Beginnings are usually scary and endings are usually sad, but it’s the middle that counts. You have to remember this when you find yourself at the beginning.
I do not know why journalists insist on calling their stuff "pieces", when they are in fact little entities, attempting to have beginnings, middles and endings.james cameron
The great fact was the land itself, which seemed to overwhelm the little beginnings of human society that struggled in its sombre wastes. It was from facing this vast hardness that the boy's mouth had become so bitter; because he felt that men were too weak to make any mark here, that the land wanted to be let alone, to preserve its own fierce strength, its peculiar, savage kind of beauty, its uninterrupted mournfulness.willa cather
Youth, what man's age is like to be doth show; We may our ends by our beginnings know.Sir John Denham
By viewing nature, nature's handmaid art,
Makes mighty things from small beginnings grow:
Thus fishes first to shipping did impart,
Their tail the rudder, and their head the prow.
Youth, what man's age is like to be doth show,We may our ends by our beginnings know.john denham
I feel that I was made to complete things. To accomplish only a mass of beginnings and attempts would be to make a total failure of life. Perfection is the heritage with which my Creator has endowed me, and since this short life does not give completeness, I must have immortal life in which to find it.randolph sinks foster
Resist beginnings; the prescription comes too late when the disease has gained strength by long delays.ovid
God is not a God of the edges, with a vested interest in beginnings. God is the God of the whole show.john polkinghorne
When the beginnings of self-destruction enter the heart it seems no bigger than a grain of sand.john cheever
When panting sighs the bosom fill, And hands by chance united thrill At once with one delicious pain The pulses and the nerves of twain; When eyes that erst could meet with ease, Do seek, yet, seeking, shyly shun Ecstatic conscious unison, The sure beginnings, say, be these Prelusive to the strain of love Which angels sing in heaven above?arthur hugh clough
By viewing Nature, Nature's handmaid Art, Makes mighty things from small beginnings grow.john dryden
“My dear, It’s who first thought the thought. You’re searching, Joe, For things that don’t exist; I mean beginnings. Ends and beginnings there are no such things. There are only middles.robert frost
From these early beginnings, and from the fact that nature had... equipped their minds with the powers of thought and understanding, thus putting all other animals under their sway, they next gradually advanced from the construction of buildings to the other arts and sciences, and so passed from a rude and barbarous mode of life to civilization and refinement.vitruvius
I feel that I was made to complete things. To accomplish only a mass of beginnings and attempts would be to make a total failure of life. Perfection is the heritage with which my Creator has endowed me, and since this short life does not give completeness, I must have immortal life in which to find it.
As Christianity in its beginnings was surrounded by the polytheistic beliefs and practices of the pagan world, a clear and authoritative expression of Monotheism was necessary. Hence the symbols of faith, or creeds, open with the words: "I [we] believe in God"...(APOSTLES' CREED; ATHANASIAN CREED:;; NICENE CREED.)
Grosseteste was deeply concerned with the detailed investigation of natural phenomena. It was the inspiration of this attitude of mind, together with Grosseteste's emphasis on the importance of mathematics, that was perhaps his chief legacy to thinkers in fourteenth-century Oxford who were developing the beginnings of a mathematical physics.
The peaceful transfer of authority is rare in history , yet common in our country. With a simple oath, we affirm old traditions and make new beginnings .
All beginnings are involuntary.
There is a history in all men's lives, Figuring the nature of the times deceas'd, The which observed, a man may prophesy With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life, which in their seeds And weak beginnings lie intreasured.william shakespeare
Mondays are the start of the work week which offer new beginnings 52 times a year!David dweck
The feeling of commiseration is the beginning of humanity; the feeling of shame and dislike is the beginning of righteousness; the feeling of deference and compliance is the beginning of propriety; and the feeling of right or wrong is the beginning of wisdom.Men have these Four beginnings just as they have their four limbs. Having these Four beginnings, but saying that they cannot develop them is to destroy themselves.mencius
"Maria" There is someone I should love. At times I sustain deep, deep wounds. But, by the person I should love, they are all healed. "Maria" Everyone is crying. "Maria" But I want to believe. "Maria" So I'm praying now that this is my final love. beginnings come at random, but endings always have a reason.ayumi hamasaki