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Top 100 Second Hand Sayings

#1. What the learned world tends to offer is one second-hand scrap of information illustrating ideas derived from another second-hand scrap of information. The second-handedness of the learned world is the secret of its mediocrity. - Author: Alfred North Whitehead
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#2. Wrapping his arms around her waist, he kissed her cheek. She inhaled his masculine scent, he smelled of engine grease, citrus hand cleaner and man. She turned in his arms and laid her cheek over his beating heart, treasuring the haven of his embrace ... - Author: Tamara Hoffa
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#3. His eyes closed for a split second and he sank against Armand's shoulder, feeling Armand's hand on his back. Far away he heard Armand's voice: What do I do with you, my beloved? Especially now, when I myself am so afraid. - Author: Anne Rice
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#4. I'm really interested in fashion but at the same time I find it quite competitive. Second-hand stuff leaves you more open to whatever your own personal style is rather than feeling dictated to by shops. - Author: Sophie Ellis-Bextor
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#5. The minute you think that the past was better, your present is second hand, and yourself becomes vintage - it's okay for clothes not that great for people - Author: Karl Lagerfeld
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#6. The second-hand artist blindly following his sensei or sifu accepts his pattern. As a result, his action is and , more importantly, his thinking become mechanical. His responses become automatic, according to set patterns, making him narrow and limited. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#7. For a second, my hand touched yours, but that second is gone, and cannot be seen, heard or felt ever again. This second is gone, too, the moment in which I spoke by your side. It is dead. Let it die. - Author: Claire North
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#8. It's the way his pinky hooks with mine, just for a second, before he full-on cups my hand. - Author: Krista Ritchie
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#9. I'm going to ask the three executives here to raise their hand if they flew here commercial. Let the record show, no hands went up. Second, I'm going to ask you to raise your hand if you are planning to sell your jet in place now and fly back commercial. Let the record show, no hands went up. - Author: Brad Sherman
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#10. I'd practically groped her under the guise of helping her get out a stain, but still, she looked like she found me about as appealing as second-hand underpants. - Author: L. H. Cosway
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#11. Let us not be too particular. It is better to have old second-hand diamonds than none at all. - Author: Mark Twain
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#12. Look ... at ... me ... he whispered. The green eyes found the black, but after a second, something in the depths of the dark pair seemed to vanish, leaving them fixed, blank, and empty. The hand holding Harry thudded to the floor, and Snape moved no more. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#13. I have stood in a bar in Lambourn and been offered, in the space of five minutes, a poached salmon, a leg of a horse, a free trip to Chantilly, marriage, a large unsolicited loan, ten tips for a ten-horse race, two second-hand cars, a fight, and the copyright to a dying jockey's life story. - Author: Jeffrey Bernard
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#14. We're not dictated by the calendar, nor does the calendar sweep the obstructions from our lives when the second hand reaches midnight in the wee and fleeting hours of December. We can choose to move toward something new at any time. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#15. New elements, she thought, pleased with the challenge. Roarke had been fiddling, adding some elements and upgrades. When she engaged in hand-to-hand with the second thief, she knew he'd fiddled with the programming with her in mind. - Author: J.D. Robb
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#16. Faith is nothing more than a watered-down attempt to accept someone else's insight as your own. Belief is the psychic equivalent of an article of second-hand clothing, worn out and passed down. - Author: Damien Echols
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#17. Relax, Cole, I wasn't proposing. She put her hand on his shoulder for a second, and when she
removed it, the impression of her warmth lingered. Burned.
And for a moment he wondered if marriage wouldn't be such a bad idea. - Author: Maisey Yates
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#18. In this life, we need the second touch of Christ. Indeed, we require a third, fourth, fifth, and continual touch. Though the scales are removed from our eyes, we still need to be led by the hand of Jesus. - Author: R.C. Sproul
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#19. Up until recently, I've always been a vintage store guy. I get a lot of my clothes second hand. I really enjoy being able to look through different styles you can find and how eclectic the vintage store vibe is. - Author: Jack Falahee
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#20. Man is evolving ... but it's difficult to see his progress with a Western perception of time. The Hindus think of time in much larger segments. They watch the hour hand of the clock while we in the West are preoccupied with the second hand. - Author: David Lynch
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#21. Portland in particular is a cheap enough place to live that you can still develop your passion - painting, writing, music. People seem less status-conscious. Even wealthy people buy second-hand clothes and look a little bit homeless. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#22. I bought almost every single thing that I furnished my house with at the Salvation Army in Hawaii. All second hand. Some of them are kind of retro, and some of them you'd never know. - Author: Evangeline Lilly
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#23. One time, my mom told us, 'No TV.' It was 3 P.M., and I was sneaking it in. She put her hand on the back of the TV to see if it was warm, and it was. So she pulled the cord out of the wall, opened the second-floor window, and just threw it out the window. - Author: Akiva Schaffer
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#24. Eve: "We nearly got killed over ice cream."
Shane: "Another thing I don't want on my tombstone."
Claire: "You have others?"
Shane: "*first finger* I thought it wasn't loaded. *second finger* Hand me a match so I can check the gas tank. *third finger* Killed over ice cream. - Author: Rachel Caine
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#25. Unlike Ronan, Adam's Aglionby jumper was second-hand, but he'd taken great care to be certain it was impeccable. He was slim and tall, with dusty hair unevenly cropped above a fine-boned, tanned face. He was a sepia photograph. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#26. 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. - Author: Alejandro Amenabar
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#27. He had known the rarest of things -love, real love - he'd held it in his hand and he'd thrown it away. What was left for him? A lifetime of second-bests - Author: Jennifer Donnelly
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#28. The defeated gladiator fought reasonably well, and at the end, with a sword to his throat, raised his hand to appeal for mercy. Tavius made the downward gesture with his thumb that indicated the sword was to be lowered. So both fighters survived. The second fight - Author: Phyllis T. Smith
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#29. Why do 'slow down' and 'slow up' mean the same thing? Why is the third hand on the watch called the second hand? - Author: George Carlin
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#30. I've always been quite thrifty. I can't bear to spend hundreds of pounds on designer clothes. I shop in second-hand shops in Portobello Road and go to Sue Ryder. - Author: Ashley Jensen
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#31. In this place you never know what pile of shit tomorrow is going to hand you, so having something that makes you feel good for even a second needs to be valued. - Author: Jay Crownover
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#32. Warning: Contains a Norman warrior with a thirst for justice, a Welsh rebel princess with second sight and a steady bow hand, magical prophecies, and a plot of royal proportions. - Author: Sandra Jones
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#33. For me, travelling and drawing the world, experiencing as much as possible first hand, has been very important. Making notes, drawing and writing on the move, became second nature. - Author: Michael Foreman
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#34. I wear a lot of second hand clothes unless I have a concert and then I wear beaded and sequined second hand clothes. No stylist dresses me although I do have a woman that assists me with the buttons. - Author: Chris Isaak
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#35. He prefers his adventures second hand. - Author: Sara Sheridan
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#36. If you're trying to be a successful writer, and you go into a second-hand bookshop, it's the graveyard of people whose books haven't been wanted. - Author: Mark Haddon
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#37. He held the door shut with his hand. "I'll stop fighting the second I graduate. I won't drink a single drop again. I'll give you the happy ever after, Pigeon. If you just believe in me, can do it."
"I don't want you to change."
"Then tell me what to do. Tell me and I'll do it," he pleaded. - Author: Jamie McGuire
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#38. I think I have something that belongs to you'. I held out my open hand, the stone resting in my palm. I expected her to take it. Instead she took the whole hand, and held it. - Author: Catherine Ryan Hyde
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#39. God's got you in the palm of His hand. You won't leave one second before your time. If God wants you to be here, then you're going to be here. - Author: Joel Osteen
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#40. Time would not pass. Somebody was playing with the clocks, and not only with the electric clocks, but the wind-up kind, too. The second hand on my watch would twitch once, and a year would pass, and then it would twitch again. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#41. Some people say Bowie is all surface style and second-hand ideas, but that sounds like a definition of pop to me. - Author: Brian Eno
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#42. I do a lot of vintage shopping. I love going to second-hand stores. - Author: Victoria Justice
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#43. Trying to determine what is going on in the world by reading newspapers is like trying to tell the time by watching the second hand of a clock. - Author: Ben Hecht
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#44. To stand in a great bookshop crammed with books so new that their pages almost stick together, and the gilt on their backs is still fresh, has an excitement no less delightful than the old excitement of the second-hand bookstall. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#45. What I learnt came to me . . . at second and at third hand, in chunks and puzzles, degrees and flashes. - Author: Sybille Bedford
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#46. I was 17 years old when I built the first store ... A very simple, basic store with a basic counter - not very much equipment, all purchased second-hand. And the menu was very simple. - Author: Fred DeLuca
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#47. I think my favourite song on the album [Second Hand Rapture'] is 'Head Is Not My Home', I love the vocal melody and it's such a power hit of a track. Every time it pops on I like listening to it, I'm really drawn to it. - Author: Lizzy Plapinger
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#48. He imagined that the clock's second hand possessed awareness and knew that it was a second hand and that its job was to around and around inside a circle of numbers forever at the same slow unvarying machinelike rate ... - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#49. Anything in literature, including memory, is second-hand. - Author: Herta Muller
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#50. I had a confused early hippie phase, which was like a cafeteria tray of sloppy, semi-Marxist thoughts, absorbed second-hand. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#51. I grew up on second hand bookshops and libraries. - Author: Charles Stross
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#52. Sev, feeling embarrassed by his reaction, examined the bones. The left arm came off in his hand. "Yep, he's dead all right." Scorch sucked his teeth noisily. It was extra-amplified in the scuba trooper helmets. "Sure you don't want a second opinion, Doc?" "Nah, I'm prepared to go out on a limb. - Author: Karen Traviss
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#53. Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, it's at the end of your arm, as you get older, remember you have another hand: The first is to help yourself, the second is to help others. - Author: Sam Levenson
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#54. A perfect treat must include a trip to a second-hand bookshop. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#55. He envied straight couples the easy openness of their relationships. At that moment, he would've given anything to know what it was like to take his lover's hand without a second's consideration for what anyone else might think, or do. - Author: Ally Blue
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#56. his whimper dying in his throat. There had been a flash of white moonlight reflecting off pale skin, and when the second one passed, he clapped his hand over his mouth to stifle his cry of terror at what he saw. The - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#57. If someone around you is multitasking, you pick up distraction like second-hand smoke. - Author: Clay Shirky
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#58. The world comes second hand - fifth hand - to us and the illusion that it is fresh because it is shown as a picture of an actual place or is given as a 'true account' by some reporter who claims to have been 'there' divides man into incalculable parts without any true center. - Author: Josephine Herbst
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#59. your second-hand bicycles in the alleyways - Author: John Altman
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#60. Second hand books have a way of travelling, sure. But what travels forward can come back. - Author: Cath Crowley
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#61. For years, I was quite a militant atheist. I wanted to burn down all the churches or turn them into second-hand record emporiums. - Author: Michel Faber
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#62. Perhaps second-hand cares, like second-hand clothes, come easily off and on. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#63. I laid a hand on his cheek; it was so bright that for a second I thought it was burning me, a pure painless fire. - Author: Tana French
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#64. Some men are very entertaining for a first interview, but after that they are exhausted, and run out; on a second meeting we shall find them flat and monotonous; like hand-organs, we have heard all their tunes. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#65. Raising her hand and shaking the handcuffs, the shaking Pucks arm as well.
"Unfortunately, it is necessary," Puck explained. "You don't want to work with by security staff so from now on I'm going to be your personal bodyguard. Going to be with you every second of the day. - Author: Michael Buckley
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#66. Char bought a pack of clove cigarettes, claiming they tasted good, to which I ask why doesn't she just go suck on a clove so I don't have to inhale her perfumed second hand smoke? - Author: Julie Halpern
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#67. My encounters with racism are sort of second-hand situations where I might be standing around with a group of white friends and someone makes a comment that they wouldn't make at my family reunion. - Author: Wentworth Miller
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#68. A recent conversation: Dubya: Look at the clock, time is racing! Cheney: That's the second hand, George. - Author: Dennis Miller
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#69. There's death all around us. Everywhere we look. 1.8 people kill themselves every second. We just don't pay attention. Until we do. - Author: Cynthia Hand
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#70. Writing seems to rob me of my being: it is a second hand mode of communication, a pallid, mechanical transcript of speech, and so always at one remove from my consciousness. - Author: Terry Eagleton
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#71. An elaborate watch may deserve more for a second-hand look - Author: Priyavrat Thareja
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#72. Mark Twain said "all ideas are second-hand, consciously and unconsciously drawn from a million outside sources. - Author: Sean Patrick
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#73. Demons do tend to cluster around the yellowing pages and cracked spines of second hand books. - Author: Graham Joyce
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#74. The information I have about Iran is second hand. - Author: Marjane Satrapi
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#75. There are spaces between breaths, when one year becomes another or one second another. Between the clock's tick and the second's hand. There are all these spaces, these times. Like when a person dies. There has to be time between being there and not being there. - Author: Anne C. George
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#76. My first performance was in second grade with my friend Rodney Fisher, and we worked up versions of 'Long Tall Texan' and 'I Want to Hold Your Hand.' It gave me a little early confidence that I could actually do this music thing. - Author: Lyle Lovett
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#77. He flicked his fingers out, just a whisper of a touch against the back of her hand. "You are brave, Miss Perry."
"I am what I have had to be, Mr. Frost." Her hand turned beneath his, and for a second they were palm against palm. "As are you. - Author: Theresa Romain
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#78. Second, you should examine the Scriptures for principles that relate to the issue at hand. The Lord will never ask you to do anything that is morally wrong or in contradiction to His Word. If what you are considering violates a concept you find in the Word, you can forget it. - Author: James C. Dobson
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#79. My sister and I are both diagnosed with second-hand smoke syndromes. We have never smoked, but we grew up with second-hand smoke our entire lives. - Author: Loni Anderson
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#80. Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand. - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#81. No one gets up after death-there is no applause-there is only silence and some second-hand clothes, and that's death. - Author: Tom Stoppard
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#82. Unsettled heart. The fetishism of secrecy. These people understood - as I did - the back alleys of the soul, whispers and shadows, money slipping from hand to hand, the password, the code, the second self, all the hidden consolations that lifted - Author: Donna Tartt
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#83. Literature has her quacks no less than medicine, and they are divided into two classes; those who have erudition without genius, and those who have volubility without depth; we shall get second-hand sense from the one, and original nonsense from the other. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#84. Time could barely pull the second hand forward on the clock ... - Author: Ann Patchett
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#85. 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! - Author: Laz Alonso
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#86. What is love but a second-hand emotion? - Author: Tina Turner
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#87. I'm really a library man, or second-hand book man. - Author: John Le Carre
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#88. I am very happy in second-hand bookshops; would a gardener not be happy in a garden? - Author: Hilary Mantel
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#89. Rylan grabbed the seat of her chair and moved it to the side where Kade was sitting. She pulled one hand from his lap and squeezed it between hers. You've got to have a little faith in me. - Author: Courtney Giardina
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#90. True friendship is self-love at second hand; where, as in a flattering mirror we may see our virtues magnified and our errors softened, and where we may fancy our opinion of ourselves confirmed by an impartial and faithful witness. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#91. An old dream with a shiny new veneer. It's fascinating, you know, how an obsolete madness is sometimes adopted and stylized in an attempt to ghoulishly preserve it. These are the days of second-hand fantasies and antiquated hysteria.
("The Chymist") - Author: Thomas Ligotti
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#92. When the imagination takes over, the second hand could be the hour hand to a creator of stories. - Author: S.A. Tawks
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#93. There's nobody on my ball club that doesn't go from first to third on a base hit, or from second to home. Every time you steal a base, you're taking a gamble on getting thrown out, and taking the bat out of the hitter's hand. - Author: Casey Stengel
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#94. For one short second, his hand rested on my shoulder. I wanted to take it and hold on all night, but the dark kept me limp and motionless. Still, I knew Theo was there. I wasn't alone anymore. And that was enough. That was everything. - Author: Emma Scott
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#95. In my book, the media are a necessary evil: they live off the animal inside us, they bait the front pages with second-hand blood for the hyenas to snuffle up, but they come in useful enough that you want to stay on their good side. - Author: Tana French
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#96. Times like this, with the wind moving the grass and curling around her like a huge cool hand, Tess felt the world as a second presence, as another person, as if the wind and the grass had voices of their own and she could hear them talking. - Author: Robert Charles Wilson
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#97. IN THE SECOND GRADE, WHEN YOU ARE A BOY WHO LIKES A GIRL, YOU GIVE HER YOUR BEST POKEMON CARD. OR YOU PULL HER HAIR. NOT HARD ENOUGH TO MAKE HER CRY, THOUGH.
OR YOU CAN ASK TO HER ROLLERSKATE BACKWARDS WITH YOU, AND THEN HOLD HER HAND SO SHE DOESN'T FALL DOWN. - Author: Meg Cabot
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#98. The soul that has learned the blessed secret of seeing God's hand in all that concerns it, cannot be a prey to fear, it looks beyond all second causes, straight into the heart and will of God, and rests content, because He rules. - Author: Susannah Spurgeon
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#99. Te amo, Querida," he whispered suddenly, stroking her hair. "Tu eres mi luz en la oscuridad."
"This is the second time you've said that," Cassandra murmured. "What does it mean?"
"I love you." His voice was as rough as his hand on her cheek was gentle. "You are my light in the darkness. - Author: Brooklyn Ann
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#100. He who is only a traveler learns things at second-hand and by the halves, and is poor authority. We are most interested when science reports what those men already know practically or instinctively, for that alone is a true humanity, or account of human experience. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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