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There are two sighs of relief every night in the life of an opera manager. The first comes when the curtain goes up The second sigh of relief comes when the final curtain goes down without any disaster, and one realizes, gratefully, that the miracle has happened again.
First, I wanted to be Chris Farley. When I was growing up, Chris Farley was still on the stages and fun to us. In my house, John Belushi was king. I didn't grow up when he was - I was born in '78 - the reruns of Belushi in 'Animal House,' and knowing he was at Second City, he was viewed as a king in my house.
When I was in the army, there were four times that I was wounded. I also got more than 30 wounds on my body, and my injuries were ranked on the second rank of invalids. The first rank is the most severe. So, that means that I had lost more than 60 per cent of working capability.
Nguyen Tan Dung
I used to not stutter any. Oh, I did when I was a kid, I stuttered, I had a bad stutter until I was probably between the second and third grade and a guy got rid of it for me.
I did not take a calculus course until my second year of college.
Robert Coleman Richardson
Custom is second nature.
The second coming of Christ will be so revolutionary that it will change every aspect of life on this planet. Disease will be eliminated. Death will be abolished. War will be eradicated. Nature will be transformed.
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
The Federal Reserve has an official commitment to two different policies. One is to prevent inflation from getting too high. The second is to maintain high employment... the European Central Bank has only the first. It has no commitment to keep employment up.
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second time.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The power of the periodical press is second only to that of the people.
Alexis de Tocqueville
A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look with suspicion upon culture at first, not second hand.
The split second she ceases to care is the only time a woman ceases to be attractive.
I had been a student in Vienna, and one of the neat little things I had found out was about that zoo. It was a good debut novel for me to have published. I was 26 or 27 when it was published. I already had a kid and would soon have a second.
When you're a dancer, you start with the basics. You don't all of a sudden do a grand jete and pirouette. You start with first position, second, third.
Documentaries are the first line of education, and the second line of education is dramatization, such as 'The Pacific'.
Fiction gives us the second chances that life denies us.
I'm a musician first, a food-lover second, a dirty mouth with feet, and a girl last time I checked.
I study the universe. It's the second oldest profession. People have been looking up for a long time.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Demographers affirm that choosing to have a second child is already a potential choice in favour of a third.
The whole history of pop music had rested on the first person singular, with occasional intrusions of the second person singular.
Now, when an American has an idea, he directly seeks a second American to share it. If there be three, they elect a president and two secretaries. Given four, they name a keeper of records, and the office is ready for work; five, they convene a general meeting, and the club is fully constituted.
There are a lot of perks when you're an actor. Free food at work was my second favorite in the beginning, but my first was the weird stuff. Like seeing celebrities in no makeup and finding out what they ate.
In five years' time I'd like to be a mum. I want to settle down and have a family, definitely sooner rather than later. I'd like to have finished my second album too, maybe even my third. I'd like a sound that sticks around that other people are inspired by and that people know is me.
The second truism that we must understand is that poverty does not create our social problems, our social problems create our poverty.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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