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  1. Picture quote by Plato about victory

    The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself. ⏤ Plato

  2. Picture quote by Sayings about motivational

    You have to be odd to be number one. ⏤ Sayings

  3. Picture quote by Plato about inspirational

    For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories. ⏤ Plato

  4. Picture quote by Ernest Hemingway about attempt

    The first draft of anything is shit. ⏤ Ernest Hemingway

  5. Picture quote by Will Smith about motivational

    The first step is you have to say that you can. ⏤ Will Smith

  6. Picture quote by Mark Twain about facts

    Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please. ⏤ Mark Twain

  7. Picture quote by Anonymous about strive

    Strive to be first: first to nod, first to smile, first to compliment, and first to forgive. ⏤ Anonymous

  8. Picture quote by Vittorio Alfieri about thinking

    First thoughts are not always the best. ⏤ Vittorio Alfieri

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Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

Abraham Lincoln

Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.

Mark Twain

The mind always fail first, not the body. The secret is to make your mind work for you, not against you.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.

Mahatma Gandhi

To be happy with someone else, you must first be happy with yourself.

Tim Fargo

If you would like to accomplish something, you must first expect it of yourself.

Wayne Dyer

To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail.

Michael Jordan

At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually inevitable.

Christopher Reeve

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others.


First feelings are always the most natural.

Louis XIV

What is there to be afraid of? The worst thing that can happen is you fail. So what? I failed at a lot of things. My first record was horrible.

John Mellencamp

First become a winner in life. Then it's easier to become a winner on the field.

Tom Landry

When we have 'second thoughts' about something, our first thoughts don't seem like thoughts at all - just feelings.

Sydney J. Harris

Insight is the first condition of Art.

George Henry Lewes

Let him that would move the world, first move himself.


The first wealth is health.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A relationship has to be cultivated. There have to be feelings of love for another first. But then you have to really like the person.

Eric Braeden

First I lost my voice, then I lost my figure and then I lost Onassis.

Maria Callas

The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.

Bruce Lee

The first human being who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization.

Sigmund Freud

The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later; in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting.

Charles Bukowski

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.


Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious.

George Orwell

It was a boy's name first.

Leslie Nielsen

In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.

Leonardo da Vinci

Every act of creation is first of all an act of destruction.

Pablo Picasso

Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.

Stephen Covey

When I was young, I kissed my first woman and smoked my first cigarette on the same day. Believe me, never since have I wasted any more time on tobacco.

Arturo Toscanini

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.

Joseph Addison

Bring diversity back to agriculture. That's what made it work in the first place.

David R. Brower

If at first you don't succeed... so much for skydiving.

Henny Youngman

Your first duty as a writer is to write to please yourself. And you have no duty towards anyone else.

Iris Chang

Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to cast a stone.

Jesus Christ

During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.

Soren Kierkegaard

The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.

Leo Tolstoy

The first time I sang with David Daniels... I had never performed with a countertenor before. That first time was magic, it was so beautiful. And he's such a great artist.

Cecilia Bartoli

The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.

Maria Montessori

First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I cannot be awake for nothing looks to me as it did before, Or else I am awake for the first time, and all before has been a mean sleep.

Walt Whitman

The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.

Niccolo Machiavelli

There's only one law you gotta follow to keep outta trouble. Do it first, do it yourself, and keep on doin' it.

Ben Hecht

If you fail the first time that's just a chance to start over again.

Lenny Wilkens

Democratic leaders always seem to blame America first.

Ken Mehlman

We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies it is the first law of nature.


In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves... self-discipline with all of them came first.

Harry S Truman

People are strange, but more than that, they're good. They're good first, then strange.

Dave Eggers

A fact is like a sack - it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place.

Luigi Pirandello

If it's your job to eat a frog, it's best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it's your job to eat two frogs, it's best to eat the biggest one first.

Mark Twain

I generally wake up, exercise and read through a huge amount of newspapers. I get to the office somewhere between 7:30 and 8:00 - my brothers and I are always the first ones in.

Ivanka Trump

Somehow I kept my head above water. I relied on the discipline, character, and strength that I had started to develop as that little girl in her first swimming pool.

Esther Williams

We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.

Phyllis Diller

Start with God - the first step in learning is bowing down to God; only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning.

King Solomon

In a big family the first child is kind of like the first pancake. If it's not perfect, that's okay, there are a lot more coming along.

Antonin Scalia

People are beginning to see that the first requisite to success in life is to be a good animal.

Herbert Spencer

When I very first started out, I had that arrogance of youth.

Joely Richardson

When people don't like themselves very much, they have to make up for it. The classic bully was actually a victim first.

Tom Hiddleston

My son complains about headaches. I tell him all the time, when you get out of bed, it's feet first!

Henny Youngman

I will be the first to admit I am not perfect and I make mistakes.

Alberto Gonzales

We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.

T. S. Eliot

I had rather be first in a village than second at Rome.

Julius Caesar

First and foremost, I consider myself a songwriter.

Kenny Chesney

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.

Carl Jung

In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech.


If you ever need anything please don't hesitate to ask someone else first.

Kurt Cobain

The principal rule of art is to please and to move. All the other rules were created to achieve this first one.

Jean Racine

If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.

Carl Sagan

The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Albert Camus

The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a splendid misery.

Thomas Jefferson

I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can actually make a lot of progress.

Mark Zuckerberg

The first requisite of civilization is that of justice.

Sigmund Freud

Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.

Terry Pratchett

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be given.

Mother Teresa

I never wanted to be the next Bruce Lee. I just wanted to be the first Jackie Chan.

Jackie Chan

The heroes of Flight 93 won the first battle in the War on Terror, and they should never be forgotten.

Jim Ramstad

We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken.

Fyodor Dostoevsky

When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.

Andy Warhol

And my dad drilled it in my head, you know, 'If you want it bad enough, and you're willing to make the sacrifices, you can do it. But first you have to believe in yourself.

Jennie Finch

For me, you say the words 'concept record,' and the first thing I think of is theater or the opera or something.

Chester Bennington

We must first pray, that God would make us wise; before we can wish, he would make us happy.

Joseph Hall

Ninety-nine percent of the world's lovers are not with their first choice. That's what makes the jukebox play.

Willie Nelson

In camp was found a book, the first of the kind I had ever seen, in which I was made a great hero, slaying Indians by the hundreds.

Kit Carson

When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.

Maya Angelou

Writing is a really good first step toward that goal of knowing yourself.

Jewel Kilcher

The first step toward finding God, Who is Truth, is to discover the truth about myself: and if I have been in error, this first step to truth is the discovery of my error.

Thomas Merton

In comic strips, the person on the left always speaks first.

George Carlin

The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.

Thomas Jefferson

It's about listening first, then selling.

Erik Qualman

Our first responsibility is not to ourselves. Our first responsibility is to our country and to our God.

Alan Keyes

When any calamity has been suffered, the first thing to be remembered is how much has been escaped.

Samuel Johnson

Life in the twentieth century is like a parachute jump; you have to get it right the first time.

Margaret Mead

Trust is the first step to love.

Munshi Premchand

The first and most imperative necessity in war is money, for money means everything else - men, guns, ammunition.

Ida Tarbell

Fear created the first gods in the world.

Caecilius Statius

Hopefully I'll be successful with the singing, but there are so many other things I want to do, like acting. I'll do them one at a time first!

Katie Price

The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy.

Sun Tzu

A youthful mind is seldom totally free from ambition; to curb that, is the first step to contentment, since to diminish expectation is to increase enjoyment.

Frances Burney

The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year.

Mark Twain

Sometimes I wish the girl would make the first move.

Devon Werkheiser

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