Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
In Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Canada has at last produced a political leader worthy of assassination.
All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies.
Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.
Like a child who saves their favourite food on the plate for last, I try to save all thoughts of you for the end of the day so I can dream with the taste of you on my tongue.
Hope is the last thing a person does before they are defeated.
It doesn't really matter if you are left behind the back, but what matters is your capacity to pull and push everyone by your way to get to the front.
The longer it takes to take a step, the less time you'll have to enjoy whatever you conquer.
The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long, and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is able to protect them.
One of the things non-aboriginal Canadians learned from aboriginal people over the last 400 years is you don't have to be one thing. That's a European idea. There's multiple personalities, multiple loyalties. You can be a Winnipegger, a Manitoban, a Westerner.
Perhaps the greatest Maya mystery of all is the cause of the civilization's abrupt decline. The last dated stela erected at Tikal was put up in A.D. 869; the last anywhere in the Maya world, in 909.
I'm the last guy in the world to feel overlooked by the Academy.
If torture is going to be administered as a last resort in the ticking-bomb case, to save enormous numbers of lives, it ought to be done openly, with accountability, with approval by the president of the United States or by a Supreme Court justice.
Meryl and Katharine Hepburn are probably the two greatest actresses of this and the last century.
A company shouldn't get addicted to being shiny, because shiny doesn't last.
Coffee and smoking are the last great addictions.
I'm gonna fix that last joke by taking out all the words and adding new ones.
We are adhering to life now with our last muscle - the heart.
'Tough' is one of the last adjectives I would use to describe myself.
Torture and other forms of cruel or humiliating treatment are an affront to humanity, and the physical and psychological scars can last a lifetime.