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True love, especially first love, can be so tumultuous and passionate that it feels like a violent journey.
This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
If bread is the first necessity of life, recreation is a close second.
Don't bother people for help without first trying to solve the problem yourself.
The poor dog, in life the firmest friend. The first to welcome, foremost to defend.
Parenting classes should be mandatory, whether you are adopting or not, and would include an evaluation of your current physical, mental and financial state as well as how ready you are to take on the rigors of parenthood. Our children are our most precious natural resource, and there is absolutely no other way to parent but to put them first.
The first thing I did when I sold my book was buy a new wedding ring for my wife and asked her to marry me all over again.
I like to hit the gym early in the morning. I feel better throughout the day when I get in a workout first thing in the morning.
The strangest part about being famous is you don't get to give first impressions anymore. Everyone already has an impression of you before you meet them.
This is a learning in the business life that first of all you need to have commitment, dedication and passion for what you are doing.
I can remember the first time I ever recorded my vocals on to a beat. Cat Coore from Third World - a legendary Jamaican band - had a little demo set up at his house. I'm very good friends with his eldest son, Shiah, who plays with me now. So we were rhyming over a track by the dancehall artist Peter Metro. I've still got it somewhere.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
My son complains about headaches. I tell him all the time, when you get out of bed, it's feet first!
Torture is an impermissible evil. Except under two circumstances. The first is the ticking time bomb. An innocent's life is at stake. The bad guy you have captured possesses information that could save this life. He refuses to divulge. In such a case, the choice is easy.
I was so inspired by Dr. King that in 1956, with some of my brothers and sisters and first cousins - I was only 16 years old - we went down to the public library trying to check out some books, and we were told by the librarian that the library was for whites only and not for colors. It was a public library.
In the past the man has been first; in the future the system must be first... The first object of any good system must be that of developing first class men.
Frederick W. Taylor
Think Indonesia and tourism, and the first thing that comes to mind is probably Bali. Think golf holiday, and most people would dream of Scotland or Ireland. But Indonesia harbors one of the best-kept secrets in the world of travel: it is a golfer's paradise.
Growing up in Huntington Beach, you were either a traditional sports athlete, a skateboarder, or a surfer. I got my first skateboard when I was five and skated off and on over the years, did a little BMX racing as a kid, and then in my freshman or sophomore year I started getting a little bit more into skateboarding.
I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.
Pay attention to your enemies, for they are the first to discover your mistakes.
There are really three parts to the creative process. First there is inspiration, then there is the execution, and finally there is the release.
Eddie Van Halen
The spirit of Ubuntu, that once led Haiti to emerge as the first independent black nation in 1804, helped Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador attain liberty, and inspired our forefathers to shed their blood for the United States' independence, cannot die. Today, this spirit of solidarity must and will empower all of us to rebuild Haiti.
One baby is a patient baby, and waits indefinitely until its mother is ready to feed it. The other baby is an impatient baby and cries lustily, screams and kicks and makes everybody unpleasant until it is fed. Well, we know perfectly well which baby is attended to first. That is the whole history of politics.
I had my first kiss when I was 11, but I think I've blocked it out of my mind because it was so bad. I'm not even sure it counts as a kiss.
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