quote by Fridtjof Nansen

The first great thing is to find yourself and for that you need solitude and contemplation - at least sometimes. I can tell you deliverance will not come from the rushing noisy centers of civilization. It will come from the lonely places.

— Fridtjof Nansen

Most Powerful First Place quotations

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.

First place quote The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.

If the Great Spirit had desired me to be a white man he would have made me so in the first place. He put in your heart certain wishes and plans, and in my heart he put other and different desires. It is not necessary for eagles to be crows.

First place quote The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The w
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.

There's a lie that all drivers tell themselves.

Death is something that happens to other people, and that's how you find the courage to get in the car in the first place. The closer you are to death the more alive you feel. But more powerful than fear itself, is the will to win.

To understand the world, you must first understand a place like Mississippi.

The best way to get people to think outside the box is not to create the box in the first place.

First place quote You have to be odd to be number one.
You have to be odd to be number one.

Each time, before you intercede, be quiet first, and worship God in His glory.

Think of what He can do, and how He delights to hear the prayers of His redeemed people. Think of your place and privilege in Christ, and expect great things!

In the best of times, our days are numbered anyway.

So it would be a crime against nature for any generation to take the world crisis so solemnly that it put off enjoying those things for which we were designed in the first place: the opportunity to do good work, to enjoy friends, to fall in love, to hit a ball, and to bounce a baby.

Accept your place in the sun as it was originally before the creation of this world... The black man is the first and last, maker and owner of the universe.

First place quote Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure
Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.

Your gifts lie in the place where your values, passions and strengths meet.

Discovering that place is the first step toward sculpting your masterpiece, Your Life.

When you're 20 you care what everyone thinks, when you're 40 you stop caring what everyone thinks, when you're 60 you realize no one was ever thinking about you in the first place. You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.

I do not wish to give (women) a first place, still less a second one- but the complete freedom to take their true place, whatever it may be.

First place quote First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.
First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.

Many sisters complain that people don't want to marry them unless they stop wearing hijab. No man is worth your hijab, and a real man wouldn't request you to take it off in the first place.

Life, faculties, production- in other words, individuality, liberty, property- this is man. And in spite of the cunning of artful political leaders, these three gifts from God precede all human legislation, and are superior to it. Life, liberty and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.

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Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws.

On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.

First place quote Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people s
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places, where other people see nothing.
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In the first place you can't see anything from a car;

you've got to get out of the goddamned contraption and walk, better yet crawl, on hands and knees, over the sandstone and through the thornbush and cactus. When traces of blood begin to mark your trail you'll begin to see something, maybe. Probably not.

In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.

The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands.

First place quote A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.
A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.
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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.

Sea Hunt was the first time anyone tackled a show that took place underwater.

The stories were sort of exciting for kids, like cops and robbers underwater.

If human emotions largely result from thinking, then one may appreciably control one's feelings by controlling one's thoughts - or by changing the internalized sentences, or self-talk, with which one largely created the feeling in the first place.

First place quote You can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.
You can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another.

In the first place, it is to be remembered, that the general government is not to be charged with the whole power of making and administering laws. Its jurisdiction is limited to certain enumerated objects, which concern all the members of the republic, but which are not to be attained by the separate provisions of any.

Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.

Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it.

The first persecution of the Church took place in the year 67, under Nero, the sixth emperor of Rome.

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

When we put God first, all other things fall into their proper place or drop out of our lives. Our love of the Lord will govern the claims for our affection, the demands on our time, the interests we pursue, and the order of our priorities.

I chose a sunflower because when darkness descends they close up to regenerate.

But I really wish I'd never had the tattoo in the first place. Clean, clear skin is always better.

Try to remember the reason you started riding a motorcycle in the first place.

For me, it was a couple of things but mostly rebellion.

First place quote If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
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East Hampton happens to have been the first place in the world where I was a star, a real star with a star pasted above my name on the dressing-room door.

You can't solve your problems by using the same thinking that got you into those problems in the first place.

In the Netherlands I read the first chapter of Exquisite Corpse to an audience that laughed in all the places I thought were funny - an experience I've never had in America!

First place quote Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your w
Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. Sometimes it's best to be quiet.

Strangely enough, the first character in Fried Green Tomatoes was the cafe, and the town. I think a place can be as much a character in a novel as the people.

The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started.

If we were all determined to play the first violin we should never have an ensemble. therefore, respect every musician in his proper place.

When you stop drinking, you have to deal with this marvelous personality that started you drinking in the first place.

Ambition, as that passion is generally understood,- a strong desire to rise above others, to occupy the first place, - formed no part of Lafayette's character. In him the passion was nothing more than a constant and irresistible wish to do good.