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To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint.
Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second.
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.
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.
I consider myself a poet first and a musician second. I live like a poet and I'll die like a poet.
Christianity is not the faith of the complacent, the comfortable or of the timid. It demands and creates heroic souls like Wesley, Wilberforce, Bonhoeffer, John Paul the Second, and Billy Graham. Each showed, in their own way, the relentless and powerful influence of the message of Jesus Christ.
There is no room for second place. There is only one place in my game and that is first place. I have finished second twice in my time at Green Bay and I never want to finish second again.
Now, we are selling over 5 million songs a day now. Isn't that unbelievable? That's 58 songs every second of every minute of every hour of every day.
The first rule is not to lose. The second rule is not to forget the first rule.
It takes these very simple-minded instructions - 'Go fetch a number, add it to this number, put the result there, perceive if it's greater than this other number' - but executes them at a rate of, let's say, 1,000,000 per second. At 1,000,000 per second, the results appear to be magic.
First was the mouse. The second was the click wheel. And now, we're going to bring multi-touch to the market. And each of these revolutionary interfaces has made possible a revolutionary product - the Mac, the iPod and now the iPhone.
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Viktor E. Frankl
Then not only an old man, but also a drunkard, becomes a second time a child.
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.
I mean we all need a second chance sometimes.
Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so.
He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
Gun control means being able to hit your target. If I have a 'hot button' issue, this is definitely it. Don't even think about taking my guns. My rights are not negotiable, and I am totally unwilling to compromise when it comes to the Second Amendment.
I saw a subliminal advertising executive, but only for a second.
Being second is to be the first of the ones who lose.
I don't doubt for a second that Neil Armstrong's spirit is still with us: that unique blend of optimism, humility and the utter confidence that when the world needs someone to do the really big stuff, you need an American.
Second, we will give our fellow citizens the skills they need for the jobs of today and the careers of tomorrow. When it comes to the school your child will attend, every parent should have a choice, and every child should have a chance.
The worst enemy of life, freedom and the common decencies is total anarchy; their second worst enemy is total efficiency.
The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.
Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth; and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead.
Karl Von Clausewitz
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