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I have learned not to overlook the advantages of being me. From when I was a softball player, and I held the stolen bases record. I would slide into second with my prostheses, and the girl on the base could either step aside or meet two wooden sticks.
If you will have a person enslaved, the first thing you must do is convince yourself that the person is subhuman. The second thing you have to do is convince your allies so you'll have some help, and the third and probably unkindest cut of all is to convince that person that he or she is subhuman and deserves it.
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
Clowning is a trick to get love close. I can hug 99 percent of people in the first second of contact if I'm in my clown character. The clown assumes your humanity. It assumes that, whatever trauma you've had, you can still love yourself.
Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money.
I still believe nonfiction is the most important literature to come out of the second half of the 20th century.
Reform is China's second revolution.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
There are no second acts in American lives.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second.
All of us learn to write in the second grade. Most of us go on to greater things.
Have friends. 'Tis a second existence.
Property as compared with humanity, as compared with the red blood in the American people, must take second place, not first place.
Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune.
I strongly believe that the Second Amendment creates an individual right to possess and use guns for purposes of both hunting and self-defense.
My mother had a son from previous marriage and her husband died in Second World War.
You just wish sometimes that people would treat you like a human being rather than seeing your gender first and who you are second.
The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second rate.
Agnes de Mille
They haven't given too many gamblers a second chances in the world of baseball.
During the Second World War, evacuated to non-Jewish households, I encountered Christianity at home and in school.
If bread is the first necessity of life, recreation is a close second.
In New York, they like winners. They don't like second place.
Whenever I have even a spare second, I'm in the kitchen whipping up a batch of cookies. I make a mean batch of chocolate chippers.
For the first 50 years of your life the food industry is trying to make you fat. Then, the second 50 years, the pharmaceutical industry is treating you for everything.
Those who have wrought great changes in the world never succeeded by gaining over chiefs; but always by exciting the multitude. The first is the resource of intrigue and produces only secondary results, the second is the resort of genius and transforms the universe.
Martin Van Buren
Unlike most youngsters who have school as their 'second home' where they meet and make friends, for me playtime has been at the Gopichand Badminton Academy in Hyderabad. When I am not playing a tournament, my days are spent at the Academy with my coaches, physiotherapists and colleagues, who are like family. We laugh and have so much fun.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
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