Connect with us

100 Quotes About New Beginnings and Starting Fresh

Published on January 15, 2020 7:00 AM EST
Quotes About New Beginnings and Starting Fresh

If your mind is telling you that it’s time for a new chapter, let this powerful collection of quotes about new beginnings allow you to become the change you want to see.

Motivate yourself to push past whatever is holding you back with the help of these new beginnings quotes as your inspiration.

Quotes About New Beginnings and Starting Fresh

How do I start a new beginning?

Looking to get out of your comfort zone and start your life over? Each one of us reaches a point where we get fed up with our current situation. During such times, letting go and starting over can be the best thing for you.

When you let go of what didn’t work, what held you back previously, or wipe out those fears that don’t deserve to rule you anymore, you create room to become a more passionate, engaged and inspiring individual.

So how can you start over? When creating the life you want, start by clearing out the things you won’t have use for and get your surrounding in order.

If there are habits, relationships, or activities that don’t work for you anymore,  it’s best to leave them out of your life altogether. After you’ve made some room, develop some new customs in your life and follow through with them.

Since none of us knows what the future holds, the idea of new beginnings can feel terrifying at times. However, if you focus on that which is optimistic and encouraging, starting afresh can be an exciting time.

Here are some inspirational quotes about new beginnings to give you the strength and courage to adjust to a new chapter in your life.

We also have a collection of moving quotes as well as these quotes about butterflies that will show you just how powerful a transformation can be. Be sure to check that as well.

Quotes about new beginnings and starting fresh

1. “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” —Seneca

thoughtful Quotes About New Beginnings

2. “No one can ever take your memories from you – each day is a new beginning, make good memories every day.” –Catherine Pulsifer

uplifting Quotes About New Beginnings

3. “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

Quotes About New Beginnings to help you take that step

4. “Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” ~ Carl Bard

Quotes About New Beginnings to uplift you

5. “It’s never too late to become who you want to be. I hope you live a life that you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

Quotes About New Beginnings and strengths

6. “There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth… not going all the way, and not starting.” –Buddha

Quotes About New Beginnings and going all the way

7. “New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.” – Lao Tzu

new beginnings quotes about life

8. “No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun! Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one!” — C. JoyBell C.

powerful Quotes about new beginnings

9. “Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

Quotes About New Beginnings and opportunity

10. “No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning.” – American Indian Proverb

Quotes About New Beginnings to make you wiser

Also check out these motivational January quotes about renewal.

Quotes about new beginnings and change.

11. “Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” —Guy Finley

Quotes About New Beginnings and starting over

12. “I discovered that a fresh start is a process. A fresh start is a journey – a journey that requires a plan.” – Vivian Jokotade

Quotes about new beginnings and the journey

13. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Herman Hesse

Quotes about new beginnings and letting go

14. “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” Plato

Quotes about new beginnings and work

15. “Nourish beginnings, let us nourish beginnings. Not all things are blest, but the seeds of all things are blest. The blessing is in the seed.” ~ Muriel Rukeyser

Quotes about new beginnings to nourish your soul

16. “Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.” – Meister Eckhart

Quotes about new beginnings in life

17. “You can learn new things at any time in your life if you’re willing to be a beginner. If you actually learn to like being a beginner, the whole world opens up to you.” — Barbara Shur

Quotes about new beginnings and time

18. “There will come a time when you believe everything is finished; that will be the beginning.” – Louis L’Amour

Quotes about new beginnings and success

19. “Change can be scary, but you know what’s scarier? Allowing fear to stop you from growing, evolving, and progressing.” — Mandy Hale

Quotes about new beginnings and change

20. “Your life does not get better by chance. It gets better by change.” — Jim Rohn

Quotes about new beginnings and taking chances

Quotes about new beginnings to inspire and teach

21. “Each day is a new beginning, the chance to do with it what should be done and not to be seen as simply another day to put in time.” – Catherine Pulsifer

Quotes about new beginnings and moving on

22. “Every moment is a fresh beginning.” —T.S. Eliot

Quotes about new beginnings and moving forward

23. “Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.” — Oprah Winfrey

Quotes about new beginnings and progress

24. “I realize there’s something incredibly honest about trees in winter, how they’re experts at letting things go.” —Jeffrey McDaniel

Quotes about new beginnings and the future

25. “The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again, less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.” –Steve Jobs

Quotes about new beginnings and dreams

26. “Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose – not the one you began with perhaps, but one you’ll be glad to remember.” –Anne Sullivan

Quotes about new beginnings and accomplishment

27. “Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It’s the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill

Quotes about new beginnings and courage

28. “Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.” – C. S. Lewis

Quotes about new beginnings and new experiences

29. “Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.” – Dale Turner

Quotes about new beginnings and possibilities

30. “Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.” –Ralph Blum

Quotes about new beginnings and new chapter in life

New beginnings quotes to help you erase the past

31. “Let’s forget the baggages of the past and make a new beginning.” – Shahbaz Sharif

32. “Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.” – Desmond Tutu

33. “Every day is a chance to begin again. Don’t focus on the failures of yesterday, start today with positive thoughts and expectations.” – Catherine Pulsifer

34. “Let go of yesterday. Let today be a new beginning and be the best that you can, and you’ll get to where God wants you to be.” – Joel Osteen

35. “No matter how hard the past is, you can always begin again.” – Buddha

quotes about new beginnings and life

36. “Champions keep playing until they get it right.” — Billie Jean King

37. “Celebrate endings – for they precede new beginnings.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

38. “Begin today. Declare out loud to the universe that you are willing to let go of struggle and eager to learn through joy.” –Sarah Ban Breathnach

39. “Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.” — Robin Sharma

40. “Every day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what might have been, and look at what can be.” – Marsha Petrie Sue

Inspirational quotes about new beginnings

41. “Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning. Yeah, everything is beautiful.” – Prince

42. “The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” – J.P. Morgan

43. “Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect.” – Alan Cohen

44. “Let us make each day our birthday – every morning life is new, with the splendors of the sunrise, and the baptism of the dew.” – S.A.R

45. “Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.” – Daphne Rose Kingma

46. “One can begin so many things with a new person – even begin to be a better man.” – George Eliot

quotes about new beginnings

47. “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go. They merely determine where you start.” — Nido Qubein

48. “Starting over is an acceptance of a past we can’t change, an unrelenting conviction that the future can be different, and the stubborn wisdom to use the past to make the future what the past was not.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

49. “Life is about change, sometimes it’s painful, sometimes it’s beautiful, but most of the time it’s both.” — Kristin Kreuk

50. “Every day is a fresh beginning, Every morn is the world made new.” – Sarah Chauncey Woolsey

Quotes about new beginnings to broaden your thoughts

51. “Much as we may wish to make a new beginning, some part of us resists doing so as though we were making the first step toward disaster.” – William Throsby Bridges

52. “Realize that if a door closed, it’s because what was behind it wasn’t meant for you.” ― Mandy Hale

53. “Rather than turning the page, it’s much easier to just throw the book away.” ― Anthony Liccione

54. “Perhaps that is where our choice lies — in determining how we will meet the inevitable end of things, and how we will greet each new beginning.” ― Elana K. Arnold

55. “Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.” ― Germany Kent

56. “It turned out that sometimes it’s enough to start doing things differently now.” ― Laini Taylor

57. “Sometimes we can only find our true direction when we let the wind of change carry us” ― Mimi Novic

58. “We look at the coming of a new beginning like we look at the coming of babies we never considered aborting. Hopeful.” ― Darnell Lamont Walker

59. “The magic in new beginnings is truly the most powerful of them all.”
Josiyah Martin

60. “To greet a lovely morning, we must leave the night behind.” ― Tarang Sinha

Quotes about new beginnings to make you better

61. “Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”― L.M. Montgomery

62. “Every sunset is an opportunity to reset. Every sunrise begins with new eyes.”― Richie Norton

63. “As long as I am breathing, in my eyes, I am just beginning.”― Criss Jami, Killosophy

64. “The life is possible without the past. You can always have a fresh start with life, at any point. Each moment millions of children’s are born to have a fresh start with life.”― Roshan Sharma

65. “The struggles we endure today will be the ‘good old days’ we laugh about tomorrow.”― Aaron Lauritsen

66. “She was obsessed with the idea of breaking with everything she had ever known or experienced, and starting on something new.”― Boris Pasternak

67. “Beginnings could happen more than once or in different ways.”― Rachel Joyce

68. “The greatest of all capabilities of a human being is to become born again.”― J.R. Rim

69. “He knows he will be born again, and start fresh anew.”― Dejan Stojanovic

70. “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.” —Joseph Campbell

Inspirational quotes about new beginnings

71. “The beginning is always today.”― Mary Shelley

72. “You’ve got a chance to start out all over again. A new place, new people, new sights. A clean slate. See, you can be anything you want with a fresh start.”― Annie Proulx

73. “There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow.”― Aaron Lauritsen

74. “We want a fresh start only because we didn’t sufficiently care for the last fresh start.”― Craig D. Lounsbrough

75. “I hope you realize that every day is a fresh start for you. That every sunrise is a new chapter in your life waiting to be written.”― Juansen Dizon

76. “The future begins today.”― Wayne Gerard Trotman

77. “I want every day to be a fresh start on expanding what is possible.”― Oprah Winfrey

78. “It’s a wise man who understands that every day is a new beginning, because boy, how many mistakes do you make in a day? I don’t know about you, but I make plenty. You can’t turn the clock back, so you have to look ahead.” —Mel Gibson

79. “There is always an opportunity to start again and again, if the old ways are not working last year, look for better ways of doing it in the new year and start again afresh.”― Bamigboye Olurotimi

80. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” —Lao Tzu

New beginning quotes to help you start afresh

81. “The secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates

82. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C. S. Lewis

83. “A Sunrise is God’s way of saying, “Let’s start again.” – Todd Stocker

84. “Recreate your life, always, always. Remove the stones, plant rose bushes and make sweets.Begin again.” – Cora Coralina

85. “I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.” – J. B. Priestly

86. “If I must start somewhere, right here and now is the best place imaginable.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

87. “If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.” – Dolly Parton

88. “It isn’t always a change of scenery needed to make life better. Sometimes it simply requires opening your eyes.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

89. “Never forget, Today, you have 100% of your life left.” – Tom Hopkins

90. “Oh, my friend, it’s not what they take away from you that counts. It’s what you do with what you have left.” – Hubert Humphrey

Other insightful quotes about new beginnings

91. “True mastery of a skill was only the beginning step to understanding it.” – Yoda

92. “Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.” – John Dewey

93. “When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense.” – Kahlil Gibran

94. “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” – T.S. Eliot

95. “Our life is an apprenticeship to the truth that around every circle another can be drawn; that there is no end in nature, but every end is a beginning, and under every deep a lower deep opens.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

96. “If God closes a door AND a window, consider the fact that it might be time to build a whole new house.” – Mandy Hale

97. “The fear of failure is a common motivation killer. People don’t try something new because they fear they will fail at it.” – Cary Bergeron

98. “There are some things one can only achieve by a deliberate leap in the opposite direction.” – Franz Kafka

99. “If you wish to be happy right from the beginning of your day, then it is about time to leave behind your past.” – Lorin Hopper

100. “It’s humbling to start fresh. It takes a lot of courage. But it can be reinvigorating. You just have to put your ego on a shelf & tell it to be quiet.” – Jennifer Ritchie Payette

How did you find these new beginnings quotes?

Sometimes life requires us to start over and rebuild from scratch. In order, to create the life you want, you have to be willing to let go of what isn’t working or what’s holding you back.

But because you do not know what’s written in your next chapter of life, the idea of starting afresh can be intimidating. Hopefully, these new beginnings quotes have given you the courage to start over and reboot your life for the better.

Did you enjoy these quotes about new beginnings? Which of the quotes was your favorite? Tell us in the comment section below. We would love to hear all about it.

1 Comment
Click to view

1 Comment

  1. Avatar

    Adewusi Oluwaseun

    January 12, 2019 at 10:48 PM

    Quoteso 7 13 and 18 were most inspiring for me especially 13. Many of us think it’s holding on that makes us strong but sometimes it’s letting go….

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *