77 Starting Over Quotes and Sayings to Inspire You

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Starting Over Quotes and Sayings

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You shouldn’t be fearful of starting over. ~ Jeffrey Katzenberg,

I feel like in a way I’m starting over, with everything. ~ Shania Twain.


A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. ~ Lao Tzu.

It’s a long struggle when you’re starting over. ~ Anita Bryant.

Especially after the Chicks’ success, it’s hard to think of starting over. ~ Martie Maguire.

Our show is about starting over. ~ Jai Rodriguez.

We in America believe in starting over – and over and over. ~ Alissa Quart.

What’s so fascinating and frustrating and great about life is that you’re constantly starting over, all the time, and I love that. ~ Billy Crystal.

I discovered that a fresh start is a process. A fresh start is a journey – a journey that requires a plan. ~ Vivian Jokotade.

Every new beginning comes from some other beginnings end. ~ Seneca.

Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over. ~ Nicole Sobon.

To change one’s life: Start immediately. Do it flamboyantly. ~ William James.

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.’ ~ James Ishmael Ford.

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

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.

It isn’t always a change of scenery needed to make life better. Sometimes it simply requires opening your eyes. ~ Richelle E. Goodrich.

The secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. ~ Socrates.

You raze the old to raise the new. ~ Justina Chen Headley.

Best Starting Over Quotes and Sayings

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.

If I must start somewhere, right here and now is the best place imaginable. ~ Richelle E. Goodrich.

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.

Be willing to be a beginner every single morning. ~ Meister Eckhart.

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are. ~ John Pierpont Morgan.

Making the beginning is one third of the work. ~ Irish.

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. ~ Albert Einstein.


The distance is nothing; it’s only the first step that is difficult. ~ Marquise Du Deffand.

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

Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. ~ Carl Bard.

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. ~ Joseph Campbell.

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings. ~ Lao Tzu.

Starting all over again is not that bad because when you restart, you get another chance to make things right. ~ Ryan Ferreras.

Oh, my friend, it’s not what they take away from you that counts. It’s what you do with what you have left. ~ Hubert Humphrey.

Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over. ~ Guy Finley.

Begin your life today, and again tomorrow. ~ Jonathan Lockwood Huie.

That last page turned is a perfect excuse to write a whole new book. ~ Toni Sorenson.

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. ~ C. S. Lewis.

Top Starting Over Quotes and Sayings

This is life. Things get taken away. You will learn to start over many times — or you will be useless. ~ Mitch Albom.

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. ~ Theodore Roosevelt.

You leave old habits behind by starting out with the thought, ‘I release the need for this in my life’. ~ Wayne Dyer.

Rather than turning the page, it’s much easier to just throw the book away. ~ Anthony Liccione.

We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden. ~ Johann Von Goethe.

If God closes a door AND a window, consider the fact that it might be time to build a whole new house. ~ Mandy Hale.

To start over after failing the initial dream is part of our maturing process. ~ Kathleen de Azevedo.

If you alter yourself, there are no difficulties, only opportunities to grow and start over again. ~ Antawn Barb & Joe Barb I’ll.

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

Whether you and I and a few others will renew the world some day remains to be seen. But within ourselves we must renew it each day. ~ Herman Hesse.

Recreate your life, always, always. Remove the stones, plant rose bushes and make sweets. Begin again. ~ Cora Coralina.

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.

Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. ~ Henry Ford.

For what it’s worth: It’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over. ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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

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.

If all you can do is crawl, start crawling. ~ Rumi.

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

It is no disgrace to start all over. It is usually an opportunity. ~ George Matthew Adams.

Popular Starting Over Quotes and Sayings

You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. ~ Joe Sabah.

Don’t worry about being worried. You’re heading out on an adventure and you can always change your mind along the way and try something else. ~ Tracy Kidder.


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.

There are some things one can only achieve by a deliberate leap in the opposite direction. ~ Franz Kafka.

It’s humbling to start fresh. It takes a lot of courage. But it can be reinvigorating. You just have to put your ego on a shelf & tell it to be quiet. ~ Jennifer Ritchie Payette.

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.

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another. ~ John Dewey.

Start by doing what’s necessary: then do what’s possible: and suddenly you’re doing the impossible. ~ St Francis Of Assisi.

It’s never too late – never too late to start over, never too late to be happy. ~ Jane Fonda.

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.

If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one. ~ Dolly Parton.

You can start anew at any given moment. Life is just the passage of time and it’s up to you to pass it as you please. ~ Charlotte Eriksson.

Never forget, Today, you have 1% of your life left. ~ Tom Hopkins.

Celebrate endings, for they precede new beginnings. ~ Jonathan Lockwood Huie.

Start over. Start new. Forget what just happened. It’s like having the ability to hit a ‘refresh’ button. ~ Nina Lesowitz.

A Sunrise is God’s way of saying, “Let’s start again. ~ Todd Stocker.

It’s good to start over. It will be scary but you will see what you’re really made of; it’s the best opportunity to achieve what you never thought you could. ~ Jennifer Coletta.

The beginning is always today. ~ Mary Shelley.

The hoping and praying usually starts as you find yourself on the wrong side of a trend and the losses get bigger and bigger. Get out and start over when the loss is small. ~ Anirudh Sethi.

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

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.

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