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As to the media, they are protected by the First Amendment, as they should be.
~By L. Neil Smith ~


My first few plays took place in the South and even The Lucky Spot was in the thirties but in Louisiana.
~By Beth Henley ~


Work at the same time on sky, water, branches, ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis... Don't be afraid of putting on colour... Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression.
~By Camille Pissarro ~


It took the first 204 years of our Nation's history to accumulate $1 trillion in debt. And now we are doing that every 2 or 3 years.
~By Jim Cooper ~


Minor things can become moments of great revelation when encountered for the first time.
~By Margot Fonteyn ~


But you've reached them, and I've always wanted to reach people. I'm the first one to say I love my fans because they love that I took a chance.
~By Steven Tyler ~


It's nice to witness these discoveries at first hand.
~By Michael Aspel ~


God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement.
~By Marcus Garvey ~


The solution is to first create an integrated economic development and recreation plan that addresses the needs of the people who live and recreate in central Idaho.
~By Michael K. Simpson ~


Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


In fact when I first got my Apple II the first thing I did was turn it on and off, on and off, just because I had the power to do so, which I'd never had on a computer before.
~By Andy Hertzfeld ~


The First Amendment to the Constitution reflects that concept recognized in the Ten Commandments, that the duties we owe to God and the manner of discharging those duties are outside the purview of government.
~By Roy Moore ~


I suppose no man becomes a pocket hunter by first intention.
~By Mary Austin ~


Well, we had more money and more time the first season than we did at TV 23.
~By Joel Hodgson ~


It is quite extraordinary how very various are the opinions entertained on this point, and, before sifting them, one must be careful in the first place to eliminate from our inquiry the cases of that considerable class of persons who pinch themselves.
~By James Payn ~


To liberate words means first to shatter their function as vehicles of idea, memory, hope, or regret.
~By Thomas Harrison ~


The first American ancestor of our name was a younger son of these old Devonshire people, and came to the Virginia colony in the reign of Charles the First.
~By John Sergeant Wise ~


That day, my first day on the job, was September 11, 2001! I was actually being recognized by Switzerland the very day that the World Trade Center was hit.
~By Mercer Reynolds ~


My first album was me finding myself and my voice, finding how I sing. I was rolling with the punches because everything was new to me.
~By Chris Brown ~


I walked to Seward School first through fourth grade. It's just amazing to me now that we'd walk down 10th Avenue on Capitol Hill.
~By Stone Gossard ~


It was trying to break down the stereotypes and it was the kind of thing where, for the first time, women were on a par and not seen as just objects. Though girls were objectified still.
~By Siouxsie Sioux ~


A girl who is interested in becoming a model must first accept the fact that she is the product. She must be ready to deal with a lot of rejection.
~By Karolina Kurkova ~


The first job of a writer is to be honest.
~By Irvine Welsh ~


My only requirement for that first story was that there had to be a fight or an explosion on every page. Naturally, no one wanted to publish it, but I liked the character, did a few stories to keep my hand in.
~By Phil Foglio ~


I was never confident about finishing a book, but friends encouraged me. When I finished my first book, it was accepted by a publisher right away and became an instant bestseller. One male critic called it the most shocking book he ever read.
~By Jackie Collins ~


I always begin to compose the melody first.
~By Nobuo Uematsu ~


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.
~By A. A. Milne ~


Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts. So long as we are dirty, we are pure.
~By Charles Dudley Warner ~


I was the first spokesperson for the Better Hearing Institute in Washington. And that's the message we tried to send out - there is hearing help out there, and the technology and options are amazing.
~By Norm Crosby ~


I think he was explicit that it was a slave labor situation, but I was not alarmed at that point, because there were so many tragedies involved in that war. That was the first time I had any indication that something was sort of strange.
~By Charles Guggenheim ~


Since its first day as a nation, Israel has lived under a cloud of aggression from militant extremists and hostile neighboring governments.
~By John Boehner ~


What distinguishes a great artist from a weak one is first their sensibility and tenderness; second, their imagination, and third, their industry.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


Pure phenomenology claims to be the science of pure phenomena. This concept of the phenomenon, which was developed under various names as early as the eighteenth century without being clarified, is what we shall have to deal with first of all.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


I just loved the guitar when it came along. I loved it. The banjo was something I really liked, but when the guitar came along, to me that was my first love in music.
~By Doc Watson ~


I've had 117 fights and that's the first time I've ever won.
~By Jimmy Piersall ~


I feel that my playing on the first album was probably some of my best.
~By Robin Trower ~


My report card always said, 'Jim finishes first and then disrupts the other students'.
~By Jim Carrey ~


We prepared to go ashore to publish for the first time in New Zealand the glad tidings of the gospel.
~By Samuel Marsden ~


That was the first time I saw a horse start from a kneeling position!
~By Henny Youngman ~


My first undertaking in the way of scientific experiment was in the field of economics and psychology.
~By Simon Newcomb ~


The first lesson in civics is that efficient government begins at home.
~By Charles Evans Hughes ~


For most of the '90s and the first part of this decade, content providers who wanted to publish online only needed to worry about the graphical web browser.
~By Mike Davidson ~


Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom, I suppose; also the first announcement of death.
~By Peter Conrad ~


I like to do cover songs if I really love them, I have to love the song first.
~By Paul Taylor ~


Our first Prime Minister saw a country that would be known for its generosity of spirit. And so it is.
~By Kim Campbell ~


But so long as we can keep this crew of fantastic people together and can continue to make real breakthrough films in this category, as well as characters that stay true to what we've done in this first film, I'd be more than happy to be a part of it.
~By Brandon Routh ~


My first movie was this independent that I did on the Erie Canal in 1995, called Erie, that I don't know if you could even get, actually with Felicity Huffman. And then from that I did this film that was eventually called The Broken Giant later that fall. And then I kind of started getting into doing pilots.
~By Will Arnett ~


Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


For me it's always contingent on getting a sound-the sound always suggests what kind of melody it should be. So it's always sound first and then the line afterwards.
~By Brian Eno ~


Drink the first. Sip the second slowly. Skip the third.
~By Knute Rockne ~


The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.
~By Chauncey Depew ~


You make a lot of films, do you? You make a lot of films yourself? Yeah, I'd like to see you make a film first before you get to talk about it. What a jerk.
~By George Clooney ~


No one of this nation ever begs, for the houses of all are common to all; and they consider liberality and hospitality amongst the first virtues.
~By Giraldus Cambrensis ~


They told me that they are starting a classic label, and wanted me to be the first artist. So I signed, and am producing myself, and writing my own music, but I'm their first artist on their classic label. And I have creative control.
~By Teena Marie ~


I remember really bonding with the first generation kids, the Chinese Canadian kids, and in high school bonding with the Latin kids and the East Indian kids. It was very interesting because it made me open to lots of musical sounds.
~By Nelly Furtado ~


And yet, if we don't, first and foremost, act responsibly with the national tax dollars that we have, we can't properly address those regional priorities that we would like to.
~By Melissa Bean ~


I didn't know how well my first album had done; it was enough to get me to do the second album, which was a continuation of the music I'd worked on and perfected.
~By Roberta Flack ~


I started in this racket in the early '70s, and when I was president of the Science Fiction Writers of America, of which I was like the sixth president, I was the first one nobody ever heard of.
~By Jerry Pournelle ~


My family comes first. Maybe that's what makes me different from other guys.
~By Bobby Darin ~


I thought his performance was absolutely wonderful and had said so, but he seemed, as actors quite often are when they first see.something, to be disappointed. I think he expected more from the film and himself.
~By John Schlesinger ~


A first love always occupies a special place.
~By Lee Konitz ~


I plot the first 5 or 6 chapters quite minutely, and also the end. So I know where I am going but not how I'm going to get there, which gives characters the chance to develop organically, as happens in real life as you get to know a person.
~By Joanna Trollope ~


I have been to Iraq on a number of occasions. I was with the first group that went in.
~By Robin Hayes ~


Yeah, the first thing that comes to mind is not to try too hard.
~By Leo Kottke ~


He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first.
~By Voltaire ~


Be quiet, or my wife will take away your first born and make him or her work in one of her sweatshops!
~By Marc Anthony ~


I can assure you, that the gallant hearts that throb beneath its sacred folds, will only be content, when this glorious banner is planted first and foremost in the coming struggle for out independence.
~By John B. Hood ~


You have to come in and be that character when you walk into the room. That's what one of my first acting teachers taught me. You know, don't go in there being Jennifer and then expect to flip and change, because they're not going to have that imagination.
~By Jennifer Lopez ~


I'm going to try to enjoy the All-Star break, hope my players reflect on what happened the first half of the season, come back with a different attitude, try to find our solution on how to win it.
~By Don Baylor ~


In the first place I remark that no human law is perfect in its construction or execution.
~By Thomas Jordan Jarvis ~


When I got my first glimpse of Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, my breath caught. In that single instant, he was Wolverine.
~By Len Wein ~


I feel, first of all, very privileged that these people think enough of me that they made me commissioner. And it's almost like, as Yogi Berra said, 'deja vu all over again.'
~By Bobby Hull ~


Geologists don't do that! We go out in the field and observe, and then we can try to make a model with computerization; but it's not the first thing.
~By Nils-Axel Morner ~


I do better on the first three takes; I won't be better at 20 takes.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


We might all place ourselves in one of two ranks the women who do something, and the women who do nothing; the first being of course the only creditable place to occupy.
~By Lucy Larcom ~


You know the first time I sat in the chair I felt anything but up, it was very emotional for me. I had a chair in my hotel room, a chair at rehearsal, and I was trying to spend as much time as I could in the chair.
~By Gregory Hines ~


Today we ought to be able to see first that Booker T. Washington faced a situation in which he was seeking desperately for a way out, and he could see no way out except capitulation.
~By C. L. R. James ~


Newt has two transitions behind him. First he had to capture control of the House. He had to get the Republican budget through. He had to get the Contract With America through. He has done that.
~By Pete du Pont ~


So the first thing you need to do about conflict is to prevent it, and the best way of preventing it is by dealing with the question of poverty.
~By James Wolfensohn ~


The message of music was also the first thing what I learned from my first teacher. She was an organist too and she was very devoted to what she played, so she had a respect for every piece and she felt that she is not allowed to add something of her own.
~By Kurt Masur ~


Soap opera wouldn't be my first choice, but at this point in my life, I would consider a soap. It would allow me to act and still do other things with my life.
~By Joe Lando ~


I live with an 18-month-old Jack Russell named Chicken. He moved in about 15 months ago, and it was very hard at first because I work a lot and he doesn't.
~By Liev Schreiber ~


What do you do if you are asked to do a job, first by the Prime Minister, and then by the King? How can you refuse?
~By Lord Mountbatten ~


I certainly wanted to write a book that was honest about New Orleans without explaining it to death, so much so that the first draft contained references absolutely incomprehensible to anyone who hasn't lived here for several years.
~By Poppy Z. Brite ~


I did the first study because I had been exposed to something that I took to be important and interesting - this thought reform process - in the military.
~By Robert Jay Lifton ~


But the guitar is my favorite, first and foremost instrument.
~By Midge Ure ~


She loses 50 pounds in the film, and goes from fairly sane to totally out of her mind. So for the first part of the film I was wearing a 40 pound fat suit, which is very, very uncomfortable. But the worst part was the neck.
~By Ellen Burstyn ~


With Geoffrey, it was the first time we did music together, we understood that everything could be well, and without any problem. And we didn't need to rehearse too much.
~By Victoria de los Angeles ~


They sign a bunch of women, and they call it a movement. I don't like the way women in music have been identified as women first and musicians second.
~By Michelle Shocked ~


My first love was the sound of guitar.
~By Boz Scaggs ~


Well, first of all, let me say that I might have made a tactical error in not going to a physician for 20 years. It was one of those phobias that really didn't pay off.
~By Warren Zevon ~


The Phantom, as well as being backed up by that music, it just so was a role that I identified with so powerfully. From the first second that I walked on to perform.
~By Gerard Butler ~


My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water.
~By Robert Bresson ~


The first lesson a revolutionary must learn is that he is a doomed man.
~By Huey Newton ~


It did not come naturally; in fact, it would be difficult to conceive of any more dogmatic and less tolerant people than the first settlers on New England shores.
~By Paul Harris ~


The world is made up of people who never quite get into the first team and who just miss the prizes at the flower show.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


The intellectual who wants to do her work properly must today go back to the starting point: the woman whom she knows, and first of all to herself. It is at that level, and at no other, that she ought to begin to think about the world situation.
~By Jacques Ellul ~


I am bound to add that the excess in too little has ever proved in me more dangerous than the excess in too much; the last may cause indigestion, but the first causes death.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


Usually, if you have a new idea, you very rarely break through to anything like recognizable development or implementation of that idea the first time around - it takes two or three goes for the research community to return to the topic.
~By Martin Fleischmann ~


I didn't get at first put into a rehab facility; I got put in a adolescent psychiatric unit for my detox.
~By Jack Osbourne ~

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