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The character of greatness must be measured in two ways, else the measurement is flawed. First, and by far most popular of all, is by one's ability to succeed in times of trial where others may fail. But of no less importance, and perhaps foundational to any form of greatness, is one's willingness to start over in spite of failure, when success seems farthest away.

Guy Finley

The quicker we humans learn that saving open space and wildlife is critical to our welfare and quality of life, maybe we'll start thinking of doing something about it

Jim Fowler

And it is time for those who talk about family values to start valuing families.

Senator John Kerry

Future is purely a mental construct — an illusion — because you never exist in the future, only in the present. By using a consistent, internally congruent vision of the future to make decisions day after day, you start to build momentum, and you’ll ultimately achieve your goals.

Steve Pavlina

Successful colleges will start laying plans for a new stadium; unsuccessful ones will start hunting a new coach

Will Rogers

If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all.

Dan Rather

Adventure must start with running away from home

William Bolitho

Even the wildest dreams have to start somewhere. Allow yourself the time and space to let your mind wander and your imagination fly.

Oprah Winfrey

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

When there is a start to be made, don't step over! Start where you are.

Edgar Cayce

We must start with the reality that corporations cannot guarantee anyone a lifetime job any more than corporations have a guarantee of immortality.

John Snow

Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is.

Bob Feller

You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.

John J. Plomp

Many people look forward to the New Year for a new start on old habits.

Unknown

Researchers at Harvard say that taking a power nap for an hour in the afternoon can totally refresh you. They say that by the time you wake up you'll feel so good, you'll be able to start looking for a new job.

Jay Leno

Stop the habit of wishful thinking and start the habit of thoughtful wishes.

Mary Martin

The only way we can develop muscle is through regular exercise. As soon as we stop stretching and working toward higher ethics, our standards start to sag. The muscle gets soft, and instead of excellence we have to settle for mediocrity. Maybe something even worse.

Price Pritchett

I am in favor of preserving the French habit of kissing the hands of ladies. After all one must start somewhere.

Sacha Guitry

Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.

Dr. Joyce Brothers

Adolescence is the time in life when girls quit believing in fairy tales and start to believe in love.

Unknown

Throw out an alarming alarm clock. If the ring is loud and strident, you're waking up to instant stress. You shouldn't be bullied out of bed, just reminded that it's time to start your day.

Sharon Gold

If you must play, decide upon three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time.

Chinese Proverb

I never get the accountants in before I start up a business. It's done on gut feeling, especially if I can see that they are taking the mickey out of the consumer.

Richard Branson

There are some who start their retirement long before they stop working.

Robert Half

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