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Create a definite plan for carrying out your desire and begin at once, whether you ready or not, to put this plan into action.
Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity.
If you want to accomplish the goals of your life, you have to begin with the spirit.
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken.
Whenever a husband and wife begin to discuss their marriage they are giving evidence at a coroner's inquest.
H. L. Mencken
Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.
On our watch, the conversation with a would-be suicide bomber will not begin with the words, 'You have the right to remain silent.'
I will begin my presidency with a jobs tour. President Obama began with an apology tour. America, he said, had dictated to other nations. No Mr. President, America has freed other nations from dictators.
War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums and smaller adrenal glands.
H. L. Mencken
I went to Massachusetts to make a difference. I didn't go there to begin a political career running time and time again. I made a difference. I put in place the things I wanted to do.
President Obama promised to begin to slow the rise of the oceans and heal the planet. My promise... is to help you and your family.
My leadership will end the Obama era and begin a new era of American prosperity.
We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.
Some people are afraid of what they might find if they try to analyze themselves too much, but you have to crawl into your wounds to discover where your fears are. Once the bleeding starts, the cleansing can begin.
To fly as fast as thought, you must begin by knowing that you have already arrived.
Today we voted as Democrats and Republicans. Tomorrow we begin again as New Yorkers.
The challenges of change are always hard. It is important that we begin to unpack those challenges that confront this nation and realize that we each have a role that requires us to change and become more responsible for shaping our own future.
What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.
I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.
I begin with the principle that all men are bores. Surely no one will prove himself so great a bore as to contradict me in this.
Dignify and glorify common labor. It is at the bottom of life that we must begin, not at the top.
Booker T. Washington
Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old.
It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows.
It often happens that I wake up at night and begin to think about a serious problem and decide I must tell the Pope about it. Then I wake up completely and remember that I am the Pope.
Pope John XXIII
I don't think that strategically it is smart to begin cutting your options when the other side does not move at all.
Whilst we deliberate how to begin a thing, it grows too late to begin it.
It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow.
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