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American actor, comedian and director 1945-
A human being's first responsibility is to shake hands with himself.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
The greatest evils and the worst of crimes is poverty; our first duty, a duty to which every other consideration should be sacrificed, is not to be poor.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
All the great speakers were bad speaker at first.
English writer 1812-1870
A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.
American writer 1899-1961
All my life I've looked at words as though I were seeing them for the first time.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Indian politician 1917-1985
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
W. H. Auden
American poet 1907-1973
''God is Love,'' we are taught as children to believe. But when we first begin to get some inkling of how He loves us, we are repelled; it seems so cold, indeed, not love at all as we understand the word.
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
First appearance deceives many.Source: Phaedrus
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
English poet and playwright 1631-1700
He has not learned the first lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear.
Greek philosopher 445BC-365BC
Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
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.
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