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There are two kinds of writers; the great ones who can give you truths, and the lessor ones, who can only give you themselves.
– Clifton FadimanRate it:
There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings.
– Hodding Carter Jr.Rate it:
There are two levers for moving men interest and fear.
– Napoleon BonaparteRate it:
There are two main human sins from which all the others derive: impatience and indolence. It was because of impatience that they were expelled from Paradise, it is because of indolence that they do not return. Yet perhaps there is only one major sin: impatience. Because of impatience they were expelled, because of impatience they do not return.
– Franz KafkaRate it:
There are two main reasons that caused mainstream economists and financial media to miss the financial crisis of 2008. The first is the NIH (Not Invented Here) bias, which is an organizational phenomenon manifested as an unwillingness to adopt an idea because it originates from unknown outsiders. It is a form of social cognition bias that leads to errors in group judgments such as missing on new opportunities or risks. The second reason is a cognition bias known as the Confirmation Bias which is the tendency to search for, filter in, or interpret information in a way that confirms existing preconceptions. The Confirmation Bias is recognized as an individual cognition bias, but when met with (NIH) bias it appears to develop into a social bias very similar to the Groupthink syndrome.
– Med JonesRate it:
There are two major products that come out of Berkeley LSD and UNIX. We don't believe this to be a coincidence.
– Jeremy S. AndersonRate it:
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
– Albert SchweitzerRate it:
There are two messages from theory of Karma. Our condition in this life is determined by our deeds in previous life. We must do good in this life to improve our conditions in next life.
– B. J. GuptaRate it:
There are two million interesting people in New York and only seventy-eight in Los Angles.
– Neil Simon, in Playboy, Feb. 1979Rate it:
There are two modes of criticism. One which crushes to earth without mercy all the humble buds of Phantasy, all the plants that, though green and fruitful, are also a prey to insects or have suffered by drought. It weeds well the garden, and cannot believe the weed in its native soil may be a pretty, graceful plant. There is another mode which enters into the natural history of every thing that breathes and lives, which believes no impulse to be entirely in vain, which scrutinizes circumstances, motive and object before it condemns, and believes there is a beauty in natural form, if its law and purpose be understood.
– Margaret FullerRate it:
There are two modes of establishing our reputation to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the former, because it will invariably be accompanied by the latter.
– Charles Caleb ColtonRate it:
There are two modes of establishing our reputation: to be praised by honest men, and to be abused by rogues. It is best, however, to secure the former, because it will invariably be accompanied by the latter.
– Charles Caleb ColtonRate it:
There are two motives for reading a book one, that you enjoy it the other, that you can boast about it.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.
– Bertrand RussellRate it:
there are two people living inside of me.. most conveniently, as I can always put the blame on someone else
– Scarlett WhiteRate it:
There are two perfect men one dead, and the other unborn.
– Chinese ProverbRate it:
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 JinnahRate it:
There are two reasons why a person does something, one that sounds good and the real one.
– Tom ZeganRate it:
There are two reasons why some people don’t mind their own business. One is that they have no mind, and the other is that they have no business.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
There are two roadblocks in the way of transforming India into an economic giant and one of them was education. I believe that if education is privatised at primary and secondary level, lot of our problems will be answered to,
– Kumar Mangalam BirlaRate it:
There are two rules for success:
1) Never tell everything you know.

– Roger H. LincolnRate it:
There are two sides of the Velvet Rope. Those who want to be on the other side and those who are on the other side.
– Janet JacksonRate it:
There are two sides to every question.
– ProtagorasRate it:
There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side.
– Oscar LevantRate it:
There are two sorts of curiosity -- the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.
– Robert LyndRate it:

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