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Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
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.
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.
Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second.
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
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.
Don't ever doubt yourselves or waste a second of your life. It's too short, and you're too special.
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
Maybe the bike is more dangerous, but the passion for the car for me is second to the bike.
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.
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.
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.
My psychiatrist told me I was crazy and I said I want a second opinion. He said okay, you're ugly too.
There's nothing as exciting as a comeback - seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance.
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
We have to be bold in our national ambitions. First, we must win the fight against poverty within the next decade. Second, we must improve moral standards in government and society to provide a strong foundation for good governance. Third, we must change the character of our politics to promote fertile ground for reforms.
There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind useless.
When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win, second or third place is not enough.
Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.
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.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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You can't sweep other people off their feet, if you can't be swept off your own.
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