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

Related topics: Wisdom

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

In those days he was wiser than he is now;
he used to frequently take my advice.
- Winston Churchill

It's just random chance, baby; get used to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable.
They little know what radical change are possible through prayer.
Every morning 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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water.
After you get used to it, it ain't so hot.
- Minnie Pearl

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard of the television series
STAR TREK: The Next Generation

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

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

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

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

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

I started to call myself a rational therapist in 1955;
later I used the term rational emotive.
Now I call myself a rational emotive behavior therapist.
- Albert Ellis

I used to get my money at the end of the week,
buy my mum something, or buy a record,
and that was it.
- Elton John

When I used to do musical theatre, my dad refused to come backstage.
He never wanted to see the props up close or the sets up close.
He didn't want to see the magic.
- Nia Vardalos

People are always asking me why they don't make Westerns like they used to.
- Roy Rogers

I used to think that cyberspace was fifty years away.
What I thought was fifty years away,
was only ten years away.
And what I thought was ten years away...
it was already here.
I just wasn't aware of it yet.
- Bruce Sterling

I think there are certain business matters which we
must now conduct differently than we used to.
- Vince McMahon

As for death one gets used to it, even if it's only
other people's death you get used to.
- Enid Bagnold

I'd been a Bowie fan before punk and used to get no end of trouble.
I was always getting knocked about and having to run up the street,
getting chased by people.
It was horrible.
- Gary Numan

It's hard to notice things without people noticing
me and that takes some getting used to.
- Edie Falco

Science is not a game in which arbitrary rules are
used to decide what explanations are to be permitted.
- Michael Behe

Somebody said to me, 'But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.'
That's a huge myth.
John and I literally used to sit down and say,
'Now, let's write a swimming pool.'
- Paul McCartney

I'd like to be for cinema what Shakespeare was for theatre,
Marx for politics and Freud for psychology:
someone after whom nothing is as it used to be.
- Rainer W. Fassbinder

My father used to run auctions.
He's now a singer in the Canary Islands.
- Jason Statham


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