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My son complains about headaches. I tell him all the time, when you get out of bed, it's feet first!
~By Henny Youngman ~


I will always listen to my coaches. But first I listen to my body. If what they tell me suits my body, great. If my body doesn't feel good with what they say, then always my body comes first.
~By Haile Gebrselassie ~


Well, I tell young people to be successful today that, first of all, that what you learn today directly impacts what you earn tomorrow. This is a knowledge-based economy.
~By Alexis Herman ~


First, it doesn't surprise me that traditional music has experienced a kind of exhaustion in the 20th century - not forgetting that many musicians started to look outside the traditional structures of tonality.
~By Pierre Schaeffer ~


With our first two records we backed ourselves into a hole musically.
~By Daniel Johns ~


You have to sound sad first of all, then maybe later you can sound good.
~By Steve Lacy ~


No punishment has ever possessed enough power of deterrence to prevent the commission of crimes. On the contrary, whatever the punishment, once a specific crime has appeared for the first time, its reappearance is more likely than its initial emergence could ever have been.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


My favorite musical? I don't. It changes all the time. I'm just a diehard, I'm totally old school, like I'll sit and watch, if they are re-doing Oklahoma in New York, I will be the first one there.
~By Trey Parker ~


The aphorism in which I am the first master among Germans, are the forms of "eternity"; my ambition is to say in ten sentences what everyone else says in a book - what everyone else does not say in a book.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Christians must be Jews. The truth of what we believe depends on the truth of Judaism, depends on the first covenant.
~By Michael Novak ~


After clearing 9 metres of the descending passage, in about the middle of the afternoon, we came upon a second sealed doorway, which was almost the exact replica of the first.
~By Howard Carter ~


Don't compete with me: firstly, I have more experience, and secondly, I have chosen the weapons.
~By Edsger Dijkstra ~


Fugitive slaves were rare then, and as a fugitive slave lecturer, I had the advantage of being the first one out.
~By Frederick Douglass ~


I always try to approach character first and foremost viscerally.
~By Patricia Clarkson ~


Being the only non-Black was a unique experience. After a few weeks, you're not aware of skin color differences. You see the color; you're not blind, but it doesn't matter. You see the human being first.
~By Ricardo Montalban ~


I extend my deepest gratitude to our Armed Forces and first responders serving both at home and abroad in the war against terrorism.
~By John Doolittle ~


You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience.
~By Stanislaw Lec ~


After all, we didn't bring democracy to Germany in 1945; Hitler destroyed democracy there first.
~By Brent Scowcroft ~


This is my first wuxia movie and I must consider this before trying to make something with my own.
~By Zhang Yimou ~


The first time I heard The Beatles, I cried. It was 'Let it Be'.
~By James Durbin ~


While I am the one who made the choice to enter the ministry, there was a choice before that one, the choice God made in calling me to be his in the first place.
~By James Green Somerville ~


At a flea market I always head for the junk jewelry table first.
~By Ethel Merman ~


I realized at one point that David and I had not made a record together in almost 26 years and I thought that that was absurd because, first of all it had gone so fast, I didn't really realize, neither did David, that it had been that long.
~By Graham Nash ~


Art is skill, that is the first meaning of the word.
~By Eric Gill ~


My anger with the US was not at first, that they had used that weapon - although that anger came later.
~By Wilfred Burchett ~


He must be independent and brave, and sure of himself and of the importance of his work, because if he isn't he will never survive the scorching blasts of derision that will probably greet his first efforts.
~By Robert E. Sherwood ~


I hoped the dramatic power of the play would rest on that tension between elegant structure - the underlying plan is that you see the first and last meeting of every couple in the play - and inelegant emotion.
~By Patrick Marber ~


His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


The first couple of days on the detox diet aren't pleasant.
~By Carol Vorderman ~


You know that I am living proof that the American Dream is real. Growing up, our congressman cut through government bureaucratic red tape to help my mom buy our first house. That's the kind of congressman I'll be.
~By Geoff Davis ~


The will to conquer is the first condition of victory.
~By Ferdinand Foch ~


The first day one is a guest, the second a burden, and the third a pest.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


I wrote Murder at the Windmill. And it was accepted and we made it and it was the first film I made with Danny Angel, well the only film I actually made... I made a lot of it at the Windmill itself.
~By Val Guest ~


You hear about how many fourth quarter comebacks that a guy has and I think it means a guy screwed up in the first three quarters.
~By Peyton Manning ~


I was 4 years old when I sang in public for the very first time.
~By Mireille Mathieu ~


I believe that the first 8 years are most important and the time in a child's life when parents must be absolutely and completely present.
~By Dirk Benedict ~


I've tried in my career to do most everything, because it all intrigues me. And I've found the first time I work in a new form, I discover all the things that make that an exciting medium. I've been very busy most of my career. I've had very few vacations.
~By Rupert Holmes ~


I believe, along with many others, that you must first ask for what you want before you can have it.
~By Wally Amos ~


It was my study of the two Corinthian letters that first caused me to concentrate my attention more directly on the relation of the apostle Paul to the older apostles.
~By Ferdinand Christian Baur ~


Written poetry is different. Best thing is to see it in performance first, then read it. Performance is more provocative.
~By Adrian Mitchell ~


The one thing I do not want to be called is First Lady. It sounds like a saddle horse.
~By Jackie Kennedy ~


I wanted to make sure that this be the first scientific and technology revolution in history in which the public thoroughly discussed all the potential benefits and all the potential harms, in advance of the technology coming online and running its course.
~By Jeremy Rifkin ~


So, in effect, my first sale was actually two books.
~By George Stephen ~


At first acoustics attributed to the different sounds only a limited number of characteristic features.
~By Roman Jakobson ~


The eldest and biggest of the litter was a dog cub, and when he drew his first breath he was less than five inches long from his nose to where his tail joined his back-bone.
~By Henry Williamson ~


The American people likewise want to see enforcement first, no tricks, no triggers, no amnesty, enforcing existing laws and closing loopholes to reaffirm that our great Republic is, in fact, a nation of laws.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


First get an absolute conquest over thyself, and then thou wilt easily govern thy wife.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


A subject which at first glance seems quite removed from the undeclared concern of the book can encapsulate that concern.
~By W. G. Sebald ~


All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
~By Ernest Hemingway ~


In high school, in sport, I had a coach who told me I was much better than I thought I was, and would make me do more in a positive sense. He was the first person who taught me not to be afraid of failure.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


Learning starts with failure; the first failure is the beginning of education.
~By John Hersey ~


The first album is a classic record and I think the prototype of a sound that no one else does.
~By Kathy Valentine ~


In a private room he showed me the first specimens of gold, that is he was not certain if it was gold or not, but he thought it might be; immediately I made the proof and found that it was gold.
~By John Sutter ~


The point at which we worked with some of these actors, they weren't really stars yet. Nicolas Cage was not a big star when we did Raising Arizona. A lot of these people were also virtually unknown, too, when we worked with them first.
~By Joel Coen ~


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 ~


People think it's a terrible tragedy when somebody has Alzheimer's. But in my mother's case, it's different. My mother has been unhappy all her life. For the first time in her life, she's happy.
~By Amy Tan ~


Acting is a sense of wonder and magic and mystery for me and when life takes me on a new journey, I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital put on my face and I move forward.
~By Andrea Thompson ~


This is the bunch of songs I did first, and it's just the type of thing I do. I am a Carter Family girl, so the record is book-ended with Carter Family songs.
~By June Carter Cash ~


Washington's character was rock solid. He came to stand for the new nation and its republican virtues, which was why he became our first President by unanimous choice.
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


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


The flight was extremely normal... for the first 36 seconds then after that got very interesting.
~By Pete Conrad ~


At Berkeley I had my first encounter with real professional scientists.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


When businesses face tough times, one of the first items they cut is overhead expenses. The government should do the same.
~By Byron Dorgan ~


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


Well, first of all it's entertainment. That stops us becoming too pretentious or thinking we're great artists.
~By Richard Thompson ~


All of us have moments in our childhood where we come alive for the first time. And we go back to those moments and think, This is when I became myself.
~By Rita Dove ~


First of all: no one in their right mind would sign an exclusive contract.
~By Rob Walton ~


India has indeed a great and free future before her, in which she can make her special contribution to the well-being of mankind. The first and indispensable part of that contribution is to work with the United Nations for the defeat of fascism and of brutal aggression.
~By Stafford Cripps ~


When I did that first movie, it was the introduction to all the set-up time and the waiting time that's endemic in motion pictures, and the repetition.
~By Harry Shearer ~


When I made my first film, I didn't think of it as directing, so it wasn't like I set out to become a director.
~By Kathryn Bigelow ~


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 ~


First and foremost, I consider myself a songwriter.
~By Kenny Chesney ~


The Independent or Congregational theory includes two principles; first, that the governing and executive power in the Church is in the brotherhood; and secondly, that the Church organization is complete in each worshipping assembly, which is independent of every other.
~By Charles Hodge ~


The sword - the first, for a time the only force: the force of iron.
~By John Lothrop Motley ~


I think if you're a good songwriter, that's what you are first - not a star or celebrity.
~By Tom Cochrane ~


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 ~


First of all, I'm not the kind of guy that likes to rehash the show and so forth and so on.
~By Garry Shandling ~


Back in 1983, the United States government approved the release of the first genetically modified organism. In this case, it was a bacteria that prevents frost on food crops.
~By Jeremy Rifkin ~


Medical research in the twentieth century mostly takes place in the lab; in the Renaissance, though, researchers went first and foremost to the library to see what the ancients had said.
~By Peter Lewis Allen ~


Expecting to be able to get rid of the competitive drive, first of all, flies in the face of human nature - and little girls certainly have this drive, as much as little boys do, or at least the little girls I have observed in my immediate family have it.
~By Lynne Cheney ~


I'm not in this for the money because if I was, I would have jumped out after our first album.
~By Justin Timberlake ~


If one sees the American Nightmare first and Chainsaw after that, you'll see it in a different kind of light.
~By Tobe Hooper ~


When I wrote The Onion Field, I realized that my first two novels were just practice.
~By Joseph Wambaugh ~


The good news is, Americans know firsthand the benefits of a free market - more choices, lower prices, higher quality - and there is no reason why we cannot help them see these same benefits in health care.
~By John Shadegg ~


The whole year I was in LA I got into telemarketing and learned how to make money. Five years later that skill helped me make my first film.
~By Vin Diesel ~


And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart, till the Devil whispered behind the leaves "It's pretty, but is it Art?"
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


I left halfway through my third year to start Lipstick On Your Collar, which was the first thing I ever did.
~By Ewan McGregor ~


Strangely enough, the first character in Fried Green Tomatoes was the cafe, and the town. I think a place can be as much a character in a novel as the people.
~By Fannie Flagg ~


This is the great fault of wine; it first trips up the feet: it is a cunning wrestler.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~


The confession of evil works is the first beginning of good works.
~By Saint Augustine ~


In order to get beyond racism, we must first take account of race. There is no other way. And in order to treat some persons equally, we must treat them differently.
~By Harry A. Blackmun ~


You've probably read in People that I'm a nice guy - but when the doctor first told me I had Parkinson's, I wanted to kill him.
~By Michael J. Fox ~


I was a boy when I first realized that the fullest life liveable was a Poet's.
~By Wilfred Owen ~


A work can become modern only if it is first postmodern. Postmodernism thus understood is not modernism at its end but in the nascent state, and this state is constant.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Everything I do in my life is very instinctual and in the moment. If I'm attracted to something, that's it. If I have reservations, those don't change till they're resolved. My first impression is how I go.
~By Andy Garcia ~


I'll be a wife and mother first, then First Lady.
~By Jackie Kennedy ~


This has been a great experience for me. The first couple of days you don't always feel too well. You adjust to the fluid shifting, how to fly through space without hitting things or anybody else. But then you get in a groove.
~By Laurel Clark ~


We have said the first step was to designate the land, inform the owners. And the second would be to get the responses from the owners. And this will be openly done.
~By Robert Mugabe ~


People are beginning to see that the first requisite to success in life is to be a good animal.
~By Herbert Spencer ~

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