As a former teacher and a mother and grandmother I know firsthand the importance of a quality education.
I have seen firsthand that agricultural science has enormous potential to increase the yields of small farmers and lift them out of hunger and poverty.
It helps immerse yourself in what you potentially want to do. Being involved learning firsthand and observing the craft and absorbing all you can makes it easier to define what you want. It will also ultimately make you a better Chef. Culinary school or even a single class is a great bet too.
It's hard for me to imagine that some people in the CIA who had firsthand knowledge would be unable to recognize that this would be helpful information for a soldier's death.
I wish I had known more firsthand about the concerns and problems of American businesspeople while I was a U.S. senator and later a presidential nominee. That knowledge would have made me a better legislator and a more worthy aspirant to the White House.
The good news is Americans know firsthand the benefits of a free market - more choices lower prices higher quality - and there is no reason why we cannot help them see these same benefits in health care.
If someone is making a judgment when they don't have firsthand experience it's intolerant. How can you make a judgment on something you don't know about?
Our dreams are firsthand creations rather than residues of waking life. We have the capacity for infinite creativity at least while dreaming we partake of the power of the Spirit the infinite Godhead that creates the cosmos.
Beatbullying's 'The Big March 2012' is such a brilliant campaign and I am very proud to be a part of it. I have been a victim of cyber bullying myself and I know firsthand just how hurtful it can be. People think that they can hide behind computers and send nasty and hurtful comments to people and this is wrong.
I've seen firsthand that being president doesn't change who you are. It reveals who you are.