First Things First Quotes

First Things First Quotes by Peter Drucker, Nicki Minaj, Stephen Covey, Wendell Berry, Laini Taylor, Thomas Watson, Jr. and many others.

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If there is any one secret of effectiveness, it is concentration. Effective executives do first things first and they do one thing at a time.
Peter Drucker
Ok first things first I’ll eat your brains Then Imma start rockin gold teeth & fangs
Nicki Minaj
Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.
Stephen Covey
A proper education enables young people to put their lives in order, which means knowing what things are more important than other things; it means putting first things first.
Wendell Berry
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.
Stephen Covey
I want to touch with my mouth. His mouth, with my mouth. Maybe his neck, too. But first things first: Make him aware I exist. It’s possible that he is already aware, if only in a ‘don’t step on the small girl’ kind of way.
Laini Taylor
Putting first things first means organizing and executing around your most important priorities. It is living and being driven by the principles you value most, not by the agendas and forces surrounding you.
Stephen Covey
Put First Things First! These four words cover an entire philosophy which can be applied with profit by every business leader, by every executive and by every employee.
Thomas Watson, Jr.
Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.
Peter Drucker
When first things are put first, second things are not suppressed but increased.
C. S. Lewis
If you seek eternity and light and luminosity, seek humility first … first things first.
Frederick Lenz
Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success
Stephen Covey
We women ought to put first things first. Why should we mind if men have their faces on the money, as long as we get our hands on it?
Ivy Baker Priest
Management works in the system; leadership works on the system.
Stephen Covey
Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.
Stephen Covey
How can you expect to be rescued if you don’t put first things first and act proper?
William Golding
I think he was absolutely right not to go to UN last week… First things first – that is, values and people here in their local communities, and remembering all politics is local, and trusting people more.
Patricia Hewitt