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Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.
Switzerland is a country where very few things begin, but many things end.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Successful technologies often begin as hobbies. Jacques Cousteau invented scuba diving because he enjoyed exploring caves. The Wright brothers invented flying as a relief from the monotony of their normal business of selling and repairing bicycles.
If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.
I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.
No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and the law carried the death penalty against atheists, I would begin by sending to the stake whoever denounced another.
If you ever want something badly, let it go. If it comes back to you, then it's yours forever. If it doesn't, then it was never yours to begin with.
After being in captivity for so long, I can't begin to describe how wonderful it feels to be home in Canada.
Hope cannot be said to exist, nor can it be said not to exist. It is just like roads across the earth. For actually the earth had no roads to begin with, but when many men pass one way, a road is made.
I try and sit on the fence because as soon as you voice any kind of opinion, people begin to think you're an idiot.
War will never cease until babies begin to come into the world with larger cerebrums and smaller adrenal glands.
H. L. Mencken
Richness in the world is a result of other people's poverty. We should begin to shorten the abyss between haves and have-nots.
I begin to think, that a calm is not desirable in any situation in life. Man was made for action and for bustle too, I believe.
I am amazed at radio DJ's today. I am firmly convinced that AM on my radio stands for Absolute Moron. I will not begin to tell you what FM stands for.
If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one of them would remain in the army.
Frederick the Great
To all my nonbelieving, sort-of-believing, and used-to-be-believing friends: I feel like I should begin with a confession. I am sorry that so often the biggest obstacle to God has been Christians.
The questions which one asks oneself begin, at least, to illuminate the world, and become one's key to the experience of others.
James A. Baldwin
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Middle English is an exciting field - almost uncharted, I begin to think, because as soon as one turns detailed personal attention on to any little corner of it, the received notions and ideas seem to crumple up and fall to pieces - as far as language goes, at any rate.
J. R. R. Tolkien
The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old.
Democracy is not something you put away for ten years, and then in the 11th year you wake up and start practicing again. We have to begin to learn to rule ourselves again.
And I don't want to begin something, I don't want to write that first sentence until all the important connections in the novel are known to me. As if the story has already taken place, and it's my responsibility to put it in the right order to tell it to you.
When two people first meet, they can only have a very ordinary kind of friendship. But when you begin to understand each other, when you get close to them, you discover that you're suddenly eager to know him or her even better.
To be surprised, to wonder, is to begin to understand.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures; the unselfish and the intelligent may begin a movement - but it passes away from them. They are not the leaders of a revolution. They are its victims.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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