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94+ Best Beginning Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational beginning quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous beginning quotes

You could consider a new beginning as the start of a new year. A fresh start, a new goal, a year to make your dreams come true. Be determined and persevere. – Catherine Pulsifer

I realize there’s something incredibly honest about trees in winter, how they’re experts at letting things go. – Jeffrey McDaniel

Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. – Guy Finley

The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life. –Steve Jobs

The beginning is the most important part of the work. – Plato

Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose – not the one you began with perhaps, but one you’ll be glad to remember.” –Anne Sullivan

You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down. – Mary Pickford

Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It’s the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill

It is never too late to be what you might have been. – George Eliot

Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward. – C. S. Lewis

And now let us welcome the new year, full of things that never were. – Rainer Maria Rilke

Do not despise humble beginnings. The Son of God began His life in a humble manger. – Miriam Kinai

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born. – Dale Turner

The beginning is always today. – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.” –Ralph Blum

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. – Maria Robinson

Let’s forget the baggages of the past and make a new beginning. – Shahbaz Sharif

Every moment is a fresh beginning. – T.S. Eliot

Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning. – Desmond Tutu

Be willing to be a beginner every single morning. – Meister Eckhart

Every day is a chance to begin again. Don’t focus on the failures of yesterday, start today with positive thoughts and expectations. – Catherine Pulsifer

Let go of yesterday. Let today be a new beginning and be the best that you can, and you’ll get to where God wants you to be. – Joel Osteen

All beginnings are delightful; the threshold is the place to pause. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are. – John Pierpont “J.P.” Morgan

Every beginning is difficult, but it gets easier from there on. – Erki Nool

No matter how hard the past is, you can always begin again. – Buddha

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Lao Tzu

Champions keep playing until they get it right. – Billie Jean King

Every beginning is a consequence every beginning ends some thing. – Paul Valery

Celebrate endings – for they precede new beginnings. – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. – Seneca

Begin today. Declare out loud to the universe that you are willing to let go of struggle and eager to learn through joy.” –Sarah Ban Breathnach

All endings are also beginnings. We just don’t know it at the time. – Mitch Albom

Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life. – Robin Sharma

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings. – Lao Tzu

Every day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what might have been, and look at what can be. – Marsha Petrie Sue

We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come. – Joseph Campbell

Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful. – Prince

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. – Henry Ford

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are. – J.P. Morgan

A beginning is the end of something, always. – Spider Robinson

Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect. – Alan Cohen

It’s a wise man who understands that every day is a new beginning, because boy, how many mistakes do you make in a day? I don’t know about you, but I make plenty. You can’t turn the clock back, so you have to look ahead. – Mel Gibson

Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future. – Daphne Rose Kingma

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. – Seneca

One can begin so many things with a new person – even begin to be a better man. – George Eliot

No one can ever take your memories from you – each day is a new beginning, make good memories every day. –Catherine Pulsifer

Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start. – Nido Qubein

Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to man. – Plato

Starting over is an acceptance of a past we can’t change, an unrelenting conviction that the future can be different, and the stubborn wisdom to use the past to make the future what the past was not. – Craig D. Lounsbrough

Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. – Martin Luther King Jr.

Life is about change, sometimes it’s painful, sometimes it’s beautiful, but most of the time it’s both. – Kristin Kreuk

A beginning is that which does not itself follow anything by causal necessity, but after which something naturally is or comes to be. – Aristotle

Every day is a fresh beginning, every morn is the world made new. – Sarah Chauncey Woolsey

Although no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. – Carl Bard

Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster. – William Throsby Bridges

It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live. – Marcus Aurelius

Realize that if a door closed, it’s because what was behind it wasn’t meant for you. – Mandy Hale

It’s never too late to become who you want to be. I hope you live a life that you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

Rather than turning the page, it’s much easier to just throw the book away. – Anthony Liccione

Great beginnings are not as important as the way one finishes. – James Dobson

Perhaps that is where our choice lies — in determining how we will meet the inevitable end of things, and how we will greet each new beginning. – Elana K. Arnold

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth… not going all the way, and not starting. –Buddha

The beginning of atonement is the sense of its necessity. – Lord Byron

Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction. – Germany Kent

It turned out that sometimes it’s enough to start doing things differently now. – Laini Taylor

Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until have accomplished a purpose not the one you began with perhaps, but one you’ll be glad to remember. – Anne Sullivan

No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun!

Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one! – C. JoyBell C.

Sometimes we can only find our true direction when we let the wind of change carry us – Mimi Novic

Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. – Henry Ford

What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from. – T.S. Eliot

No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning. – American Indian Proverb

To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness. – Confucius

I discovered that a fresh start is a process. A fresh start is a journey – a journey that requires a plan. – Vivian Jokotade

Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. – Herman Hesse

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are. – Leonardo da Vinci

The beginning is the most important part of the work. –Plato

A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct. – Frank Herbert

Nourish beginnings, let us nourish beginnings. Not all things are blest, but the seeds of all things are blest. The blessing is in the seed. – Muriel Rukeyser

Beginnings are apt to be shadowy and so it is the beginnings of the great mother life, the sea. – Rachel Carson

Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop. – Lewis Carroll

You can learn new things at any time in your life if you’re willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you. – Barbara Shur

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. – Mark Twain

There will come a time when you believe everything is finished; that will be the beginning. – Louis L’Amour

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth not going all the way, and not starting. – Buddha

Change can be scary, but you know what’s scarier? Allowing fear to stop you from growing, evolving, and progressing. – Mandy Hale

Before any beginning, there needs to be a plan of how you are going to get to the end. If you do not create a plan, it is like deciding to play football without the ball. – Byron Pulsifer

Your life does not get better by chance. It gets better by change. – Jim Rohn

There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning. – Louis L’Amour

Beginning to think is beginning to be undermined. – Albert Camus

He who chooses the beginning of a road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determine the end. – Harry Emerson Fosdick

Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. – Oprah Winfrey

Beginnings are usually scary, and endings are usually sad, but it’s everything in between that makes it all worth living. – Bob Marley

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