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My psychiatrist told me I was crazy and I said I want a second opinion. He said okay, you're ugly too.
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.
Being second is to be the first of the ones who lose.
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.
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
If the rate of expansion one second after the Big Bang had been smaller by even one part in a hundred thousand million million, it would have recollapsed before it reached its present size. On the other hand, if it had been greater by a part in a million, the universe would have expanded too rapidly for stars and planets to form.
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.
You can't climb up to the second floor without a ladder. When you set your aim too high and don't fulfill it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that's reasonable, and then gradually raise it.
There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience.
There are two industry secrets to surviving a long day on camera on the red carpet: First, no drinking the night before - ever. You can celebrate after with some bubbly. Second is make sure to use shoe insoles. I don't care if you are a guy or a girl, dress shoes are painful. Worth it, but painful.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it's at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others.
The first rule is not to lose. The second rule is not to forget the first rule.
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.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Viktor E. Frankl
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.
Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life.
If somebody is gracious enough to give me a second chance, I won't need a third.
No one remembers who climbed Mount Everest the second time.
My advice: Take a second out of the day today and be thankful for your family.
I've had bad luck with both my wives. The first one left me and the second one didn't.
We used to think that the enterprise was the hardest customer to satisfy, but we were wrong. It turns out, consumers are harder than the enterprise because the consumer will not give you a second chance.
The early bird may get the worm, but its the second mouse that gets the cheese.
Nothing is beautiful, only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics, it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined.
To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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