Starting Over Sayings and Quotes

Sometimes we need to hit the reset button on life. While this process isn’t as easy as rebooting our electronics, starting fresh can pay off in the long run. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful starting over quotes.


Every new beginning comes from some other beginnings end.     

Seneca

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

Making the beginning is one third of the work.     

Irish Proverb

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

George Matthew Adams

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.     

Albert Einstein

The beginning is always today.     

Mary Shelley

You raze the old to raise the new.     

Justina Chen Headley

Rather than turning the page, it's much easier to just throw the book away.     

Anthony Liccione

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

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

Wayne Dyer

I found myself starting over and needed an outlet, a way to channel a seething debris of rage left over from the divorce and my slowly deteriorating self-esteem and confidence.     

Donna Isaacson

If you really want to live you'd better start at once to try. If you don't, it doesn't really matter but you'd better start to die.     

W.H. Auden

Hope is a renewable option: if you run out of it at the end of the day, you get to start over in the morning.     

Barbara Kingsolver

When you feel that you have reached the end and you cannot go one step further, when life seems to be drained of all purpose; what a wonderful opportunity to start all over again, to turn over a new page.     

Eileen Caddy

To start over after failing the initial dream is part of our maturing process.     

Kathleen de Azevedo

A man needs a reason to ride this country. When people feel the morning sun on them, they want to get up and start over.     

Randolph Scott

My mother told me always to count to ten. And if that doesn't do the trick, start over again.     

Lucille Ball

Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose--not the one you began with perhaps, but one you'll be glad to remember.     

Annie Sullivan

It ain't nothing to find no starting place in the world. You just start from where you find yourself.     

August Wilson

I had already invested so much time and energy into this project. Starting over felt like an exhausting option.     

Alexandra Franzen

Forgive yourself your failures, but resume. Fall down, pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start over again. One teacher liked to say ' Fall down nine times, get up ten.' Start over.     

James Ishmael Ford

If we understand the momentary nature of realization, then each moment becomes a great opportunity for us. It is the opportunity for practice, for realization. Each moment is precious, because we have the opportunity to start fresh and to see, nakedly, the dharmakaya once again and experience a moment of enlightenment.     

Anyen Rinpoche