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In his first term, President Barack Obama played a cautious manager navigating the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression and cleaning up the messes left by President George W. Bush in Iraq and Afghanistan.
At the University of Maryland, my first year I started off planning to major in art because I was interested in theatre design, stage design or television design.
Remember that happiness is as contagious as gloom. It should be the first duty of those who are happy to let others know of their gladness.
If I were to awaken after having slept for a thousand years, my first question would be: Has the Riemann hypothesis been proven?
When I first read the words 'introvert' and 'extrovert' when I was 10, I thought I was both.
Yes, I did feel a special responsibility to be the first American woman in space.
To work our way towards a shared language once again, we must first learn how to discover patterns which are deep, and capable of generating life.
Your lungs are changed forever from your first cigarette.
My mother was the most amazing person. She taught me to be kind to other women. She believed in family. She was with my father from the first day they met. All that I am, she taught me.
Everything in life can be tiring and tiresome if we don't have the ability to look at it as if it's the first time we've ever done it.
To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering.
In 1887, Oregon became the first state to make Labor Day an official holiday, with Colorado, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York quickly following suit.
Brendan I. Koerner
And when I go around and talk to schools, what I tell the kids are, first of all, you have to accept each other's differences. Some of you are going to be a crappy football player, some of you are going to be a great mathematician. Whatever it is, accept each other's differences and help prop each other up.
If at first you don't succeed, pay someone else to do it for you.
Secure our borders first. Let us know and let us make sure the American people know that we're taking care of the important business of dealing with the illegal immigration into this country. You cannot begin to address the concerns of the people who are already here unless and until you have made certain that no more are coming in behind them.
As an American I wanted to explore... why are we the only first world country that still has capital punishment? Is it because we're too afraid to really examine the system, or is it because we really truly believe that this is the best way to deter future crime?
The first thing anyone can do, about any issue, is get informed.
With the help of the Holy Ghost, we can watch over ourselves. We can pray to recognize and reject the first thoughts of sin. We can pray to recognize a warning not to speak words which would hurt or tempt someone else. And we can, when we must, pray for the humility and the faith to repent.
Henry B. Eyring
Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from my first movement to this country until this day.
Nice guys finish first. If you don't know that, then you don't know where the finish line is.
I am regularly asked what the average Internet user can do to ensure his security. My first answer is usually 'Nothing; you're screwed'.
I know we can fix our problems. When there are people in the room who care more about doing the job they were elected to do than they worry about winning reelection, it is possible to work together, achieve principal compromise, and get results for the people who give us these jobs in the first place.
On the summit of Everest, I had a feeling of great satisfaction to be first there.
The most experience I had in the criminology field is playing a thug as an actor. That was my first paid job. The police academy at the college was paying people to reenact the calls that potential cops would get. So I got to play thugs and people who were unruly.
Art owes its origin to Nature herself... this beautiful creation, the world, supplied the first model, while the original teacher was that divine intelligence which has not only made us superior to the other animals, but like God Himself, if I may venture to say it.
Leonardo da Vinci
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