It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows.— Epictetus
Bashful Starting Anew quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there; they cause change. They motivate and inspire others to go in the right direction and they, along with everyone else, sacrifice to get there.
We would rather be ruined than changed.
We would rather die in our dread than climb the cross of the moment and let our illusions die.
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
With the beginning of a great & compassionate love, comes the growth of one's heart, and with that, a profound inner change. The way to opening the mind is often first through the heart. And once is the mind & heart are open, so many things become possible.
If you don't like change, you're going to like irrelevance even less.
When we think of failure; failure will be ours. If we remain undecided nothing will ever change. All we need to do is want to achieve something great and then simply to do it. Never think of failure, for what we think, will come about.
When you start seeing your worth, you'll find it harder to stay around people who don't.
The most successful people are those who are good at plan B.
One key to successful leadership is continuous personal change.
Personal change is a reflection of our inner growth and empowerment.
It's best to make your peace with change, before it makes pieces of you.
Be willing to walk alone. Many who started with you won't finish with you.
I followed my wanderlust. It bruised me sometimes, and took me to all kinds of highs. Now that my thirst is slaked, I get to start anew.
Set fire to the broken pieces; start anew.
It's not so much that we're afraid of change or so in love with the old ways, but it's that place in between that we fear . . . . It's like being between trapezes. It's Linus when his blanket is in the dryer. There's nothing to hold on to.
Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.
All personal breakthroughs begin with a change in beliefs.
At the end of the day, it's important to know what really matters most in life.
..your sanity, your health, your family, and the ability to start anew.
Life is its own journey, presupposes its own change and movement, and one tries to arrest them at one's eternal peril.
Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could go right.
Those who expect moments of change to be comfortable and free of conflict have not learned their history.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream world into reality.
Everything is in a process of change, nothing endures; we do not seek permanence.
When you give up remember why you started.
All things change, nothing perishes.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
I decided to start anew, to strip away what I had been taught.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new strategy.
The circumstances of the world are so variable that an irrevocable purpose or opinion is almost synonymous with a foolish one.
To travel like a bird, lightly to view | Deserts where stone gods founder in the sand, | Ocean embraced in a white sleep with land; | To escape time, always to start anew... | Hooded by a dark sense of destination... | Travelers, we're fabric of the road we go; We settle, but like feathers on time's flow.
I like wherever I am. That's my big secret.
Strength shows, not only in the ability to persist, but the ability to start over.
What can we take on trust in this uncertain life? Happiness, greatness, pride - nothing is secure, nothing keeps.
I am comforted by life's stability, by earth's unchangeableness.
What has seemed new and frightening assumes its place in the unfolding of knowledge. It is good to know our universe. What is new is only new to us.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
If you don't start somewhere, you're gonna go nowhere.
The autumn air is clear, The autumn moon is bright.
Fallen leaves gather and scatter, The jackdaw perches and starts anew. We think of each other- when will we meet? This hour, this night, my feelings are hard.
Therefore if we realize that our nature and destiny are what they should be, we will have no anxiety and will be at ease with ourselves in the face of life or death, prominence or obscurity, or an infinite amount of changes and variations, and will be in accord with principle.
No two men ever judged alike of the same thing, and it is impossible to find two opinions exactly similar, not only in different men but in the same men at different times.
Allow yourself to be a beginner. No one starts off being excellent.
Oh, would that my mind could let fall its dead ideas, as the tree does its withered leaves!
Every beginning is a consequence - every beginning ends some thing.
I always liked the story of Noah's Ark and the idea of starting anew by rescuing the things you like and leaving the rest behind.
Unless you are prepared to give up something valuable you will never be able to truly change at all, because you'll be forever in the control of things you can't give up.