Favorite Quotations ~  Beginnings & Endings, 2 Mother Night

"In my beginning is my end." ~ T.S. Eliot

Creation of Adam

A good beginning is half the battle. ~ Portuguese Proverb

Gradualness, gradualness, and gradualness. From the very beginning of your work, school yourself to severe gradualness in the accumulation of knowledge. ~ Ivan Pavlov

I think for anyone who's gone through a crisis, there comes a turning point, an epiphany, that marks the beginning of the end. ~ Deborah Norville

If you must begin then go all the way, because if you begin and quit, the unfinished business you have left behind begins to haunt you all the time. ~ Chögyam Trungpa

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. ~ Sally Berger

It is the nature of beginning that something new is started which cannot be expected from whatever may have happened before. This character of startling unexpectedness is inherent in all beginnings. ~ Hannah Arendt

The past is but the beginning of a beginning and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn. ~ H. G. Wells

If we don't start, it's certain we can't arrive. ~ Zig Ziglar

It is much easier to begin than to end. ~ Plautus

Beginnings are apt to be shadowy. ~ Rachel Carson

The beginnings of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing. ~ Kate Chopin

All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. ~ Albert Camus

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