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Two-thirds of the Earth's surface is covered with water. The other third is covered with auditors from headquarters.
Norman Ralph Augustine
According to the Small Business Administration, more than 70 percent of all family businesses do not survive through the second generation, and 8 percent do not make it to a third.
Now, on the St. Louis team we have Who's on first, What's on second, I Don't Know is on third.
To help people in the third world get educated and learn how to read and write is so important. I mean it is such an important human right.
Of the five most important things in life, health is first, education or knowledge is second, and wealth is third. I forget the other two.
When people from organizations like the World Bank descended on Third World countries, they always tried to remove obstacles to development, to reduce economic anxiety and uncertainty.
If I could be a third of the woman that my mom is and have a third of the strength that she has, then I will have done good by this life.
Even the slowest guy can go from first to third and help win a ballgame.
There is other disturbing facts surround the hideous 911 attacks, which my family and I could see from the third floor bathroom window of our homes!
When you are in a bad production there are two things you can do. You can do your best or you can leave. I chose to do the third thing which was sulk.
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 don't mind America becoming a Third World country. The weather is better in the Third World than it is where I live in New Hampshire. And household help will be much cheaper.
P. J. O'Rourke
Third, we will make trade work for America by forging new trade agreements. And when nations cheat in trade, there will be unmistakable consequences.
Drink not the third glass, which thou canst not tame, when once it is within thee.
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.
Demographers affirm that choosing to have a second child is already a potential choice in favour of a third.
I wish I had known when I was in the White House what I know now about the Third World.
I'm proud of everything I achieved with 'Idol,' and away from 'Idol' also. It's just such a different show now to what it was when I was on it. I didn't even know it was a TV show until the third audition.
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.
I didn't write about my mother much in the third year after she died. I was still trying to get my argument straight: When her friends or our relatives wondered why I was still so hard on her, I could really lay out the case for what it had been like to be raised by someone who had loathed herself, her husband, even her own name.
I hate politics. It's slimy. Any job where people pander for votes, I don't like. The country has gotten so partisan that if you're not on my side, you're the enemy. The only thing I ever try to support is a third party, like Unity08. We need more parties and more choice.
I have tried to teach people there are three kicks in every dollar: one, when you make it; two, when you have it. The third kick it when you give it away - and it is the biggest kick of all.
William Allen White
My dad's main client was the World Bank, and he spent most of his time traveling to Third World countries. His particular interest lay in the eradication of poverty through development and business.
It's the government's obligation to look really to the third parties to get the support to govern.
It may be said that poems are in one way like icebergs: only about a third of their bulk appears above the surface of the page.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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