Second Quotes

“God gave you a gift of 86,400 se...

“God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say ‘thank you?’” ― William Arthur Ward
📅︎ Mar 16
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He told me to live everyday again, almost exactly the same. The...

He told me to live everyday again, almost exactly the same. The first time with all the tensions and worries that stop us noticing how sweet the world can be. The second time, noticing.- About Time
📅︎ Mar 10
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They say hope begins in the dark. That faith is the bird that sees light when th...

They say hope begins in the dark. That faith is the bird that sees light when the sky is still dim. But with every tomorrow, we carry our past. It echoes beneath our feet. There is no clean slate. Second chances are earned in the choices we make.
📅︎ Mar 11
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“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflectio...

“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
📅︎ Feb 04
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"You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage...

"You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it." Benjamin Mee, We Bought a Zoo
📅︎ Nov 26
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"There is no "right time"....

"There is no "right time". There is only time and with every second you are losing it"
📅︎ Feb 03
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"To marry a second time rep...

"To marry a second time represents the triumph of hope over experience" - Samuel Johnson
📅︎ Feb 08
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“Never throw the first punch, but ...

“Never throw the first punch, but if you throw the second, make sure there isn’t a third” -Brandon Sanderson
📅︎ Jan 12
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“Success does not consist in never mak...

“Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.” — George Bernard Shaw
📅︎ Jan 30
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"For every minute you are an...

"For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
📅︎ Feb 02
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The dumbing down of America is most evident in the slow decay of substantive content in the m...

The dumbing down of America is most evident in the slow decay of substantive content in the media, the 10 second sound bites, lowest common denominator programming, credulous presentations on pseudoscience and superstition, but especially a kind of celebration of ignorance” ― Carl Sagan
📅︎ Oct 17
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Every moment comes to you pregnant with a divine purpose; time being so precious that God ...

Every moment comes to you pregnant with a divine purpose; time being so precious that God deals it out second by second. Once it leaves your hands and your power to do with it as you please, it plunges into eternity, to remain forever whatever you made of it.-- Fulton J. Sheen
📅︎ Jan 11
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"In religion and politics, people's beliefs an...

"In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second hand, and without examination." — Mark Twain
📅︎ Jan 27
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"No amount of money ...

"No amount of money 💰 ever bought a second of time" ~ Howard Stark
📅︎ Jan 01
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"Y'all have two lives. The...

"Y'all have two lives. The second one starts when you realize that you only have one."
📅︎ Jan 27
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"One of the lessons I learned early on: never say never. Never, never, never. Never say never. And...

"One of the lessons I learned early on: never say never. Never, never, never. Never say never. And secondly, never answer the question that is asked of you. Answer the question that you wish had been asked of you. And quite frankly, I follow that rule. It's a very good rule." Robert Strange McNamara
📅︎ Jan 21
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"And the real world is driven by two types of people. Those who want power and those who wa...

"And the real world is driven by two types of people. Those who want power and those who want money. The first want a statue, the second enjoyment. And the currency they use when negotiating with each other to get what they want is called corruption". ( in "Phantom" by Jo Nesbø).
📅︎ Nov 04
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“For every minute you are an...

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
📅︎ Dec 17
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“So live as if you were living already for the sec...

“So live as if you were living already for the second time and as if you had acted the first time as wrongly as you are about to act now!” ~Viktor E. Frankl
📅︎ Dec 29
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"All of us learn to write in t...

"All of us learn to write in the second grade. Most of us go on to greater things." — Bobby Knight
📅︎ Dec 30
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Chinese proverb. “The best ti...

Chinese proverb. “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”
📅︎ Dec 20
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"First one may be mis...

"First one may be mistake but the second one is decision" - My brother
📅︎ Dec 24
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“Moving On Is A Process That Has It’s Own Way,So When You Are Unable To Move ...

“Moving On Is A Process That Has It’s Own Way,So When You Are Unable To Move On, Just Remember That You Are In The Process & Any Second That Process Could Reach It’s Conclusion & You Find Yourself In A Happier Process”-Hassan Patel
📅︎ Nov 29
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"In every calm and reasonable perso...

"In every calm and reasonable person, there is a hidden second person scared witless about death." ~Philip Roth
📅︎ Dec 14
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“What are you waiting for? The best t...

“What are you waiting for? The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today.” -Anonymous
📅︎ Aug 25
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"Isn't every second technically one ste...

"Isn't every second technically one step closer to your death? We can't control time, but we can control what we do with it."
📅︎ Dec 17
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"Well gentlemen, you're about to s...

"Well gentlemen, you're about to see a baked Appel" - George Appel, seconds before execution by electric chair
📅︎ Dec 21
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“Always People Say “He’s A Good Man“ Or They Say “He’s A Bad Man”,Who Are We To Jud...

“Always People Say “He’s A Good Man“ Or They Say “He’s A Bad Man”,Who Are We To Judge,We All Know Who Can Judge,If We Can Understand Not To Judge Anybody Then Maybe People Will Give A Second Thought Before Sometimes Someone Starts Judging You”-Hassan Patel
📅︎ Dec 15
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Don't ever doubt yourselves or wast...

Don't ever doubt yourselves or waste a second of your life. It's to short, and you're to special ~Ariana Grande
📅︎ Dec 28
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“Choices are made in brief seconds and...

“Choices are made in brief seconds and paid for in the time that remains.” ― Paolo Giordano, The Solitude of Prime Numbers
📅︎ Nov 23
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"The First Amendment is first for a rea...

"The First Amendment is first for a reason, the Second Amendment is just in case the first doesn't work out" - Dave Chappelle
📅︎ Nov 03
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"Live as though you’re living a second time and as ...

"Live as though you’re living a second time and as though the first time you lived, you did it wrong, and now you’re trying to do things right.” - Viktor Frankl
📅︎ Jul 07
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"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is...

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." — Arthur Schopenhauer
📅︎ Sep 12
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"The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majori...

"The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking." — A. A. Milne
📅︎ Oct 10
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"To speak impartially, both sayings are very true; That Man to Man is a kind o...

"To speak impartially, both sayings are very true; That Man to Man is a kind of God; and that Man to Man is an arrant Wolfe. The first is true, if we compare Citizens amongst themselves; and the second, if we compare Cities." -Thomas Hobbes
📅︎ Dec 14
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"The best time to plant an oak tree...

"The best time to plant an oak tree was twenty-five years ago. The second best time is today." — James Carville
📅︎ Nov 22
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“We have two lives, and the...

“We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one.” ― Confucius
📅︎ Oct 07
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"Never follow a h...

"Never follow a hippy to a second location" - Jack Donaghy
📅︎ Oct 18
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"For every minute you are an...

"For every minute you are angry, you lost sixty seconds of happiness." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
📅︎ Sep 11
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The very purpose of the Second Amendment is to stop the government from disallowing people th...

The very purpose of the Second Amendment is to stop the government from disallowing people the means to defend themselves against tyranny. Any proposal to abuse executive power and infringe upon gun rights must be repelled with the stiffest legislative force possible. ~ Steve Stockman~
📅︎ Sep 18
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"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is...

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." -Arthur Schopenhauer
📅︎ Aug 27
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“We have two lives, and the...

“We have two lives, and the second begins when we realize we only have one.” ― Confucius
📅︎ Jul 28
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"I was in darkness, but I took three steps and found myself...

"I was in darkness, but I took three steps and found myself in paradise. The first step was a good thought, the second, a good word; and the third, a good deed." --Friedrich Nietzsche
📅︎ Jun 08
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"Without sadness and sorrow, happ...

"Without sadness and sorrow, happiness would have no value. Cherish every second of your life." - Anonymous
📅︎ Sep 29
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“Why is it that one can look at a lion or a planet or an owl or at som...

“Why is it that one can look at a lion or a planet or an owl or at someone's finger as long as one pleases, but looking into the eyes of another person is, if prolonged past a second, a perilous affair?” – Walker Percy
📅︎ Sep 28
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"Autumn is a second s...

"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower" - Albert Camus
📅︎ Sep 23
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“For every minute you are an...

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
📅︎ Sep 24
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No amount of money ev...

No amount of money ever bought a second of time. Tony Stark (Ironman)
📅︎ Oct 30
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Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest h...

Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth; and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead." — Carl von Clausewitz
📅︎ Sep 14
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There’s a rule, I think. You get...

There’s a rule, I think. You get what you want in life, but not your second choice too. — Alison Lurie
📅︎ Oct 08
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"I am rarely happier than when spending an entire day program...

"I am rarely happier than when spending an entire day programming my computer to perform automatically a task that would otherwise take me a good ten seconds to do by hand." - Douglas Adams
📅︎ May 28
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I feel like we all have two battles or two enemies going on. One with the man across from you....

I feel like we all have two battles or two enemies going on. One with the man across from you. The second is with the man inside of you. I think once you control the one inside of you, the one across from you really doesn't matter. I think that is what we are all trying to do. -Tony Romo
📅︎ Sep 19
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"We Americans live in a nation where the medical-care system is second to n...

"We Americans live in a nation where the medical-care system is second to none in the world, unless you count maybe 25 or 30 little scuzzball countries like Scotland that we could vaporize in seconds if we felt like it." — Dave Barry
📅︎ Oct 19
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By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflectio...

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
📅︎ Aug 31
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"The first half of our lives are ru...

"The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children." -- Clarence Darrow
📅︎ Jun 16
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The best time to plant a tree...

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is NOW - Chinese Proverb
📅︎ Sep 10
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The best time to plant a tree ...

The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time is now. -Chinese Proverb
📅︎ Feb 18
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“There are two reasons why we don’...

“There are two reasons why we don’t trust people. First, we don’t know them. Second, we know them.” - unknown
📅︎ Jul 25
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“If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the cons...

“If you spend your time hoping someone will suffer the consequences for what they did to your heart, then you're allowing them to hurt you a second time in your mind.” ―Shannon L. Alder
📅︎ Jul 24
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“Every man has two lives, and...

“Every man has two lives, and the second starts when he realizes he has just one” - Confucius
📅︎ Jun 09
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"We all have two lives, and ...

"We all have two lives, and the second starts when we realize we only have one." Confucius
📅︎ May 22
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"Hurry up! I want to be in hell in time f...

"Hurry up! I want to be in hell in time for dinner!"- Criminal Edward H. Ruloff, seconds before being publicly hanged in New York
📅︎ Jul 27
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“I may not be a first-rate comp...

“I may not be a first-rate composer, but I am a first-class second-rate composer.” — Richard Strauss
📅︎ Jul 16
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"Let'er Rip"- Jim "The Kil...

"Let'er Rip"- Jim "The Killer" Miller seconds before he jumped off the lynching stage
📅︎ Jul 26
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"Honesty may be the best policy, but it's import...

"Honesty may be the best policy, but it's important to remember that apparently, by elimination, dishonesty is the second-best policy." — George Carlin
📅︎ Apr 15
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"The first principle is that nobody should be ashamed of thinking...

"The first principle is that nobody should be ashamed of thinking a thing funny because it is foreign; the second is that he should be ashamed of thinking it wrong because it is funny" -- GK Chesterton
📅︎ Jul 14
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"You have two lives, the sec...

"You have two lives, the second one begins when You realize You have only one" - Confucius
📅︎ Jun 27
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“First, you have to practice for a long period of time; second, yo...

“First, you have to practice for a long period of time; second, your practice must not be interrupted—you must do it regularly; and third, you must do your practice with love and respect.” -Yoga Sutras 1.14
📅︎ May 23
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"A lot of people get so hung up on what they c...

"A lot of people get so hung up on what they can't have that they don't think for a second about whether they really want it“. - Lionel Shriver,
📅︎ Jun 14
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For every minute you are ang...

For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
📅︎ Jul 08
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By the second sentence of a pit...

By the second sentence of a pitch, the entirety of the story should be explained. - Michael Hastings
📅︎ Jul 18
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Hell hath no fur...

Hell hath no fury like the second rate -Charlie Skinner
📅︎ Jun 09
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"First love is a kind of vaccination ...

"First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint a second time." — Honore de Balzac
📅︎ Jun 10
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"You can distinguish a normal man from a gr...

"You can distinguish a normal man from a great man: the first one writes someone else's quotes, the second one is the author." - Myself
📅︎ Apr 30
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"Do you know what leadership means, Lord Snow? It means that the person in charge gets ...

"Do you know what leadership means, Lord Snow? It means that the person in charge gets second guessed by every clever little twat with a mouth. But if he starts second guessing himself, that's the end for him, for the clever little twats, for everyone."-Alliser Thorne
📅︎ May 12
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"At my lemonade stand I used to give the first glas...

"At my lemonade stand I used to give the first glass away free and charge five dollars for the second glass. The refill contained the antidote." — Emo Phillips
📅︎ Jun 05
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“For every day, I miss you For every hour, ...

“For every day, I miss you For every hour, I need you. For every minute, I feel you For every second, I want you. Forever, I love you.”
📅︎ May 31
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"It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a ...

"It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half." -Fyodor Dostoevsky
📅︎ Mar 27
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By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, ...

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is the noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest. - Confucious
📅︎ Mar 02
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“Our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that if you disagree with ...

“Our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that if you disagree with someone’s lifestyle, you must fear or hate them. The second is that to love someone means you agree with everything they believe or do. Both are nonsense.“ -Rick Warren
📅︎ Mar 01
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Always be a first rate version of ...

Always be a first rate version of yourself, instead of a second rate version of somebody else. -- Judy Garland
📅︎ Apr 11
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