point where something begins
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Beginnings are points of origin. They may include the commencement of an action, state, or space of time; entrance into being or upon a course; the first act, effort, or state of a succession of acts or states.
End, begin, all the same. Big change. Sometimes good, sometimes bad.
Aughra, voiced by Billie Whitelaw in The Dark Crystal (1982), directed by Jim Henson and Frank Oz
What one needs to do at every moment of one's life is to put an end to the old world and to begin a new world.
Nikolai Berdyaev, The Beginning and the End (1947).
The White Rabbit put on his spectacles. 'Where shall I begin, please your Majesty?' he asked.
'Begin at the beginning,' the King said gravely, 'and go on till you come to the end: then stop.'
Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865).
In omnibus autem negotiis priusquam adgrediare, adhibenda est praeparatio diligens.
Like the legend of the Phoenix
All ends with beginnings
What keeps the planets spinning (uh)
The force from the beginning.
Daft Punk Random Access Memories Get Lucky
La distance n'y fait rien; il n'y a que le premier pas qui coûte.
A bad beginning makes a bad ending.
Euripides Æolus, Frag. 32.
Et redit in nihilum quod fuit ante nihil.
All beginnings are very troublesome things.
Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Traits and Trials of Early Life (1836), The History of Mabel Dacre's First Lessons.
The only joy in the world is to begin. It is good to be alive because living is beginning, always, every moment. When this sensation is lacking—as when one is in prison, or ill, or stupid, or when living has become a habit—one might as well be dead.
Cesare Pavese, This Business of Living, 1937-11-23
Things bad begun make strong themselves by ill.
William Shakespeare, Macbeth (1605), Act III, scene 2, line 56.
The true beginning of our end.
William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream (c. 1595-96), Act V, scene 1, line 111.
Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations
Quotes reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 65-66.
Incipe; dimidium facti est cœpisse. Supersit
Dimidium: rursum hoc incipe, et efficies.
Incipe quidquid agas: pro toto est prima operis pars.
Il n'y a que le premier obstacle qui coûte à vaincre la pudeur.
Omnium rerum principia parva sunt.
Dimidium facti qui cœpit habet.
Cœpisti melius quam desinis. Ultima primis cedunt.
Principiis obsta: sero medicina paratur,
Cum mala per longas convaluere moras.
Deficit omne quod nascitur.
Quidquid cœpit, et desinit.
C'est le commencement de la fin.
Le premier pas, mon fils, que l'on fait dans le monde,
Est celui dont dépend le reste de nos jours.
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