quote by Charles Dickens

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.

— Charles Dickens

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Firsts quote The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.

The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.

As you get older three things happen.

The first is your memory goes, and I can't remember the other two.

To get what you love, you must first be patient with what you hate.

Firsts quote You have to be odd to be number one.

You have to be odd to be number one.

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.

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

The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the period from birth to the age of six.

Firsts 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.

There are four principles we need to maintain: First, read the Word of God.

Second, consume the Word of God until it consumes you. Third believe the Word of God. Fourth, act on the Word.

I was in darkness, but I took three steps and found myself in paradise.

The first step was a good thought, the second, a good word; and the third, a good deed.

It is pointless trying to know where the way leads.

Think only about your first step, the rest will come.

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

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

To accomplish much you must first lose everything.

If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again! And now they is asking to do it, the men better let them.

To control a people you must first control what they think about themselves and how they regard their history and culture. And when your conqueror makes you ashamed of your culture and your history, he needs no prison walls and no chains to hold you.

Firsts 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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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.

My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition.

The message I'm sending to myself - I can't change the world until I change myself first.

Firsts 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.

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.

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.

If someone wishes for good health, one must first ask oneself if he is ready to do away with the reasons for his illness. Only then is it possible to help him.

Firsts quote Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.

To make a great dream come true, the first requirement is a great capacity to dream; the second is persistence.

I surrendered unto Him all there was of me;

everything! Then for the first time I realized what it meant to have real power.

First principle: never to let one's self be beaten down by persons or by events.

Firsts quote Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you test first and the lesso

Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you test first and the lesson afterward.

My logisticians are a humorless lot .

.. they know if my campaign fails, they are the first ones I will slay.

Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds

Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.

Firsts quote To get what you love, you must first be patient with what you hate.

To get what you love, you must first be patient with what you hate.

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and starting on the first one.

Trump says he wants to run for president.

Why not? It wouldn't be the first time he pushed a black family out of their home.

I think the first duty of society is justice.

Firsts quote To change your body you must first change your mind.

To change your body you must first change your mind.

I think the first duty of society is justice.

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

Architecture appears for the first time when the sunlight hits a wall.

The sunlight did not know what it was before it hit a wall.

Firsts quote At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable.

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

Don’t you love the Oxford Dictionary? When I first read it, I thought it was a really really long poem about everything.

Religion was invented when the first con man met the first fool.

Not to hurt our humble brethren is our first duty to them, but to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission - to be of service to them whenever they require it.

We shall never be clothed with the righteousness of Christ except we first know assuredly that we have no righteousness of our own.

The first thing dictators do is finish free press, to establish censorship.

There is no doubt that a free press is the first enemy of dictatorship.

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