second quotes

I'm a writer first and an editor second... or maybe third or even fourth. Successful editing requires a very specific set of skills, and I don't claim to have all of them at my command.Lynn Abbey

You got guys now declaring they're ready to play pro ball in their second or third year of high school. It's crazy! They're missing so much.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Everybody needs to understand that I learned Arabic from the United States Army as a second language. I never spoke it at home.John Abizaid

If I had to think where I could live if not Moscow, London would be my first choice and second would be New York.Roman Abramovich

For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.Douglas Adams

They say that your second trimester is when you get most of your energy and it's the 'easiest' part of the pregnancy.Malin Akerman

I knew Scotty was going to win. At the beginning of the episode, I was like, 'Scotty, are you ready to win?'. I knew he was going to in my heart. I accepted it. I couldn't pick a more perfect person to get second place to. He's my best friend.Lauren Alaina

If we go back to the moon, we're guaranteed second, maybe third place because while we are spending all that money, Russia has its eye on Mars. Landing people on the moon will be terribly consuming of resources we don't have. It sounds great - 'Let's go back. This time we're going to stay.' I don't know why you would want to stay on the moon.Buzz Aldrin

Public opinion is a second conscience.William R. Alger

I like Beryl Bainbridge a great deal, and she is a writer who absolutely demands to be read a second, third, and fourth time. I admire her great courage in leaving so much unsaid and asking the reader to really engage her brain.Monica Ali

If you come on my property, I've got you from the second that you enter on. There's little lasers... my TVs come on in my room and fall just right on you. So, there's no way to sneak up on me. And I've got a loud dog.Gary Allan

When we played softball, I'd steal second base, feel guilty and go back.Woody Allen

The silent film has a lot of meanings. The first part of the film is comic. It represents the burlesque feel of those silent films. But I think that the second part of the film is full of tenderness and emotion.Pedro Almodovar

I love HGTV. I love working on my house and have really been bit by the 'luxury remodeling' bug. 'Million Dollar Rooms,' 'Million Dollar Listing'... any show that can give me design inspiration, I soak it in and try my hand at it. Home Depot is my second home!Laz Alonso

I was born in Montreal in 1939, the second son of poor immigrants.Sidney Altman

My mother used to take my brother and me to get any books we wanted, but they were second hand books published in the '30s and '40s. I liked scary books.Alejandro Amenabar

I am, incidentally, the only writer to have received the Somerset Maugham award twice - the first time for my first novel, the second time for my second first novel.Martin Amis

The first draught serveth for health, the second for pleasure, the third for shame, and the fourth for madness.Anacharsis

In any match, there are few critical moments where there's no second best decision. The rest of the moves are intuitive.Viswanathan Anand

There are two things I enjoy most about my work. First, I get to work with interesting and enthusiastic people who are also fired up about science. Second, every once in a while I have moments in which I suddenly understand the solution to a problem that I've been working on - those are great moments.David J. Anderson