Quotation Explorer - 'First'

The stream is as good as at first; the little rubbish it collects in the turnings is easily moved away. - Jane Austen
Never take the first brick out of the wall unless you know it is meant to fall - Bathsheba Dailey
If you wish to befriend someone, look for a person who loves first God then themselves. If they love God, they will be able to love their neighbor, too. - Petar Dunov
To attack terrorism, firstly attack the ignorance which is the greatest source of terrorism! Attack the ignorance worldwide because ignorance often creates sick minds! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Well, I would - if they realized that we - again if - if we led them back to that stalemate only because that our retaliatory power, our seconds, or strike at them after our first strike, would be so destructive that they couldn't afford it, that would hold them off. - Ronald Reagan
Forgiveness is a transformative act because it asks you to be a more empathetic and compassionate person, thereby making you better than the person you were when you were first hurt. - Kamand Kojouri
The first condition of immortality is death. - Stanislaw J. Lec
Life is a tough proposition and the first hundred years are the hardest. - Wilson Mizner
DELUGE, n. A notable first experiment in baptism which washed away the sins (and sinners) of the world. - Ambrose Bierce
There are two ways of opening the eyes of people. The first is by way of preaching the Word of God and the second is prayer - Sunday Adelaja
Habits are cobwebs at first; cables at last. - Chinese Proverb
[To a first-term congressman who wanted wanted excused from voting with the party to satisfy his biggest contributors:] Son, if you can't take their money, drink their whiskey, screw their women, and then vote against 'em, you don't deserve to be here.
I was the first face you saw when you were born, you were bald as my hair ran black. Now yours the last face I saw before I died, your hair ran black, as I was bald. - Anthony Liccione
Maybe the thing that we’re losing is the very thing that has caused us to lose everything else in the first place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
if you just go on dreaming then it stays a dream and becomes stale and dead. But first to dream and then to do isn't that the way to make a dream come true - Meindert DeJong
Don't take rest after your first victory because if you fail in second, more lips are waiting to say that your first victory was just luck. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Emotional speculation is to deductive reasoning what weeds are to a garden at first sight they appear to belong, but eventually they obscure that which one hopes will come into bud. - Lord Patterson Coats
If you’re going to be a writer, the first essential is just to write. Do not wait for an idea. Start writing something and the ideas will come. You have to turn the faucet on before the water starts to flow. - Louis L’Amour
REVIEW, v.t. To set your wisdom (holding not a doubt of it, Although in truth there's neither bone nor skin to it) At work upon a book, and so read out of it The qualities that you have first read into it. - Ambrose Bierce
Few and far between are the books you'll cherish, returning to them time and again, to revisit old friends, relive old happiness, and recapture the magic of that first read. - Michael A. Stackpole
Life reality tells us that to grow physically, you first need to grow inwardly - Sunday Adelaja
Do definite good; first of all to yourself, then to definite persons. - John Lancaster Spalding
If the Prince of Peace should come to earth, one of the first things he would do would be to put psychiatrists in their place. - Aldous Huxley
The greatest form of abortion is not letting the man put it there in the first place! - Onuoha Adanma
Order and simplification are the first steps towards mastery of a subject - Thomas Mann
No matter how love-sick a woman is, she shouldn't take the first pill that comes along. - Dr. Joyce Brothers
Our mental blocks are more formidable than the physical ones. Bob Marley said it when he asked us to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery. You first think what you become. The physical starts from the mental and the spiritual. - Nana Awere Damoah
We first crush people to the earth, and then claim the right of trampling on them forever, because they are prostrate. - Lydia Maria Francis Child
Medicine directly to the disease doesn't work, rather, the root cause needs to be diagnosed! Similarly the evil deeds of Man can never be fixed unless the evil heart behind it, is fixed at the first place! - Ajay Chandan
It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
An educated person must learn to act justly, beginning, first of all, with his thoughts, then later in his deeds. This is what it means to be educated. - Pramoedya Ananta Toer
At times the world may seem an unfriendly and sinister place, but believe that there is much more good in it than bad. All you have to do is look hard enough. and what might seem to be a series of unfortunate events may in fact be the first steps of a journey. - Lemony Snicket
The first sure symptom of a mind in health Is rest of heart and pleasure felt at home. - Edward Young
The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot. - Salvador Dali
Everything changes as you move through three stages of awareness:first, that beliefs are the result of conditions;second, that beliefs are the cause of conditions;and third, that beliefs are themselves conditions. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
If you want to have order in the commonwealth, you first have to have order in the individual soul. - Russell Kirk
In mindfulness, acceptance always comes first, change comes after. - Shamash Alidina
Take a child & teach him physics his first 7 grades of education, I submit he'd excel to a savant-like level. Imagine adult focus for 7 yrs. - Ace Antonio Hall
Whom the gods would destroy, they first subsidize. - George Roche
Women are at last becoming persons first and wives second, and that is as it should be. - May Sarton
Set out to be the person you know you can be. Thinking about it, and talking about it is the first step. If you can imagine it for yourself then you can do it. Take action! - Ron Baratono
Give me liberty or give me death."[From a speech given at Saint John's Church in Richmond, Virginia on March 23, 1775 to the Virginia House of Burgesses; as first published in print in 1817 in William Wirt's Life and Character of .] - Patrick Henry
RESPECT. GIVE IT FIRST TO GET IT. - Nazim Ambalath
this terror then and drakness of mind must be dispelled not by the rays of the sun and glittering shafts of day, but by the aspect and the law of nature; the warp whose design we shall begin with this first principle, nothing is ever gotten out of nothing by divine power. - Titus Lucretius Carus
To change the action, change thoughts first. - Debasish Mridha
Can a book make such a difference? Can it change you utterly?I know it can.(First essay from The Book That Changed My Life, edited by Roxanne J. Coady & Joy Johannessen) - Dorothy Allison (Author)
In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.
Perserverance: Outlasting the most rash, pessimistic, cowardly naysayers; those first in line to deny us the dreams never tried. Ourselves. - R.S. Guthrie
First of all is the fact that I have some rather good turns of phrase. I don't say that pridefully ... it's just that when a line I forgot about smacks me in the face and says, "Look at me! Aren't I lovely?" I have to notice. - Rachel Heffington
She had lost all our memories for ever, and it was as though by dying she had robbed me of part of myself. I was losing my individuality. It was the first stage of my own death, the memories dropping off like gangrened limbs. - Graham Greene
In order to truly give to others, you have to give to yourself first. - Ali Vincent
I'm going to do something bigger and better,bigger and betterand bolder, but first,I'm going to do somethingsmaller and worse. - JonArno Lawson
Every thing's for sale out here. Anything you want. About the only thing you can't buy is my dignity and self-respect, cause those were the first to go. And I gave them away for free. - excerpt from: freefalling - Darlenne Susan Girard
Trying is the first step to failure - Homer Simpson
To understand and to know someone better, you need is to love them first - Rocky13
Vacant minds must have their uses, yet it seems a pity to waste first-class bodies on them.
In the struggle between the needs of the soul and the wants of the body, satisfy the soul first for it carries also the riches of the body. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does. - George Bernard Shaw
The psychology shows that one can do GOOD things to the others, but not so much to make others look BETTER than oneself. So, a person who is being often liked by many or most people in his/her circle has to best and first understand their true intention behind admiration and adulation. - Anuj Somany
Love yourself first to love everyone else. - Debasish Mridha
All this will not be finished in the first one hundred days. Nor will it be finished in the first one thousand days . . .nor even perhaps in our lifetime on this planet. But let us begin. - John F. Kennedy
If you do believe in God, and your first instinct in all things must be gratitude: for creation, or love, for mercy. - Jonathan V. Last
As you become more clear about who you really are, you'll be better able to decide what is best for you - the first time around. - Oprah Winfrey
if you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn't have fallen for the second. - Johnny Depp
I believe that only poetry counts ... A great novelist is first of all a great poet. - François Mauriac
To middle-class Americans who have paid a great deal for the last 12 years and from whom I ask a contribution tonight, I will say again... you're not going at it alone anymore - you're certainly not going first, and you're not going to pay more for less as you have too often in the past.
To inspire others, you must first inspire yourself. Only true passion can awake passion in others - Daniel Delgado F.
The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense. - Thomas A. Edison
If the Socialism is Authoritarian; if there are Governments armed with economic power as they are now with political power; if, in a word, we are to have Industrial Tyrannies, then the last state of man will be worse than the first. - Oscar Wilde
There are two types of seeds in the mind: those that create anger, fear, frustration, jealousy, hatred and those that create love, compassion, equanimity and joy. Spirituality is germination and sprouting of the second group and transforming the first group. - Amit Ray
My first crush use to think I hate her cuz never find time to chat with her , is only Hi and hellow that all , but not knowing that deep down in my soul and heart she is the first and last I want , but hey is fine now , she end up with some fox who loves her , - Sikhwetha maanda
The first mistake in public business is the going into it. - Benjamin Franklin
In order to accept yourself, you must first have some sense of who you are. - Akiroq Brost
Peace by persuasion has a pleasant sound, but I think we should not be able to work it. We should have to tame the human race first, and history seems to show that that cannot be done. - Mark Twain
How did sex come to be thought of as dirty in the first place? God must have been a Republican. - Will Durst
Knowledge is the first step of enlightenment - Charles T. Faulkner
One discovers that destiny can be diverted, that one does not have to remain in bondage to the first wax imprint made on childhood sensibilities. Once the deforming mirror has been smashed, there is a possibility of wholeness. There is a possibility of joy. - Anaïs Nin
and I wonder if Beethoven held his breaththe first time his fingers touched the keysthe same way a soldier holds his breaththe first time his finger clicks the trigger.We all have different reasons for forgetting to breathe. - Andrea Gibson
Love yourself first to be loving and beloved. - Debasish Mridha
(Media question to Beatles during first U.S. tour 1964)"How do you find America?""Turn left at Greenland. - Ringo Starr
This is new. Old Quinn would not have worn a skirt on her first day of sophomore year. Old Quinn would have worn a pair of jeans (hole in the knee? even better) and a t-shirt advertising the Providence Prep volleyball team, or some other sports team I didn’t play for. - Selena Brooks
Every revolution was thought first in one man's mind. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
No the first day, man crea tee God - Daniel Delgado F.
This reminds Faron of those stupid dogs that people put in their cars, that when the car moves, the dogs frantically nod their heads, like some demented, freshly graduated psychologist, with their first patients. - Gary Edward Gedall
Yet, there is a sense of some deep sort that runs entirely contrary to human nature, that in putting ourselves first, we must by necessity put others first. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he, by peddling second-rate technology, who led them into it in the first place. - Douglas Adams
I'm writing a first draft and reminding myself that I'm simply shoveling sand into a box so that later I can build castles. - Shannon Hale
Non fiction? Non fiction?! Listen, reality is what got me into this mess in the first place. - Justin Alcala
Faith is the very first thing you should pack in a hope chest. - Sarah Ban Breathnach
Every man is thoroughly happy twice in his life: just after he has met his first love, and just after he has left his last one. - H. L. Mencken
First came him, then came I, then he came again and then I was lost forever. - Alok Jagawat
The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector. - Plato
People will accept your ideas much more readily if you tell them Benjamin Franklin said it first. - David H. Comins
Mia: I was sixteen when I first realized my mom was more concerned about my appearance than I was… I’ll be talking to my mom and realize she hasn’t heard a word because she’s studying my face to see if the foundation I’m using is a good match for my skin tone. - Mia Fontaine
Be brave to fight for change no matter how hard it might be, first step you take will bring you closer to your goal - Regillio Hardjopawiro
I have always felt that the moment when first you wake up in the morning is the most wonderful of the twenty-four hours. - Monica Baldwin
Policeman says, "Son you can't stay here"I said, "There's someone I'm waiting for if it's a day, a month, a year"Gotta stand my ground even if it rains or snowsIf she changes her mind this is the first place she will go - The Script
My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint. - Erma Bombeck
First mend yourself, and then mend others. - Jewish Proverb
To see your-self you must first be yourself, to be your-self you must first know yourself, and to know your-self you must first love your-self more than anything in the world."- - Mark Miller
People never forget two things, their first love and the money they wasted watching a bad movie. - Amit Kalantri
It was then that the seven-year-old said, I am ready. What wonderful place will we visit tonight? I can take you wherever your dreams desire, the calico pony replied on their first night together. - Cheryl Price
You're like a dictionary. You know the word is in there, but you need to know how to spell what you want first - Aaron Withers
We can gradually grow into any condition we desire, provided we first make ourselves in habitual mental attitude the person who corresponds to those conditions.
Every time you state what you want or believe, you're the first to hear it. It's a message to both you and others about what you think is possible. Don't put a ceiling on yourself. - Oprah Winfrey
Seek first to understand, and then to be understood. - Stephen Covey
the poor dog, in life the firmest friend, the first to welcome, the foremost to defend. - George Gordon Byron
Some of us die long before our last breath. We perish in the fire of love, reduced to ashes in the consuming blaze. No, we do not die when our hearts cease to beat, but when they start beating the first timefor someone else. - Shakieb Orgunwall
Love begins when two souls meet together. A soul attracted by another soul. They feel like bind by each other. It’s a powerful addiction. It’s truly said, first love is last love. But it does not said anywhere to stop love if you betrayed by your lover. - Kusum Manjeshri
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please - Mark Twain
Pender laughed. "Verify? In this day and age? Who cares about verifying anything? It's all about the speed. Who gets there first defines the truth. You know that as well as any man living. - David Baldacci
Maxim 27: Don't be afraid to be the first to resort to violence.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
It is not possible to be 'incidentally a Christian.' The fact of Christianity must be overwhelmingly first or nothing. This suggests a reason for the dislike of Christians by nominal or non-Christians: their lives contain no overwhelming first but many balances. - Sheldon Vanauken
The very first few days when you actually start having symptoms of falling for someone special, are the days of heavenly bliss and unreasonable madness. - Abhijit Naskar
He had the blue kite in his hands; that was the first thing I saw. And I can't lie now and say my eyes didn't scan it for any rips. - Khaled Hosseini
Chances are that there are white people who brag about being the first to move out of a suburb that has been intruded by blacks. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
when god creat the world,first he must think abour architects - Ashok Sharma
Marriage is not merely sharing the fettucini, but sharing the burden of finding the fettucini restaurant in the first place. - Calvin Trillin
What one generation finds ridiculous, the next accepts; and the third shudders when it looks back on what the first did. - Peter Singer
When I meet a woman whose energy falters at the first barrier,she seems to fade beside my mother. - Andrew Sean Greer
The first step is the best step in a journey towards a destination. - Debasish Mridha
During the first few minutes of your presentation, your job is to assure the audience members that you are not going to waste their time and attention. - Dale Ludwig
First you must face your own reality in the present, here and now! If you fail to do that, if you do not obtain first-hand experience from it, there will be no deep, far-reaching changes in you. - Frank Wanderer
The first step towards amendment is the recognition of error. - Seneca
Be courageous! First win the fear of failure to win the game of life. - Debasish Mridha
asked himself In what country on earth would you rather live He first answered Certainly in my own where are all my friends my relations and the earliest and sweetest affections and recollections of my life. But he continued which would be your second choice His answer France. - Thomas Jefferson
I’ve always said, ‘I have nothing to say, only to add.’ And it’s with each addition that the writing gets done. The first draft of anything is really just a track. - Gore Vidal
Write the ending first and then you'll know before the opening sentence that it's going to be a good book. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first then seek to win.
It is through our extended family that we first learn to compromise and come to an understanding that even if we don't always agree about things we can still love and look out for each other. - Sara Sheridan
The truth is this: People that give you focus, energy and anger do care. If you were nothing then you wouldn't be able to affect them. Behind every over reaction was first the thought that your opinion mattered and your respect was once of value or you wouldn't get the response you got. - Shannon L. Alder
The first lesson to learn is to resign oneself to the little difficulties in life, not to hit out at everything one comes up against. If one were able to manage this one would not need to cultivate great power; even one's presence would be healing. - Hazrat Inayat Khan
You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience. - Stanislaw J. Lec
He shook his head, trying to shake the convoluted thoughts loose. He couldn't worry about it right now. Not about how Thomas felt, or how Quinn did, or even how he, himself did. They were where they were, and there were things to do. First and foremost, there was a baby to deliver. - Breeana Puttroff
If God be near a church, it must pray. And if he be not there, one of the first tokens of his absence will be a slothfulness in prayer. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Always be straight with flexibility and positive; it is medicine for two, first for your in health and second your wounded enemy. - Khalid Tareen
First you're an unknown, then you write one book and you move up to obscurity. - Martin Myers
In evaluating people, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. If you don't have the first, the other two will kill you. - Warren Buffett
The first principle of life is love. The second principle is kindness. The third principle is compassion. The fourth principle is trust. The firth principle is integrity. - Debasish Mridha
Every major outward change must first begin in the mind .So for us to expect development in our nations, we must first bring development to the minds and understandings of our people. The change we quest for outwardly must first be attained inwardly. - Sunday Adelaja
Understand yourself first to understand others. - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
Extensive traveling induces a feeling of encapsulation, and travel, so broadening at first, contracts the mind. - Paul Theroux
A thing is not proved just because no one has ever questioned it. What has never been gone into impartially has never been properly gone into. Hence scepticism is the first step toward truth. It must be applied generally, because it is the touchstone. - Denis Diderot
I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole. - Malcolm X
Every major outward change must first begin in the mind. - Sunday Adelaja
To be a successful father there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years. - Ernest Hemingway
I will tell you something my father once told me. The difference between a brave man and a coward is very simple. It is a problem of love. A coward loves only himself The brave man loves other men first and himself last. (From Meyer's The Son) - Phillipp Meyer
It must have really not liked me, but I can't imagine why, don't say anything Amelia."Amelia shrugged her shoulders, "It liked me the first time."Otto smirked, "Well I have no idea why. - Otto Ray and Amelia Raht
See first, think later, then test. But always see first. Otherwise you will only see what you were expecting. Most scientists forget that. - Douglas Adams
The inner intent one has of ‘may everyone attain salvation’, will bring salvation to himself first. - Dada Bhagwan
The first and most important thing an individual can do is to become an individual again, decontrol himself, train himself as to what is going on and win back as much independent ground for himself as possible - William S. Burroughs
Muslims are the first victims of Islam. [...] To liberate the Muslim from his religion is the best service that one can render him. - Ernest Renan
He is not laughed at who laughs at himself first. - Thomas Fuller
If you truly feel that self esteem and motivation have to happen first before you can make changes in your life, then we’ll probably be sharing walkers at a retirement home as we talk over what might have been. - Shannon L. Alder
Anticipation tingled in my stomach: the kind of tingle that at first you don’t know if it’s a good tingle or a bad tingle just a tingle. - Terry Weible Murphy
was a biological evolutionist, because he was first a uniformitarian geologist. Biology is pre-eminent to-day among the natural sciences, because its younger sister, Geology, gave it the means. Charles Lapworth - Darwin
It's not the end if you're too shy to say 'I love you.' It's only the beginning; because you're first meant to show it anyway. - Criss Jami
I remember reading article about the woman in that Oakland neighborhood who lost all her children to violence. I wondered why'd she keep living there after the first one was killed. Didn't she care about the others?Today, I zoomed out and wondered why I'm still in America. - Darnell Lamont Walker
The language, feminine desires to speak, and her first phrase to express her love to him - *blush* - Saravana Kumar Murugan
Always set small, realistic goals that you know you can achieve first. But don't give up on the bigger ones that may seem too far from your reach. - W.D. Lady
Take the first A out of Abraham and put it at the end. You get Brahama. There’s the ancient connection right there. - Ashwin Sanghi
There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere. - Jane Austen
Seek first the kingdom of heaven WITHIN, whereby lies an abundance of treasures and resources that you need - Lisa Washington
You've learned the lessons well. You first learned to live on less than you earn. Next you learned to seek advice from those who are competent. Lastly, you've learned to make gold work for you. - George S. Clason
Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves. - Dale Carnegie
The first secret of success: Believe in Yourself. Nothing changes in your life until you believe you can do things that are important to you. And if you have a low opinion of yourself, nobody else is likely to raise it. - Steve Goodier
if you gone come in second, you're just the first loser! - Tiger Woods
In late 1949, at two and a half years old, I arrived in Jamaica for the first time. I had crossed the Atlantic by air from England. My Jamaican father was studying in London, my European mother was sick, and so in true Jamaican style I was sent home to my grandparents. - Rachel Manley
Repentance is the first step on the path back to your relationship with God. - Jim George
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome." - - Samuel Johnson
If you want to find out who your real friends are, sink the ship. The first ones to jump aren't your friends. - Marilyn Manson
If a man aspires to a righteous life, his first act of abstinence if from injury to animals. - Leo Tolstoy
When the society missteps, it's the youth who first fall sideways. - Nyona Matende
The world is to be carried forward by truth, which at first offends, which wins its way by degrees, which the many hate and would rejoice to crush. - William Ellery Channing
Love is like going fishing, you never know what size fish will be taken out of the water, but big or small you will be the one deciding to either kill it or keep it close to you under good care and nature it. But firstly you have to take the courage to go fishing. - Marcus L. Lukusa
And a home is under progressCause as he said to her from week oneHe isn’t a king... He is a wolf...First his alpha then their homeHouse... Cause home is where her heart pumpsInside her arms - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
People who develop the habit of thinking of themselves as world citizens are fulfilling the first requirement of sanity in our time. - Norman Cousins
Kid Flash: Sorry. First time at the Hall. I'm a little overwhelmed.Robin: You're overwhelmed. Freeze was underwhelmed. Why isn't anyone just whelmed? - Young Justice
The theory of karma exists not to bring fear to your heart but to ensure you do not lose hope and give up at the first obstacle that hits your path. - Pooja Ruprell
It was like the first time I visited Versailles. There was an eerieness, like I'd been there before. I don't know if I was Louis XIV or Marie Antoinette or a lowly groundskeeper, but I lived there. - Maurice Minnifield
The shortest and surest way of arriving at real knowledge is to unlearn the lessons we have been taught, to mount the first principles, and take nobody's word about them.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. - Tony Robins
The New World Order is established by degrees. The first degree is truth of the one subject, which follows from the existence and the oneness of the universe, and from the ancient belief that God is all-knowing. - Compton Gage
I first learned the concepts of non-violence in my marriage. - Mahatma Gandhi
The first step to healing is to make peace with your scars - Evy Michaels
Nothing won't change, until the choice is placed first. And until when choice is given a chance. - Anthony Liccione
remember 's First Rule of Writers and Agents, learned by bitter personal experience: You don't need one until you're making enough for someone to steal ... and if you're making that much, you'll be able to take your pick of good agents. - Stephen King
Have you ever met someone for the first time but feel like you've known them all your life, a sense of déjàvu and synchronicity wrapped into one little motherf*cking mystery to untangle the way our lives are ruled by logic. I have and my life has never been the same since. - Nikki Rowe
What is the first business of one who practices philosophy? To get rid of self-conceit. For it is impossible for anyone to begin to learn that which he thinks he already knows. - Epictetus
First, rely on the spirit and meaning of the teachings, not on the words;Second, rely on the teachings, not on the personality of the teacher;Third, rely on real wisdom, not superficial interpretation;And fourth, rely on the essence of your pure Wisdom Mind, not on judgmental perceptions. - Gautama Buddha
Perhaps that's why they had been so happy to learn a new tongue in the first place : the self consciousness of it, the effort of it, the grammar of it, pulled you up; a new language provided distance and kept the heart intact. - Kiran Desai
I was brought up in that other service; but I knew from the first that the Devil was my natural master and captain and friend. I saw that he was in the right, and that the world cringed to his conqueror only from fear. - George Bernard Shaw
A wise man first thinks and then speaks and a fool speaks first and then thinks. - Hazrat Ali ibn Abu-Talib
I wish I could read my books over for the first time to see what you guys see. - Shandy L. Kurth
She must have been very anxious about a first boy friend to fall in love with a Colgate boy - Haidji
It was my grandmother who first told me that a woman marries a man in the belief that he'll change but he doesn't -- and a man marries a woman in the belief that she won't change but she does. - James Carlos Blake
The most important thing I have learned over the years is the difference between taking one's work seriously and taking one's self seriously. The first is imperative, and the second disastrous. - Margot Fonteyn
The first thing you lose on a diet is brain mass. - Margaret Cho
I've learnt not to draw my sword first to strike. That in no way portends I have the most feeble of minds or might . . . Probably, I'm waiting for the perfect moment to startle with a fatal strike. - Ufuoma Apoki
The first lesson of my life: nobody can face the world with his eyes open all the time. - Salmon Rushdie
He who searches for evil, must first look at his own reflection. - Confucius
There are only three ways to teach a child. The first is by example, the second is by example, the third is by example. - Albert Schweitzer
If you have a rifle, hanging on the wall in the first act, it should fire in the last act. - Konstantin Stanislavski
A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life. - Oscar Wilde
Which of all my important nothings shall I tell you first? - Jane Austen
First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand. - Cecil Day-Lewis
I’ve always believed writing ads is the second most profitable form of writing. The first is ransom notes… - Phil Dusenberry
Force is as pitiless to the man who possesses it as it is to its victims - the second it crushes, the first it intoxicates. The truth is that nobody really possesses a great kind of power for long. Those who have it on loan from Fate count on it too much and are themselves destroyed. - Paul Hoffman
First we have to understand that we are not the mind! We are identical with neither its bright, nor its dark side! - Frank Wanderer
No matter where you are along life’s path, your next step is your first step. - Toni Sorenson
Trust yourself first then everybody will follow. - Debasish Mridha
The first human being who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization. - Sigmund Freud
People will continue to doubt you until they witness first hand the results of what you have mastered. - Paul Bamikole
Nothing happens unless first a dream. - Carl Sandburg
You must see within your mind first before anyone else can see it with you. - Katrina Rose
If confusion is the first step to knowledge, I must be a genius.
To create the magic, you should first believe in it. - Akshay Vasu
At first the solitudecharmed me like a prelude,but so much music wounded me. - Rainer Maria Rilke
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the last half by our children. - Clarence Darrow
If the international community is not ready to defend the principles which it itself has proclaimed as its foundations, let it say so openly, both to the people of Bosnia and to the people of the world. Let it proclaim a new code of behavior in which force will be the first and the last argument. - Alija Izetbegović
Losing your virginity is a lot like when you find out that Santa doesn’t exist… First you’re slightly disappointed, and then you’re happy because you’re in on the secret - Ben Mitchell
When you go with first principles, a giant light goes off in what you think is a city and turns out to be an insane asylum. - Stefan Molyneux
Man's first expression, like his first dream, was an aesthetic one. Speech was a poetic outcry rather than a demand for communication. Original man, shouting his consonants, did so in yells of awe and anger at his tragic state, at his own self-awareness and at his own helplessness before the void. - Barnett Newman
Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults. - Antisthenes
The first step to going somewhere is to begin. - Debasish Mridha
Accounts are not quite settled between us," said she, with a passion that equaled my own. "I can love, and I can hate. You had your choice. You chose to spurn the first; now you must test the other. - Arthur Conan Doyle
The acquisition of knowledge is always of use to the intellect, because it may thus drive out useless things and retain the good. For nothing can be loved or hated unless it is first known. - Leonardo da Vinci
You must first forgive yourself in order to forgive others. - Debasish Mridha
Revival begins by Christians getting right first and then spills over into the world. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
For writing a first draft requires from the writer a peculiar internal state which ordinary life does not induce. ... how to set yourself spinning? - Annie Dillard
Live according to Nature, runs the maxim of the West; but according to what nature, the nature of the body or the nature which exceeds the body? This first we ought to determine. - Sri Aurobindo
Hollywood is a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for a kiss and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for the fifty cents. - Marilyn Monroe
Death moved in the night, in search for blood, and when it found Life, it passed on by, like a cloud that moves by the face of the moon. When he found those dead without the red, he took the life before them born first, and the mourning emptied itself till the morning. - Anthony Liccione
The first principle of achievement is mental attitude. People begin to achieve when they begin to believe. - Zahid Abas
It may seem difficult at first, but everything is difficult at first.
At the first kiss I felt something melt inside me that hurt in an exquisite way. All my longings, all my dreams and sweet anguish, All the secrets that slept deep within me came awake, Everything was transformed and enchanted, everything made sense. - Hermann Hesse
God is not someone you meet when you die. His smiling face will be the first and the most familiar to greet you on the other side of mortality. You’ll recognize Him and know in your heart of hearts that you’re not entering a new sphere, but returning home to the place you’ve always belonged. - Toni Sorenson
Awful first drafts are fine—Agree with this.If you don’t finish something, you’ll never get in the game. Just quell the voice in your head that says Are you kidding? No one is going to want to read this drivel and keep on going. You’re going to revise and revise and then revise again anyway. - Jamie Freveletti
I am slowly learning to pluck the flowers of my past from the weeds, and place them in the window where I can see them first. ~Call Me Tuesday - Leigh Byrne
Eve and the apple was the first great step in experimental science. - James Bridie
I’m going to break one of the rules of the trade here. I’m going to tell you some of the secrets of improvisation. Just remember—it’s always a good idea to follow the directions exactly the first time you try a recipe. But from then on, you’re on your own. - James Beard
If we want to improve, first we have to recognize our own maladaptive coping skills, called codependency, then change. - David W. Earle
The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue. - Oscar Levant
I don't care who kissed you first, as long as I kissed you last - George (If we kiss) - Rachel Vail
...if you ask me whether or not I'm an atheist, I wouldn't even answer. I would first want an explanation of what it is that I'm supposed not to believe in, and I've never seen an explanation. - Noam Chomsky
Ladies, how do you expect a man to love you, if he hasn't first learnt how to love himself? - Nikki Rowe
Motivate yourself by failure, to achieve bigger things than you thought possible at first. - Micha van Randen
The secret of good cooking is, first, having a love of it… If you’re convinced that cooking is drudgery, you’re never going to be good at it, and you might as well warm up something frozen. - James Beard
It's often about the simple things, isn't it? Painting and photography are first about seeing, they say. Writing is about observing. Technique is secondary. Sometimes the simple is the most difficult. - Linda Olsson
All blood runs red. - Phrase painted on the side of the plane flown by Eugene Bullard in World War I the first black comba
To be independent of public opinion is the first formal condition of achieving anything great. - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
If the word doesn't exist, invent it; but first be sure it doesn't exist. - Charles Baudelaire
Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life. - Anne Roiphe
In the first years of our lives we learn how to shit, talk, walk, sleep, eat and, most importantly, how to royally piss off our parents. - A.G. Phillips
...But first appearances are often deceptive. Not everything monstrous looking is evil, and not everything fair is good...and in every fairytale, there is a grain of truth. - Andrzej Sapkowski
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
The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works. - Augustine of Hippo
Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind. - Henry James
She'll let you put her in her place, But she won't stand for anything worse than first. - J. Raymond
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration. - Confucius
You may be wrong at first; you can still be right at last. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
was the first to envisage the idea of timeless existence and to emphasize it—against reason—as a reality, more [real] than our actual experience… Erwin Schrödinger - Plato
Any ordinary favor we do for someone or any compassionate reaching out may seem to be going nowhere at first, but may be planting a seed we can't see right now. Sometimes we need to just do the best we can and then trust in an unfolding we can't design or ordain. - Sharon Salzberg
Every totalitarian Communist considered themselves as a Socialist first and foremost. - A.E. Samaan
Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to believe. - Laurence J. Peter
Of all the queer sources of romance, ours lay in the discovery that each was an addict of Boswell's Life of Johnson. H.E.G. had a first edition of the Journey to the Hebrides, which I coveted mightily. Why not acquire the book honorably, marry the man, and have it around the house? - Beatrice Fairfax
I am often impressed with those that admit their ignorance, for it is the first step towards breaking out of the prison called freedom. - Lionel Suggs
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
While one should always study the method of a great artist, one should never imitate his manner. The manner of an artist is essentially individual, the method of an artist is absolutely universal. The first is personality, which no one should copy; the second is perfection, which all should aim at. - Oscar Wilde
The love of God is the first love. - Lailah Gifty Akita
All my life, in nameless, indeterminate ways, I'd tried to complete my life with someone else--first my father, then Hugh, even Whit, and I didn't want that anymore. I wanted to belong to myself. - Sue Monk Kidd
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened. - Albert Camus
Sometimes it takes more than shouting it to show your pride. It takes more than a sign, a fabulous outfit, or a month of parades. Pride has to resonate from within; shine out to everyone around you. It has mean something to you and only you first before you announce it to the world. - Solange nicole
To secure victory, first you have to dare to do so. - Stephen Richards
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward. - Unknown
It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so,it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that gaurds the door,and this dragon is religion - Bertrand Russell
First they came for the verbs, and I said nothing because verbing weirds language. Then they arrival for the nouns, and I speech nothing because I no verbs. - Peter Ellis
Designing your product for monetization first, and people second will probably leave you with neither. - Tara Hunt
Falling in love for the first time is like an instant realization of just how old your soul is. - Jennifer Elisabeth
First step is to read and write but the major Education start when we are able to translate and tranform on everything we reads, get contact and spoken of. - Olawale Robyns
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 early bird gets the first worm, but the wisest bird gets the fastest one. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I'm different. I will give you my treasure chest of darkness first. If you can handle that, then I'll bring out my shining moons. If one cannot handle the darkness, then one should not deserve the light. I have no interest in "trapping" anyone into a silken web. I have no silken web. - C. JoyBell C.
A devil on being caught for his evil thought and wrong doings gets the help sought of his buddies asking them to go into public with a mask of a civil to rebuke him first virulently and later on revoke all allegations and aspersions cast on him to give him a clean chit. - Anuj Somany
School is the worst choice, it teach us that we can focus on a lot of stuff at first view it's like preparing to work hard as a villager use to do or somebody else with such type hard work. From other it's selfish and from last it's full of obstacles... - Deyth Banger
Crocodiles are easy. They try to kill and eat you. People are harder. Sometimes they pretend to be your friend first. - Steve Irwin
If you listened hard enough the first time, you might have heard what I meant to say. - Unknown
They will kill a great many of us. We will kill a few of them. They will tire of it first.
One's first book, kiss, home run, is always the best. - Clifton Fadiman
The first duty of love is to listen. - Paul Tillich
She was a phantom of delight When first she gleam'd upon my sight; A lovely apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament. - William Wordsworth
Brains first and then Hard Work.
Change is not change without changing Your Self first by changing the external factors of yourself, for darkness cannot glow in the light - Goitsemang Mvula
Asking is the first level of prayer. - Sunday Adelaja
A prince ... is only the first servant of the state, who is obliged to act with probity and prudence. ... As the sovereign is properly the head of a family of citizens, the father of his people, he ought on all occasions to be the last refuge of the unfortunate. - Frederick II of Prussia
Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives; they go only as far as the grave, leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond the grave. - The Talmud
First you jump off the cliff and build your wings on the way down. - Ray Bradbury
Unlike world I don't judge the people from their first impression. - Singh Rajiv
Achieving accomplishments without first making a sacrifice to gain them does not make you accomplished. That just makes you a lucky bastard. - Adam Copeland
I’ve heard it said that a thousand mile journey to success begins with the first step. Anyone feel like taking a walk with me today? - DeWayne Owens
Meeting, for the first time in person, someone that you’ve ‘known’ for sometime online = Taking the relationship to the ‘previous’ level. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I am convinced that the jealous, the angry, the bitter and the egotistical are the first to race to the top of mountains. A confident person enjoys the journey, the people they meet along the way and sees life not as a competition. - Shannon L. Alder
Believe is the first step of faith. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Complete departure of kashay (anger-pride-deceit-greed) is Moksha (Liberation). At first, there is the departure of kashays and then there will be ‘that’ [Liberation]. - Dada Bhagwan
We spend the first 12 months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next 12 months teaching them to sit down and shut up. - Phyllis Diller
The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art. - Lytton Strachey
Seven Ages: first puking and mewlingThen very pissed-off with your schoolingThen fucks, and then fightsNext judging chaps' rightsThen sitting in slippers: then drooling. - Robert Conquest
As a way of getting in touch with my originsevery night I set the alarm clockfor the time I was born so that waking upbecomes a historical reenactment and the first thing I do - David Berman
If you want a new life, first give praise for having the old one! - Stephen Richards
So many new ideas are at first strange and horrible, though ultimately valuable that a very heavy responsibility rests upon those who would prevent their dissemination. - J. B. S. Haldane
For the first time in a long time I've met a man that makes my heart want to stay. - Nikki Rowe
First you have to survive adolescence; then your education. Finally, yourself. - Marty Rubin
Why do born-again people so often make you wish they'd never been born the first time? - Katharine Whitehorn
... and for the first time he realized the pain inevitable in any human relationship - pain suffered and pain inflicted. How foolish we were to be afraid of loneliness. - Graham Greene
When I ask how old your toddler is, I don't need to hear '27 months.' 'He's two' will do just fine. He's not a cheese. And I didn't really care in the first place. - George Carlin
First opportunity is the golden opportunity. - Amit Kalantri
It doesn't mean I'm not thinking it. I always feel a bit defeated when I have to follow up with "I love you too". It's like the sequel to a film: I Love You and I Love You Too. You know the second one's always going to be a predictable reworking of the first. - James Hannah
I knew you would do me good in some way, at some time--I saw it in your eyes when I first beheld you. - Charlotte Brontë
If at first you don't succeed, why go on and make a fool of yourself?
Your beliefs are decisions; they are choices. First you choose your beliefs. Then your beliefs affect your choices. - Roy T. Bennett
When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
I've always followed my father's advice: he told me, first to always keep my word and, second, to never insult anybody unintentionally. If I insult you, you can be goddamn sure I intend to. And, third, he told me not to go around looking for trouble. - John Wayne
A man always remembers his first love with special tenderness, but after that he begins to bunch them. - H. L. Mencken
Laughter is the first evidence of freedom.
Some revolutions resemble restorations, at least at first glance. - Luigina Sgarro
At first first nothing will happen to usand later on it will happen to us again. - Leonard Cohen
To see and feel one's beloved naked for the first time is one of life's pure, irreducible epiphanies. If there is a true religion in the universe, it must include that truth of contact or be forever hollow. - Dan Simmons
True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise; it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions. - Joseph Addison
We are all born as storytellers. Our inner voice tells the first story we ever hear. - Kamand Kojouri
You are brighter than the sunlight and bolder than a rainbow. You are the reason spring was created in the first place. - Toni Sorenson
Made you the subject of my dreams, I was always the first to hear your screams. Haven't you had enough of all these schemes? Re-run all the scenes...Haven't you noticed we're being a bit too extreme? I know not everything is as it seems, but aren't you tired of floating downstream? - Dalal Gebara
Did you ever notice that the first piece of luggage on the carousel never belongs to anyone? - Erma Bombeck
There can never be peace between nations until there is first known that true peace which... is within the souls of men. - Black Elk
If you want to know your true opinion of someone, watch the effect produced in you by the first sight of a letter from him. - Arthur Schopenhauer
If you feel that you can solve others problems, then please, work little more on your own problems and solve them first. - honeya
If any man wish to write in a clear style, let him be first clear in his thoughts; and if any would write in a noble style, let him first possess a noble soul. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Avoid living in new homes and working in new offices due to the high levels of chemical out-gassing that they exhibit during their first year. - Steven Magee
Don't judge me by first impression, You will surprise onward. - Jenil Kanani
Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest. - Wilson Mizner
Fear is never a good counselor and victory over fear is the first spiritual duty of man. - Nikolai A. Berdyaev
... you can't start with a democracy. You have to work up through stuff like tyranny and monarchy first. That way people are so relived when they get to democracy that they hang on to it. - John Steinbeck
To find love, be loving first. - Debasish Mridha
some of the first words a child learns are brand names, because they don’t have to sound them out. It becomes part of your environmental vocabulary [Whitney Curry Wimbish & , "The Binary Companion," LA Review of Books, January 22, 2015]. - Sarah Gerard
In life, we must first learn to crawl, then stand, then walk, then run, and only then, fly. We cannot crawl into flying. - RVM
The kiss originated when the first male reptile licked the first female reptile, implying in a subtle way that she was as succulent as the small reptile he had for dinner the night before. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Geometry has two great treasures; one is the Theorem of ; the other, the division of a line into extreme and mean ratio. The first we may compare to a measure of gold; the second we may name a precious jewel. Johannes Kepler - Pythagoras
By God a man is afraid more of himself than anything else; every day he is struggling to construct a God first to suit him, only then to others. - Thiruman Archunan
To create a just world for women, we must firstly teach men to be just! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I sometimes think it is because they are so bad at expressing themselves verbally that writers take to pen and paper in the first place - Gore Vidal
The only competition in art is the search for truth. No matter who gets there first, we all win. - Joe leigh-Corrigan
If you don't succeed the first time - you're about average - Frederick L. Coxen
We owe a deep debt of gratitude to Adam, the first great benefactor of the human race: he brought death into the world. - Mark Twain
A person is always startled when he hears himself seriously called an old man for the first time. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
To me, there is no greater act of courage than being the one who kisses first. - Janeane Garofalo
I will not find myself, nor will I obtain any precarious morsel of life in giving all of life to myself. If I am ever to find these things, I must first be willing to give these things away at the very moment that I come into possession of them. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The first person to fire out of your life when you take your power back, is the one you abused the most, and he or she did not stand up for him/herself. - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
Trust in God, but trust yourself first. - Debasish Mridha
A first kiss in the book stacks. Now that was romantic. - D'Aprix Sweeney, Cynthia
To disagree with three-fourths of the British public is one of the first requisites of sanity. - Oscar Wilde
Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
God rewards those who put Him first and seek to do His will. - Jim George
The first half of your life goes in selecting the best and odd ones, the second half in getting used to the other.The first half of your life you dream how best you can live, the second half in getting accustomed with the other. - Ramana Pemmaraju
You deserve your love more than anyone else. First fill your vessel with love and then give it away with joy. - Debasish Mridha
Put your Body First! - Catherine Piot
PATRIOTISM, n. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name. In Dr. Johnson's famous dictionary patriotism is defined as the last resort of a scoundrel. With all due respect to an enlightened but inferior lexicographer I beg to submit that it is the first. - Ambrose Bierce
When the heart accepts death first, words you can trust are feelings you can take. - Auliq Ice
Film gives us a second chance at a first impression. - A.D. Posey
People have two deaths: the first at the end of their lives, when they go away, and the second at the end of the memory of their lives, when all who remember them are gone. Then a person quits the world completely. - Raghu Karnad
Because they saved me from myself, they rescued me from my loneliness. They were the first to accept me for who I am. They're my friends.-Naruto Uzumaki - Masashi Kishimoto
Our lives improve only when we take chances - and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. - Walter Anderson
First blood is mine.Last blood counts for more.--Artemis Entreri and Drizzt Do'Urden - R.A. Salvatore
Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others. - Aristotle
The first to apologize is the bravest.The first to forgive is the strongest.The first to forget is the happiest. - -Unknown
Let's be happy the way life takes shape, it is all decided and destined to be that way and we can't change anything unless we first change ourselves. - Auliq Ice
Y'know, when I first started listening to punk rock music, I used to get my fucking ass kicked for it! I was known as a fucking freak! But now I'm amongst many many many freaks here with me tonight! - Billie Joe Armstrong,Stay The Night, Reading Festival 2013 - Green Day
I think... What would be considered true love, always seems unattainable, at first. One way or the other... - Sara Chavez
Quote of the day."Al, for want of anything better to do, is standing nodding his head. This reminds Faron of those stupid dogs that people put in their cars, that when the car moves, the dogs frantically nod their heads, like some demented, freshly graduated psychologist, with their first patients. - Gary Edward Gedall
The first time Adam had a chance, he laid the blame on woman. - Nancy Astor
Honesty is to truth as prow is to stern. Honesty appears first and truth appears last. The interval between varies in direct proportion to the size of ship. With anything of size, truth takes a long time in coming. Sometimes it only manifests itself posthumously. - Haruki Murakami
I have heard it said that the first ingredient of success - the earliest spark in the dreaming youth - is this: dream a great dream.
Sorry, but at first yeah all lie, but you forgot to say that the truth comes from the lies. (Especially for GreenHollyWood) - Deyth Banger
The goal of all learning is to repair the ruin of our first parents. - John Milton
And that was my homecoming. It was fine, I guess. Getting back feels like your first breath after nearly drowning. Even if it hurts, it's good. - Phil Klay
The first thing that has to be recognized is that one cannot train someone to be passionate--it's either in their DNA or it's not. - Richard Branson
From the first day we have been fighting the wrong enemy; our common enemy is religion which dictates upon us division and partition. - M.F. Moonzajer
When he smiles like that, there's a single dimple. It was the thing that got me the very first time I saw him. - Jennifer Niven, All The Bright Places
News is only the first rough draft of history. - Alan Barth
Seek God's inspiration first, then you will become an inspiration to someone else. - James Tamara
You are in prison. If you wish to get out of prison, the first thing you must do is realize that you are in prison. If you think you are free, you can't escape. - G.I. Gurdjieff
A good inclination is but the first rude draught of virtue, but the finishing strokes are from the will, which, if well disposed, will by degrees perfect it, as if all disposed will quickly deface it.
We're taught that in life, we should try to look on the bright side. Not in this case. In this case, assume rejection first. Assume you're the rule, not the exception. It's liberating. But we also know it's not an easy concept. -He's not just into you - Greg Behrendt
To get change, you must first pay for it. - Timothy Joshua
Any victory is first won spirituality. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I think of myself first as a singer, meaning an interpreter. Then I think of myself as a writer. It is an outlet I have to have. I get very hard to live with without something happening to write about. - Oliver
Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can. - Elsa Maxwell
Were it offered to my choice, I should have no objection to a repetition of the same life from its beginning, only asking the advantages authors have in a second edition to correct some faults in the first. - Benjamin Franklin
If you want to use television to teach somebody, you must first teachthem how to use television. - Umberto Eco
If a friend starts behaving silly because you bother him so much, don't worry, you're not the first person, he has got a sting in his stomach, an hunger that causes an epidemic hatred. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Maybe love at first sight isn’t what we think it is. Maybe it’s recognising a soul we loved in a past life and falling in love with them again. - Kamand Kojouri
You'll find you spend half your second year shaking off the undesirable friends you made in your first... - Evelyn Waugh
Mr. Watson Come here I want to see you.[First intelligible words spoken over the telephone] - Alexander Graham Bell
Sometimes things seem good at first . . . but we learn the hard way that they weren't as good as we thought. - Melody Carlson
Drink the first. Sip the second slowly. Skip the third. - Knute Rockne
Girl next to me at the baggage counter said she wrote her way to liberation. How did you handle first person narrative, I asked her. And said she knew the hole of depression, had been there. But I am out now, I escaped, I told her. 'You will fall into it again,' she said. Already I was sliding. - Kate Millett
FAITH is not the LAST OPTION left,It is the FIRST REASON to STAND FIRM in what we BELIEVED - Julie Jenifer
Not to see many things, not to hear them, not to let them approach one--first piece of ingenuity, first proof that one is no accident but a necessity. - Friedrich Nietzsche
A person gets the people around oneself not by own desire or wish, but as who s/he character-wise is. That's perhaps the first cardinal rule of Karma. - Anuj Somany
Have we ever thought to consider that God allows things in our lives to die so that in that death we might come to the precious realization of how little we’ve actually lived in the first place? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Before the battle they had been discussing whether there might be life after death, and Windham and Rochester had made a pact that if there was, the first to die would come back and tell the other. But, said Rochester, he [Windham] never did. - Jenny Uglow
I’ve seen the first three Terminator movies in succession more times in my life than I have shaved my legs. - Christy Leigh Stewart
The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end. - Benjamin Disraeli
We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. - T. S. Eliot
The thing itself, the first thing, will never do us alone, we must be elaborating, improving, poeticising. - Sebastian Barry
For, what is the purpose of true love, other than to rescue another from one's self? Why is that not the first thing we look for? - Shannon L. Alder
believe you can, believe you are eligible,and try,because its all gonna be good only when u take a first step to reach the last - sambalme
Men always want to be a woman`s first love - women like to be a man`s last romance. - Oscar Wilde
The first question I ask myself when something doesn't seem to be beautiful is why do I think it's not beautiful. And very shortly you discover that there is no reason. - John Cage
Don't judge someone's choices without first knowing their reason. - Robert Tew
The masses who complain about bad leadership must first check their unbiased choices. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
You demand respect and you'll get it. First of all, you give respect. - Mary J. Blige
Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden. - Phaedrus
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. God bless those who see beyond our flaws painted in bold strokes. - Nike Thaddeus
You'll never know the kind of person you could be until you take that first step, all alone, into the great unknown. Very few take the step. - Hannah Harding
What Saint has ever won his crown without first contending for it? - Jerome
To profoundly understand a baby, you must first be a mother. - Debasish Mridha
Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. - Ronald Reagan
A creative thought at first sight seems ridiculous and unimportant, an increase in those who cherish it reassures that hiding your creativity hides you for the rest of your life. - Michael Bassey Johnson
To maintain peace in the world, first maintain peace inside of you. A restless mind can never generate beneficial ideas. - Mehek Bassi
Being a newspaper columnist is like marrying a nymphomaniac - It's great for the first two weeks.
Concentration is my motto. First honesty, then industry, then concentration. - Andrew Carnegie
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of someone else. - Judy Garland
If there has been one overriding change in poetic practice, it is that under the influence of free verse the poets have made a primary virtue out of exactitude and economy of meaning: this has replaced metrical skill as the first thing the poet tunes to. - Martin Langford
There are three things that are important in human life. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. The third is to be kind. - Henry James
The very first law in advertising is to avoid the concrete promise and cultivate the delightfully vague. - Bill Cosby
A man who makes a mistake, can learn from it.A man that makes the same mistake again, has never made a mistake in the first place. - Anthony T. Hincks
One must pray first, but afterwards one must help oneself. God does not care for cowards.--"Wanda - Ouida
How ignorant can you be to hurt another person? You cannot hurt someone else without hurting yourself first. - Debasish Mridha
Don't go the distance trying to fit in the crowd and be accepted by others. Accept and respect yourself first. Loving thyself also goes with this."-Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
You really don't want to be his/her first love. They need to have first fallen in love with Jesus. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
€7,500, first-class, everything—and all that for 40 minutes selling them some old stuff. - Slavoj Žižek
You'll never be completely sure about the first move, but do it anyway. - Sarvesh Jain
It's never fifty-fifty in a marriage. Someone falls in love first. Someone puts someone else up on a pedestal. Someone works hard to keep things rolling smoothly, someone else sails along for the ride. Someone who would do anything to keep it the way it was in the beginning. - Jodi Picoult
Spreading its wings, her love stretched out and touching his tangled, frozen soul and from the first word, became ensnared in its icy grip where it remained, intrinsically entwined within an alternating web of dreams and nightmares. Forever lost, forever lost... - Virginia Alison
He who comes first, eats first. [Familiar as: First come first served.] - Eike von Repkow
Set your mind first and your body will follow. - Toni Sorenson
It is better to be first with an ugly woman than the hundreth with a beauty. - Pearl S. Buck
But when you cared about someone, you made sacrifices. You put their happiness first. - Sabrina James
If the first words out of your mouth are to cry ‘political correctness!’, chances are very, very high that you are in fact part of the problem. - N.K. Jemisin
A true healer is the one who heals himself first so others can benefit from his own healing. - Hong Curley
In order to rise from its own ashes, a Phoenix first must burn. - Octavia E. Butler
Someone was waving a large pink-and-white sign that read, "Don't Worry, Be Happy." I was trying, and so were at least thirty thousand other bodies, with varying degrees of post-Aquarian patience, to see the Who for the first time in a year. - Ellen Willis
Shake up your life a bit. Get rid of the cobwebs. Take the road less traveled. Most people live within the confines of their comfort zone. Yogi Raman was the first person to explain to me that the best thing you can do for yourself is regularly move beyond it. - Robin Sharma
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good things for the first time. - Friedrich Nietzsche
CALVIN:When I grow up I want to be an inventor. First I will invent a time machine. Then I'll come back to yesterday and take myself to tomorrow and skip this dumb assignment. - Bill Watterson
A woman's endurance enabled your first breath. - Unarine Ramaru
The first step in making rabbit stew is catching the rabbit. - Isaac Asimov
I think there are two ways in which people are controlled. First of all frighten people and secondly, demoralise them. - Tony Benn
Creation pulls something from an abyss of nothing. Startups take the something & give it to those in the dark, at first, perhaps, for nothing. - Ryan Lilly
Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege. In other words. It is a privilege to ignore the consequences of race in America. - Tim Wise
Food, a French man told me once, is the first wealth. Grow it right, and you feel insanely rich, no matter what you own. - Kristin Kimball
For love to be forever, first it must be true. - Moffat Machingura
Sexual intercourse began in nineteen sixty-three (Which was rather late for me) between the end of the Chatterley ban and the Beatles' first LP. - Philip Larkin
Measurement is the first step that leads to control and eventually to improvement. If you can’t measure something, you can’t understand it. If you can’t understand it, you can’t control it. If you can’t control it, you can’t improve it. - H. James Harrington
You can curse the moonCurse the day your’re bornBut the pilot of your plane is youWe’re all in this world, by a greater plan Look up, lift your wings, Because you canThe Light Said (The First Song album) - Phyllis Wheaton
Love yourself first to love others. - Debasish Mridha
If at first you don't succeed, before you try again, stop to figure out what you did wrong. - Leo Rosten
Whoever said Success is 80% Joy and 20% Hardwork must have chased the latter 20% not ignoring the first 80%. Follow the Joy route and the power is already lost. - Priyavrat Thareja
To change the world, change yourself first. - Debasish Mridha
Let us try to heal the mind first before we heal the body. - Debasish Mridha
We are humans first and the law always protects our basic human rights, but survival always remains a chance for any of us to go through hard times and make it through the day. - Auliq-Ice
Getting fired is nature's way to telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place. - Hal Lancaster
Our liberty will not be secured at the sword's point... We must secure it by making ourselves worthy of it. And when the people reaches that height, God will provide a weapon, the idols will be shattered, tyranny will crumble like a house of cards, and liberty will shine out like the first dawn. - José Rizal
A bird does not give up flying because it failed on its first attempt. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Blood, sweat and respect. The first two you give, the last one you earn. - Mahesh jani
I'd rather entrust the government of the United States to the first 400 people listed in the Boston telephone directory than to the faculty of Harvard University.
It is worth to not waste time in chasing a prospect who makes the vendor wait for a long time in the first meeting, as perhaps he could never be converted into a loyal client/good customer. - Anuj Somany
In the last analysis, my fellow country men, as we in America would be the first to claim, a people are responsible for the acts of their government. - Woodrow Wilson
First you have nothing, and then, astonishingly, after ripping out your brain and your heart and betraying your friends and ex-lovers and dreaming like a zombie over the page till you can't see or hear or smell or taste, you have something. - T.C. Boyle
Faith is belief in what you cannot see or prove or touch. Faith is walking face-first and full-speed into the dark. - Elizabeth Gilbert
I love books where I can't wait to turn every page, songs that grab me the first time I hear them, and films that make me totally forget about the craft because I am totally engaged in the story. - John Grooters
Each time, before you intercede, be quiet first, and worship God in His glory. Think of what He can do, and how He delights to hear the prayers of His redeemed people. Think of your place and privilege in Christ, and expect great things! - Andrew Murray
Recognizing that God exists in all of us is the first step toward genuine kindness. - Charles F. Glassman
The first thriller ever? It was probably one from 1697. It was called Little Red Riding Hood. - Ashwin Sanghi
The older you get, the easier it is for you to distinguish between your friends and people you are not seeing for the first time. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Those whom the Gods would destroy, they first call promising. - Cyril Connolly
Have you ever noticed how statists are constantly reforming their own handiwork? Education reform. Health-care reform. Welfare reform. Tax reform. The very fact they’re always busy reforming is an implicit admission that they didn’t get it right the first 50 times. - Lawrence W. Reed
T. Wiggett Jones: It should be illegal...to feel this rotten...without a variety of loathsome memories to cherish.Wild Wild West (TV) First Season: Night of the Grand Emir - Michael Garrison
You cannot be really first-rate at your work if your work is all you are. - Anna Quindlen
1125Wanna become a Billionaire...?Try to become a 'Thrillonare' first - Nitin Yadav
In order to succeed, we must first dream. Then we must believe in that dream and take action. - Debasish Mridha
First gain the victory and then make the best use of it you can. - Horatio Nelson
To be conscientious. You must first be conscious. - Akiroq Brost
I believe every minister of the gospel is called to this ministry first of all. The ministry of light, the ministry of destruction of darkness, the ministry of setting people free from ignorance. - Sunday Adelaja
Take the first step. No more, no less, and the next will be revealed. - Clement Watt
Writing and achieving your goals is not failure, not having a goal to write in the first place is the start of failure. - Onyi Anyado
When he came in first, he was happy to find all sorts of meaning in the results. - H.W. Brands
During our first date,I wanted to hold your hand so badI almost cut mine offand threw it at youto see if you would catch it - Colin Gilbert
That’s when I first learned that it wasn’t enough to just do your job, you had to have an interest in it, even a passion for it. - Charles Bukowski
Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose. - Andy Rooney
You take the first steps to success when you feel hungry for change. - Debasish Mridha
I think it is often easier to make progress on mega-ambitious dreams. Since no one else is crazy enough to do it, you have little competition. In fact, there are so few people this crazy that I feel like I know them all by first name. - Larry Page
Remember the two benefits of failure. First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work; and second, the failure gives you the opportunity to try a new approach. - Roger Von Oech
I can't be a South African without being an African first. - Evans Biya
Don't ever confuse the two, your life and your work. That's what I have to say. The second is only a part of the first. - Anna Quindlen
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything. - Aesop
Prima la musica, poi le parole (first the music, then the words)
Marry the person who gives you the same feeling you get when you take the very first sip of COFFEE in the morning! - Tanya Masse
I followed her into the library. The pale light from our chamber below dissipated in the room, but I could still make out my heart leapt at the sight row after row, shelf above shelf, floor to ceiling, a city of books. Speck turned to me and asked, Now, what shall we read first? - Keith Donohue
Eat a live toad the first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day. - Unknown
The first and most important step toward success is the feeling that we can succeed.
The most important thing you must decide to do every day is put the Lord first. - Elizabeth George
There is no hate without fear [...]. Hate is fear crystallized, fear objectified. We hate what threatens our selves, our dreams, our plans, our freedom, our place in the world, our place in the hearts of the people we love. We fear first. Then we hate. - Paulina Simons
I rather have you win, because in God even those who are in second place are first. - Auliq Ice
Until you become so passionate about you and your business no one will. You are your first cheerleader and business promoter. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
i have learnt to live to please myself first instead of other people, when I lived to please others, I lay late in bed with my eyes open in the dark wondering who I was, now I know myself - Stan The Man SA
The vacancy in your heart doesn't connotes that nobody is seeking for the job of servicing your feelings, but because the employee must first have all the necessary credentials needed for the job. - Michael Bassey Johnson
First rate magician perform first rate magic effects, second rate magician performs third rate magic effects. - Amit Kalantri
If at first you don't succeed then skydiving definitely isn't for you. - Steven Wright
Convince yourself that you are working in clay, not marble, on paper not eternal bronze: Let that first sentence be as stupid as it wishes. - Jacques Barzun
If at first you dont succeed, skydiving is not for you.
Self love is an oceanand your heart is a vessel. Make it full,and any excess will spill overinto the lives of the peopleyou hold dear. But you must come first. - Beau Taplin
Put your hand on your heart and ask yourself, what do I want? The first thing that comes to mind is always the right one. - Layne Beachley
Getting your first review is like getting your teeth whitened. You hope it doesn’t hurt as much as they say on the internet and you also hope it will leave you with a blinding smile. - Kathy Parks
Okay, time to play doctor.Her entire body quivered, sending yes please vibes to her brain. Luckily her mouth intercepted them. Sure, if I can be the doctor.His mouth curved. I’m willing to take turns, but me first. - Jill Shalvis
The first thing I ever learned in roller derby is to fall, and in the author world I believe that same rule applies. - Elizabeth J. Kolodziej
When the society missteps, the youths are the first to fall sideways. - Nyona Matende
Three people were at work on a construction site. All were doing the same job, but when each was asked what thejob was, the answers varied. "Breaking rocks," the first replied. "Earning my living," the second said. "Helping tobuild a cathedral," said the third. - P. Schultz
No matter how many hours you keep undressing yourself you will never be able to take all your clothes off until you first manage to love your nakedness. - Angelos Michalopoulos
The soul was the first temple; love was the first religion. - Matshona Dhliwayo
First make your business itself a brand and then every product you create will be accepted as a brand. - Amit Kalantri
The number of chances you give someone doesn't tell the world how loving you are without telling them how desperate you are to believe they care as much as you. True love resides in the first chance, stupidity in the second, opportunists in the third and scoundrels in the fourth. - Shannon L. Alder
It was love. It was lust. It was just between us. The passion, the desire, the fire. The way we held on in so little time and his eyes when he saw me for the first time. - Dominic Riccitello
Before complaining about your burden of life, you must first try to see what other people's burden of life is! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Two things, well considered, would prevent many quarrels; first to have it well ascertained whether we are not disputing about terms rather than things; and secondly, to examine whether that on which we differ in worth contending about.
For in disease the most voluntary or most special movements, faculties, etc., suffer first and most, that is in an order the exact opposite of evolution. Therefore I call this the principle of Dissolution. - John Hughlings Jackson
Think that today is the best day of your life and, with love and kindness, change yourself to begin the first day of the rest of your existing life. - Debasish Mridha
One may discover a new side to his most intimate friend when for the first time he hears him speak in public. He will be stranger to him as he is more familiar to the audience. The longest intimacy could not foretell how he would behave then - Henry David Thoreau
If this planet is to be transformed for the better, then we as individuals must first transform ourselves. - Auliq Ice
Don't try to rush things: for the cup to run over, it must first be filled. - Antonio Machado
There is no doubt that the first requirement for a composer is to be dead. - Arthur Honegger
Dream big. Wake up. Take the first step into the unknown. - Roy Bennett
Life is just a mirror, and what you see out there, you must first see inside of you. - Wally 'Famous' Amos
Pamela realizes for the first time in her life that she hadn't made the wrong choice at all. Nor had she made the right choice. She had simply made a choice. And somewhere along the way, she had lost the courage to live by it. - Pip Karmel
Fantasy is totally wide open; all you really have to do is follow the rules you've set. But if you're writing about science, you have to first learn what you're writing about. - Octavia E. Butler
Don’t judge someone’s choices without first knowing their reason. - Robert Tew
I ask myself: Are Defeats necessary ?Well,necessary or not, they happen.When we first begin fighting for our dream, we've no experience and make many mistakes.The Secret of life, though,is to fall seven times and to get up eight times ! - Paulo Coelho
To me, the body says what words cannot. I believe that dance was the first art. - Martha Graham
On the first day, man created God - Daniel Delgado F.
We must first achieve peace within ourselves. Only then can we take that peace out into the world and invite others to make similar changes. - Auliq Ice
In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not the man to whom the idea first occurs. - Sir Francis Darwin
In order for someone to be 100% content, they must first believe it to be so. - Mark W. Boyer
So many problems, however infinitely varied they first appear, turn out to be matters of money. I can't tell you how much this offends me. The value of money is a scam perpetrated by those who have it over those who dont; it's the Emperor's New Clothes gone global. - Karen Joy Fowler
To find stability within the world, one must first find stability within. - Tyler J. Hebert
There is nothing so cunning as tangled deception. If you wish to seek out the truth, first uncover the lies that surround the illusion... - Virginia Alison
When the destroyer comes, his first act will be to destroy all the books.
Fifth and finally, do nothing impulsively. Give God an opportunity to speak. Until He does, stall for time and concentrate on the first four approaches. - James C. Dobson
To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness. - Robert Morely
Contradictions, in any communication, are the first stepping stones of mistrust - Paul Babicki
His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
If you want to change situation, first change your thoughts and perceptions. - Debasish Mridha
Life is filled with obstacles that confuse the mind. But once you understand it's pattern then you will see why it was there for you in the first place. - Zainab Alsaati
I still have that feeling the first time we met every time I see you. - Jayson Engay
Use your own reason to find the truth. And to do this, you must first get rid of the myths that your culture injected to your brain! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We all deserve to be treated with nothing but respect. In order to command respect from others, we must first and foremost respect ourselves. - Julie-Anne
Whoever is first in the field and awaits the coming of the enemy, will be fresh for the fight; whoever is second in the field and has to hasten to battle will arrive exhausted.
Hide yourself in God, so when a man wants to find you he will have to go there first. - Shannon L. Alder
All great stories began as shitty first drafts.There are no exceptions to this. - M. Kirin
The first rule when you are in a hole is to ask for a hand out! - Stephen Richards
Perhaps we were friends first and lovers second.But then perhaps this is what lovers are. - André Aciman
All souls can earn IMMORTALITY.The Creators have IMMORTALITY.The Creators are the' ONLY' ONES'To award IMMORTALITY...FROM MY BOOK: War between Souls over First Universe Justice Awaits - Tiffany Thompson
Bad news should always come after lunch.. first thing in the morning everything left a bruise. - Stephen King
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer: there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it can be safely exchanged for fidelity and happiness. - George Santayana
You can’t translate somethingthat was never in a languagein the first place. - Chase Twichell
For any creative thought to be contagious, it must first be worthy of a sneeze. - Ryan Lilly
First Embody the Emptiness of SilenceNext Embody the Fullness of Honesty & LoveThus Be HeavenSage Hope () SH... - Omid Mankoo
The first and most important person you must believe in is yourself. - Toni Sorenson
The thing has already taken form in my mind before I start it. The first attempts are absolutely unbearable. I say this because I want you to know that if you see something worthwhile in what I am doing, it is not by accident but because of real direction and purpose. - Vincent van Gogh
The point to remember is what the government gives it must first take away.
If you ever have to choose between loving two people, always pick the second. If you really loved the first, you wouldn't have fallen in love with the second. - Johnny Depp
Choose to put yourself first and make you a priority. It's not selfish, it's necessary. - Keysha Jade
If you’re a writer, your first duty, a duty you owe to yourself and your readers, and to your writing itself, is to become wonderful. To become the best writer you can possibly be. - Theodora Goss
Whatever became of the moment when one first knew about death? There must have been one. A moment. In childhood. When it first occured to you that you don't go on forever. It must have been shattering, stamped into one's memory. And yet, I can't remember it.
The slaves didn’t get out of slavery by first figuring out how to get out. They got out by first knowing they needed to get out. - Rev. Dr. William Barber I
To face a real daemon, you must first look inwards and conquer your own darkness. - Luis Marques
Word-banning seems to be a trend of late. It's become fashionable to try to ban words we're uncomfortable with, which you really can't do in the first place. You can no more ban a word than you can ban the air. In fact, language is a lot like air ban it all you want, it's still there. - Andrew Heller
Every great scientific truth goes through three stages. First, people say it conflicts with the Bible. Next they say it has been discovered before. Lastly they say they always believed it. - Louis Agassiz
You don't get to advertise all the good that your religion does without first scrupulously subtracting all the harm it does and considering seriously the question of whether some other religion, or no religion at all, does better. - Daniel C. Dennett
Some words are sweet but unprotifable! Some are bitter but important. First weigh your words on the counter of integrity and speak not only because your words are sweet, but because they contain the truth! - Israelmore Ayivor
Freedom began on the day the first sheep wandered away from the herd. - Marty Rubin
Its mostly the ideas and concepts that we don't like at first, that eventually become the ideas and concepts we love. - Auliq Ice
And how will you afford to buy them in the first place?""I shall save up.""But that will take you years and years and years," said the twins."I've got years and years and years," said Sophie. - Dick King-Smith
I wanna hang a map of the world in my house. Then I'm gonna put pins into all the locations that I've traveled to. But first, I'm gonna have to travel to the top two corners of the map so it won't fall down. - Mitch Hedberg
First they don’t understand what they ought to understand; then they make others understand what they themselves don’t understand; such is the level of understanding of too many people. - Anuj Somany
They say let he who is without sin cast the first stone. And to be without sin requires absolute forgiveness. But when your memories are freshly opened wounds, forgiveness is the most unnatural of human emotions. - Emily Thorne
Think first. Think twice. Think again. Respect others. Respect yourself. Respect dreams. - Kevin James Breaux
When coming to sex: First served, first come. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When I finally let someone into my narrow bed, the first thing I told her was what I could not do. I said, "I can't fix it, girl. I can't fix anything. If you don't as me to fix it, you can ask anything else. If you can say what you need, I'll try to give it to you. - Dorothy Allison
To be a leader, you have to lead yourself first. - Debasish Mridha
From a genuine performers heart comes passion, to get there, he must first love his audience above himself. - Illusionist Scott Wolf
Courtly love-poetry may first have been written during long periods of abstinence on the Crusades, but it would not have flourished in the cold of northern Europe without some help from the chimney.
Every good thing in the Christian life grows in the soil of humility. Without humility, every virtue and every grace withers. That’s why Calvin said humility is first, second, and third in the Christian faith. - John Piper
More than commitment, dedication, character, discipline, patience, determination, perseverance and prayer, you need faith because you must first belief before you can witness a pragmatic change in your life. - Sesan Kareem
My Zombie apocalypse plan is simple but effective; I fully intend to die in the very first wave.Seems more logical than undergoing all kinds of hardships only to die eventually anyway (through bites/malnutrition/or terminally chapped lips) - Graham Parke
If you want to see and feel magic first hand, read a book to your kid before bedtime. - Richard Due
I have never learned to hate. Don't let my first lesson come from you. - Susan Carroll
I want to help you to grow as beautiful as God meant you to be when He thought of you first. - George MacDonald
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Here is a lesson in creative writing. First rule: Do not use semicolons. They are transvestite hermaphrodites representing absolutely nothing. All they do is show you've been to college. - Kurt Vonnegut
Let your mind start your new journey firstly; let it travel on that road and then it will come back to you. After then you can start this journey both with your mind and with your body! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Have patience with all things but first with yourself. Never confuse your mistakes with your value as a human being. You are perfectly valuable, creative, worthwhile person simply because you exist. And no amount of triumphs or tribulations can ever change that. - Saint Frances de Sales
When a human being is born the first thing he does is crying.. The rest of his life he'll spend discovering why... - Erik Tanghe
The artists are the most powerful ones, the creators, first are the painters, working without words, second are the music composers, and third are the writers. - Robert Black
The very first essential for success is a perpetually constant and regular employment of violence. - Adolf Hitler
For if you suffer your people to be ill-educated, and their manners to be corrupted from their infancy, and then punish them for those crimes to which their first education disposed them, what else is to be concluded from this, but that you first make thieves and then punish them. - Sir Thomas More
True Love comes only once in life with one person,if its come second time its just medicine to forget first one. - Yaganesh Derasari
When you being to awaken to your gifts, a first it can be alarming for the soul to reveal its truth. After some consideration and healthy boundaries the soul mellows and the action and revelation begins. Hold onto your seat, you are in for a wonderful wild ride. - Monika Zands
People first make unhappy, then say stay happy. - Ahsan Zahid
One person's success is another's first step, only you can rate your achievements and find peace within yourself. - Robert Zeidan
If a sufficient number of people who wanted to stop war really did gather together, they would first of all begin by making war upon those who disagreed with them. And it is still more certain that they would make war on people who also want to stop wars but in another way.
Dear as remembered kisses after death,And sweet as those by hopeless fancy feign'dOn lips that are for others; deep as love,Deep as first love, and wild with all regret;O Death in Life, the days that are no more! - Alfred Tennyson
Needing someone is like needing a parachute. If they are not there the first time you need them, chances are you won't be needing them again. - Scott Adams
The lieutenant-colonel realized for the first time what most people never realize about themselves--that he was not only a victim of outrageous fortune, but one of outrageous fortune's cruelest agents as well. - Kurt Vonnegut
LOVE is the most powerful human force!! Let's practice it to improve the fate of humanity!First self love,then love to others and our environment.LOVE is humble,patient,humble patient,charming,it's wonderful feeling! - S.Remolina
..the feeling that you felt something weird..then you just shut your mouth for tears keep falling from your eyes..sharp knives tearing your heart in pieces and it leaves you wondering...are you enough?? was your love enough?? or still...whatever you do..you can never replace someone's first love.. - Grace Tamio
First I dream my life. Then I live in that dream with love and joy. - Debasish Mridha
Well, I don't like the first bit and I don't know the last bit. So I'm really hoping the middle bit is exceptional. - Eoin Colfer
But then again...perhaps the whole human race is cursed, and I'm simply in the lower echelon and therefore lose everything first. - Ondrelique C. Ouellette
Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than star... - E.E. Cummings
My first reaction, every time I delve into an episode of history that I don’t know very much about, is anger that my teachers never taught me about it. - Steven Spielberg
First a voice; then an echo. Then nothing. - Marty Rubin
The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization. - Sigmund Freud
Love yourself first to fill your heart with bliss. Now give it away with humility, love, and gratitude. - Debasish Mridha
The first day or so we all pointed to our countries. The third or fourth day we were pointing to our continents. By the fifth day, we were aware of only one Earth. - Sultan bin Salman Al-Saud
Every man has two lives: The first one is the one we are living now and the second one is our memories! Memories are our invisible lives. But you must know that it is your first life that creates your second life! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Whatever they say about it, but being altruistic is not so simple for everyone. Not to look and sound like despotism, altruism must be learnt, and it’s a long way, which in fact begins from our egoism, for really, a human can’t love others if he doesn’t love himself first. - Lara Biyuts
Treat a work of art like a prince: let it speak to you first. - Arthur Schopenhauer
The first duty of a man is to think for himself - José Martí
Appreciate the moment of a first kiss; it may be the last time you own your heart. - Robert M. Drake
Brown paper represents the primal twilight of the first toil of creation, and with a bright-coloured chalk or two you can pick out points of fire in it, sparks of gold, and blood-red, and sea-green, like the first fierce stars that sprang out of divine darkness. - G.K. Chesterton
I'm convinced that before the year 2000 is over, the first child will have been born on the moon. - Wernher von Braun
Too many are sorry where they should be assertive, and nearly moved to aggressive radical action, where they should be apologizing to themselves first, and then the world at large. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Democracy is a form of government in which it is permitted to wonder aloud what the country could do under first-class management.
There is my first insight, young woman. Always downplay the value of money; it will make it easier for him to hand it over - Ivena When Heaven Weeps Ted Dekker
First impression is not the last reflection of a true friend, so if you are head over heels for someone who just bought you a cake, you'd better think twice before devouring your misery. - Michael Bassey Johnson
First do no harm! - Sophie E. Tallis
Freedom is not merely the opportunity to do as one pleases; neither is it merely the opportunity to choose between set alternatives. Freedom is, first of all, the chance to formulate the available choices, to argue over them -- and then, the opportunity to choose. - C. Wright Mills
I want to gain 1,500 or 2,000 yards, whichever comes first.
Progress always involves risk; you can't steal second base and keep your foot on first base.
We do not deny the possibility of peaceful [political] transition, but we are still awaiting the first case. - Fidel Castro
He that would govern others, first should be the master of himself. - Philip Massinger
First know the Self and then talk of social reformation. - Abhijit Naskar
The measure of any society is how it treats its women and girls. - First Lady Michelle Obama
There are two prerequisites to growing wings: the first is to feel encircled and the second is to believe that you can break the circle. - Fatema Mernissi
War: first, one hopes to win; then one expects the enemy to lose; then, one is satisfied that he too is suffering; in the end, one is surprised that everyone has lost. - Karl Kraus
All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. - Arthur Schopenhauer
See first that the design is wise and just: that ascertained, pursue it resolutely; do not for one repulse forego the purpose that you resolved to effect. - William Shakespeare
First step to success is to drop what we are not and accept who we are. Always be yourself. - Joshua Okello
To Make Something Good, You Must first Make it Bad - Look Im A Cat
The way to get started is to take the first step with dream-powered optimism. - Debasish Mridha
Lay on, Macduff, And damn'd be him that first cries, "Hold, enough!" - William Shakespeare
Real popularity is taking the time to love others, reaching out, and never being afraid to be the first one dancing. REMEMBER THE GIRL IN PEARLS. - Maya Van Wagenen
Learning is the first quality of acceptance and vice versa - Raghava.k
Respect your haters; they are always the first to show you that you are better than them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
For the "We" must never be spoken, save by one's choice and as a second thought. This word must never be placed first within a man's soul, else it becomes a monster, the root of all evils on earth, the root of man's torture by men, and an unspeakable lie. - Ayn Rand
You can't experience the Father's embrace until you first embrace your earthly father's experience. - Bob Parr
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings." - Samuel Johnson
I don't believe in love at first sight because my mother started loving me before seeing me. - Luffina Lourduraj
The more you know, the harder it is to take decisive action. Once you become informed, you start seeing complexities and shades of gray. You realize that nothing is as clear and simple as it first appears. Ultimately, knowledge is paralyzing. - Bill Watterson
A mentoring nurse to new doctors: "Check your own pulse first. - Code Black
Sometimes an artist's first invention is herself. - Stephanie Vaughn
I wonder if my first breath was as soul-stirring to my mother as her last breath was to me. From 14 Days: A Mother, A Daughter, A Two-Week Goodbye - Lisa Goich
Women made such swell friends. Awfully swell. In the first place, you had to be in love with a woman to have a basis of friendship. - Ernest Hemingway
Multitudes speak of their first love; seldom about their last hate. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
First crush, first kiss, first time I saw the oceanAnd dug my toes in the sandBaseball and summer nights, casting out when the fish first bite,First time I got a Chevy in my handsI thought nothing can touch that by a mileI thought nothing can make that moment seem so worthwhile - Scotty McCreery
I thought yesterday was the first day of the rest of my life but it turns out today is. - Steve Martin
All our good is apparently from God, because we are first naked and holy without any good, and afterwards enriched with all good. - Jonathan Edwards
It is not in the shallow physical imitation of men that women will assert first their equality and later their superiority, but in the awakening of the intellect of women. - Nikola Tesla
The Puritan ethic of marriage was first to look not for a partner whom you do love passionately at this moment but rather for one whom you can love steadily as your best friend for life, then to proceed with God’s help to do just that. - J.I. Packer
Little beat big When Little smart. First with the head, then with the heart. - The power of one
Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Begin with a new goal and with a new enthusiasm to create abundance in your life. - Debasish Mridha
I don't care to be someone's first love, I care to be their second or third; after every heartbreak they had experienced, I was worthy enough for them to move forward and this to me is greater than any first's of someone's heart. - Nikki Rowe
Blood, sweat and respect. The first two you give, the last one you get. - Unkown
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lessons afterwards.
The rig began shaking like caffeine withdrawal." --Opening sentence of THE FURY. "The duct-taped Buick swam north on Rush Street, hunting whores like a lesser white shark." --First sentence of Chapter One, THE FURY - Shane Gericke
Poverty should first be addressed in the mind because even if you give millions to a poor person, until there's a change of mindset, they will still remain the same. - Gugu Mona
First it is necessary to stand on your own two feet. But the minute a man finds himself in that position, the next thing he should do is reach out his arms. - Kristin Hunter
If something bad happened just do this 3 things.First inhale second exhale and third accept that it happened. - Kenneth de Guzman
The first step in any Journey, Is the belief that the road will open up in front of you even if you cant see it.... - Meg Gherson
Solutions- The first step toward a cure is to know what the disease is.
If you want to bake an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the Universe. - Carl Sagan
The first thing a girl hopes for from the garden of love is at least one carat.
You have first flown with your mind to every goal you have ever achieved. - Dr. Asoka Jinadasa
Respect and love yourself first. Others will love you with trust. - Debasish Mridha
All I really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be I learned in kindergarten. Remember the Dick-and-Jane books and the first word you learned--the biggest word of all--look. - Robert Fulghum
You know, when I first went into the movies Lionel Barrymore played my grandfather. Later he played my father and finally he played my husband. If he had lived I'm sure I would have played his mother. That's the way it is in Hollywood. The men get younger and the women get older. - Lillian Gish
Keep the first date brief, short, sweet and simple and they'll come back to you. - Auliq Ice
First love is Best Love!! <3 - Mahender Katkuri
The first direction of a prayer: believe that God is able to manage your problem and appeal to Him. - Sunday Adelaja
Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball, the rules and realities of the game and do it by watching first some high-school or small-town teams - Jacques Barzun
Funny, cute and kissableI've found a girl that makes me lose controlEvery night's like the first nightNever gettin' old - The Summer Set
I like two types of dust: pixie dust and dust from old, first edition books. - Nicholaa Spencer
Having devoted the first half of my life to the dark, I feel obliged to rever any pinpoint of light now. - Mary Karr
In order to appreciate and respect diversity we must first recognize and embrace our humanity. - Liza Wiemer
No two stories are the same. They may seem the same at first glance, but, once you take a closer look, give the story some of your time, you realise its unique qualities. - S. A. Tawks
One of the consequences of sin is that it makes the sinner pity himself instead of causing him to turn to God. One of the first signs of new life is that the individual takes sides with God against himself. - Donald Grey Barnhouse
You are far too amazing to be someone's backup. You're someone's first choice. - Chris Burkmenn
Psychotics, say what you want about them, tend to make the first move. - David Lipsky (Author), Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foste
The matter came up for judicial investigation, but as might have been expected, the white people concluded it was unnecessary to wait the result of the investigation—that it was preferable to hang the accused first and try him afterward. - Ida B. Wells-Barnett
The first love is the one that leaves an everlasting impression on the heart. - Auliq Ice
Light was the first thing that came into existence, first in the order of creation. - Sunday Adelaja
I miss him for all the things he forgot to see in himself & if im lucky fate will help us rekindle a flame that never got set alight in the first place. - Nikki Rowe
Abbott: Now, on the St. Louis team we have Who's on first, What's on second, I Don't Know is on third. Costello: That's what I want to find out. - Bud Abbott
When it comes to being famous, you’re usually the last to know, and the first to deny it. Unless you were already famous in your head. In which case, party on, Wayne! Party on, Garth! - Carroll Bryant
Belief in a false reality about another person first manifests in the creators mind by making everything look like proof, then manifests in other people to become reality. Unless noticed. - L.H.
It is only the first step that is difficult. - Marie De Vichy-Chaconne
There comes a moment in life when you say to yourself enough. This is ENOUGH! Then you take a walk with your destiny. To change. To fulfill your purpose. We all have it. But are you willing to take that first step? - Besa Kosova
The possibility to love another scared me; terrified me actually. Being a free spirit, apart of me is most alive when roaming, than I became a mother and for the first time I felt my heart live outside my body and that's the moment his laughter became my medicine. - Nikki Rowe
The first step towards mastering time is always to make time meaningless - Robert Aickman
I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to flexible at all times. - Everett Mckinley Dirkson
No one ever said that making love had to be a gently-flowing river which slowly became a flood. Sometimes the raging torrent came first. As it did now, as tempers drove it and the desire to fight each other became as compelling as the desire to drown in each other‘s surging swell. - Michelle Reid
To find love, give love first. - Kevin J. Donaldson
A few diaries could replace tons of self help books simply because their written in the first person... - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Israel's first king, Saul, looked like he was born for the role. He was tall, handsome, intelligent, and sensitive to God's leading. But he eventually lost most of his attractive qualities, the most important being obedience. - Charles R. Swindoll
Mind the ground, oh yes check the land before you build that mansion. It is only a fallacy to build a great mansion on a waterlogged land without first attending to the land. You shall only sleep in a mansion with problems! Mind the ground! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Many people who became successful were once first time global failures. But because they didn't give up on their dreams, failure could not sink them. They triumphed at last! - Israelmore Ayivor
Men don’t realize that if we’re sleeping with them on the first date, we’re probably not interested in seeing them again either. - Chelsea Handler
To know who we are, we must first know we are LOVE. - Milan Ljubincic
As much as I like it when a book I'm writing speeds along, the downside can be that an author becomes too eager to finish and rushes the end. The end is even more important than the first page, and rushing can damage it. - David Morrell
We spend the first half of our lives making ourselves sick, and the second half of our lives trying to make ourselves un-sick. - Kevin W. Reese
Perseverance is everything. We all stumbled when we took our first steps yet we were running sooner than we realized, and then we couldn’t stay still. Why stay still now? - Rob Liano
The act of taking the first step is what separates the winners from the losers. - Brian Tracy
If a man is to shed the light of the sun upon other men, he must first of all have it within himself. - Romain Rolland
There are two main strategies we can adopt to improve the quality of life. The first is to try making external conditions match our goals. The second is to change how we experience external conditions to make them fit our goals better. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
To serve the world, serve yourself first by becoming happy and the best person that you can be. - Debasish Mridha
The first thing I understand is pain. - Ellis Adler
I first heard of Parmenides' best-known assertion, "Whatever is, is." I laughed and blurted out, "And he's famous?" With this verbal ejaculation I revealed myself as the quintessential sophomore. - R.C. Sproul
Whatever it is you want in this life, be it material things, a place you want to be, or an experience you want to have, you must first make it real in the realm of your consciousness. - Brandi L. Bates
Do not judge others, without first judging yourself. There is no strength without knowing thyself. - Luis Marques
As Harvard Business School professor Peter Bregman advises, 'Don't write a book, write a page...Don't expect to be a great manager in your first six months, just try to set expectations well. - Shawn Achor
Before aligning the mind, body and soul ... first one has to straighten their mind out. - Stephen Richards
It was the first honest emotional connection I'd had in a while. So I immediately panicked and had to leave. - Candace Bushnell
First, I had time, but no money; then I had money, but no time. Finally, I had time and money, but no health to make use of my wealth. - RVM
If you can't connect the Dots, Find the right dots first. - Mohith Agadi
I have learned that the first step to letting go is to accept the facts. - Abeer Allan
Who ever loved that loved not at first sight? - William Shakespeare
Every word first looks around in every direction before letting itself be written down by me. - Franz Kafka
A tactical retreat is not a bad response to a surprise assault, you know. First you survive. Then you choose your own ground. Then you counterattack. - Lois McMaster Bujold
All censorships exist to prevent any one from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently the first condition of progress is the removal of censorships. - George Bernard Shaw
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. - Lucille Ball
To hold a rosein your hand,you must firstoffer your blood. - Xue Yun
We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day. - Edith Lovejoy Pierce
Our parents were our first gods. If parents are loving, nurturing, and kind, this becomes the child’s definition of the creator. If parents were controlling, angry, and manipulative, then this becomes their definition. - David W. Earle
The first duty of a leader is to make himself be loved without courting love. To be loved without 'playing up' to anyone - even to himself. - Andre Malraux
First learn to dream big, then the possibilities will follow by itself. - Yuikan Shirik
One thing about the school of experience is that it will repeat the lesson if you flunk the first time.
I saw the same dynamic in our family - a dysfunctional family - mirrored in the country in the 1980's. If you take this family, and you put them up there as the First Family - if you look at what the dynamic is in the family - you might have a pretty good sense of how it's going to trickle down.
...in principle, one can predict everything in the universe solely from physical laws. Thus, the long-standing 'first cause' problem intrinsic in cosmology has been finally dispelled. - Li Zhi Fang
I heard ‘naked’ and ‘full of hot air.’ I try not to let that be my first impression of anyone. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
Definitions are the guardians of rationality, the first line of defense against the chaos of mental disintegration. - Ayn Rand
If at first you don't succeed, remove all evidence you ever tried. - David Brent
When first asked if he would grant an interview with TIME, Greene responded by asking a question of his own: 'Does the candidate get paid? - Michael Scherer
Every artist was first an amateur. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A good mother does not live only for her children. She always has some bond with other mothers, no matter what class, nationality or race they may be. All mothers have the same joys, the same sorrows, the same anxieties. All mothers think first of their child and of children. - Werenfried Von Straaten
For the first time in my life I began to realize that it is not evil and brutality, but nearly always weakness, that is to blame for the worst things that happen in this world. - Stefan Zweig
, Earth planet, Universe[Muir's home address, as inscribed on the inside front cover of his first field journal] - John Muir
We're more popular than Jesus now; I dont know which will go first; rock 'n' roll or Christianity. - John Lennon
Make service your first priority, not success and success will follow.
The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines - so they should go as far as possible from home to build their first buildings. - Frank Lloyd Wright
For the first time in human history, most people are doing things that could never interest a child enough to want to tag along. That says less about the child than about us. - Anthony Esolen
...for years the first of May was the day all leases expired, and on that day mass migrations would take place, with families lugging eiderdowns and ancestral portraits through the streets, as if in parody of the march of the wagon trains. - Luc Sante
Taste is not only a part and index of morality, it is the only morality. The first, and last, and closest trial question to any living creature is "What do you like?" Tell me what you like, I'll tell you what you are. - John Ruskin
A first-rate laboratory is one in which mediocre scientists can produce outstanding work. - P.M.S. Blackett
When trees fall on trees, the topmost tree must first be removed before others. Don't be too concerned about the problems of the past. What matters most is the challenge at hand now! - Israelmore Ayivor
The price for being intelligent enough to be the first species to be fully aware of the cosmos might just be a capacity to feel a whole universe’s worth of darkness. - Matt Haig
The job of the first eight pages is not to have the reader want to throw the book at the wall, during the first eight pages. - David Foster Wallace
First keep the peace within yourself, then you can also bring peace to others. - Thomas à Kempis
Always you, since the moment I first lay my hands on you to heal that bullet wound. SinceI fell inside your soul. Don’t you know that by now, Quinn? - Alyssa Day
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome. - Samuel Johnson
The conservative in financial circles I have often described as a man who thinks nothing new ought ever to be adopted for the first time. - Frank A. Vanderlip
People around us are two types Friends and Frenemies,Adapt with the first type and pray for the second. - Mohammed Sekouty
Like a sneeze, sin feels good at first, but it leaves a huge mess. - Craig Groeschel
No, this trick won't work... How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? - Albert Einstein
If you live long enough, the venerability factor creeps in; first, you get accused of things you never did, and later, credited for virtues you never had. - I. F. Stone
Could we possible manage the next phase of human history without first dealing with this penchant for dehumanizing the adversary? - Carl Sagan
Humans are naturally elusioned in discrimination; it starts when we look for the first time in mirror - M.F. Moonzajer
The first man is of the earth, earthy. - Bible
First, it is essential to determine precisely what you wantto achieve. Just wanting to be successful is too general. - Derric Yuh Ndim
don't believe on anything that someone asked you to believe in when in the first place they don't believe in. - Jinnul Jr.
People first become friends, and then they love each other. - Priest Nicolae Tanase
For death begins with life's first breath, and life begins at touch of death. - John Oxenham
And if our love was a story bookWe would meet on the very first pageThe last chapter would be aboutHow I'm thankful for the life we've made.I Love You... - J.Hampden Jackson
And when I was born, I drew in common air, and fell upon the earth, which is of like nature; and the first voice which I uttered was crying, as all others do."by Solomon Ibn Gabirol - Steven J. Jacobson
When I die, I will return to where I first came from. Back to the stars. - Amani Abbas
When the door of opportunity of your storehouse opens for you, let faith and hope enter first. When your faith leads the way, you will locate the source of your hidden treasures. - Israelmore Ayivor
When you have a number of disagreeable duties to perform, always do the most disagreeable first. - Josiah Quincy
Writing is like sex. First you do it for love, then you do it for your friends, and then you do it for money. - Virginia Woolf
I should have known when I first saw that picture. For it is a very remarkable picture. It is the picture of a murderess painted by her victim-it is the picture of a girl watching her lover dies. - Agatha Christie
In a republic the first rule for the guidance of the citizen is obedience of the law. - Calvin Coolidge
Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst. - Henri Cartier-Bresson
Live, share and learn the art of true deep listening. The main keys are honesty and humility.Cultivate good filters in the mind. Conquer and tame the ego. If words and actions pass from your lips, sights and tapping words in the keyboard, don't forget to ask first, "Is it true, necessary and kind? - Angelica Hopes
Self is one, personal and impersonal. But it is only on the personal level that one comes to know the Self.When you know the Self, you realize there are two types of knowledge. First is to know how to exist and second is to know the all-pervading spirit. - Gian Kumar
Love yourself first in order to endlessly love others. - Debasish Mridha
We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men. - George Orwell
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it. I hate quotations. Tell me what you know. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If I only had an hour to chop down a tree, I would spend the first 45 minutes sharpening my axe. - Abraham Lincoln
Anything beyond the limits and grasp of the human mind is either illusion or futility; and because your god having to be one or the other of the two, in the first instance I should be mad to believe in him, and in the second a fool. - Marquis de Sade
When you seek first to develop relationships based on personal and human ground, you will surely gain interest of another party. - Julieanne O'Conner
But first I want you to tell me this: do you know the power of love? Christ passed over all the marvellous works which were to be performed by the apostles and said, "By this shall men know that ye are my disciples, if ye love one another. - John Chrysostom
Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences and ask themselves with how many people and on how many occasions they have genuinely and profoundly shared some experience with another. - W.H. Auden
The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it. - Abbie Hoffman
What ranks above all else for economic and political reconstruction is a radical change of ideologies. Economic prosperity is not so much a material problem; it is, first of all, an intellectual, spiritual, and moral problem. - Ludwig von Mises
Cool people are only cool for the first thirty minutes of knowing them. After that, they just become annoying. - Carroll Bryant
Today is the first day of the rest of your life - Shaycarl Butler
My toughest fight was with my first wife. - Muhammad Ali
Have not all races had their first unity from a mythology that marries them to rock and hill? - William Butler Yeats
I could never again raise my voice against the violence of the oppressed, without having first spoken clearly to the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today my own government. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Some women have kissed—and some are kissing—a lot of frogs, even though the very first man that they have each kissed was and is still a prince. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The first and final thing you have to do in this world is to last it and not be smashed by it. - Ernest Hemingway
When people first discover beauty, they tend to linger. Even if they don’t at first recognize it for what it is. - Sherwood Smith
We each have the innate ability to heal ourselves. To empower ourselves with natural solutions, instead of succumbing to life-altering chemicals. There's a time and place for pharmaceuticals, but it shouldn't be the first answer, nor the only form treatment. - Dana Arcuri
Nothing is invented, for it's written in nature first. - Antoni Gaudí
Gov. Christie says 'New Jersey First.' State-based Isolationism! - Jonah Goldberg
Make your own recovery the first priority in your life. - Robin Norwood
Don’t quit. It’s very easy to quit during the first 10 years. Nobody cares whether you write or not, and it’s very hard to write when nobody cares one way or the other. You can’t get fired if you don’t write, and most of the time you don’t get rewarded if you do. But don’t quit. - Andre Dubus
It is only when we first do what we are SUPPOSED to do, that we set ourselves to be successful at what we WANT to do - Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana, Ph.D, MBA
All truth passes through 3 stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. - Arthur Schopenhauer
Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third. - Shannon L. Alder
There are those who hold first rankers and there are those who are heroes. - Amit Kalantri
The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. - Robert Cormier
The ‘Muse’ is not an artistic mystery, but a mathematical equation. The gift are those ideas you think of as you drift to sleep. The giver is that one you think of when you first awake. - Roman Payne
I'm sarcastic and facetious. It's hard to find those people on the first encounter. I can be nice, but I don't want nice friends. I want funny, gregarious, sarcastic, and smart friends. It's so nice to hear you're not alone. - Bertsche
I’m a blank canvas that I can paint however I desire. For the first time ever, I get to be the character in my own fantasy land. - E.K. Blair
I would have made a terrible parent. The first time my child didn't do what I wanted, I'd kill him. - Katharine Hepburn
Achievable goals are the first step to self improvement. - J. K. Rowling
When you read a book, the neurons in your brain fire overtime, deciding what the characters are wearing, how they’re standing, and what it feels like the first time they kiss. No one shows you. The words make suggestions. Your brain paints the pictures. - Meg Rosoff
The first time Enokizu met me, the first words he said were: "You look like an ape."When someone is that outrageously rude, it's hard to be angry. - Natsuhiko Kyogoku
Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom. - Thomas Jefferson
Many embrace the concepts of life and liberty; yet shirk its consequent responsibilities; the first notion being an inalienable right, the latter, an insufferable wrong. - Glenn A. Maltais
Do not have your concert first, and then tune your instrument afterwards. Begin the day with the Word of God and prayer, and get first of all into harmony with Him. - James Hudson Taylor
Before walking in someone else’s shoes, you have to remove your shoes first. - Dr. Asoka Jinadasa
We first make our habits, then our habits make us. - John Dryden
Love life comes last in my life. I put real life first. - Cyc Jouzy
In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, most Merciful. Praise be to AllahThe Cherisher and Sustainer of the Worlds: Most Gracious, Most Merciful; Master of the Day of Judgment. (First Chapter from the Quran, Al Fatiha, which every Muslim prayer contains and begins with, but in Arabic) - Our Creator
Be you wise and never sad,You will get your lovely lad.Never serious be, nor true,And your wish will come to you--And if that makes you happy, kid,You'll be the first it ever did. - Dorothy Parker
[S]tart at the turn of the last century, in 1901, with the celebration of Detroit’s bicentennial. That was the Detroit that came before--before all the racket that attended the making of the modern world, which happened here first and faster than anywhere else on this planet. - Jerry Herron
A little knee time first thing in the day keeps u standing all day! - Evinda Lepins
The first and last thing required of genius is the love of truth. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
You can experience the same thing over and over again but how you feel about it will never be the same as the first. - Lik Hock Yap Ivan
We don't need to start our dream from the top all we need is to make a first step where we are standing right now and say my journey starts now - Subingsubing Dondy
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. - Epictetus
A leader first tries to listen, then tries to understand, then creates a common vision and then together takes action for the realization. - Debasish Mridha
Never dance in a puddle when there's a hole in your shoe (it's always best to take your shoes off first). - John D. Rhodes
Your first love is like your first language. No matter how many other languages you speak, you can never be as good as in your first. - Ahmed Alibage
I didn't read the book. I burned it after the first sentence. - Rodindeadpan
They say grief occurs in five stages. First there's denial followed by anger. Then comes bargaining, depression and acceptance. But grief is a merciless master. Just when you think you're free you realize you never stood a chance. - Emily Thorne
USAGE, n. The First Person of the literary Trinity, the Second and Third being Custom and Conventionality. Imbued with a decent reverence for this Holy Triad an industrious writer may hope to produce books that will live as long as the fashion. - Ambrose Bierce
let me tell you i'm in love with you. let me tell you that the first thing i do when i wake is think of you. let me be completely honest about this-- about what you mean to me.let me take it there without ruining everything. - Ava
We are eager to teach our children to go in the way they should go (Proverbs 22:6) but sometimes so much unwilling to go that way first. - Santosh Thankachan
The first rule of self control is never to put yourself in a position where you have to practice self control - Venancio Cadle Gomani Jr.
Hold faithfulness and sincerity as first principles. - Confucius
[On school uniforms] Don't these schools do enough damage making all these kids think alike, now they have to make them look alike too? It's not a new idea, either. I first saw it in old newsreels from the 1930s, but it was hard to understand because the narration was in German. - George Carlin
Write for impact first, money second. If you do it the other way around, you’ll end up with less of either. - Don Roff
May I share with you a formula that in my judgment will help you and help me to journey well through mortality... First, fill your mind with truth; second, fill your life with service; and third, fill your heart with love. - Thomas S. Monson
In business, you must remain unattached to the outcome. It matters not who is chosen first and who is chosen second. The only thing that matters is the final verdict. - Laura Moncur
Acceptance is such an important commodity, some have called it "the first law of personal growth." - Peter McWilliams
Fearlessness is the first requisite of spirituality. Cowards can never be moral. - Mahatma Gandhi
Mankind's first sin gave us the ability to know both good and evil. Our subsequent sins make us increasingly unable to tell the difference. - Ron Brackin
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase. - Martin Luther King Jr.
It's a well known fact that computing devices such as the abacus were invented thousands of years ago. But it's not well known that the first use of a common computer protocol occured in the Old Testament. This, of course, was when Moses aborted the Egyptians' process with a control-sea..."
Ours was the first nation to be founded on the idea that all are created equal and all deserve equal treatment under the law. Despite our missteps and shortcomings, these ideals still inspire hope among the oppressed and give us pride in being Americans. - Jimmy Carter
If at first you don't succeed, fail 5 more times. - GLaDOS
Be brave. Take the hill. But first answer the question, "What is my hill? - Matthew McConaughey
My first world is humanity. My second world is humanism. And, I live in the third world being merely a human. - Santosh Kalwar
The first time can always lead to a second chance. But, the second choice can never be the result of the first change. - Vishwanath S J
First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Let him who would move the world first move himself. - Socrates
The ultimate indignity is to be given a bedpan by a stranger who calls you by your first name. - Maggie Kuhn
I feel bad for those who cannot do anything, not even to have fun... without first seeking the permission of others. - Ali B. Moe
... walk in the footprints of his ancestors. This land is a museum of man's ancient history. The American has gone to the moon and found dust, he's going farther away to look for other planets, very good. But know thyself first. That is what I would tell my American friend. - tsegaye gebre medhin
All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time. - Ernest Hemingway
Amendment to live by-J.O.Y.Jesus first, Others second, Yourself last. - Michelle Duggar
To be invisible you shouldn't exist, first of all you should make everything that you are dead... second you are invisible. If you are dead it's not possible the thought to exist! - Deyth Banger
In order to be a teacher you've got to be a student first - Gary L. Francione
My first word for the New Year was "exsanguinate." This was probably not a good omen.
When someone hugs you, let them be the first to let go. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
The dollar bills attached to her hips fluttered to the rug of the small square stage, like the first flakes of winter in the Bronx. (Dark City Lights) - Tom Callahan
Before the fruits of prosperity can come, the storms of life need to first bring the required rains of testing, which mixes with the seeds of wisdom to produce a mature harvest. - Lincoln Patz
I had always felt life first as a story: and if there is a story there is a story-teller - G.K. Chesterton
EFFECT, n. The second of two phenomena which always occur together in the same order. The first, called a Cause, is said to generate the other -- which is no more sensible than it would be for one who has never seen a dog except in the pursuit of a rabbit to declare the rabbit the cause of a dog. - Ambrose Bierce
The first year was like icing. Then the cake started to show through - John Ashbery
Summer, like a kiss, trembles when it first arrives. - Marty Rubin
If I didn't know the ending of a story, I wouldn't begin. I always write my last lines, my last paragraph first, and then I go back and work towards it. I know where I'm going. I know what my goal is. And how I get there is God's grace. - Katherine Anne Porter
People think, Hey, I love kids, I want to write children’s books. But they think children are happy. That’s their first mistake. [Messinger, Jonathan. "Guilt for dinner: The interview." Hipsqueak. 5 May 2011. Web. 18 November 2011.] - Mo Willems
You told me once that too much good in a person's life will stunt their growth. You said pain is necessary, because in order for a person to succeed, they must first learn to conquer adversity. And that's what you do... you deliver adversity where you see fit. - Colleen Hoover
In that moment, Dan was reminded why he wanted to write in the first place. It was the same reason anybody does anything -- to impress women.(Jeremy Goodwin, Sports Night) - Aaron Sorkin
The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year. - Mark Twain
To destroy is always the first step in any creation. - e e Cummings
In framing a government, which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty is this: You must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place, oblige it to control itself. - James Madison
Trying is the first step towards failure - Homer Simpson
It was that Moment when your fingers touched my skin for the first time I realised, how the fire can heal scars. - Akshay Vasu
If you can be heartless as the first man who visited the space, then there will be nothing impossibe for you to achieve. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Everyone has their first date and the object is to hide your flaws. And then you're in a relationship, and it's all about hiding your disappointment. And then, once you're married, it's about hiding your sins. - Joss Whedon
The man who seeks to educate himself must first read and then travel in order to correct what he has learned. - Giacomo Casanova
The first priest was the first rogue who met the first fool. - Carl Sagan
In your 20’s and 30’s, you worry about what other people think. In your 40’s and 50’s you stop worrying about what other people think. Finally in your 60’s and 70’s, you realize they were never thinking about you in the first place! - Anonymous
Life is just like a game,First you have to learn rules of the game,And then play it better then any one else. - Albert Einstein
First fill your heart with an abundance of love. Then let the light of your love enlighten the whole world. - Debasish Mridha
I wish, when I was first born, the first thing I said was "Quote" so the last thing I said before I died would be "Unquote. - Steven Wright
Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle. - Amy Bloom
Abortion is not allowedbecause apparently it is against the law of god.Yes, that butter-wouldn't-melt deitywho ordered babies to be slaughtered,killed all the first-born in EgyptAnd caused an entire human race to drown.From: "Gesels van een imaginaire god"(Scourges of an imaginary god) - A.J. Beirens
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter. - Aleister Crowley
These people were the first to master a new kind of late twentieth-century life. They thrived on the rapid turnover of acquaintances, the lack of involvement with others, and the total self-sufficiency of lives which, needing nothing, were never disappointed. - J.G. Ballard
I did not marry the first girl that I fell in love with, because there was a tremendous religious conflict, at the time. She was an atheist, and I was an agnostic. - Woody Allen
If love is an attraction, then love may be the first.If life is the source of all creation, then love might be the point of action. Let life and love live togetherLet's love win over life forever. - Debasish Mridha
The poet believed that 'Beauty' first entered the world not at its creation, nor with the first garden, the first sunrise, the birth of the first man and woman and their first sexual act. The poet believed that 'Beauty' entered the world the day the first child blushed. - Roman Payne
There is no Christianity unless first there is repentance. And it is not just, Well, I am guilty. It is not just a conviction. It is a conviction plus a desire to turn away from those things. - Brian Richardson
Will there be people who will have the conscience to contribute to the country by changing themselves first? That is the need of the moment. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
November comesAnd November goes,With the last red berriesAnd the first white snows.With night coming early,And dawn coming late,And ice in the bucketAnd frost by the gate.The fires burnAnd the kettles sing,And earth sinks to restUntil next spring. - Clyde Watson
You're badly wounded.You're bleeding but not cut.You feel like dying but you're not.It’s a Love accident an emotional injury.You are not going to the hospital, aren't you?You don't need medicines and first aides, don't you?You just need to move on. Accept it, forgive and forget it. - Bradley B. Dalina
The happiest time of anyone's life is just after the first divorce. - John Kenneth Galbraith
To understand humanity, you must first understand yourself. - Debasish Mridha
To make a great dream come true, you must first have a great dream. - Hans Selye
The first rule of business, is never sell something you love. Otherwise, you may as well be selling your children. - Hugh Macleod
No! I'm not ready, this is still my first cup of coffee! - Anthony Liccione
The Romans would never have found time to conquer the world if they had been obliged first to learn Latin. - Heinrich Heine
The constitution does not provide for first and second class citizens. - Wendell Willkie
Writing is new, relatively speaking. Story telling is ancient. Tell your story first putting aside all other worries. Leave fretting over homonyms, semicolons, and Oxford commas to editors and friends you can be bribe with baking. - Ada Maria Soto
The weakness was the first feature, the other what will do if I was this character? One of the best questions ever I have asked, it's one great from it comes another and another... - Deyth Banger
When good times turn out way bigger than you first expected, that's when you know you're on a roll! - Stephen Richards
For the first time in a very many years, he felt the old vexation, the mingled impatience and pleasure at the world's beautiful refusal to yield up its mysteries without a fight. - Michael Chabon
To become a pious saint, experience first as as a ruthless killer. - Capt Kunal Narayan Uniyal
The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands.
When I view all beings not as special creations, but as the lineal descendants of some few beings which lived long before the first bed of the Cambrian system was deposited, they seem to me to become ennobled. - Charles Darwin
If you want to go to a far and difficult place, firstly send your mind to that far place, then your mind will meet with your body over there! - Mehmet Murat ildan
First wrong by brow-beater abuses the body of law. And the revenge of brow-beaten announces that there is no law in state. Says Bhutta - M.K. Bhutta
To win,you must have both talent an desire- but desire first. - Sam Snead
The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want. - Ben Stein
Our avian brothers are back to roost on the first leg of their annual sojourn south. Why them and not us? Maybe it's because we humans are meant to be rooted in one spot. - Mitchell Burgess
On page 607, alluding to the end of my first marriage (and carefully remembering to state that that's none of his business), he very sweetly says that I 'might leave a wife, but not a friend.' Nice try. Neat smear. But he shouldn't be so sure.... - Christopher Hitchens
Before you are beginning your first step, let's pray first. - Marya Sy
You must first get along with yourself before you can get along with others.
Well, the man who first translated the bible into English was burned at the stake, and they've been at it ever since. Must be all that adultery, murder and incest. But not to worry. It's back on the shelves. - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Peace is the first condition of joy. - Marty Rubin
First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint a second time. - Honore de Balzac
Canada first, Canada last, Canada always. - Wilfrid Laurier
There are two Newman's laws. The first one is "It is useless to put on your brakes when you're upside down." The second is "Just when things look darkest, they go black. - Paul Newman
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Fell in love first,Fell in love quickly—Like I was pushed.Fell in love next,Fell in love slowly—Like I was strolling.Falling in love now And feeling crazy.Thinking of closing my eyesAnd jumping. - Kamand Kojouri
Creativity can impact some sort of "CHANGE" in the WORLD. But we must first embrace pure "DIFFERENCES" and work together for a common cause. - Henry Johnson Jr
One who criticises capitalism while approving of immigration, of which the working class is its first victim, would do better to remain silent. One who criticises immigration while remaining silent regarding capitalism should do the same. - Alain de Benoist
I had sex with Jett because I was attracted to him. Jett hired me because he wanted me. It was lust at first sight. - J.C. Reed
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves. - Malcolm X
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. - Abraham Lincoln
Knowledge (Gnan) is not attained first; first the ego departs. - Dada Bhagwan
Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made ... - Robert Browning
This is your first and final chance, your one and only biography. - Sarah Hall
When your friend becomes a king, treat him first as a king, then let him choose you as a friend. Acting otherwise is suicidal. Familiarity is evil. - Tylor Ilori
Collecting data is only the first step toward wisdom, but sharing data is the first step toward community.
To be creative, first we must be generous. Then we must have a quiet, indomitable belief in our own worth. - Donna Goddard
Dreams are like holding on to a good book in your hands; you have the full story in your palms, but no matter how much you want to get to the end of the story, you have to go through all the pages first; and you are the writer. - T.H Maloa
There is the will of the people; there is the will of the mind! Always be at the side of the second one! The first one contains mostly stupidity; the second one contains always intelligence. - Mehmet Murat ildan
The test of a first-fate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
If love wasn’t conditional, every single first encounter with individuals of your 'preferred' gender would result in *love at first sight.* - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Never let them try out this gratitude, for they would immediately discover that it supplies the first and most important component to happiness: Contentment. - Geoffrey Wood
To gain the spiritual ascendancy over ourselves, and the influences with which we are surrounded, through a rigid course of self-discipline, is our first consideration, it is our first labor, before we can pave the way for our children to grow up without sin unto salvation. - Brigham Young
Practice form, recognize forms, hone your natural gift, and let everything you experience teach you to never be a comparison. This is how art lasts, by pulling form first from the past. - James Emlund
Every technology will alienate you from some part of your life. That is its job. Your job is to notice. First notice the difference. And then, every time, choose. - Michael Harris
I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last. - Bible
She was a mystery, personal in her journey but social in her seek; you wouldn't believe the depth in her heart until the day you felt her essence, for the very first time. - Nikki Rowe
My first thought, as a child, was that the artist brings something into the world that didn't exist before, and that he does it without destroying something else. A kind of refutation of the conservation of matter. That still seems to me its central magic, its core of joy. - John Updike
Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom. - Thomas Jefferson
You'll get a fair trial followed by a first class hanging.
It is better to know oneself than know to others. So not find fault others see first in yourself. When one experiences truth, the madness of finding fault with others disappears. - Suman Jyoty Bhante
To understand Darwin's work, you have to distinguish between his theory of descent and his theory of natural selection. THe full name of the first is the theory of descent with modification. Some call it the fact of evolution, and some call it the doctrine of evolution. - Lee Spetner
It was our first date and I asked what his favorite movie is. He asked if I’d judge him, but instead of judging him I just loved him. - Dominic Riccitello
Creation pulls something from an abyss of nothing. Startups take the something and give it to those in the dark, at first, perhaps, for nothing. - Ryan Lilly
To Become what you Believe, You must first Believe in what you have yet to Become - Joe Goodrich
Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step; for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair. - C. S. Lewis
Crime and punishment can be summed up in two classifications: there are bad people and there are people who get into bad situations. The lines for liberation and rehabilitation should first begin with the people who get into bad situations. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Once I came across two ideographs for the word "love." The first contained the root words "heart" and "hand" and "action"-love as hands and heart in action together. The other ideograph, for "passionate love," was formed of "heart," "to tell," and "a long thread. - Joy Kogawa
We can be the very first generation which fails to see the logic or pride in defining ourselves by anything else but what is found within ourselves: our values - Akilnathan Logeswaran
The two important things I did learn were that you are as powerful and strong as you allow yourself to be, and that the most difficult part of an endeavor is taking the first step, making the first decision.
Over the past ten years, for the first time, intelligence had become socially correct for girls. - Tom Wolfe
Contrary to general belief, I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first. - Peter Ustinov
It only takes one person to change your life for the better: YOU. Develop yourself to be excellent for success, by working hard and smart. Make self-improvement for success your first objective. - Mark F. LaMoure
I could take back those moments that snatched you away from me or maybe just wipe away those ten minutes when you came to me for the first time and I looked into your eyes to realise what love is. - Faraaz Kazi
First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination. - Napoleon Hill
Trying to be a first-rate reporter on the average American newspaper is like trying to play Bach's 'St. Matthew's Passion' on a ukulele. - Bagdikian's Observation
Dreams do come true, but first you must dream. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Seduce yourself first. - Kamand Kojouri
Vivien thought how ugly adults could be, how weak. So used to getting what they wanted that they didn't know the first thing about being brave. - Kate Morton
Holy shit, you're so big."He wasn't a conceited ass when it came to his dick, but it wasn't the first time he'd heard a woman say that. However, coming from Lucie, he suddenly felt like He-Man, minus the fur underwear. - Gina L Maxwell
I loved him as we always love for the first time; with idolatry and wild passion. - Voltaire
True happiness... arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self. - Joseph Addison
He who strikes the first blow admits he's lost the argument. - Chinese Proverb
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
A human being’s first responsibility is to love himself. - Debasish Mridha
The first time I saw her,Everything in my head went quiet. - Neil Hilborn
In passing, also, I would like to say that the first time Adam had a chance he laid the blame on a woman. - Nancy Astor the Viscountess Astor
First make yourself unpopular, then people will take you seriously.
Some of us die long before our last breath. We perish in the fire of love, reduced to ashes in the consuming blaze. No, we do not die when our hearts cease to beat, but when they start beating the first timefor somebody else. - Shakieb Orgunwall
If thou desire to purchase honor with thy wealth, consider first how that wealth became thine; if thy labor got it, let thy wisdom keep it; if oppression found it, let repentance restore it; if thy parent left it, let thy virtues deserve it; so shall thy honor be safer, better and cheaper. - Francis Quarles
And ruin'd love when it is built anew, Grows fairer than at first, more strong, far greater. - William Shakespeare
If at first you don't succeed try, try again. If you fail even after these attempts, perhaps your just stupid. - Devin J. Monroe
Happiness lies, first of all, in health.
To a resolute mind, wishing to do is the first step toward doing. But if we do not wish to do a thing it becomes impossible.
Upon first glance I felt a sense of familiarity with you. Like we had been down this road a thousand times before, why I felt this with a complete stranger I am yet to know but I trust further down the road our chance meeting will make perfect sense. - Nikki Rowe
If I stopped loving Him, I would cease to believe in His love. If I loved God, then I would believe in His love for me. It's not enough to need it. We have to love first, and I don't know how. But I need it, how I need it. - Graham Greene
You Can Not Me Honest To Others, If You Are Not First Honest With Yourself. - Chris Mentillo
Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some external agent, but which will afterward propagate it.
Writing is lonely. Until that moment you write your first character and suddenly you have company. - Eliza Green
No, it is remrable that everest did not yield to the first few attempts; it would have been suprising and not a little sad if it had, for that is not the way of great mountains.
To accomplish the best you can, first aim for the best you can't. - Moffat Machingura
Those who say life is knocking them down and giving them a tough time are usually the first to beat themselves up. Be on your own side. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Though inclination be as sharp as will, My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent, And, like a man to double business bound, I stand in pause where I shall first begin, And both neglect. - William Shakespeare
It's the first thing I tell my students: If you could understand, really understand, that no one needs to read your work, then your writing would improve vastly by the time we meet in this classroom again. - Dan Barden
The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which they are not familiar... Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have generally been persecuted, and always derided as fools and madmen. - Aldous Huxley
Free man needs loyalty to the self first of all, and this implies the right to be himself - Joost A. M. Meerloo
Aristotle deemed courage to be the first virtue, because it makes all the other possible. - Jonathan V. Last
True efficiency is taking some time to be fully first thing in the morning. Rushing isn’t always efficient. - Waylon H. Lewis
Loving yourself comes first from there everything else falls into place - Shellie Palmer
Faith doesn't always come naturally but as we take those steps of faith, we notice little by little that our faith has grown and it isn't as hard as we first thought. - Jacqueline Winslow
First achieve small things and you will achieve great things ultimately... and no one will forget. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
Ability to think is the first step towards self-dependent. - Dim Godswill
We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. - T. S. Eliot
In life, the first thing you must do is decide what you really want. Weigh the costs and the results. Are the results worthy of the costs? Then make up your mind completely and go after your goal with all your might. - Alfred A. Montapert
The first sign of corruption in a society that is still alive is that the end justifies the means. - Georges Bernanos
There are three principal ways to lose money: wine, women, and engineers. While the first two are more pleasant, the third is by far the more certain.
When I first started racing, my father said, "Win the race as slow as you can." - Richard Petty
Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else. - Judy Garland
The book smelled dusty and old but also carried a sweet tang, a hint of something inviting. She opened to the first page and started to read, pronouncing the words in a reverent whisper. - Shannon Hale
Understanding is the first step of accepting! - ey ramos
Well, first I would ask them if they had read the Bible; then I would ask them if they had understood it. - Jürgen Moltmann
Oh, friend, forget not, when you fain would noteIn me a beauty that was never mine,How first you knew me in a book I wrote,How first you loved me for a written line.... - Edna St. Vincent Millay
The wizards were civilized men of considerable education and culture. When faced with being inadvertently marooned on a desert island they understood immediately that the first thing to do was place the blame - Terry Pratchett
A second wifeis hateful to the children of the first;a viper is not more hateful. - Euripides
I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell my children that, they just about throw up. - Barbara Bush
You must first dream, without worrying about how you will fulfill the dreams. There is a divine power that will attract the needed resources for the fulfillment of your dreams. - Lailah Gifty Akita
In actual life every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith.
...And so we go and I meet his parents. And it's a very strange thing meeting your girlfriend's boyfriend's parents for the first time. Part of you is angry for obvious reasons and part of you still wants to make a good impression. On a side note, they seemed in perfect health. - Mike Birbiglia
We spend the first year of a child's life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There's something wrong there. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Find yourself. And if you don’t like what you see, re-create yourself. But first, please, find yourself. - Akif Kichloo
Anybody who tries to change society without first examining the family, is trying to push a shadow without moving a statue. - Stefan Molyneux
The first step toward being loved is learning to love what you see when you look in the mirror. - Tadahiko Nagao
Speaker calls the Christian counselor to look at each person as soul embodied with unique challenges that move us. This is not, he says, the first step before we get on to important business but vital in and of itself. - Edward T. Welch
Valour needs first strength, then a weapon. - J. R. R. Tolkien
If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again! And now they is asking to do it, the men better let them. - Sojourner Truth
I'd much rather be a woman than a man. Women can cry, they can wear cute clothes, and they are the first to be rescued off of sinking ships. - Gilda Radner
The love and attention you always thought you wanted from someone else, is the love and attention you first need to give to yourself. - Bryant McGillns
Taking care of your health and well bring first, is the best way to insure you will be able to care for those you love. - Toni Sorenson
Soul, love, joy and natural beauty shines first from within. Make time for quiet reflective moments. Be still and know there is more than just Botox and pink martinis for women over 40. - Machel Shull
If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style. - Quentin Crisp
Grub first, then ethics. - Bertolt Brecht
If there were a verb meaning "to believe falsely," it would not have any significant first person, present indicative. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man. - Charles Dickens
LEFTISTS EAT THEIR CHILDREN: The poets, artists, and radicals are murdered first once the "revolution" actually comes about. - A.E. Samaan
God's love preceded His washing us. He washed us from sin because He first loved us. - Joseph Sayibu
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Our lives improve only when we take chances -- and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves. - Walter Anderson
Before one may scare the plain people one must first have a firm understanding of the bugaboos that most facilely alarm them. One must study the schemes that have served to do it in the past, and one must study very carefully the technic of the chief current professionals. - H.L. Mencken
For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded. - James M. Barrie
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
When I first tried a sensory deprivation tank, people thought I had lost my mind. In fact, I had found it. - Ryan Lilly
Get your facts first and then you can distort them as much as you wish. - Mark Twain
The first step forward is to admit your fear, then you can take the next step to conquer it. - Ken Poirot
The first thing a man will do for his ideals is lie. - Joseph Schumpeter
Poets and intellectuals...are the ones the tyrants go after first. - Frederick Smock
If literature has engaged me as a project, first as a reader, then as a writer, it is as an extension of my sympathies to other selves, other domains, other dreams, other territories. - Susan Sontag
The first duty to children is to make them happy, If you have not made them so, you have wronged them, No other good they may get can make up for that. - Charles Buxton
It is strangely wonderful to feel the lack of something instead of believing that it was never there in the first place. - Kevin Wilson
When a goal matters enough to a person, that person will find a way to accomplish what at first seemed impossible. - Nido Qubein
That’s the key to walking through the Wall.... You have to first see it as not being a Wall, even though everyone you know still sees it as a Wall. - Kevin J. Shay
Maybe I'm too late to be your first. But right now, I'm preparing myself to be your last. - mr. sid
I’d never seen anything like it. First a trial, then a few murders, then dancing. Life goes on. Or, in this case, death continues. - Charlaine Harris
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition. - Indira Gandhi
The mint makes it first, it is up to you to make it last. - Evan Esar
First of all, no messiahs are sent. Secondly, no messiah got it. Lastly, no messiah is. And if there ever was or is, maybe I too am it. As too is every dimwit. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Maturity dare to be the first to shine as a light in the dark. - Kishore Bansal
All you really need to know for the moment is that the universe is a lot more complicated than you might think, even if you start from a position of thinking it's pretty damn complicated in the first place. - Douglas Adams
The existence of poverty is the proof of an unjust and ill-organised society, and our public charities are but the first tardy awakening in the conscience of a robber. - Sri Aurobindo
Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive! - Sir Walter Scott
A judicious enemy anticipates siege while relishing in peace, therefore, to find such an enemy unprepared you must first distract him with the very thing he is mindful of.
First we build the tools, then they build us. - Marshall McLuhan
We live first and find reasons later. - Marty Rubin
Authentic Christian living has its own order of priority in our lives: God first, others second, self third. - Billy Graham
Wanna become a Billionaire...?Try to become a 'Thrillonare' first - Nitin Yadav
I shall drink to the Pope, if you please, still, to conscience first, and to the Pope afterwards. - John Henry Newman
The meanest, most contemptible kind of praise is that which first speaks well of a man, and then qualifies it with a "but". - Henry Ward Beecher
Our place of birth is not so much as important as our place of berth, yet we can't moore. If we do we know our birthplace for the first time. - Amah Lambert
Courage, the original definition of courage, when it first came into the English language it’s from the Latin word cor, meaning heart and the original definition was to tell the story of who you are with your whole heart. - Brené Brown
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster. - Jonathan Swift
The first buyer of your Success has to be you.Once you are truly IN, You are sure to WIN - Wordions
Let the dawn of the New Year’s first day be the beginning of a new era with an invisible Almighty’s blessings showered on everyone to be always true to their own first version. - Anuj Somany
Too often fantasy is not a rich elaboration of life designed to enhance our existence, rather it is our pell-mell escape from life with the intent of exiting this existence. And the most imaginative fantasy of all is to somehow think that I can do that in the first place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
First, know where you want to go. Then, go where you want to go. You are your own pilot and you can choose your Destination. - RVM
Father is Everyone's First Preceptor.Happy Father's Day! - Mohith Agadi
Some compilers allow a check during execution that subscripts do not exceed array dimensions. This is a help, but not sufficient. First, many programmers do not use such compilers because "They're not efficient." (Presumably, this means that it is vital to get the wrong answers quickly.)
In order to heal themselves, people must recognize, first, that they have an inner guidance deep within and, second, that they can trust it. - Shakti Gawain
I prefer to be the first to be wrong than to be the last to be right - Pat Boens
The difference between politics and religion is that the first makes it legal to hate, and makes the love of the second illegal. - Rebecca McKinsey
To realize your dreams, you must first take action towards those dreams. - Teresa Marie Garcia
Artie: It's in here.Jim: Let's check this [box] first, Artie.Artie: Oh. [Finding a fake Sword of Kuniyoshi] Phony! How do you like that? Phony!Jim: Artie...so are our bonds.Artie: Oh. You can't trust anybody these days.Wild Wild West (TV) Season 3Night of the Samurai - Wild Wild West TV
when you’re the first in your family to go to college, you never truly feel like they’ve let you go. - New York Times Staff
Beauty is but a vain and doubtful good; A shining gloss that vadeth suddenly; A flower that dies when first it 'gins to bud; A brittle glass that's broken presently: A doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower, Lost, vaded, broken, dead within the hour. - William Shakespeare
Two sodium atoms are walking along the street when one stops and says, "Oh my God, I think I've lost an electron!" "Are you sure?" asks the other sodium atom. "Yes," replies the first sodium atom, "I'm positive." - Anonymous
He makes people pleased with him by making them first pleased with themselves. - Lord Chesterfield
If at first you don't succeed, destroy all evidence that you tried. - Steven Wright
Well, the first month of 2014 is soon to complete welcome to tomorrow dream warrior. - Akutra-Ramses Atenosis Cea
We come into this world crying and calling, wailing and singing; and for the first months of our life all our needs and instincts, our dissatisfactions and discoveries are immediately vocalized without apology and without censor. - Paul Newham
No one rises above who he or she has been without first having fallen down. The best time - in fact, the only time - to make a real change in your life is in the moment of seeing the need for it. He who hesitates always gets lost in the hundred reasons why tomorrow is a better day to get started. - Guy Finley
A good deed that follows upon another is the reward for the first one, and an evil deed that follows upon another is a punishment for the first one. - Junayd
he was not her first love but he was her first true love. - wunny azman
The first stage of ignorance is illusion, due to lack of exposure to reality. The second stage of ignorance is delusion, or the refusal to acknowledge reality. The third stage of ignorance is the rejection of altruism. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Every great improvement has come after repeated failure. Virtually nothing comes out right the first time. Failures, repeated failures, are the posts on the road to achievement. - Charles F. Kettering
Your friends will know you better in the first minute you meet than your acquaintances will know you in a thousand years. - Richard Bach
We get called dishonoring for pointing out the garbage in the church, yet nobody ever seems to think it's dishonoring that somebody put the garbage there in the first place. - D.R. Silva
Everything we know and believe about deity and divinity nowadays, is a direct origin of old civilizations. Everybody, Greeks, Saxons, Assyrians and Soumerians, all imitate the ancient ways of the first tribes of central Africa (Mason father to his son in "The Omniconstant - Christos Rodoulla Tsiailis
We understand death for the first time when he puts his hand upon one whom we love - Germaine de Staël
Set priorities for your goals. A major part of successful living lies in the ability to put first things first. Indeed, the reason most major goals are not achieved is that we spend our time doing second things first.
For writers it is always said that the first twenty years of life contain the whole of experience the rest is observation - Graham Greene
My first kiss. A new kind of kiss, like the new kind of music still playing, softly, in the distance - wild and arrhythmic, desperate. Passionate. - Lauren Oliver
You must love yourself first to the soul of your aura... - Jennifer Pierre
A lot of parents tell their children that if they want to be an actor, that's fine, but they should do something else first, so they've got something to fall back on. It doesn't work like that, as far as I'm concerned. - Ewan McGregor
The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking."[War With Honour, 1940] - A.A. Milne
Principle comes first; action thereafter. - Todd Stocker
To succeed in life you must believe and take first step in working towards realizing your goals. - Lailah Gfty Akita
To reach a child's mind, first reach a child's heart. - Edward Mooney, Jr.
It's no shame in reaching second or third base if you aimed for first base. - Stephen Richards
Go find yourself first so you can also find me. - Jalaluddin Rumi
First contact comes not by hand of man, but by metal of machine. - Ryan Sean O'Reilly
if you are falling for a new person, you haven't attempted the first one with full heart.... - Ankit Jadhav
If you have feelings about reading, you feel the rhythm of prose or of a poem like music. It awakens something in your soul and then of course you study, read, you grow up and you begin to understand the message and that is the first step towards understanding life. - María Kodama
The head follows the feet. We live first and find reasons later. - Marty Rubin
Don't quit. It's very easy to quit during the first 10 years. Nobody cares whether you write or not, and it's very hard to write when nobody cares one way or the other. You can't get fired if you don't write, and most of the time you don't get rewarded if you do. But don't quit. - Andre Dubus
You may not get it right the first time...life happens,people meddle,you frustrate each other and in those circumstances,you drift apart...When you get a second chance and the universe smiles at you,destiny lends a hand and fate brings you together again,Do not mess it up - Dru Edmund Kucherera
First of all, I wish you love, and that by loving you may also be loved.But if it’s not like that, be brief in forgettingAnd after you’ve forgotten, don’t keep anything. - Victor Hugo
God ,Supper Supper Love is You. God First First Love is You. - Dariush Youkhaneh
Public display of mourning is no longer made by people of fashion, although some flashier kinds of widows may insist on sleeping with only black men during the first year after the death.
If there had been an exercise I'd liked, would I have gotten this big in the first place? - Jennifer Weiner
Writing Tip:Don't let the "writing rules" bog you down when you're writing the first draft; they don't matter when you're writing the story, only when you're editing the story. - Linda Westphal
The first paragraph of my book must get me my reader. The last paragraph of a chapter must compel my reader to turn the page. The last paragraph of my book must ensure that my reader looks out for my next book. - Ashwin Sanghi
The refreshing pleasure from the first view of nature, after the pain of illness, and the confinement of a sick-chamber, is above the conceptions, as well as the descriptions, of those in health. - Ann Radcliffe
In a republican nation, whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of reasoning becomes of first importance - Thomas Jefferson
Having been engaged rather a lot of times, was asked whether a lady should give back the ring. Her answer?"Of course dahlink, but first, you take out all the diamonds. - Zsa Zsa Gabor
Love thyself first to love others. - Debasish Mridha
If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun. - A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Loss; is the returning of what never actually belonged to us in the first place. - Yasmin Mogahed
If you wish me to weep, you must mourn first yourself. - Horace
What I was afraid of was my own grief, the weight of it, the ineluctable corrosive force of it, and the stark awareness I had of being, for the first time in my life, entirely alone, a Crusoe shipwrecked and stranded in the limitless wastes of a boundless and indifferent ocean. - John Banville
Inch by inch it's all a cinch, by the yard it's hard. Go for it -- no matter how slow or long the process seems at first. - Mardi Ballou
To gain significance, you must first realise that you are insignificant. - Manoj Vaz
Paradoxically, however, a story ceases to be like life on its last page. Life goes on, but the story does not. Its characters have no vitality outside the first page and after the last is only good as the next reader's. - Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren
We all fall sometime, you're not the first. I know it hurts. In the end, you'll find what you deserve. - Alter Bridge
...my object is to show that the chief function of the child--his business in the world during the first six or seven years of his life--is to find out all he can, about whatever comes under his notice, by means of his five senses... - Charlotte M. Mason
The world must be all fucked up," he said then, "when men travel first class and literature goes as freight. - Gabriel García Márquez
...and I wondered, not for the first time, if some of life's tragedy arose when people put themselves in situations they were not by nature suited for. - Charlotte Rogan
We can say that Muad'Dib learned rapidly because his first training was in how to learn. And the first lesson of all was the basic trust that he could learn. - Frank Herbert
You know I’m the first rapper to adopt a tabby cat. You know I adopted straight from the ASPCA, you feel me? Just breaking the boundaries, man, showing everybody it’s okay to be yourself. Embrace yourself. Embrace your health. Ayyy! Just continue to love yourself and accept. - Brandon McCartney
First rule of restorations. Never do what you can’t undo. - Donna Tartt
When solving a "panic" you must first ask yourself what you were doing that could possibly frighten an operating system.
First rule of spirituality - thou shall not believe in your own bullshit. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."[Remarks on the first anniversary of the Alliance for Progress, 13 March 1962] - John F. Kennedy
I can't think of too many things as exciting as reading a book for the first time! - Jen Selinsky
I never draw blood on a first date. - Talla Demoniac Dance
Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book was written.
Trying something new is like daring to speak a foreign language, you bite your tongue at first, memorize and thereafter sing it as if you were pretending to be unacquainted. - Michael Bassey Johnson
We know from daily life that we exist for other people first of all, for whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends. - Albert Einstein
Gratitude is a harbinger of healing, the first robin of spring. - Joyce Wycoff
That's when it hit me. I had to go through a lot of bad relationships first, but I'd finally found him. My very own Prince Charming. Turns out they do exist.Touché, Cinderella. Touché. - Cindi Madsen
Some writers may never create a work. Their purpose is to help others create their first word. - Darnell Lamont Walker
People imagine that missing a loved one works kind of like missing cigarettes. The first day is really hard but the next day is less hard and so forth, easier and easier the longer you go on. But instead it’s like missing water. Every day, you notice the person’s absence more. - Anne Tyler
Whenever pastors assume people in their congregation know certain things, they miss opportunities to teach. If a pastor makes assumptions year after year, then a whole generation has never heard [that truth] for the first time. If we assume too much, we communicate too little. - Andy Stanley
One of the first duties of the physician is to educate the masses not to take medicine. - Sir William Osler
The life of a vampire begins with the first bite. - A.J. Gallant
The garden was full of sorrowSongbirds and unusual winds whistled a rhymeClouds caused to appear and cast down darknessFor this was the first day the sun didn't shine - John E. Wordslinger
Tis easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it. - Benjamin Franklin
Power is the ability to control people or things. So, unless you learn to control your own self first, how would you be able to influence anybody else? Now, doesn’t that apply to all of us? - Pulkit Patel
The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking. - -A. A. Milne
First, I thought, almost despairing,This must crush my spirit now;Yet I bore it, and am bearing-Only do not ask me how. - Heinrich Heine
I have two great duties in each day: firstly, to identify why I woke up and secondly to be convinced of why I must retire for the day - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Education stuffs you full of ideas without the coinciding experience that gave rise to those ideas in the first place, giving you incorrect perspective and notions. - Arthur Schopenhauer
As a matter of principle, I never attend the first annual anything. - George Carlin
it's often been said, she's easy on the eye but the moment she shows you a slice of her personality, you'll feel for the first time, something of magic is walking on this earth. - Nikki Rowe
If you are to become what you are meant to be, you have to first find your real meaning! - Leslie Austin
1484Hi Goodreads. My first day. I read all of the time but I must promote my own 2 books - Vulnerabilia and Legacy.VULNERABILIA - James Dalton
Our first and most pressing problem is how to do away with warfare as a method of solving conflicts between national groups within a society who have different views about how the society is to run. - Margaret Mead
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing. - Jonathan Swift
Effective leadership is doing important things first. Effective management is knowing what is important. - Debasish Mridha
Men have two greatest fears: the first fear is the fear of being needed, and the second fear is the fear of not being needed. - C. JoyBell C.
If you Fail, Never Give Up because, F.A.I.L means "First Attempt In Learning". - Jerhia
If you don't lose first you are not entitled to win. - Wilfredo Aqueron
To truly learn from someone or something, one must first learn to love them. - Silvia Hartmann
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
The first principle of freedom is that we are responsible for our actions. - Marty Rubin
One's first love is always perfect until one meets one's second love. - Elizabeth Aston
It’s exciting to watch young children read poetry for the first time. You can sense the wheels turning and you just know their brain is doing this wonderful thing called learning. It’s magical! - Elaine Grey
There are several paths to success; We are given multiple opportunities to achieve our potential throughout our lives. Some get there a little faster than others. But one thing is for sure; NO ONE gets there without first having a goal then taking action and LOTS of it! - Rachael Bermingham
The Wanderer then leaves behind the spiritual seeker, with all the accumulated knowledge and lofty spiritual experience, and takes the first step on the Journey. - Frank Wanderer
Leading a nation requires sacrifice; justice is the first one. - M.F. Moonzajer
I am a first generation immigrant and a woman, but I don't really write about that because I feel like I'm a human being. There are universal human experiences. When you don't put your picture online, they can see your soul before they have preconceived notions. - Evelyn Rodriguez
To stimulate life, leaving it free, however, to unfold itself--that is the first duty of the educator. - Maria Montessori
So the paradox goes: No man who is really ignorant is ever aware that he is ignorant. That is its finest, most faulty manifestation; there can be no true ignorance without first some claim of intelligence or consciousness, or superiority or enlightenment. - Criss Jami
…Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I don't know what will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity. We're more popular than Jesus now. Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me. - John Lennon
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - and you are the easiest person to fool. - Richard Feynman
Creativity is just an attraction to the second rate minds but simplification to the first rate minds. - Amit Kalantri
One of the first signs of the beginnings of understanding is the wish to die. This life appears unbearable, another unattainable. One is no longer ashamed of wanting to die; one asks to be moved from the old cell, which one hates, to a new one, which one will only in time come to hate. - Franz Kafka
When in brief flashes of serendipity you glimpse what you were born to do... Do it. No matter what. Take steps toward it, even if they are depressingly small at first. With each inch closer to your central magic, you will feel it. It is unmistakable for anything else. It's called purpose. - Jacob Nordby
God has, in fact, written two books, not just one. Of course, we are all familiar with the first book he wrote, namely Scripture. But he has written a second book called creation. - Francis Bacon
First say to yourself what you would be;and then do what you have to do. - Epictetus
To really enjoy the better things in life, one must have first experienced the things they are better than.
Before you're given what you want, you'll first be tested with what you don't really want. - Constance Friday
We’re making our decisions or so we think. Yet in truth, ignorance, greed, and the scourge of immediate gratification are often the things that are making them. So if we’re going to truly live well, maybe the first thing we need to decide is who’s deciding. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Expectation is an anchor, a heavy burden every man is to first carry and then overcome if he is to ever reach the shorelines of his dreams. - Peter S. Fogg
The first thing you have to know about writing is that it is something you must do everyday. There are two reasons for this rule: Getting the work done and connecting with your unconscious mind. - Walter Mosley
The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt. - Rene Descartes
You either have to be first, best or different.
Love is always the first casualty of a religious war, the second is Truth and the third...Humanity. - Jason Versey
If not you, then who? If not now, when? - Hillel first- century Jewish scholar
I may err but I am not a heretic, for the first has to do with the mind and the second with the will! - Meister Eckhart
The first and most important thing that God requires of a man is to bear responsibility for future generations - Sunday Adelaja
To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan... believe... act! - Alfred A. Montapert
On a basic level, he had seen first-hand how his government used the element of fear to accomplish its objectives; the same element of fear that had been used as an excuse to engage its huge war machine in conflicts for the profits of America’s oligarchy. - Kenneth Eade
People lack morals, good moral character is important in every aspect of your life. Honesty and Integrity opens the door. Your character allows others to see you for who you truly are. Make your first impression a lasting impression. Ironically it may be your last impression - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
To me, fair friend, you never can be old,For as you were when first your eye I ey'd, Such seems your beauty still. - William Shakespeare
When it came to her, I became an indomitable warrior. My muscles became her shield and my lungs aided her breath. She would not fall with me by her side, for I was the wings that sprouted from her back. No one would cross her without first having to survive my wrath. - Hubert Martin
The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled flow of words in an open forum."(Adlai E. Stevenson, 1900-1965, American Lawyer, Politician) - Adlai E. Stevenson II
I keep the subject of my inquiry constantly before me, and wait till the first dawning opens gradually, by little and little, into a full and clear light. - Isaac Newton
If at first you don't succeed, find out if the loser gets anything. - Bill Lyon
To overcome something great you must first learn to overcome your own fears. - Nikki Rowe
there are two word in my world first love the strongest and second chance quotes. - Rohit Dhariwal
Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
When they'd first come out in the morning, a single flounder lay flapping and puffing in the breezeway, one sad, swollen eye looking back toward the sea. - Dennis Lehane
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue. - Virginia Woolf
First of all, never buy a man a plasma TV until you're married. A lot of men once they have a plasma TV they don't need a girlfriend - Greg Behrendt
He that first cries out stop thief, is often he that has stolen the treasure. - William Congreve
This is the first age that's ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one.
I sat with the broken; I whispered their names, I let them feel for the first time; serendipity, would change the vision they see for a day - Nikki Rowe
‎your first thought would send the power of Quantum physics into a hive of activity. your first thought, would inevitably become the destiny of the day - Andre Jordan
It's way too easy to see the real face of a person. They're amiable and full of pretense when they want something from you, but the minute you don't give in, back away or put yourself first (like they do) is the minute they show you who they really are. - Donna Lynn Hope
Actions have consequences...first rule of life. And the second rule is this - you are the only one responsible for your own actions. - Holly Lisle
Love is anything but safe, it's wild and raw and will rip at your heart strings but once you've tasted it for the very first time it becomes like an addiction feeling nostalgia when seperated for another beating heart & before them you question where you called home. - Nikki Rowe
My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there. - Indira Gandhi
To know yourself, you must first sacrifice the illusion that already you do. - Vironika Tugaleva
Chris has turned out to be a revolutionary leader who started businesses for the first time of its kind that influenced the nation’s young blood and across the world. - csalamone
During rough time in a Business, a Leader should act like a ship captain. His first and foremost priority should be to put his employees to security before thinking of his own welfare. - Indy Bissessur
Self-trust, we know, is the first secret of success.
The first casualty when war comes is truth. - Hiram Johnson
You will never glory in God till first of all God has killed your glorying in yourself. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
And they danced with laughter and tears. They swung each other round and round, the first and last time in years. - Hubert Martin
I cannot calculate nor attempt to manage sacrifice, for to do so is to attempt to sacrifice comfortably. And it is in the attempt to sacrifice comfortably that I begin to realize that the desire for comfort is in reality the demand that I put myself first, and there is nothing of sacrifice in that. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Writing is like prostitution. First you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money. - Molière
Before man ventures into daydreams about his futuristic society, he shouldfirst immerse himself in the nothingness of his being, and finally restore life to what it is all about: a working hypothesis. - Tomislav Sunić
First you will suffer, then you will tolerate and finally you will accept all your pain. Life will be always like this - Saga Valsalan
Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men's bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind.
Winning is an inside job. A person who achieves victory is the one that first wins his or her internal battles. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
When you approach something to photograph it, first be still with yourself until the object of your attention affirms your presence. Then don't leave until you have captured its essence. - Minor White
The care of human life and happiness, and their destruction is the first and only legitimate object of a good government. - Thomas Jefferson
I almost always urge people to write in the first person. Writing is an act of ego and you might as well admit it. - William Zinsser
First secure an independent income, then practice virtue. - Greek Proverb
True freedom exists beyond the bounds of our faculty of reason because rational beings can only reason practical freedoms even if first conceived in theory or as an idea. - Adam Kovacevic
You never forget the books you loved as a kid. You never forget the poems you memorized, the first book you read until the cover fell off, the book you read hidden from your mother. What an honor to hold hands with a child's imagination in this way. - Meg Medina
Ambition strives. At first for goals, until it reaches them. Then for more, because it's insatiable. - Renzo Dante (Saligiare)
Nothing in life is promised. Each day is a valuable opportunity to play an important role in this world. Treat each moment like it's the performance of a lifetime; approach every show like it's your first, respect it as if you've invested years, appreciate it like it's your last. - Carlos Wallace
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards. - Vernon Sanders Law
It's the same each time with progress. First they ignore you, then they say you're mad, then dangerous, then there's a pause and then you can't find anyone who disagrees with you. - Tony Benn
When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first. - Ernest Hemingway
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children. - Clarence Darrow
Value yourself first and only then you can learn to value others. - Charlyn Khater
The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man. - Huey P. Newton
Men always want to be a woman's first love, -women want to be a man's last romance. - Oscar Wilde
The First wealth is health. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every time I go away from home seems first time..... - Ankit_pandey
88% of women love making their first love making incident with a man seem like an accident. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
"One cannot be a mother without first being a person; family, husband, and children should not be allowed, as is so often the case, to steal a woman’s selfhood and her dreams." Mother to Sherlock, Mycroft, and Enola Holmes by author Nancy Springer - Vannessa Anderson
The indifference, callousness, and contempt that so many people exhibit toward animals is evil first because it results in great suffering towards animals, and second because it results in an incalculably great impoverishment of human spirit. - Ashley Montagu
Your mind, which is yourself, can be likened to a house. The first necessary move then, is to rid that house of all but furnishings essential to success.
A writer may not know the way at first; but if he endeavors to complete his task, he carves a path with his story, a knowledge shortcut. - Susan J. McIntire
Delivering a project isn’t difficult. What’s difficult is delivering a project without first taking the time to plan properly - James Leal
Television is the first truly democratic culture -- the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want. - Clive Barnes
In his grief over the loss of a dog, a little boy stands for the first time on tiptoe, peering into the rueful morrow of manhood. After this most inconsolable of sorrows there is nothing life can do to him that he will not be able somehow to bear. - James Thurber
Where did we ever get the crazy idea that in order to make children do better, first we have to make them feel worse? Think of the last time you felt humiliated or treated unfairly. Did you feel like cooperating or doing better? - Jane Nelsen
Indeed, what is there that does not appear marvelous when it comes to our knowledge for the first time? How many things, too, are looked upon as quite impossible until they have been actually effected? - Pliny the Elder
The first mistake of art is to assume that it's serious. - Lester Bangs
UNSOPHISTICATEDI sing my merry songat first blush of daythis external peacetendered by the soft shadeof tidy clouds idly crossing places,a fresh note returns to mind:I am unsophisticated at heart. - Tara Estacaan
First we are tested on our strengths, then we our strengths are tested - Marianne
God chose to introduce Himself to us in the first verse of Genesis as a Creator. And yet so few Christians really understand the power of creativity to influence the culture. - Phil Cooke
I BELIEVE IN LOVE <3 AT FIRST SIGHT BECAUSE I M LOVING MY MOM SINCE I OPENED MY EYES - Aditya Mahajan
If bad things are happening in your country, remember, the first responsible person is your stupid government! But if you have supported that government, now, you are the first responsible person! So sit down and shut up! - Mehmet Murat ildan
First one must understand conditioning - only then can we speak of choice - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Never Kill your What Ifs,But first be Grateful for What Is. - drishti bablani
A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example. - Niccolò Machiavelli
No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun! Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one! - C. JoyBell C.
We shall not cease from our exploration And at the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time - T. S. Eliot
...you'll find that being a friend is to like a person for who they are, even the parts you don't understand. You don't have to understand, or do the same, or live their lives for them. If you truly care for them, then you want them to be who they are; that was why you liked them in the first place. - Terry Goodkind
The first rule to tinkering is to save all the parts.
The process of falling in love at first sight is as final as it is swift in such a case, but the growth of true friendship may be a lifelong affair. - Sarah Orne Jewett
There are only two ways to live your life. One as if all that matters is to have someone love and accept you. The other is as though loving and accepting another person is all that matters. Often, when you choose the second you get the first. - Shannon L. Alder
First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII and we thought it was a typewriter. Then we discovered graphics, and we thought it was a television. With the World Wide Web, we've realized it's a brochure. - Douglas Adams
His reading suggested a man swimming in the sea among the wreckage of his ship, and trying to save his life by greedily clutching first at one spar and then at another. - Anton Chekhov
Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second. - Agatha Christie
Don’t worry, I’m the business expert here, and when I make my first million, I’m going to sue those werewolves’ asses off, Priscilla said cheerfully. They’ll have no ass left. They’ll be ass-less. They’ll look ridiculous. - St. Clair, Georgette
Be thou the first true merit to befriend, his praise is lost who stays till all commend. - Alexander Pope
... first learn to construct the parts properly before it ventures to fashion a great whole; ... - Friedrich Nietzsche
So, your kids must love the iPad? I asked Mr. [Steve] Jobs, trying to change the subject. The company’s first tablet was just hitting the shelves. They haven’t used it, he told me. We limit how much technology our kids use at home. (Nytimes article, Sept. 10, 2014) - Nick Bilton
We work to firstly realize our hidden potentials. - Sunday Adelaja
I have been praying, too, for the first time in my life. That parson, Tugwell, he helped me see - not the error of my ways, for I knew them all to well already - but what was wanting in me. I am far from perfect, I know, but I am changed and changing still - Julie Klassen
if we want individuals to take responsibility for their actions we must first establish a rational, effective and empowering means of separating individual responsibility from that of the collective. - Daniel Waterman
I live in the first drop of ink that touches every blank page. - Margie Curcio
Experience is a hard teacher becuase she gives the tests first, the lessons afterwards.
For an idea that does not first seem insane, there is no hope. - Albert Einstein
A conservative is a man who believes that nothing should be done for the first time. - Alfred E. Wiggam
Tears are our first language and our last. - Marty Rubin
The first purpose of your life is to find the purpose of your life. - Raaz Ojha
I learned the first rule of repentance: that repentance requires greater intimacy with God than with our sin. - Rosaria Champagne Butterfield
For the first time, I understand that, as much as one might desire change, one has to be willing to take a risk, to free-fall, to fail, and that you've got to let go of the past. - A.M. Homes
We shall not cease from our exploration, and at the end of all our exploring, we shall arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. - T. S. Eliot
To look beyond our horizons is to acknowledge that we’ve hemmed ourselves in by creating them in the first place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
this is my first language. {on Writing} - Dawn Garcia
Only the guilty and the lovers really fear. The first because of what they are, the second for what they might lose. - Jonathan Carroll
First we eat, then we do everything else. - M.F.K. Fisher
Sex is like the cherry on the top of a sundae, but you need to make the sundae first, if you get my drift. - Zane
For Parents: Never blame or scold a child for their first mistake after all family is the first school from where a child learns. - Neeraj Bhanot
The first kiss is stolen by the man; the last is begged by the woman. - H. L. Mencken
Nature was quick to pass the sponge of her deluges over these awkward sketches (dinosaurs), these first nightmares of Life. - Villiers de L'Isle-Adam
There are two types of people: those who just live their lives, and those who have nothing better to do but watch and talk about the first type. - Ali B. Moe
There are two types of people: those who just live their lives, and those who have nothing better to do than watch and talk about the first type. - Ali B. Moe
The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all. - H. L. Mencken
In a company of children and grown-ups, the latter are those who should demonstrate good manners and always let the children speak first. - Zoran Stojkovski
Self awareness is key, and the first step in change. We cannot change our world or ourselves without the awareness of what needs to change. To shift the patterns that disempower you, you must get honest with yourself and become aware of what they are. - Eileen Anglin
When we first believe we think we can do it all; our passion is so strong. But after a time we start to learn that passion doesn't equal strength, and our sinful nature rears its ugly head. - Hayley DiMarco
You know who I pray to? Joe Pesci. Two reasons: First of all, I think he's a good actor, okay? To me, that counts. Second, he looks like a guy who can get things done. Joe Pesci doesn't fuck around. In fact, Joe Pesci came through on a couple of things that God was having trouble with. - George Carlin
There is a light at the end of the tunnel, but it begins with you. You have the power to take the first step toward a better future. - Dave Shepp
If there is to be any hope for the world, indeed if you really want to find satisfaction and happiness in your life, you must regard the return you will receive as a secondary consideration, if a consideration at all ……seek money first and you will ruin your land, or betray your profession… - Sir James Darling
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence. - Louis Pasteur
The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. - Mark Cain
He in whom the love of repose predominates will accept the first creed, the first philosophy, the first political party he meets most likely his father's. He gets rest, commodity, and reputation; but he shuts the door of truth. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Everything originates first in the mind and all things are born there primarily. After the thought has occurred, manifestation happens. - Poonam Dhandhania
Where does the violet tint end and the orange tint begins? Distinctly we see the difference of the colors, but where exactly does the one first blending enter into the other. So with sanity and insanity. - Herman Melville
Death is the first and final entry in the book of this life. - Kevin Focke
Art was the first casualty of the Socialist and Communist revolutions of the 20th Century. Socialists killed the independent thinkers first. - A.E. Samaan
To control yourself, control your fear first. - Debasish Mridha
Nobody will ever tell you who praised you but everybody would like to be the first to tell you who criticized you. - Amit Abraham
On any journey, we must find out where we are before we can plan the first step. - Kathy Boevink
When an animal comes between the lion and its prey, the animal first becomes the prey before the main prey. - Uzoma Nnadi
The fact regularly faced in telling people first the odd truths is that some don’t openly reflect, but most outrightly reject; and when it turns out to be correct publicly, they accept only to give often its credit to a person who desires but doesn’t deserve respect. - Anuj Somany
There are three ways YOU can GET OUT of abject poverty. The first is inheritance which is always volatile and very scarce. The second is Education which very sustainable. The third and the most EFFECTIVE way is DEATH (or to Die ). But I recommend YOU to Choose Education - Oppong Amankwaa
To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan...believe...act! - Alfred A. Montepert
The excitable observer will pass judgement first and then make knowledge conform to judgement; the prudent observer will first learn to know and then judge according to knowledge. - Thomas Cleary
You write once and you can call yourself a writer, but it takes three novels before you can call yourself a novelist. The first two could have just been lucky. One day, I will finish my third, and one day, I will be a novelist. - Michael Kroft
To a woman the first kiss is just the end of the beginning but to a man it is the beginning of the end. - Helen Rowland
There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they'll take you. - Beatrix Potter
I come from a culture of handwringers, vengeance seekers, people who name children after ancestors by rote -- first child, paternal grandfather, second child, maternal, and on and on and on. - Julia Glass
Men, you'll never be a good groom to your wife unless you're first a good bride to Jesus. - Timothy J. Keller
When we first met, I didn't want to get involved with anyone. I didn't have the time or energy, and I wasn't sure that I was ready for it. But you were so good to me, and I got swept up in that. And little by little, I found myself falling in love with you. - Nicholas Sparks
We all self-conscious. I'm just the first to admit it. - Kanye West
There is no need to do any housework at all. After the first four years the dirt doesn't get any worse. - Quentin Crisp
Going to the seaside in winter is like seeing your partner first thing in the morning. Ugly, depressing and troubled by wind. - Andy Leeks
Pride the first peer and president of hell.
I kissed my first girl and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. I haven't had time for tobacco since.
Nature unfolds her treasure at the first ray of sunrise. - Kishore Bansal
Empowered Women 101: Happiness is something that you establish before a relationship. It is not the relationship that establishes it first. - Shannon L. Alder
Their guilt plus their repentance should have equalled forgiveness. But they don’t feel forgiven, so they failed, which makes them feel guilty, which was why they repented in the first place, so they’re stuck right where they started: Guilty. - Geoffrey Wood
First of all, you're dead. Secondly, I cut off your head. Thirdly... yes, I know that rhymed, you really don't have to tell me. - Gayle Ramage
The irony of American history is the tendency of good white Americanas to presume racial innocence. Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege.In other words. It is a privilege to ignore the consequences of race in America. - Tim Wise
If a woman chooses to support her husband and become First Lady, I believe she must do so with the understanding that the public expects the full-meal deal. - Venita Ellick
He who is to be a good ruler must have first been ruled - Aristotle
Successfult people are two types; those who are meant to be, and those who try so hard and be. If you are not the first, be the second or try harder. - Alahdal A. Hussein
Ridicule is the first and last argument of fools. - Charles Simmons
I have lived some thirty years on this planet and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors. - Henry David Thoreau
First reach your target in your mind, then reaching your target in reality will just be a formality! - Mehmet Murat ildan
You don't know what thirst is until you drink for the first time. - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Because," I said, "the japanese were as responsible as the Germans for turning Americans into a bunch of bankrupt militaristic fuckups - after we'd done such a good job of being sincere war-haters after the First World War. - Kurt Vonnegut
How can you tell somebody who is pursuing happiness that they're somehow not American when that was the very first promise that America made? - Dan Savage
If you want to change the world, first change yourself. - Debasish Mridha
The first time you see something that you have never seen before, you almost always know right away if you should eat it or run away from it. - Scott Adams
At first are moving tombs on the surface of the surface of the earth; then we become static tombs in the brims of the cemetary soil; waiting to become eternal people in fellowship for God. I know there is another fellowship in heaven! - Israelmore Ayivor
All great things must first wear terrifying and monstrous masks, in order to inscribe themselves on the hearts of humanity. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Determination is the first step of ladder to show Efficiency. - Kishore Bansal
In order to write about life, first you must live it! - Ernest Hemingway
I knew I'd been living in Berkeley too long when I saw a sign that said 'Free firewood" and my first thought was "Who was Firewood and what did he do?'
Before you can successfully make friends with others, first you have to become your own friend. - Stephen Richards
As someone said, inthe School of Hard Knocks they give the test first, then thelesson. That is a slow, costly and surely painful way to learn.Unfortunately, it’s the only school that teaches many thingsyou need to know. - Derric Yuh Ndim
In other words, the man who is born into existence deals first with language; this is a given. He is even caught in it before his birth. - Jacques Lacan
There are two great rules of life, the one general and the other particular. The first is that everyone can in the end, get what he wants, if he only tries. That is the general rule. The particular rule is that every individual is, more or less, an exception to the rule. - Samuel Butler
Dalí painted melting clocks. I suppose if he'd asked around first, quizzed people if they wanted to see a picture of a melting clock, the answer might have been something obvious, like 'Clocks don't melt!' But, lucky for us, Salvador didn't care what anyone else thought. You use what moves you. - Laura Ruby
Freedom, inefficiency, and prosperity are not in it frequently found together, and it is seldom easy to distinguish between the first two. - Edmund S. Morgan
It wasn't exactly love at first sight, but it was deeper than that. A sense of belonging to a place I never knew I wanted but somehow always needed. It was a home that carried a heartbeat. - Nikki Rowe
To even begin to embrace the magnitude of God’s vision, we must first embrace our vision as being nothing more than vision by definition. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Respect, Love, and Value yourself. Always remember to be good to yourself by taking care of yourself. Make yourself a priority and know that it’s okay. Don’t feel guilty for loving yourself, first! You’re just as important as anybody else. - Stephanie Lahart
I have on my table a violin string. It is free to move in any direction I like. If I twist one end, it responds; it is free.But it is not free to sing. So I take it and fix it into my violin. I bind it and when it is bound, it is free for the first time to sing. - Rabindranath Tagore
The first act of honoring the self is the assertion of consciousness: the choice to think, to be aware, to send the searchlight of consciousness outward toward the world and inward toward our own being. To default on this effort is to default on the self at the most basic level. - Nathaniel Branden
Depression, is like trying to find a light switch in pitch darkness. Defeating it takes much assistance and resource. First, it's letting in loved ones that are reaching out, when light will begin to shine. - Anthony Liccione
Women remember the first kiss, men remember the last. - Unknown
I was kind of excited to go to jail for the first time and I learnt some great dialogue. - Quentin Tarantino
Many people find bald, unvarnished truths so disturbing, they prefer to ram their heads in the sand and start dreaming at the first sign of scientific reality. - Charlie Brooker
It doesn't matter when, how old am I and how. When the first robot is build and it can be like a human which will mean can think, and communicate I will go and buy it. Because this will be the best friend ever will have and ever had! - Deyth Banger
You build a great network by first offering your services to others, and by so doing, winning their interest. This is the foundation of building trust and creating a platform for them to invest in you in a reciprocal manner, such that it becomes a win-win situation. - Oscar Bimpong
The first rule about the low hanging fruit principle is to always watch out for low hanging branches, they’re the ones to take it away from you. - Stephen Richards
No evil ever came from a woman’s womb that wasn’t placed there first by a man.’... Tantie Neptune, Lucifer's Key by , due 2013 - Charles A. Cornell
The day you stop caring about opinions of other , is the first day of you freedom. - Robin Dabhi
since you are alive, only two thing await you... your death or the coming of Jesus Christ. whichever will come first. - Geoffrey Samukulu
Two of the greatest hungers in our world today are the hunger for spirituality and the hunger for social change. The connection between the two is the one the world is waiting for, especially the new generation. And the first hunger will empower the second. - Jim Wallis
The first step towards obtaining wisdom is to acknowledge the sovereignty and authority of God and to be subject wholly to His will. - Sunday Adelaja
If you don't love yourself, you won't be happy with yourself. If you can't love yourself, you can't love anyone else. You can't give the love you do not have. You can't make anyone love you without loving yourself first. - Kemi Sogunle
I am really Chloe Anthony Wofford. That's who I am. I have been writing under this other person's name. I write some things now as Chloe Wofford, private things. I regret having called myself when I published my first novel, The Bluest Eye. - Toni Morrison
The worst denial of all is being in denial that we’re in denial in the first place. And I would wonder if that’s not exactly where most of us live out most of our lives. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
My first memory is of light -- the brightness of light -- light all around. - Georgia O'Keeffe
The best way of writing sex scenes is to do the first draft, orgasm, and then start editing. You can be objective post-orgasm. - Christos Tsiolkas
Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing. - Elizabeth Goudge
Try to breathe," he said, and for the first time the only thought in my head after an instruction like that wasn't Fuck you.I breathed. - Alice Sebold
... the first step to eternal live is you have to die. - Chuck Palahniuk
You fall flat on your face, and it's not the first time you've done it, Never let your past press you down. - Auliq Ice
Judgement is always based on experience and sometimes you will battle a person's history first, before commonsense will ever win the war. - Shannon L. Alder
The shock of photographed atrocities wears off with repeated viewings, just as the surprise and bemusement felt the first time one sees a pornographic movie wear off after one sees a few more. - Susan Sontag
I was the first woman to burn my bra - it took the fire department four days to put it out. - Dolly Parton
First you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down. - George Burns
We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started-- and know the place for the first time.
If at first you don't succeed, tweak it before you toss it. - Todd Stocker
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a new heaven first found the power thereto in his own hell. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Everything is subjective. - Lord Hsieh the First of Lancastshire
Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. - Alexander Pope
Now that I have found thee, I know that in the first step I took, I moved away from thee. - Idries Shah
How can you fall in love at first sight when you can't even see? - Melinda Cross
You only have one chance for a first impression. - Judy Sheindlin
We want you to take from us. We want you, at first, to steal from us, because you can't steal. You will take what we give you and you will put it in your own voice and that's how you will find your voice. - Francis Ford Coppola
God always visit two times in our life first on our birth he is the one who take out from mother's womb second to take back home. - Kishore Bansal
No woman marries for money; they are all clever enough, before marrying a millionaire, to fall in love with him first. - Cesare Pavese
Your first mind knows better than you. - Andrea L'Artiste
If you want to be a doormat you have to lay yourself down first. - Oscar Wilde
When virtues are pointed out first, flaws seem less insurmountable. - Judith Martin
Any time you pull down a fence, always ask why it was put there in the first place.
Limited money and family obligations have never stopped a man who really wanted to do something, although they provide excuses for a man who is not really up to the creative challenge in the first place. Find out today whether you are willing to do what it takes. - David Deida
The whole history of civilization is strewn with creeds and institutions which were invaluable at first, and deadly afterwards. - Walter Bagehot
First conscious thoughts to wake,first guided steps to take. What walk of path not known..... of many moments already born? - L.G. Space
It is much easier to extinguish a first desire than to satisfy all of those that follow it. - François de La Rochefoucauld
No one will love you more than you do. So love your self first. - Debasish Mridha
I have two great duties in each day: firstly, to identify why I woke up and secondly to be convinced of why I must retire! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead. That person is sharply different from one who is leader first, perhaps because ofthe need to assuage an unusual power drive. - Robert Greenleaf
Quote from Frontiers:"Regardless of what happened, it was definitely going to be an exciting time for everyone, the day humanity first reached out to touch the stars. - Jeff W. Horton
Minnie Spotted Wolf from Butte, Montana, was the first Native American to enlist in the Marine Corps Womens' Reserve. Spotted Wolf joined in 1943. She commented that Marine Corps boot camp was "hard, but not that hard. - Tom Holm
The fundamental qualities for good execution of a plan is first; intelligence; then discernment and judgment, which enable one to recognize the best method as to attain it; the singleness of purpose; and, lastly, what is most essential of all, will-stubborn will. - Ferdinand Foch
The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.
To find your way you must first take the steps - Martin Powell
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt. - Sir Francis Bacon
A technical objection is the first refuge of a scoundrel. - Heywood Broun
Transported to a surreal landscape, a young girl kills the first woman she meets and then teams up with three complete strangers to kill again. - Rick Polito
The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God (or Satan) is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance...logic can be happily tossed out the window. - Stephen King
If you'd like to be good at something, the first thing to out the window is the notion of perfection. - Scott Berkun
Faxian and Xuanzang might have been the first Chinese to travel to India, but sometimes it felt like I was the first. - Hong Mei
He who is truly honest with his words will be shown instantly ,upon his speaking , by the mother nature the picture first of the people who are either the worst or the best to him and others of his nature. - Anuj Somany
Yesterday was the last day on the calender of the past. Tomorrow will be the first day on the calender of the future. Today is both the first and the last day of the present. Use it well. - Israelmore Ayivor
Science says the first word on everything, and the last word on nothing. - Victor Hugo
If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your thing.
When starting any business the first thing you must do is Learn before you can Earn. The "L" always come first - PLP
Give as much as importance to your goal as you give it to your first girlfriend, with that much importance your girlfriend might still leave you but your goal will definitely come to you. - Amit Kalantri
The first thing I crave when I'm dieting is the worst thing for me. I have come to realize that the same is true when I set new relationship standards. - Steve Maraboli
Police Officer Angry Aggression Theory (POAAT) is why you need to video record the police before they shoot you. Always start the video camera at the first contact, as it can go sour at any time and without warning. - Steven Magee
The first person who is on your mind the moment you open your eyes after a long sleep is the reason either of your happiness or pain. - Reader's Digest Association
Experience informs us that the first defense of weak minds is to recriminate. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The future is not a result of choices among alternative paths offered by the present, but a place that is created - created first in the mind and will, created next in activity. - John Schaar
First rule to be a photographer, you have to be invisible. - Sameh Talhamy
The restoration of man’s inner eyes can hardly be expected in this day and age unless, first of all, one were willing and determined simply to exclude from one’s realm of life all those inane and contrived but titillating illusions incessantly generated by the entertainment industry. - Josef Pieper
I go to movies expecting to have a whole experience. If I want a movie that doesn't end, I'll go to a French movie. A movie has to be complete within itself; it can't just build off the first one or play variations. - Joss Whedon
Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration. - Andrew Carnegie
I was married, a mom, and a career woman—the holy trinity of women in the twenty-first century. The three expressions were truly distinct, but the unity of them created the essence. I must confess I felt in control, much more than I felt blessed. - Sharon Nir
First, I have not minded so much leaving the Garden because God, blessed be his holy name, has never abandoned us. - Katerina Whitley
...first thing is that I love you. And the second thing is that as much as I honor your former profession, I don’t think your geese care much for your betrothed and I hope they hadn’t any plans on sharing our bed. - Shannon Hale
First draft: let it run. Turn all the knobs up to 11. Second draft: hell. Cut it down and cut it into shape. Third draft: comb its nose and blow its hair. I usually find that most of the book will have handed itself to me on that first draft. - Terry Pratchett
A big lemoncolored cat watched him from the top of a woodstove. He turned his head to see it better and it elongated itself like hot taffy down the side of the stove and vanished headfirst in the earth without a sound. - Cormac McCarthy
If you want to win the heart of a person, first win the perception - Santosh Avvannavar
Sometimes... the first step to forgiveness is realizing that the other person... is batshit crazy. - Michelle Bartlett
The most difficult thing about writing; is writing the first line. - Amit Kalantri
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. - Sam Levenson
When a character comes to life, it’s like meeting a new friend for the first time. - Lynette Mather
PRECIPITATE, adj. Anteprandial. Precipitate in all, this sinner Took action first, and then his dinner. Judibras - Ambrose Bierce
Piety /pi•e•ty/ (modern definition)1. When you use Christ’s teachings to put someone in their place out of anger and self-righteousness. It is the number two reason people leave the faith. The first is pride. - Shannon L. Alder
First LEARN...thenremove the 'L - Mohit Manke
When Roseanne read the first script of mine that got into her hands without being edited by someone else she said, 'How can you write a middle-aged woman this well?' I said, 'If you met my mom you wouldn't ask'. - Joss Whedon
Self-trust is the first secret of success. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Most of life’s big steps require a certain muddling through, a trusting that no one really knows the magical formula for the big firsts in life [Cram, Cusi, "‘One Life to Live’ and 14 Beautiful Boys to Kiss," Cafe, January 14, 2015]. - Cusi Cram
When kings the sword of justice first lay down; They art no kings, though they posess the crown; Titles are shadows, crowns are empty things, The good of subjects is the end of kings.
I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right. - Cato the Elder
Your first appearance, he said to me, is the gauge by which you will be measured; try to manage that you may go beyond yourself in after times, but beware of ever doing less. - Jean Jacques Rousseau
First there is a time when we believe everything, then for a little while we believe with discrimination, then we believe nothing whatever, and then we believe everything again - and, moreover, give reasons why we believe. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Be the person that will take the first step towards personal success. You will be remembered for it. - Steven Cuoco
To transform this world into a better place to live, make yourself a better person first. - Debasish Mridha
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failures certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it. - Alexandre Dumas
At my lemonade stand I used to give the first glass away free and charge five dollars for the second glass. The refill contained the antidote. - Emo Phillips
When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. Then he placed his right hand on me and said: "Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last. - Jesus/John
No matter what vision you have in Nigeria. The first thing that must be done is to destroy Terrorist. - Saminu Kanti
The best book I've ever written wasn't the first...It was the book of life. - Khali Raymond
Remember that happiness is as contagious as gloom. It should be the first duty of those who are happy to let others know of their gladness. - Maurice Maeterlinck
and when his lips touched mine forthe very first time . . . i knew he is theone - shivangi lavaniya
No matter what they say in the conferences and symposiums about poverty and hunger in the world. At the end, they are the first one forgetting us. - M.F. Moonzajer
Can’t you see…The stars tonight Baby I’m sitting hereDying For your light You’re killing me With your lonely nights ………………Baby what elseYou’re trying to prove Lower your fence I made my first move Take me back to your arms Tonight…………………. - sami abouzid
The discovery of this strange society was a curiously refreshing thing; to realize that there were ten new trades in the world was like looking at the first ship or the first plough. It made a man feel what he should feel, that he was still in the childhood of the world. - G. K. Chesterton
If you love three people at the same time, choose the first one, because if there was a 4th or 5th one, you might still fall for them. - Emmanuel Aghado
The first qualification for a historian is to have no ability to invent. - Stendhal
Friendship is thinking of the other person first. - George Alexiou
Death gives people the courage to be honest, sometimes for the first time in their lives. - Elise Maybelle, Timecrest
If you adjust first time, compromise second time, failure is what you will get third time. - Amit Kalantri
Three things at least they [good politicians] must require; the first is back-bone; the second is back-bone; and the third is back-bone. - Charles Sumner
First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak. - Epictetus
For any kind of problem, we must first undoubtedly believe that we can absolutely solve it! Then, the solution will come; it is our determination and our utter belief on this matter that shall bring the solution! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A man has to be very understanding and put his wife first before himself. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
To succeed in life you must believe and take first step in working towards your goals. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If you have sacrificed my nation to preserve the peace of the world, I will be the first to applaud you. But if not, gentlemen, God help your souls." Czechoslovakian foreign minister to Lord Halifax as reaction to announcement of allies' betrayal in 1938. - Jan Masaryk
If you want to change the world,learn to change yourself first. - Hazrat Ali ibn Abu-Talib R.A
I replayed the moment I first saw him at the picnic throughout our years together. As corny as it may sound, from the first glance we shared near the cake stand at the picnic, the two of us remained connected like the icing on one of those made from scratch cakes... - Kat Kaelin
You grow up the day you have your first real laugh -- at yourself. - Ethel Barrymore
Here's a tip to avoid death by celebrity: First off, get a life. They can't touch you if you're out doing something interesting. - Kent Nichols and Douglas Sarine
I always tell my kids to cut a sandwich in half right when you get it, and the first thought you should have is somebody else. You only ever need half a burger. - Louis C.K.
If at first you don't succeed, try to eat a big lunch and take a nap...er wait, no... #badadvice - Jayce O'Neal
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please. (Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable.) - Mark Twain
To live a lie may allow us to avoid the truth, but the real lie lays in believing that we can avoid the truth in the first place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Ich bin lieber eine Frau als ein Mann. Frauen dürfen weinen, hübsche Kleider tragen, und sie werden als Erste von einem sinkenden Schiff gerettet.I'm glad that I'm a woman and not a man. Women are allowed to cry and to wear pretty dresses, and they are the first to be saved from a sinking ship. - Antonia Rau
We have reason to believe that man first walked upright to free his hands for masturbation. - Lily Tomlin
I knew someone had to take the first step and I made up my mind not to move. - Rosa Parks
I love being an author - its the first job I've ever had where I'm paid to daydream. - Greig Beck
You think you're paying your dollar for a chance at the $6.2 million jackpot on Saturday, but really you're paying for the pleasure of the car ride home, deciding which credit card to pay off first and where your kid will suddenly be able to go to college. - Kelly Braffet
Which comes first: Good or Evil? Usually evil. Good counters. - Steve Chapman
We require from buildings, as from men, two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it; which last is itself another form of duty. - John Ruskin
They say family's first, but family is the first to get you hurt - Chrisper Malamsha
Illusion is the first of all pleasures. - Oscar Wilde
The first and great commandment is: Don't let them scare you. - Elmer Davis
I always turn to the sports pages first, which record people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.
Life's short. Eat dessert first, work less and vacation MORE!! - Lea Mishell
The first kiss and the first glass of wine are the best. - Marty Rubin
...[O]ne of the first things a Magnolia League debutante learns: Keep your thoughts and opinions to yourself. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying. - Friedrich Nietzsche
My first day of teaching, I got hit in the head with a bandstand & needed 4 stitches. Welcome to #NYCity teaching in the 90s. - Ace Antonio Hall
There is so little difference between husbands you might as well keep the first.
Muhammad adhered meticulously to the charter he forged for Medina, which - grounded as it was in the Quranic injunction, "Let there be no compulsion in religion" (2:256) - is arguably the first mandate for religious tolerance in human history. - Huston Smith
A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it runs the other way. - Honoré de Balzac
First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win. - Mahatma Gandhi
Before I was ordained, when I was working for the council, I thought of the first three months of the year as January, February, March. Now I think of them as Epiphany, Candlemas and Ash Wednesday. - Adam Smallbone
If man be sensible and one fine morning, while he is lying in bed,counts at the tips of his fingers how many things in this life truly willgive him enjoyment, invariably he will find food is the first one. - Lin Yutang
im the type of talkactive person, but once im silent. that only have two things,first ; im falling in love,second ; I hate Liar.they could be both ; yes im falling in love with a Liar. - anne idris
Beliefs are choices. First you choose your beliefs. Then your beliefs affect your choices. - Roy T. Bennett
To express open creativity, you first need to create your own space of seclusion. - Anthony Liccione
Management by objectives works if you first think through your objectives. Ninety percent of the time you haven't. - Peter Drucker
If you're gonna burn a bridge behind you, make sure you've crossed it first. - Quentin R. Bufogle
Be the first to the field and the last to the couch. - Chinese Proverb
... From want of foresight men make changes which relishing well at first do not betray their hidden venom, as I have already observed respecting hectic fever. Nevertheless, the ruler is not truly wise who cannot discern evils before they develop themselves, and this is a faculty given to few. - Niccolò Machiavelli
Don't let a thief into your house three times. The first time was enough. The second time was a chance. The third time means you're stupid. - C. JoyBell C.
Frankly, Pedro Almodóvar's recent box office hit, Volver, is the first movie I've seen in which a young woman's retaliation against sexual violence doesn't ultimately boomerang around to destroy her - Sarah Stillman
Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home. - William Ewart Gladstone
Democracy is, first and foremost, a spiritual force, it is built upon a spiritual basis - and on a belief in God and an observance of moral principle. And in the long run only the church can provide that basis. Our founder knew this truth - and we will neglect it at our peril.
TO BE AN ENTREPRENEUR, BE A DOER FIRST.IT TAKES YOU TO BE THAT! - PRIYANSHU JOSHI
The first person to measure the rate of acceleration of a free falling body was Father Giambattista Riccioli. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
A Plan B life can be just as good or better than a Plan A life. You just have to let go of that first dream and realize that God has already written the first chapter of the new life that awaits you. All you have to do is start reading! - Shannon L. Alder
Beauty is the first test; there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.
I’m beginning to wish I’d had you deported after the first murder! Death seems to follow you around like the plague. - Steve Robinson
When we put God first, all other things fall into their proper place or drop out of our lives. - Ezra Taft Benson
Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last. - Charlotte Bronte
Be alone and love it. Be lonely and hate it. The first will empower you; the later will destroy you. Become your own best friend and never be lonely again. - Doobie Shemer
To live a creative life we must first lose the fear of being wrong. - Joseph Chilton Pearce
Sydney, look at me.' He rested his hands on the car roof and leaned in. 'No one is going to hurt you. Do you know why?' She shook her head, and Victor smiled. 'Because I'll hurt them first. - V.E. Schwab
We think the cross to bear is not for those who are gay, but those who believe in crosses in the first place. - Jon Armstrong
A netizen speaks normally about one’s life’s first priority or preference through the profile picture; it’s often the person seen therein, but it could also be the product on which s/he lays the hand on or seen as an inset in this selfish and materialistic world. - Anuj Somany
If you want something, then you also want everything that comes with it. If you don’t want what comes with it; then guess what?! You really didn’t want it in the first place! - Akiroq Brost
The most tried and true way to put God first is to read His Word, the Bible, and obey it. There are no shortcuts to spiritual growth. - Jim George
At Group L, Stoffel oversees six first-rate programmers, a managerial challenge roughly comparable to herding cats.
What does this mean? Simply that to make DNA, you have to have DNA in the first place! You have to have the DNA code within the cell before you can make more DNA code. Without the complete code in the first place, there is no way to make the code necessary for every living cell! - Lawrence O. Richards
The first thing you need to know about Goldman Sachs is that it's everywhere. The world's most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money. - Matt Taibbi
And then she poked him again. Not because he wasn't paying attention but because when she did it the first time she found she liked it. Mrs. Bunny might think she was getting away with this, but Mr. Bunny was silently counting the pokes to pay her back later. - Polly Horvath
Kids born today will see us navigate past the first greatest test of humanity, which is: can we actually be smart enough to live on a planet without destroying it? - Alex Steffen
In order to attain extraordinary greatness, first you need to be drowned in the deepest fathoms of helplessness, misery and heartache. - Abhijit Naskar
No gains are ever achieved without first taking the risk of trying. - Norma Gail
Before one can walk as Christ walked,and talk as He talked,he must first begin to think as Christ thought. - A.A. Allen
Nature takes the decision first, man agrees, reconciles, modifies, refutes, contradicts etc., subsequently. It means the application of reason, the discretionary power of a man, only happens afterwards! - Thiruman Archunan
Invention, it must be humbly admitted, does not consist in creating out of void, but out of chaos; the materials must, in the first place, be afforded: it can give form to dark, shapeless substances but cannot bring into being the substance itself. - Mary Shelley
The first duty of a man is to love himself. When someone loves himself, he is loving the universe. This universe is existing because of you. - Debasish Mridha
Accursed be he that first invented war. - Christopher Marlowe
Success is not about getting it right the first time but about not giving up even if it takes a lifetime of effort. - Pooja Ruprell
The Fourth Amendment wasn't written for people with nothing to hide any more than the First Amendment was written for people with nothing to say. - Dave Krueger
The last thing one knows when writing a book is what to put first. - Blaise Pascal
He trusts her.She nodded andseemed happy to betrusted at last.- Not First Love - Jennifer Lawrence
It is not the path that you have trouble finding. You knew your path since your first daydream. It's courage you're searching for - courage to trust yourself and stop searching for a travel partner who knows better than you where to go. And courage is only built in action. - Vironika Tugaleva
If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up.
When everything seems worse, impossible to achieve, thinking about giving up, quitting? Remember why started first? Trust yourself, tap yourself and say if you cannot make it, no one is going to. Look back, the whole team believes in you, go for it and be a CHAMPION. - Vivek Thangaswamy
Your belief is mostly your prison! To discover the world outside your prison, you must first realize the walls surrounding you! Otherwise you shall continue being stuck in the prison of childish tales and fallacious illusions! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A romance book is designed to tell you something about love–its ability to endure, forgive, go the extra mile, care about someone, put someone else first. - Dee Henderson
Reading this book is like waiting for the first shoe to drop. - Ralph Novak
Nothing is lost that we do not first see as lost. Visions born of fear give birth to our failing.Visions born of hope give birth to our success.What is possible lives within us, and it only remains for us to discover it. - Terry Brooks
Go is the first part of the word Gospel.It should be the watchword of every true follower of Christ.It should be emblazoned on the banners of the church. - Billy Graham
There isn't much difference between "giving" and "leaving". While the former will ALWAYS come back to you, the latter will only do if it was meant to be yours in the first place. - Olaotan Fawehinmi
If asked for an opinion we’ll say what we think. And by what we think I mean the answer that comes to our mind first, seems most logical and requires the least amount of effort to articulate, while getting us in the least amount of trouble. Really that’s what our communication boils down to. - Aaron Blaylock
If you're suddenly doing something you don't want to do for four years, just so you've got something to fall back on, by the time you come out you don't have that 16-year-old drive any more and you'll spend your life doing something you never wanted to do in the first place. - Ewan McGregor
I want you to be my last kiss of the year and the first of next - Kat Unda
The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, they finish by loading honors on your head. - Jean Cocteau
I'm the first to admit that I don't write right. Now, relax and enjoy the show! The sideshow, that is. - Lori R. Lopez
Imagination is the first step of creation - Farid F. Ibrahim
The first duty of a man is the seeking after and the investigation of truth. - Cicero
What is first?Love or life?Life or love?Intention or emotions?Emotions or intentions? - Debasish Mridha
Where we see the same faults followed regularly by the same misfortunes, we may reasonably think that if we could have known the first we might have avoided the others. - James Madison
TreeIt is foolishto let a young redwoodgrow next to a house.Even in this one lifetime,you will have to choose.That great calm being,this clutter of soup pots and books--Already the first branch-tips brush at the window.Softly, calmly, immensity taps at your life. - Jane Hirshfield
On the first day of a college you will worry about how will you do inside the college? and at the last day of a college you will wonder what will you do outside the college? - Amit Kalantri
You’re beautiful. You walk wonderfully and if I were here and saw you now for the first time I’d be in love with you. If I saw you for the first time everything would turn over inside of me and I’d ache right through my chest. - Ernest Hemingway
There are two different categories of love. The first category is called a fairytale. The second category of love is called just another lesson - Taylor Swift
There are books written to be read.There are books written to be sold.The first ones have the soul and lessons you need.The second ones are just plain, empty, and cold. - Alexandr Iscenco
It reminds me that we are born innocent but ignorant, and that to remedy the second of these conditions we inevitably surrender the first. - Martha N. Beck
Each and every day begins with a choice, the first influencing the second, the third and so on . . . - Evinda Lepins
If I ever reach heaven I expect to find three wonders there: first, to meet some I had not thought to see there; second, to miss some I had expected to see there; and third, the greatest wonder of all, to find myself there. - Billy Joel
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
I would rather be governed by the first 2000 people in the Manhattan phone book than the entire faculty of Harvard. - William F. Buckley Jr.
Sabbath, in the first instance, is not about worship. It is about work stoppage. It is about withdrawal from the anxiety system of Pharaoh, the refusal to let one’s life be defined by production and consumption and the endless pursuit of private well-being. - Walter Brueggemann
I tried to curl around him, holding him with my arching body. His mouth was slow and searching, the kisses hard at first, then loosening as if unraveling from their own heat. The pleasure thickened, hard flushes rising through me, bringing the desire to full-slip ripeness. - Lisa Kleypas
First of all there is matter—and, remarkably enough, all matter is the same. The matter of which the stars are made is known to be the same as the matter on the earth...The same kinds of atoms appear to be in living creatures as in non-living creatures. - Richard Feynman
If you can think about it, you can achieve it. The difference between your thought and achievement are your self-doubt, and fear of failure. The longer you will take to start, the longer you will take to reach your destination. Seeds of everything that we see around were first sown in the mind. - Sanjeev Himachali
Hope is the first step to healing - Shilpa Menon
First, come to the point where you realize you are alone, completely and utterly alone in the vastness of the universe and all of time.Then realize you are not alone. Look back on your life and see the people who stood by you. There were some. Realize the God of your understanding cares. - Christopher Hawke
The first draft of anything is shit. - Ernest Hemingway
If you ever want to love someone, love yourself unconditionally first. - Debasish Mridha
First, I blow a hole in your face; then I go back inside, and sleep like a baby... I guarantee you. - Clint Eastwood
He looked at me, that first day, like he had just found something he’d lost a thousand years ago. - Jennifer Elisabeth
This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet. - Jalaluddin Rumi
So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. - Christopher Reeve
First deal with your own tears; tomorrow do something about acid rain. - Betty Jane Whylie
Your first book is the only one that matters. Perhaps a writer should write only that one. That is the one moment when you make the big leap; the opportunity to express yourself is offered that once, and you untie the knot within you then or never again. - Italo Calvino
at first sight everyone seems like human. - Arzum Uzun
If you look in the mirror and don't like what you see, you can find out first hand what it's like to be me. - Gerard Way
People who meet in airports are seventy-two percent more likely to fall for each other than people who meet anywhere else. - The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting. - Charles Bukowski
When you see a person for the first time, you're not seeing him, but seeing yourself and your whole life in his mirror. - Debasish Mridha
I have two questions for you: one, what kind of person do you want to be? Two, what kind of music would I find on your playlist? If any answer in the second question is in conflict with your answer to the first question, you may want to make a few changes. - Justin Young
To achieve a great success, you must first have yourself behind yourself as your greatest supporter! - Mehmet Murat ildan
He who has not first laid his foundations may be able with great ability to lay them afterwards, but they will be laid with trouble to the architect and danger to the building. - Niccolo Machiavelli
If a rhinoceros were to enter this resteraunt now, there is no denying he would have great power here. But I would be the first to rise and assure him that he had no authority whatever. - G. K. Chesterton
If a person solely advocates to not worry about those people who take credit of others work and just advises to do own job sincerely, then the first thing to do is to ensure if s/he is also not like them only. - Anuj Somany
In order to know how to pray for people, we have first to determine: Whether, they are saved or not. - Sunday Adelaja
For us to change history, we first need to change the future. - Anthony Liccione
Observe your enemies for they first find out your faults. - Antisthenes
In the end, what will you fight for-- what got there first, what got there last or what has been there all along? - Shannon L. Alder
When will we learn we are Human first, and that all other names are merely changes of clothing? - Katharine Eliska Kimbriel
If miracles represent prophecy, we must have more prophets in twenty first century than the entire human history. - M.F. Moonzajer
First, stop making formula films that people have already started rejecting.This year, several big budget films haven't been entertained by the audience.Still stars continue to dictate terms.The youth wants new good content.From htcafeSaturday,Dec.20,2014 - Anurag Kashyap
Progress always involves risk; you can't steal second base and keep your foot on first. - F.W. Dupee
Whatever path we take, the first step is to acknowledge the complexity of the dilemma and to accept that simplistically dividing the past into good guys and bad guys leads nowhere. Unless, of course, we are willing to admit that we usually follow the lead of the bad guys. - Yuval Noah Harari
We used to be best friends but the first time I saw you, my heart beats fast like my happiness can never be surpassed. I don’t know why but if I lost you promise I will always cry. - Berry Quotes
If at first you don't succeed, try again.If you still don't succeed, blame someone else. - Jeffrey S. Trosin
Be a woman of confidence, not cockiness. Know your boundaries, set no limits. Speak your kindness and turn your back to conformed groups. The only way to be a woman of change in this world, is to walk what you talk and set your own soul free first. - Nikki Rowe
There is no right or wrong way to write a novel. Each journey is different for every individual work and for every writer. The first error is never to begin; the second is never to finish. - Don Roff
Loving yourself is the first step towards knowing what you would and wouldn't take from people - it determines not just the way people treat you but the relationships you keep in the first place - Mr Imbuya
The success of every websites now depends on search engine optimisation and digital marketing strategy. If you are on first page of all major search engines then you are ahead among your competitors in terms of online sales. - Dr. Christopher Dayagdag
The government cannot give to anybody anything that thegovernment does not first take from somebody else. - Adrian Rogers
And now, in keeping with Channel 40's policy of always bringing you the latest in blood and guts, in living color, you're about to see another first--an attempted suicide.
Your silence will never protect you,Indeed, Silence is the ultimate weapon of power, but It destroy us first.......... - sahil nazim
The first rule of book club - is that nobody wants to talk about book club. - Douglas Lewis
Silence is exhilarating at first - as noise is - but there is a sweetness to silence outlasting exhilaration, akin to the sweetness of listening and the velvet of sleep - Edward Hoagland
The right of dissent, or, if you prefer, the right to be wrong, is surely fundamental to the existence of a democratic society. That’s the right that went first in every nation that stumbled down the trail toward totalitarianism. - Edward R. Murrow
You can keep pondering on which thing to do first or which path to take or by simply taking action now of most any kind, you may just find yourself on the way to where you most needed to go. - April Bryan
There are two reasons why we don't trust people, First, we don't know them. Second, we know them. - Anonymous
We spend so much of our passion on our first love. I’m not convinced that it—passion—is one of those things that you have an endless amount of—like happiness or sadness. I could be happy all day. I could be sad all day. But I’m not so sure I’ll ever love like that again. - Laura Miller
This kind of mixing of ingredients happens all the time at fast-food places... You know when you order french fries and there's a rogue onion ring at the bottom. You know, at first you're alarmed but you eat it. It all comes from the same place! You just have to go for it. - Chelsea Handler
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between the two, the leader must become a servant and a debtor. That sums up the progress of an artful leader. - Max DePree
Rule #1 always look out for yourself first don't nobody love/care for you like you do. - Surgeo Bell
First you learn the instrument, then you learn the music, then you forget all that s**t and just play. - Charlie Parker
Like the pagans of old, unaffected by climate, the British were now dancing around a giant phallus. Unlike the pagans theirs was a sterile phallus, disarmed by condoms and pills - the first heathen sexual cult to be based around sterility rather than fertility. - Peter Hitchens
The introduction of free competition is thus public declaration that from now on the members of society are unequal only to the extent that their capitals are unequal, that capital is the decisive power, and that therefore the capitalists, the bourgeoisie, have become the first class in society. - Karl Marx
Clean your home first before complaining about others. - Debasish Mridha
Appraise war in terms of the fundamental factors. The first of these factors is moral influence. - Sun-Tzu
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope. - George Eliot
Remember, there are two benefits of failure: First, if you do fail, you learn what doesn't work. And second, the failure gives you an opportunity to try a new approach.
We receive three educations, one from our parents, one from our school masters, and one from the world. The third contradicts all that the first two teach us. - Montesquieu
If you Fail, Never Give Up because, F.A.I.L means First Attempt In Learning. - Jerhia
If at first you don't succeed, try, try, and try again. Then give up. There's no use being a damned fool about it.
This was my first real lesson in politics… If you are cast on a desert island with only a screwdriver, hatchet, and the chisel to make a boat with, why, go and make the best one you can. It would be better if you had a saw, but you haven't, so with men. - Theodore Roosevelt
When we want a man to do something for us, we are asking for his investment and commitment- however big/small....Show our commitment first by doing something to add value to the relationship. Something he perceives as value. - Renee Wade
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am first of all a white man, and only then a socialist. - Jack London
Brushing the clouds away from my eyes, I see clarity in the raindrop and beauty in the first ray of morning sun...Life is strange and wondrous... - Virginia Alison
You Can Not Be Honest With Others, If You Are Not First Honest With Yourself. - Chris Mentillo
All leading from the rear gets you, is first place at the back of the line. - Mark W. Boyer
If you have the ability to love, love yourself first. - Charles Bukowski
Getting in touch with your true self must be your first priority. - Tom Hopkins
First, silence makes us pilgrims. Secondly, silence guards the fire within. Thirdly, silence teaches us to speak. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
I am being adult day by day but the first sorrow of my life is still fresh as warm ash. - Agha Kousar
This twisted cat and mouse game always starts the sameFirst we're both down to play and somehow you go astray - Iggy Azalea
In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not to the man to whom the idea first occurs.
You will, I am sure, agree with me that... if page 534 only finds us in the second chapter, the length of the first one must have been really intolerable. - Arthur Conan Doyle
A first kiss is the demarcation line: the same information that a moment ago felt private, all of a suddens seems unfair to withhold. And with that exchange came more. - Francesca Marciano
I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell my children that they just about throw up. - Barbara Bush
My first wife said, 'It's either thatguitar or me,' you know -- and I giveyou three guesses which one went. - Jeff Beck
Today is the first day of the rest of your life! AND I DECLARE THAT 'THE REST OF YOUR LIFE IS GONNA BE THE BEST OF YOUR LIFE'. NO STRINGS ATTACHED. ~ UNIVERSE LOVES YOU & SO DO I ‪#‎StardustAK‬ - Abhishek Kumar
You're not going to be immediately good at anything you do. You wouldn't quit on the first day of your new job, so why quit on the first try at doing something else? - Jennifer Megan Varnadore
All my stories are webs of style and none seems at first blush to contain much kinetic matter. For me style is matter. - Vladimir Nabokov
Don’t accept any knowledge or conventional wisdom without critically questioning it first. - Debasish Mridha
I do not wish to live in a society where you are stoned for adultery. I prefer to live in a society where we get stoned first, and then commit adultery. - Ibn Warraq
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. - Lucille Ball
There are three classes of intellects: one which comprehends by itself; another which appreciates what others comprehend; and a third which neither comprehends by itself nor by the showing of others; the first is the most excellent, the second is good, and the third is useless. - Niccolo Machiavelli
First-person narrators is the way I know how to write a book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success. - Anne Rice
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. - Samuel Johnson
Doesn’t make any difference how hard the thing is or how much you want to do something else. Do the thing you first started and do it as well as you possibly can. - Annie Roe Carr
The first step towards true enlightenment is to lighten up on yourself. - Bashar
You yourself have to change first, or nothing will change for you! - Hideaki Sorachi
Every Republican's voted for it. Look at what they value and look at their budget and what they're proposing. Romney wants to let the - he said in the first 100 days he's going to let the big banks once again write their own rules - unchain Wall Street. They're gonna put y'all back in chains. - Joe Biden
Your spiritual path isn't always just something you find, you started it the moment you took your first breath, and ever since you're been getting closer and closer to remembering who you truly are! - Martin R. Lemieux
Every morning you begin a new day, and it is the first day of the rest of your life. - Debasish Mridha
I'll be the first to admit that I have no experience with relationships. But it just seems logical…a man and woman have to be somewhat equal…as in, one of them can't always be swooping in and saving the other one. They have to save each other equally. - Stephanie Meyer
My first words, as I was being born [...] I looked up at my mother and said, 'that's the last time I'm going up one of those. - Stephen Fry
Neuron is to Consciousness, what D.N.A. is to Life. Thus, Biology of Mind is to the twenty-first century, what Biology of Life was to the twentieth century. - Abhijit Naskar
Language comes first. It's not that language grows out of consciousness, if you haven't got language, you can't be conscious. - Alan Moore
Who was the guy who first looked at a cow and said 'I think I’ll drink whatever comes out of these when I squeeze ’em? - Bill Watterson
Before the first before and after the last after, there is night waiting. - Dejan Stojanovic
Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbour is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions. - Paulo Coelho
They say you start weaving clearer, sharper memories after you've been to a place at least twice. Because then the reflection is more of validation. Let the rush come to you and let your senses be flushed the first time. There will be time for reflection after you've had your fill. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
What a grim feeling it is to come across a written line so exceptionally inspiring that your first reaction is, 'Criminy, why didn't I ever think to write that!' - Richelle E. Goodrich
[Your] search for meaning in the world... can only really be fulfilled by the greater purpose that has sent [you] here in the first place. - The New Message from God
The distance doesn't matter; it is only the first step that is difficult. - Mari de Vichy-Chamrond Marquise du Deffand
In reality, though, the first thing to ask of history is that it should pointout to us the paths of liberty. The great lesson to draw from revolutions isnot that they devour humanity but rather that tyranny never fails to generatethem. - Pierre Trudeau
Unless a reincarnationist is willing to say there was a 'first generation' of souls created with the first humans, he is exposed to absurdity by the recency of human life on the planet. - Christopher Hitchens
To have doubted one's own first principles is the mark of a civilized man. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I read over a book I have perused before, it resembles the meeting of an old one. - James Goldsmith
It's not love at first sight, it's having the sight, to distinguish true love, from just mere beauty. - Anthony Liccione
Each one of us comes out of our mother's body crying, with or without exceptions. But we are not aware of it. Are you? Do you remember that you cried the very first time you come out of your mother's body? If not, then why are you crying now? - Santosh Kalwar
If you want to be regarded as a valuer of life, then first value time. - Auliq-Ice
When men and women produce a baby together for the first time, it's an absolute festival of mutual incompetence.From The Wife Drought - Annabel Crabb
Her soul was soothed by his presence, Her mind was soothed by his beliefsHer heart was soothed by his love And for the first time, she could see a future with someone who grabbed her by the hand and took her courageous being away from all that had her questioning life. - Nikki Rowe
First weigh the considerations, then take the risks. - Helmuth von Moltke
It is not what a man gets, But what a man is,That he should think of.He should first think of his character,And then of his condition.He that has character need have no fear of his condition.Character will draw condition after it. - H.W. Beecher (1813-1887)
The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: 'If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?' But...the good Samaritan reversed the question: 'If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him? - Martin Luther King Jr.
I knew with certainty now—I could say no, and he would stop. Above all, I felt the fierce beauty of the choice. I knew now what it was that had held me from falling into my desire to be with him fully: I first needed to make sure he was a man who would respect my 'No. - Aspen Matis
A great book increases my heartbeat as if I’m prey, melts my insides in anticipation of a first kiss, immerses me in its depths. - Carmen DeSousa
When a woman reads a romance novel, she is putting her own pleasure first. That small act of rebellion is perceived as a threat to the status quo. It’s also why this eternally popular and profitable genre has been scorned, ridiculed and dismissed. - Maya Rodale
Awareness of your weakness is the first step for correction - Nasser Musliyar
Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase. - Martin Luther King Jr.
No one presumes to teach an art that he has not first mastered through study. How foolish therefore for the inexperienced to assume pastoral authority when the care of souls is the art of arts. - St. Gregory Dialogos
To read a book for the first time is to make the acquaintance of a new friend; to read it a second time is to meet an old one. - Selwyn Champion
The existence of a limit to science is, however, made clear by its inability to answer childlike elementary questions having to do with first and last things questions such as How did everything begin? What are we all here for? What is the point of living? - Sir Peter Medawar
To forgive others, you must forgive yourself first. - Debasish Mridha
Eat a live frog first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day. - Mark Twain
First time I ever put pen to paper, I had one goal to build something no one had ever thought of before. - Carla H. Krueger
You Can't Be A Hero To The World, If Your Aren't First A Hero In Your Home! - Latif Mercado
My mother, who taught me how to read and write and home-schooled me for the first 12 years of my life, whose presence shaped me as much as her absence did, who imbibed in me the values of empathy and fearlessness and hard work, looks down on me today with great pride. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
It's an universal law-- intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted. - Bill Bryson
Success only hurts the first time. - Randy K. Milholland
Whoever has not first dug a well, should not steal a minaret. - Idries Shah
It didn’t affect him because he couldn’t fathom how I felt. He never saw how I held or how I dealt. And when a breeze hits, his first thought is never a scent. We worked in different ways and different places, which were divided by a constellation. - Dominic Riccitello
First you be a hero and then raise your child to be a hero. - Amit Kalantri
The decision to kiss for the first time is the most crucial in any love story. It changes the relationship of two people much more strongly than even the final surrender; because this kiss already has within it that surrender. - Emil Ludwig
He is the Firstfruits of God's harvest, and millions have followed Him. The same power that raised Him from the dead lives in them, giving them life everlasting. - Ron Cantor
When a woman marries again, it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs. - Oscar Wilde
Sex is the alpha and enlightenment is the omega. Sex is the first step of the spiritual journey, and enlightenment is the last step of the spiritual journey. - Swami Dhyan Giten
The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool. - Richard Feynman
The sooner, the better; it’s for a man to understand that a woman often can’t and at times doesn’t want to realize her mistake, so it is senseless to expect from her to apologize first ever to him. - Anuj Somany
Some of the most valued things we have in life come from changes or mistakes. Don't be afraid if you failed or if you lose someone you love, there is always the rainbow after the rain. And remember that all change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end. - Angie karan
Thought leadership is first and foremost life leadership. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
[Speaking about writing her first novel] You have to be passionate enough about it and I was. - Kristyn Van Cleave
Picnics are very dear to those who are in the first stage of the tender passion. - Arthur Conan Doyle
Some part of me knew from the first that what I wanted was not reality but myth. - Stephen King
THE FIRST PRINCIPLE OF GASTRONOMY There's a rule for proper dosesin the dinner-eaters lore:one should stop the filling processwhile one still has room for more. And if someone at the tablehad reminded me before -Hallelujah! I'd be ableto absorb a little more. - Piet Hein
If at first the idea is not absurd, then there is no hope for it. - Albert Einstein
If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe. - Carl Sagan
Love thy neighbor yes, but love thyself first. - Solange nicole
Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
FINANCE, n. The art or science of managing revenues and resources for the best advantage of the manager. The pronunciation of this word with the i long and the accent on the first syllable is one of America's most precious discoveries and possessions. - Ambrose Bierce
The first and most enemy that we have are ourselves. - Abdulsalam Unshur
...The lies we tell, and let ourselves believe, in the name of love.The first thing you should know is that everyone lies. The second thing is that it matters. - Carla Buckley
You can not be fearless without first admitting you have been afraid. - Jack Laursen
There’s no way I can care properly for my children if I don’t first care for myself. - Tez Brooks
I think only an idiot can be an atheist. We must admit that there exists an incomprehensible power or force with limitless foresight and knowledge that started the whole universe going in the first place. - Christian B. Anfinsen
Focus forward, not around you.In the moment;Not behind you.Don't grimace in the whys, Relish in 'Yes-es;' - Be Positive...When you amplify the goods, you'll see bads as infinitesimally minuscule.Glorify and Cleanse... first and foremost , YOUR perception. #levitate - Tiffany Luard
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win. - Sun-tzu
The first and fundamental law of Nature, which is, to seek peace and follow it. - Thomas Hobbes
Are you scared? I understand. The first time I saw my reflection in the mirror, even I was frightened by how BIG my reflection was. - Atsushi Ohkubo
Why would a comediotic guy like Buzz Aldrin worry about who said what first? He was on the %$#@!+-oon! - Ray Palla
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. - Confucius
Know, first, who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly. - Epictetus
When you give up drinking, you have to deal with that wonderful personality that started you drinking in the first place. - Oscar Levant
It is not that we keep His commandments first and that then He loves but that He loves us and then we keep His commandments. This is that grace which is revealed to the humble but hidden from the proud. - Augustine of Hippo
Over the years, we met every kind of person imaginable. But no one makes worse first impressions than writers. - Brian K. Vaughan
The first prerogative of an artist in any medium is to make a fool of himself.
Every time when you think,Think about every first 20 seconds of your best Moments in your life time. - Jerril Thomas Abraham
Writing is about taking everyday observations, things which people see almost every day of their lives, and yet bringing it to their attention for the very first time. - Jamie L. Harding
Finding a life partner is like choosing a bed. You need one as a friend either in times of health or sickness. Freshness or weariness. Happiness or sadness. And we can be certain that we've picked the right one without having to sleep with it first. - Isman H. Suryaman
No one benefits from an empty jar; fill yourself first before pouring out to others. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
The sooner you make your first five thousand mistakes the sooner you will beable to correct them. - Kimon Nicolaides
It gets harder as times go by, because memory is the first casualty of manic depression. When I'm manic, all I remember is the moment. When I'm depressed, all I remember is the pain. The surrounding details are lost to me. - Terry Cheney
Whenever evil befalls us, we ought to ask ourselves, after the first suffering, how we can turn it into good. So shall we take occasion, from one bitter root, to raise perhaps many flowers. - Leigh Hunt
…when writing, always hook the reader with your first sentence…in love, never settle…value yourself first and this will help you to value others…life is short, so enjoy it to the fullest…everyone in the world is different, and that’s ok… - Spider Robinson
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards. - Mark Twain
Peace is natural.Every human begin is a living element of Peace. Peace has many faces and forms those need to be identified, accepted, promoted and celebrated everyday. It is first a personal responsibility and then collective. Failure of doing that is root cause of violence not conflict. - William Gomes
Puck shook her head ruefully. "We haven't even solved the first problem, and I'm worrying about the next one. I must be an idiot.""No," Hush said, wiggling an impossible finger at her. "Only kindness. Very much kindness. - Annette Curtis Klause
If you have any young friends who aspire to become writers, the second greatest favor you can do them is to present them with copies of The Elements of Style. The first greatest, of course, is to shoot them now, while they’re happy. - Dorothy Parker
To fall is not to fail. To fail is to never fall because I never got up in the first place. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Pause you who read this, and think for a moment of the long chain of iron or gold, of thorns or flowers, that would never have bound you, but for the formation of the first link on one memorable day. - Charles Dickens
To understand God, is to Love Him. You can't say you love God if you don't know Him. First you must know yourself, to experience God, then you will know Him for who He really is. - ELW-Reta Barnes
The first half of life consists of the capacity to enjoy without the the chance; the last half consists of the chance without the capacity. - Mark Twain
MacKenzie grinned at Mim. "They love the modern appliances.""Especially the electric floor sweeper," Valor chuckled."Defiance really has a thing for the vacuum cleaner," MacKenzie agreed in a secretive whisper."If he ever has kids, he'll probably name the first one Hoover," Havoc snickered. - Taylor Longford
I've received two key pieces of advice in regard to my books. The first is, "You should lay off the f-bombs." The other is, "You should add more f-bombs. - LiNCOLN PARK
For the first year of marriage I had basically a bad attitude. I tended to place my wife underneath a pedestal - Woody Allen
Your first and foremost job as a leader is to take charge of your own energy and then help to orchestrate the energy of those around you. - Peter F. Drucker
Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age.Nothing does --- except wrinkles.It's true,some wines improves with age.But only if the grapes were good in the first place - Abigail Van Buren
in order to do evil, must first believe that what they are doing is good, otherwise they can't do it. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The first step in becoming a truly happy person is to make peace with your life. The second step will be to spread that peace into your environment. - Gracia Hunter
I don't want to live, I want to love first and live incidentally. - Zelda Fitzgerald
I married my first husband for love, my second husband for adventure, and my third husband for laffs. - Carolyn V. Hamilton
To grow old is to grow common. Old age equalizes - we are aware that what is happening to us has happened to untold numbers from the beginning of time. When we are young we act as if we were the first young people in the world. - Eric Hoffer
A brilliant mind was first a listener that observed the actions of the people that loved and hated them, then found a way to express their feelings, when real communication was lost. - Shannon L. Alder
Perhaps the Last light in your current Life is the First Light in the Next one - Look Im A Cat
The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it. - Joan Rivers
In order to be created, a work of art must first make use of the dark forces of the soul - Albert Camus
Whatever you do, put your inner work first. - Swami Chetanananda
For all the girls in all the worlds.May you feel strength with your first breath,realize your unlimited potential for greatness on your second, and follow your dreams on your third. - C.S. O'Kelly
In order to be written into History; one must first change it. - Darrius Garrett
Behind your view there are other views; to see them, you must first visit the view you see! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.
The only way to be absolutely safe is never to try anything for the first time.
If you really want to be happy, don't just go for the money. Go for the relationship that lasts. Go for things of greater value. - Tony Meloto (Your First Job by: N. Dy)
Never fall in love with someone who will not adore you, respect you, put you first, threat you like a queen… If you do, you may end up becoming nothing but an object. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
The key to immortality is first to live a life worth remembering. - Bruce Lee
To satisfy a want or a need, you must first go for it - Martin Powell
When the first book out my sister-in-law read it and we were chatting at 5 o'clock in the afternoon and she said, "Oh my God, chapter six, sex and a murder," and her five year old wandered into the kitchen and said, "Sixty hamburgers? - Sara Sheridan
They throw their stones at you not expecting that you would catch them with a smile. But a wise soul knows that what life throws at you today, is only preparing you for a stronger tomorrow. After all, you can't build a castle without first laying down its foundations... - Seja Majeed
Television is the first truly democratic culture - the first culture available to everybody and entirely governed by what the people want. The most terrifying thing is what people do want. - Clive Barnes
First rule of cleavage: it's not how low you go, but where and when you show. - Elisabeth Dale
The second half of a man's life is made up of nothing but the habits he has acquired during the first half. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
We're called to be faithful, to take those first difficult steps--and to leave the results up to God. - Alex Harris
The word genius was whispered into my ear the first things I ever Heard while I was still mewling in my crib, laughs Orson (Welles), so it never occured to me that I wasn't until middle age - Barbara Leaming
Lies are the first step to the violent protection of them - rassool jibraeel snyman
First best is falling in love. Second best is being in love. Least best is falling out of love. But any of it is better than never having been in love. - Maya Angelou
When first human found life was a virgin,People make it a bitch - Mohammed Sekouty
Look at the longing, the anguish of a sad fossil world / that cannot find the accent of its first sob. - Federico García Lorca
Live each day as if it were the first day of marriage and the last day of vacation. - Unknown Author 47
Healey’s First Law Of Holes: When in one, stop digging. - Denis Healey
But here steps in Satan, the eternal rebel, the first freethinker and the emancipator of worlds. He makes man ashamed of his bestial ignorance and obedience; he emancipates him, stamps upon his brow the seal of liberty and humanity, in urging him to disobey and eat of the fruit of knowledge. - Mikhail Bakunin
You know what I did after I wrote my first novel? I shut up and wrote twenty-three more."("The Castle") - Michael Connelly
I've got daughters. Nine years old and six years old. First of all, I'm gonna teach them about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don't want them PUNISHED with a baby. - Barack Obama
Have confidence. Like the first spark of morning light against the entire night sky recognize the Power and Brilliance within you. - Marrett Green
Now I am become death, the destroyer of worlds. (quoting the Bhagavad-Gita after witnessing the first Nuclear explosion.) - J. Robert Oppenheimer
You can't change our world without first changing our thoughts and beliefs. - Debasish Mridha
To befoul the unholy alliance between corrupt business & corrupt politics is the first task of the statesmanship of the day. - Theodore Roosevelt
A temple, first of all, is a place ofprayer; and prayer is communion with God. It is the 'infinite in manseeking the infinite in God.' Where they find each other, there is holysanctuary--a temple. - B.H. Roberts
You have to validate yourself first, and then you will receive the much-deserved healing validation from the rest of the world. - A.D. Posey
People vote for whom they believe will be the best president and representative for our country. The First Lady is not on the ballot. - Venita Ellick
I am not so sure I should like the facts of life, but I have got over the bitter disappointment I felt when I first heard about them,... - Dodie Smith
For at the heart of the uniform, reasoning is shaky and elusive: a mind in search of ideas should first stock up on appearances. - Francis Ponge
My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who do the work, and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition there. - Indira Gandhi
Self redemption is the first step to exoneration from guilt. - Dennis E. Adonis
I have seen soldiers panic at the first sight of battle, and a wounded squire pulling arrows out from his wound to fight and save his dying horse. Nobility is not a birth right but is defined by one's action.
The first step in blogging is not writing them but reading them. - Jeff Jarvis
For us to expect development in our nations, we must first bring development to the minds and understandings of our people.The change we quest for outwardly must first be attained inwardly. - Sunday Adelaja
It strkes me as singularly inappropriate for a school to use its students for fund-raising. It reminded me of the first time I saw a gypsy mother send her baby out to beg.
I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer. - Martin Luther
I sold my first short story to Pyramid Press, where it was chiseled onto fifteen slabs of granite, and for which I was paid nine goats. - Frank Tuttle
The will of the people is the only legitimate foundation of any government, and to protect its free expression should be our first object. - Thomas Jefferson
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Then quit. No use being a damn fool about it. - W.C. Fields
According to the concept of transformational evolution, first clearly articulated by , evolution consists of the gradual transformation of organisms from one condition of existence to another. Ernst W. Mayr - Lamarck
The Cycle of True Love: First I see and think I love, then I say I know I love, today and forever more I decide to love. - Michael Sweeney
When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators. - P. J. O'Rourke
Never forget why you should win or achieve your goals and dreams. Once you feel you are losing purpose in the process, remind yourself why you saw the need to begin in the first place, let that drive you. - Unarine Ramaru
The first two facts which a healthy boy or girl feels about sex are these: first that it is beautiful and then that it is dangerous. - G.K. Chesterton
Your first love is like your first language. No matter how many other languages you learn to speak, you can never be as good as in your first. - Ahmed Alibage
I know that touching you will be understanding my fingers for the first time. - Kels Adeline Sapp
All this will not be finished in the first 100 days. Nor will it be finished in the first 1,000 days, nor in the life of this administration, nor even perhaps in our lifetime on this planet. But let us begin. - John F. Kennedy
I have looked further into space than ever human being did before me. I have observed stars of which the light, it can be proved, must take two million years to reach the earth.[Having identified Uranus (1781), the first planet discovered since antiquity.] - William Herschel
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. Your really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world. - Lucille Ball
You want to be loved? Love yourself first and passionately. Forgive yourself readily. Care for every part of you. Only when you love yourself do you have love to give to others. - Toni Sorenson
The irony of sensory deprivation tanks is that in order to think outside the box, you must first go inside one. - Ryan Lilly
Those who lack courage are often the first to discourage. - Robert J. Braathe
I remember touching her hand for the first time. I remember kissing her angelic soft lips for the first time . Everything seemed so easy , everything seemed possible . She smiled at me and flew away - Amine Fatmi
He grabbed my hand and that’s when I felt my heart beat for the very first time. - Dominic Riccitello
For the first 30years of life, you keep learning. The rest of your life you keep unlearning what you had learnt - Ankala V Subbarao
An evolved and balanced Ego can be a valuable tool for the Self. But a blinding one is always among the first footsteps into Oblivion. - Luis Marques
There are two words that you should use frequently in your youth: ´sorry´ and ´thank-you´. Use the first one as often as possible, so that on your death bed all that you have to say to your friends is ´thank-you!´. - Robin Jones Gunn
If we get a 3D printer at the office, the first thing I’m printing with it is a new 3D printer just for me! - The Covert Comic
I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.
Let us be sure that the lady of our choice possesses certain tangible qualities that we admire; and if in other ways she falls short of our ideal, we must be patient and call to mind those qualities that first induced us to begin our courting. - Murasaki Shikibu
At first cock-crow the ghosts must go Back to their quiet graves below. - Theodosia Garrison
All our progress is an unfolding, like a vegetable bud. You have first an instinct, then an opinion, then a knowledge as the plant has root, bud, and fruit. Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I became aware of a voice inside my head. [...] It was only later that I realized that this voice was my own thinking, that this moment of anguish was my first inkling that I was a ceaseless monologue trapped within myself. - Yann Martel
There are one or two people - I’m not talking about family, about Zhenya or your mother - whom a pariah can trust. He can contact these people without first waiting for a sign. - Vasily Grossman
First things first, but not necessarily in that order. - Doctor Who
From quiet homes and first beginning,Out to the undiscovered ends,There's nothing worth the wear of winning,But laughter and the love of friends. - Hilaire Belloc
When someone shows you who they are believe them; the first time. - Maya Angelou
First you imitate, then you innovate. - Miles Davis
I remember seeing this video for the first time in college - miserable, half-drunk on Keystone Light, a Camel Light smoldering in my mouth, about to desperately tap-dance my way through another social interaction - and saying out loud: "I fucking *get* you, Bee Girl. - Dave Holmes
Sooner or later suffering will find you, It's better you find it first. - Imran Bughio
Every step taken is the first of a new journey. Its up to me if I choose to contine walking or I might love it so much I will run. Kia Carrington-Russell - www.thethreeimmortalblades.com
They say faith is taking the first step when you can’t see the whole staircase. Actually, wisdom is seeing the elevator behind it that would have taken you to the top floor. - Shannon L. Alder
We talk relationship but we live religion, with unsatisfying results. Christianity defines itself, first and foremost, as a relationship with God. Even though this is true, our human nature tends toward living a relationship with God as if it were a religion - Mark Cowper-Smith
Kid's, Life's too short to be organized. Follow your dreams first, then organize later. - Kendall Schmidt
The only reason that they say, 'Women and children first' is to test the strength of the lifeboats. - Jean Kerr
Yes is how you get your first job, and your next job, and your spouse, and even your kids. Even if it's a bit edgy, a bit out of your comfort zone, saying yes means that you will do something new, meet someone new and make a difference. - Eric Schmidt
People mistakenly assume that their thinking is done by their head; it is actually done by the heart which first dictates the conclusion, then commands the head to provide the reasoning that will defend it. - Anthony de Mello
But, deep in her heart she knew more than what the words read or heard seemed to say. She knew that every letter in every word in every war bulletin was, somewhere, first written in blood of men, of human beings, who had once smiled and sung songs, eaten, drunk, slept and loved. - Kate Seredy
Wikipedia is the first place I go when I'm looking for knowledge... or when I want to create some. - Stephen Colbert
To still your mind , first still your tongue. - Mebs Alibhai
Difficulties come when you don't pay attention to life's whisper. Life always whispers to you first, but if you ignore the whisper, sooner or later you'll get a scream - Oprah Winfrey
The engineer's first problem in any design situation is to discover what the problem really is. - Unknown
Focus forward, not around you.In the moment;Not behind you.Don't grimace in the whys, Reslish in the Yes's. Be Positive...When you amplify the goods, you'll see bads as infinitesimally minuscule.Glorify and Cleanse... first and foremost , YOUR perception. #levitate - Tiffany Luard
Self-acceptance can be daunting at first, but it is made easier with the understanding that self-acceptance is not hinged on perfection. Self-acceptance is the starting point. - Akiroq Brost
Feelings could override facts, as facts could alter feelings. Choose the truth first, rather than following after feelings. - Anthony Liccione
I'm very aware we are the first generation ever to have such incredible opportunities to express ourselves publicly to a worldwide audience. - Sara Sheridan
If you try and take a cat apart to see how it works, the first thing you have on your hands is a non-working cat. - Douglas Adams
There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second. - Logan Pearsall Smith
Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. - Mark Twain
In war, truth is the first casualty. - Aeschylus
If you have to keep something secret it's because you shouldn't be doing it in the first place! - David Nicholls
Every girl would like to marry a rich husband. I did twice. But what divides girls into two groups is this question - do you first think of money and then love, or vice versa? - Hedy Lamarr
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please. - Mark Twain
What we hope ever to do with ease we may learn first to do with diligence. - Samuel Johnson
The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God (or Satan) is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance... logic can be happily tossed out the window. - Stephen King
For what is a dream if not love first felt and what is mystery if not life itself - Giselle V. Steele
Pray that the summer mornings are many when with such pleasure, with such joy you will enter ports seen for the first time - Constantinos P. Cavafis
They take their drama firsthand, in the real world, while I prefer the drama of fictional characters–in worlds where things happen for a reason, where questions are answered, where conflicts are always resolved. - Kat O'Keeffe
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. - Kahlil Gibran
Men always want to be a woman’s first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We women have a more subtle instinct about these things. What (women) like is to be a man’s last romance. - Oscar Wilde
The first draft is just you telling yourself the story. - Terry Pratchett
At first, writing for The New Yorker was very scary to me. I couldn't imagine anything that I would write in that typeface. - David Sedaris
Your identity is no more than the memory of your mind, and the time you learn to consciously look into your memories of the past, the first time you realize that nowhere you exist in your mind. - Roshan Sharma
The first thing that happens when you're happy is you start forgiving everyone. - Marty Rubin
Our first impressions are generated by our experiences and our environment, which means that we can change our first impressions . . . by changing the experiences that comprise those impressions. - Malcolm Gladwell
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first. - Mark Twain
She was exactly right and wrong in the perfect sort of way. This kiss would be the first of many, she was the type of girl I would desperately fight for to stay. - Hubert Martin
Aim at a high mark and you'll hit it. No, not the first time, nor the second time. Maybe not the third. But keep on aiming and keep on shooting for only practice will make you perfect. - Annie Oakley
Seek first the kingdom of God and all other things will be added to you. Don't worry about the things. Seek Him first and watch Him work in you. - Andrena Sawyer
That's the first rule of survival in enemy waters: volunteer nothing. - James Clavell
Marriage: a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
I can never do justice to the great feeling of amazement and encouragement I felt when, perhaps for the first time in American history, white citizens of a Southern state banded together to come to Selma and show their indignation about the injustices against the African-Americans. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
The first hope of a painter who feels hopeful about painting is the hope that the painting will move, that it will live outside its frame. - Gertrude Stein
If you want to be trusted, trust first. Make decisions that are grounded in your authentic principles. Don’t lie. Don’t cheat. Don’t push others down to obtain success. - Richie Norton
The first task of every author is to evoke emotion in their reader. You may laugh or you may cry; you may love me or you may hate me. So long as you feel something, I know that I'm doing my job. - V.L. Dreyer
No man can write who is not first a humanitarian - William Faulkner
The first step toward success is a deep driving desire. - Debasish Mridha
We shall never cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. - T. S. Eliot
The mind's first step to self-awareness must be through the body. - George Sheehan
First the nest; then the flight. - Marty Rubin
There is not less wit nor less invention in applying rightly a thought one finds in a book, than in being the first author of that thought. - Pierre Bayle
Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled. - Michael Crichton
Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together. - Scott Hayden
I have survived my first day of chemo and I like this feeling of survival. It’s alive and it’s right and it’s what I will make sure I feel every day for the rest of the life<