Saturday, 5 March 2011

Quotes about Beginnings

Here's the next section of quotes from my book 1000 Great Quotations for Business, Management & Training

If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we will never begin.
Ivan Turgenev, Russian author (1818-1883)

A man would do nothing if he waited until he could do it so well that no-one could find fault.
John Henry Newman, British religious leader, prelate, author (1801-1890)

What you can do, or dream you can, begin it; boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German poet, letter-writer (1749-1832)

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Anne Frank, German Jewish diarist, concentration camp victim (1929-1945)

Let him that would move the world, first move himself.
Socrates, Greek philosopher (469-399 BC)

He has half the deed done who has made a beginning.
Horace, Roman poet (65-8 BC)

The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.
Walt Disney, US artist, film producer (1901-1966)

The creation of a thousand forests is one acorn.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, US essayist, poet (1903-1882)

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