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God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
Making duplicate copies and computer printouts of things no one wanted even one of in the first place is giving America a new sense of purpose.
In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves... self-discipline with all of them came first.
Harry S. Truman
You have a row of dominoes set up; you knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is that it will go over very quickly.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
There are three secrets to managing. The first secret is have patience. The second is be patient. And the third most important secret is patience.
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
When I sing, I feel like when you're first in love. It's more than sex. It's that point two people can get to they call love, when you really touch someone for the first time, but it's gigantic, multiplied by the whole audience. I feel chills.
A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
John Henrik Clarke
The first duty of government is to see that people have food, fuel, and clothes. The second, that they have means of moral and intellectual education.
Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.
Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl's clothes off.
Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
If anybody says he can think about quantum physics without getting giddy, that only shows he has not understood the first thing about them.
The first lover is kept a long while, when no offer is made of a second.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half.
A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage. Every day sends to their graves obscure men whose timidity prevented them from making a first effort.
The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it.
I begin to feel like most Americans don't understand the First Amendment, don't understand the idea of freedom of speech, and don't understand that it's the responsibility of the citizen to speak out.
Too much mercy... often resulted in further crimes which were fatal to innocent victims who need not have been victims if justice had been put first and mercy second.
Born again?! No, I'm not. Excuse me for getting it right the first time.
The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship.
It's a mystery. That's the first thing that interests me about the idea of God. If there is one, it's mysterious and powerful and awesome to even consider the concept, and you have to take it seriously.
We don't believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome.
We require from buildings two kinds of goodness: first, the doing their practical duty well: then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.
To add value to others, one must first value others.
John C. Maxwell
If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.
Louis D. Brandeis
The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.
Max de Pree
The first time you say something, it's heard. The second time, it's recognized, and the third time it's learned.
John C. Maxwell
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