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Letter "U" » usual
«In spite of illness, in spite even of the archenemy sorrow, one can remain alive log past the usual date of disintegration if one is unafraid of change, insatiable in intellectual curiosity, interested in big things, and happy in small ways.»
«America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.»
«Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining.»
«As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot»
«At my age I do what Mark Twain did. I get my daily paper, look at the obituaries page and if I'm not there I carry on as usual.»
«In the usual progress of things, the necessities of a nation in every stage of its existence will be found at least equal to its resources»
«Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance.»
«Greatness, generally speaking, is an unusual quantity of a usual quality grafted upon a common man.»
«As usual I finish the day before the sea, sumptuous this evening beneath the moon, which writes Arab symbols with phosphorescent streaks on the slow swells. There is no end to the sky and the waters. How well they accompany sadness!»
Author: Albert Camus
, as usual
, no end
, swell up
, this evening
«A little cooling down of animal excitability and instinct, a little loss of animal toughness, a little irritable weakness and descent of the pain-threshold, will bring the worm at the core of all our usual springs of delight into full view, and turn us into melancholy metaphysicians.»
Author: William James
, cool down
, in full view
, pain threshold
, The Core