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Life is too short to miss out on the beautiful things like a double cheeseburger.
If you want to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.
Thomas J. Watson
We know we cannot underestimate the importance of emergency planning in our region, nor can we assume we'll have ample warning time. If an earthquake or terrorist attack hits, we won't necessarily have advance alerts or opportunities to double- and triple-check our plans.
Science is beautiful when it makes simple explanations of phenomena or connections between different observations. Examples include the double helix in biology and the fundamental equations of physics.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!
To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.
It is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
I have such an ego 'cause I'm a double Leo. I can't let go of me, you know, so it's very difficult for me to be somebody else and not me. I'm so into me.
We have a problem. 'Congratulations.' But it's a tough problem. 'Then double congratulations.'
W. Clement Stone
If I asked for a cup of coffee, someone would search for the double meaning.
I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.
Once you've lived the inside-out world of espionage, you never shed it. It's a mentality, a double standard of existence.
John le Carre
The marvelous thing about a joke with a double meaning is that it can only mean one thing.
The secret of it is to read what you've got in front of you. Don't, if you suspect that something has a double meaning, don't pause. Don't put on a leery vocal expression if you know what I mean on radio. Don't sort of do anything other than read it.
The one thing I don't consume during 'Today' - which surprises many people - is coffee. I find that a lot of water helps wake me up, without the buzz. I love coffee, but usually reserve a double espresso as an afternoon pick-me-up before settling in to do the weekend 'Nightly News.'
A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present.
The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.
Think of the earth as a living organism that is being attacked by billions of bacteria whose numbers double every forty years. Either the host dies, or the virus dies, or both die.
From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer.
Technology is, of course, a double edged sword. Fire can cook our food but also burn us.
Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.
Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of religion all have a double aspect - freedom of thought and freedom of action.
I tap danced for ten years before I began to understand people don't make musicals anymore. All I wanted to do was be at MGM working for Arthur Freed or Gene Kelly or Vincent Minelli. Historical and geographical constraints made this impossible. Slowly but surely the pen became mightier than the double pick-up time step with shuffle.
Unemployment rates among Americans who never went to college are about double that of those who have a postsecondary education.
John F. Kennedy
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