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My greatest life lesson has been that life can change in a second. This is why it's important to always live your best possible life and to do what you can for others.
I have always adhered to two principles. The first one is to train hard and get in the best possible physical condition. The second is to forget all about the other fellow until you face him in the ring and the bell sounds for the fight.
We focus on two things when hiring. First, find the best people you can in the world. And second, let them do their work. Just get out of their way.
A very receptive state of mind... not unlike a sheet of film itself - seemingly inert, yet so sensitive that a fraction of a second's exposure conceives a life in it.
I have to write a first draft with a fountain pen before I type it up as a second.
The first rule is not to lose. The second rule is not to forget the first rule.
'No' is the second shortest word in the English language, but one of the hardest to say.
I was already on pole, then by half a second and then one second and I just kept going. Suddenly I was nearly two seconds faster than anybody else, including my team mate with the same car.
Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second.
I love every second of being a mom.
I'm going to tell you the story about the geese which fly 5,000 miles from Canada to France. They fly in V-formation but the second ones don't fly. They're the subs for the first ones. And then the second ones take over - so it's teamwork.
Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice.
Arnold J. Toynbee
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
Second place is just the first place loser.
There are lots of things which I would love to tell him, but in some way, I also feel that I lost the person closest to me. And I got a second chance to live. So in a way I feel that I live for both of us... and I will do my best.
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.
The only true love is love at first sight; second sight dispels it.
To have another language is to possess a second soul.
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.
My whole story is just about me having a second chance.
It's that wonderful old-fashioned idea that others come first and you come second. This was the whole ethic by which I was brought up. Others matter more than you do, so 'don't fuss, dear; get on with it.'
There is only one real sin and that is to persuade oneself that the second best is anything but second best.
Shrinking away from death is something unhealthy and abnormal which robs the second half of life of its purpose.
In the struggle between yourself and the world second the world.
You will, I am sure, agree with me that... if page 534 only finds us in the second chapter, the length of the first one must have been really intolerable.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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