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Anybody can win unless there happens to be a second entry.
Winners and Winning
George Ade

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Public opinion is a second conscience.
Opinions
William R. Alger

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You can't steal second base with your foot on first.
Risk
American Proverb

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Many a man owes his success to his first wife and his second wife to his success.
Success
Jim Backus

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Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
Painters and Painting
Francis Bacon

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The theatre is a gross art, built in sweeps and over-emphasis. Compromise is its second name.
Theater
Enid Bagnold

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The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight.
Love At First Sight
Natalie Clifford Barney

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Men's second childhood begins when a woman gets a hold of him.
Men
Sir James M. Barrie

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Temptations, unlike opportunities, will always give you many second chances.
Temptation
Orlando A. Battista

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Perhaps the world's second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore.
Bores and Boredom
Sir Cecil Beaton

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It is the best of all trades, to make songs, and the second best to sing them.
Song and Singing
Hilaire Belloc

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Between truth and the search for it, I choose the second.
Truth
Bernard Berenson

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Boldness is business is the first, second, and third thing.
Boldness
H. G. Bohn

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Flying is hours and hours of boredom sprinkled with a few seconds of sheer terror.
Airplane and Aviation
Gregory ''Pappy'' Boyington

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The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
Change
Nathaniel Branden

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The role of a comedian is to make the audience laugh, at a minimum of once every fifteen seconds.
Humor
Lenny Bruce

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One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.
Story and Story-Telling
Jean De La Bruyere

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The trouble with born-again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around.
Christians and Christianity
Herb Caen

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I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.
Attitude
Julius Caesar

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Do the duty which lies nearest to you, the second duty will then become clearer.
Duty
Thomas Carlyle

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The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.
Winners and Winning
Andrew Carnegie

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

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A friend is, as it were, a second self.
Friends and Friendship
Marcus T. Cicero

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The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
Parents and Parenting
Clarence Darrow

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At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.
Hypocrisy
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun