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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 Kafka
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 Jones
There are two major products that come out of Berkeley LSD and UNIX. We don't believe this to be a coincidence.
– Jeremy S. Anderson
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
– Albert Schweitzer
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. Gupta
There are two million interesting people in New York and only seventy-eight in Los Angles.
– Neil Simon, in Playboy, Feb. 1979
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 Fuller
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 Colton
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 Colton
There are two motives for reading a book one, that you enjoy it the other, that you can boast about it.
– Bertrand Russell
There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast about it.
– Bertrand Russell
there are two people living inside of me.. most conveniently, as I can always put the blame on someone else
– Scarlett White
There are two perfect men one dead, and the other unborn.
– Chinese Proverb
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
There are two reasons why a person does something, one that sounds good and the real one.
– Tom Zegan
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 Parsai
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 Birla
There are two rules for success:
1) Never tell everything you know.

– Roger H. Lincoln
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 Jackson
There are two sides to every question.
– Protagoras
There are two sides to every question: my side and the wrong side.
– Oscar Levant
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 Lynd
There are two things I hate . . . No Three. Haters, Haters & Haters!
– Tom Zegan
There are two things I know about life... Only the good die young but the real jerks will live forever.
– Lewis Black, "Black on Broadway" (2004)
There are two things in particular that it [the computer industry] failed to foresee: one was the coming of the Internet(...); the other was the fact that the century would end.
– Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

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