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«At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done, then they see it can be done - then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago»
«Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight is said to be the only truth»
«At first, I am giving energy to the creation, but later the creation seems to be giving energy to me.»
«Facts which at first seem improbable will, even on scant explanation, drop the cloak which has hidden them and stand forth in naked and simple beauty.»
«At first a woman doesn't want anything but a husband, but just as soon as she gets one, she wants everything else in the world»
Author: Elbert Hubbard | About: Marriage, Women | Keywords: at first, husband
«Beauty is all very well at first sight; but whoever looks at it when it has been in the house three days ?»
«All evolution in thought and conduct must at first appear as heresy and misconduct.»
«All the great speakers were bad speakers at first»
«A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it the superficial appearance of being right, and raises at first a formidable outcry in defense of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason.»
«Conscience is but a word that cowards use, / Devised at first to keep the strong in awe.»