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If man made himself the first object of study, he would see how incapable he is of going further. How can a part know the whole?
~By Blaise Pascal ~


The great and important duty which is incumbent on Christians, is to guard against all appearance of evil; to watch against the first risings in the heart to evil; and to have a guard upon our actions, that they may not be sinful, or so much as seem to be so.
~By George Whitefield ~


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


The first is the law, the last prerogative.
~By John Dryden ~


God is the last link of the chain, but He is the first also.
~By Joseph Barber Lightfoot ~


This majority is working for America, and one of those ways is we have tremendously low unemployment. This economy has created millions of new jobs, and we are expecting growth this first quarter of somewhere higher than 4 percent.
~By Marsha Blackburn ~


In general, costumes are the first thing in life that let other people know who we are. They indicate who the person is without saying anything.
~By Molly Parker ~


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 ~


The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur.
~By William Bartram ~


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


My first duty to write a gripping yarn. Second is to convey credible characters who make you feel what they feel. Only third comes the idea.
~By David Brin ~


The research is the easiest. The outline is the most fun. The first draft is the hardest, because every word of the outline has to be fleshed out. The rewrite is very satisfying.
~By Ken Follett ~


I remember when the first police scary video thing came out, and you thought, wow, ooh, look at this, come and look, come and look. And now it's on every channel.
~By Jennifer Saunders ~


Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities... because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
~By Winston Churchill ~


I didn't come east of the Mississippi for the first time in my life until I was 26 years of age, but I knew. I read magazines, I listened to radio, I watched television. I knew there was something out there, and I wanted a part of it.
~By Sam Donaldson ~


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


For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded.
~By James M. Barrie ~


When anarchy is declared, the first thing we do, let's kill all the anarchists.
~By Craig Bruce ~


When my opera Plump Jack was performed in 1989, my first piano teacher sent me something that I'd composed when I was four. I remember I played it, and it still sounded like me. I'm the same composer I was then.
~By Gordon Getty ~


The first thing is to love your sport. Never do it to please someone else. It has to be yours.
~By Peggy Fleming ~


Singling out political opponents for working against the ruling party is precisely the tactic of every tyrannical government from Red China to Venezuela. The first step in the process is creating unfounded public suspicion of political opponents, followed by arresting and jailing any who continue speaking against the regime.
~By John Carter ~


What I know about Mike Tyson, I see in the boxing ring. As far as all of the gossip stuff that I hear about him, I know first hand to take that with a grain of salt.
~By Gerald McRaney ~


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 ~


To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the same time something to respect and something to pity in his face.
~By Stendhal ~


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 ~


First of all, I choose the great roles, and if none of these come, I choose the mediocre ones, and if they don't come, I choose the ones that pay the rent.
~By Stanislaw Lec ~


I had nearly finished school because I was making effort not that bad on that. But there was a law in Germany after the war. You could not make your final examination before 18, so lots of people who were late because of the way had to do it first.
~By Karl Lagerfeld ~


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


Remember that government doesn't earn one single dollar it spends. In order for you to get money from the government, that money must first be taken from somebody else.
~By Jesse Ventura ~


My parents wished peace upon their firstborn child.
~By Shalom Harlow ~


I started when I was six years old. My first coach was my granny, she was the best player in Slovakia.
~By Daniela Hantuchova ~


You know, sitting in the car when they got back in and - first of all, it was relief. I was not - there were two get away cars or switch cars they were called. And, you know, the group tended to include everyone.
~By Patty Hearst ~


We recorded the record on a Saturday afternoon March 30th and I heard the record for the first time on April 6th. I was driving to school, literally seven days later.
~By Lesley Gore ~


That fear first created the gods is perhaps as true as anything so brief could be on so great a subject.
~By George Santayana ~


A lot of people give in to those pressures and let others influence the process on their second albums because they want to achieve the success they had with their first again, but they don't know how to do it.
~By Vanessa Carlton ~


I think I would spend the first 30 weeks not writing, just clearing my head and seeing parts of the world I haven't seen and going back to places I have seen and love.
~By Michael Connelly ~


The two most important requirements for major success are: first, being in the right place at the right time, and second, doing something about it.
~By Ray Kroc ~


First of all, we haven't always welcomed immigrants.
~By Samuel P. Huntington ~


I'd taken three years off to live as a normal person, so this was my first time back into it, and it was kind of shocking, but then it was fun.
~By Camilla Belle ~


Discontent is the first necessity of progress.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


The production team's first meeting took place at my house. I had ideas and a color scheme in mind, how I wanted the movie to look, because that has to be a real collaboration.
~By Debbie Allen ~


I'd look at one of my stonecutters hammering away at the rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet, at the hundred and first blow it would split in two, and I knew it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
~By Jacob August Riis ~


Let's say black, the whole black religious experience, here, is very impressive to me, because when I first arrived I realized that people carry their faith with so much pride.
~By Boris Kodjoe ~


The American who first discovered Columbus made a bad discovery.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


Having my first number one single and being able to travel to places I've never been before has been amazing. The tour was also fantastic. There are so many things which I've experienced this year which I never even dreamed of.
~By Gareth Gates ~


A tendency could not but arise to reconcile with Christian profession a good many modes of life, enjoyments, occupations, social actions and customs, from which the first Christians had recoiled.
~By Robert Rainy ~


Businessmen... were not born chief executives. They were often people first.
~By Richard Jefferson ~


I'd like to have the first restaurant that can deliver incredible quality food to your table at your house at any time-right where you live.
~By Paul Prudhomme ~


First, I was Bavarian State Minister of Justice, and after the ministries of justice in the various states were dissolved I became Reich Minister without portfolio.
~By Hans Frank ~


There must have been something in the air of Gary that led one into economics: the first Nobel Prize winner, Paul Samuelson, was also from Gary, as were several other distinguished economists.
~By Joseph E. Stiglitz ~


First, they were bred when I was not capable to observe or before I was born; likewise the breeding of men is of a different manner from that of women.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


Democratic leaders always seem to blame America first.
~By Ken Mehlman ~


Get there first with the most.
~By Nathan Bedford Forrest ~


To get it first is important - but more important is to get it right.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


Always first draw fresh breath after outbursts of vanity and complacency.
~By Franz Kafka ~


Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


My mother tells this story that when I first went to school, I thought I was going to help the teachers. I didn't realise I was going to get educated.
~By Moon Unit Zappa ~


Most urgent is the good First Job Program, that Lula plans to implement, which hasn't got off the ground.
~By Claudio Hummes ~


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


I really wanted Michael Jackson to be in the first Men in Black, but he didn't want to be considered as an alien!
~By Barry Sonnenfeld ~


Our first object is... the obtaining of sovereignty, assured by international law, over a portion of the globe sufficiently large to satisfy our just requirements.
~By Theodor Herzl ~


We are Indians, firstly and lastly.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


What a different world it was when I first sailed for Europe in 1930, with my mother, sister, and brother to spend six months abroad.
~By Gene Tierney ~


If you run an Internet search on Vietnam and the war, most of the information you get begins at about 1962. I think this is telling. It is missing the whole period that led up to the reasons the war happened in the first place.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


First of all, many human diseases are influenced by, if not caused by mutations in genes.
~By Daniel Nathans ~


You work on an idea, your first interpretation is very raw and you work it and you work it and it gets polished and polished. It gets to a certain level and then it comes down off that peak.
~By Kim Weston ~


The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step in repairing our loss.
~By Thomas Kempis ~


I haven't seen Clones, which has been during this period when I haven't seen much of anything, but I did see Phantom Menace, and see my feelings about it - see, first of all, I think that when you make a lot of movies, your attitude about the movies changes.
~By Lawrence Kasdan ~


As an adoptive parent myself of foster children, I have seen firsthand the glaring problems of the system currently facing this Nation.
~By Dennis Cardoza ~


First of all, the most important, that is to learn everything good that has survived from other times, and carefully to watch the bad - and throw it out.
~By Ninette de Valois ~


In the year 1857, passing through Washington on our return from the annual visit to Philadelphia, I had the distinguished honor of visiting a President for the first time.
~By John Sergeant Wise ~


The police chief of Hiroshima welcomed me eagerly as the first Allied correspondent to reach the city.
~By Wilfred Burchett ~


The first day at the power plant I found myself photographing some steam vents on the roof of the structure. And I remember consciously thinking that they were just like trees but they were metal.
~By John Sexton ~


At first I didn't dig country.
~By Charlie Rich ~


When I became governor, spending actually increased 28 percent my first term. Revenue increased 42 percent my first term without raising anybody's taxes. We did it because we had more taxpayers with more taxable income. That's how you get the revenue up. We did that without raising anybody's taxes.
~By Haley Barbour ~


Also, if you watch the film once, there are lots of things that you won't get because there are punch lines in the first act, the setup to which isn't until the second act.
~By Simon Pegg ~


My early childhood prepared me to be a social psychologist. I grew up in a South Bronx ghetto in a very poor family. From Sicilian origin, I was the first person in my family to complete high school, let alone go to college.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


The prize money for first place was $2,800, but I didn't take it because I was still an amateur.
~By Tracy Austin ~


The first time I ask him, have you had your cheekbones raised, have you had your nose changed? He denied it all. I was asking him to compare his face with what it looked like years ago.
~By Martin Bashir ~


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 ~


Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Our first phase was inviting all the women Ambassadors who were here from other countries and trying to get in touch with all the peace centers around the country in order to focus on increasing the volume and activity toward peace.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


Just going along with this, what I did, or what I do is I imagine not being myself seeing it, but imagine somebody else who's seeing it for the first time.
~By Dennis Muren ~


In my first year as governor, we solved some of the problems that had begun to undermine the Open Records Act. We gave the act teeth by providing criminal penalties for knowing violations.
~By Roy Barnes ~


The first profile piece on myself came about after my Rabbi sent information to the Jewish Chronicle on what I was up to. The story was then picked up by one of the nationals and things grew from there.
~By Benjamin Cohen ~


I've always been really athletic, which really helped, because when I first started doing the training for Bulletproof Monk, it required so much strength that if I didn't have a base I don't really know what I would have done.
~By Jaime King ~


Women are at last becoming persons first and wives second, and that is as it should be.
~By May Sarton ~


Parents must lead by example. Don't use the cliche; do as I say and not as I do. We are our children's first and most important role models.
~By Lee Haney ~


It's exciting to do something like this because usually what happens in theater is that, after the first or second reading of a play, it falls apart completely and the rehearsal process is such that you begin to pick up the pieces and put it back together again.
~By Treat Williams ~


You might lose your spontaneity and, instead of composing first-rate Gershwin, end up with second rate Ravel.
~By Maurice Ravel ~


Many, many of my paintings have come from the first chapter of Moby Dick.
~By Robert Indiana ~


And I have this little litany of things they can do. And the first one, of course, is to write - every day, no excuses. It's so easy to make excuses. Even professional writers have days when they'd rather clean the toilet than do the writing.
~By Octavia Butler ~


The first lady is, and always has been, an unpaid public servant elected by one person, her husband.
~By Claudia Johnson ~


Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens.
~By Plato ~


Music had been my first love among the arts, and I was fascinated by it, as I still am.
~By Harry Mathews ~


Human kindness is like a defective tap, the first gush may be impressive but the stream soon dries up.
~By P. D. James ~


There are four stages in a marriage. First there's the affair, then the marriage, then children and finally the fourth stage, without which you cannot know a woman, the divorce.
~By Norman Mailer ~


We had at our disposal the first operational jet, which superseded by at least 150 knots the fastest American and English fighters. This was a unique situation.
~By Adolf Galland ~


Yeah, right. I mean, he criticises everybody in the media, then the first thing he does when he finishes is he goes to work for the media. Thompson, too. Hypocritical.
~By Ian St. John ~

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