You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover’s arms can only come later when you’re sure they won’t laugh if you trip.
Jonathan Carroll

A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Lao Tzu

Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.
Maria Robinson

Let us watch well our beginnings and results will manage themselves.
Alexander Clark

He who chooses the beginning of a road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determine the end.
Harry Emerson Fosdick

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

This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.
Winston Churchill

The distance is nothing; it’s only the first step that is difficult.
Marquise du Deffand

Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress,
and working together is success.
Henry Ford

Seems like I’ve been here before, can’t remember when
I get this funny feeling, we’ll be together again;
No straight lines make up my life, all my roads have bends;
No clearcut beginnings; so far, no dead ends.
Tom Chapin

Remember tonight.. for it is the beginning of always.
Author Unknown

The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Chinese Proverb

The secret to a rich life is to have more beginnings than endings.
Dave Weinbaum

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
St. Francis of Assisi

No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning.
Native  American Proverb

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

All glory comes from daring to begin.
Eugene F. Ware

Fear not that thy life shall come to an end, but rather fear that it shall never have a beginning.
John Henry Cardinal

Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire; you will what you imagine; and at last you create what you will.
George Bernard Shaw

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

The greatest masterpieces were once only pigments on a palette.
Henry S. Hoskins

You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.
Joe Sabah

Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

You will never win if you never begin.
Helen Rowland

What appears to be the end may really be a new beginning.
Author Unknown

Updated June 22, 2009

To Love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.
Oscar Wilde

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Kahlil Gibran

Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm
Sir Winston Churchill

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