Quotation Explorer - 'Early'

In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry of idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.
That old saw about the early bird just proves that the worm should have stayed in bed. - Robert Heinlein
A person who has proper guidance from his or her early childhood can himself or herself expanding his or her horizons living in a well established environment with great level of knowledge and being financially stable. - Saaif Alam
Those who take responsibility for their actions are the real winners in life. Winners meet life challenges and head on, knowing there are no gurantees, and give it all they've got, and never think it's too late, or too early to begin. - Anonymous
Do not desire a long life or an early death - Radhe Maa
My early and invincible love of reading--I would not exchange for the treasures of India. - Edward Gibbon
GNOSTICS, n. A sect of philosophers who tried to engineer a fusion between the early Christians and the Platonists. The former would not go into the caucus and the combination failed, greatly to the chagrin of the fusion managers. - Ambrose Bierce
History is a vast early warning system. - Norman Cousins
I think that at a certain age, say fifteen or sixteen, poetry is like masturbation. But later in life good poets burn their early poetry, and bad poets publish it. Thankfully I gave up rather quickly. - Umberto Eco
There are two things we must get rid of early in life: a feeling of personal superiority and an exaggerated reverence for the sexual act. - Ayn Rand
When a woman didn't enjoy it, she leaves early in the morning. Those who had a nice time will wait until the sun comes out, requests breakfast and taxi money. In the morning that lady requested breakfast and taxi money. You don't ask for taxi money from somebody who raped you. - Julius Malema
I sometimes wake in the early morning & listen to the soft breathing of my child & I think to myself, this is one thing I will never regret & I carry that quiet with me all day long. - Brian Andreas
If you're early, you're on time. If you're on time, you're late. - Lik Hock Yap Ivan
The art and craft of early childhood teaching is in making decisions about fun, play and work. And it is this crafting that distinguishes the professional from the baby-sitter, parent or child minder. - Susan Grieshaber and Felicity McArdle
When the time is ripe for certain things, these things appear in different places in the manner of violets coming to light in early spring. - Farkas Bolyai
Children must early learn the the beauty of generosity. They are taught to give what they prize most, that they may taste the happiness of giving. - Charles Alexander Eastman
God has a plan for you (Jer. 29:11) and you will make it through this time of testing. Keep on believing and moving forward and you will see Him working out the details. God is never early or late but His timing is always perfect. You will see, I promise. - Tamara L. Chilver
Young girls frequently report that their early sexual experiences were coerced. In a study in South Africa, 30 percent of girls report that their first sexual intercourse was forced. In rural Malawi, 55 percent of adolescent girls surveyed report that they were often forced to have sex. - Njovana Watts
The early bird gets the first worm, but the wisest bird gets the fastest one. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Etymology, n.: Some early etymological scholars come up with derivations that were hard for the public to believe. The term "etymology" was formed from the Latin "etus" ("eaten"), the root "mal" ("bad"), and "logy" ("study of"). It meant "the study of things that are hard to swallow."
Always get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted a whole day. - Mickey Rooney
Great people and great athletes realize early in their lives their destiny, and accept it. Even if they do not consciously realize the how, the where, the what. - Percy Cerutty
Early in my career...I had to choose between an honest arrogance and a hypercritical humility... I deliberately choose an honest arrogance, and I've never been sorry. - Frank Lloyd Wright
Most of the laugh tracks on television were recorded in the early 1950’s. These days, most of the people you hear laughing are dead. - Chuck Palahniuk
DIVINATION, n. The art of nosing out the occult. Divination is of as many kinds as there are fruit-bearing varieties of the flowering dunce and the early fool. - Ambrose Bierce
The mathematician lives long and lives young; the wings of his soul do not early drop off, nor do its pores become clogged with the earthy particles blown from the dusty highways of vulgar life.
Crooks are early adopters. - Craig Newmark
The way the early Protestants taught on the other hand is that everybody is a full time minister in their various places of work. They went to the extent of saying, your job, profession, occupation is your calling - Sunday Adelaja
Early is a priceless timepiece owned by the successful. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
I liked making people laugh, and I decided I was an atheist early on. My Dad was all right with that. We argued about it all the time, but it was good-natured. He was the most open-minded human being I've ever known. - Dave Barry
If our early lessons of acceptance were as successful as our early lessons of anger, how much happier we would all be. - Peter McWilliams
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Sylvie wishes the anti-depressants had been around when she was in her early twenties, not only to rescue her from the dark tunnels that came when her brother first got sick, but also to keep her from fucking all those assholes. - Francesca Lia Block
We call ourselves Protestants, but we have totally departed from the teachings of the early Protestants. Martin Luther, John Wesley and John Calvin would turn in their graves, if they hear the kind of teachings we are now feeding the people of God with. - Sunday Adelaja
I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men. - Leonardo da Vinci
After that I went home and Sally put what was left of me to bed; next day, being a Christian family, we saluted the happy morn with the Hell and Hades of a row because I wouldn't get up and go to early service, my sister being quite determined that even if I didn't get up. I shouldn't sleep. - Dion Fortune
For those who have learned what suffering is early on, you have prepared ahead of the pack so that you can take care of the pack. - Donna Lynn Hope
I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early. - Charles Lamb
If you cannot find yourself on the page very early in life, you will go looking for yourself in all the wrong places. - Richard Peck
I never drew a picture of anything that was before me but always from fancy, a sure sign of the absence of artistic eyesight; and I illustrated my lack of real feeling for art by a very early speech: 'Mama,' said I, 'I have drawed a man. Shall I draw his soul now? - Robert Louis Stevenson
If you are lucky, there is a moment in your life when you have some say as to what your currency is going to be. I decided early on it was not going to be my looks. - Amy Poehler
Early on I quickly realized I'd never be the fastest or the strongest, but not once have I entertained the notion I couldn't be one of the toughest. - Kyle W. McAdams
War makes early risers of us all. - Julian Fellowes
We are the middle children of history. Born too late to explore earth, born too early to explore space. - Anonymous
A heart? Peppone knows where one is to be met with. There is always someone in the black market in need of dying early. - Michelle Franklin
Reading is a source of liberation. Children who are taught to read early on, are commonly taught to communicate in other significant verbal and nonverbal ways. - Asa Don Brown
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. - Maya Angelou
Nature's first green is gold,Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leaf's a flower;But only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to leaf.So Eden sank to grief,So dawn goes down to day.Nothing gold can stay. - Robert Frost
I’ve always had a vivid imagination in terms of storytelling, but thankfully I learned early on that imagination can be stifled or enhanced by one’s writing ability—what I call word work. My goal from then on was to make sure my writing skills were up to speed with my imagination. - Marvin Brown
Better to get up late and be wide awake than to get up early and be asleep all day. - Anonymous
ELYSIUM, n. An imaginary delightful country which the ancients foolishly believed to be inhabited by the spirits of the good. This ridiculous and mischievous fable was swept off the face of the earth by the early Christians -- may their souls be happy in Heaven! - Ambrose Bierce
Progress isn't made by early risers. It's made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something. - Robert Heinlein
One thing that struck me early is that you don’t put into a photograph what’s going to come out. Or, vice versa, what comes out is not what you put in. - Diane Arbus
The verbal patterns and the patterns of behavior we present to children in these lighthearted confections are likely to influence them for the rest of their lives. These aesthetic impressions, just like the moral teachings of early childhood, remain indelible. - Esphyr Slobodkina
If something cames out from your mind it doesn't matter is it in the morning so early or it's too late for example it's nigh or you are outside with friends spend few minutes and write this down you could make something incrediable. - Deyth Banger
One's character is set at an early age, son. The choices you make now will affect you for the rest of your life." He was quiet for a minute then dropped the curtain and said, "I hate to see you swim out so far you can't swim back. - Wendelin Van Draanen
I realised early on that being an author is a hugely misunderstood job. - Sara Sheridan
Love is easy early on...it's when feelings ebb and flow and the busyness of life creeps in that real love shines through in small conscious choices. - Steve Knox
Get there early because hope does not park your mother-fucking car. - Jon Stewart
Good luck beats early rising. - Irish Proverb
Very early, I knew that the only object in life was to grow. - Margaret Fuller
Arabic science throughout its golden age was inextricably linked to religion; indeed, it was driven by the need of early scholars to interpret the Qur'an. - Jim Al-Khalili
Work as if you live in the early days of a better nation. - Alasdair Gray
Whenever I'm running an hour late for for work, it always makes me feel better when I can leave an hour early at the end of the day to make up for it. - Mark W. Boyer
Sometimes I feel that the wars in my country ended so early, we are still thirsty of bloodshed, murder and killing. We lost too many but not enough, the transformation from barbarian society to a human didn’t complete yet. - M.F. Moonzajer
Early morning hath gold in its mouth. - Benjamin Franklin
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry or idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe. - Lydia Sigourney
In fact, for a period stretching over seven hundred years, the international language of science was Arabic. For this was the language of the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, and thus the official language of the vast Islamic Empire that, by the early eighth century CE, stretched from India to Spain. - Jim Al-Khalili
Early in the morning, at break of day, in all the freshness and dawn of one’s strength, to read a book I call that viciousness! - Friedrich Nietzsche
We often take for granted those familiar faces and places, the repetitive nature of something once new, excitement wanes. To capture that early moment and hold onto it for all our days, true bliss. Looking at the old in in a different way, making it new once again. - Jonathan P. Lamas
Love is ill-mannered; it can knock on your heart early, stay late, and leave without saying goodbye. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A book may be compared to your neighbor; if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
If you get a reputation as an early riser, you can sleep till noon. - Irish Proverb
Sometimes life itself rewards our early investments. - Dixie Waters
Early morning: set off at dawn. Travel round in front of the sun, steal a day's march on him. Keep it up for ever never grow a day older technically. - James Joyce
I believe there are few whose view of life has not been affected by the stern or kindly influences of their early childhood, which threw them in upon themselves in timidity and reserve, or drew them out in genial confidence and sympathy with their fellow creatures.
I don’t go back and look at my early work, because the last time I did, many years ago, it left me cringing. If one publishes, then one is creating a public record of Learning to Write. - Lorrie Moore
My only love sprung from my only hate!Too early seen unknown, and known too late!Prodigious birth of love it is to me,That I must love a loathed enemy. - William Shakespeare
It's early on a beautiful winter morning. The house is quiet. The sun is shining. I'm thankful. I'm happy. My cup runneth over. Now there's coffee everywhere. - Mindy Levy
Happiness. It comes onunexpectedly. And goes beyond, really,any early morning talk about it. - Raymond Carver
Play is an essential function of the passage from immaturity to emotional maturity. Any individual without the opportunities for adequate play in early life will go on seeking them in the stuff of adult life.
Early to rise and early to bed Makes a male healthy, wealthy and dead - James Thurber
If you carry offense in your heart, it is too early for you to start your team - Sunday Adelaja
It is never too early and never too late to try your best. What you like or what you love will be a great success. - Debasish Mridha
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose honest arrogance and have seen no occasion to change. - Frank Lloyd Wright
Cultivate the habit of early rising. It is unwise to keep the head long on a level with the feet. - Henry David Thoreau
If you're spending your entire early 20s chasing the next party,what are you running away from? - Demi Lovato
This is the cusp of an age at least as exciting and as brimful of potential as the early days of the printing press. - Sara Sheridan
Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and dead. - James Thurber
I’d learned early on that the best way to accomplish anything was to grit your teeth and fight your way through it with the best grace you could muster… - Kristina Douglas
I do not think one can assess a writer’s motives without knowing something of his early development. His subject matter will be determined by the age he lives in ... but before he ever begins to write he will have acquired an emotional attitude from which he will never completely escape. - George Orwell
Early impressions are hard to eradicate from the mind. When once wool has been dyed purple, who can restore it to its previous whiteness? - Jerome
Early violence and early abandonment damages people and family systems, and can persist for decades if not healed. - Christine Mason
You wake me up early in the morning to tell me I am right? Please wait until I am wrong.
Looks like Kelsey wins the award for early riser. And doesn’t she look purtier than a pat of butter meltin’ all over a stack of griddle cakes? - Colleen Houck
Early to bed, early to rise, work like hell, and advertise - Ted Turner
I was captured by music at a really early age. I was really captured by it. Everything about it. It was my mother… It was my father… It was my play thing. It was my toy. It was the best thing in my life. - Jeff Buckley
Cultures aren’t so much planned as they evolve from that early set of people. - Jeff Bezos
Early civilizations complained about still earlier ones, much as we do about both
I came to the Greeks early, and I found answers in them. Greece's great men let all their acts turn on the immortality of the soul. We don't really act as if we believed in the soul's immortality and that's why we are where we are today. - Edith Hamilton
A person has to ignore the larger social, economic, political, and religious climate of early North American colonialism to advance the Christian nation myth. - David D. Flowers
I used the word 'prose' in the Trans-Siberian in the early Latin sense of prosa dictu. Poem seemed to me too pretentious, too narrow. Prose is more open, popular. - Blaise Cendrars
Failing is never too early, success is never too late. - Paul Bamikole
Incidentally, although the Cistercians did much to improve the quality of sheep, the animal remained much smaller than its modern descendants; as late as the early eighteenth century a sheep wasn't much bulkier than a Labrador Dog. - Clarissa Dickson Wright
Get married early in the morning. That way, if it doesn't work out, you haven't wasted a whole day. - Mickey Rooney
The early months of marriage often are times of critical tumult, - whether that of a shrimp pool or of deeper water, - which afterwards subside into cheerful peace. - George Elliott
He had an answer to almost everything and he retired at an early age. - Dejan Stojanovic
Early to bed and early to risemakes a year healthy wealthy and wise. to get better future wish U Happy New Year !!! - Baset
Start your day by awakening early to welcome the morning sun with a smile, love, and gratitude. - Debasish Mridha
Some people complain there are too many people on earth, Some people complain about secret societies, Some people accuse others of not being able to wake up early. Almost all people complain about something. - Dejan Stojanovic
When we suffer anguish we return to early childhood because that is the period in which we first learnt to suffer the experience of total loss. It was more than that. It was the period in which we suffered more total losses than in all the rest of our life put together. - John Berger
The world looks very different to me now at twenty. I have outgrown my early opinions and ideals with my short dresses, just as Mrs. Walton said we would. Now the critics can say 'Thou waitest till thy woman's fingers wrought the best that lay within thy woman's heart. - Annie Fellows Johnston
Since the early beginning of history, India has been the Klondyke of the world - Virchand Gandhi
When the early Church recited the Apostles Creed, it was simultaneously their greatest act of rebellion, and their greatest act of submission. - Matt Chandler
When you're tired, sleep. Don't watch stupid tv or play games on your phone. Sleep, and then get up early, and do the stuff you hope you'll be known for after you die. - Maggie Stiefvater
Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day. - Stephen Jay Gould
A turkey never voted for an early Christmas. - Irish Proverb
Getting an early education and then continuing it throughout life is a brilliant way to achieve success and live a purposeful life. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
I was made to feel I could do things. If you get this feeling early and can hold it until you're 15, you tend to never lose it. - John Updike
The idea [passing the 17th amendment] benefited from a unique political and cultural atmosphere that consumed a nation during the late 19th and early 20th centuries-a progressive populism promoting simultaneously radical egalitarianism and centralized authoritarianism. - Mark Levin
A psychiatrist once told me early in treatment, Stop trying to make me like you, and what a sobering and welcome smack in the face that statement was. Yet somehow, every day of my life is still a campaign for popularity, or better yet, a crowded funeral. - John Waters
Vote early and vote often. - Al Capone
I think we consider too much the good luck of the early bird, and not enough the bad luck of the early worm. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
The mind is slow to unlearn what it learnt early. - Seneca
Early to bed and early to work might get you a success, but late to bed and early to work will get you a glory. - Amit Kalantri
One of George H. W. Bush's early teachers at Andover wrote, "At the moment he is intellectually immature for his powers of reasoning are not entirely developed. - H.W. Brands
I’m now requesting you refrain from calling me this early in the morning, before I’ve had a chance to steel my defenses against hearing you utter the word ‘lizard.’-- spoken by Dr. Jeri Asheer... to Chris Dixon. - Richard Finney
Even from a very early age, I knew I didn't want to miss out on anything life had to offer just because it might be considered dangerous. - Nicole Kidman
I don't think of myself as a poor deprived ghetto girl who made good. I think of myself as somebody who from an early age knew I was responsible for myself, and I had to make good. - Oprah Winfrey
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. - Benjamin Franklin
You know, I went out on a normal amount of dates in my early 20s, and I got absolutely slaughtered for it. And it took a lot of hard work and altering my decision-making. I didn’t date for two and a half years. Should I have had to do that? No. - Taylor Swift
To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable. - Oscar Wilde
Home can be the Pennsylvania TurnpikeIndiana's early morning dewHigh up in the hills of CaliforniaHome is just another word for you - Billy Joel
Early mapmakers kept their backs to the sea - Sarah Hymas
I learned early that sometimes you have to dig through garbage to get anywhere.
...failure promotes success only if you actually take the time to analyze your mistakes.." "Failure has to be separated from fault, and for many people that requires a bit of deprogramming, as we learn early on that they are one and the same." "In this framework, intention is extremely important. - Amanda Lang
If the teachings of the early Christians changed Rome and the entire Roman Empire, we can’t point to any great change that the teachings coming from our pulpits today are producing upon our world in general - Sunday Adelaja
Yes, you may ask my name but only if you can tell me: are your thighs as fine as a fresh, crisp morning in early July? - Robert Clark
Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do. - Jean-Paul Sartre
The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. - Willie Nelson
Generally speaking, I resolve to change my life on average maybe thirty to forty times a week, usually at about two a.m, drunk, ore early the next morning, hungover. - David Nicholls
Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life. - Robert Byrne
Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, but let early education be a sort of amusement; you will then be better able to discover the child's natural bent. - Plato
Agent Smith, a lady is never late, everyone is simply early. I said back, paraphrasing something I saw on a 20/20 special. Well, a lady isn’t exactly what they are expecting. - Rumi Antoinette
Every age is fed on illusions, lest men should renounce life early and the human race come to an end. - Joseph Conrad
If you criticize what you’re doing too early you’ll never write the first line.[Paris Review, interview with Jodi Daynard, The Art of Fiction No. 113, Winter II 1989] - Max Frisch
Never was the victory of patience more complete than in the early church. The anvil broke the hammer by bearing all the blows that the hammer could place upon it. The patience of the saints was stronger than the cruelty of tyrants. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early. - Anthony Trollope
said:"Early to bed and early to riseMake a man healthy wealthy and wise"Lately I have read the advice given to William Randolph Hearst, when a young man, by his father:"Go downtown at noon and rob the other fellows of what they have made during the morning. E. Haldeman-Julius - Ben Franklin
I was born at a very early age. As I grew up, I got older... So far though, this is the oldest I've ever been. - Rebecca Hurley
Change almost never fails because it's too early. It almost always fails because it's too late. - Seth Godin
I have been a believer in the magic of language since, at a very early age, I discovered that some words got me into trouble and others got me out. - Katherine Dunn
Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious. - William Feather
Don't be among those who give up early and regret later. - Raaz Ojha
Motherhood is a constant battle of wanting to go to bed early so you can catch up on sleep and wanting to stay awake so you can enjoy some peace and sanity! - Tanya Masse
I have to tell you, Arty, a screw up this early in the proceedings doesn’t exactly fill me with confidence. I hope you’re as clever as you keep telling everyone you are. I never tell anybody exactly how clever I am. They would be too scared... - Eoin Colfer
Few ever live to old age, and fewer still ever became distinguished, who were not in the habit of early rising.
When the power falls on me, it buzzes in the warm, dark spaces of my skull. It stings like nettles at the tips of my fingers. The power is a fever I have felt since early childhood, a heat in the blood that leaves me flushed and unsteady, dreaming in daylight. - Victoria Lamb
An old liar told me hereTo think ahead and save my money.I should have spent it on ribbons.I should have learned the tune my dead grandfather playedWhen the daft wife heard him resoundingIn the deep pine woods in early November. - Menzies McKillop
Interpersonal tensions can provide opportunities that transform an early childhood curriculum from pre-primary preparedness to sites of political practice. - Pamela Wallberg
To us children he (Mr Ewing) was our very own ‘Mr Chips’ and invariably we would each receive half a crown whenever we encountered him on his afternoon walk. If we were particularly lucky, he would send us to the ‘Big House’ for ice-cream a rare treat in the early 1950s - Bill Scott
As the ocean tugged me at my feet, i realized that Early Auden, that strangest of boys, had saved me from being swept away. - Clare Vanderpool
In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth? - Carl R. Rogers
In the game of life it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relieves you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season. - Bill Vaughan
I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something. - Richard Feynman
By far the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people conclude too early that they understand it. - Eliezer Yudkowsky
Love is easy early on...its when the busyness of life creeps in and felling ebb and flow that real love shines through in small choices. - Steve Knox
Fail early as much you can so that you can succeed early as much you can. - Sivaprakash Sidhu
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