You may not be her first, her last, or her only. She loved before she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters?— Bob Marley
Helpful Firsts And Lasts quotations
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.
Every relationship has tough days. Don't let the grudge last. Be the first to try to make things right and stop waiting for an apology.
I shall never forget my mother, for it was she who planted and nurtured the first seeds of good within me. She opened my heart to the lasting impressions of nature; she awakened my understanding and extended my horizon and her percepts exerted an everlasting influence upon the course of my life.
You have to be odd to be number one.
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.
When you put your hand in a flowing stream, you touch the last that has gone before and the first of what is still to come.
When I meet God, I am going to ask him two questions: Why relativity ? And why turbulence ? I really believe he will have an answer for the first.
Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.
I heard a loud noise in the heavens, and the Spirit instantly appeared to me and said the Serpent was loosened, and Christ had laid down the yoke he had borne for the sins of men, and that I should take it on and fight against the Serpent, for the time was fast approaching when the first should be last and the last should be first.
BLOOD, SWEAT & RESPECT. First two you GIVE. Last one you EARN.
In order to develop normally, a child requires progressively more complex joint activity with one or more adults who have an irrational emotional relationship with the child. Somebody's got to be crazy about that kid. That's number one. First, last and always.
First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.
When we step on the battlefield, I will be The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
If it were to be asked, What is the most sacred duty and the greatest source of our security in a Republic? The answer would be, An inviolable respect for the Constitution and Laws - the first growing out of the last . . . . A sacred respect for the constitutional law is the vital principle, the sustaining energy of a free government.
From the glow of enthusiasm I let the melody escape.
I pursue it. Breathless I catch up with it. It flies again, it disappears, it plunges into a chaos of diverse emotions. I catch it again, I seize it, I embrace it with delight... I multiply it by modulations, and at last I triumph in the first theme. There is the whole symphony.
You can't rush something you want to last forever.
The body is a sacred garment. It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life with, and it should be treated with honor.
When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying.
They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first.
In the last 5 years I've been working with the LAPD, training police officers in first aid and CPR.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
I write the vocals last, because I wanted to invent the music first and push the music to the level that I had to compete against it.
You're the first, the last, and my everything and the answer to all my dreams.
You're my sun, my moon, my guiding star, my kind of wonderful, that's what you are
Of Love--may God exalt you! -the first part is jesting, and the last part is right earnestness. So majestic are its diverse aspects, they are too subtle to be described; their reality can only be apprehended by personal experience. Love is neither disapproved by Religion, nor prohibited by the Law; for every heart is in God's hands.
Don't give up. Normally it is the last key on the ring that opens the door.
One of the reasons I believe in jazz is that the oneness of man can come through the rhythm of your heart. It’s the same anyplace in the world, that heartbeat. It’s the first thing you hear when you’re born — or before you’re born — and it’s the last thing you hear.
Happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of your honeymoon and the last day of your vacation.
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.
Embarrassment lasts a moment, regrets last a lifetime.
Our first and last love is self-love.
We have to be faster in calming down a resentment than putting out a fire, because the consequences of the first are infinitely more dangerous than the results of the last; fire ends burning down some houses at the most, while the resentment can cause cruel wars, with the ruin and total destruction of nations.
Curiosity is, in great and generous minds, the first passion and the last.
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
The world of visual perspective is one of unified and homogeneous space.
Such a world is alien to the resonating diversity of spoken words. So language was the last art to accept the visual logic of Gutenberg technology, and the first to rebound in the electric age.
Painting doesn't freeze time. It circulates and recycles time like a wheel that turns. Those who were first might well be last. Painting is a very slow art. It doesn't travel with the speed of light. That's why dead painters shine so bright.
I think the poet is the last person who is still speaking the truth when no one else dares to. I think the poet is the first person to begin the shaping and visioning of the new forms and the new consciousness when no one else has begun to sense it; I think these are two of the most essential human functions.
Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you test first and the lesson afterward.
You cannot go outside of A and Z in the realm of literature;
likewise Christ Jesus is First and Last of God's new creation, and all that is in between; you cannot get outside of that.
Many of those who are humiliated are not humble.
Some react to humiliation with anger, others with patience, and others with freedom. The first are culpable, the next harmless, the last just.
Did you ever see a chameleon catch a fly? The chameleon gets behind the fly and remains motionless for some time, then he advances very slowly and gently, first putting forward one leg and then the other. At last, when well within reach, he darts his tongue and the fly disappears. England is the chameleon and I am that fly.
To get what you love, you must first be patient with what you hate.
'The Panorama' is also the last place anywhere in New York where the World Trade Center still stands, whole, as it stood in the early morning of September 11. I can also see the corner where I saw the first tower fall and howled out loud. Seeing the buildings again here is uplifting, healing.
I was dubious about the effects of the Alexander Technique when I first went in to experience it, but I found out almost immediately that the benefits were total - both physically and mentally - and, happily, have also been long-lasting.
The true husbandman will cease from anxiety, as the squirrels manifest no concern whether the woods will bear chestnuts this year or not, and finish his labor with every day, relinquishing all claim to the produce of his fields, and sacrificing in his mind not only his first but last fruits also.
They say fish should swim thrice * * * first it should swim in the sea (do you mind me?) then it should swim in butter, and at last, sirrah, it should swim in good claret.
Death is a supple suitor, that wins at last.
It is a stealthy wooing; conducted first by pallid innuendos and dim approach, but brave at last with bugles.