35 Inspiring Quotes on New Beginnings & Fresh Starts

In life, we all need our fresh starts. It’s a chance to begin strong once again on a new pathway. I hope these quotes inspire you towards chasing new dreams and visions of the future.

Best Quotes on New Beginnings

1. 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

2. New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.

Lao Tzu

3. Every moment is a fresh beginning.

T.S. Eliot

4. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.

Ralph Blum

5. Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Martin Luther King Jr.

6. 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

7. There will come a time when you believe everything is finished; that will be the beginning.

Louis L’Amour

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.

Herman Hesse

12. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

13. I discovered that a fresh start is a process. A fresh start is a journey – a journey that requires a plan.

Vivian Jokotade

14. Sometimes painful endings bring the best new beginnings.

Shae Ross

15. Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.

Guy Finley

16. 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

17. No matter how hard the past is, you can always begin again.


18. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

19. I want every day to be a fresh start on expanding what is possible.

Oprah Winfrey

20. The beginning is the most important part of the work.


21. True mastery of a skill was only the beginning step to understanding it.


22. 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

23. A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Lao Tzu

24. 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

25. If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.

Paulo Coehlo

26. Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future.

Daphne Rose Kingma

27. If I must start somewhere, right here and now is the best place imaginable.

Richelle E. Goodrich

28. Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect.

Alan Cohen

29. Once you realize you deserve a bright future, letting go of your dark past is the best choice you will ever make.

Roy T. Bennett

30. Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.

Germany Kent

31. Hit the reset button. Whatever happened yesterday, forget about it. Get a new perspective. Today is a new day. Fresh start, begins now.

Germany Kent

32. Every day is a fresh beginning, Every morn is the world made new.

Sarah Chauncey Woolsey

33. There is so much about my fate that I cannot control, but other things do fall under the jurisdiction. I can decide how I spend my time, whom I interact with, whom I share my body and life and money and energy with. I can select what I can read and eat and study. I can choose how I’m going to regard unfortunate circumstances in my life-whether I will see them as curses or opportunities. I can choose my words and the tone of voice in which I speak to others. And most of all, I can choose my thoughts.

Elizabeth Gilbert

34. Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.

Desmond Tutu

35. The hardest part is starting. Once you get that out of the way, you’ll find the rest of the journey much easier.

Simon Sinek

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