65 Used Quotes On Success In Life

These used quotes will inspire you. Used employed in accomplishing something or having already been used.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging used quotes, used sayings, and used proverbs.

Best Used Quotes

  1. “We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  2. “Whether you like it or not, the last few years I’d be the first one to tell you I haven’t been the Pedro Martinez that I’m used to being.” ~ Pedro Martinez
  3. “My father (Danny Thomas) used to tell me there are two kinds of people, the takers and the givers. ‘The takers sometimes eat better,’ he would say, ‘but the givers always sleep better.'” ~ Marlo Thomas
  4. “Remember how far you’ve come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.” ~ Rick Warren
  5. “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” ~ Albert Einstein

  6. “I used to say, “I sure hope things will change.” Then I learned that the only way things are going to change for me is when I change” ~ Jim Rohn
  7. “We used to be calorie poor and now the problem is obesity. We used to be data-poor, now the problem is data obesity.” ~ Hal Varian
  8. “Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves; vanity, to what we would have others think of us.” ~ Jane Austen
  9. “When there is love, there is no duty. When you love your wife, you share everything with her-your property, your trouble, your anxiety, your joy.
    You do not dominate. You are not the man and she is not the woman to be used and thrown aside, a sort of breeding machine to carry on your name.
    When there is love, the word duty disappears.” ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti
  10. “Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein

  11. “I used to say, ‘Things cost too much.’ Then my teacher straightened me out on that by saying, ‘The problem isn’t that things cost too much. The problem is that you can’t afford it.’ That’s when I finally understood that the problem wasn’t ‘it’-the problem was ‘me.’” ~ Jim Rohn
  12. “Just imagine becoming the way you used to be as a very young child, before you understood the meaning of any word, before opinions took over your mind. The real you is loving, joyful, and free. The real you is just like a flower, just like the wind, just like the ocean, just like the sun.” ~ Miguel Angel Ruiz
  13. “God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say ‘thank you?'” ~ William Arthur Ward
  14. “When I was young I used to have this thing where I wanted to see everything I used to think ‘How can I die without seeing every inch of this world?'” ~ Leonardo DiCaprio
  15. “God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world.” ~ Paul Dirac

  16. “She sent him a warm and gentle wind, and Lord Odysseus was happy as he set his sails to catch the breeze. He sat beside the steering oar and used his skill to steer the raft.” ~ Homer
  17. “Critics play a dangerous game when they denounce the science and law EPA has used to defend clean air for more than 40 years. The American people know better.” ~ Gina McCarthy
  18. “In most societies birth has been an experience in whichwomen draw together to help each other and reinforce bonds in the community. Now that eradication of pain with effective anesthesia is often the only issue in any discussion of birththe sacramental and social elements which used to be central to women’s experience of birthseem, for an increasing proportion of women, to be completely irrelevant.” ~ Sheila Kitzinger
  19. “There is no word in our language which has been so much misused and prostituted as the word love. It has been preached by those who were ready to condone every cruelty if it served their purpose; it has been used as a disguise under which to force people into sacrificing their own happiness, into submitting their whole self to those who profited from this surrender. […] It has been made so empty that for many people love may mean no more than that two people have lived together for twenty years just without fighting more often than once a week.” ~ Erich Fromm
  20. “One can get used to ugliness, but never to negligence.” ~ Coco Chanel

  21. “You can’t be who you are going to be and who you used to be at the same time.” ~ T. D. Jakes
  22. “I actually have a degree in music and was aware that music was a tool used in therapy. I didn’t realize how far it had come since I was in college in the mid-seventies.” ~ J.K. Simmons
  23. “When I was 14 I used to have a calendar on my wall, crossing the days off until I was 15, because the school leaving age was 15. Then three months before I turned 15 they changed the leaving age to 16.” ~ Mark E. Smith
  24. “Advertising holding companies used to boast about their share of the advertising market. Now they are proud of how much of their business is not in advertising.” ~ Maurice Saatchi
  25. “My father used to run auctions. He’s now a singer in the Canary Islands.” ~ Jason Statham

  26. “I want to focus on each scene. I’m a real perfectionist, and I don’t want to feel like I didn’t consider every possible variation of a scene. I come from a theater background, so I’m used to a lot of repetition, and I’m used to really attacking something over and over and over again.” ~ Michael Shannon
  27. “If coal is going to be used, the only response – because it is the dirtiest of all fuels – is that we have to learn how to do carbon capture and storage and we have to learn how to do it quickly on a commercial scale.” ~ Nicholas Stern
  28. “I write a tiny fraction of what I used to write. My only job used to be to just write songs, and that was a really nice job to have, but only a tiny amount of people heard those songs, and I didn’t make a living from it, and eventually I begged my parents to let me move back into my room.” ~ Regina Spektor
  29. “If you get it out into the urban field it’s going to be used or misused but it’ll also probably provide a way of people acknowledging what the aesthetic is about because people have to confront it every day.” ~ Richard Serra
  30. “I don’t go to games as much as I used to because of the NFL’s Sunday Ticket. So I’ll watch the games, take notes.” ~ Steve Sabol

  31. “After 9/11, the amount of applicants the FBI received increased exponentially. Whereas you used to require a college degree, and it was a small group of people who were just out of college, after 9/11, it changed.” ~ Aaron Tveit
  32. “It used to be that you kind of got pigeonholed into one thing – you’re either a stage actor or a TV actor or a movie actor. Today, there’s a lot of crossover with film actors doing television, which never happened before, so those lines are a little bit more blurred than they used to be.” ~ Aaron Tveit
  33. “As a girl, I used to zip myself into a snowsuit, fall into the deepest snowdrift I could find and sweep my arms and legs into the powder, making snow angels that would crumble within minutes of their genesis. Despite their rapid disappearance, something about these frozen, evanescent angels has stayed with me ever since.” ~ Danielle Trussoni
  34. “They used to say it was bad for Indians to drink, but it’s bad for anybody. When they drink they lose their cool, a lot of us. Like when we played with Sonny Boy, I would never get paid, you know. He would drink up all the money.” ~ Ike Turner
  35. “I never used to tell jokes on stage. Now I’m cutting up jokes all night long.” ~ Robin Thicke

  36. “We’ve got great fans that rock and roll won’t have, because you can have a one-hit record and country music used to, not so much anymore and you have a fan forever.” ~ Tanya Tucker
  37. “People used to say poems were different to songs but I don’t think they are.” ~ Tinie Tempah
  38. “My glasses are from Cutler & Gross. They’re not prescription: I just love wearing them. I used to wear Ray-Ban a lot and then I realised that a lot of the things I’ve started going for are a little bit more refined. I liked the fact that I was supporting a British brand, somebody I could have a relationship with and people that I could talk to.” ~ Tinie Tempah
  39. “I think everyone remembers how certain Russian bureaucrats used to work against the Ukrainian opposition; I think it is hard to drop old habits.” ~ Yulia Tymoshenko
  40. “I used to a lot. I used to go dancing.” ~ Parker Stevenson

  41. “As an impoverished student I used to spend days out in Selfridges, nibbling on samples of free cheese and dousing myself with scent in the perfume department.” ~ Zoe Tapper
  42. “I mean, if you go back to 1960 on major pieces of legislation, the filibuster was used about eight percent of the time.” ~ Tom Udall
  43. “It used to be in the Senate that if you were filibustering, you stood up, there was a physical dimension to it, that you when you became exhausted, you’d have to leave the floor. That was the idea of the filibuster.” ~ Tom Udall
  44. “The term ‘cost shifting,’ as I use it, refers to those items in a university’s budget that used to be reimbursed by the federal government but are no longer paid for by them.” ~ Charles M. Vest
  45. “I used to bring my sketchbook to gym class and doodle, because I am a very uncoordinated athlete.” ~ Kate Voegele

  46. “Unemployment is due to the large import of goods from Britain and other countries. The Government haven’t used the powers which they have for the benefit of the country.” ~ Eamon de Valera
  47. “Police forces collect information to be used in a public court to get people convicted. Security services gather information that does not necessarily lead to people being prosecuted and in many cases needs to remain confidential.” ~ Gijs de Vries
  48. “I used to be a pre-industrial writer: thousands of words in a spurt and then a few days off. But as I get older, I’ve switched to a mode best described as ‘slow and steady wins the race.’ Basically, I write during the same four hours every day, after breakfast and the all-important coffee, generally in the same room and wearing the same pajamas.” ~ Scott Westerfeld
  49. “Because of the audience I get and the fact that these people aren’t traditional comics buyers I don’t think the comic industry looks at that and thinks that is a very respectable thing. I’m very used to it. I’m not the guy who wins awards and gets mentioned in magazines.” ~ Jhonen Vasquez
  50. “I’ve never used chat-up lines; I don’t have the gift of the gab.” ~ Ricky Whittle

  51. “In every union roles are assumed, some traditional, some not. My husband used to pay his own bills, I used to call my own repairman. But as marriages progress, you surrender areas of your own competence, often without even knowing it.” ~ Ayelet Waldman
  52. “Well, you know, I was raised by a 1970s feminist. My mom had a consciousness-raising group. I used to sit at the top of the stairs and listen to them.” ~ Ayelet Waldman
  53. “When the babies were very young, I found it difficult to write. I told myself each time that it would be different, I was used to it now, but with every child, for the first four months, I would accomplish nothing.” ~ Ayelet Waldman
  54. “I used to always be the young one playing without pressure, but I am just happy to be where I am and enjoying my time.” ~ Caroline Wozniacki
  55. “I used slam dunking as a tool for intimidation.” ~ Dominique Wilkins

  56. “I used to have a silk dressing gown an uncle bought in Japan and when I came downstairs in it, my dad used to call me Davinia. There was never embarrassment about that kind of thing. My sister used to dress me up a lot. She thought I was a little doll.” ~ David Walliams
  57. “The most used piece of kit in my kitchen is my saucepan. I use it every morning to cook my porridge in. The least used piece of equipment? I’d say a food mixer. I’ve never used it, I don’t really know what they’re for.” ~ David Walliams
  58. “Since I got married my wife doesn’t really let me wear anything that I used to because she says I have no taste at all.” ~ Dominic West
  59. “I’m not a freak. I’m not really crazy or anything. I don’t think I’m really abnormal. It’s just, like anybody else, I have interests I cultivate, and one of my interests is not getting too used to things. I’ve sacrificed a lot of things in my life in order to keep that sense of things being unfamiliar.” ~ Jim Woodring
  60. “I have never considered myself a prodigy. Others have used that term, but I never bought in to it.” ~ Joshua Waitzkin

  61. “I used to get made fun of a lot for being a male dancer, especially growing up in Boston. Kids are terrible, they don’t realize how heavy words can be.” ~ Kenny Wormald
  62. “I’ve always fought for what I believe in. I used to get made fun of for dancing, and I would argue back, or fight the kids, or do whatever I had to do to shut them up. I have that in me.” ~ Kenny Wormald
  63. “Listen, everything I did in my childhood was competitive. Everything we did my dad made it into a game to win. We used to drive my mum nuts.” ~ Lee Westwood

  64. “When I was a kid, I used to see apparitions and have hallucinations, and my entire perception of the world was badly disoriented. And I had kind of a chaotic childhood because of that. I’ve really hung onto it, though. Because I actually like those feelings.” ~ Jim Woodring
  65. “When I went to Egypt right after 9/11 I was very upset. I used to live in Egypt. I had a lot of friends there. I spent two years teaching there. I had very fond feelings for that part of the world, and the fact that a culture I liked so much had attacked my own culture was really very upsetting to me.” ~ Lawrence Wright

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