Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.
~ Jim Rohn
The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.
~ Thomas Merton
Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won't laugh at you.
~ Jim Rohn
The most sacred place dwells within our heart, where dreams are born and secrets sleep, a mystical refuge of darkness and light, fear and conquest, adventure and discovery, challenge and transformation. Our heart speaks for our soul every moment while we are alive. Listen... as the whispering beat repeats: be...gin, be...gin, be...gin. It's really that simple. Just begin... again. ~ Royce Addington Start wherever you are and start small. ~ Rita Baily It’s a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy. ~ Lucille Ball Begin today. Declare outloud to the universe that you are willing to let go of struggle and eager to learn through joy. ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page. ~ Henry Ward Beecher Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings. ~ Ralph Blum Genuine beginnings begin within us, even when they are brought to our attention by external opportunities. ~ William Bridges Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well. ~ Buddha There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth…not going all the way, and not starting. ~ Buddha
One of these days, I’m going to publish a book of all the pictures I did not take.
~ Rene Burri When you feel that you have reached the end and that you cannot go one step further, when life seems to be drained of all purpose; what a wonderful opportunity to start all over again, to turn over a new page.
~ Eileen Caddy
Art is not thinking something up; it is the opposite - getting something down. ~ Julia Cameron The grace to be a beginner is always the best prayer for an artist. The beginner’s humility and openness lead to exploration. Exploration leads to accomplishment. All of it begins at the beginning, with the first small and scary step. ~ Julia Cameron Wherever you are is always the right place. There is never a need to fix anything, to hitch up the bootstraps of the soul and start at some higher place. Start right where you are. ~ Julia Cameron When you begin to touch your heart or let your heart be touched, you begin to discover that it's bottomless. ~ Pema Chodron Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect. ~ Alan Cohen For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin-real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life. ~ Alfred D’Souza It's easier to resist at the beginning than at the end. ~ Leonardo da Vinci The secret to living the life of your dreams is to start living the life of your dreams today, in every little way you possibly can. ~ Mike Dooley
So long as you have courage and a sense of humor, it is never too late to start life afresh.
~ Freeman Dyson Be willing to be a beginner every single morning. ~ Meister Eckhart In my beginning is my end. ~ T.S. Eliot Don't look further for answers: be the solution. You were born with everything you need to know. Make a promise to stop getting in the way of the blessing that you are. Take a deep breath, remember to have fun, and begin. ~ Jonathan H. Ellerby Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion for life. ~ Federico Fellini Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. ~ Henry Ford How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before beginning to improve the world. ~ Anne Frank We have died one thousand deaths by the age of twenty – every crossroad is a death. ~ Shari Gaynor Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge. ~ Kahlil Gibran Only begin and then the mind grows heated. Only begin and the task will be completed. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe What is not started today is never finished tomorrow. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Whatever you do or dream you can do – begin it. Boldness has genius and power and magic in it. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Life is not a dress rehearsal. Stop practicing what you're going to do and just go do it. In one bold stroke you can transform today. ~ Marilyn Grey Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful. ~ Mark Victor Hansen Everything is affected by and is part of everything else, changing constantly from one state to another. The rain becomes the river; the river surrenders to the sea and the cycle begins over again. Nothing is ever lost. The melody changes – the dance goes on. ~ Connie Harrison The beginning of knowledge is the discovery of something we do not understand. ~ Frank Herbert All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea. ~ Napoleon Hill Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything. ~ Napoleon Hill First comes thought; then organization of that thought into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination. ~ Napoleon Hill Gratitude is a form of wisdom. It is patient, loving, hopeful, and rigorously honest. It denies nothing, and it overlooks nothing. It looks reality full in the face and says: This is true, this is me, this is my situation, and I have the opportunity to build from here. This is my starting point, and I will succeed! ~ Phil Humbert In the dim background of our mind, we know what we ought to be doing but somehow we cannot start. ~ William James It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome. ~ William James 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 There are some things one can only achieve by a deliberate leap in the opposite direction. ~ Franz Kafka All human knowledge thus begins with intuitions, proceeds thence to concepts, and ends with ideas. ~ Immanuel Kant Don't worry about being worried. You're heading out on an adventure and you can always change your mind along the way and try something else. ~ Tracy Kidder Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Inexperience is an asset. Embrace it. ~ Wendy Kopp The end is the beginning of all things, suppressed and hidden, awaiting to be released through the rhythm of pain and pleasure. ~ Krishnamurti To be born is to start the journey towards death. ~ Madeleine L’Engle New Year's Day is every man's birthday. ~ Charles Lamb There will be a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning. ~ Louis L'Amour A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. ~ Lao Tsu
Great indeed is the sublimity of the creative, to which all beings owe their beginning and which permeates all heaven.
~ Lao Tzu If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence. ~ Lao Tzu
In creating, the only hard thing's to begin; a grass-blade's no easier to make than an oak.
~ James Lowell Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster. Your life will never be the same again. ~ Og Mandino Don't wait for something big to occur. Start where you are, with what you have, and that will always lead you into something greater. ~ Mary Manin Morrissey Baby step by baby step, you have what you need right now to start moving in the direction of your happiest dreams. ~ Marta Davidovich Ockuly
The dream and the dreamer are always matched. You could not have a dream without the means, right now, to begin it.
~ Marta Davidovich Ockuly The only joy in the world is to begin. ~ Cesare Pavese The beginning is the most important part of the work. ~ Plato Earth, ourselves, breathe and awaken, leaves are stirring, all things moving, new day coming, life renewing. ~ Pawnee Prayer The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning. ~ Ivy Baker Priest I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning. ~ J. B. Priestly Your present circumstances don't determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start. ~ Nido Qubein Some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end. Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what’s going to happen next. Delicious ambiguity. ~ Gilda Radner Begin doing what you want to do now. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand – and melting like a snowflake. ~ Marie Beyon Ray Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. ~ Maria Robinson Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins. ~ Jim Rohn With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. ~ Theodore Roosevelt I dream of men who take the next step instead of worrying about the next thousand steps. ~ Theodore Roosevelt And you? When will you begin your long journey into yourself? ~ Rumi If all you can do is crawl, start crawling. ~ Rumi Your mind, this globe of awareness, is a starry universe. When you push off with your foot, a thousand new roads become clear. ~ Rumi Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. ~ Saint Francis of Assisi
I'm an idealist. I don't know where I'm going, but I'm on my way.
~ Carl Sandburg You will never win if you never begin. ~ Robert H. Schuller I can do no other than be reverent before everything that is called life. That is the beginning and the foundation of all ethics. ~ Albert Schweitzer All great things have small beginnings. ~ Peter Senge 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 Sher You don’t need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating. ~ Barbara Sher Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do. ~ Liz Smith A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be. ~ Bruce Springsteen I wake up every morning with a great desire to live joyfully. ~ Alexandra Stoddard I think there is something more important than believing: Action! The world is full of dreamers. There aren’t enough who will move ahead and begin to take concrete steps to actualize their vision. ~ W. Clement Stone Just as appitite comes by eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning. ~ Igor Stravinsky 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 Let us all meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. ~ Mother Teresa
Once we’re thrown off our habitual paths, we think all is lost, but it’s only here that the new and the good begins.
~ Leo Tolstoy The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret to getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks and then starting on the first one. ~ Mark Twain Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. ~ Vincent van Gogh All glory comes from daring to begin. ~ Eugene F. Ware To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
~ Oscar Wilde
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