Being The First To Do Something Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 44 Quotes About Being The First To Do Something

#1. Janice rolled her eyes. First, the doctor had ogled her, and now Karr was leering at her and licking his lips lasciviously.
Oh this is great. I'm being mentally undressed by a space pirate. - Author: William L. Lavell
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#2. When Lafayette met him in 1775, the first volume of Raynal's 1770 History of the Two Indies had already been banned, which is to say it was a popular success, the Catholic Church's Index of Forbidden Books being the unofficial bestseller list of the day. - Author: Sarah Vowell
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#3. Risk is important to me as a writer, reader, and editor. I love stories that take a premise or style that seems unlikely to succeed, whose first paragraphs risk a raised eyebrow or groan, and whose last paragraphs are then all that much sweeter a triumph. Basically, I love being proved wrong. - Author: Caitlin Horrocks
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#4. Microsoft has gotten so big that it can put out a Preview that will install itself without checking first to see if it has expired. The message here is that Microsoft's time is worth more than yours ... no start-up company could get away with being that arrogant. - Author: Jerry Pournelle
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#5. Just going along with this, what I did, or what I do is I imagine not being myself seeing it, but imagine somebody else who's seeing it for the first time. - Author: Dennis Muren
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#6. Being a parent is not for the faint of heart. I may joke about knowing fear, but the fact is, the first time I ever knew real fear was the day Charlotte, my first child, was born. Suddenly there is someone in the world you care about more than anything. - Author: Harlan Coben
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#7. First buy a cowboy hat and boots. Then you're on your way to being a Texan. - Author: James A. Michener
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#8. I used to pride myself on being the first in the office in the morning and one of the last to leave at night. Now, that's so dated: It's not about effort, it's about outcomes. - Author: Maynard Webb
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#9. How can one liberate the many? By first liberating his own being. He does this not by elevating himself, but by lowering himself. He lowers himself to that which is simple, modest, true; integrating it into himself, he becomes a master of simplicity, modesty, truth. - Author: Laozi
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#10. Because America, being a democracy, could not strike first, but had to wait - wait in instant readiness - until she was actually attacked. - Author: E.E. "Doc" Smith
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#11. I started balding at age 17 and after first being sad, I really embraced it. - Author: Jason Alexander
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#12. When you first start out as an actor, you're just looking for a good part. As time goes on, if you're being held responsible for the movies themselves, you're looking for a good script all around. - Author: George Clooney
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#13. To profoundly understand a baby, you must first be a mother. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#14. The first time I was pregnant, Kanye and I were dating, and I was just being introduced to the world of fashion. I wanted to work with a bunch of different stylists, and when you work with a new stylist, everyone wants to possess your look. - Author: Kim Kardashian
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#15. Being first is no guarantee of success - Author: Anonymous
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#16. I think theater will always be my first love. I've been doing it since I was nine, and there's nothing quite like being on stage, having the immediate intake of energy and exchange of ideas. - Author: Tracie Thoms
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#17. The trouble with being an activist is you end up like Eve and you get kicked out of the Garden of Eden. You know, Eve was the first person who thought for herself. And she still gets a bad rap. I named my daughter after her. - Author: Susan Sarandon
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#18. Being infinitely amazed, so do I give thanks to God, Who has been pleased to make me the first observer of marvelous things, unrevealed to bygone ages. - Author: Galileo Galilei
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#19. Mr. Kaplan is the first traveler to take us on a journey to the jagged places where these tectonic plates meet, and his argument
that our future is being shaped far away 'at the ends of the earth'
makes his travelogue pertinent and compelling reading. - Author: Michael Ignatieff
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#20. A first walk in any new country is one of the things which makes life on this planet worth being grateful for. - Author: William Beebe
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#21. Genetics and beats? I feel like the drumbeat is a natural thing. Our heartbeat moves at a certain BPM. The drumbeat, being the first instrument, the platform for us, being that we all kind of come from that - it's all beats. - Author: Q-Tip
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#22. Never had the opportunity in her first lost childhood; and in the intervening years her desire for it had doubled over and doubled over like a katana being forged until finally it was sharper than the truth. - Author: Junot Diaz
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#23. Being on the cover of a magazine with my son is the best thing ever. It took me 18 years to get my first cover, he gets one at 8 months. - Author: Cindy Margolis
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#24. Failure is so much more interesting because you learn from it. That's what we should be teaching children at school, that being successful the first time, there's nothing in it. There's no interest, you learn nothing actually. - Author: James Dyson
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#25. Hey, just be grateful I'm old. When an Arcadian first starts time-walking, we only have about a three percent chance of success. I once ended up on Pluto. (Sebastian) Are you serious? (Channon) They're not kidding about it being the coldest planet. (Sebastian) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#26. To gain self-respect, you need to put yourself first. - Author: Lorii Myers
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#27. Don't try to prove to everybody that the reason why you can't is that nobody could. It's no excuse. You can break the tradition by being the first person to make it happen! - Author: Israelmore Ayivor
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#28. Middle-age should be shot. Things about it gall me. First, that those younger despise the thought of getting old, and, hence, me. Second, that those older despise the thought of me being younger, and, hence, me. So here I am, pressed from both sides, forced to wear blinders - FULL SPEED AHEAD! - Author: Chila Woychik
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#29. The first video I ever watched was on a Beta system because everyone thought Beta was the way but then it ended up being video so we backed the wrong horse. - Author: Joel Edgerton
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#30. First rule of being a detective,' the Doctor said a he knocked on the door, 'is to observe. Observe the obvious, and observe the not-so-obvious. Observing the not-so-obvious is not as easy as observing the obvious, but if it were easy everyone would be at it. - Author: Derek Landy
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#31. The first recognition of beauty was one of the most significant events in the evolution of human conciousness ... seeing beauty in a flower could awaken humans, however briefly, to the beauty that is an essential part of their own innermost being, their true nature. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#32. Shouldn't someone tag Mr. Kennedy's bold new imaginative program with its proper age? Under the tousled boyish haircut is still old Karl Marx-first launched a century ago. There is nothing new in the idea of a government being Big Brother. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#33. Readability of code is now my first priority. It's more important than being fast, almost as important as being correct, but I think being readable is actually the most likely way of making it correct. - Author: Peter Seibel
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#34. The wizards were civilized men of considerable education and culture. When faced with being inadvertently marooned on a desert island they understood immediately that the first thing to do was place the blame - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#35. Some seek the light and hold the light in place. Erik Fiskare didn't like being the center of attention, but he liked situations where he had to keep the attention centered. - Author: Suanne Laqueur
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#36. When I first started to write, I was aware of being queer, but I didn't write about it. Queer poems would probably not have been accepted by the editors I sent them to. - Author: Thom Gunn
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#37. Being, not doing, is my first joy. - Author: Theodore Roethke
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#38. When I was 15, I started playing first class cricket and always dreamt of being a Test cricketer, wanted to do something for the country, married in 1995, have 2 kids it's been great. - Author: Sachin Tendulkar
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#39. So what's so enticing about doing a play is that you get to do that thing that got you into acting in the first place ... There's a real attraction to being able to play, to just play. And that's something that theater affords you. - Author: Rich Sommer
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#40. Being the first to do something like this also registers a lot of attention that the line might not have gotten if all four books had just appeared from one company. - Author: Mark Millar
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#41. Being able to do something that's never been done before, that's what I've always wanted to do ... There was nothing that was going to stand in my way of being the first. - Author: Michael Phelps
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#42. I did make some money, the first money that I ever made, doing this last one, and it's an extraordinary feeling just being given the freedom to do something. - Author: Duncan Roy
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#43. Being boss is just the first person willing to do something. - Author: Bethany Maines
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#44. We might all place ourselves in one of two ranks the women who do something, and the women who do nothing; the first being of course the only creditable place to occupy. - Author: Lucy Larcom
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