Starting Over Sayings and Quotes

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

If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.


A Sunrise is God's way of saying, "Let's start again.

Todd Stocker

It's humbling to start fresh. It takes a lot of courage. But it can be reinvigorating. You just have to put your ego on a shelf & tell it to be quiet.     

Jennifer Ritchie Payette

Sometimes, all you have to do is forget what you feel and remember what you deserve.


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 secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.


Every new beginning comes from some other beginnings end.     


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

Joe Sabah

Starting all over again is not that bad because when you restart, you get another chance to make things right.

Ryan Ferreras

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you're not going to stay where you are.     

John Pierpont Morgan

It's never too late - never too late to start over, never too late to be happy.

Jane Fonda

Begin your life today, and again tomorrow.

Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To change ones life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly.     

William James

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, Begin it now.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The distance is nothing; it's only the first step that is difficult.     

Marquise Du Deffand

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Walt Disney

Starting over can be challenging, but also it can be a great opportunity to do things differently.     

Catherine Pulsifer

Making the beginning is one third of the work.

Irish Proverb

You leave old habits behind by starting out with the thought, 'I release the need for this in my life'.

Wayne Dyer

It is no disgrace to start all over. It is usually an opportunity.     

George Matthew Adams