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I first pitched the idea of doing a series of cartoons based on Bible stories. They didn't much like it.
~By Joseph Barbera ~


The first time I did stand-up was the summer I was 17.
~By Sarah Silverman ~


The first thing which I can record concerning myself is, that I was born. These are wonderful words. This life, to which neither time nor eternity can bring diminution - this everlasting living soul, began. My mind loses itself in these depths.
~By Groucho Marx ~


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 ~


The voice I have now, I got the first time I sang in a movement meeting, after I got out of jail... and I'd never heard it before in my life.
~By Bernice Johnson Reagon ~


In a big family the first child is kind of like the first pancake. If it's not perfect, that's okay, there are a lot more coming along.
~By Antonin Scalia ~


In passing, also, I would like to say that the first time Adam had a chance he laid the blame on a woman.
~By Nancy Astor ~


If you pray enough for things, I am proof that they can happen. I feel like a kid on Christmas day now, every day. It's something I have wanted for a long time and I am as happy as anyone to be here. It is great to be back at my first love.
~By Robbie Fowler ~


Neil Armstrong, when he was out there landing on the moon, I was there first.
~By Mark Roberts ~


I first came to think about media and politics in the late 1960s, having observed some distortions up close, but since then I wouldn't say that my personal experience has remained an important motive for my writing about media.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later has reason to conceal it.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


I think, first of all, you need to love what you're doing, and then this helps in the comedian for its part in everything-but the moment you enjoy what you're doing, you try to express yourself, to find your way, and every time is different, of course.
~By Cecilia Bartoli ~


No man in America ever strove more, and more successfully first to bring about a Congress in 1765, and then to support it ever afterwards than myself.
~By Christopher Gadsden ~


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


When I first found out I had diabetes I denied it.
~By Nell Carter ~


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


Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
~By Lucille Ball ~


Also, General Zinni, who commanded central command, was very much opposed to the war in the first place, as I was. We were both quoted to that effect in February of 2003.
~By William Odom ~


There were a lot of bad feelings when Lindsey first left the band. But there's been a lot of healing going on, growing up, maturing. The bond is a great deal stronger than what we first thought.
~By Christine McVie ~


A young ballplayer looks on his first spring training trip as a stage struck young woman regards the theater.
~By Christy Mathewson ~


And my Christianity, first and foremost, governed the way that I tried to deal with people.
~By Mike Pence ~


The only way to enjoy anything in this life is to earn it first.
~By Ginger Rogers ~


I don't see America as a mainland, but as a sea, a big ocean. Sometimes a storm arises, a formidable current develops, and it seems it will engulf everything. Wait a moment, another current will appear and bring the first one to naught.
~By Jacques Maritain ~


Begin thus from the first act, and proceed; and, in conclusion, at the ill which thou hast done, be troubled, and rejoice for the good.
~By Pythagoras ~


I miss the personalization that Vegas was - there were showroom captains and all the dealers knew the gamblers by their first names.
~By Wayne Newton ~


One of the experts bought his first piece at the age of four, so they did start very young, most of them. They did it out of genuine interest but today's kids are much more materialistic and there's a danger, I suppose, that they might just be out to make dosh.
~By Michael Aspel ~


Inflation is bringing us true democracy. For the first time in history, luxuries and necessities are selling at the same price.
~By Robert Orben ~


Skepticism is the first step on the road to philosophy.
~By Denis Diderot ~


Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth; and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead.
~By Karl Von Clausewitz ~


Evolutionary biologists are not content merely to explain how variation occurs within limits, however. They aspire to answer a much broader question-which is how complex organisms like birds, and flowers, and human beings came into existence in the first place.
~By Phillip E. Johnson ~


There is no law that says a man who earned a hundred million dollars in his first half-dozen years on the job has to be a decent human being, but Mike Eisner is that and more.
~By Joseph Barbera ~


I haven't yet figured out how I was made first captain, because I was not an outstanding student. I was an adequate student.
~By William Westmoreland ~


The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
~By Confucius ~


Any lady who is first lady likes being first lady. I don't care what they say, they like it.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


For the first time in my life, I want the right to get married. I've met somebody who meets the criteria of what I've always imagined in and wanted from a partner - someone to marry and to bring children into the world with.
~By Kyan Douglas ~


There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down.
~By Don DeLillo ~


I'd like to do something a little different. Something a little less intense. I'm not sure what it's going to be yet. For the first time in my life, it's great to have choices, but I think I have to be very careful in choosing the right next project.
~By Kristanna Loken ~


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 ~


We had every problems starting a big top could have. The tent fell down on the first day. We had problems getting people into the shows. It was only with the courage and arrogance of youth that we survived.
~By Guy Laliberte ~


The interesting thing about doing a play is to find a way to make it fresh and do it as though you were doing it for the first time.
~By Ellen Burstyn ~


My first review for the TV movie The Bionic Showdown said I was as interesting as a bus ride.
~By Sandra Bullock ~


Having the opportunity to fly the first flight of something like a space shuttle was the ultimate test flight.
~By Robert Crippen ~


I was trying to make something really hard, but then I thought I should make something really soft instead, that could be molded into different shapes. That was how I came up with the first plastic. I called it Bakelite.
~By Leo Baekeland ~


The importance to the writer of first writing must be out of all proportion of the actual value of what is written.
~By Elizabeth Bowen ~


It's not the case that carbon dioxide drives temperatures. When you leave Ice Ages, it's the other way around: The temperatures go up first, and then carbon dioxide levels go up.
~By Piers Corbyn ~


Marriage - a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.
~By Beverley Nichols ~


We are not born all at once, but by bits. The body first, and the spirit later; and the birth and growth of the spirit, in those who are attentive to their own inner life, are slow and exceedingly painful.
~By Mary Antin ~


You take care of you and your family first. Then you go to your neighborhood, and then you spread it on out within the community.
~By Al Smith ~


We're committed to working with Congress to doing what the president said he was always going to do, which is cut the deficit in half over the - over his first term.
~By Christina Romer ~


My father was an immigrant from Russia and my mother was first generation.
~By Arthur Rock ~


The fact is that ours is the first generation that can look disease and extreme poverty in the eye, look across the ocean to Africa, and say this, and mean it. We do not have to stand for this. A whole continent written off - we do not have to stand for this.
~By Bono ~


Unless things change radically, President Bush will be the first President since Herbert Hoover to have presided over a net loss of jobs during his administration.
~By Tim Johnson ~


I just yesterday returned from a trip where I photographed a woman with two children whom I photographed first when she was the age of the older of the two children.
~By Jock Sturges ~


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 ~


Today, for the first time in history, a Bishop of Rome sets foot on English soil. This fair land, once a distant outpost of the pagan world, has become, through the preaching of the Gospel, a beloved and gifted portion of Christ's vineyard.
~By Pope John Paul II ~


People first concern themselves with meeting their basic needs; only afterwards, do they pursue any higher needs.
~By Abdolkarim Soroush ~


The realization of ignorance is the first act of knowing.
~By Jean Toomer ~


Proceeding further, to inquire whether the facts related by the Four Evangelists are proved by competent and satisfactory evidence, we are led, first, to consider on which side lies the burden of establishing the credibility of the witnesses.
~By Simon Greenleaf ~


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


When you get something like MTV, it's like regular television. You get it, and at first it's novel and brand new and then you watch every channel, every show. And then you become a little more selective and more selective, until ultimately... you wind up with a radio.
~By David Lee Roth ~


I never danced a step in my life so naturally. My first motion picture was a musical, and Bob Fosse was the choreographer. I didn't exactly dance for Fosse, I just did the best that I could to do what he taught us to do.
~By Dick York ~


Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest.
~By Wilson Mizner ~


Thus, in general, in the first instance, the direction of interest in empirical fact will be canalised by the logical structure of the theoretical system.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


By that point, I had started taking singing lessons. And after the first session, I mean, I was surprised that the windows didn't shatter. And after the third session, I really didn't know where this voice had come from.
~By Gerard Butler ~


In 1972, I got my first electric bass and started playing the kind of instrument I play now. I found that the majority of musicians couldn't bear that. They are not used to listening to the bass because they think the bass is in the background to support them.
~By Eberhard Weber ~


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


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 ~


The first step in exceeding your customer's expectations is to know those expectations.
~By Roy H. Williams ~


I'm older than my sister so I started writing first. I started writing at school. I was always top of my class in composition, essays, English Lit and all of that.
~By Joan Collins ~


At first the ancient images of the Goddess did not interest me.
~By Carol P. Christ ~


One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organizations do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.
~By Aiden Wilson Tozer ~


The trick of this thing and the beauty of this thing is that it's a cowboy movie first and then stuff happens. Even after stuff happens it doesn't change - it hasn't suddenly changed into another kind of movie. It's still a cowboy movie. And that's what's incredible about it because nobody has done that before, that's new territory.
~By Harrison Ford ~


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.
~By Confucius ~


You know why there's a Second Amendment? In case the government fails to follow the first one.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


Generally I finish a first draft in 2-6 months, then I set it aside for a while so that when I come back to it I can read it with fresh eyes and figure out how to improve it.
~By Margaret Haddix ~


That, we encourage, and I think we're doing a pretty good job with the website and also the DVD, like the first season came out and the second season's being prepared now.
~By Anthony Michael Hall ~


No sinner is ever saved after the first twenty minutes of a sermon.
~By Mark Twain ~


The first hundred years are the hardest.
~By Wilson Mizner ~


Although the whole man partakes of this grace, it is first and most appropriately in the soul and later progresses to the body, inasmuch as the body of the man is capable of the same obedience to the will of God as the soul.
~By William Ames ~


I was born February 20, 1937 in Munchen as the first child of Sebastian and Helene Huber.
~By Robert Huber ~


My first jam was at Hotel Diplomat opening for Hollywood.
~By Kurtis Blow ~


Getting in touch with your true self must be your first priority.
~By Tom Hopkins ~


It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second.
~By John Steinbeck ~


Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


In times of life crisis, whether wild fires or smoldering stress, the first thing I do is go back to basics... am I eating right, am I getting enough sleep, am I getting some physical and mental exercise everyday.
~By Edward Albert ~


On the first movie we got good reviews, but we were still dealing with genre stuff. It's going away. Judge the movie - is it a good one or a bad one? We know we made a great movie and it's being judged for just being a good film.
~By Avi Arad ~


The first nine albums there was never a Synthesiser, never any Orchestra. There was never any other player except us on the albums.
~By Brian May ~


I'm thinking about naming my first son Emmy so I can say I've got one. I want Emmy, Oscar and Tony - and my daughter Grammy.
~By Noah Wyle ~


As told in Friendship with God, if we simply decided to believe and act as if first, we're all one, and second, life is eternal, it would render virtually everything we've done all our lives pointless.
~By Neale Donald Walsch ~


Good leaders must first become good servants.
~By Robert Greenleaf ~


It was not in our interest to enter Iraq in the first place.
~By William Odom ~


Here's a little known fact - Arnold is the first body builder to run for governor since Janet Reno.
~By David Letterman ~


I remember I was like five or six years old; I played the devil. That was my first role.
~By Raul Julia ~


James Brown was one of the first artists who found four bars that he liked and played them the entire way through, and then he just added to it vocally.
~By Brian Austin Green ~


If we wish to make a new world we have the material ready. The first one, too, was made out of chaos.
~By Robert Quillen ~


Now the first step has to be taken, the step towards democracy. This step is full of risks, and requires trust on all sides. We don't know where it will lead. But if we just stand still, we will have no chance of escaping the violence.
~By Daniel Barenboim ~


Most controversies would soon be ended, if those engaged in them would first accurately define their terms, and then adhere to their definitions.
~By Tryon Edwards ~


When I first came out with my fans and the wind hit me, I almost took off.
~By Sally Rand ~


When I first drew him I had eyes in there and it didn't look right.
~By Bob Kane ~


I was lucky enough to have the songs in my first show written by George and Ira Gershwin. Then Cole Porter wrote five shows for me.
~By Ethel Merman ~

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