"The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself."
"We were making the first step out of the age of chemistry and physics, and into the age of biology."
"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."
"Now the first step has to be taken, the step towards democracy. This step is full of risks, and requires trust on all sides. We don't know where it will lead. But if we just stand still, we will have no chance of escaping the violence."
"Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are."
"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."
"As a first step there must be an offer to achieve equality of rights in disarmament by abolishing the weapons forbidden to the Central Powers by the Peace Treaties."
"The first step in forgiveness is the willingness to forgive."
"Trust is the first step to love."
"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."