Favorite Quotations ~  Beginnings & Endings, 3 Begin It Now: You Have a Purpose

"Things are always at their best in their beginnings." ~ Blaise Pascal


All beginnings are somewhat strange; but we must have patience, and little by little, we shall find things, which at first were obscure, becoming clearer. ~ Vincent De Paul

A hard beginning makes a good ending. ~ John Heywood

Never lose an opportunity to use a practical beginning, however small, for it is wonderful how often in such matters the mustard seed germinates and roots itself. ~ Florence Nightingale

Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it. ~ James Stephens, Crock of Gold

The end may justify the means as long as there is something that justifies the end. ~ Leon Trotsky

Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand and melting like a snowflake. ~ Marie Beynon Ray

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