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TITLE: The beginning
The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names.
--Chinese Proverb

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1

Style ain't nothing but keeping the same idea from beginning to end. Everybody got it.
--August Wilson

2

The past is but the beginning of a beginning.
--H. G. Wells

3

Every beginning is a consequence - every beginning ends some thing.
--Paul Valery

4

The beginning of wisdom is silence. The second step is listening.
-- Unknown

5

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

6

Just as appetite comes by eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning.
--Igor Stravinsky

7

My advice to any young person at the beginning of their career is to try to look for the mere outlines of big things with their fresh, untrained, and unprejudiced mind.
--Hans Selye

8

Try to keep your soul young and quivering right up to old age, and to imagine right up to the brink of death that life is only beginning. I think that is the only way to keep adding to one's talent, and one's inner happiness.
--George Sand

9

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
--Theodore Isaac Rubin

10

It is a tremendous act of violence to begin anything. I am not able to begin. I simply skip what should be the beginning.
--Rainer M. Rilke

11

I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle, and end.
--Gilda Radner

12

The beginning is the most important part of the work.
-- Plato

13

Gradualness, gradualness, and gradualness. From the very beginning of your work, school yourself to severe gradualness in the accumulation of knowledge.
--Ivan Pavlov

14

In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be able to walk firmly on the ground before you start walking of a tightrope.
--Henri Matisse

15

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

16

Doubt is the beginning, not the end, of wisdom.
--George Iles

17

He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.
-- Horace

18

A hard beginning maketh a good ending.
--John Heywood

19

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
--Kahlil Gibran

20

The beginning and endings of all human undertakings are untidy.
--John Galsworthy

21

He who chooses the beginning of a road chooses the place it leads to. It is the means that determine the end.
--Harry Emerson Fosdick

22

There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.
--Federico Fellini

23

The great majority of men are bundles of beginnings.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson

24

The end is in the beginning and lies far ahead.
--Ralph Ellison

25

Innovators and men of genius have almost always been regarded as fools at the beginning (and very often at the end) of their careers.
--Fyodor Dostoyevsky

26

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
-- Demosthenes

27

But the beginning of things, of a world especially, is necessarily vague, tangled, chaotic, and exceedingly disturbing.
--Kate Chopin

28

Beginnings are apt to be shadowy and so it is the beginnings of the great mother life, the sea.
--Rachel Carson

29

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

30

The fear [reverence] of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.
--Proverbs 9:10 Bible

31

The attainment of an ideal is often the beginning of a disillusion.
--Stanley Baldwin

 









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