I loved my friendHe went away from meThere's nothing more to sayThe poem ends soft as it began -I loved my friend.
— Langston Hughes

Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
George Eliot began quote

Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.
— Jean Cocteau

This new art made a deep impression on me, and I began to study it ardently.
— Ruggero Leoncavallo

Let your character be kept up the very end, just as it began, and so be consistent.
— Horace