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Being second is to be the first of the ones who lose.
Like everyone else in this world, I have had struggles. There's disappointment and obstacles in everybody's life. I feel like I was writing 'Second Chance' not just for myself, but also for the people who have struggled.
Maybe the bike is more dangerous, but the passion for the car for me is second to the bike.
To me, the magic of photography, per se, is that you can capture an instant of a second that couldn't exist before and couldn't exist after. It's almost like a cowboy that draws his gun. You draw a second before or after, you miss and you're dead - not them. To me, photography's always like that.
In marketing I've seen only one strategy that can't miss - and that is to market to your best customers first, your best prospects second and the rest of the world last.
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.
Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life.
I never could stand losing. Second place didn't interest me. I had a fire in my belly.
I'm a Christian first, and a mean-spirited, bigoted conservative second, and don't you ever forget it.
Sometimes you surprise the goalkeeper and sometimes the goalkeeper surprises you. In my career, I tried to do more of the first than the second.
The government should not be guided by Temporary Excitement, but by Sober Second Thought.
Martin Van Buren
Most of us can remember a time when a birthday - especially if it was one's own - brightened the world as if a second sun has risen.
Robert Staughton Lynd
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
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.
There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
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.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
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.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off.
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
There's nothing as exciting as a comeback - seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance.
Do what you do and mean it every second of the day. If you don't, you're living someone else's life.
My very first job was a cashier at Burger King in Tucson, Arizona. And I occasionally worked the drive-thru. I'd go wherever I was needed! My second job was at Dairy Queen. I stayed in the fast food royalty.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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