Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults.
You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step
When you put your hand in a flowing stream, you touch the last that has gone before and the first of what is still to come.
In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.
Nothing is in the intellect that was not first in the senses.
Fugitive slaves were rare then, and as a fugitive slave lecturer, I had the advantage of being the first one out.
Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon.
In order to control myself I must first accept myself by going with and not against my nature.
You are second and better; this was first and feeble.
I've always thought that a feeling which changes never existed in the first place.