Quotes about Beginnings

The beginnings and endings of all human undertakings are untidy.

John Galsworthy

The beginnings of all things are small. [Lat., Omnium rerum principia parva sunt.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Resist beginnings: it is too late to employ medicine when the evil has grown strong by inveterate habit. [Lat., Principiis obsta: sero medicina paratur, Cum mala per longas convaluere moras.]

Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso)

In our own beginnings, we are formed out of the body's interior landscape, For a short while, our mothers' bodies are the boundaries and personal geography which are all that we know of the world.

Louise Erdrich

Beginnings are often scary, endings are often sad, but it's the middle that counts. You should remember that when you find yourself at the beginning.

Steven Rogers

There is a history in all men's lives, Figuring the nature of the times deceased, The which observed, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life, which in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasured.

William Shakespeare

Reuben, thou art my firstborn, my might, and the beginnings of my strength, the excellency of dignity, and the excellency of power: Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel; because thou wentest up to thy father's bed; then defiledst thou it: he went up to my couch.

Bede "The Bible

Youth, what man's age is like to be, doth show; We may our ends by our beginnings know.

Sir John Denham

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