First Quotes

“I wanna hang a map of the world in my house. Then I’m gonna put pins in...

“I wanna hang a map of the world in my house. Then I’m gonna put pins into all the locations that I’ve traveled to. But first, I’m gonna have to travel to the top two corners of the map, so it won’t fall down. —Mitch Hedberg
📅︎ Mar 05
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'All truth goes through three stages. First, i...

'All truth goes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed, then violently opposed, and finally, it is accepted as self evident.' - Schopenhauer
📅︎ Feb 12
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“To succeed in todays world, if you’re goin...

“To succeed in todays world, if you’re going to work hard climbing a mountain, first make sure you’re climbing the correct one.” -My dad
📅︎ Mar 05
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“Their morals, their code; it's a bad joke. Dropped at the first sign of trouble. The...

“Their morals, their code; it's a bad joke. Dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. You'll see- I'll show you. When the chips are down these, uh, civilized people? They'll eat each other”-Joker, The Dark Knight.
📅︎ Mar 16
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"The truth will set you free...

"The truth will set you free, but first it might piss you off" - L.Aron Nelson (AKA Aron Ra)
📅︎ Mar 06
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“But the issue is — and it'll be an issue I think for a lot of young creative people — ... [that...

“But the issue is — and it'll be an issue I think for a lot of young creative people — ... [that] the first stuff I wrote is out there for everybody to see. So I just hope on my own behalf and other people's behalf we're still allowed to think out loud and fail publicly and grow.” ~ Bo Burnham
📅︎ Mar 15
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“The Internet is the first thing that humanity has ...

“The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had.” Eric Schmidt
📅︎ Feb 17
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"To find out who controls you,...

"To find out who controls you, first find out who you aren't allowed to to criticize" -- Unknown
📅︎ Dec 28
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‘Beauty is all very well at first sight; ...

‘Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?’ - George Bernard Shaw
📅︎ Feb 08
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He told me to live everyday again, almost exactly the same. The...

He told me to live everyday again, almost exactly the same. The first time with all the tensions and worries that stop us noticing how sweet the world can be. The second time, noticing.- About Time
📅︎ Mar 10
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"The bird fights its way out of the egg...

"The bird fights its way out of the egg. The egg is the world. Who would be born must first destroy a world." - Hermann Hesse
📅︎ Mar 08
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“The first step to becoming what God m...

“The first step to becoming what God made you to be is to stop worrying about what others want you to be.” ― Rick Warren
📅︎ Mar 12
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“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end ...

“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
📅︎ Mar 05
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"Those whom the Gods wou...

"Those whom the Gods would destroy, they first call promising." — Cyril Connolly
📅︎ Feb 29
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Probably the most neglected friend you have is you. And...

Probably the most neglected friend you have is you. And yet every man, before he can be a true friend to the world, must first become a friend to himself. ...L. Ron Hubbard
📅︎ Feb 27
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"Every revolution was fi...

"Every revolution was first a thought in one man’s mind." — Ralph Waldo Emerson
📅︎ Feb 18
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Winning does'nt always mean bei...

Winning does'nt always mean being first. Winning means you're doing better than you have done before.
📅︎ Mar 03
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“There’s three rules that I live by: Never get less than 12 hours of sleep, n...

“There’s three rules that I live by: Never get less than 12 hours of sleep, never play cards with a guy who’s got the same first name as a city, and never go near a lady who’s got a tattoo of a dagger on her body.” - Coach Bobby Finstock
📅︎ Feb 07
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My first wife, I'll ...

My first wife, I'll never forget her — and I've tried. ...Redd Foxx
📅︎ Mar 09
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“First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into lette...

“First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII — and we thought it was a typewriter. Then we discovered graphics, and we thought it was a television. With the World Wide Web, we've realized it's a brochure.” ― Douglas Adams
📅︎ Feb 26
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For the first time in history, we can track the evolution o...

For the first time in history, we can track the evolution of a pandemic real-time... Influenza viruses are notorious for their rapid mutation a unpredictable behavior. ...Margaret Chan
📅︎ Feb 16
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Adam and Eve were the ...

Adam and Eve were the first of all unions to defy management. ...Evan Esar
📅︎ Mar 02
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"Being a candle is not e...

"Being a candle is not easy, in order to give light one must first burn." --Rumi
📅︎ Feb 27
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“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflectio...

“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.” - Confucius
📅︎ Feb 04
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Love yourself...

Love yourself FIRST, cos if you don't who will?
📅︎ Mar 09
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Tomorrow is the first blank...

Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one... — Brad Paisley
📅︎ Dec 31
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"The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that ...

"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
📅︎ Jan 30
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"It's not the first impression that matters most, it's the last...

"It's not the first impression that matters most, it's the last. But the tragedy is ... You know when you're with someone for the first time, but you don't always know when it's the last" - Unknown
📅︎ Feb 17
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“Winning doesn’t always mean being f...

“Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before.” - Bonnie Blair
📅︎ Mar 02
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"Those who have the courage and patience to look i...

"Those who have the courage and patience to look into the darkness their entire lives will be the first to see a glimpse of light in it"- Mikhail Glukhovskiy
📅︎ Feb 18
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"If you are arguing with ...

"If you are arguing with a fool first make sure they aren't doing the same thing"
📅︎ Feb 14
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"No plan survives the...

"No plan survives the first contact with the enemy" - Helmut von Moltke
📅︎ Feb 17
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“You’re losing her, she’s starting to imagine...

“You’re losing her, she’s starting to imagine life without you in it, and for the first time, she’s no longer afraid to walk away.” - r.h. Sin
📅︎ Feb 11
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“Never throw the first punch, but ...

“Never throw the first punch, but if you throw the second, make sure there isn’t a third” -Brandon Sanderson
📅︎ Jan 12
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You miss 100% of the shots y...

You miss 100% of the shots you dont take and thats why I shoot first and ask questions later
📅︎ Feb 06
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"One day you will make peace with your demons, and the chaos in yo...

"One day you will make peace with your demons, and the chaos in your heart will settle flat, and maybe for the first time in your life, life will smile right back at you and welcome you home." ~ R.M. Drake
📅︎ Dec 15
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"To those that have said I inspired them to s...

"To those that have said I inspired them to start drumming, the first thing I say is: 'I apologize to your parents.'" - Neil Peart (1952-2020)
📅︎ Jan 14
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" Deeply respecting yourself is th...

" Deeply respecting yourself is the first step toward having a deep respect for others." -- Amy Leigh Mercree
📅︎ Feb 16
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who first said "...

who first said "man is the product of culture/society"?
📅︎ Feb 18
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“He who laughs first...

“He who laughs first inhales most of the noxious fumes” — A wise man
📅︎ Jan 31
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."In the end it's not the changes that will break yo...

."In the end it's not the changes that will break your heart; it's that tug of familiarity" - Jennifer E. Smith, The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
📅︎ Feb 21
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"You'll never have that kind of relationship in a world where y...

"You'll never have that kind of relationship in a world where you're always afraid to take the first step because all you see is every negative thing then miles down the road". -Good Will Hunting
📅︎ Feb 13
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First you've gotta kno...

First you've gotta know - not fear, know - that someday you're gonna die.
📅︎ Feb 12
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“Before you marry a person, you should fi...

“Before you marry a person, you should first make them use a computer with slow Internet to see who they really are.” —Will Ferrell
📅︎ Dec 20
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"To be sure of hitting the target...

"To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first then call whatever you hit the target." ~Ashleigh Brilliant
📅︎ Feb 22
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"The first time I see ...

"The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it." — Joan Rivers
📅︎ Jan 19
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"The first stage of sincerity is that...

"The first stage of sincerity is that your private and public state are the same." ~Imam Al Ghizali Rahmahullah Aleih
📅︎ Feb 11
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"When arguing with a fool, first ...

"When arguing with a fool, first make sure that the other person isn't doing the same thing" - Old Proverb
📅︎ Dec 12
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“Sometimes, contrary to Marx, history repe...

“Sometimes, contrary to Marx, history repeats itself, first as tragedy, then not as farce but as tragedy again.” -- George Will (2018)
📅︎ Feb 11
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“Since man first bent down to grab...

“Since man first bent down to grab a rock, he armed himself. The gun, thanks to it, we have certain freedoms.”
📅︎ Feb 11
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"When I look at myself in the first grade an...

"When I look at myself in the first grade and I look at myself now, I’m basically the same. The temperament is not that different." --DJT45
📅︎ Feb 14
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"If you want to find ...

"If you want to find peace, first find the problems within yourself."
📅︎ Feb 03
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"First get your facts str...

"First get your facts straight, then distort them at your leisure." - Mark Twain.
📅︎ Jan 14
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"You need to feel all the pain, the hatred the rage. It may be ugly at first, bu...

"You need to feel all the pain, the hatred the rage. It may be ugly at first, but you will control it, endure it eventually and that's will make you stronger, better person. Tame the pain and cover yourself with a shell of emotion." - Jestoni B.G
📅︎ Jan 23
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"Don't go around saying the world o...

"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first." - Mark Twain
📅︎ Jan 29
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"Some people get so tired of life being mean t...

"Some people get so tired of life being mean to them first, they decide to take matters into their own hands and be mean to themselves." -Unknown
📅︎ Oct 30
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"Anguish is like waves. They are constant and batterin...

"Anguish is like waves. They are constant and battering at first...but slowly, they get smaller and farther apart over time...but they never completely go away." -unknown
📅︎ Jan 30
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“In war, truth...

“In war, truth is the first casualty” - Aeschylus
📅︎ Jan 04
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"Give a man a fish and he'll find a way to convince you that he...

"Give a man a fish and he'll find a way to convince you that he needs fish for life, quit his job, and and transform the world to believe that it never deserved the fish in the first place." -- Me
📅︎ Jan 26
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"The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one’s time def...

"The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one’s time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all." ~ H.L. Mencken
📅︎ Jan 19
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"With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censo...

"With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censored, the first thought forbidden, chains us all irrevocably." - Judge Satie, spoken by Capt. Picard (Star Trek TNG, s4e21, "The Drumhead")
📅︎ Jan 26
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The moon is the first m...

The moon is the first milestone on the road to the stars. ...Arthur C. Clarke
📅︎ Jan 18
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“To help others, you must help yourself first...

“To help others, you must help yourself first. To want help, you must give help first. I’ve done this all, but no ones ever really helped me.”
📅︎ Nov 30
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"When I look at myself in the first grade an...

"When I look at myself in the first grade and I look at myself now, I’m basically the same. The temperament is not that different." --DJT45
📅︎ Feb 03
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"And the real world is driven by two types of people. Those who want power and those who wa...

"And the real world is driven by two types of people. Those who want power and those who want money. The first want a statue, the second enjoyment. And the currency they use when negotiating with each other to get what they want is called corruption". ( in "Phantom" by Jo Nesbø).
📅︎ Nov 04
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"Sometimes the first duty of i...

"Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious." - George Orwell
📅︎ Jan 10
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"The end of our exploring. Will be t...

"The end of our exploring. Will be to arrive where we started. And know the place for the first time." - T.S. Eliot
📅︎ Jan 15
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"Contrary to general belief, I do not believe that fr...

"Contrary to general belief, I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first." — Peter Ustinov
📅︎ Jan 08
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"The first rule of Dunning-Kru...

"The first rule of Dunning-Kruger Club is you do not know you're in Dunning-Kruger Club." -unknown
📅︎ Jan 17
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Beauty is all very well at first sight; ...

Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days? – George Bernard Shaw
📅︎ Jan 09
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Love is like a record. First you pick the album. It plays the sweetest songs. Then the song that ...

Love is like a record. First you pick the album. It plays the sweetest songs. Then the song that hits your heart plays and you want it to last forever, but it won’t. So you can pick up the needle or let it spin, but it will end. It always ends. And you can play it over, or pick a new song.-tim o’c
📅︎ Jan 17
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Give me six hours to chop d...

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
📅︎ Nov 11
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Doing a job RIGHT the first time gets the...

Doing a job RIGHT the first time gets the job done. Doing the job WRONG fourteen times gives you job security. ...Stephen Hawking
📅︎ Jan 04
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"You must first have a lot...

"You must first have a lot of patience to learn to have patience." — Stanislaw J. Lec
📅︎ Nov 19
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People go through four stages before any revolutionary development: 1. It'...

People go through four stages before any revolutionary development: 1. It's nonsense, don't waste my time. 2. It's interesting, but not important. 3. I always said it was a good idea. 4. I thought of it first. ...Arthur C. Clarke
📅︎ Jan 18
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The world is full of lonely p...

The world is full of lonely people afraid to make the first move. - Tony Lip, Green Book (2018)
📅︎ Nov 22
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"Everything sucks at ...

"Everything sucks at first. Very few things suck forever" John Gorman
📅︎ Jan 08
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“You can’t just plan a moment when things ...

“You can’t just plan a moment when things get back on track, just as you can’t plan the moment you lose your way in the first place.”
📅︎ Dec 31
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‘Patriotism is when love of your own people co...

‘Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first.’ - Charles de Gaulle
📅︎ Dec 31
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"Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first...

"Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels; it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled." — Michael Crichton
📅︎ Dec 11
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“So live as if you were living already for the sec...

“So live as if you were living already for the second time and as if you had acted the first time as wrongly as you are about to act now!” ~Viktor E. Frankl
📅︎ Dec 29
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"I am a man of fixed and unbending p...

"I am a man of fixed and unbending principles, the first of which is to be flexible at all times. " -Everett Dirksen
📅︎ Dec 21
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"In Dr. Johnson’s famous dictionary patriotism is defined as the last...

"In Dr. Johnson’s famous dictionary patriotism is defined as the last resort of a scoundrel. With all due respect to an enlightened but inferior lexicographer I beg to submit that it is the first." --Ambrose Bierce
📅︎ Nov 24
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