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Top 59 Getting There First Quotes

#1. My first horror film was - well, I don't know. 'Bless the Child' is sort of genre, but 'May' was such a cult hit that after that, I just started getting offers for horror. I think I got a little bit pigeonholed in it right off of 'May' because there was just such a large response to that film. - Author: Angela Bettis
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#2. The thing that was most interesting to me was getting my first prints back from the printer and realizing photography doesn't end with the click of a button, it starts there. Printing is so exciting. - Author: Bryan Adams
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#3. I personally think going to Mars, if it takes two years or two and a half years, that's doable. Certainly, the first people who go there, that's going to be a big motivator, being first getting to Mars. - Author: Scott Kelly
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#4. As far as luxury goes, about the only thing I do is ... I go first class all the way. I live on the road, so when I'm out there, I'm getting the nice hotel suite, I'm getting the luxury car, I'm eating the good food, and I make sure I take care of myself on the road. - Author: Trish Stratus
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#5. There's no magic for getting into the groove ... just banging away at it. Sometimes the lyrics come first, sometimes the music. - Author: Phil Collins
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#6. So far he'd been there for three hours, hadn't gotten a thing done, was heading out for a free lunch, and was getting paid for it. Jobs were awesome. - Author: J.P. Barnaby
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#7. Most people, when they meet me, one of the first things they say is, 'Why would you voluntarily subject yourself to war? Why would you go into these places where you know there's a risk of getting killed?' - Author: Lynsey Addario
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#8. The essential thing to know about the Dip is that it's there. Knowing that you're facing a Dip is the first step in getting through it. - Author: Seth Godin
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#9. I mean there are tons of reasons. Well first of all. I write my own record. I don't take other people's materials. And I have a job which is being Willa Ford on top of getting back in the studio and writing and recording. - Author: Willa Ford
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#10. Global warming is a fact. Now it's up to liberals to make it a reality. Hence there is crucial importance in preventing powerful, greedy free market forces from getting in the way of worsening storms and rising sea levels. The Kyoto Accord is a good first step. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#11. The first year I started in San Francisco, there was an American work on every program and there's been a lot of music by living composers and gradually that was part of the process of getting the audience really to trust me. - Author: Michael Tilson Thomas
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#12. Speaking of New York as a traveller I have two faults to find with it. In the first place there is nothing to see; and in the second place there is no mode of getting about to see anything. - Author: Anthony Trollope
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#13. A man went to Istanbul, his first visit there. On his way to a business meeting, this man lost his way. He began raging at himself for getting lost, until a realization allowed him to transcend his ire. "How can I be lost? I've never been here before?" pp 104-105 - Author: Melody Beattie
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#14. When you get ready to write your novel, outline it first. There's nothing worse than getting halfway through and realizing you've painted yourself in a plot corner. - Author: Janet Evanovich
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#15. Here are the top three global resources getting scarcer in the twenty-first century: ozone layer, rain forest, people eager to read the fiction of others. That's right, folks. For the first time in I believe written history, there are far more fiction writers on earth than fiction readers. - Author: Sandra Tsing Loh
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#16. From a completely financial standpoint, digital is starting to crack as far as an independent filmmaker's access to getting your story out there - Amazon, iTunes, all of those. It makes the prospect of doing it yourself - not easy by any means - but possible, maybe for the first time. - Author: Shane Carruth
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#17. There's nobody on my ball club that doesn't go from first to third on a base hit, or from second to home. Every time you steal a base, you're taking a gamble on getting thrown out, and taking the bat out of the hitter's hand. - Author: Casey Stengel
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#18. You trivialize the idea of competition totally, then there's no point in having the competition in the first place, and everybody is getting a trophy. - Author: Wayne Rogers
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#19. I remember the first club we played in San Francisco. There were a lot of people on motorcycles standing around outside, and I had trouble getting in. I didn't have any ID, and the guy at the door wouldn't let me in, even though I told him I was gonna be singing in there. - Author: Patti Smith
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#20. There's no secret to getting started. You simply decide and
then take your first step. With each subsequent step, the next
one becomes easier... - Author: Tom Venuto
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#21. So most astronauts getting ready to lift off are excited and very anxious and worried about that explosion - because if something goes wrong in the first seconds of launch, there's not very much you can do. - Author: Sally Ride
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#22. When I wake up in the morning, I need the writing to go to. I begin there. And that's not an accident, I mean, that habit of getting up in the morning and going to my writing first thing. - Author: John Edgar Wideman
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#23. Knowing where you are going is the first step to getting there. - Author: Ken Blanchard
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#24. There is a note in the front of the volume saying that no public reading may be given without first getting the author's permission. It ought to be made much more difficult to do than that. - Author: Robert Benchley
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#25. I'm a reader of Chinese literature, I like their films, but also: I've had great difficulty getting my work published in China; very little of it has been published there. The first two attempts to have all of my work published, for instance, were refused without any reason ever being given. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#26. Because you're the first woman I've brought into my home and all I can think about is getting your beautiful body naked and fucking you senseless. I need to know if there is any competition. I don't share, Natalie. - Author: Kristen Proby
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#27. unreasonable.' She felt like saying it was barking mad but restrained herself. 'Aahh, not quite ready yet. Not quite evolved enough. But you're getting there, Judith. You have taken the first tentative steps. The fact that you came to me proves that. You'll be back.' Sheeva jumped up from the - Author: Patricia Scanlan
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#28. There exists, for everyone, a sentence - a series of words - that has the power to destroy you. Another sentence exists, another series of words, that could heal you. If you're lucky you will get the second, but you can be certain of getting the first. - Author: Philip K. Dick
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#29. If you want to be an actor, you should just get out there and do it. I don't go for the approach of first getting photos and an agent. I think you should start with the work, and the other stuff will follow. As with 'opportunity knocks,' you have to be ready. - Author: Bill Nunn
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#30. In journalism, there has always been a tension between getting it first and getting it right. - Author: Ellen Goodman
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#31. I don't think I picked up the guitar in the first place as a way of getting women. There are probably better ways of doing it. - Author: James Blunt
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#32. You might be [outshining me in many ways]. But if we get on a treadmill, there are two things: you're getting off first or I'm going to die. It's that simple, right? - Author: Will Smith
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#33. An important step in getting to know God is to realize how available he is to us. In learning to hear God, it helps us to take on faith the fact that we are already in his presence. If we must make ourselves worthy of his presence first, we will never get there. - Author: Craig S. Keener
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#34. The bonobo would first of all urge the atheist to stop "sleeping furiously." There is no point getting all worked up about the absence of something, especially something as open to interpretation as God. - Author: Frans De Waal
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#35. Every time you open the paper now, there seems to be another celebrity getting arrest for masturbation. First, it was Peewee Herman and then George Michael. If masturbation's a crime, I should be on death row. - Author: Gilbert Gottfried
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#36. I've been studying the Bible for a long time. I remember that after the first five years or so of diligently studying the Word, I didn't feel like I had made any progress. There were a lot of things in my life that were out of order, and I didn't feel like I was getting anywhere. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#37. Mitch had a particular way with women - a formula of giving and withholding that almost always managed to hook them. Getting them to talk about themselves was the first step; remaining enigmatic was the second. There were other steps, but he used only the first two during that encounter. - Author: Lisa Lutz
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#38. This is the greatest stumbling block in our spiritual discipline, which, in actuality, consists not in getting rid of the self but in realizing the fact that there is no such existence from the first. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#39. Stick choice should be every drummers first decision. Sticks are the liaison between you and your creative expression on the drums. Getting there the smoothest way is the reason I'm using Vater. - Author: Rikki Rockett
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#40. We[with Jordan Peele] wanted to do something with [Barack] Obama because we actually felt that Obama was kind of responsible for us even getting a show in the first place because there's this biracial person who might, you know, have to ride the divide between two different races. - Author: Keegan-Michael Key
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#41. There has been no great surprise, no sudden revelation. I knew pretty much what I was getting into. What I've learned is that a restaurant can be as much of an art as you want it to be, but it has to be a successful business first. - Author: Charlie Trotter
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#42. I remember my first run-in with cops. It took me really getting to hang, well after that, with cops who were cool, and realizing, 'Okay, there are some bad ones.' I ran into some bad ones in Columbus, Ohio, but they're not all bad. - Author: Woody Harrelson
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#43. There's nothing funny the first time about telling a story about getting beat up and it makes you leave high school. - Author: Mike Birbiglia
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#44. Nope, there wasn't any getting out of this. Real first name meant business. - Author: Mindee Arnett
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#45. She cried the first time she was pulled over by a cop. I explained to her that there is no reason to cry when getting pulled over
unless you're coming directly from from a crime scene. - Author: Chelsea Handler
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#46. Lyrics are important, but it's hard, because English isn't my first language - although it feels like it is these days! I grew up with amazing melodies, so getting that right on a song has always been the key thing for me, but there's no reason why a great melody doesn't deserve great lyrics. - Author: Avicii
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#47. Once you cry it out, it's supposed to vanish ... right? It's not true. It's just ... a little less.
It was the first chink in my brickwall. The wall was still there. And it was still made of bricks,but one, maybe two, had been torn down - Author: Tijan
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#48. He tapped my chest. 'Happy is here.' He tapped his own chest. 'Here.'
I looked down past my chin. 'Inside?'
'Inside.'
It was getting crowded in there. First angel. Now happy. It seemed there was more to me than cabbage and turnips. - Author: Jerry Spinelli
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#49. There's nothing wrong with the screaming style of singing, and I'll be the first to admit that it conveys an emotion. But I'm getting older, and I can't scream and shout about the same things anymore. The songs I'm writing with Stone Sour call for a lighter, different approach. - Author: Corey Taylor
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#50. After the first day of practice, there's not one guy who's playing at 100 percent or who feels great. Sometimes, getting up in the morning and brushing your teeth is the hardest part of the day - it just hurts. - Author: Tom Brady
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#51. Your first druggy relationship is a rite of passage. A learning experience with a curve. After that one, the next one, if there is a next one, will be a decision. You will know just what you are getting into. - Author: Fiona Helmsley
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#52. If getting a contract was relatively straightforward, writing fiction was far harder than I could have imagined, and there were moments during the long and torturous edit process when it seemed that 'Zulu Hart,' the first of the trilogy, would never be fit for public consumption. - Author: Saul David
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#53. Back in the day after I won my first pageant there was an agency that was getting me work on the side. - Author: Maria Menounos
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#54. We were talking about really getting Europe on its feet. It was our hope that there would be a breakdown of trade barriers in Europe first, and then eventually a breakdown internationally, which would help increase trade with Europe. - Author: W. Averell Harriman
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#55. I didn't start sweating until I had children. That was one of the first things I realized when my daughter Violet was born - I started getting wicked BO. You know there's a difference between basketball BO and stress BO? This was definitely stress BO. Like, new dad BO. - Author: Dave Grohl
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#56. The first thing you have to know about writing is that it is something you must do everyday. There are two reasons for this rule: Getting the work done and connecting with your unconscious mind. - Author: Walter Mosley
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#57. I remember when I fell from my first bike:
There were no 'Are you okays?' and rarely 'Are you alrights?'
Just dirt in my pockets, handful of gravel ...
That's when I realized that getting up is only half the battle. - Author: Big K.R.I.T.
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#58. Bronco Rick Perry is the first candidate I've ever heard say he's not doing well because he's sleepy. You know, we criticized George W. Bush a lot, but there was one thing he was very disciplined about, and that was getting his full eight years of sleep. - Author: David Letterman
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#59. When I was on 'Trauma,' the first order was six, which turned to 12, and then there were rumors of getting cancelled. I'm used to that. - Author: Taylor Kinney
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