A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself.
— Titus Livius

I am grateful that my horizons were not narrowed at the outset.
Jessye Norman outset quote

If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all.
— Dan Rather

From the outset, the Christian was the theorizing Jew, the Jew is therefore the practical Christian, and the practical Christian has become a Jew again.
— Karl Marx

Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing.
— outset quotation by Oliver Wendell Holmes