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In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.
Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.
The first duty of love is to listen.
The first wealth is health.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
The first recipe for happiness is: avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists... When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.
Edmond de Goncourt
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbour is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions.
Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
My husband and I are best of friends first and foremost. We fight like cats and dogs, but never stay mad for long. I was lucky to find him, he is in every way, my soulmate.
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
T. S. Eliot
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.
When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.
A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
John Henrik Clarke
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
In 1985, I was living with my sister in Virginia, and since I was still in high school, I worked at McDonald's to save money to get an abortion. It sounds really terrible, but it was the best decision I ever made. It was the first time I took responsibility for my actions. I messed up, had sex without contraception, and got pregnant at 15.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
You are graduating from college. That means that this is the first day of the last day of your life. No, that's wrong. This is the last day of the first day of school. Nope, that's worse. This is a day.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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