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90 Inspiring Quotes to Help You Start Over Again

90 Inspiring Quotes to Help You Start Over Again

Inspiring Quotes About Starting Over

Do you feel stuck in your current situation? Or do you find yourself at a fork in the road?

There will come a time in your life when you must make decisions that require you to step outside of your comfort zone and try something new.

It could be a wedding or a divorce, a professional move, or a business venture. It could be something as simple as forming a new habit or trying a new activity, sport, or piece of equipment.

How to Make a New Beginning

1. Take the Initial Action

New beginnings are accompanied by fear. You may have to take chances and make sacrifices.

You must clear your head, assess your existing situation, and determine your objectives. Marc and Angel Chernoff, co-authors of “Getting Back to Happy,” have provided some guidelines for you to follow to eventually accomplish a new beginning.

2. Give It Up

It is said that you must let go of the past for your endings to pave the way for a new beginning. Allow yourself to let go of things that cause you pain and maintain a safe distance from them.

3. Examine Your Attitude

Life does not always go according to plan. What matters is that you take care of your mental state and how you choose to view circumstances. Accept change as a natural aspect of life. It’s up to you whether you want to live with regrets or hope. Take a step ahead by looking at things from a different angle. Despite the current uncertainties, look forward to the news that may come.

According to Lifehack chief executive officer Leon Ho’s “Breakthrough Framework,” you can change the way you think about things by identifying the hidden opportunity in the obstacle you’re facing, developing a plan to guide you to your desired results, investing focused time and energy, and developing good habits to sustain growth.

4. Appreciate what you have

Maintaining a good attitude might help you come up with creative solutions to your problems. Concentrating your thoughts on optimism and opportunity will help you stay motivated to start that new business.

5. Take a break and reorganize

All you need from time to time is a change of scenery. Get out of your comfort zone and discover a new location. Allow yourself time to recuperate and get your bearings before returning to the world.

6. Take a Risk

Regrets are far more terrifying than your concerns of change. Take a chance so you won’t regret missing out on a career, relationship, or business opportunity later.

7. Continue to Move

The only way to see the vista from the peak is to climb to the top. Once you’ve started something new, keep going and climbing.

8. Take the Time to Appreciate the Lessons

The challenges and tribulations you face will not define you. Your attitude and approach as you face life’s problems will ultimately define you as a person. With each stride forward, you become a better version of yourself. Whatever challenges you face, the strength you muster will enable you to persevere and overcome them.

Aside from the Chernoffs’ counsel, psychosocial rehabilitation specialist Dan Matthews offers other practical tips for maintaining momentum once you’ve started your new chapter.

9. Surround yourself with positive people

Be open to making new friends with whom you can share your interests and learn from.

10. Seek help if you need it to deal with anxiety

If activities don’t help you feel better, you may need to seek professional help.

11. Look for a Cause

Becoming a member of a community club or an organization with a global mission might provide you with a sense of purpose. There are several places where you can volunteer your time and energy.

To be a supporter of a cause, you don’t have to organize or attend protest rallies. Certain advocacies, such as buying from local retailers, properly dumping and managing waste, and demonstrating compassion to animals or marginalized people, can all be done in your way.

12. Understand Your Financial Limits

Make a budget and a savings plan to make your aspirations a reality, whether you want to vacation or buy a home.

The best things in life come after making difficult decisions and, in most cases, taking difficult steps. However, with the appropriate perspective, you can take a step forward and start over. Who knows what kind of surprises you’ll find?

Here are a few quotes about embracing a fresh start.

Quotes & Sayings for a New Beginning

  1. “This is the start of a new year. A fresh start. And things are about to change.” Taylor Swift’s remark
  1. “Every discarded lover deserves a second chance, but with someone else.” — Mae West, Mae West’s Wit, and Wisdom
  1. “And now we welcome the new year, which promises to be full of things that have never happened before.” Rilke, Rainer Maria
  1. “This isn’t the start of a new chapter in my life; it’s the start of a brand-new book!” That original book has already been closed, finished, and thrown into the oceans; this new book has only recently begun! It’s the opening page, after all! And it’s a lovely one!” JoyBell C.
  1. “Toto, I’m not sure we’re in Kansas anymore.” Frank Baum 
  1. “You demolish the old to build the new.” North of Beautiful’s Justina Chen Headley
  1. “The more we let God take control of our lives, the more we become truly ourselves – because He created us.” He was the one who created us. He created all of the varied personalities you and I were meant to be… It is only when I surrender myself to Christ’s personality that I begin to develop a true identity of my own.” — Lewis, S.
  1. “I used to fantasize about escaping my mundane existence, but my existence was never mundane.” I hadn’t realized how remarkable it was until now. Similarly, I never expected that I would miss my home.” — Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’s Ransom Riggs
  1. “Isn’t this the best time of your life to figure out who you are and what you truly want out of life?” “Immediately following a breakup.” The Single Woman, Mandy Hale
  1. “We all want to break our orbits, float around in space like a rogue satellite, and risk disintegration.” We all want to take control of our lives and throw them into the skies.” — Bottoms, David
  1. “With a new person, one can start so many things!” – even start being a better man.” — Middlemarch, George Eliot
  1. “But, you know, there’s a beginning and an end to everything.” True, you can’t get back what you had, but you can close the door behind you. “Begin Again.” The Darkest Minds Alexandra Bracken
  1. “But, you know, there’s a beginning and an end to everything.” True, you can’t get back what you had, but you can close the door behind you. “Begin Again.” The Darkest Minds Alexandra Bracken
  1. “It’s much easier to just throw the book away than it is to turn the page.” Anthony Liccione
  1. “Morning has no choice but to come.” Marty Rubin
  1. “Every sunset is a chance to start over.” Richie Norton 
  1. “There are as many worlds as there are types of days, and I, like an opal, change my colors and fire to match the nature of the day.” — Author John Steinbeck
  1. “Perhaps that is where our choice lies – in deciding how we will deal with the inevitable end of things, and how we will deal with each new beginning.” — Burning author Elana K. Arnold
  1. “Sometimes…reason and love are met with such violent ignorance that even the truth is lost.” Our hearts are bleeding, but when will the bleeding stop and the healing begin?” — Nicole Solange
  1. “Morning forgets as well as forgives.” Marty Rubin
  1. “Be still in the Lord’s presence and patiently wait for Him to act!” – Holy Bible, Anonymous
  1. “Never underestimate your ability to change the course of your life.” – The Germans Kent
  1. “Surrender…giving up my life or pain to alter what needs to be changed,”. Rick Warren
  1. “You’ll reach a point in your life where you wonder how you got there, how you missed the signs pointing to your true inner self?” Don’t feel bad; you know when you’re supposed to know, and I think that’s something they don’t tell you: pain is unavoidable as you grow older, but staying the same is a choice.” Nikki Rowe
  1. “To begin with, there’s always away.” I’ll Be Here, Autumn Doughton
  1. “Forget what you’ve done,”  “Begin Again.” Marty Rubin 
  1. “The roots of something new frequently lie in the decaying husks of something old, which is an oddity or perhaps a miracle of life.” – Lounsbrough, Craig D.
  1. “New beginnings from the end of spring.” Pliny the Elder 
  1. “There is always a fresh start… Doors are limitless, constantly open; if one closes, the other opens at the same time…” Vandana Agarwal
  1. “The farther I got from the darkness, the less it felt like home.” Coffee and Ordinary Life, Mitali Meelan
  1. “When you feel as if you’ve been struck, dig deep and strike back.” “The bottom isn’t the end; it’s the beginning.” – Stardust and Star Jumps’ Christine Evangelou
  1. “Don’t give up your passions to fit into a stale routine.” Endure. Strive. Ensure.” Anthony Liccione 
  1. “The brightest light comes from the darkest hours.” Dominic Riccitello 
  1. “The early light creeps across my eyes,”. It’s quite an ordinary ITE n thought.” Second Chance, Dave Cenker
  1. “It turns out that sometimes just starting to do things differently now is enough.” — Laini Taylor, Nightmare Muse
  1. “Sometimes the only way we can find our true path is to let the wind of change carry us.” Your Light Is The Key, Mimi Novic
  1. “It is not failure that holds us back, but our unwillingness to start over that keeps us stuck.” Women Who Run With the Wolves, Clarissa Pinkola Estés
  1. “Instead of burning bridges, I’ve built many walls…” – Totanji, Samiha
  1. “I’ve come to realize that there is a gap behind every story that nourishes wisdom with great strength.” And it’s misinterpreted as the end.” Efrat Cybulkiewicz 
  1. “After the darkness, a new dawn always breaks, but only those who have survived the nightlife to see it.” — Arale’s Tristan Roulot
  1. “Besides, before you consider starting a new life, you should make the most of the one you have.” — The Only Girl in the World, Maude Julien
  1. “Destinations are the endpoints of a journey.” Learnings, paths of possibilities, blossoming… new beginnings are all part of the journey.” Rasheed Ogunlaru
  1. “You don’t get to come and go whenever you want.” When things are difficult, easy, or just don’t make sense, you appreciate it. You work hard. You have a job. You adore each other. “You gain knowledge.” Dominic Riccitello 
  1. “The excitement of new beginnings is irresistible!” Avijeet Das 
  1. 45. “Celebrate the endings, and you’ll be able to deal with the unknowns.” Efrat Cybulkiewicz 
  1. “I’m not looking for new beginnings or yearning for them; instead, I make these endless roads my own.” Scraps of Love, Shann Tajiah
  1. “The sky was thick with fog, and the sun behind it turned everything to a single color—not quite white, but pale and promising, like a blank page on which anything could be written.” “Anything goes.” Land of the Beautiful Dead, Lee Smith
  1. “We look forward to the arrival of a new beginning in the same way we look forward to the arrival of babies we never contemplated aborting.” Hopeful.” Darnell Lamont Walker 
  1. “Almost every business has legacy concerns, and no Data Scientist can go back in time and start over, but a smart Data Scientist can help organizations generate new endings,”  Damian Mingle
  1. “Do not belittle the days of humble beginnings.”. For it pleases God to see the work started.” Fresh Manna’s Shawanda R. Randolph
  1. “It was as if the land opened its mouth and breathed again as if it had been reborn.” Gods of Jade and Shadow, Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  1. “At any time, you can start over.” Life is simply the passage of time, and you have complete control over how you use it.” Charlotte Eriksson, You’re doing great.
  1. “August felt like he was standing on a precipice for one dazzling, boundless moment, the end of one universe and the beginning of another, a whisper and a bang.” This Savage Song, Victoria Schwab
  1. “The magic of new beginnings is unquestionably the most potent of all.” Martin, Josiyah
  1. “Sometimes the best new beginnings come from the most painful endings.” Bottom of the Sky’s Shae Ross
  1. “As the sun rises for the new year, never leave anything out to dry.” — I Am the Messenger, Markus Zusak
  1. “But plants grow again,” she murmured, her gaze drawn to the lush greenery all around her. “They dig new roots and carve out space for themselves in strange soil.” The Archangel’s Consort Nalini Singh
  1. “Horizons, straight from the bottle, cheap whisky, and your hands in mine.” Empty Roads & Broken Bottles, Charlotte Eriksson
  1. “If you keep starting with the same tired beginning, you’ll never get a new ending.” Single-Minded, Lisa Daily
  1. “It’s important to remember that ‘pieces’ aren’t the conclusion of what was, but the beginning of what will be.” – Lounsbrough, Craig D.
  1. “Perhaps I’m not too old to start over,” I reasoned, laughing and crying at the same time. Because I thought I was done with anything new just last night.” The Help’s Kathryn Stockett
  1. “We must leave the night behind to greet a lovely morning.” – Tarang Sinha, We’ll Meet Again…
  1. “Liberation is a never-ending battle.” And it’s a brand-new year.” Things I Should Have Told My Daughter, Pearl Cleage
  1. “Every new breath, every new moment, is a gift.” We have the option of starting from scratch right now.” Kaleb Kilton 
  1. “We can start our journey without judgment today.” — Ron Baratono
  1. “Forgiving love and allowing yourself to embrace it again takes courage; it’s like discovering wings you thought you’d lost.” – Micheline Jean Louis 
  1. “God is my strength and my defense,”. He strengthens me when I am weak. He makes me whole while I’m broken.” Sweet Destiny’s Amaka Imani Nkosazana
  1. “The best thing about existence is that any point in time can be the start of anything!” To put it another way, every moment of our lives contains a key to the unknown or closed doors to new paths!” Mehmet Murat ildan
  1. “We open doors to a new beginning when we share.” — Smith, Paul Bradley
  1. “Leave aside our knowledge and ignorance, failure and success; pain and gain; misery and happiness; it all comes down to learning, thinking fresh, and trying again every day.” Yesterday’s baggage – good or negative — might stifle our progress.” – Hafeez Khan, Shahenshah
  1. Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever: “The first step is always the hardest”
  1. “There are humble beginnings, but you must first be humble.” “Nothing is ever the same.” Melody Carstairs 
  1. “I’m not alone anymore.” The rest of the world is all around me. People depart, but new ones arrive every day. The catch is that you have to let them in by opening the door.” Who Needs Magic? – Kathy McCullough
  1. “Don’t let the fog of circumstance cloud your judgment and prevent you from making fresh starts.” When Success Eludes, Balroop Singh
  1. “Starting again” means accepting a history we can’t change, believing unwaveringly that the future can be different, and having the foresight to use the past to create the future, something it wasn’t. – Lounsbrough, Craig D.
  1. “Because you’ve been through the unthinkable, you can do the impossible.” Christina Rasmussen 
  1. “He’d spent so much of his life waiting to die that thinking about his future was like standing on the edge of a cliff, staring into a dizzying rush of the open sky.” The Golem and the Jinni, Helene Wecker
  1. “In life, the most difficult experiences and moments lead to the greatest strengths and progress.” Kemi Sogunle 
  1. “Like an eternal spring with new and beautiful garments, life stands before me.” Carl Friedrich 
  1. “The most satisfying conclusions are those that lead to fresh beginnings.” Mathangi Subramanian 
  1. “A new month, a new set of intents, a new set of goals, a new love, a new light, and a new start.” April Mae Monterrosa
  1. “A change of environment isn’t always the key to a better existence. It’s not always necessary to do anything more than open your eyes.” Making Wishes, Richelle E. Goodrich
  1. “Every twenty-four hours, the earth gives us a fresh start. It’s a recurring call to take a deep breath and start over; to imitate the sunrise and lighten up while reaching for the sky; to sing a happy song in our hearts like the early birds, and to wash away the dust from yesterday as faithfully as the morning dew.” Making Wishes, Richelle E. Goodrich
  1. “Now and again, life throws you a curveball. We sometimes hide the essence of our being out of fear of being judged by others. When the cosmos moves, we are given a tiny window of opportunity to start over. These are the times when we may be courageous and let our beautifully crafted souls shine.” New Beginnings, Cori Garrison
  1. “As we near the end of one chapter, the pen begins to ink up, prepared to write the next.” Mie Hansson
  1. “The mansion was rich, dense, and anchored in every way. It was everything I didn’t want to be. With its distinct smell of oak wood and sage, even the air spoke to its identity and history. I couldn’t help but feel insignificant in this place. Overwhelmed. Incompatible.” — Bianca Scardoni, Inception
  1. “Every novel I’ve ever read should end with a true beginning,” she says. Curfew, Adalet 
  1. “Sometimes the only way to start is to lose everything.” The Firebrand Legacy, by K. Kiser
  1. “Sometimes all a country needs is a complete collapse to start over!” Mehmet Murat ildan,
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