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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.
~By Albert Camus ~


I have done everything I can to make sure my daughter knows her father because you form your own identity by rebelling against your parents - but first you have to know them.
~By Greta Scacchi ~


The dangers which threaten us are twofold: First, from the Confederate forces, composed of men whose earnest convictions and reckless bravery it is idle to deny.
~By Robert Dale Owen ~


My favorite Extreme records were the last two. I can't listen to the first one.
~By Gary Cherone ~


The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy.
~By Corrie Ten Boom ~


You can find academic and industrial groups doing some relevant work, but there isn't a focus on building complex molecular systems. In that respect, Japan is first, Europe is second, and we're third.
~By K. Eric Drexler ~


The battle was first waged over the right of the Negro to be classed as a human being with a soul; later, as to whether he had sufficient intellect to master even the rudiments of learning; and today it is being fought out over his social recognition.
~By James Weldon Johnson ~


Deliverance is about what I went through the first time. And I chalk it up as a learning experience.
~By Bubba Sparxxx ~


Our culture runs on coffee and gasoline, the first often tasting like the second.
~By Edward Abbey ~


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.
~By Ella Wheeler Wilcox ~


If we are to abolish the death penalty, I should like to see the first step taken by my friends the murderers.
~By Alphonse Karr ~


Germany, I think, was first to substitute a Social Security program for its elderly based on this premise, that is, that we would tax workers to pay retirement benefits for those retired.
~By John Shadegg ~


Howard Dean is not the first politician to distort facts in his own interests. But many activists in the party he now leads are puzzled over what he thinks he is accomplishing politically. Is it good politics to contend that Iraq was better off under Saddam Hussein than even a flawed Islamic republic?
~By Robert Novak ~


Acting's not my whole life. My children definitely come first.
~By Meg Tilly ~


Sonny and another Hells Angel who was at the meeting thought they were beyond a little patch so they headed down to a local tattoo shop in Oakland and were the first to get the famous One Percent tattoos.
~By Chuck Zito ~


Whenever I felt happy about having discovered something, the first encounter, not only with the public, with other musicians, with specialists, etc, was that they rejected it.
~By Karlheinz Stockhausen ~


I don't remember the first half of my life. All I say is a happy childhood is the worst possible preparation for life.
~By Kinky Friedman ~


Where there had been only jeers or taunts at first, crowds come to listen with serious and sympathetic men.
~By Edward Carpenter ~


First and foremost, it was fun. Everybody involved with it made you feel like they were an important contributor to the process. We were made to feel valued.
~By Adam Arkin ~


Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?
~By Christopher Marlowe ~


Beauty is as relative as light and dark. Thus, there exists no beautiful woman, none at all, because you are never certain that a still far more beautiful woman will not appear and completely shame the supposed beauty of the first.
~By Paul Klee ~


To accomplish great things we must first dream, then visualize, then plan... believe... act!
~By Alfred A. Montapert ~


I pushed myself way too hard during the first year of Veronica Mars and I got moody and run-down. Now I'll go to bed early instead of going out with friends. It's not always the most fun option, but I know I need at least eight hours of sleep to feel balanced.
~By Kristen Bell ~


If truth is the first victim of war, then read on - I've got some great lies for you this month.
~By Alan Gorrie ~


This is definitely the first curmudgeon, no doubt about it.
~By Stacy Keach ~


Stage work, that's all I have in my background. Wasteland was my first TV experience. Dawson's was my first long-term, I mean the entire season of 22 episodes.
~By Sasha Alexander ~


I believe that the Framers of the Constitution made their intent clear when they wrote the First Amendment. I believe they wanted to keep the new government from endorsing one religion over another, not erase the public consciousness or common faith.
~By Nick Rahall ~


I'm in the booth and first of all, I'm from Germany and I had never heard a gospel in my life.
~By Boris Kodjoe ~


He or she must be successful in economic terms, but always within an ethical framework. Whether his or her constituency is a corporation and its shareholders or the customers in a small and privately held business, his or her first responsibility is to serve that constituency.
~By Lee R. Raymond ~


Yes, now I understood for the first time that my soul was not so poor and empty as it had seemed to me, and that it had been only the sun that was lacking to open all its germs, and buds to the light.
~By Max Muller ~


Opportunities are often things you haven't noticed the first time around.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


The mission statement was ordered, and it sent the 800th MP Brigade, effective the first of July, up to Baghdad. I joined my brigade to take command at the end of June.
~By Janis Karpinski ~


You see, every creature alive on the earth today represents an unbroken line of life that stretches back to the first primitive organism to appear on this planet; and that is about three billion years.
~By George Wald ~


I have never allowed anti-Russian rhetoric in Ukrainian policy toward such a strategic partner like Russia. This is the first point. I never went against the interests of the Ukrainian state and the Ukrainian people.
~By Viktor Yanukovych ~


People have lots of misconceptions about me. My mum, who is half French and half Spanish, gets outraged when I'm called quintessentially English. I owe my looks to my mum-which was 90 percent of getting my first job. And, some people would argue, 90 percent of my entire career.
~By Helena Bonham Carter ~


I learned to speak first, and then to sign. I have never really known what it was like to hear, so I can't compare hearing aids to normal hearing.
~By Marlee Matlin ~


Your lungs are changed forever from your first cigarette.
~By Loni Anderson ~


In the first debate the bulges create the impression of a letter T with a small feature which appears similar to a wire under the jacket running upward from the right.
~By Robert Nelson ~


What I learned very quickly is that if you get it right in the first two or three takes, it's not going to get that much better.
~By Matthew Vaughn ~


Dick Wolf was my first boss after coming out of Sarah Lawrence.
~By Elisabeth Rohm ~


That match was late evening and I had the experience of the electricity of the Centre Court because it was packed, a full house for the whole match. It had been a great year for me, first time there and I had the full taste of Wimbledon.
~By John Newcombe ~


They were often the first students in their family to go to college and the very idea of higher education was still foreign to them. They had to make a conscious and often difficult decision to come to college.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


The advantage is I have my family with me all the time. When your daughter takes her first steps or says her first words and your son is going through potty training, I'm not missing any of those things.
~By Larry Dixon ~


In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


I wanted to be the first woman to burn her bra, but it would have taken the fire department four days to put it out.
~By Dolly Parton ~


A Minor is one of my all-time favorite keys to play in. It's a very moody key, and also 'A' is the first letter of my name. It just represents the songs through my eyes.
~By Alicia Keys ~


The first pages of memory are like the old family Bible. The first leaves are wholly faded and somewhat soiled with handling. But, when we turn further, and come to the chapters where Adam and Eve were banished from Paradise, then, all begins to grow clear and legible.
~By Max Muller ~


Prosperity is necessarily the first theme of a political campaign.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


Right now, it hasn't affected my music other than the fact that I don't have time to write any of it. That's no different from when I first started and I lived at home. I would play the guitar in the afternoon and then my mom or my dad would come home and I'd have to quit.
~By Paul Westerberg ~


Actually, when I first started dabbling in photography, I was still working for my parents as a salesman.
~By Herb Ritts ~


When Kenny first came to me, I think he was thinking of making a nice little folk record, but in my opinion, folk music had come to an end and I felt he needed to go to the next step, the next generation.
~By Jim Messina ~


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 ~


So it helped me to just let go of all my tensions and feelings about that world and say 'OK, this is for my fans in Japan. They'll be nice and get into it and have fun.' And it was the first record I made at my home studio.
~By Matthew Sweet ~


You know, I've done this show for six years, and this could be the first time that I had a person that actually got no points, and I think it's a damn fine way to go out. I thought I was a loser until you walked up here; you made me feel like a man.
~By Ray Combs ~


It is said that those whom the gods wish to destroy they first make mad. It may well be that a war neurosis stirred up by propaganda of fear and hatred is the prelude to destruction.
~By John Boyd Orr ~


A few years after my first son was born, he wanted to know how we chose his name, so I began reading him the story of Noah's Ark.
~By Boris Becker ~


Whatever man does he must do first in his mind.
~By Albert Szent Gyorgyi ~


The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who were there first.
~By Steven Tyler ~


Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism, in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment.
~By Bell Hooks ~


The rosary was said every evening. I always liked that sentence about the medieval Churches, that they were the Bibles of the poor. The Church was my first book and I would think it is still my most important book.
~By John McGahern ~


Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


As a first generation Jewish American, I have witnessed firsthand Jewish immigrants who have come to this Nation in order to create a better life for themselves, their families, and future generations.
~By Jan Schakowsky ~


I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first.
~By Thomas More ~


I was lucky enough to first meet Elvis at his house in Bel Air and he used to invite different artists, singers and musicians, to come and jam with him at his house.
~By Jackie DeShannon ~


I am a red man. If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man he would have made me so in the first place.
~By Sitting Bull ~


Now I believe that people need to understand what's happening in my campaign, and they're going to get three or four snapshots of that, with plenty of time before the first disclosure happens in June.
~By Craig Benson ~


The constitutional questions are in the first instance not questions of right but questions of might.
~By Ferdinand Lassalle ~


Before I joined The Beach Boys, I was working at Columbia Records as a producer, and saw The Byrds come in and do their first overdub before Terry even met them.
~By Bruce Johnston ~


My very, very first professional job was when I was 19 years old - I got a job doing an educational industrial film on Shell Motor Oil's oil products. I really put my heart into it - I wrote a script for it, I did a lot of research.
~By Renny Harlin ~


Nurses serve their patients in the most important capacities. We know that they serve as our first lines of communication when something goes wrong or when we are concerned about health.
~By Lois Capps ~


I am regularly asked what the average Internet user can do to ensure his security. My first answer is usually 'Nothing; you're screwed'.
~By Bruce Scheneier ~


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.
~By Sam Levenson ~


The first thing I'll do if elected is demand a recount.
~By Kinky Friedman ~


A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


When I first saw Jo, I said boom, that was it, because I'm a one-woman man.
~By Ron Wood ~


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 ~


During the first 10 years of my life, while my parents were married, I enjoyed a privileged upbringing. After their divorce, my life was difficult.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


In the first moments, the members of the Presidium who were with me at the Secretariat were taken to the Party Central Committee under the control of Soviet forces.
~By Alexander Dubcek ~


I don't think the First Amendment trumps everything.
~By Tom Keith ~


It was with deep interest that my companion and myself, both now about to see and examine the beauties of a tropical country for the first time, gazed on the land where I, at least, eventually spent eleven of the best years of my life.
~By Henry Walter Bates ~


Well, first of all, they're all about the music and all I care about in my professional career is the music.
~By Ronnie Spector ~


The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.
~By Abbie Hoffman ~


The first lesson of economics is scarcity: there is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of it is fatal to the best talent.
~By William Gilmore Simms ~


As a person, I'm pretty much the same except that I've come to terms with who my real friends and supporters are. I don't get particularly friendly with new people at first go.
~By Sanjay Dutt ~


Yeah, well when I first started working, it was $5 a show; it was probably a little higher by the time I got to my own show, but I remember that they put me under contract at $100 a week, which to me was really an astronomical price.
~By Jim Henson ~


Before we can know God and understand his great plan it is first necessary for us to believe that he exists and that he rewards all who diligently seek him.
~By Joseph Franklin Rutherford ~


I was born in Alabama and my first live music experiences were in church. Every Sunday we watched regional gospel groups on television singing their hearts out.
~By Tommy Shaw ~


The record company started as an adjunct to that, to give young composers their first recorded performances; to give young musicians their first debut on a recording. These are all things that big record companies would never touch because there is no money in it!
~By Gunther Schuller ~


Nobody should trust their virtue with necessity, the force of which is never known till it is felt, and it is therefore one of the first duties to avoid the temptation of it.
~By Mary Wortley Montagu ~


I was never really a career woman. My life always came first.
~By Carrie Snodgress ~


I had not seen that until - and when it first came out I was told. I had not seen or been aware of all of that physical evidence. And when I saw it, I was horrified. It was so astounding to me to see that there was that much evidence.
~By Patty Hearst ~


In comic strips, the person on the left always speaks first.
~By George Carlin ~


I imagine that my characters have become much more complicated than when I first began, which would be normal.
~By Irwin Shaw ~


Our approach to making games is to find the fun first and then use the technology to enhance the fun.
~By Sid Meier ~


The first condition of progress is the removal of censorship.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


It was pretty much the way that it was when I first read it, although one exception would be that some ideas that I had were also incorporated into the script.
~By Chiaki Kuriyama ~


And once I know what the first page is, then the rest will come.
~By William Bolcom ~


"It worked." (said after witnessing the first atomic detonation).
~By J. Robert Oppenheimer ~


Born again?! No, I'm not. Excuse me for getting it right the first time.
~By Dennis Miller ~

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