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Remember, you must not sleep at the Seder. If you do, Elijah the Prophet will come with a bag on his shoulders. On the two first nights of Passover, Elijah the Prophet goes about looking for those who have fallen asleep at the Seder, and takes them away in his bag.
To go to the synagogue with one's father on the Passover eve - is there in the world a greater pleasure than that? What is it worth to be dressed in new clothes from head to foot, and to show off before one's friends? Then the prayers themselves - the first Festival evening prayer and blessing.
I'm a Christian first, and a mean-spirited, bigoted conservative second, and don't you ever forget it.
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.
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.
The second day of a diet is always easier than the first. By the second day you're off it.
The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy.
Corrie Ten Boom
The moment you have a child, in an instant your life is not for you, and your life is completely, 100 percent dedicated to another human being, and they will always come first. It changes you forever. It changes your perspective, and it gives you a nice purpose and focus.
Being a mother is the best thing that ever happened to me. Before you have your first baby you are a girl and then you become a mother. There is no transition into being a woman; you literally become a mum and being a mum means you always love someone else more than yourself and it is an unexplainable situation.
By taking a second wife he pays the highest compliment to the first, by showing that she made him so happy as a married man, that he wishes to be so a second time.
Well first of all, tell me, is there some society you know of that doesn't run on greed? You think Russia doesn't run on greed? You think China doesn't run on greed? What is greed?
Everyone who knows me will know the truth, which is that my children come first in my life and that I would never harm any child.
I am a red man. If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man he would have made me so in the first place.
I was destined to work with dying patients. I had no choice when I encountered my first AIDS patient. I felt called to travel some 250,000 miles each year to hold workshops that helped people cope with the most painful aspects of life, death and the transition between the two.
The first day one is a guest, the second a burden, and the third a pest.
Jean de la Bruyere
Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.
I never wanted to be the next Bruce Lee. I just wanted to be the first Jackie Chan.
I have to write 100 songs before you write the first good one.
This is the first convention of the space age - where a candidate can promise the moon and mean it.
Getting in touch with your true self must be your first priority.
They talk of a man betraying his country, his friends, his sweetheart. There must be a moral bond first. All a man can betray is his conscience.
Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.
I think that when you're making your way up in the music industry, you have all these heroes and the reasons why they are your heroes. As soon as you get into the industry, your guidelines change a little bit. For me, my heroes now are great people first and great artists second.
If you're not going to offend somebody you don't need the First Amendment.
Hair is the first thing. And teeth the second. Hair and teeth. A man got those two things he's got it all.
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