My Favorite Quotes  



This month’s quotes are all about “STARTING OVER.” We are at the beginning of a new year, and what better time to make changes, to start over, to begin anew.  I hope you will find these quotes inspirational.


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“As we begin a New Year, let’s discard what was jaded. Let’s put on in its place, the beautiful garments of Faith, Hope and Love.”

—Anusha Atukorala

 “It isn’t always a change of scenery needed to make life better. Sometimes it simply requires opening your eyes.”

—Richelle E. Goodrich

 “Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.”

—Meister Eckhart

“The only real battle in life is between hanging on and letting go.”

—Shannon L. Alder

“So what do we do? Anything. Something. So long as we just don’t sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we’ve satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late.”

—Lee Iacocca

“There is something beautiful about a blank canvas, the nothingness of the beginning that is so simple and breathtakingly pure. It’s the paint that changes its meaning and the hand that creates the story. Every piece begins the same, but in the end they are all uniquely different.”

—Piper Payne



“There comes a moment when you realize that there are no more chapters left in the book of your (current) life and it’s time to start a new book.”

—Malebo Sephodi


“We look at the coming of a new beginning like we look at the coming of babies we never considered aborting. Hopeful.”

—Darnell Lamont Walker





“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”

 —Martin Luther King

 “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

“A journey of a thousand miles begin with a single step.”

—Lao Tzu

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

—C.S. Lewis



“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.”


 “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

 “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.”

—Dolly Parton

  “Rather than turning the page, it’s much easier to just throw the book away.”

—Anthony Liccione