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The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
Film is so much to do with perfection and how differently you can feel about someone at the beginning of the film and the end of the film.
If you look at the beginning of children‘s entertainment in literature, the first books that were written for kids were cautionary tales. They were books that were there to teach kids about growing up and how to live life.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
We started off as this platform inside Facebook; and we were pretty clear from the beginning that that wasn’t where it was going to end up. A lot of people saw it and asked, ‘Why is Facebook trying to get all these applications inside Facebook when the web is clearly the platform?’ And we actually agreed with that.
From the beginning of time, business has cozied up to government and gotten restrictions on competition and subsidies and stuff.
From the beginning, religious faith animated the American quest to explore the heavens.
Uncertainty is a very good thing: it’s the beginning of an investigation, and the investigation should never end.
Since the beginning, it was just the same. The only difference, the crowds are bigger now.
Remember tonight… for it is the beginning of always.
From the time I was elected to parliament, I was not voting for the government. I was sure it did not have a chance to survive. From the beginning, I was one of the organizers of the Maidan.
The 1920s was the beginning of the media age. For the first time people were taking influences from the radio, Vogue and Hollywood.
Love is a symbol of eternity. It wipes out all sense of time, destroying all memory of a beginning and all fear of an end.
A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables, nothing, nothing but vegetables.
The thing that upsets me the most is the entitlement of people that will stand with a flag and say to some other people that they need to go back to where they came from. When, in fact, they also would need to go back to where they came from, because you need to go all the way back to the beginning.
It’s a personality trait: from the very beginning, I knew what I was concentrating on. I’m only doing the kernel – I always found everything around it to be completely boring.
I became CEO at the beginning of the hit on old economy stocks. When something like that occurs in your first six months as a CEO of a more traditional branded firm, it makes for a fast learning curve.
Conflict is the beginning of consciousness.
From the beginning, it has been a no-no for a black man to touch a white woman.
I’ve been listening to a lot of Hollies stuff lately, and it’s beginning to sound pretty good to me.
My biggest dream from the beginning – besides Evanescence – is scoring film and writing music for film.
I want to consistently play well and win titles. I’m only at the beginning.
The overall tectonic shifts that are going on in games and more broadly in media are that everything is moving to becoming free, social, and accessible. But we’re just at the beginning of that. We can get to a day where short-session play can enhance, if not replace, text messaging as a way to stay in touch with people.
For me it’s absolutely necessary to start from the very beginning. I can’t think of coming and contributing something anywhere along the line other than the very start.
It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.
Ever since the beginning of rock and roll, there’s been an Axl Rose. And it’s just boring. It’s totally boring to me.
The law established by the Creator, which has existed from the beginning, extends over the whole globe, is everywhere and at all times binding upon mankind.
My interest in the sciences started with mathematics in the very beginning, and later with chemistry in early high school and the proverbial home chemistry set.
I think the varied backgrounds in the beginning were a plus. It took a while for people to understand what they were trying to do and get started, but it did provide for a lot of new ideas.
November is Native American Heritage month, and a good time to honor the legacy of our ancestors, but every day we should stop to think about our country’s beginning and that the United States would not exist if not for a great deal of sacrifice, blood, and tears by Indian Tribes across the country.
I always wanted to be in the limelight, and I found I could get it by being on the stage. That was the beginning of everything for me.
It’s interesting that instead of having to get tighter and more restricted for a collaboration, strangely enough, from the beginning, we’ve actually been more confident that we could handle this.
It is in revolutionary periods that the culmination of previous trends and the beginning of new ones appear.
A war between Saudi Arabia and Iran is the beginning of a major catastrophe in the region, and it will reflect very strongly on the rest of the world. For sure, we will not allow any such thing.
At the end of the day, what’s going to make bitcoin successful is more people making more interesting things, just like the beginning of the Internet.
I think it true that, you know, sometimes things start to change even before a government changes and, actually, I think you can begin to see even the Labour machine beginning to understand that it has become over-reliant on targets and processes, that local governments have been over-bossed and bullied.
All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant’s revolving door.
There is no point dwelling on the past because each day is a new beginning.
We are at the very beginning of time for the human race. It is not unreasonable that we grapple with problems. But there are tens of thousands of years in the future. Our responsibility is to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions, and pass them on.
I still like to play games that have a beginning, an end and a story.
My stories are full of facts; they have a beginning and an end. For that reason, they will never… occupy a place in contemporary literature.
From the beginning, the camera and I were great friends. It loves me, and I love it.
Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living. It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built. Where trust is, love can flourish.
Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.
I think it’s important to understand that in the big historical context of things, there has been land degradation from civilisation since the beginning of history. I mean, the Rajputana desert in India is a manmade desert caused by overgrazing.
What if the counterculture was only a stumbling beginning, rather than the best that could be hoped for?
Divine desperateness is the beginning of spiritual awakening because it gives rise to the aspiration for God-realisation.
Corona Light has had very faithful stewardship from us from the very beginning in 1989.
I remember the difficulty we had in the beginning replacing magnetic cores in memories and eventually we had both cost and performance advantages. But it wasn’t at all clear in the beginning.
What does the artist do? He draws connections. He ties the invisible threads between things. He dives into history, be it the history of mankind, the geological history of the Earth or the beginning and end of the manifest cosmos.
In my beginning is my end.
At the beginning of the 20th century, the ambition of the great painters was to make paintings that were like music, which was then considered as the noblest art.
There hasn’t been any art yet. Art is just beginning.
If I have one wish for my birthday, it is that 35 is the end of desperation and the beginning of acceptance. Part of that is believing that if I’m meant to give birth, I will.
Think about it for a brief moment. Suspend disbelief. Wind the clock forward 100 years. Do you think, as a species, we will still be struggling with the things that vex us today? Will we still be arguing about the same stuff? We will still be eating Cocoa Puffs? We are at the end of the beginning.
I think we’re in the beginning of a bull market. When a bull market begins, nine months later the economy turns around.
Following graduation from Amherst, a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship enabled me to test the depth of my interest in literary scholarship by beginning graduate studies at Harvard University.
I still suffer terribly from stage fright. I get sick with fear. Not every night, but at the beginning and on occasion – not necessarily when I’m expecting it. You just have to cope with it – take it on the chin and work through it, trying to use the adrenalin to perform.
I know at the beginning of our careers, my wife and I were gut wrenchingly competitive.
I was forced to be an artist and a CEO from the beginning, so I was forced to be like a businessman because when I was trying to get a record deal, it was so hard to get a record deal on my own that it was either give up or create my own company.
Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
Reagan was extreme. Beginning of his administration, one of the first things was to call in scabs – hadn’t been done for a long time, and it’s illegal in most countries – in the air controller strike.
Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.
Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.
In the beginning, there was silence. And out of the silence came the sound. The sound is not here.
On Capitol Hill, House Republicans have been doing our part. We’ve been hard at work developing policies that will help empower all Americans. We’re beginning to see results. We reduced taxes for everyone.
We’re at the beginning of the digitization and automation of biotech.
Martyrdom does not end something, it only a beginning.
We’re literally just beginning to learn how to use satellites to find sites. More and more people are realizing there’s this incredible tool.
Biologically the species is the accumulation of the experiments of all its successful individuals since the beginning.
I’m not old-fashioned when it comes to dating, but there’s something nice about a guy pulling out a girl’s chair and opening the door for her, even if it’s just in the beginning.
I think, because of the lack of guaranteed contracts in the league, there’s hesitancy to speaking your minds at times. But I feel like there could be a movement beginning where guys are feeling a little more comfortable talking about things that are important to them.
There were many people who tried to insult me and never appreciated me in the beginning. The biggest platform for me I would say more than South Industry, I will say was ‘Bigg Boss’. They made me realise who I am and what all I can do in my life.
What is happiness? Happiness, I think, has to come in the beginning, truly, from feeling a sense of well-being within yourself.
That was par for the course but I also found that commissions were being canceled and in fact I considered this directly libelous – I write biographies for a living as well as being a journalist – for a non fiction book to be called fiction from beginning to end.
The most compelling reason for most people to buy a computer for the home will be to link it to a nationwide communications network. We’re just in the beginning stages of what will be a truly remarkable breakthrough for most people – as remarkable as the telephone.
Strategy is, at some level, the ability to predict what’s going to happen, but it’s also about understanding the context in which it is being formulated. And then you have to be open-minded to the fact that you’re not going to get it right at the very beginning.
From the beginning of Queen there was such momentum that I never had any time to do anything else. My energy was 95% focused on the band.
I think everyone’s goal at the beginning of the year is to get to this time, to get an opportunity to play in the Super Bowl.
In the beginning, my blog was exclusively read by my mom.
From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there’s nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends.
The end is in the beginning and lies far ahead.
You have come to a stage where you almost have to work on yourself. You know, on finding some tranquility with which to respond to these things, because I realize that the biggest risk that many of us run is beginning to get inured to the horrors.
’24 Hour Party People’ was a comedy, and I knew that from the beginning.
They have learned that resistance is actually possible. The holds are beginning to slip away.
We are only beginning to learn what to say in a photograph. The world we live in is a succession of fleeting moments, any one of which might say something significant.
I think we are living in a time where the consumer has lots of choices, whether it’s coffee, newspapers or whatever it is. And there is parity in the market place, and as a result of that, the consumer is beginning to make decisions, not just on what things cost and the convenience of it.
The average age of the world’s greatest civilizations from the beginning of history has been about 200 years.
I was interested in Java the beginning, but the problem with Java is you do have to switch your platform.
At the beginning, everything’s possible and everybody gets equal time, all the characters, all the ideas. You don’t know who’s going to be the main characters; they’re all fighting it out. It’s like kind of the best time in a way.
A lot of the songs are written on piano or guitar, so I contribute, and I have done so since the beginning. So it’s been good to be involved completely musically as well.
From the beginning on, newspapers have prospered for one reason: giving readers the news that they want.
Everything that has a beginning comes to an end.
In the beginning, when I first found out I had a disease that was incurable, emotionally I had to get used to the idea of being sick before I could think about making any other major decisions in my life.
The work completed during the special session was just the beginning. During those six days we lit a spark that will positively impact the lives of our children and grandchildren, but the full fire is yet to come.
There is a difference between twenty-nine and thirty. When you are twenty-nine it can be the beginning of everything. When you are thirty it can be the end of everything.
It was the biggest suppression of voting rights in our country’s history since Jim Crow. And the thread of race runs from the beginning to the end of my book.
We began to do little things, have little scenes where we just talked about things that had nothing to do with the plot. In fact, in the beginning, they didn’t want us to do that. But as time went on, you see that in so many shows. I think we were the first to do that.
The most propagandistic element of ‘Frozen‘ was the transformation of the prince at the beginning of the story, who was a perfectly good guy, into a villain with no character development whatsoever about three-quarters of the way to the ending.
The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him.
At the beginning of the new century, it is the common aspiration of the peoples of the two countries to deepen mutual understanding, enhance trust, develop friendship and strengthen cooperation.
Affirmation without discipline is the beginning of delusion.
The most difficult and complicated part of the writing process is the beginning.
Sports broadcasting is very open now. In the beginning you did encounter more traditional attitudes and get comments. But I’m talking about 12 years ago.
Sometimes I feel an obligation to be accessible as a personality, but for me the driving force since the beginning has always been good work, taking risks, trying new things. If the door opens, go through it. Always go forwards.
The newspapers were always against me in the beginning because they thought I was depriving people of what they wanted.
To put down an ideogram of a table so that people will recognize it as a table is not the work of a painter, but to sense it for a moment as a magic carpet with a leg hanging down at each corner is the beginning of a painter’s imagination.
From the beginning of the Radiation Laboratory, I have had the rare good fortune of being in the center of a group of men of high ability, enthusiastic and completely devoted to scientific pursuits.
Eros is not tranquil – it gives us spikes of happiness rather than a constant feeling of wellbeing. It’s the love we feel at the beginning of a love affair and corresponds to the expression ‘falling in love‘ since it is as involuntary an impulse as a physical fall.
Things have never been easy for us, from the beginning.
In the beginning, fear was the dominant motivating force.
Architecture is the beginning of something because it’s – if you’re not involved in first principles, if you’re not involved in the absolute, the beginning of that generative process, it’s cake decoration.
I would advise any beginning writer to write the first drafts as if no one else will ever read them – without a thought about publication – and only in the last draft to consider how the work will look from the outside.
People are beginning to realize that education is power, that education is money, that education is an opportunity.
Saturn seems to have impressed the seal of melancholy on me from the beginning.
A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it. This must be understood from the very beginning. One must learn from him who knows.
The problem is that right from the beginning, there was this whole pressure that I’ve had to make it big. I don’t know if it’s my fault or if someone else created this atmosphere around me, but it’s been there.
Make your having dinner out become The Event of the Night, instead of just the beginning.
The spirit of house music, electronic music, in the beginning was to break the rules, to do things in many different ways.
We’ve all known how to smile since the beginning of time. We’ve all gotten married since the beginning of time. We’ve all had romance, glamour, and splendor. Representing that is incredibly important, because period drama for people who aren’t white shouldn’t mean only spotlighting trauma.
I think a playwright realizes after he finishes working on the script that this is only the beginning. What will happen when it moves into three dimensions?
I grabbed 19 rebounds in my first professional game, and somehow found a way to score 20 points. I felt real good about it. I felt that this was the beginning of something good.
Escape from the architecture ghetto is one of the major drivers and has been from the very beginning.
In the life of the spirit there is no ending that is not a beginning.
As British people, we don’t often face what our role in history is. We’re only just beginning to do that. Storytellers have an incredibly important role in confronting that and continuing the conversation.
Intimacies between women often go backwards, beginning in revelations and ending in small talk.
The response from the beginning has been really, really wonderful and positive. People have always really responded to me talking about mental health.
Hitler was good in the beginning, but he went too far.
When you go into the theatre and the lights dim, you want to entertain people from beginning to end. You want them to be swept up in your story, on the edge of their seats, unable to wait to see what happens next, be blown away and afterwards just go, ‘Wow!’
Newt correctly assumes that the American public is beginning to look down the road and at least distinguish the landmarks on either side and know where it wants go. We have a chance to lead it there.
Rock and Roll has no beginning and no end for it is the very pulse of life itself.
At the beginning, you are 20 and you can just imagine… don’t get me wrong, but having money. Then you realise that it’s not only about you and what you are doing but that you have to give back.
My biggest struggle was probably having to move from the Dominican to the United States to go to high school. Moving to Michigan, the weather, the language, I didn’t speak English at all. That adjustment for me was difficult at the beginning.
I read every script from beginning to end, and I read every draft that I can. I like the show, I like the character, and I want to protect both of those things.
I’m 31 now. I think I’m beginning to understand what life is, what romance is, and what a relationship means.
The beginning of a plot is the prompting of desire.
In the beginning, there were Real Programmers.
One of the things that I tell beginning writers is this: If you describe a landscape, or a cityscape, or a seascape, always be sure to put a human figure somewhere in the scene. Why? Because readers are human beings, mostly interested in human beings. People are humanists. Most of them are humanists, that is.
Honesty is of God and dishonesty of the devil; the devil was a liar from the beginning.
With Whitesnake it would have been inappropriate for me to have played Deep Purple songs, although I did at the beginning because I didn’t have enough Whitesnake songs.
I love writers all across the board, but one who influenced me very directly at the beginning was Mary Renault.
Few people at the beginning of the nineteenth century needed an adman to tell them what they wanted.
God’s blessing has been on America from the very beginning of this nation, and I believe God isn’t done with America yet.
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Joe Biden’s nomination of gun-grabber David Chipman, who wants to ban, confiscate, and destroy the most popular self-defense and hunting rifle in America owned by millions of American patriots, is a clear indication that the ATF’s war on gun owners is just beginning and is about to crank up.
In the beginning, my mother humored me when I told her I wanted to be a reporter.
Because of poverty, we must adopt the capitalist means of production to develop our resources to get rich. However, if we ignore the issue of social justice at the beginning of China’s industrialization, we will sow the seeds of class warfare in the future.
The past is but the past of a beginning.
The ‘Course in Miracles‘ says one day you will realize that death is not the punishment but the reward. And it says that birth is not the beginning of life but a continuation. And physical death is not the end of life but a continuation.
Most were beginning to feel they had learned enough to last for the rest of their lives. They remained mathematicians, but largely went their own way.
I am convinced that when the history of international law comes to be written centuries hence, it will be divided into two periods: the first being from the earliest times to the end of the nineteenth century, and the second beginning with the Hague Conference.
Abstract painting is abstract. It confronts you. There was a reviewer a while back who wrote that my pictures didn’t have any beginning or any end. He didn’t mean it as a compliment, but it was.
Laughter is not at all a bad beginning for a friendship, and it is far the best ending for one.
In the beginning I used to say, ‘I’m healthy, my cholesterol‘s fine, I don’t have high blood pressure, I don’t have diabetes.’ By telling people that you see a doctor, and telling people that you’re healthy, it’s perpetuating the abuse against bigger bodies and the mindset that we owe it to people to be healthy.
The Bullet Club from the beginning was just a group of talented guys who were having fun together and tried to make pro wrestling as exciting as it can be.
My parents told me in the very beginning as a young child when I raised the question about segregation and racial discrimination, they told me not to get in the way, not to get in trouble, not to make any noise.
I’m just never getting there. I’m getting round to it. I’m beginning to understand it a bit more.
God in the beginning formed matter in solid, massy, hard, impenetrable, movable particles, of such sizes and figures, and with such other properties, and in such proportion to space, as most conduced to the end for which he formed them.
I am an admirer of Modi’s work from the beginning.
With ‘Avatar,’ you’re beginning to see the need for less and less actors and less of an appreciation for live acting.
Knowing that you are going to die is, I suspect, the beginning of wisdom.
I get the beginning. I get the end. Then I write the middle. That’s how I do it.
The necessity to conceptualise has to come very early on, and defining a vector of development for that film also at the beginning of the process will allow you much more freedom as you go along.
In the modern operas that ‘Miss Saigon’ and ‘Les Miz’ are, nobody breaks out into song from conventional book dialogue. Everything is sung from beginning to end, including the recitative.
A hard beginning maketh a good ending.
I should have no objection to go over the same life from its beginning to the end: requesting only the advantage authors have, of correcting in a second edition the faults of the first.
I never thought I was doing any great work. I never thought I would last. In the beginning, I was terrible. I never used to speak to people. I used to start crying. I was extra sensitive. I would run away home and feel miserable. I didn’t know how to behave then. I was touchy. People interpreted it as arrogance.
I was wearing black clothes almost from the beginning. I feel comfortable in black. I felt like black looked good onstage, that it was attractive, so I started wearing it all the time.
I was the first person in my family who was ever interested in dance, or fine art of any kind for that matter – I came from a very humble beginning in San Pedro, California.
Meditation is painful in the beginning but it bestows immortal Bliss and supreme joy in the end.
The gods did not reveal, from the beginning, all things to us.
Young people encounter great challenges at the beginning of their careers.
When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.
I’ve been very lucky, from the beginning. I’ve found that as long as you’re fundamentally good – as long as you’re not being bad to people – people give you a lot of room to be yourself, because being yourself is being honest. And that’s what people want to see.
So long as the universe had a beginning, we could suppose it had a creator. But if the universe is really completely self-contained, having no boundary or edge, it would have neither beginning nor end: it would simply be. What place, then, for a creator?
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.
And gradually they’re beginning to recognize the fact that there’s nothing more secure than a democratic, accountable, and participatory form of government. But it’s sunk in only theoretically, it has not yet sunk in completely in practical terms.
If I made a musical in the beginning of my career, it would have been crane shots and tracking shots and people coming out of cakes and whatever, but these techniques are something that I’ve left behind me.
Well, the big products in electronics in the ’50s were radio and television. The first big computers were just beginning to come in and represented the most logical market for us to work in.
From the beginning, I wanted to make dance music with a human element to it.
I had a hard time publishing my books in the beginning of my career, because editors were afraid what people would think of THEM, personally, if their name was associated with me.
We are beginning to see intimations of this in the implantation of computer devices into the human body.
The educated Southerner has no use for an ‘r’, except at the beginning of a word.
The first time I saw nitroglycerine was in the beginning of the Crimean War. Professor Zinin in St. Petersburg exhibited some to my father and me, and struck some on an anvil to show that only the part touched by the hammer exploded without spreading.
The truth is that beginning in the 1970s, the heart of our Democratic party, America’s strong striving middle class, began drifting away from us.
As time goes on, I realize more and more that, beginning in the early 30’s, David Smith began setting the precedent for what was to come later for many of us.
I did seven indies because the independent market used to be a lot better before all the stars were doing independents. As a beginning actor, that’s where you started.
It would seem that the Watergate story from beginning to end could be used as a primer on the American political system.
Until the June 1967 war I was completely caught up in the life of a young professor of English. Beginning in 1968, I started to think, write, and travel as someone who felt himself to be directly involved in the renaissance of Palestinian life and politics.
Beginning in 1973 and then acts in ’77, ’78, 1980, 1994 and then into the 21st century in the international arena, governments have steadily gotten out of the transportation business.
From the beginning, Madam C. J. Walker‘s message was as much about hair and beauty as it was about empowering other women. She knew that confidence and self-assurance are key ingredients to success, and that true beauty comes from within.
I said from the very beginning, ‘Yahoo should position itself as a technology innovation company, not as a media company.’
The thing about being black and having a different accent, in the beginning, is that it makes you foreign.
It’s just a matter of writing the kind of book I enjoy reading. Something better be happening at the beginning, and then on every page after, or I get irritated.
I’m not even close to where I want to be; it’s just a little mini step on the way. This is only the beginning.
The ‘that’s right’ breakthrough usually doesn’t come at the beginning of a negotiation. It’s invisible to the counterpart when it occurs, and they embrace what you’ve said. To them, it’s a subtle epiphany.
You know, in the beginning when your first payroll comes up and you have to borrow money to meet the payroll, you lose sleep the night before, and you say to yourself real fast, ‘Well, maybe I should keep working a couple more years. It’s sobering.
That’s right, fall in one pit and start over from the beginning! Well, thankfully my buddies practically tied me to my chair until I put in extra lives and I’m glad they did.
It can have its effect only through the intervention of God, inasmuch as in the ideas of God a monad rightly demands that God, in regulating the rest from the beginning of things, should have regard to itself.
If you would take, you must first give, this is the beginning of intelligence.
In the beginning, people think vulnerability will make you weak, but it does the opposite. It shows you’re strong enough to care.
Through the wholesale destruction of the representatives of a class that from the beginning of history had been the directing and creative force in civilization, a process began which was almost mechanical.
In my case, my life has changed and improved because different things have motivated me. For example, in the beginning, my motivation was to help my family. Later on, my motivation was to be the best.
All the books I have written have been one book, from the beginning.
The American Revolution was a beginning, not a consummation.
Truth is the beginning of every good to the gods, and of every good to man.
In every phenomenon the beginning remains always the most notable moment.
At fifty, that is in 1880, I formulated the idea of unity, without being able to render it. At sixty, I am beginning to see the possibility of rendering it.
Beginning in the Clinton administration, there was, for nearly two decades, a broad bipartisan consensus that the best Internet policy was light-touch regulation – rules that promoted competition and kept the Internet ‘unfettered by federal or state regulation.’ Under this policy, a free and open Internet flourished.
This is just the beginning, the beginning of understanding that cyberspace has no limits, no boundaries.
Me, the bard out of work, the Lord has applied to His service. In the very beginning, He gave me the order to sing His praises night and day. The Master summoned the minstrel to His True Court. He clothed me with the robe of His true honour and eulogy. Since then, the True Name had become my ambrosial food.
Knowing yourself, and learning to love yourself as you are, is the beginning of beauty. I think the most important thing is to show off what’s most beautiful about you and to hide what’s less beautiful.
I didn’t really like snowboarding in the beginning. Now, I just love it. I’m in love with it.
Time is not eternal but was created by God at the beginning.
In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.
It’s impossible to consider living without ideals. However, when ideas lead to ideology, that’s a very dangerous thing. Ideology then leads to creating the image of an enemy, and it leads to the murder and massacre that we’ve seen since the beginning of time.
Boxing, for me, it’s the beginning of all sports. I’m willing to bet that the first sport was a man against another man in a fight, so I think that’s something innate in all of us.
Beginning with exercise, the best training program available for real results is circuit training.
A lot of technologies in the world were unusual in the beginning, and became standard. That’s the beauty of bottom-up entrepreneurship and innovations.
The stress on the financial system in the fall of 2007 was significant, but not so significant as to threaten the overall stability of the U.S. economy, although it did lead to the beginning of a recession at the end of 2007.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
A first sign of the beginning of understanding is the wish to die.
If the United States had maintained its spending under Ronald Reagan, it is possible that the attacks of 9/11 – presaged by Islamic terror attacks on multiple American targets beginning with the first bombing of the World Trade Center in 1993 – would have been stopped.
The shock of any trauma, I think changes your life. It’s more acute in the beginning and after a little time you settle back to what you were. However it leaves an indelible mark on your psyche.
America is not nearly done. We’re only in the beginning. Who knows who we will be? Who knows… what color we will be? It is all something that, maybe, our descendants – if they survive that long – will see.
Many a time from a bad beginning great friendships have sprung up.
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close.
In genetic epistemology, as in developmental psychology, too, there is never an absolute beginning.
The beginning of a friendship, the fact that two people out of the thousands around them can meet and connect and become friends, seems like a kind of magic to me. But maintaining a friendship requires work. I don’t mean that as a bad thing. Good art requires work as well.
Life is complex. You don’t have any person who is nice from the beginning until the end. You don’t always have the notion of redemption. The bad people don’t always pay.
I’ve been obsessed with sunglasses since the beginning of time.
At the beginning of my career as a writer, I felt I knew nothing of Chinese culture. I was writing about emotional confusion with my mother related to our different beliefs. Hers was based in family history, which I didn’t know anything about. I always felt hesitant in talking about Chinese culture and American culture.
To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.
First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.
The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them.
Sometimes you learn more from failure than you do from success, and in some ways it’s better to have failure at the beginning of your career, or your life.
One of the reasons it is considered such a privilege to sit on a Man Booker jury is because it is famously rigorous. The judging is not a gig for lightweights. Not only are all five judges expected to have read all 155 books from beginning to end, but they have to be able to talk fluently about every book at length.
Everything seems fine until you’re about 40. Then something is definitely beginning to go wrong. And you look in the mirror with your old habit of thinking, ‘While I accept that everyone grows old and dies, it’s a funny thing, but I’m an exception to that rule.’
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.
I inherited a sick economy and passed on a sound one. But one abiding regret for me is that, in between, I did not have the resources to put in place the educational and social changes about which I cared to much; I made only a beginning, and it was not enough.
As the old saw says well: every end does not appear together with its beginning.
I don’t think DIY is something that necessarily comes to mind when people hear Third Eye Blind, but that is completely how we’ve been from the beginning.
Obsolescence never meant the end of anything, it’s just the beginning.
When I first started, I just wanted to work. I wouldn’t necessarily do anything, but I’d pretty much almost do anything at the very beginning.
The time to stop a revolution is at the beginning, not the end.
A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century.
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
But naturalists are now beginning to look beyond this, and to see that there must be some other principle regulating the infinitely varied forms of animal life.
I think that it can be said of a lot of artists, and myself included, that we made the same record over and over from the beginning.
Life on earth is such a good story you cannot afford to miss the beginning… Beneath our superficial differences we are all of us walking communities of bacteria. The world shimmers, a pointillist landscape made of tiny living beings.
I grew up in a city called Southfield, and it’s one of the most diverse cities in the country. Just from the different socio-economic statuses and racial and ethnic groups I was around, I was around all different types of music from the beginning.
Since the beginning, I always loved the game. When you grow up in Montreal, one day you want to be a professional hockey player. When I was six or seven, I knew that was what I wanted.
There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. Yet that will be the beginning.
The more I support with my economic plans the building of a middle class, the quicker they’re going to turn around and say, ‘Hey, we want a bigger say in things.’ So, I knew what I was getting into right at the beginning. It’s the right thing to do.
I thought that my movie career was finished. I was quite happy to dedicate myself 100% to the theater. Surprisingly enough, I’ve never gotten so many work offers. It’s so exciting, this feeling of a new beginning after 40.
I think the human race made a big mistake at the beginning of the industrial revolution, we leaped for the mechanical things, people need the use of their hands to feel creative.
I’m now beginning to feel that the pessimistic vision is not for the movies.
We are living in the beginning of a mass extinction and our climate is breaking down.
What really went wrong is that General Motors has had this philosophy from the beginning that what’s good for General Motors is good for the country. So, their attitude was, ‘We’ll build it and you buy it. We’ll tell you what to buy. You just buy it.’
In the very beginning, we went on tours with Rammstein in really small clubs. We didn’t even have a record out. We played in restaurants and pubs in the south of Germany.
The journey has been incredible from its beginning.
I started doing ’30 Rock’ and started writing ‘Mystery Team’ at the beginning of that. While I was doing ‘Mystery Team,’ I started practicing stand-up. While I was doing stand up, I got ‘Community.’ It’s like I planted trees six years ago, and now they have fruit.
When you face unexpected events, you have to try to overcome those problems, but at the same time, you have to continue working according to the plan that you defined since the beginning. So that’s what we have tried to do – not to avoid the urgent responses but to continue the route that we had defined.
I see marriage as a new beginning in my life.
For me, the best thing you can do as a man in loving someone is to do your best, go on that walk, and at the end of that walk be as much of a gentleman as you were in the beginning.
When we dream alone it is only a dream, but when many dream together it is the beginning of a new reality.
Well, I’m a huge fan of Ryan Adams, who’s from North Carolina. And he’s beginning to break really quite big.
I like to work at the beginning of projects. Once they get stable, I’ll hand them off.
From the very beginning, I’ve always just wanted to do something I’ve never done before. I’m still just trying to be on that path. It’s all about working with filmmakers that you believe in.
I think we all suffer from acute blindness at times. Life is a constant journey of trying to open your eyes. I’m just beginning my journey, and my eyes aren’t fully open yet.
With a movie you’re creating from the beginning this particular work, let’s not call it work of art, because very few movies are works of art, let’s just call them bits of popular culture, whatever they are, sometimes very rarely by accident a movie becomes a work of art.
In the beginning I had a real work problem. Every time I had job I had to convince the immigration authorities I was the only man for that job and get a special work permit until I went under contract to MGM.
The beginning is always today.
Music’s always been at the heart of Apple. It’s deep in our DNA. We’ve sold Macs to musicians since the beginning of Macs.
One lifetime is never enough to accomplish one’s horticultural goals. If a garden is a site for the imagination, how can we be very far from the beginning?
I don’t think this is the end of Oprah, it’s only the beginning. I have a feeling that she’ll probably have her own station, and continue to do what she does.
I have known from the beginning one thing you need to know. That is, the music business is a business.
I don’t start a piece knowing exactly what effect it’s going to have. There is a seed of an idea that I could never articulate, right at the beginning of the piece, literally like one cell.
When you are a beginning film maker you are desperate to survive. The most important thing in the end is survival and being able to get to your next picture.
From the beginning of our history the country has been afflicted with compromise. It is by compromise that human rights have been abandoned.
In racing, we have a better chance of it happening quicker because we have attracted good people to come to work for us. It’s the beginning of a great adventure, and we’re looking forward to it.
Right from the beginning, I always strived to capture everything I saw as completely as possible.
Whatever team I go to is going to be a challenge at the beginning and I’m going to have to persevere through it.
I do expect that the President will say something at the beginning of his remarks today, at the conversation.
Either your understanding of the meaning of music is there from the beginning or it is not.
I truly believe that ‘Easier’ is the beginning of the best era for 5SOS.
That’s something that is almost accidental at the beginning of a career, but the more you write, the more trained you are to recognize the little signals.
Linux evolved in a completely different way. From nearly the beginning, it was rather casually hacked on by huge numbers of volunteers coordinating only through the Internet.
Art at its most significant is a Distant Early Warning System that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it.
When I was at the end of middle school and the beginning of high school, I fell in love with hockey in a serious way.
Respect for self is the beginning of cultivating virtue in men and women.
So, my style has hopefully changed over the years and it is more relaxed, and I do tend to smile and have more than one expression these days hopefully – which I didn’t at the beginning.
Yes, it’s a prequel. It tells the story about how the girls were born with superpowers, but they weren’t necessarily heroes at the beginning of this movie, so the movie is about the events that happen in their life to make them decide to be heroes.
Every parent knows this moment in a child’s age when he or she needs your attention in a very specific way because it’s the beginning and ending of the early life of imagination. It’s such a responsibility.
My record as a pro-life governor is not in dispute. I am completely pro-life, and I believe that we should have a culture of life. It’s informed by my faith from beginning to end. And this not just as it related to unborn babies – I did it at the end of life issues as well. This is something that goes way beyond politics.
In the beginning there was nothing. God said, ‘Let there be light!’ And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better.
This also is a part of the Church’s teaching, that the world was made and took its beginning at a certain time, and is to be destroyed on account of its wickedness.
I have a confession to make. In the beginning, I did not understand the Kate Moss phenomenon.
I think that all research scientists think of themselves as belonging to a grand tradition, building on work that has been worked on since the very beginning of science itself. Whereas I’m not sure writers think of themselves in the same way.
An end of something means the beginning of something else, and I don’t think that something else is going to be the death of the manned space program.
The beginning of a career is hard for many players, often because of the ordinary day-to-day problems that football and life bring.
There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the passion of life.
There must be a beginning of any great matter, but the continuing unto the end until it be thoroughly finished yields the true glory.
I enjoy very much being in a foreign country, in a new country, new place. And I enjoy also beginning a new book. It’s like being someone else.
They started to try and keep us off the air in the beginning.
At the beginning of the season, you’re still getting your fitness levels up, and those first few games are quite tough.
The tragedy of the civil rights movement is that just as it achieved the beginning of the end of racial segregation, white educated elites became swept up in the glamour of the sexual revolution.
I like the idea of the documentary as a portrait. There’s not a chronological beginning, middle, and end structure. You build something in the editing room that’s shaped by getting to know the person and digging deeper, unpeeling the layers of them as you get to know them.
Musically, swing pretty much dominated in the ’30s. And into the late ’30s, swing is beginning to change over to bebop in the early ’40s, which is exactly when this new science of theoretical physics, particularly theoretical atomic physics, was really coming to the fore.
In the beginning it was all black and white.
I didn’t build Auntie Anne’s alone. That would have been impossible. From the very beginning, we had a team around us that was exceptional. Our company was successful because of the dedicated people who worked for us.
Now that digital lifestyle devices, tablets, wireless phones, and other Internet appliances are beginning to come of age, we need to worry about presenting our content to these devices so that it is optimized for their display capabilities.
More than an end to war, we want an end to the beginning of all wars – yes, an end to this brutal, inhuman and thoroughly impractical method of settling the differences between governments.
Just as appetite comes by eating, so work brings inspiration, if inspiration is not discernible at the beginning.
Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.
Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.
I’m supposed to be making comics, so I had to do it the best way I knew how, which is what those guys at the beginning of the Twentieth Century were doing.
In the beginning of the year 1665, I found the method of approximating series and the rule for reducing any dignity of any binomial into such a series.
A lot of times, in the beginning of my career, I put pressure on myself just because I wanted to perform so well. I just wanted to be perfect.
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
The beginning of Canadian cultural nationalism was not ‘Am I really that oppressed?’ but ‘Am I really that boring?’
Some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end.
I say that human nature is the original beginning and the raw material, and deliberate effort is what makes it patterned, ordered, and exalted.
We all learned in kindergarten that the beginning is a very good place to start. As we have this debate on illegal immigration and illegal entry into this country, let’s begin at the very beginning by sealing the borders to this great Nation.
Cricket needs brightening up a bit. My solution is to let the players drink at the beginning of the game, not after. It always works in our picnic matches.
Yet there’s a hunger in me still. I’m like only beginning. I feel like I still have so much to learn.
I’d like President Bush to get a gun in his hands. I’ll go with him. I can’t think of anything better than to die in place ‘s just beginning their lives.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
I have watched every single season of ‘American Idol‘ since the beginning, when Ryan Seacrest co-hosted with Brian Dunkleman. Brian who? Exactly.
I think growing up in South Africa, and then moving to Canada, I’m just genuinely interested in the difference between the First World and the Third World, immigration, and how the new, globalized world is beginning to operate. All of those things run through my mind a lot.
The intelligent minority of this world will mark 1 January 2001 as the real beginning of the 21st century and the Third Millennium.
I knew I wasn’t going to make money in the beginning, so I found another way to support myself – I was a receptionist. It’s quite smart to work that way. Otherwise, you get vicious and desperate, and no one wants to work with you. Build your career slowly; then people start to trust you and pay you well.
Beginning in the 11th century, a less-fragmented Europe began to take shape, and what we now call medieval culture – in which literature and learning made a noticeable rebound – spread through much of the territory Rome had once dominated.
The world’s creation has a beginning from the world’s point of view, not from God’s.
I have a wish. It as a fear as well – that in my end will be my beginning.
And, I may add, from what totally unexpected sources come many of those who from the comparatively modest beginning in the chorus rise to the heights of really great achievement in the theatrical profession.
From the beginning, when I first got an idea for a story and wondered if I could write it, it has always been the story that has driven me.
Just as it had taken centuries to determine the true nature of the universe, so also the search for the beginning of human life proceeded well into the 20th century.
Maybe this will be the beginning of a trend? Flat taxes, cutting foreign aid, a referendum on Europe, grammar schools. Who knows?
I think the discipline comes with turning that cellphone and Blackberry off and unplugging completely. You do that and you go through some withdrawals in the beginning. You start thinking, ‘Oh, do I need to do this? Do I need to do that?’ You forget that we were doing just fine with the payphone.
Words have power. Words created this universe… Everything started with the Word. The Bible says, ‘In the beginning was the word.’ In the same way, your words have creative power.
One of the best things to me about ‘Skate’ is that if you play this game from beginning to end, you just got a complete education on what skateboarding is.
I did commit to myself that I would not jump back into being the workaholic that I can be before I gave myself an honest opportunity to create the marriage of my dreams and to create the beginning of the family of my dreams, and that took a hot second.
My experiences have been, from the very beginning, cultural and creative. And my business has been a way of exposing the culture, exposing the artists so that the world could hear and see them.
In the beginning there was nothing and God said ‘Let there be light’, and there was still nothing but everybody could see it.
Film and television are just different. Film is cool because it’s a complete package. You know the beginning, middle, and end. You can plan it out more, which I like. But with television you get a new script every week, so it’s constantly a mystery as to what you’re going to be doing.
This is the beginning, and the dawn of a new era of transportation.
With the violin, for example, one understands culturally that the sound comes from the instrument that can be seen. With electronic music, it is not the same at all. That’s why it seemed so important to me, from the beginning of my career, to invent a grammar, a visual vocabulary adapted to electronic music.
A lot of Christians have been taught a story that begins in chapter 3 of Genesis, instead of chapter 1. If your story doesn’t begin in the beginning, but begins in chapter 3, then it starts with sin, and so the story becomes about dealing with the sin problem. So Jesus is seen as primarily dealing with our sins.
Anytime you get an idea, you need people to help you put it together. That is the beginning of an institution. When you create an institution, levels of authority and boundaries need to be established. If everybody owns it, nobody owns it. If everybody is responsible for it, nobody will be responsible.
If our inconceivably ancient universe even had any beginning, the conditions determining that beginning must even now be engraved in the atomic weights.
I’m not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there; it’s like relaxing into – and an acceptance of – things.
We’ve been merging with tools since the beginning of human evolution, and arguably, that’s one of the things that makes us human beings.
Every revolution seems impossible at the beginning, and after it happens, it was inevitable.
I don’t know if it’s a romantic comedy but I’m in the beginning of the first of the season of ‘The West Wing.’ We shot it last year. I don’t know. If anyone asks me to be in one, I’ll jump on it.
Apparently, my mother still thought I had too much energy so she signed me up for a local theatre group, marking the beginning of my career.
At the very beginning of my creative life I loved humanity. I wanted to do something good for mankind. Soon I understood that it isn’t possible to save mankind.
Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
To my mind, what we ought to have maintained from the beginning was the strictest neutrality. If we had done this, I do not believe we would have been on the verge of war at the present time.
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.
The future is always beginning now.
There is no other way of writing a novel than to begin at the beginning at to continue to the end.
How You Like That’ has Blackpink’s own color and it’s more powerful than the previous songs. We tried to put in pop, rock and hip-hop aspects in it. Orchestral sound in the beginning is very impressive.
It is a tremendous act of violence to begin anything. I am not able to begin. I simply skip what should be the beginning.
The Beginning of Survival is my best album. I am very proud of it, and I am surprised at it, too. I thought some of Travelogue was a little heavy, but I don’t think this is heavy.
Well, ‘The Wellspring‘ was written from 1983 to 1986. And it had a section in the beginning that was poems that began from others’ experience.
We’ve persevered because of a belief we share with the Iraqi people – a belief that out of the ashes of war, a new beginning could be born in this cradle of civilization. Through this remarkable chapter in the history of the United States and Iraq, we have met our responsibility. Now, it’s time to turn the page.
I think I’ve always been pretty shameless about seeking out people much smarter and much more experienced than me from the very beginning.
Till 1782, I believed in the doctrine of Calvin: that is, that the majority of mankind were objects of divine condemnation and that their punishment would be everlasting. The ‘Systeme de la Nature,’ read about the beginning of that year, changed my opinion and made me a Deist.
There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don’t see them.
I think Ed Koch is the person most responsible for allowing AIDS to get out of control. It happened here first, on his watch. If he had done what any moral human being should have done in the beginning, and put out alarms, then a lot fewer people would have gotten sick.