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Corn is already the most subsidized crop in America, raking in a total of $51 billion in federal handouts between 1995 and 2005 - twice as much as wheat subsidies and four times as much as soybeans. Ethanol itself is propped up by hefty subsidies, including a fifty-one-cent-per-gallon tax allowance for refiners.
A diplomat is a man who thinks twice before he says nothing.
We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
It was my father who taught us that an immigrant must work twice as hard as anybody else, that he must never give up.
The sky is the limit. You never have the same experience twice.
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
Look twice before you leap.
Mama grizzlies mate later than other bears. They have two cubs instead of four. They wait four years - about twice as long as other bears - between having cubs. And after they're pregnant, if winter is hard or their health is not good or the food supply is uncertain, they re-absorb the embryo into their body.
I am the wealthiest man, not just in Europe, but in the whole world. I collect emotions. I am wealthy in that the people of Russia have twice entrusted me with the leadership of a great nation such as Russia - I believe that is my greatest wealth.
If today was half as good as tomorrow is supposed to be, it would probably be twice as good as yesterday was.
Norman Ralph Augustine
If you don't have the confidence in baking, commit to making the recipe three times. The first two, do it exactly the way I've told you to make it. Twice. The first time you'll screw it up. The second time it will come out pretty good, and then the third time, make your adjustments.
I've been to Bali twice and Marrakech twice. I thought Vienna was great. I will take girlfriends to places they've never been before.
You cannot step into the same river twice.
As someone who flew two space capsules and twice landed in the ocean, I can attest from personal experience how much logistics work is needed to get you home.
Business analytics or predictive modelling is a $100 billion industry, and $41 billion is spent on outsourced business analytics every year. I think that's about twice the size of the movie industry - it's really big.
I always think if you have to cook once, it should feed you twice. If you're going to make a big chicken and vegetable soup for lunch on Monday, you stick it in the refrigerator and it's also for Wednesday's dinner.
Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good.
I've been married twice. Most women would rather not be married to a traveling blues singer.
B. B. King
Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Women are always complaining about men's fascination with breasts. But what if men were absolutely indifferent to breasts? What would women do then with these things that serve one function once or twice in a lifetime, and the rest of the time are just in the way?
The mother cannot expect her daughter to understand the mysteries of housekeeping without education. She should instruct them patiently, lovingly, and make the work as agreeable as she can by her cheerful countenance and encouraging words of approval. If they fail once, twice, or thrice, censure not.
Ellen G. White
And I love the twist. I love to fool you once, I love to fool you twice, and on the very last page, quite often - very last paragraph sometimes - I like to just play with your perception one more time in a way that makes everything that came before just a little bit different.
Venice, Italy, is one of my favorite cities, a place I've been lucky enough to visit twice.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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