New Beginnings Sayings and Quotes

Starting over is intimidating, but can be achieved one step at a time, one day at a time. Embrace the uncertainty of trying something different. New beginnings are an adventure waiting to be had. Let the wise and inspiring new beginnings quotes below provide motivation for a fresh start.

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.     

Martin Luther King Jr.

Let go of yesterday. Let today be a new beginning and be the best that you can, and you'll get to where God wants you to be.     

Joel Osteen

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.     


No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning.     


Dissatisfaction is a great starting point, for it is right there that we have the most power, strength, and energy to push change through.     

David DeNotaris

For last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.     

T.S. Eliot

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.     

Carl Bard

Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.     

Meister Eckhart

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.     

Lao Tzu

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

You can learn new things at any time in your life if you're willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you.     

Barabra Sher

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.     

St. Francis of Assisi

One can begin so many things with a new person! - even begin to be a better man.     

George Eliot

Morning will come, it has no choice.     

Marty Rubin

Starting over is an acceptance of a past we can't change, an unrelenting conviction that the future can be different, and the stubborn wisdom to use the past to make the future what the past was not.     

Craig D. Lounsbrough

Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.     

Richie Norton

Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page.     

Henry Ward Beecher

Begin today. Declare out loud to the universe that you are willing to let go of struggle and eager to learn through joy.     

Sarah Ban Breathnach

Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect.     

Alan Cohen

The secret to living the life of your dreams is to start living the life of your dreams today, in every little way you possibly can.     

Mike Dooley

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

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

Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.     

Henry Ford

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

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

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

Andre Gide

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