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This was the first day of our beginning to take up plants: we had much pleasure in collecting them for the natives offered their assistance and perfectly understood the method of taking them up and pruning them.
~By William Bligh ~


It's the first time I have returned to my roots - like going back to be a trio. The fans really wanted me to go back on stage and do the Supremes music, so I went about trying to make it happen. We'll go on tour in the summer.
~By Diana Ross ~


Happiness lies first of all in health.
~By George William Curtis ~


I said I thought first I was on the stairs; then I remembered I was in the kitchen when he came in.
~By Lizzie Andrew Borden ~


First I would probably place men at the bottom of the food chain. On a grander scale, I would say they're reacting to change. Feminism has got to be part of that.
~By Neil LaBute ~


There is no consensus even today on the merits of Napoleon - and certainly no agreement on the rights and wrongs of the origins of the First World War.
~By Douglas Hurd ~


In the First World War, there was the sudden passion of nationalism, and the killing took place because of these emotions. But the Soviet case is different, because you had systematic murder, like the Holocaust.
~By Ryszard Kapuscinski ~


First of all, I'd like to say here the fact that I'm not naturally a craftsman has made me work very hard.
~By Beatrice Wood ~


It was quite natural - the first day I got to the set I was really nervous, but I loved the whole experience.
~By Charlotte Church ~


Mary Queen of Scots was my first love, and that is always something special.
~By Antonia Fraser ~


The Clinton White House today said they would start to give national security and intelligence briefings to George Bush. I don't know how well this is working out. Today after the first one Bush said, 'I've got one question: What color is the red phone?'
~By Bill Maher ~


But, I didn't get my first break until I was 17.
~By Stephen Dorff ~


The Christian religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this day cannot be believed by any reasonable person without one.
~By David Hume ~


He loves his bonds who, when the first are broke, Submits his neck into a second yoke.
~By Robert Herrick ~


Sometimes I wish the girl would make the first move.
~By Devon Werkheiser ~


The first time I was in his office was when they called me in to tell me they had changed my name. I had a feeling that if I'd gone along with the name they'd chosen, I'd never be seen again. I'd be swallowed up by that name, because it was a false name: Kit Marlowe.
~By Kim Novak ~


There are only two classes - first class and no class.
~By David O. Selznick ~


A man calumniated is doubly injured - first by him who utters the calumny, and then by him who believes it.
~By Herodotus ~


A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.
~By Chanakya ~


What I love about being a member of KISS is that we're the 'John Glenns' of rock - we always have to be the first in anything we do, and I love that.
~By Peter Criss ~


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 ~


It's funny, though, because when I first started going to races after we met, I was extremely nervous. It's like being backstage and hoping you don't trip over something or break an amp or accidentally speak into a live microphone, so I was really hesitant.
~By Ashley Judd ~


Perhaps September 11 could be called the first historic world event in the strictest sense: the impact, the explosion, the slow collapse - a gruesome reality literally took place in front of a global public.
~By Jurgen Habermas ~


We were flying on a winged vehicle that would do reentry different than we had ever done before. So all of those were firsts. Test pilots truly love firsts.
~By Robert Crippen ~


T Bone and I grew up together in Fort Worth, Texas. He had his own recording studio by the time he was seventeen years old. When we were both nineteen he made the first archival recording of my voice.
~By Betty Buckley ~


If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try, try, try again.
~By Michael Chang ~


Our coaches want to be a part of South Carolina football when they win it for the first time. When they win the division, when they win the SEC, win a major bowl game, etc. The opportunities to do it all for the first time here make it extra special.
~By Steve Spurrier ~


From first to last the civilization of America has been bound up with its physical environment.
~By Ellsworth Huntington ~


I recorded harp first or singing first. I recorded it all together. Part of the reason is that I don't know how to play the songs without also singing. I forget how they progress. I don't think that any of them are verse, chorus, verse, and so on. They are not simple.
~By Joanna Newsom ~


My favorite designer is Christian Lacroix, not just because his clothes are amazing and I love them, but because he's so nice. When I did his fashion show, he was the first one to arrive there and he helped everyone.
~By Adriana Lima ~


How can you dare teach a man to read until you've taught him everything else first?
~By Giorgos Seferis ~


The Passion narratives are the first pieces of the Gospels that were composed as a unity.
~By Hans Urs von Balthasar ~


I had all the usual ambition growing up. I wanted to be a writer, a musician, a hockey player. I wanted to do something that wasn't nine to five. Acting was the first thing I tried that clicked.
~By Michael J. Fox ~


Republicans should simply focus on first principles and give the American people what they want - an honest party dedicated to common sense, fiscal responsibility and limited government. If we govern to save the country, we'll do well as a party.
~By Tom Coburn ~


I'm not the next anyone, I'm the first Maria Sharapova.
~By Maria Sharapova ~


The first people totalitarians destroy or silence are men of ideas and free minds.
~By Isaiah Berlin ~


It is a great mystery that though the human heart longs for Truth, in which alone it finds liberation and delight, the first reaction of human beings to Truth is one of hostility and fear!
~By Anthony de Mello ~


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 ~


Our first responsibility is not to ourselves. Our first responsibility is to our country and to our God.
~By Alan Keyes ~


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 ~


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 ~


There will always be something to ruin our lives, it all depends on what or which finds us first. We are always ripe and ready to be taken.
~By Charles Bukowski ~


I've had really great experiences working with first-time directors. They come at filmmaking with fresh ideas. I've been very lucky that way.
~By Jeff Bridges ~


Maybe these kids are just too young and too dumb to know about the first 13. Maybe they can't comprehend that the Braves have only won one World Series in those 13 years.
~By Tim Hudson ~


Self-parody is the first portent of age.
~By Larry McMurtry ~


For the first time in 15 years, Georgia this winter has its electric power guaranteed without deficit. This is a historic achievement.
~By Mikhail Saakashvili ~


When the machine had been fastened with a wire to the track, so that it could not start until released by the operator, and the motor had been run to make sure that it was in condition, we tossed a coin to decide who should have the first trial. Wilbur won.
~By Orville Wright ~


When I was fourteen and first started going out, I always wanted to be the opposite of everyone else. So I would go to the club in a polo T-shirt and pants and sneakers and a hat on backward, just so I would not be dressed like other girls.
~By Rihanna ~


I'm not going to worry about the Cure slipping down into the second division; it doesn't bother me because I never expected to be in the first division anyway.
~By Robert Smith ~


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


Shiloh is a wonderfully dramatic battle. The leader of one side is killed, and the other one is going on to glory, and it was the first great battle. It lasted two days.
~By Shelby Foote ~


When I died my hair red the first time, I felt as if it was what nature intended. I have been accused of being a bit of a spitfire, so in that way, I absolutely live up to the stereotype. The red hair suits my personality. I was a terrible blonde!
~By Amy Adams ~


I can imagine myself on my death-bed, spent utterly with lust to touch the next world, like a boy asking for his first kiss from a woman.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


The first two pictures I did, I played a young student in prep school. When I did Lifeguard, everyone was saying, You're so Southern California. It was a surprise to me.
~By Parker Stevenson ~


To be successful in real estate, you must always and consistently put your clients' best interests first. When you do, your personal needs will be realized beyond your greatest expectations.
~By Anthony Hitt ~


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


So the first season about halfway through he just sort of put us together and then broke us up all within one episode. One of the ideas is to have us do that once a year - to have everything blow up in our faces and not work out.
~By Sarah Chalke ~


Before I was reading science fiction, I read Hemingway. Farewell to Arms was my first adult novel that said not everything ends well. It was one of those times where reading has meant a great deal to me, in terms of my development - an insight came from that book.
~By Robert Reed ~


My tattoo is a phoenix. I got the first when I was 16. I hid it for years.
~By Ashley Scott ~


My dad was in the Army and we traveled all over the place and I never failed to win first prize.
~By Randy Gardner ~


First, take the government of the Indians out of politics; second, let the laws of the Indians be the same as those of the whites; third, give the Indian the ballot.
~By George Crook ~


We shot on location in our very first weeks, in our very first shows. I would like to go on location again, Hawaii would be good!! But normally, we tape five days a week in the studio starting at about 8:00 a.m. and continuing until about 8:00 p.m.
~By Juliet Mills ~


My first book took five years to write and I made $1,000 on it. The second took three years and I made $3,000. All this time I was a housewife being supported by a husband. I was very lucky.
~By Judith Rossner ~


Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.
~By Stendhal ~


Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second.
~By Robert Frost ~


There is no less invention in aptly applying a thought found in a book, than in being the first author of the thought.
~By Pierre Bayle ~


There would have to be something wrong with someone who could throw out a child's first Valentine card saying, I love you, Mommy.
~By Ginger Hutton ~


The first thing we become convinced of is that man is organized so as to be far more sensible of pain than of pleasure.
~By Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin ~


Grub first, then ethics.
~By Bertolt Brecht ~


I'm a father myself for the first time in my life, and I had very very loving parents.
~By David Keith ~


The first point is always to believe in it when you go on court and then you have the chances to win.
~By Martina Hingis ~


The man who occupies the first place seldom plays the principal part.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


I have read only the first 'Harry Potter' book. I thought it excellent, perhaps the best thing written for older children since The Hobbit. I wish the books had been around when my kids were the right age for them.
~By Gene Wolfe ~


There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.
~By Quentin Crisp ~


The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, the finish by loading honors on your head.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


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 ~


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 ~


There are some people who have the quality of richness and joy in them and they communicate it to everything they touch. It is first of all a physical quality; then it is a quality of the spirit.
~By Tom Wolfe ~


Yesterday NPR fired me for telling the truth. The truth is that I worry when I am getting on an airplane and see people dressed in garb that identifies them first and foremost as Muslims. This is not a bigoted statement. It is a statement of my feelings, my fears after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 by radical Muslims.
~By Juan Williams ~


On the fortieth day after his death, we held the ceremony, and I performed for the very first time.
~By Nusrat F. A. Khan ~


Plus, I was a math and science whiz from my first introduction to the subjects.
~By David Crane ~


Washington is a very easy city for you to forget where you came from and why you got there in the first place.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


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


It's wonderful to have the most important thing in the world there first thing in the morning. And especially in this business, where the opportunity to think everything is about you is there every day, now I really know that it isn't all about me.
~By Kate Beckinsale ~


I do comedy shows. I make fun of myself, first of all.
~By Steve Burton ~


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 ~


I also helped write the five-page statement of principles that Civic Forum issued in late November. That was the first public expression of what the new government wanted to do.
~By Vaclav Klaus ~


Yes, I was in love with my husband at first sight and still am. We have the most solid relationship.
~By Catherine Zeta-Jones ~


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 ~


They gave it to us for about five bucks a week, and we just went there to live. Probably the first band that ever did that back then and it became the famous cottage.
~By Jim Capaldi ~


Let me be accurate in everything, for though you and I have seen some strange things together, you may at the first think that I, Van Helsing, am mad. That the many horrors and the so long strain on nerves has at the last turn my brain.
~By Bram Stoker ~


People love talking about when they were young and heard Honky Tonk Women for the first time. It's quite a heavy load to carry on your shoulders, the memories of so many people.
~By Mick Jagger ~


In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best.
~By Robert Hall ~


In the beginning, when I first found out I had a disease that was incurable, emotionally I had to get used to the idea of being sick before I could think about making any other major decisions in my life.
~By Karen Duffy ~


Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.
~By Frederic Bastiat ~


When I first hit the scene, it was just a lot of go, go, go, go, go. I have a lot of natural energy anyway, but it was over the top.
~By Dane Cook ~


There's no second chance on stage, and I was trained to make the most of my first chance.
~By Kate Smith ~

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