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"Nobody remembers second place." - John Cena

"Some part of getting a second chance is taking responsibility for the mess you made in the first place." - Jack Bauer

"Speaking of New York as a traveller I have two faults to find with it. In the first place there is nothing to see; and in the second place there is no mode of getting about to see anything." - Anthony Trollope

"You're all playin' for second place." - Larry Bird

"Second place is really the first loser." - George Steinbrenner

"Second place is the first loser." - Dennis Anderson

"I give dignity second place to expedience." - Jack Vance

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

"Alesi is in second place, and Hill is in second place." - Murray Walker

"Winning isn't everything, but it beats anything in second place." - William Cullen Bryant

"The Second Amendment has no place in modern society." - Alan Dershowitz

"I don't think about second or third place." - Maurice Greene

"Winning isn't everything, but it beats anything in second place." - William C Bryant

"He who offers God a second place offers Him no place." - John Ruskin

"And this is the third place car about to lap the second place car." - Murray Walker

"Getting to a place of comfort can be uncomfortable." - Marcus Samuelsson

"I am looking forward to getting out of the bubble. I am glad that I'm leaving this place at a relatively young age, at 55. So I have the opportunity for a second maybe even a third act in a way that I think would be tougher if I were, you know, the age of some presidents when they left." - Barack Obama

"Life is full of luck, like getting dealt a good hand, or simply by being in the right place at the right time. Some people get luck handed to them, a second chance, a save. It can happen heroically, or by a simple coincidence , but there are those who don't get luck on a shiny platter, who end up in the wrong place at the wrong time, who don't get saved." - Jessica Sorensen

"Life is full of luck, like getting dealt a good hand, or simply by being in the right place at the right time. Some people get luck handed to them, a second chance, a save. It can happen heroically, or by a simple coincidence , but there are those who don't get luck on a shiny platter, who end up in the wrong place at the wrong time, who don't get saved." - Jessica Sorensen

"Life is full of luck, like getting dealt a good hand, or simply by being in the right place at the right time. Some people get luck handed to them, a second chance, a save. It can happen heroically, or by a simple coincidence , but there are those who do' get luck on a shiny platter, who end up in the wrong place at the wrong time, who do' get saved." - Jessica Sorensen

"You know what's interesting about Washington? It's the kind of place where second-guessing has become second nature." - George W Bush

"After getting the first hundred pounds, it is more easy to get the second." - Benjamin Franklin

"Getting a second thing isn't always easy in this busy, competitive television market." - James Wolk

"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." - Vince Lombardi

"The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time." - William Tyler

"The reason lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place is that the same place isn't there the second time." - Willie Tyler

"I think second place is always the most difficult one. It's not a nice feeling." - Bill Vaughan

"My dad taught us that there's no greater distance than that between first and second place." - Janet Jackson

"Middlesbrough is the second greatest place to live in Britain! Behind Hartlepool." - Jeff Stelling

"Coming in second place just means you were the first person to lose...." - Jeff Hawkins

"Because I came in second place, it makes me want to work harder" - Diana DeGarmo

"I don't like second place; I'm out there trying to win everything." - Tony Gonzalez

"No one remembers who took second place and that will neverbe me." - Enzo Ferrari

"In New York, they like winners. They don't like second place." - Eli Manning

"There is no such thing as second place. Either you're first or you're nothing." - Gabe Paul

"One thing I learnt early on my career is that personal gratification takes second place." - Brian Odriscoll

"I never believed that surrendering the executive power should be a condition of getting the second term. The second term should stand on its own feet." - Jim Gilmore

"But I also realize that winning doesn't always mean getting first place; it means getting the best out of yourself." - Meb Keflezighi

"The biggest break in my career was getting into the Beatles in 1962. The second biggest break since then is getting out of them." - George Harrison

"You spend the first part of your life collecting things ... and the second half getting rid of them." - Isabel Allende

"There's nothing as exciting as a comeback - seeing someone with dreams, watching them fail, and then getting a second chance." - Rachel Griffiths

"A bride at her second marriage does not wear a veil. She wants to see what she is getting." - Helen Rowland

"Staying in touch with contacts is as important as getting them in the first place." - Harvey Mackay

"Glamour is all about transcending this world and getting to an idealized, perfect place." - Virginia Postrel

"Equal means getting the same thing, at the same time and in the same place." - Thurgood Marshall

"There's a time and a place for getting a smart mouth." - J K Rowling

"It's easier to apologize afterwards than getting something allowed in the first place." - Clifford Stoll

"The people who are getting rich can't imagine that the world is not a better place." - Arundhati Roy

"I loved getting to Chagrin Falls, being by the falls; what a cute place it is." - Ed Asner

"I used to think that prayer should have the first place and teaching the second. I now feel that it would be truer to give prayer the first, second and third place, and teaching the fourth." - James O. Fraser

"I do not wish to give (women) a first place, still less a second one- but the complete freedom to take their true place, whatever it may be." - Elizabeth Blackwell

"If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at the second, or even the third, place." - Cicero

"Property as compared with humanity, as compared with the red blood in the American people, must take second place, not first place." - Woodrow Wilson

"It is a maxim, that those, to whom everybody allows the second place, have an undoubted title to the first." - Jonathan Swift

"If a man aspires to the highest place, it is no dishonor to him to halt at the second." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Let us defend the home as a place which is second only to the temple in holiness." - Bonnie L. Oscarson

"For the first time ever, everything is in place for the Battle of Armageddon and the Second Coming of Christ." - Ronald Reagan

"Stan Slaughter is the thoroughbred of the environmental educators I've hired. Second place is not even close." - Mike Patton

"When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank." - Cicero

"In 13 years I've come to the conclusion that I need to play for second or third place." - Sergio Garcia

"Anger does not come easy to me. It is something I have to encourage, like a greyhound in second place." - Joe Dunthorne

"A centre of excellence is, by definition, a place where second class people may perform first class work." - Michael Faraday

"We're [New York] the world's second home, the place where every religion is practiced and every culture is celebrated." - Michael Bloomberg

"The foundation is in place, and now we have to get to work. - about his second term as president" - Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva

"It is a maxim, that those to whom everybody allows the second place have an undoubted title to the first." - Jonathan Swift

"We're the world's second home, the place where every religion is practiced and every culture is celebrated." - Michael Bloomberg

"And for one second, it was like I could feel the timing clicking together, finally pieces falling into place." - Sarah Dessen

"I never could stand losing. Second place didn't interest me. I had a fire in my belly." - Ty Cobb

"When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

"Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things take second place to money." - Sophocles

"Getting along with the gang in one place is not any harder than getting along in another. It depends about 98 percent on your own behavior." - Norman Vincent Peale

"I'm hoping that we're not getting to Second Amendment remedies. I hope the vote will be the cure for the Harry Reid problems." - Sharron Angle

"We're getting along so well; I trust you so much for this one second that I'm going to let you yank on me." - Robert M. Sapolsky

"He was violating the second rule of the two rules for getting on well with people that speak Spanish; give the men tobacco and leave the women alone" - Ernest Hemingway

"Two things scare me. The first is getting hurt. But that's not nearly as scary as the second, which is losing." - Lance Armstrong

"President Obama gave a big speech on climate change. He believes global warming is getting worse because apparently he's sweating a lot more during his second term" - Jay Leno

"When you're a comedic actor and you're used to just getting laughs, it's kind of scary to go serious, even for a second." - Megyn Price

"In my second year in Los Angeles, when I was eighteen, I wasn't getting any bookings, so I stopped going out, stopped partying. It was a matter of getting to the work. I had to focus." - Ashley Greene

"It's more about the stuff you think about when you're getting from place to place on a bicycle than it is about actually riding the bicycle." - David Byrne

"I know I'm getting something out of it (counseling), Pat is getting something, even my daughter is getting something out of it. We don't like coming, but it is really helping, and it gives us some place to go together." - Jack P. Shepherd

"Getting lost in a place like this you can almost guarantee that you aren't going to make it out here." - Joe Teti

"Wherever illiteracy is a problem, it's as fundamental a problem as getting enough to eat or a place to sleep." - Northrop Frye

"Reconnecting to the animal means getting to a more sensitive, more artful and more humorous place in the psyche." - James Hillman

"It's a blue-collar city [Manchester] that's transitioning into a white collar place and people are getting priced out." - Bill Burr

"Getting fired is nature's way to telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place." - Hal Lancaster

"A baseball park is the one place where a man's wife doesn't mind his getting excited over somebody else's curves." - Brendan Francis

"I've had confidence in myself all along. It was just a matter of getting the pieces back in place." - Dale Earnhardt

"We support each other in the Coppola family. We love the idea of everyone getting his place in the sun." - Francis Ford Coppola

"In love, somehow, a man's heart is always either exceeding the speed limit, or getting parked in the wrong place." - Helen Rowland

"Working on the franchise and getting direction from George Lucas - it's something that I never thought would take place." - Samuel Witwer

"The world is getting to be such a dangerous place, a man is lucky to get out of it alive." - W C Fields

"I'm focused on getting to a place where we can prove that journalism can make good money on the web." - Kara Swisher

"I didn't lose. I got second. That's still winning," she said. "How could I be unhappy with second place? There are a million people who would love to be in my position." - Lauren Alaina

"I used to think that prayer should have the first place and teaching the second. I now feel it would be truer to give prayer the first, second and third places and teaching the fourth." - James O. Fraser

"A runners creed: I will win; if I cannot win, I shall be second; if I cannot be second, I shall be third; if I cannot place at all, I shall still do my best." - Ken Doherty

"A racehorse that consistently runs just a second faster than another horse is worth millions of dollars more. Be willing to give that extra effort that separates the winner from the one in second place." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"A racehorse that consistently runs just a second faster than another horse is worth millions of dollars more. Be willing to give that extra effort that separates the winner from the one in second place." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"I didn't lose. I got second. That's still winning,' she said. 'How could I be unhappy with second place? There are a million people who would love to be in my position." - Lauren Alaina

"I didn't lose. I got second. That's still winning. How could I be unhappy with second place? There are a million people who would love to be in my position." - Lauren Alaina

"God will put up with a great many things in the human heart, but there is one thing that He will not put up with in it - a second place. He who offers God a second place, offers Him no place." - John Ruskin

"God will put up with a great many things in the human heart, but there is one thing that He will not put up with in it-a second place. He who offers God a second place, offers Him no place." - John Ruskin

"The transformation has been unbelievable. When I started here, I worked in a place where the Sky Room was on the second floor." - Don Rickles

"When you get second place, you say 'I could have won it here, I could have won it there.' When you win, you never say anything; it's finished." - Greg Lemond

"Surgery is always second best. If you can so something else, it's better. Surgery is limited. It is operating on someone who has no place else to go." - John W. Kirklin

"A true philosopher is like an elephant; he never puts the second foot down until the first one is solidly in place." - Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle

"I think being a woman is like being Irish... Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same." - Iris Murdoch

"Surgery is always second best. If you can so something else, it's better. Surgery is limited. It is operating on someone who has no place else to go." - John W. Kirklin

"It's not necessary to tell all you know. It's not ladylike-in the second place, folks don't like to have somebody around knowin' more than they do." - Harper Lee

"I took his wildness from him and tried to fold it into myself, filling up the empty spaces all those second place finishes left behind." - Sarah Dessen

"I did everything I could do and tried as hard as I could. In light of how I putted, I guess second place will do." - Cristie Kerr

"Israel is the second Silicon Valley, and it is therefore the only other place we have chosen to expand our activities." - Michael Moritz

"Being Number One isn't everything to me, but for those few hours on the court it's way ahead of whatever's in second place." - Billie Jean King

"Earlier tonight the second Republican debate took place here in California. With 10 men and only one woman, everyone thought they were watching 'The Bachelorette.'" - Conan O'Brien

"Happy those early days, when I Shined in my angel-infancy! Before I understood this place Appointed for my second race." - Henry Vaughan

"A true philosopher is like an elephant; he never puts the second foot down until the first one is solidly in place." - Fontenelle

"In the first place, I don't believe you,' answered I;: 'in the second, if you will be such a fool, I can't hinder it." - Anne Bronte

"If a man aspires to the highest place, it is no dishonor to him to halt at the second, or even at the third." - Cicero

"All great religions have rightly regarded kama as the arch-enemy of man, anger or hatred coming only in the second place." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The Second World War took place not so much because no one won the First, but because the Versailles Treaty did not acknowledge this truth." - Paul Johnson

"Poverty has a home in Africalike a quiet second skin.It may be the only place on earth where it is worn with unconscious dignity." - Bessie Head

"There is no prize in sales for second place. It's win or nothing. The masters know this and strive for - they fight for - that winning edge." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"Athens is a great place for me. It is my second home. It's where I won my first world championship medal, it's where I set my world record." - Maurice Greene

"I wrote my first novel and my second novel in Chicago. It was the place where I became a writer. It's my favorite city." - John Green

"The two most important requirements for major success are: first, being in the right place at the right time, and second, doing something about it." - Ray Kroc

"If you want to find the real competition, just look in the mirror. After awhile you'll see your rivals scrambling for second place." - Criss Jami

"Reincarnation is not something that occurs at death; it is something that takes place at every moment. Death and rebirth are occurring every second." - Frederick Lenz

"I think being a woman is like being Irish. Everyone says you're important and nice, but you take second place all the same." - Iris Murdoch

"You said you knew the perfect place to run to. A place that was empty of people, and buildings, and far, far away. A place covered in blood-red earth and sleeping life. A place longing to come alive again. It's a place for disappearing, you'd said, a place for getting lost... and for getting found. I'll take you there, you'd said. And I could say that I agreed." - Lucy Christopher

"Whatever the reason, first place was always Solo, always, always, always, and second place was usually Chewbacca, because if you weren't the one saving the galaxy, you might as well be eight feet tall and covered with hair." - Charles Yu

"A lawyer should never ask a witness on cross-examination a question unless in the first place he knew what the answer would be, or in the second place he didn't care." - David Graham

"My advice would be to follow your dream. Most of my life, I was in second place before I came in first place. I hope that inspired people to never give up." - Jackie Evancho

"People's mood is really determined primarily by their genetic make-up and personality, and in the second place by their immediate context, and only in the third and fourth place by worries and concerns and other things like that." - Daniel Kahneman

"I'll admit, right away, that I am disappointed that we did not have a major trophy to show for our efforts. We were in four and we had a good side, but when you count second place as failure, then standards are becoming fantastically high. We never celebrate second place here." - Bob Paisley

"I am tired of all these golfers who are happy with second place. The only one who will like you if you come in second place is your wife and your dog. And that is only if you have a good wife and a good dog." - Gary Player

"Doing a job badly and then getting someone in to sort it out can be much more expensive than getting someone in to do the job properly in the first place." - Sarah Beeny

"Hollywood was not a place I dreamed of getting to. I never could take seriously the obsession people have about being a celebrity or getting to Hollywood - I was born next door." - Robert Redford

"For myself, losing is not coming second. It's getting out of the water knowing you could have done better. For myself, I have won every race I've been in" - Ian Thorpe

"Any intelligent woman would have made a dignified retreat, but this was New Jersey, where dignity always runs a poor second to the pleasure of getting in someone's face." - Janet Evanovich

"The first rule about a black woman's hair is you do' talk about a black woman's hair. And the second rule is you do' ever touch a black woman's hair without getting written permission first." - Ben Aaronovitch

"The first rule about a black woman's hair is you don't talk about a black woman's hair. And the second rule is you don't ever touch a black woman's hair without getting written permission first." - Ben Aaronovitch

"The first half of Vietnam was fought to win the war, and the second half of Vietnam was soldiers going haywire without a mission, getting further and further towards our friend, Captain Kurtz and our friends at 'Apocalypse Now.'" - Dylan Ratigan

"I think the transition between singing covers on a reality show to being able to do my own thing was really exciting. I'm no longer singing covers every second, and people are actually getting to hear my own original music." - Melanie Martinez

"Second Wave feminism started with consciousness-raising groups, which sounds "big" but it's really just house parties. Women getting together and saying, "You feel this way?! Me too!" Hanging out is consciousness-raising." - Ani Difranco

"If you make a decision in your life, even one as eminently logical and self-improving as Why'd you start washing your hair every day? and you start getting questioned hourly about it, you're going to start second-guessing yourself." - Keith Olbermann

"After you've done the first feature, then you have heck of a difficult time getting your second film off the ground. They look at your first film and they say, "Oh well, we don't want you anymore."" - George Lucas

"If you make a decision in your life, even one as eminently logical and self-improving as "Why'd you start washing your hair every day?" and you start getting questioned hourly about it, you're going to start second-guessing yourself." - Keith Olbermann

"I've seen a lot of real out-of-line attitudes since I have been in the WWF and those people are still there or are getting a second or third chance or something like that." - Jerry Lawler

"I think that some people like to be someone other than themselves when acting, while others are most themselves. I fall into the second camp. For me, acting is a great exercise in getting to the truth about myself." - Kerry Bishe

"For myself, losing is not coming second. It's getting out of the water knowing you could have done better. For myself, I have won every race I've been in." - Ian Thorpe



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