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When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways - either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength. Thanks to the teachings of Buddha, I have been able to take this second way.
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second.
The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
First, I have to thank God for giving me the gift that he did as well as a second chance for a better life.
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
George Bernard Shaw
People do make mistakes and I think they should be punished. But they should be forgiven and given the opportunity for a second chance. We are human beings.
Don't ever doubt yourselves or waste a second of your life. It's too short, and you're too special.
Maybe the bike is more dangerous, but the passion for the car for me is second to the bike.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
I started singing about three years ago, I entered a local singing competition called Stratford Idol. The other people in the competition had been taking singing lessons and had vocal coaches. I wasn't taking it too seriously at the time, I would just sing around the house. I was only 12 and I got second place.
America is the land of the second chance - and when the gates of the prison open, the path ahead should lead to a better life.
George W. Bush
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech.
Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.
The young athlete who aspires to greatness, generally speaking, learns a number of things from several different coaches. The first one taught him the fundamentals; the second one instilled discipline in him and taught him more of the techniques that must be mastered to excel.
Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
The two most important requirements for major success are: first, being in the right place at the right time, and second, doing something about it.
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
If we went by the world's definition of who I'm supposed to be because I look weird... 'Well, surely, this guy can't have a productive life, surely, he doesn't have a sense of humor. Surely, he can't love life.' We stereotype people in this world. And so... if the world thinks you're not good enough, it's a lie, you know. Get a second opinion.
When 9/11 hit, the second thing I said to myself was, 'This really is what religious people do.' Those people flying the plane were very good, very pious, truly faithful believers. There's no other way to paint them. Of course, they are extremists by definition, but they certainly aren't going against Islam in any real way.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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My sun sets to rise again.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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