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They say it is the first step that costs the effort. I do not find it so. I am sure I could write unlimited 'first chapters'. I have indeed written many.
J. R. R. Tolkien
Everything starts with one step, or one brick, or one word or one day.
The man who realizes his ignorance has taken the first step toward knowledge.
To me, it's far more efficient to mobilize the imagination. It's far more efficient to hear a creaking step, for example, than to see the face of a monster, which usually looks ridiculous, and where you know that the blood is ketchup.
Overcoming the myth that there is such a thing as an objectively defined 'free market' is the first step towards understanding capitalism.
The best piece of advice someone has ever given me was 'do it scared.' And no matter if you're scared, just go ahead and do it anyway because you might as well do it scared, so it will get done and you will feel so much better if you step out of your comfort zone.
A rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success.
You cannot step into the same river twice.
The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life.
To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
The first step in solving a problem is to recognize that it does exist.
Have a bias toward action - let's see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away.
When you're in the day-to-day grind, it just seems like it's another step along the way. But I find joy in the actual process, the journey, the work. It's not the end. It's not the end event.
Cal Ripken, Jr.
Freedom is not given to us by anyone; we have to cultivate it ourselves. It is a daily practice... No one can prevent you from being aware of each step you take or each breath in and breath out.
Thich Nhat Hanh
If a great outfit gets you one step closer to feeling good about yourself, then it's worth every penny.
I believe that a long step toward public morality will have been taken when sins are called by their right names.
It's not just a question of conquering a summit previously unknown, but of tracing, step by step, a new pathway to it.
Freedom of religion is a principle that is central to our Nation's Declaration of Independence. Congress has taken this positive step to protect our freedom to express allegiance to America's flag and the ideals it represents.
When I step on the field, it's on. I know it's time to go to work.
I take pride in working very hard. You need to understand that hard work doesn't instantly pay off. My career grew gradually and taught me a lesson every step of the way.
The traditional mathematician recognizes and appreciates mathematical elegance when he sees it. I propose to go one step further, and to consider elegance an essential ingredient of mathematics: if it is clumsy, it is not mathematics.
Clothing is the first step to building a character.
As scientists, we step on the shoulders of science, building on the work that has come before us - aiming to inspire a new generation of young scientists to continue once we are gone.
From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step.
To me, wrestling is therapy. No matter how bad my personal situation is, when I step into the ring, all my troubles disappear. My baggage stays in the back where it belongs.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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