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Picture quote by Plato about victory

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

Picture quote by Sayings about motivational

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

Picture quote by Plato about inspirational

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

Picture quote by Ernest Hemingway about attempt

The first draft of anything is shit. ⏤ Ernest Hemingway

Picture quote by Will Smith about motivational

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

Picture quote by Mark Twain about facts

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

Picture quote by Anonymous about strive

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

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, president

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

Mark Twain, author

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

Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor

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

Mahatma Gandhi, activist

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

Tim Fargo, author

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

Wayne Dyer, psychologist

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

Michael Jordan, basketball player

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

Christopher Reeve, actor

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

Aristotle, philosopher

First feelings are always the most natural.

Louis XIV, royalty

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, musician

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

Tom Landry, coach

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

Sydney J. Harris, journalist

Insight is the first condition of Art.

George Henry Lewes, philosopher

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

Socrates, philosopher

The first wealth is health.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

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, actor

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

Maria Callas, musician

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

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

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

Bruce Lee, actor

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, author

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.

Rumi, poet

It was a boy's name first.

Leslie Nielsen, actor

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, artist

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

Stephen Covey, businessman

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

George Orwell, author

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

Pablo Picasso, painter

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

David R. Brower, environmentalist

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, musician

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, writer

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

Jesus Christ, leader

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

Henny Youngman, comedian

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

Soren Kierkegaard, philosopher

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

Iris Chang, historian

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

Napoleon Bonaparte, emperor

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

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

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

Leo Tolstoy, novelist

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

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, poet

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

Maria Montessori, educator

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

Niccolo Machiavelli, writer

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, writer

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

Lenny Wilkens,

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, musician

Democratic leaders always seem to blame America first.

Ken Mehlman, politician

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, president

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

Dave Eggers, writer

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

Voltaire, writer

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, playwright

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, author

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, businesswoman

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, actress

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, comedian

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, royalty

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

Herbert Spencer, philosopher

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, actor

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

Henny Youngman, comedian

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

Alberto Gonzales, public servant

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, judge

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, poet

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

Julius Caesar, leader

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

Joely Richardson, actress

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, psychiatrist

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.

Aristotle, philosopher

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

Carl Sagan, astronomer

The absurd is the essential concept and the first truth.

Albert Camus, philosopher

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

Thomas Jefferson, president

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, businessman

First and foremost, I consider myself a songwriter.

Kenny Chesney, musician

The first requisite of civilization is that of justice.

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

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, author

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, leader

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

Jackie Chan, actor

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

Jim Ramstad, politician

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, novelist

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

Andy Warhol, artist

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, athlete

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

Chester Bennington, musician

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

Joseph Hall, clergyman

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

Jean Racine, dramatist

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

Willie Nelson, musician

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

Kurt Cobain, musician

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, explorer

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

Jewel Kilcher, musician

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

George Carlin, comedian

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

Thomas Jefferson, president

It's about listening first, then selling.

Erik Qualman, motivational speaker

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

Alan Keyes, politician

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

Samuel Johnson, author

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

Margaret Mead, scientist

Trust is the first step to love.

Munshi Premchand, writer

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

Ida Tarbell, journalist

Fear created the first gods in the world.

Caecilius Statius, poet

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, model

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, philosopher

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, author

Sometimes I wish the girl would make the first move.

Devon Werkheiser, actor

Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.

Khalil Gibran, poet

The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it.

Joan Rivers, comedian

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