Top 484 The First Thing Quotes

Words matter. These are the best The First Thing Quotes from famous people such as Frankie Cosmos, George Clooney, George Ezra, Matt Cassel, Keith Thibodeaux, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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Whenever I’m really excited about a song, I want to learn it, and it becomes the first thing I play every time I pick up an instrument.
Frankie Cosmos
The first thing that I learned – and I understood it at a really young age – was that I could get a laugh. Really early. Because my mother and father are funny.
George Clooney
My first instrument was bass, and the first thing that I remember learning to play that was better than a few notes was Fleetwood Mac’s ‘The Chain.’ If you’re the guy who penned that bass riff, then you should probably be in some sort of fantasy band.
George Ezra
The first thing that came to mind when I met Tom Brady was intimidation. I’m showing up in 2005 with a guy who just came off his third Super Bowl win. So, it’s a little intimidating walking in the room with Tom Brady for the first time.
Matt Cassel
The first thing I think of when I hear the name of Lucille Ball is a Hollywood legend. I have fond memories of growing up at her house, but she was a different person off the set than she was on the set.
Keith Thibodeaux
Well the first thing I’d say is that I’m not sure exactly what I’m supposed to do to show my remorse other than to say that I’m remorseful.
Jayson Blair
Running was the first thing I discovered that I was any good at.
Julie Bowen
When Sean came to meet my parents, the first thing my dad did when he picked him up at the airport was to take him right to a shooting range. My dad was like, ‘I want to see how he shoots.’
Kemp Muhl
For me, the first thing is script. When I heard ‘Mom”s script, it really touched me and moved me. I felt really nice about the story. That’s the reason I did the movie.
The first thing I do when I wake up is cardio on an empty stomach. I’ll just drink water, or maybe I’ll have a black coffee with no sugar, and I’ll do about 25 minutes of cardio, six days a week.
Jinder Mahal
We have never met with politicians. I don’t know the first thing about how to get heard. My suspicion is that it’s to donate a lot of money.
Neil Blumenthal
Yeah, the first thing that comes to mind is not to try too hard.
Leo Kottke
Let him that is without stone among you cast the first thing he can lay his hands on.
Robert Frost
The first thing I do when I read a part is see if I can identify emotionally with a character. If I make that connection, everything else is just working on knowing their life circumstances and manifesting those through practice and research.
Joshua Leonard
What is the first thing we did when we took control of Iraq? Protect the oil fields. Remember the administration quote about how the oil would pay for the war.
Peter Schuyler
I’ll get a three-page letter and the last paragraph says ‘I know you’ll never read this, but here’s my number.’ I love to call those people because the first thing they say is, ‘Governor, I didn’t mean everything I said in the letter about you.’
Dave Heineman
The first thing my mom told me after I reached Hyderabad was that I won’t be going out on a two-wheeler.
Mithali Raj
After I saw the first thing I ever did, I got a migraine.
Claire Forlani
The first thing I ever put on the Internet was actually a beat tape, but the first thing I ever put on where I was rapping was called ‘Generation Y,’ and it was hella political.
The first thing I look forward to when I am in Delhi is to spend some time with my family. It’s always lovely coming back here and playing in front of my own people. It’s just a special place.
Virat Kohli
What do you see when you look at a representational painting? Most of the time, the first thing I see is a flat piece of canvas covered with colored patterns.
Terry Teachout
I think the first thing you should learn is how to roast a chicken. Once you can roast a chicken, you can pretty much figure out anything else. And who doesn’t like roasted chicken? It’s a classic.
Haylie Duff
I think every footballer, after 20 years playing football, the first thing that comes to your mind is to relax.
Juan Mata
Once I was finally liberated from my Kansas background, the first thing I did was get a sewing machine, because it’s 1972, and I have to look like Mick Jagger and David Bowie every single second. Taffeta jumpsuits.
Gilbert Baker
The first thing they gave me at ‘Sports Illustrated’ was a first-class air card. ‘And oh, by the way, there’s the petty cash drawer,’ they told me. ‘Take a few thousand dollars for expenses.’
Dan Jenkins
As an actor, the first thing you’re taught is, ‘Don’t look into the camera; ignore it.’
Yael Grobglas
I was constantly, always and forever, trying to perform the musical ‘Annie’ for anyone who would listen, and I have a terrible singing voice. It was the first thing that made me think I wanted to be an actress.
Sarah Paulson
Going to Europe as a budding cook opened my eyes to food in a different way. When I got to Italy, the first thing I did was put my little basil plants in the ground and watch them turn into big, healthy bushes.
Frances Mayes
If you will have a person enslaved, the first thing you must do is convince yourself that the person is subhuman. The second thing you have to do is convince your allies so you’ll have some help, and the third and probably unkindest cut of all is to convince that person that he or she is subhuman and deserves it.
Maya Angelou
The first thing I do when I get to any town is find a gym and a breakfast place, because I love breakfast.
Becky Lynch
The first thing I think about when I wake up most mornings is the fact that I’m tired. I have been tired for decades. I am tired in the morning and I am tired while becalmed in the slough of the afternoon, and I am tired in the evening, except right when I try to go to sleep.
Susan Orlean
The first thing to know about space food - it is the am

The first thing to know about space food – it is the ambiance; it is the environment. It is not the food.
John M. Grunsfeld
I feel like part of getting better at writing is knowing where to find that inspiration. Right after something happens to me, the first thing I’ll do is go write when those feelings are really, really fresh.
Troye Sivan
The first thing I did that was at all in the public eye, other than on stage, was ‘Oz,’ in which I played the head of the Aryan Brotherhood in a maximum-security prison.
J. K. Simmons
Ironically, the first thing that appealed to me about Islam was its pluralism. The fact that the Koran praises all the great prophets of the past.
Karen Armstrong
Eating is the hard part. It’s constant – you don’t ever stop from the time you wake up you eat until you go to bed. Then I wake up in the morning and the first thing I do is eat and do it all day again.
Brian Shaw
The first thing is that we’re being attacked by both the Writers Guild and the Producers Guild. Both of these groups are trying to diminish the importance and strength of the director. They’re trying to do it through both frontal and side attacks.
John Frankenheimer
It’s very difficult for me to look at politics with clear eyes. I’ll read a story in the paper and the first thing that pops into my head is, what would my dad say about that? Then I try to break out of that and think, ‘What would Said say about that,’ and then it gets complicated.
Said Sayrafiezadeh
It’s important for moms to have alone time. However, that’s the first thing that goes on a busy day. Fortunately for me, because of my job, I have to find the time to do it. At least that’s the way my mind sees it.
Cindy Crawford
If you want to oppose Trump, the first thing you should do is say, ‘I’m not going to do one thing that makes it worse.’ Because making it worse helps Trump. Part of the damage of this era is his debasement and his purposeful divisions. That’s unique in all of history.
Steve Schmidt
What I am afraid of is the first thing I was ever aware of being afraid of and what I have told my daughter countless times she need not fear: being alone in the dark. It is a small prison of emotion from which there is no escape. It is also, in its own way, a shattering revelation.
S. C. Gwynne
The first thing I remember feeling about the 2016 U.S. election was a kind of speechlessness.
Michelle Dean
When I was a kid, I built miniatures, and that was actually the first thing I did professionally in the film industry. It was a demonstrable skill that I had, so I worked as a model maker.
John Knoll
Love is so confusing – you tell a girl she looks great and what’s the first thing you do? Turn out the lights!
Robert Orben
After I did ‘Broadcast News’ and got an Academy Award nomination, the first thing I did was ‘Roe vs. Wade’ at NBC.
Holly Hunter
The first thing that any city that’s trying to create a startup community or an entrepreneurial ecosystem that’s vibrant should do is get rid of the idea that they’re trying to be like Silicon Valley.
Brad Feld
If I see something that seems out of sync with what’s already known, the first thing I do is try to find out what’s wrong with the data. Once you’ve done that, and it still seems wrong, that’s when things get interesting. It means you’ve found something new to understand.
Heidi Hammel
I wake up early in the morning and the first thing I have is almonds soaked overnight, with walnuts and raisins. Then I have one fruit – apple or pear.
Mimi Chakraborty
I so desperately hate to end these movies that the first thing I do when I’m done is write another one. Then I don’t feel sad about having to leave and everybody going away.
John Hughes
The average person in Hollywood just assumes that if you’re on a hit TV show, then that’s the first thing you’ve ever done.
Isaiah Washington
The first thing you have to do is to sequence the Neanderthal genome, and that has actually been done. The next step would be to chop this genome up into, say, 10,000 chunks and then… assemble all the chunks in a human stem cell, which would enable you to finally create a Neanderthal clone.
George M. Church