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Beginning Quotes

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

Author: Ivy Baker


Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

Author: Carl Bard


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

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

In my beginning is my end.

Author: T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)

Profession: American-born British Poet, Critic

The great majority of men are bundles of beginnings.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

With the possible exception of the equator, everything begins somewhere.

Author: Peter Robert Fleming (1907-1971)

Profession: British Travel Writer, Journalist

A hard beginning maketh a good ending.

Author: John Heywood (1497-1580)

Profession: British Dramatist, Proverb Collection

The truth is at the beginning of anything and its end are alike touching.

Author: Yoshida Kenko


All this will not be finished in the first one hundred days. Nor will it be finished in the first thousand days, nor in the life of this administration, nor even perhaps in our lifetime on this planet. But let us begin.

Author: John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Profession: Thirty-fifth President of the USA

Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

A good beginning makes a good end.

Author: English Proverb

Profession: Sayings of British Origin

The beginning is the half of every action.

Author: Greek Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Greek Origin

Whenever a thing is done for the first time, it releases a little demon.

Author: Dave Sim


Every exit is an entry somewhere else.

Author: Tom Stoppard (1937)

Profession: Czech Playwright