a moment arrives when the air of the arbitrary vanishes,
and the paint falls into positions that feel destined.
- Philip Guston

I'm usually put off by performers when they get political.
- Tracey Ullman

A drummer is usually like the backbone.
- Brody Armstrong

But I got an audience that knows what I do.
They usually show up, so I usually do pretty good.
- Mose Allison

Well, as I was saying...
everyone's so nice to me, usually.
- Elton John

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

Usually a good part of the people trying it end up not making it.
- Leon Uris

I feel like I want to write some songs and I don't
know how to go about doing it.
Usually it's the lyrics that are a problem,
and I think I am not really cut out to be a lyricist.
- Mike Gordon

It used to be that I was always paranoid or a loser
or something so there's usually something that you
seem to associate yourself with at one time or another.
- Colin Firth

What is best and most necessary usually happens.
- Knute Nelson


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