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Photographs aren't accounts of scrutiny. The shutter is open for a fraction of a second.
When I sent those scripts, that was the lowest point of my life. We'd just had our second son, and when I went to collect them from hospital, I went to the bank to try and get some money to buy some diapers, the screen showed I've got $26 left.
What I like about music is the songs you can remember the lines of in a single second.
Fiction gives us a second chance that life denies us.
I really reject that kind of comparison that says, Oh, he is the best. This is the second best. There is no such thing.
I strongly believe that the Second Amendment creates an individual right to possess and use guns for purposes of both hunting and self-defense.
You got guys now declaring they're ready to play pro ball in their second or third year of high school. It's crazy! They're missing so much.
If I could come back as anything - I'd be a bird, first, but definitely the command key is my second choice.
Know how to behave at a buffet. Take a clean plate for a second helping.
Marilyn vos Savant
The Seventh Day Adventist Church believes that it was specially chosen by God to prepare the world for the Second Coming of His Son Jesus.
The truth is often terrifying, which I think is one of the motifs of Larry and Andrew's cinema. The cost of knowledge is an important theme. In the second and third films, they explore the consequences of Neo's choice to know the truth. It's a beautiful, beautiful story.
I had the classic 40 meltdown. I did. It's embarrassing. It was pretty funny. But then I recovered. To me, it was like a second adolescence. Hormonally, my body was changing, my mind was changing, and so my relationship to myself and the world around me came to this assault of finiteness.
There is only one real sin and that is to persuade oneself that the second best is anything but second best.
When it comes to consumer electronics, I'm a big fat sucker, because even though I know you should never, ever buy anything until the second version of it is released, I just can't resist. I live in a state of perpetual Beta.
I once said to my father, when I was a boy, 'Dad we need a third political party.' He said to me, 'I'll settle for a second.'
Brazil is the second blackest nation in the world.
Henry Louis Gates
When we have 'second thoughts' about something, our first thoughts don't seem like thoughts at all - just feelings.
Sydney J. Harris
Clinton's attempt to socialize healthcare was the second most disgusting thing he did in the oval office. I can't remember was the first thing was.
In the second part of life you get rid of stuff you've accumulated.
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.
It is often said that second thoughts are best. So they are in matters of judgment but not in matters of conscience.
John Henry Newman
The first thing a kindness deserves is acceptance, the second, transmission.
I love to eat, and if I could, I'd eat every second of my life.
Every man who rises above the common level has received two educations: the first from his teachers; the second, more personal and important, from himself.
Once the curtain is raised, the actor is ceases to belong to himself. He belongs to his character, to his author, to his public. He must do the impossible to identify himself with the first, not to betray the second, and not to disappoint the third.
I do not hesitate one second to state clearly and unmistakably: I belong to the American resistance movement which fights against American imperialism, just as the resistance movement fought against Hitler.
There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.
If you are first you are first. If you are second you are nothing.
Time and distance from the first and second world wars doesn't seem to lessen their horrors.
The mall tour was right off of my second record, before it came out. It was very different. I did an acoustic performance every day in a different mall! One interesting thing I remember is playing 'My Happy Ending' a lot, and that song was so new that I remember getting emotional.
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