Quotation Explorer - 'First I'

Film gives us a second chance at a first impression. - A.D. Posey
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
We are what and where we are because we have first imagined it.
His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Light was the first thing that came into existence, first in the order of creation. - Sunday Adelaja
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
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
Everything originates first in the mind and all things are born there primarily. After the thought has occurred, manifestation happens. - Poonam Dhandhania
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
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
For love to be forever, first it must be true. - Moffat Machingura
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
Perserverance: Outlasting the most rash, pessimistic, cowardly naysayers; those first in line to deny us the dreams never tried. Ourselves. - R.S. Guthrie
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
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
I wonder what fool it was that first invented kissing. - Jonathan Swift
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
I heard ‘naked’ and ‘full of hot air.’ I try not to let that be my first impression of anyone. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
Mr. Watson Come here I want to see you.[First intelligible words spoken over the telephone] - Alexander Graham Bell
For a nation to be truly great, she must first identify her national values, enumerate her virtues and formulate her value system. But the most tasking of all these is to develop a culture in her people, that will best represent the proclaimed value systems of the nation. - Sunday Adelaja
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
Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life. - Anne Roiphe
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
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
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
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
Accursed be he that first invented war. - Christopher Marlowe
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
Sometimes an artist's first invention is herself. - Stephanie Vaughn
The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands.
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
You only have one chance for a first impression. - Judy Sheindlin
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
Don't judge me by first impression, You will surprise onward. - Jenil Kanani
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
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
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
First I dream my life. Then I live in that dream with love and joy. - Debasish Mridha
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
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
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 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
Every revolution was thought first in one man's mind. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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
Wondering why a person who puts always own benefits first in a job before the company’s interest, often spends the tenure longest and enjoy the time fullest as an employee in an organisation. - Anuj Somany
Love yourself first in order to endlessly love others. - Debasish Mridha
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
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.
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
I owe my first inkling of the problem of infinity to a large biscuit tin that was a source of vertiginous mystery during my childhood. - Jorge Luis Borges
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
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
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
Over the years, we met every kind of person imaginable. But no one makes worse first impressions than writers. - Brian K. Vaughan
If something bad happened just do this 3 things.First inhale second exhale and third accept that it happened. - Kenneth de Guzman
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
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
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
Well, first I would ask them if they had read the Bible; then I would ask them if they had understood it. - Jürgen Moltmann
Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last. - Charlotte Bronte
I’ve always believed writing ads is the second most profitable form of writing. The first is ransom notes… - Phil Dusenberry
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
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
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
Unlike world I don't judge the people from their first impression. - Singh Rajiv
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
Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything. - Aesop
To inspire others, you must first inspire yourself. Only true passion can awake passion in others - Daniel Delgado F.
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
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
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
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
I have heard it said that the first ingredient of success - the earliest spark in the dreaming youth - is this: dream a great dream.
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
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
Each and every day begins with a choice, the first influencing the second, the third and so on . . . - Evinda Lepins
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
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