Quotes About Starting Over

Quotes tagged as "starting-over" (showing 1-30 of 74)
Nick Hornby
“Hard is trying to rebuild yourself, piece by piece, with no instruction book, and no clue as to where all the important bits are supposed to go.”
Nick Hornby, A Long Way Down

Aberjhani
“A bridge of silver wings stretches from the dead ashes of an unforgiving nightmare
to the jeweled vision of a life started anew.”
Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

Aberjhani
“Hearts rebuilt from hope resurrect dreams killed by hate.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

G.K. Chesterton
“The object of a New Year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul and a new nose; new feet, a new backbone, new ears, and new eyes. Unless a particular man made New Year resolutions, he would make no resolutions. Unless a man starts afresh about things, he will certainly do nothing effective.”
G.K. Chesterton, A Chesterton calendar

Veronica Rossi
“How do you restart something that had never been turned off?”
Veronica Rossi, Under the Never Sky

Lee Iacocca
“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”
Lee Iacocca

Aberjhani
“The death of a dream can in fact serve as the vehicle that endows it with new form, with reinvigorated substance, a fresh flow of ideas, and splendidly revitalized color. In short, the power of a certain kind of dream is such that death need not indicate finality at all but rather signify a metaphysical and metaphorical leap forward.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

Aberjhani
“Love taught me to die with dignity that I might come forth anew in splendor. Born once of flesh, then again of fire, I was reborn a third time to the sound of my name humming haikus in heaven’s mouth.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

Aberjhani
“Souls reconstructed with faith transform agony into peace.”
Aberjhani, The River of Winged Dreams

Then came the healing time, hearts started to shine, soul felt so fine, oh what
“Then came the healing time, hearts started to shine, soul felt so fine, oh what a freeing time it was.”
Aberjhani, Songs from the Black Skylark zPed Music Player

“Instead of saying, "I'm damaged, I'm broken, I have trust issues" say "I'm healing, I'm rediscovering myself, I'm starting over.”
Horacio Jones

Jennifer Elisabeth
“Starting over can be the scariest thing in the entire world, whether it’s leaving a lover, a school, a team, a friend or anything else that feels like a core part of our identity but when your gut is telling you that something here isn’t right or feels unsafe, I really want you to listen and trust in that voice.”
Jennifer Elisabeth, Born Ready: Unleash Your Inner Dream Girl

Piper Payne
“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

Lynne Gentry
“It's never too late to start over!”
Lynne Gentry, Reinventing Leona

Jennifer Elisabeth
“Sometimes you’re left with only 1 choice: Take what’s yours and run for you life.”
Jennifer Elisabeth

“It hurts, because we wanted a different outcome, but then we make it hurt even worse by creating a narrative around what happened.

So, instead of creating that debilitating narrative, I think we're better served realizing that now, we have an opportunity to pivot - to take our life in a different direction.”
Chris Hill

Kabir
“Wherever you are is the entry point.”
Kabir

Katharine Graham
“Left alone, no matter at what age or under what circumstance, you have to remake your life.”
Katharine Graham

Jacquelyn Middleton
“What you leave behind says as much about you as what you bring along.”
Jacquelyn Middleton, London Belongs to Me

“Think of a new day and think of a new purpose. Think of a new reason out of the reasons of yesterday. Think of the distinctive step that is worth taking to continue the footprints of yesterday. Each day comes with its own ideas. Each day comes with its own troubles. Each day comes with its own possibles and impossibles. What makes each day good or bad is not just our thoughts but, the steps we take which is influenced by our thoughts to obtain what is good or bad. Think of a new day; think of a distinctive footprint”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Liz Kay
“It's interesting, isn't it, to watch this character attempting to reconstruct herself, quite literally, in the midst of this chaos?”
Liz Kay, Monsters: A Love Story

Jack Campbell
“The road my elders dictate is a narrow one, and I no longer believe it to be the road to wisdom. I choose my ow road. I choose to do the right thing, as you call it. I would not choose another companion for that road, and should you choose to walk that road with me, it would be..," his voice faltered, unable to put words to Alain's feelings, but he met her eyes, trying to let his feelings show. Perhaps he succeeded this time, because once again Mari blushed and bent her head.”
Jack Campbell, The Hidden Masters of Marandur

“Don't bore the universe.”
Anas Khan (Tech Savvy)

Emily Acker
“It's never too late to right a wrong.”
Emily Acker, No Longer Broken

E. Lockhart
“I’m going to run away now,” says Gat. "Don’t take it personally.”
“Okay.”
“It’s better for the starting over if I run. Because walking will just be awkward.”
“I said okay.”
“Okay, then.”
And he runs.”
E. Lockhart, We Were Liars

Tilly Dunn
“With each day that our huge ship was on the ocean, my sense of being further and further away from my loved ones, my home, and my environment grew stronger.”
Tilly Dunn, Exit Stage Left

Curtis Tyrone Jones
“Sometimes life requires more of you than you have to give & demands you plunge into the reinvention of yourself if you truly wanna live.”
Curtis Tyrone Jones

Tamara Thiel
“It’s amazing, really, how in one instant a wall can be torn down, or climbed over. Misconceptions can be shattered, illusions dashed, dreams irrevocably ruined. Given the right frame of mind, within a heartbeat, people can begin the business of starting over.”
Tamara Thiel, Random Musings of a Curious Soul

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