1.“Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.”
2.“Do what is right, not what is easy nor what is popular.” —Roy T. Bennett, author.
3.“There will come a time when you believe everything is finished; that will be the beginning.”
4.“Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect.”
5.“Every day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what might have been, and look at what can be.”
6.“At any given moment, you have the power to say: this is not how the story is going to end.” —Christine Mason Miller, author.
7.“Never allow waiting to become a habit. Live your dreams and take risks. Life is happening now.”
8.“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.”
9.“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” —Desmond Tutu.
10.“Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”
11.“Every day is a chance to begin again. Don’t focus on the failures of yesterday, start today with positive thoughts and expectations.”
12.“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.”
13.“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” —John A. Shedd, author and professor.
14.“If you’re serious about changing your life, you’ll find a way. If you’re not, you’ll find an excuse.” —Jen Sincero, author.
15.“A new day: Be open enough to see opportunities. Be wise enough to be grateful. Be courageous enough to be happy.”
16.“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” —Stephen King, author.
17.“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” —Arthur Ashe, American tennis player.
18.“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” —Albert Einstein.
19.“You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.”—Roy T. Bennett.
20.“Change can be scary, but you know what’s scarier? Allowing fear to stop you from growing, evolving, and progressing.”
21.“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” —William Faulkner.
22.“You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.”
23.“A surplus of effort could overcome a deficit of confidence.” —Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court Justice.
24.“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.”
25.“If you want to fly in the sky, you need to leave the earth. If you want to move forward, you need to let go the past that drags you down.”
26.“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.”
27.“Begin today. Declare out loud to the universe that you are willing to let go of struggle and eager to learn through joy.”
28.“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”—Maya Angelou.
29.“For every minute you are angry, you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson, author.
30.“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start.”
31.“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.”