Quotes About Firsts

Quotes tagged as "firsts" (showing 1-14 of 14)
Rachel Vincent
“I wanted more firsts with Tod. But all I had left was a handful of lasts.”
Rachel Vincent, If I Die

Catherynne M. Valente
“September had never been betrayed before. She did not even know what to call the feeling in her chest, so bitter and sour. Poor child. There is always a first time, and it is never the last time.”
Catherynne M. Valente, The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There

Jenny Han
“Firsts are best because they are beginnings.”
Jenny Han, To All the Boys I've Loved Before

Megan McCafferty
“The average american spends six months of his or her life waiting for red lights to turn green. six months wasted, waiting for permission to move on.”
Megan McCafferty

Pico Iyer
“The beauty of any first time is that it leads to a thousand others...”
Pico Iyer, An Innocent Abroad: Life-changing Trips from 35 Great Writers

Dean Koontz
“Perhaps this was a day of firsts. The day one dies, of course, is a first in any life.”
Dean Koontz, Saint Odd

Nenia Campbell
“It's true what they say, you know. First fuck. First love. First kill. You never forget your first.”
Nenia Campbell, Cease and Desist

Amy Jacobson
“That first kiss, it still has a way of making us nervous as teenagers, no matter how old we get.”
Amy Jacobson, A Ride of a Lifetime

Denton Cooley
“Of the many 'firsts' with which I have been involved at the Texas Heart Institute —including the first successful human heart transplant in the United States and the first total artificial heart transplant in the world—the achievement that may have the greatest impact on health care did not occur in the operating room or in the research laboratory. It happened on a piece of paper... when we created the first-ever packaged pricing plan for cardiovascular surgical procedures.”
Denton Cooley

Jenny Han
“It doesn't matter that they're broken up. He was hers first, which means he's hers always.”
Jenny Han

Lisa Jewell
“She remembered the intensity of her desire to undress him, to be naked with him, the way she felt like she could say whatever she wanted and be fully understood and do whatever she wanted and be totally accepted. She remembered how easy it had all been, how open and bright, like being in a whitewashed room with all the windows wide open.”
Lisa Jewell, Vince and Joy

Kat Lahr
“Precedence exists in humanity as it does with law.”
Kat Lahr, There Is A First For Everything

“Imagine your body becoming that of a stranger. Imagine the sensation of it being not yours, as you discover what it feels like to do this, or to have this happen to you, for the very first time. Imagine it happening with sickening slowness, or with shocking speed, that discovery.

And then imagine knowing it has come too late.”
Neil Bartlett, Skin Lane

“Most of life’s big steps require a certain muddling through, a trusting that no one really knows the magical formula for the big firsts in life [Cram, Cusi, "‘One Life to Live’ and 14 Beautiful Boys to Kiss," Cafe, January 14, 2015].”
Cusi Cram

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