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Quotes of usual

  1. Earmarks have become a symbol of a Congress that has broken faith with the people. This earmark ban shows the American people we are listening and we are dead serious about ending business as usual in Washington. – John Boehner
  2. America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization. – Georges Clemenceau
  3. I imagine a future aircraft, which will take off vertically, fly as usual and land vertically. This flying machine should have no moving parts. This idea came from the huge power of cyclones. – Henri Coanda
  4. It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which masses of men exhibit their tyranny. – James F. Cooper
  5. Faculty met, and after the usual business, some conversation was had about certain students being addicted to drinking, and it was reported that a citizen of the village had informed a member of the Faculty that there was a good deal of drinking this term among the students. – Daniel H. Hill
  6. Nowadays, if a studio assumes that his film is bad, there is always an executive that gets more nervous than usual and thinks that if they change the music, the film will become a masterpiece. – Maurice Jarre
  7. I've worked with many directors, good ones and bad ones. So if I have a chance to work the good ones, I better put myself in their hands, and trust them, because that's my big opportunity to be different, and to be better than usual – Thomas Kretschmann
  8. We are driven by the usual insatiable curiosity of the scientist, and our work is a delightful game. – Murray Gell-Mann
  9. Today I start a diary; it is against my usual habbits, but out of a clearly felt need. – Robert Musil
  10. Lightly armed nations can move toward war just as easily as those which are armed to the teeth, and they will do so if the usual causes of war are not removed. – Ludwig Quidde
  11. Whenever, then, the usual and ordinary rate of the profits of agricultural stock, and all the outgoings belonging to the cultivation of land, are together equal to the value of the whole produce, there can be no rent. – David Ricardo
  12. Jerry reversed the usual formula of the superhero who goes to another planet. He put the superhero in ordinary, familiar surroundings, instead of the other way around, as was done in most science fiction. That was the first time I can recall that it had ever been done. – Joe Shuster
  13. The United States as usual has a sizable deficit in the current account of its balance of payments, trade account and other current accounts, current account items. – Robert C. Solomon
  14. Confidence and superiority: It's the usual fundamentalist stuff: I've got the truth, and you haven't. – Jeanette Winterson
  15. We didn't start out to make a protest record at all. That would have been too shallow. As usual it was simply a case of absorbing what's going on around us. – Thom Yorke

Usage examples for usual

  1. “ " I'm no wearyin' the night more than usual – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  2. “ " She 's as usual too. ” – Roderick Hudson by Henry James
  3. He winked at Oswald as usual – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit
  4. “ " You will see in good time," he answered, as usual – Dame Care by Hermann Sudermann
  5. As usual Peter Rabbit was the first to speak. ” – Mother West Wind 'Why' Stories by Thornton W. Burgess
  6. The dinner- party that evening was more pleasant than usual – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  7. “ I suppose she has gone storking, as usual – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  8. As he now came into her room, and the waiting- woman went out of it with her usual Well, Mr. Dan!" ” – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  9. This made the place a little worse than usual – A Soldier in the Philippines by Needom N. Freeman
  10. In a few days work went on as usual – Sixty Years of California Song by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  11. We left that night at the usual hour and arrived in time to eat another farmer's breakfast with father and mother next morning. ” – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  12. And what more than usual this afternoon?" ” – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  13. At home his note- book lay open, as usual on his desk, like a friend waiting to hear what thoughts had come to him in his lonely walk. ” – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  14. The master will not know whether that is usual or not. ” – The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton by Wardon Allan Curtis
  15. Sans- Cravate went to his usual place, where he sat down and waited. ” – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  16. It was true, she had been there lately less than usual but there had been a reason for that. ” – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  17. “ " Not more than usual – Harvest by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. He made his way more slowly than usual to- day. ” – The Grizzly King by James Oliver Curwood
  19. He rose at the usual time, but before he had finished dressing there was a knock at the door and Roy's voice wanting to know how he was. ” – Two Boys and a Fortune by Matthew White, Jr.

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