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John Gilpin Quotes and Sayings

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Usually bad guys are much more fun to play and much
more interesting to watch.
- John Gilpin

I didn't want to spend my life behind a desk.
- John Gilpin

It's important to do research.
I do that in every play, every actor does.
- John Gilpin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Usually it is uses of words, not words in themselves,
that are properly called vague.
- J. L. Austin

It's fun working on the set...
I usually work about 10 and a half hours a day,
and I also study about five of those hours.
It can be tiring, but it's fun!
- Mila Kunis

I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio
with strict discipline and emotion.
I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners
during the end-of-year admission tests.
- Ralph Allen

As for political poetry, as it's usually defined,
it seems there's very little good political poetry.
- Kenneth Koch

Whether you think that you can, or that you can't,
you are usually right.
- Henry Ford

My job is usually to express emotion as freely as possible.
- Meryl Streep

SOON was the first novel where I used a rough outline.
Usually I have characters and an idea and write as a process of discovery.
Like working without a net.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

I never did pal around with actresses.
Their talk usually bored me to tears.
- Bette Davis

Happiness and virtue rest upon each other;
the best are not only the happiest,
but the happiest are usually the best.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

He who gets the best players usually wins.
- Bobby Bowden

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

In my right-wing politics of the time,
I held that unemployment was usually the fault of the unemployed.
- Luke Ford

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

Usually by the time I finish a book tour I've just
about had it with the book.
- Richard Russo

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

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

A drummer is usually like the backbone.
- Brody Armstrong

Guys usually know immediately that I'm high-maintenance.
- Yasmine Bleeth

Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why,
when I am in special need of help, the good deed is
usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.
- William Feather

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

I usually don't mind giving autographs,
but when hundreds of folks with paper and pen start coming at you,
it's time to seek shelter.
- Mary Lou Retton

We usually know what we can do, but temptation shows us who we are.
- Thomas Kempis

Fame usually comes to those who are thinking about something else.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Any deviation is looked upon as a perversion,
is feared, and is usually a target of hatred and prejudice.
- Joey Skaggs

I think if the writing comes too easily,
it shows - it's usually hard to read.
- Tracy Kidder

I don't usually read reviews.
- Steve Earle

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

A good plan is like a road map: it shows the final
destination and usually the best way to get there.
- H. Stanley Judd

A novel usually takes me two years.
A year to research and plan and dream.
Then a year to write.
- Rose Tremain

Usually, about 85 percent of what the tabloids report is a lie.
Over the last year, I can truly say it has been 99 percent.
- Kirstie Alley

An emotional man may possess no humor,
but a humorous man usually has deep pockets of emotion,
sometimes tucked away or forgotten.
- Constance Rourke

Originality usually amounts only to plagiarizing something unfamiliar.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

I mean, I tend to do my own thing, and that usually
crosses purposes with everyone around me.
- Shirley Manson

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

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

I don't trawl record shops anymore.
I usually hear music in bars or at friends' houses.
- Andrew Eldritch

I usually shop at Charlotte Ruth and Bebe.
- Christy Romano

Now, 0 for 50 would be a historic achievement on any other team,
but on the Cubs it is usually called September.
- Bernie Lincicome


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