New Beginnings Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old new beginnings quotes, new beginnings sayings, and new beginnings proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


A time comes when you need to stop waiting for the man you want to become and start being the man you want to be.     

Bruce Springsteen

What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.

J. B. Priestly

You don't need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating.

Barbara Sher

Genuine beginnings begin within us, even when they are brought to our attention by external opportunities.     

William Throsby Bridges

Good seasons start with good beginnings.     

Sparky Anderson

If your ship doesn't come in, swim out to it.

Jonathan Winters

Every day is a fresh beginning, Every morn is the world made new.     

Sarah Chauncey Woolsey

The journey of a thousand leagues begins with a single step. So we must never neglect any work of peace within our reach, however small.

Adlai E. Stevenson

You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.

Joe Sabah

What the caterpillar calls the end the rest of the world calls a butterfly.     

Lao Tzu

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.

Andre Gide

The beginning is always today.

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.     

T.S. Eliot

Every day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what might have been, and look at what can be.     

Marsha Petrie Sue

The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: Decide what you want.     

Ben Stein

If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.      

Paulo Coelho

Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.     

Dale Turner

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.     

Liz Smith