81 New Beginning Quotes

Starting over, or turning over a new leaf can feel scary because it's all about 'change'. But if you want to improve and to evolve as a person, you have to move forward. Whether that's a new relationship, a new home or a fresh look at your life and routines, I am sure that these New Beginnings Quotes will encourage and inspire you to focus on the positives. Be uplifted and encouraged by all the new possibilities and opportunities that are going to come your way! Too many people just 'keep on keeping on' - living the same type of day over and over because it's familiar and feels 'safe' (even though it might be unhealthy). New Beginnings are about opening doors, stepping forward and embracing the new. We hope you enjoy these New Beginning Quotes! Check out the Life Events Quotes too, which can help us create new chapters in our lives.

Published by: Catherine Pulsifer and Ben Gillison

    Uplifting and Positive New Beginning Quotes

    Be inspired and motivated by these uplifting quotes about starting over and starting afresh. Let your focus be on the positive as you begin, be determined and persevere.

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  1. Even the greatest was once a beginner. Don't be afraid to take that first step. Muhammad Ali
    Famous Quotes

  2. The secret to a rich life is to have more beginnings than endings." Dave Weinbaum
    Quotes on Life Lessons

  3. "Don't be afraid if things seem difficult in the beginning. That's only the initial impression. The important thing is not to retreat; you have to master yourself." Olga Korbut
    Believe In Yourself

  4. "First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination." Napoleon Hill

  5. "The distance is nothing; it's only the first step that is difficult." Marquise du Deffand

  6. Discontent is the first necessity of progress. Thomas Edison
  7. "Discontent is the first necessity of progress." Thomas Edison

  8. "Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises." Demosthenes

  9. This altered perspective can be the beginning of a fundamental and enduring change in your relationship to your feelings; you can, if all goes well, cease to be their slave. Robert Wright , Why Is Buddhism True

  10. "We are meant to keep focused for new life, for new beginnings, for new experiences, and to use our abilities to move beyond all those things that may serve as excuses to confine us to the now." Byron Pulsifer

  11. Making the beginning is one third of the work. Irish Proverb
  12. "Making the beginning is one third of the work." Irish Proverb
    Irish Quotes and Sayings

  13. "A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step." Lao-Tsu
    Cute Life Quotes

  14. The start of something new brings the hope of something great, ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE. Author Unknown

  15. "The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing." Walt Disney
    Actions Speak Louder Than Words

  16. "Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness, and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again." Og Mandino

  17. One paints the beginning of a certain end. The other, the end of a sure beginning. Maya Angelou
  18. "One paints the beginning of a certain end. The other, the end of a sure beginning." Maya Angelou, Passing Time

  19. "When faced with a large project, remember you move a mountain one stone at a time." Catherine Pulsifer

  20. New beginnings are exciting! They become exciting to us because they offer the promise of hope, the anticipation of change in our lives, and the prospect that our dreams will indeed come true! Squire Rushnell, When God Winks on New Beginnings

  21. Let your first success be just a beginning. Let your dreams chase you. Amit Ahlawat, Seven Ways To Sustained Happiness

  22. As you begin to live a more positive life, it simply makes sense that you take a look at your dreams and goals to see if you are living in a way that will best allow you to accomplish them. Chris Johnston, 101 Greatest Life Lessons, Inspiration and Quotes From Joel Osteen
    Positive Life Quotes

  23. There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning. Louis L'Amour

  24. The bad news is that most people give up; they settle for second best; they don't start over; they stay stuck. Please don't allow that to be you. Doug Fields, Fresh Start
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  25. You need to learn from your mistakes to start a new beginning...Ivan Hakin
  26. You need to learn from your mistakes to start a new beginning because if you stop then you will not able to accomplish your goals in life. Ivan Hakin, The Fastest Way to Accomplish a Goal
    New Start Quotes

  27. No one can ever take your memories from you - each day is a new beginning, make good memories every day. Catherine Pulsifer

  28. New Beginnings Quotes That Will Make You Smile

    While these new beginning quotes may make you smile you will find wisdom in these words when you think about them. With a smile, you could consider these quotes as a starting point to consider changing things in your life.

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  29. "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
    Funny Quotes

  30. "Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won't laugh at you." Jim Rohn

  31. "Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step." Martin Luther King Jr.

  32. "With the possible exception of the equator, everything begins somewhere." Peter Robert Fleming
    New Month Quotes

  33. "The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be the beginning." Ivy Baker Priest
    Positive Quotes

  34. After you've done a thing the same way for two years, look it over carefully. After five years, look at it with suspicion. And after ten years, throw it away and start all over. Alfred Edward Perlman
    Moving Forward

  35. No ship ventures out of port if there is an expectation of the potential of sailing into harm's way. As such, you shouldn't venture down a new path until you have a series of supportive people alongside of you. These supportive people will provide on-going motivation when you hit those hurdles. Byron Pulsifer, Inspirational Torpedoes

  36. As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning. Cris Jami
    Best Motivational Quotes

  37. "All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant's revolving door." Albert Camus
    Funny Quotes about Life

  38. "Although you literally took your first step when you were several months old, each time you want to make a change in your life you must take a first step that puts you in that new direction." Susan Caplan McCarthy, Quotations to Motivate You at the Beginning of Your Journey
    Live Life

  39. New Beginning Quotes to Enrich Each Day

    None of us know what tomorrow holds. Today is the only day you are guaranteed. Let these new beginning quotes be ones that give you inspirational words for your day.

    Be willing to be a beginner every single morning. Meister Eckhart
  40. "Be willing to be a beginner every single morning." Meister Eckhart
    Good Day Quotes

  41. Like the threads of a tapestry, today’s painting might pull on threads that stretch back many years and stitch them in with something brand new and that I’ve just seen. Richard Pikesley, Landscape Painting

  42. "Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close." John Ruskin

  43. In the end, you will understand that it was simpler than you envisioned when you were beginning. Will turman, How To Work From Home Successfully.
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  44. New beginnings are starting daily through every new morning opening new wonders and mercies of healings and blessings of opportunity to nurture the soul. Rosalee Ervin, New Beginnings -

  45. Time is the beginning of all philosophical exploration. Asher D. Biemann, Inventing New Beginnings

  46. If you wish to be happy right from the beginning of your day, then it is about time to leave behind your past. Lorin Hopper, Wake Up Happy

  47. Each day is a new beginning, the chance to do with it what should be done and not to be seen as simply another day to put in time. Catherine Pulsifer
    New Day Quotes

  48. Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Quote of The Day

  49. New Beginning Quotes to Consider As You Think About Starting Over

    The thought of a new start can be overwhelming. Let these quotes encourage and inspire you to take that first step as you move forward.

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  50. Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. Theodore Roosevelt
    Short Positive Quotes

  51. Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over." Guy Finley
    Letting Go

  52. New beginnings bring new possibilities. A chance to this time get it right. Lynn M. McHale, There's Got to be a Better Way
    Taking Chances

  53. Don't let the lessons, the experiences of the past, dampen your enthusiasm for beginnings. Just because it's been hard doesn't mean it will always be that difficult. Melody Beattie, Journey to the Heart

  54. Just wishing does nothing for your life, but when you actually commit to taking action to make that wish come true your life takes on new meaning. Catherine Pulsifer, May Is Not Just For Flowers
    Meaningful Quotes

  55. To make lasting change in your life . . . means that some sort of work is involved. This work means effort, continuing commitment, and the grit to keep moving forward when it becomes a lot easier to quit. Byron Pulsifer, Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained

  56. Unfortunately, negativity becomes habitual for many of us. However, it's never too late to turn our lives around, to laugh instead of complain. Karen Casey, Each Day a New Beginning

  57. Each moment in history is a fleeting time, precious and unique. But some stand out as moments of beginning, in which courses are set that shape decades or centuries. Richard Nixon
    Words of Encouragement

  58. The fear of failure is a common motivation killer. People don't try something new because they fear they will fail at it. Cary Bergeron

  59. It's never too late to go for a dream or make a change in your life. You can reinvent yourself, build a new career and maintain a positive outlook on life, at any age - even when your world is collapsing around you. Michele Laine, Stronger Than The Storm
    Follow Your Dream Quotes

  60. True mastery of a skill was only the beginning step to understanding it. Yoda
    Star Wars Quotes

  61. When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense. Kahlil Gibran
    Common Sense

  62. "Traveling is not just seeing the new; it is also leaving behind. Not just opening doors; also closing them behind you, never to return. But the place you have left forever is always there for you to see whenever you shut your eyes." Jan Myrdal

  63. Part of the process of beginning anew, or changing directions is to know where you want to go. I know this sounds simplistic and easy, but this is one of the most difficult of choices to make with clarity. Byron Pulsifer, May Is Not Just For Flowers

  64. There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth… not going all the way, and not starting. Buddha

  65. "Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt." Francis Bacon

  66. Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us anymore than without us: there have been many circulations of the sap before we detect the smallest sign of the bud. George Eliot

  67. 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

  68. Everything begins at the beginning, and quite often the beginning begins when you shift your mind in a new direction. Louie Herron, Driven By F.I.R.E

  69. Before any beginning, there needs to be a plan of how you are going to get to the end. If you do not create a plan, it is like deciding to play football without the ball. Byron Pulsifer, Achieving Goals
    Inspirational Quotes

  70. For better it is to make a beginning of that which may lead to something, than to engage in a perpetual struggle and pursuit in courses which have no exit. Francis Bacon, Complete Works of Francis Bacon
    Life and Struggles

  71. Do not despise humble beginnings. The Son of God began His life in a humble manger. Miriam Kinai

  72. Our life is an apprenticeship to the truth that around every circle another can be drawn; that there is no end in nature, but every end is a beginning, and under every deep a lower deep opens. Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Life Quotes

  73. Quotes for Events in Life That Are A New Beginning

    Events in our lives can be life transforming. It may be a new career, a new baby, a new relationship, a retirement, marriage, graduation, a milestone birthday, or any of the major events we all face in our lives. With each of these events we face a new beginning, a time to learn and grow; a new chapter in our life. Let these quotes inspire and uplift you to look forward with enthusiasm and optimism.

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  74. Retirement is not just walking away from work; it is also walking toward something new. Sara Yogev, A Couple's Guide to Happy Retirement

  75. Reflecting on my previous career, it took me 20 years to realize success. I laughed at myself for thinking this new career would be a success in one year. Catherine Pulsifer, Your Attitude Determines Your Future

  76. Retirement is a NEW beginning, your chance to reset life, expand on your interests and find new opportunities for your best retired years. Wendy S. Fisher, Retirement Planning: Ready to UN-Retire?

  77. Graduation is a time of completion, of finishing, of an ending, however, it is also a time of celebration of achievement and a beginning for the new graduate. Catherine Pulsifer
    Graduation Quotes

  78. Happiness in marriage begins long before you say, "I do." By rediscovering and practicing the divine design for courtship before marriage, you'll help ensure lasting love and fulfillment in marriage. Stephen Wood, The ABCs of Choosing a Good Husband

  79. Think of aging as a new beginning and making the most of what you've got and what you didn't have time to enjoy before! Susie Harper, Aging: What Really Matters

  80. "Your birthday should be celebrated like New Year's day, a time of welcoming a new year, a time for reflection over the past year, and a time for new goals to be set." Kate Summers
    Birthday Quotes

  81. It is important that you make sure that your boundaries are made clear at the beginning of a relationship. Jeffrey Dawson, Boundaries
    Relationship Quotes

  82. "The draft you feel after your heart has been broken is simply the essential airing out of your soul to help establish fresh, new beginnings." Michelle C. Ustaszeski
    Love and Life

  83. "One of the most powerful handclasps is that of a new grandbaby around the finger of a grandfather." Joy Hargrove

  84. "Everything in life starts as a seed - a relationship, a marriage, a business, a church. And nothing happens until the seed is planted." Rick Warren
    Famous Quotes about Life

  85. "The Bible is very clear on life and death. Death is not the end but a beginning." Jason A. Ponzio, Devotional Thoughts for Everyday

  86. New Beginning Quotes to Inspire the Start of A New Year

    New Years is considered by many people to be a time of new beginnings, fresh starts, a time to wipe the slate clean. The start of the year can be the time when you evaluate where you are and where you want to go. You can develop new and better goals to take you in the direction of the life you would like to have. Starting afresh at the beginning of the year can give you hope and optimism for a happier future.

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  87. "January 1 is a beginning of a new year
    One that I hope for you is full of cheer.
    A year that brings all that you hope for
    And may you find even more."
    Catherine Pulsifer
    New Year Wishes

  88. All of us want to make changes in our lives, and while we should not have to wait until the beginning of a new year to make some of them, it's actually a very good time to make the change. It's truly a new beginning and it provides a launching point to boost the difference you are going to make. Preston Brady III, New Year Resolutions

  89. New Year's Day is every man's birthday. Charles Lamb
    Happy Birthday Wishes

  90. Let this coming year be better than all the others. Vow to do some of the things you've always wanted to do but couldn't find the time. Ann Landers
    New Year Quotes

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