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1. "When you look through a window you gasp at the beautiful tree in the backyard or the magical sunrise coming over the horizon, No one looks at a window and is taken away by the complexity of the transparency of millions of atoms joined together to form, from our perception of a crystal clear yet structural opening to the exterior, the same is with life, if you spend your whole life being a medium to enable others then you will be nothing but a sheet of glass, overused, underappreciated, and fragile to opportunity"
Author: Addison Killebrew
2. "I don't like to use 'gourmet' because it has become so overused and abused."
Author: Arthur Schwartz
3. "I think the most overused words in our vocabulary in the South are black and white."
Author: Artur Davis
4. "I just feel like sometimes I'm a force to be dealt with. My talents are sometimes overused and also sometimes underused. It's not easy being me."
Author: Ben Affleck
5. "Mere faith is the path of the lazy. It is the overused excuse of the deluded. Get off your ass and make something happen yourself."
Author: Dave Matthes
6. "Genius is an overused word. The world has known only about a half dozen geniuses. I got only fairly near."
Author: Fritz Kreisler
7. "It's a timeline!' Elysia exclaimed.'Thanks, Captain Obvious,' said Ferbus.Elysia glared at him. 'Thank you, Captain Overused Expression.''No, thank you, Captain Shut Your Facehole."
Author: Gina Damico
8. "If these Mount Everests of the financial world are going to labor and bring forth still more pictures with people being blown to bits with bazookas and automatic assault rifles with no gory detail left unexploited, if they are going to encourage anxious, ambitious actors, directors, writers and producers to continue their assault on the English language by reducing the vocabularies of their characters to half a dozen words, with one colorful but overused Anglo-Saxon verb and one unbeautiful Anglo-Saxon noun covering just about every situation, then I would like to suggest that they stop and think about this: making millions is not the whole ball game, fellows. Pride of workmanship is worth more. Artistry is worth more."
Author: Gregory Peck
9. "Soulmate" is an overused term, but a true soul connection is very rare, and very real."
Author: Hilary Duff
10. "The weapons an author has at her disposal are flawed. There are words that feel shapeless and overused. Love, for example. I could write the word love a thousand times and it would mean a thousand different things to different readers."
Author: Jodi Picoult
11. "The weapons a writer has at her disposal are flawed. There are words that feel shapeless and overused. Love, for example.I could write the word love a thousand times and it would mean a thousand different things to different readers. What is the point of trying to put down on paper emotions that are too complex, too huge, too overwhelming to be confined by an alphabet? Love isn't the only word that fails. Hate does, too."
Author: Jodi Picoult
12. "I think it tends to be overused and can be a little bit gimmicky. A lot of people are using 3-D now because they feel have they have to... that will come and go and the pictures that deserve to be in 3-D will continue to be. When it's done bad, it can make you carsick."
Author: Joe Johnston
13. "Snow is overused."
Author: N.D. Wilson
14. "Even if I had $200 million, I'm very wary of overusing CGI. I think it's a great tool and it can be used really effectively, but I feel like it does tend to be overused and especially in sci-fi stuff."
Author: Rian Johnson
15. "I think what some people are doing with effects is starting to get silly. It's overused."
Author: Richard Donner
16. "Use lots of exclamation points. They love to be overused."
Author: S.A.R.K.
17. "Epic is a word we often hear overused these days. Epic is Echoes or the guitar solo in Comfortably Numb. THAT is "Epic."
Author: Sienna McQuillen
18. "The argument could be made that the word 'hero' is overused. I do not think, however, that this is the case when referring to teachers."
Author: Steve Maraboli
19. "Sometimes a sound gets overused. There is such a thing as a good saxophone, but it's like those fields in agriculture - they need to rest for a year or so. You need time to burn all the saxophones and start from scratch."
Author: Thomas Mars
20. "Men, crumpled like bed-sheets in hospitals,And women, battered like overused proverbs."
Author: Vladimir Mayakovsky

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