Beginnings Quotes

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

In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment.

Thomas Carlyle

In my beginning is my end.

T. S. Eliot

The great majority of men are bundles of beginnings.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We have it in our power to begin the world over again.

Thomas Paine

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.

Barabra Sher

A good beginning makes a good end.

English proverb

The beginning is the half of every action.

Greek proverb

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door.

Albert Camus

But the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing.

Kate Chopin

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.


He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.


My advice to any young person at the beginning of their career is to try to look for the mere outlines of big things with their fresh, untrained, and unprejudiced mind.

Hans Selye

Every beginning is a consequence - every beginning ends some thing.

Paul Valery

The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning.

Ivy Baker Priest

It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult undertaking which, more than anything else, will determine its successful outcome.

William James

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Walt Disney

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr

Don't be afraid if things seem difficult in the beginning. That's only the initial impression. The important thing is not to retreat; you have to master yourself.

Olga Korbut

Making the beginning is one third of the work.

Irish Proverb

There are no classes in life for beginners; right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult.

Rainer Marie Rilke

The only joy in the world is to begin.

Cesare Pavese

The births of all things are weak and tender and therefore we should have our eyes intent on beginnings.

Michel E. Montaigne

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


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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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