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First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
– Franklin D. Roosevelt
First say to yourself what you would be and then do what you have to do.
– Epictetus
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
– Epictetus
First secure an independent income, then practice virtue.
– Greek Proverb
First the grub, then the morals.
– Bertolt Brecht
First the stalk -- then the roots. First the need -- then the means to satisfy that need. First the nucleus -- then the elements needed for its growth.
– Robert Collier
First there is a time when we believe everything, then for a little while we believe with discrimination, then we believe nothing whatever, and then we believe everything again - and, moreover, give reasons why we believe.
– Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
First they came for the Communists but I was not a Communist so I did not speak out. Then they came for the Socialists and the Trade Unionists but I was not one of them, so I did not speak out. Then they came for the Jews but I was not Jewish so I did not speak out. And when they came for me, there was no one left to speak out for me.
– Martin Niemller
First thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers.
– William Shakespeare
First things first, but not necessarily in that order.
– Doctor Who
First think, and if thy thoughts approve thy will, Then speak, and after, what thou speak?st fulfil.
– Randolph
First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you.
– Dr. Rob Gilbert
First we have to believe, and then we believe.
– Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
First we make our habits, then our habits make us.
– Charles C. Noble
First weigh the considerations, then take the risks.
– Helmuth von Moltke
First you destroy those who create values. Then you destroy those who know what the values are, and who also know that those destroyed before were in fact the creators of values. But real barbarism begins when no one can any longer judge or know that what he does is barbaric.
– Ryszard Kapuściński
First you forget names, then you forget faces. Next you forget to pull your zipper up and finally, you forget to pull it down.
– George Burns
First you imitate, then you innovate.
– Miles Davis
First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. We do not write in order to be understood; we write in order to understand.
– Robert Cecil Day Lewis
First, technical perfection as something natural. Second, an insight into the development of the piano sound, as perfected by the pianist-composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, composers who understood the piano both as a human voice ... and as an orchestra with which they could produce a variety of colors. Third, the need to learn how to use every aspect of our new instruments, which are richer in sound. Fourth, the importance of differentiation.
– Ivo Pogorelić
First, whenever a man talks loudly against religion, always suspect that it is not his reason, but his passions, which have got the better of his creed. A bad life and a good belief are disagreeable and troublesome neighbors, and where they separate, depend upon it, 'Tis for no other cause but quietness sake.
– Laurence Sterne
First, whenever a man talks loudly against religion, always suspect that it is not his reason, but his passions, which have got the better of his creed. A bad life and a good belief are disagreeable and troublesome neighbors, and where they separate, depend upon it, 'Tis for no other cause but quietness sake.
– Laurence Sterne
First, you're under the influence of being: that's the greatest addiction ever!
– Cristian Andrei Nica
Fish and visitors smell in three days.
– Benjamin Franklin
Fish are always eating other fish. If fish could scream, the ocean would be loud as shit. You would not want to submerge your head, nothing but fish going "Ahhh, fuck! I thought I looked like that rock!
– Mitch Hedberg

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