Quotation Explorer - 'Begun'

Well begun is half done. - Aristotle
The Darkness has begun. There will be no dawn.
I had never seen such sorrow; it appalled me. And I was even more appalled by her attempts to overcome it, because they so plainly, pathetically failed and in failing opened up a view of the world I had only begun to suspect, where wounds did not heal, and things did not work out for the best - Tobias Wolff
When the mind has once begun to yield to the weakness of superstition, trifles impress it with the force of conviction. - Ann Radcliffe
You’re so eager to jump into something you’ve barely begun to understand. Things don’t just get handed to you. You have to fight. Prove that you are worthy and then maybe the answers will be found." - Mr. Creepy - Candace Knoebel
He who has begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin! - Horace
I have not yet begun to fight!
Take it from Richard, poor and lame, what's begun in anger ends in shame. - Benjamin Franklin
The descent to barbarism had begun with Rotterdam. It ended with Dresden and then with Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Whatever moral differences had existed when the war began were erased by its end. The victors had been morally conquered by the enemy. - David McReynolds
In this way the world market is, with regard to its immanent dynamic, 'a space in which everyone has once been a productive labourer, and in which labour has everywhere begun to price itself out of the system'. - Slavoj Žižek
Wednesday had come and gone in a single breath. As I dreamt of divine love, Picasso, and a vast field of gold, a new dawn had already begun. - Terry A. O'Neal
You don't do so well with marriage. I don't think you've begun to realize all there is for you to love. And I know you better than anyone & here's what I know about you: You have so much love to give! But I feel like you're all the time digging in the tomato bin, saying, "Where are the apples? - Elizabeth Berg
While I know that the beautiful, the spiritual, and the sublime are today suspect, I have begun to stop resisting the constant urge to deny that beauty has a valid right to exist in contemporary art.
Never read a book through merely because you have begun it. - John Witherspoon
Everything great that has ever happened to humanity has begun as a single thought in someone's mind, and if anyone of us is capable of such a thought, then all of us has the same capacity, capability, because we're all the same. - Yanni
The day had begun to feel tinny: a pretend day, a dream day, that for some unaccountable reason she had to go on and on with as if it were real. - Sarah Waters
One thing I've found... the road rarely rises up to meet you until you've begun walking. - Michele Jennae
Know this: If you are afraid of starting over, it means you have not yet begun. - Tehya Sky
We do not know today whether we are busy or idle. In times when we thought ourselves indolent we have discovered afterward that much was accomplished and much was begun in us. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In the end, no one can seek God unless he has already begun to find him. - Thomas Merton
Don't stop yourself from greatness before you've begun from fear or from self-doubt. You were put here on this planet to do great things, to pioneer change by way of your own personal uniqueness, and to express yourself and share your happiness with others. - Kaiden Blake
Whatever begun with planning, ends in a victory. - Amit Kalantri
To live a life without awakening is to leave it as it was begun. - Belsebuub
No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun! Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one! - C. JoyBell C.
You will know that forgiveness has begun when you recall those who hurt you and feel the power to wish them well. - Lewis B. Smedes
The cadence of suffering has begun. - Cesare Pavese
Beginning in itself has no value, it is an end which makes beginning meaningful, we must end what we begun. - Amit Kalantri
Environment' is a term that creates no pictures in the mind, which is why I have begun to use 'natural world' or 'living planet' instead. - George Monbiot
I can ruthlessly press my imagination out beyond its very edges, and even in such a remote place I have not begun to touch the barest periphery of God’s imagination. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
What a short time I had been given to experience love. I felt as my life had only recently begun and now it would surely end at sunrise. - Meredith T. Taylor
He who illumines one has begun illumining the world. - Matshona Dhliwayo
America has begun a spiritual reawakening. Faith and hope are being restored. Americans are turning back to God. Church attendance is up. Audiences for religious books and broadcasts are growing. And I do believe that he has begun to heal our blessed land.
We cannot afford merely to sit down and deplore the evils of city life as inevitable, when cities are constantly growing, both absolutely and relatively. We must set ourselves vigorously about the task of improving them; and this task is now well begun. - Theodore Roosevelt
When the world told the caterpillar its life was over, the butterfly objected, My life has just begun. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I wish in the city of your heartyou would let me be the streetwhere you walk when you are mostyourself. I imagine the houses:It has been raining, but the rainis done and the children kept homehave begun opening their doors. - Robley Wilson
Sometimes you are in the middle of your destiny before you even know it has begun. - Sarah Holman
I am convinced that human history has not yet begun, that we find ourselves in the last period of the prehistoric. - Bartolomeo Vanzetti
Love is begun by time; and that I see in passages of proof, time qualifies the spark and fire of it. There lives within the very flame of love a kind of wick or snuff that will abate it. - William Shakespeare
Yesterday is done. Today has just begun. I am not going let anyone's negative issues do anything to me other than inspire me to do better. - Gillian Duce
You must sit down to speak this language,It is so heavy you can't be polite or chatter in it.For once you have begun a sentence, the whole course of your life is laid out before you"-quoted in "The Geography of Bliss - Bill Holm
I had begun to see the past like this: there is a line; you can draw it yourself, or sometimes it gets drawn for you; either way, there it is, your past, a collection of people you used to be - Jamaica Kincaid
Have we even begun to be Christians? - Dorothy Day
Many lose through never starting. A job well begun is half done. - Orrin Woodward
The horror had begun. - F. Paul Wilson
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