Beginnings Quotes

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

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

Making the beginning is one third of the work.

Irish Proverb

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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