50 Best Firsts Quotes of All Time

First means to be in the top of importance of something.

“Firsts Quotes of All Time” celebrates the pioneering words that marked the beginning of significant events and discoveries.

This collection honors the voices that made history, capturing the essence of human achievement, exploration and innovation.

From the dawn of literature to groundbreaking scientific revelations, these quotes reflect the spirit of those who dared to venture into the unknown.

Join us in exploring the timeless words that shaped our world and continue to inspire generations.

Best Firsts Quotes

“If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.” ~ Charles Bukowski.

“It may seem difficult at first, but everything is difficult at first.” ~ Miyamoto Musashi.

“You can’t win unless you first begin. So start now.” ~ Robin S. Sharma.

“Those who seek a better life must first become a better person.” ~ Jim Rohn.

“Our lives are fashioned by our choices. First we make our choices. Then our choices make us.” ~ Anne Frank.


“The first step is the hardest – making a commitment to yourself, for yourself.” ~ Mary Kay Ash.

Top Firsts Quotes

“Even the greatest was once a beginner. Don’t be afraid to take that first step.” ~ Muhammad Ali.

“To accomplish much you must first lose everything.” ~ Ernesto Che Guevara.

“When you keep God in first place, He will take you to places you’ve never dreamed of.” ~ Joel Osteen.

“Courage is the first virtue that makes all other virtues possible.” ~ Aristotle.

“In order to rise From its own ashes A phoenix First Must Burn.” ~ Octavia Butler.

“All the great speakers were bad speakers at first.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.

“In the first 30 years of your life, you make your habits. For the last 30 years of your life, your habits make you.” ~ Steve Jobs.

Famous Firsts Quotes

“When was the last time you did something for the first time?” ~ John C. Maxwell.

“A problem is only a problem when viewed as a problem. All change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.” ~ Robin S. Sharma.

“To achieve great things, we must first dream.” ~ Coco Chanel.

“God first, family second, career third.” ~ Mary Kay Ash.

“If at first you don’t succeed, try hard work.” ~ William Feather.

“We’re not going to be the first to this party, but we’re going to be the best.” ~ Steve Jobs.

“Life is short and unpredictable. Eat the dessert first!” ~ Helen Keller.

“Model the behavior you wish more people would display. Lead first.” ~ Robin S. Sharma.

“Work first, and then rest.” ~ John Ruskin.

“The first step to greatness is to be honest.” ~ Samuel Johnson.

“If you want to break the rules of grammar, first learn the rules of grammar.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut.


“The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.” ~ Terry Pratchett.

“Put first things first and second things are thrown in. Put second things first and you lose both first and second things.” ~ C. S. Lewis.

“Whenever you remove any fence, always pause long enough to ask why it was put there in the first place.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton.

Inspiring Firsts Quotes

“The first five years have so much to do with how the next 80 turn out.” ~ Bill Gates.

“The way to achieve your own success is to be willing to help somebody else get it first.” ~ Iyanla Vanzant.

“If at first you don’t succeed, redefine success.” ~ George Carlin.

“If the big rocks don’t go in first, they aren’t going to fit in later.” ~ Stephen R. Covey.

“Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.” ~ Pablo Picasso.

“No, no! The adventures first, explanations take such a dreadful time.” ~ Lewis Carroll.

“If at first you do succeed, quit trying on investing.” ~ Warren Buffett.

Short Fitness Quotes

“If you want to accomplish something, you must first expect it of yourself.” ~ Wayne W. Dyer.

“Whether it’s marriage of business, patience is the first rule of success.” ~ William Feather.

“The first rule of fight club is, you don’t talk about fight club.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk.

“Loyalty is the first law of God.” ~ Paramahansa Yogananda.

“All things are created twice. There’s a mental or first creation, and a physical or second creation to all things.” ~ Stephen R. Covey.

“For everyone, well-being is a journey. The secret is committing to that journey and taking those first steps with hope and belief in yourself.” ~ Deepak Chopra.

“If you want to assert a truth, first make sure it’s not just an opinion that you desperately want to be true.” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson.

“Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly at first.” ~ Brian Tracy.

“The first requisite of civilization is that of justice.” ~ Sigmund Freud.

“My first priority is my family. I am human. But my whole family knows what my priority is. Family is always first. But my work is under nothing else, except God.” ~ Lil Wayne.

“To understand recursion, one must first understand recursion.” ~ Stephen Hawking.

“I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.” ~ Stephen Hawking.

“Whenever GOD determines to do a great work, HE first sets HIS people to pray.” ~ Charles H. Spurgeon.

“You can’t reason someone out of something that they weren’t reasoned into in the first place.” ~ Mark Twain.

“Make friends first, make sales second, make love third. In no particular order.” ~ Michael Scott.

“I made my first investment at age eleven. I was wasting my life up until then.” ~ Warren Buffett.

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