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Start now. Start where you are. Start with fear. Start with pain. Start with doubt. Start with hands shaking. Start with voice trembling but start. Start and don’t stop. Start where you are, with what you have. Just … start.

Umebinyuo - start now - wist_info quote

Ijeoma Umebinyuo (contemp.) Nigerian poet
“Start now” (27 Sep 2014)
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Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise.

[Dimidium facti qui coepit habet; sapere aude; incipe!]

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Horace (65-8 BC) Roman poet and satirist [Quintus Horacius Flaccus]
Epistles, Book 1, Epistle 2, ll. 39-40 [tr. Cowley]

Alt. trans.: "He who has begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin!"
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Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished?
Yes: work never begun.

Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) English poet
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The starting point of all achievement is desire.

Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) American author, motivational writer
Think and Grow Rich (1937)
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The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that costs.

Marie Anne de Vichy-Chamrond, Marquise du Deffand (1697-1780) French hostess and patron of the arts [Madame du Deffand].
Letter to Horace Walpole (6 Jun 1767)
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‘Where shall I begin, please your Majesty?’ he asked.

‘Begin at the beginning,’ the King said, gravely, ‘and go on till you come to the end: then stop.’

Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) English writer and mathematician [pseud. of Rev. Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, ch. 12 (1865)
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He that will not set sail till all dangers are over must never put out to sea.

Thomas Fuller (1654-1734) English writer, physician
Gnomologia, #2353 (1732)
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