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Irish writer 1854-1900
Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance.
A human being's first responsibility is to shake hands with himself.
American writer 1899-1961
All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
English writer 1709-1784
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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.
American statesman 1809-1865
''A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gal.'' So with men. If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey which catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the highroad to his reason.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
All the great speakers were bad speaker at first.
First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.
English poet and playwright 1631-1700
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
I always write a good first line, but I have trouble in writing the others.