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The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized In the first it is ridiculed, in the second it is opposed, in the third it is regarded as self-evident.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Russia will not soon become, if it ever becomes, a second copy of the United States or England - where liberal value have deep historic roots.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Anybody can win unless there happens to be a second entry.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What it comes down to is that anybody can win with the best horse. What makes you good is if you can take the second or third-best horse and win.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first element of greatness is fundamental humbleness (this should not be confused with servility); the second is freedom from self; the third is intrepid courage, which, taken in its widest interpretation, generally goes with truth; and the fourth --the power to love --although I have put it last, is the rarest.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The theatre is a gross art, built in sweeps and over-emphasis. Compromise is its second name.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Temptations, unlike opportunities, will always give you many second chances.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You must see your goals clearly and specifically before you can set out for them. Hold them in your mind until they become second nature.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first day one is a guest, the second a burden, and the third a pest.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man should be just cultured enough to be able to look with suspicion upon culture at first, not second hand.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The trouble with born-again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are two kinds of truth; the truth that lights the way and the truth that warms the heart. The first of these is science, and the second is art. Without art science would be as useless as a pair of high forceps in the hands of a plumber. Without science art would become a crude mess of folklore and emotional quackery.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Someday, after mastering winds, waves, tides and gravity, we shall harness the energy of love; and for the second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To have another language is to possess a second soul.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Aristocracy has three successive ages. First superiority s, then privileges and finally vanities. Having passed from the first, it degenerates in the second and dies in the third.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A stiff apology is a second insult. The injured party does not want to be compensated because he has been wronged; he wants to be healed because he has been hurt.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A friend is, as it were, a second self.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We are now in the third stage of the industrial revolution. The first involved machines which extended human muscle; the second used machines to extend the human nervous system (radio, television, telephones); the third is now utilizing machines which extend the human mind-computers. About half of all service workers (43 percent of the labor force by 2000) will be involved in collecting, analyzing, synthesizing, structuring, storing, or retrieving information... By 1995, 80 percent of all management will be knowledge workers.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Politic is going to be diluted down into a ten second window, where you whack the guy as hard as you can and then get out there.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
First you write down your goal; your second job is to break down your goal into a series of steps, beginning with steps which are absurdly easy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A hundredth of a second here, a hundredth of a second there -- even if you put them end to end, they still only add up to one, two, perhaps three seconds, snatched from eternity.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Let us love nobly, and live, and add again years and years unto years, till we attain to write threescore: this is the second of our reign.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sincerity is the luxury allowed, like diadems and authority, only to the highest rank. Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You must sacrifice, train, do everything possible to put yourself in a position to win. But if you consider second or third a failure, I feel sorry for you.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When widows exclaim loudly against second marriages, I would always lay a wager than the man, If not the wedding day, is absolutely fixed on.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When I reflect, as I frequently do, upon the felicity I have enjoyed, I sometimes say to myself, that were the offer made me, I would engage to run again, from beginning to end, the same career of life. All I would ask, should be the privilege of an author, to correct in a second edition, certain errors of the first.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I should have no objection to go over the same life from its beginning to the end: requesting only the advantage authors have, of correcting in a second edition the faults of the first.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Were it offered to my choice, I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults in the first.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To be sure a stepmother to a girl is a different thing to a second wife to a man!More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The East knew and to the present day knows only that One is Free; the Greek and the Roman world, that some are free; the German World knows that All are free. The first political form therefore which we observe in History, is Despotism, the second Democracy and Aristocracy, the third, Monarchy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Do not waste a minute -- not a second -- in trying to demonstrate to others the merits of your performance. If your work does not vindicate itself, you cannot vindicate it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In that second it dawned on me that I had been living here for eight years with a strange man and had borne him three children.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man; youth never.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Marriage is like wine. It is not be properly judged until the second glass.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Avarice is generally the last passion of those lives of which the first part has been squandered in pleasure, and the second devoted to ambition. He that sinks under the fatigue of getting wealth, lulls his age with the milder business of saving it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When we disclaim praise, it is only showing our desire to be praised a second time.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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 liberal; avoid putting yourself before others and you can become a leader among men.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are no signposts in the sky to show a man has passed that way before. There are no channels marked. The flier breaks each second into new uncharted seas.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is no room for second place. There is only one place in my game and that is first place. I have finished second twice in my time at Green Bay and I never want to finish second again.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind useless.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Use your precious moments to live life fully every single second of every single day.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Set priorities for your goals. A major part of successful living lies in the ability to put first things first. Indeed, the reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second rate.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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