Getting Started Sayings and Quotes

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

Getting started is the most difficult thing to do; once you file it out, they rest of the journey is as soft as the straw. Be a good beginner.     

Israelmore Ayivor

The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started.     

Dawson Trotman

Getting started, keeping going, getting started again - in art and in life, it seems to me this is the essential rhythm not only of achievement but of survival, the ground of convinced action, the basis of self-esteem and the guarantee of credibility in your lives, credibility to yourselves as well as to others.     

Seamus Heaney

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.     

Mark Twain

The secrets of success are getting started and being persistent.     

Debasish Mridha

The single most important factor to getting rich is getting started, not being the smartest person in the room.     

Ramit Sethi

If you have a dream, you can spend a lifetime studying, planning, and getting ready for it. What you should be doing is getting started.     

Drew Houston

The only thing that stands between you and grand success in living are these two things: getting started and never quitting!     

Robert H. Schuller

However, don't let perfectionism become an excuse for never getting started.     

Marilu Henner

The hardest thing about getting started, is getting started.     

Guy Kawasaki

You have to take what you could get when you're getting started.     


Getting started as a volunteer anywhere can be a challenge to a lot of people. The biggest hurdle is that people think they have to give all of their spare time. But if you only have a half hour, you can still make a difference. Assisting with small tasks is invaluable.     

Jackie Joyner-Kersee