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When we have 'second thoughts' about something, our first thoughts don't seem like thoughts at all - just feelings.
Sydney J. Harris
You know, not even your British Queen is called just Elizabeth - she's Elizabeth the Second. There's only one Imelda.
Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it, or thinks he does, as it is to its victims; the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates. The truth is, nobody really possesses it.
I like second chances. I've given people second chances. You have fall-outs with friends, and forgiveness is a great thing to have. It's not easy to forgive. I definitely don't forget, but I do forgive.
There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each second into new uncharted seas.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
I really reject that kind of comparison that says, Oh, he is the best. This is the second best. There is no such thing.
There is only one real sin and that is to persuade oneself that the second best is anything but second best.
First rule of politics: you can't win unless you're on the ballot. Second rule: If you run, you may lose. And, if you tie, you do not win.
I'm a great believer that the most important years are the sort of early years but the preschool years and then into the first and second grades. If you get a good base in the first and second grade and you can read, you can do anything.
Music's always been really cathartic. It's the best drug for me to get away from the everyday pressures just for a second via a good song.
Russia will not soon become, if it ever becomes, a second copy of the United States or England - where liberal value have deep historic roots.
For a country to have a great writer is like having a second government. That is why no regime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones.
Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.
Pearl S. Buck
Never forget: This very moment, we can change our lives. There never was a moment, and never will be, when we are without the power to alter our destiny. This second, we can turn the tables on Resistance. This second, we can sit down and do our work.
The magical, supernatural force that is with us every second is time. We can't even comprehend it. It's such an illusion, it's such a strange thing.
Don't give up at half time. Concentrate on winning the second half.
On the sequel, you've lost the element of surprise. Usually, on the first one you may not go very, very deep into character; the second one you start to explore the character a bit more.
Men's indignation, it seems, is more excited by legal wrong than by violent wrong; the first looks like being cheated by an equal, the second like being compelled by a superior.
There are two kinds of people; those who are always well and those who are always sick. Most of the evils of the world come from the first sort and most of the achievement from the second.
I've had rough first trimesters. But once you get into the second, it's fine after that.
I loved every second of Catholic church. I loved the sickly sweet rotting-pomegranate smells of the incense. I loved the overwrought altar, the birdbath of holy water, the votive candles; I loved that there was a poor box, the stations of the cross rendered in stained glass on the windows.
You have to be taught to be second class; you're not born that way.
My first husband met me as a career woman, and the second did, too. I was lucky.
Photographs aren't accounts of scrutiny. The shutter is open for a fraction of a second.
It is often said that second thoughts are best. So they are in matters of judgment but not in matters of conscience.
John Henry Newman
John F. Kennedy
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