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Famous First Step Quotes

I got to see the first step, hear the first word. Most people – and certainly working moms – are not able to do that. I wanted to appreciate the fact that I had worked so hard all my life to be able to have those moments. — Sarah Michelle Gellar

The first step towards philosophy is incredulity. — Denis Diderot

The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want. — Ben Stein

My mother and my two grandmothers, I was lucky to have three women around me growing up that were very special, very elegant women, very beautiful women. They were my first step into the beauty world, let’s say, and then the fashion world, of course. — Francois Nars

The challenge that so many people have is not knowing how to take that first step of reaching out to another person for help. — Kate Middleton

Skepticism is the first step on the road to philosophy. — Denis Diderot

In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory. — Alfred North Whitehead

In the descent from a world of factual discourse into a world of emotions and alternative realities, the first step you take, whether you’re the Russian media, whether you’re Breitbart, is that you manufacture lots of stuff that isn’t true. The second step is that you claim that everyone is like this. — Timothy D. Snyder

Trust is the first step to love. — Munshi Premchand

The launch of phase 1 Ebola vaccine studies is a first step in developing a vaccine that could be licensed and used in the field to protect not only the front line health care workers but also those living in areas where Ebola virus exists. — Anthony Fauci

I don’t believe that we should never not talk to people we don’t agree with politically. If you can make that person laugh, it’s the first step to getting him to listen to change their mind. — John Waters

There’s no need to let your family know the details of what you throw out or donate. You can leave communal spaces to the end. The first step is to confront your own stuff. — Marie Kondo

We have said the first step was to designate the land, inform the owners. And the second would be to get the responses from the owners. And this will be openly done. — Robert Mugabe

The first step in exceeding your customer’s expectations is to know those expectations. — Roy H. Williams

A little simplification would be the first step toward rational living, I think. — Eleanor Roosevelt

Clothing is the first step to building a character. — Sylvester Stallone

Farmers and people who make a living from the land are finding it impossible to survive. So the first step is to get out of that place. Come to the city where there are opportunities. — Mohsin Hamid

The first step in community organization is community disorganization. — Saul Alinsky

Faith is the first step to understanding. Either it’s the Word of an infallible God, the fallible words of men, or faith in what you personally believe. You’ve got to have faith in something. Believe me. — Ray Comfort

Trying to explain the First Step Act in prison reform in a tweet or Facebook post is not easy. — Brad Parscale

Apology is often the first step in correcting a wrong. Having moved for a position of saying ‘I don’t need forgiveness,’ Mr. Trump is now taking a second look at past behaviors, things that he’s said and done that he regrets. While he is not asking for forgiveness for being human, he is admitting that he’s made mistakes and humbly making apologies. — Alveda King

You must take the first step. The first steps will take some effort, maybe pain. But after that, everything that has to be done is real-life movement. — Ben Stein

The first step… shall be to lose the way. — Galway Kinnell

But I think the bomb instead constitutes merely a first step in a new control by man over the forces of nature too revolutionary and dangerous to fit into old concepts. — Henry L. Stimson

The first step, my son, which one makes in the world, is the one on which depends the rest of our days. — Voltaire

I think the first step is to understand that forgiveness does not exonerate the perpetrator. Forgiveness liberates the victim. It’s a gift you give yourself. — T. D. Jakes

The first step toward finding God, Who is Truth, is to discover the truth about myself: and if I have been in error, this first step to truth is the discovery of my error. — Thomas Merton

Be kind. It’s worthwhile to make an effort to learn about other people and figure out what you might have in common with them. If you allow yourself to be somewhat curious – and if you get into the habit of doing that – it’s the first step to being open minded and realizing that your points of view aren’t totally opposite. — Viggo Mortensen

A zero-gravity flight is a first step toward space travel. — Stephen Hawking

The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want. — Ben Stein

To a resolute mind, wishing to do is the first step toward doing. But if we do not wish to do a thing it becomes impossible. — Robert Southey

Building a better you is the first step to building a better America. — Zig Ziglar

Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune. — William James

If you embrace a project that will require time and patience, then you need something to work on. So the first step of the project is to create an identity. If you don’t have an identity, then today you want this player and tomorrow another one. If you have an idea and a shape, then this is how you develop an identity. — Nuno Espirito Santo

At certain moments, both the WEEE Act and the First Step Act appeared doomed to dead end in partisan gridlock and procedural hurdles. — Kayleigh McEnany

At least before my hip replacement, I had a quick first step. I could get by you off the dribble. My business game is the same way. I can turn an idea into a business before you know it’s going to be important. My first step will blow by you. — Mark Cuban

The first step is to distinguish the loving parts of your personality that are active from the frightened parts of your personality that are active – in other words, to learn to distinguish love from fear in you. The second step is to choose love, no matter what. — Gary Zukav

A leader who is self-aware enough to know that he or she is not adept at everything is one who has taken the first step toward being a great leader. — Marshall Goldsmith

To destroy is always the first step in any creation. — e. e. cummings

The first step in a person’s salvation is knowledge of their sin. — Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage. — Charles Simmons

The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it. — William Osler

Start with God – the first step in learning is bowing down to God; only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning. — King Solomon

It seems to many of us that if we are to avoid the eventual catastrophic world conflict, we must strengthen the United Nations as a first step toward a world government patterned after our own government with a legislature, executive and judiciary, and police to enforce its international laws and keep the peace. — Walter Cronkite

No one wants to fail. So most of us don’t even try. Sad. We don’t even take that first step to improve our health or to deepen our working relationships or to realize a dream. — Robin S. Sharma

First step: Build the wall. Second step: Let ICE do its job. Third step: Stop importing jihadists and welfare recipients. Fourth step: enforce e-verify to protect American jobs. Fifth step: prosecute social security card/ID theft/voting fraud. — Ann Coulter

The first step in making better choices is to simply be brutally honest about your own behavior to yourself. What are the choices you are making? How are you spending your time? What are you neglecting that you shouldn’t? — Mark Manson

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. — Mark Caine

I’m not saying that putting on makeup will change the world or even your life, but it can be a first step in learning things about yourself you may never have discovered otherwise. At worst, you could make a big mess and have a good laugh. — Kevyn Aucoin

In England, football is a big thing to talk about, but Liverpool, it’s a special place. You feel it when you make your first step. — Jurgen Klopp

Together, the WEEE Act and the First Step Act represented two rare examples of Republicans and Democrats coming together to make meaningful change. — Kayleigh McEnany

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. — P. J. O’Rourke

Overcoming fear is the first step to success for entrepreneurs. The winners all exemplify that, and the hard work and commitment they have shown underlines what is needed to set up a business. — Richard Branson

The first step in the evolution of ethics is a sense of solidarity with other human beings. — Albert Schweitzer

Have a bias toward action – let’s see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away. — Indira Gandhi

The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance. — Nathaniel Branden

When I was 14, I did all kinds of different odd jobs. I had a chicken farm, had an ice cream operation in the summertime, worked as a caddy; all things to make money and save money. Save money in order to invest – that was the first step, though I never really accumulated very much because of other demands like bicycles and things like that. — Charles Schwab

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. — Tony Robbins

You have people who believe they are scientifically literate but, in fact, are not. And I don’t mind if you’re not scientifically literate, but just admit that to yourself, so that you’ll know, and perhaps you can take a first step to try to eradicate that. — Neil deGrasse Tyson

I believe accurately remembering – and honoring – our whole past is the first step in governing in a way that effectively represents the whole America. — Tammy Duckworth

To a straight man, the notion of walking around as a coiffed, waxed, nail-polish-wearing, lispy dude is uproariously absurd. As people, we find absurdities funny. That’s our first step in making sense of them. — Steven Crowder

I’m a big believer in evolution, growth, and in being the best you that you can be, and I feel like the first step to doing that is getting mentally healthy. — Charlamagne tha God

The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later has reason to conceal it. — Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The acknowledgment of our weakness is the first step in repairing our loss. — Thomas a Kempis

The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy. — Corrie Ten Boom

All personal achievement starts in the mind of the individual. Your personal achievement starts in your mind. The first step is to know exactly what your problem, goal or desire is. — W. Clement Stone

The first step to eternal life is you have to die. — Chuck Palahniuk

I was probably 15 when I started going to the studio with the older cats in my neighborhood. They heard me rap outside one time; I was just freestyling. And they invited me to the studio. It’s good when you’re accepted, no matter what crowd. That’s the first step of believing you can do whatever you feel like putting your mind to. — Future

If you really wanted to settle down the Middle East, if what you wanted was change in the Middle East, it is perfectly obvious that the first step is resolving the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. — Molly Ivins

If we are to abolish the death penalty, I should like to see the first step taken by my friends the murderers. — Alphonse Karr

The first step in changing a culture, I believe, starts with the senior leadership team – and with the CEO. — Denise Morrison

The First Step Act, the WEEE Act, and President Trump’s infrastructure and immigration compromise plans all serve as examples of Trump administration outreach to the Democrats. — Kayleigh McEnany

In order to get what you want, you must first decide what you want. Most people really foul up at this crucial first step because they simply can’t see how it’s possible to get what they want, so they don’t even let themselves want it. — Jack Canfield

A hasty judgment is a first step to recantation. — Publilius Syrus

Pride is the first step in people unraveling and companies unraveling and relationships unraveling. — Jeff Foxworthy

Awareness is the first step in healing. — Dean Ornish

Delegate to others who have strengths where you don’t. But sometimes, you just need to be the one to drive the change when everyone else is waiting for someone else to take the first step. To me, that’s courage in action. — Robin S. Sharma

They say it is the first step that costs the effort. I do not find it so. I am sure I could write unlimited ‘first chapters’. I have indeed written many. — J. R. R. Tolkien

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

I think that retirement is the first step towards the grave. — Hugh Hefner

Poetry was the first step, and from the age of 18, there was nothing else I wanted to do. — Christopher Koch

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are. — Chauncey Depew

Take the first step, and your mind will mobilize all its forces to your aid. But the first essential is that you begin. Once the battle is startled, all that is within and without you will come to your assistance. — Robert Collier

Through systematic exercising of our thinking faculties, we can train ourselves for exact clairvoyance. Imaginative Knowledge is the first step in supersensible perception, and through it we reach the first element of the supersensible it is possible to reach, namely, the supersensible body that we bear within our earthly body in physical space. — Rudolf Steiner

What is defeat? Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better. — Wendell Phillips

The two important things I did learn were that you are as powerful and strong as you allow yourself to be, and that the most difficult part of any endeavor is taking the first step, making the first decision. — Robyn Davidson

I cannot help fearing that men may reach a point where they look on every new theory as a danger, every innovation as a toilsome trouble, every social advance as a first step toward revolution, and that they may absolutely refuse to move at all. — Alexis de Tocqueville

Feminism is not only for women It’s something everyone can participate in, and evolve together, as the first step in the right direction. I see feminism as a tool to achieve that balance and peace. — Ani DiFranco

The first step is you have to say that you can. — Will Smith

The first step is clearly defining what it is you’re after, because without knowing that, you’ll never get it. — Halle Berry

Girl power to me means being brave enough to take that first step and to speak out and be yourself. — Katherine McNamara

Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune. — William James

Getting organized in the normal routines of life and finishing little projects you’ve started is an important first step toward realizing larger goals. If you can’t get a handle on the small things, how will you ever get it together to focus on the big things? — Joyce Meyer

Nobody likes being broke. As somebody who’s had to live out of a 1982 Datsun, trust me. I know. I also understand that the first step to improve your situation is to fix the problem that landed you there in the first place. — Steven Crowder

I make mistakes daily, letting generalizations creep into my thoughts and negatively affect my behavior. These mistakes have taught me that the first step to successfully choosing kindness is being more mindful about it, letting go of impatience and intolerance along the way. — Daniel Lubetzky

When you are suffering, you become more understanding about yourself, but also about other people’s sufferings too. That’s the first step to understand somebody is to understand their sufferings. So then love follows. — Yoko Ono

The first step in forgiveness is the willingness to forgive. — Marianne Williamson

The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen. — Lee Iacocca

Raider Klan was crazy because we all had our own personalities and our own little worlds when it came down to this music. It was the first step to creating your own weird little universe. — Denzel Curry

I agree that the two-party system stomps on any kind of competition. A great first step is to open the presidential debates to all qualified candidates, including the Libertarians. If that happens, the Libertarian party will experience unprecedented growth. — Gary Johnson

The first step to take to wake up earlier is to have a nighttime routine that not only encourages you to fall asleep but also guarantees you’ll sleep soundly each and every night. — John Rampton

The first step in reforming appetite is going from processed food to real food. Then, if you can afford organic or grass-fed, fantastic. But the first step is moving from processed industrial food to the real thing. — Michael Pollan

I carry a notebook with me everywhere. But that’s only the first step. — Rita Dove