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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.
If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
I look for these qualities and characteristics in people. Honesty is number one, respect, and absolutely the third would have to be loyalty.
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.
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.
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.
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech.
To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?
To be with the others, you have to have your hair short and wear ties. So we're trying to make a third world happen, you know what I mean?
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly can pay for the benefit of the other third.
There are two powers in the world; one is the sword and the other is the pen. There is a great competition and rivalry between the two. There is a third power stronger than both, that of the women.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.
When BP was not moving fast enough on claims, we told BP to set aside $20 billion in a fund - managed by an independent third party - to help all those whose lives have been turned upside down by the spill.
He that rebels against reason is a real rebel, but he that in defence of reason rebels against tyranny has a better title to Defender of the Faith, than George the Third.
Third, we will make trade work for America by forging new trade agreements. And when nations cheat in trade, there will be unmistakable consequences.
Watching television is like taking black spray paint to your third eye.
Don't forget Mother's Day. Or as they call it in Beverly Hills, Dad's Third Wife Day.
Alliance - in international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
There are three side effects of acid: enhanced long-term memory, decreased short-term memory, and I forget the third.
Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep.
There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience.
Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off.
Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act.
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
I am not designed to come second or third. I am designed to win.
When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
The first time you say something, it's heard. The second time, it's recognized, and the third time it's learned.
John C. Maxwell
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.
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