Quotation Explorer - 'Beginnings'

People observe the colors of a day at its beginnings and ends, but to me it's quiet clear that a day merges through a multitude of shades and intonations, with each passing moment. - Markus Zusak
One of the first signs of the beginnings of understanding is the wish to die. This life appears unbearable, another unattainable. One is no longer ashamed of wanting to die; one asks to be moved from the old cell, which one hates, to a new one, which one will only in time come to hate. - Franz Kafka
The strewn and tangled wreckage that litters our lives is the precious raw material from which great beginnings are forged. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I did what most writers do at their beginnings: emulated my elders, imitated my peers, thus turning away from any possibility of discovering truths beneath my skin and behind my eye. - Ray Bradbury
More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginnings of all wars. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Genuine beginnings begin within us, even when they are brought to our attention by external opportunities. - William Bridges
The peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history, yet common in our country. With a simple oath, we affirm old traditions and make new beginnings. - George W. Bush
In the midst of life’s ups and down, beginnings and endings, let us live our life, let us be joyful, let us be happy. - Debasish Mridha
If living conditions don't stop improving in this country, we're going to run out of humble beginnings for our great men. - Russell P. Askue
Spring is proof that there is beauty in new beginnings. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Fear is to begin with the end in mind. There is no end. Life is eternal. Live life knowing that the end was your past, and the future is only full of beautiful beginnings through an eternity built around God’s love. - Shannon L. Alder
From the end spring new beginnings. - Pliny the Elder
But all endings are also beginnings. We just don't know it at the time. - Mitch Albom
The quest for philosophy's beginning is idle, for everywhere in all beginnings we find only the crude, the unformed, the empty, and the ugly. What matters in all things is the higher levels. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Even the most terrible beginnings can turn into beautiful endings when the direction is changed. - Apoorve Dubey
All great beginnings start in the dark, when the moon greets you to a new day at midnight. - Shannon L. Alder
New Beginnings are in order, and you are bound to feel some level of excitement as new chances come your way. - Auliq Ice
Let us watch well our beginnings, and results will manage themselves.
Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings. - Ralph H. Blum
Depth of understanding involves something which is more than merely a matter of deconstructive alertness; it involves a measure of interpretative charity and at least the beginnings of a wide responsiveness. - Stefan Collini
I mean it takes a certain kind of maturity to live in the South these days. You don't have it yet, but you have a shadow of the beginnings of it. You haven't the humbleness of mind-" "I thought the fear of the Lord was the beginning of wisdom.""It's the same thing. Humility. - Harper Lee
love canembellish its beginningsing its blossomingand engrave its eternitiesbut can never explain its loss. - Sanober Khan
So much for endings. Beginnings are always more fun. True connoisseurs, however, are known to favor the stretch in between, since it's the hardest to do anything with. That's about all that can be said for plots, which anyway are just one thing after another, a what and a what and a what. - Margaret Atwood
Life has no happy endings, actually, no endings at all, just an ongoing series of beginnings. A story—whether it’s happy or sad, whether it makes sense or not, what its meaning is—depends entirely on where you start it and where you end it. - Judith Ryan Hendricks
I left Beijing because I wanted to be alone and to forge my own path, but I know now that no path is solitary, we all tread across other people's beginnings and ends. - Ma Jian
An Oak tree is a daily reminder that great things often have small beginnings. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Where two or more are gathered in the name of Man; that is civilization; that is Order; and that is the beginnings of brutality and suffering. - Christopher Dutton
Beginnings are so important. Just finding that right moment to introduce this character, this world, it’s everything. - Aryn Kyle
New beginnings can be painful ends. What your attitude is changes ends into new beginnings. - Maurice Duffy
If we allow our "high creativity" to remain alive, we will never be bored. We can pray, standing in line at the super market. Or we can be lost in awe at all the people around us, their lives full of glory and tragedy, and suddenly we will have the beginnings of a painting, a story, a song. - Madeleine L'Engle
Without a beginning I am pouring the whole of my existence into the building of endings, while the cross and the resurrection declare that God is incessantly building beginnings from the collapse of endings. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Have no fear in the devil and acknowledge the insecurities, mistakes of the past, and disappointments that you have long failed to accept as new beginnings and see the child within you begin to heal. - Forrest Curran
To focus solely on endings is to trade conclusions for the very beginnings that created them. And if this cycle should persist, we will likewise miss the beginning that will follow this ending. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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