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Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

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Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

It is the first law of friendship
that it has to be cultivated.
The second is to be indulgent
when the first law is neglected.
- Voltaire

In my friend, I find a second self.
- Isabel Norton

 

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The early bird gets the worm,
but the second mouse gets the cheese.
- Anonymous

One's first love is always perfect
until one meets one's second love.
- Elizabeth Aston

All discarded lovers should be given a second chance,
but with somebody else.
- Mae West

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

Once you say you're going to settle for second,
that's what happens to you in life.
- John F. Kennedy

Most people never run far enough on their first wind
to find out they've got a second.
- William James

By three methods we may learn wisdom:
First,
by reflection, which is noblest; Second,
by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience,
which is the bitterest.
- Confucius

The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.
- Andrew Carnegie

Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth,
I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
- Khalil Gibran

There are two kinds of companies, those that work to
try to charge more and those that work to charge less.
We will be the second.
- Jeff Bezos

My mother worked in factories, worked as a domestic,
worked in a restaurant, always had a second job.
- Ed Bradley

The second day of a diet is always easier than the first.
By the second day you're off it.
- Jackie Gleason

Tradition is like a second-hand store.
It is best to sort carefully
between the treasures and the trash.
See everything with new eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Looking at a sunset, just for a second
you forget your separateness:
you are the sunset.
That is the moment when you feel the beauty of it.
But the moment you say that it is a beautiful sunset,
you are no longer feeling it;
you have come back to your separate,
enclosed entity of the ego.
Now the mind is speaking.
- Osho

We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
- Harrison Ford

Shrinking away from death
is something unhealthy and abnormal -
which robs the second half of life of its purpose.
- Carl Jung

To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition,
in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

I say, If everybody in this house lives where it's God first,
friends and family second and you third,
we won't ever have an argument.
- Jeff Foxworthy

Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
- Albert Camus

I have three precious things which I hold fast and prize.
The first is gentleness;
the second is frugality;
the third is humility, which keeps me from putting myself before others.
Be gentle and you can be bold;
be frugal and you can be generous;
avoid putting yourself before others
and you can become a leader among men.
- Lao Tzu

When you are young and healthy, it never occurs to
you that in a single second your whole life could change.
- Annette Funicello

I have always thought of Walt Disney as my second father.
- Annette Funicello

When you are fitted in a racing car and you race to win,
second or third place is not enough.
- Ayrton Senna

Most of us can remember a time when a birthday -
especially if it was one's own -
brightened the world as if a second sun has risen.
- Robert Lynd

I have learned that only two things are necessary to keep one's wife happy.
First, let her think she's having her own way.
And second, let her have it.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I am not saying that during the Second World War Germany did not,
under the leadership of the National Socialist government,
commit crimes.
- Ernst Zundel

I think we should worry about Social Security first
and then tax cuts second.
- Bobby Scott

If you're going to dedicate every second to winning the decathlon,
what are you doing wasting your time in bed?
- Bruce Jenner

The split second she ceases to care is the only time
a woman ceases to be attractive.
- Loretta Young

I was always the second heavy.
- Broderick Crawford

Second place is just the first place loser.
- Dale Earnhardt

The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents
and the second half by our children.
- Clarence Darrow

He loves his bonds who, when the first are broke,
Submits his neck into a second yoke.
- Robert Herrick

I have a second bedroom I don't use.
I'm going to start the Second Bedroom Film Festival.
You're all invited.
- Vincent Schiavelli

There are only two cases in which war is just:
first,
in order to resist the aggression of an enemy,
and second, in order to help an ally who has been attacked.
- Charles de Secondat

I don't want to just go to the playoffs,
I don't want to go to the playoffs and win the first round,
second round, and not win the whole thing because it's bittersweet.
- Allen Iverson

It was always me and the other guy.
I came in second for a long time.
- Joel Gretsch

The hard thing is to stick to things when you have
outlived the first interest,
and not yet got the second which comes with a sort of mastery.
- Janet Erskine Stuart

My goals are for the U.S.
team to get to the second round of the World Cup and
to win a championship here in the U.S.
with my club team the Columbus Crew.
- Brian McBride

We developed already, before the first servicing mission,
this has been further developed on the second servicing
mission and we refined it this time,
all the terminology.
- Claude Nicollier

I played violin and got into that Suzuki program in the second grade.
- Adam Jones

The missiles come first, and the justifications come second.
- E. P. Thompson

The second office in the government is honorable and easy;
the first is but a splendid misery.
- Thomas Jefferson

As soon as people see my face on a movie screen,
they knew two things: first, I'm not going to get the girl,
and second, I'll get a cheap funeral before the picture is over.
- Lee Marvin

Your second-hand bookseller is second to none in the
worth of the treasures he dispenses.
- Leigh Hunt

There is no room in the world, as you say,
for second rate work.
- Gerald Finzi

To have another language is to possess a second soul.
- Charlemagne

I look at this as a second life.
Every game feels like an event.
Every pitch matters.
I need that.
It elevates your aggressiveness.
- Al Leiter

I'm tired of being treated like a second-class citizen.
- Rosa Parks

I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.
- Epicurus

I think my prose reads as if English were my second language.
By the time I get to the end of a paragraph,
I'm dodging bullets and gasping for breath.
- Lynn Abbey

Nothing could be more insulting to me than the concept of civil rights.
It means perpetual second-class citizenship for me and my kind.
- James H. Meredith

I had a Christian upbringing - it was all about sin and guilt.
I was very happy just kissing people.
I was like the make-out queen - not even second base.
- Mira Sorvino

Have friends.
'Tis a second existence.
- Baltasar Gracian

Second of all, I don't think Wall Street is doing what
it's supposed to be doing,
even after the shameful performance of the last two years.
They're are not allocating capital.
- Howard Dean

At this point I was strongly advised that I was too
young socially to go to college so I took a second senior year at Andover,
another boarding school.
- William Standish Knowles

I think my biggest break though came probably on Patriot
Games because it was the biggest,
longest second unit up to that point.
It was like five months of shooting and a huge crew.
- David R. Ellis

There's no second chance on stage, and I was trained
to make the most of my first chance.
- Kate Smith

Photography is truth.
The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second.
- Jean-Luc Godard

It's something I've always loved doing.
I'm not one of the artists who comes in and just does my bit.
I'm there every second of every day.
That's my hands-on situation.
- Keith Urban

We will pursue every factor, every element,
every second of the timeline, of the final hours of Maurice's life.
We will pursue that relentlessly.
That will be our quest from now on.
- Robin Gibb

In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money,
virtue before beauty, the mind before the body;
then thou hast a wife,
a friend, a companion, a second self.
- William Penn

First rule of Economics 101: our desires are insatiable.
Second rule: we can stomach only three Big Macs at a time.
- Douglas Horton

I've been living with the minor second all my life
and I finally found a way to handle it.
- Morton Feldman

I really do see it as the start of the second half of my career.
- Al Jarreau


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