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  • Marquis de Sade
    Marquis de Sade
    French nobleman, revolutionary and writer 1740-1814
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    All, all is theft, all is unceasing and rigorous competition in nature; the desire to make off with the substance of others is the foremost - the most legitimate - passion nature has bred into us and, without doubt, the most agreeable one.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it, all others depend.
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
    Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
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    Cricket is first and foremost a dramatic spectacle. It belongs with theatre, ballet, opera and the dance.
    Source: Beyond a Boundary
  • Brian K. Vaughan
    Brian K. Vaughan
    American comic book and television writer 1976-
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    Even though I was trained in play writing and screenwriting, when I sat down to write a comic book for the first time, Alan Moore was first and foremost in my mind.
  • Alva Myrdal
    Alva Myrdal
    Swedish sociologist, diplomat and politician 1902-1986
    Alva Myrdal
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    First and foremost arms are tools in the service of rival nations, pointing at the possibility of a future war.
  • Bobby Hull
    Bobby Hull
    Canadian ice hockey player 1939-
    Bobby Hull
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    First and foremost it's important that we're able to put something back in the game, which we have always done. We're doing this to help needy charities along with the police forces in different towns and cities.
  • Brene Brown
    Brene Brown
    American professor, lecturer, author 1965-
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    First and foremost, we need to be the adults we want our children to be. We should watch our own gossiping and anger. We should model the kindness we want to see.
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
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    I the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    I'm for truth, no matter who tells it. I'm for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I'm a human being, first and foremost, and as such I'm for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    In the exhaustless catalogue of Heaven's mercies to mankind the power we have of finding some germs of comfort in the hardest trials, must ever occupy the foremost place.
    Source: Barnaby Rudge
  • Aaron Sorkin
    Aaron Sorkin
    American screenwriter, director, producer, and playwright 1961-
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    It's important to remember that, first and foremost, if not only, this is entertainment. 'The West Wing' isn't meant to be good for you.
  • Amos Oz
    Amos Oz
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    Literature exists inside the language. It’s made of words. It’s not made of ideas and it’s not made of concepts, of psychological analysis. It’s made of words. In the same way in which music is made of notes and a painting is made of lines of colors, the matter of literature are words. So, literature belongs first and foremost to the language in which it is being written.
    Source: The Believer Interview 20 oct 2016
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
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    The foremost art of kings is the ability to endure hatred.
  • Carl I. Hagen
    Carl I. Hagen
    Norwegian politician 1944-
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    The immigration must be limited, that is, first and foremost the foreign cultural one.
    Source: About immigration, Islam etc. Interviewed in Aftenposten (13 November 2005)
  • C. L. R. James
    C. L. R. James
    Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
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    The Paris Commune was first and foremost a democracy. The government was a body elected by universal suffrage.
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