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Reason Exhausted

Faith begins where Reason sinks exhausted.

- Albert Pike

Take Form

The concept of the marvelous begins to take form when it arises from an unexpected alteration of reality, the miracle.

- Alejo Carpentier

Scrap Factory

When a machine begins to run without human aid, it is time to scrap it - whether it be a factory or a government.

- Alexander Chase

Vice Too

The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice.

- Alexander Pope

Thought Philosophic

Philosophy begins in wonder. And, at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best, the wonder remains.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Voice Piano

In the piano, one has the instrument complete before he begins; but in the case of the voice, the instrument has to be developed by study.

- Alma Gluck

Journey Buildings

Every one of my buildings begins with an Italian journey.

- Alvar Aalto

Game Forgotten

Friendships are forgotten when the game begins.

- Alvin Dark

Last Frontiers

Doubt begins only at the last frontiers of what is possible.

- Ambrose Bierce

World Pretty

Heaven lies about us in our infancy and the world begins lying about us pretty soon afterward.

- Ambrose Bierce

Life Renunciation

With renunciation life begins.

- Amelia Barr

Minds Ends

A conflict begins and ends in the hearts and minds of people, not in the hilltops.

- Amos Oz

Learned Actual

I've learned that borders are where the actual ends, but also where the imagination and the story begins.

- Amy Purdy

Sometimes Profits

Investors are sometimes too busy looking for profits to notice where the truth ends and the deception begins.

- Andrew Ross Sorkin

Life Reveal

It may interest you to know that my breakup with Terry and this mystery did not happen concurrently in real life. That is a writer's device, which places Gabriel under even greater pressure when the mystery begins to reveal itself.

- Armistead Maupin


Improvement begins with I.

- Arnold H. Glasow

Law Legal

It is impossible to tell where the law stops and justice begins.

- Arthur Baer

Innocence Need

Where choice begins, Paradise ends, innocence ends, for what is Paradise but the absence of any need to choose this action?

- Arthur Miller

Mathematics Study

The study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence.

- Charles Caleb Colton

Work Certain Age

When you get to a certain age, the work begins to thin out.

- Charles Dance

Government Always

The deterioration of a government begins almost always by the decay of its principles.

- Charles de Secondat

Home Next

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.

- Charles Dickens

Government Lesson

The first lesson in civics is that efficient government begins at home.

- Charles Evans Hughes

Street Actually

Quality of life actually begins at home - it's in your street, around your community.

- Charles Kennedy

Eternity Going

Eternity is not something that begins after you're dead. It is going on all the time. We are in it now.

- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Vengeance Critics

When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins.

- Chuck Jones

Important Very

It all begins with the initial tone coming from the cabinet, but EQ at the board is very important.

- Daisy Berkowitz

Habits Genes

A long healthy life is no accident. It begins with good genes, but it also depends on good habits.

- Dan Buettner

Wisdom End

Wisdom begins at the end.

- Daniel Webster

I Can Geoffrey

I have an unconscious burglar living in my mind: If I read something, it's mine. I can read Middle English stories, Geoffrey Chaucer or Sir Thomas Malory, but once I start moving in the direction of contemporary fantasy, my mind begins to take over.

- David Eddings

Never Set

My day begins a little before 6 A.M. I never set an alarm clock.

- David H. Murdock

Worm Even

The worm of paranoia begins to eat into even the hardest adversary.

- David Ignatius

Awareness Devotion

Devotion begins at home, inside your own awareness.

- Debbie Ford

Tea Republican

Really it's hard to know where the Republican Party ends and the Tea Party begins.

- Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Motivational Wealth

Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.

- Jim Rohn

Winning Effort

A winning effort begins with preparation.

- Joe Gibbs

Alone Form

Autobiography begins with a sense of being alone. It is an orphan form.

- John Berger

Good Body

A good boxer, in striking the round blow, instead of loosening body and arm, gathers himself into a heap of muscularity and begins his blow where all blows ought to begin, from the solidarity of the right foot.

- John Boyle O'Reilly

Failure Fail

A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.

- John Burroughs

Mirror Eat

I'm the one who has to look in the mirror, and after a while it begins to eat at you.

- John Candy


Education begins the gentleman, but reading, good company and reflection must finish him.

- John Locke

Moving On Recovery

Recovery begins from the darkest moment.

- John Major

Goes South

As the economy goes south, petty theft begins. And then grand theft. And then muggings.

- John McAfee

Slavery Annual

Where annual elections end where slavery begins.

- John Quincy Adams

Like Keep

It is true that, when an entitlement begins to be enjoyed by people, they like to keep it.

- Jon Kyl

Effort Only

Effort is only effort when it begins to hurt.

- Jose Ortega y Gasset

Life Invent

The poet begins where the man ends. The man's lot is to live his human life, the poet's to invent what is nonexistent.

- Jose Ortega y Gasset

World Precisely

Contrary to popular belief, the outskirts are not where the world ends - they are precisely where it begins to unfurl.

- Joseph Brodsky

Alone Genius

Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.

- Joseph Joubert

Soul Disappointment

Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement.

- Joyce Meyer

Like Itself

Creativity - like human life itself - begins in darkness.

- Julia Cameron

Enterprise Actual

In actual life, every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith.

- August Wilhelm von Schlegel

Gun Mind

Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.

- Ayn Rand

Beauty Personality

Glamour comes from within. My beauty regime begins with my personality.

- Barry Humphries

Children Important

The future begins today! What is important is what we do today and tomorrow for Tunisia and all its children. We must work hand in hand.

- Beji Caid Essebsi

Ends Where

Where knowledge ends, religion begins.

- Benjamin Disraeli

How Very

The flu is very unpredictable when it begins and in how it takes off.

- Harvey V. Fineberg


A strong economy begins with a strong, well-educated workforce.

- Bill Owens

Music Leave

When words leave off, music begins.

- Heinrich Heine

Time Eternity

When Time is spent, Eternity begins.

- Helen Hunt Jackson

Wedding Which

Wedding: the point at which a man stops toasting a woman and begins roasting her.

- Helen Rowland

System Most

The most celebrated system of jurisprudence known to the world begins, as it ends, with a Code.

- Henry James Sumner Maine

Good Education

A dynamic economy begins with a good education.

- Bob Taft

His Fellows

The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie.

- Hilaire Belloc

Charity Mostly

Our charity begins at home, And mostly ends where it begins.

- Horace Smith

Level Grass-Roots

Grass-roots work is not flashy, and rarely celebrated on the national media level, but that is where change begins.

- Ilyasah Shabazz

Knowledge Doubt

It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.

- Immanuel Kant

About Least

When we write about Auschwitz, we must know that Auschwitz, in a certain sense at least, suspended literature. One can only write a black novel about Auschwitz or - you should excuse the expression - a cheap serial, which begins in Auschwitz and is still not over.

- Imre Kertesz

Mind Possession

The possession of anything begins in the mind.

- Bruce Lee

Importance Allowed

The man who is denied the opportunity of taking decisions of importance begins to regard as important the decisions he is allowed to take.

- C. Northcote Parkinson

Making Gestapo

Just the minute the FBI begins making recommendations on what should be done with its information, it becomes a Gestapo.

- J. Edgar Hoover

Think Take

I think charity begins with your family and you take it from there.

- Caprice Bourret

Problem Ebb

One problem with age is that patience begins to ebb.

- Carl Hiaasen

New York New

For me, fashion begins in New York.

- Carolina Herrera

Habit Living

When one begins to live by habit and by quotation, one has begun to stop living.

- James A. Baldwin

Eye See

In a dark time, the eye begins to see.

- Cavett Robert

Modern Whenever

English poetry begins whenever we decide to say the modern English language begins, and it extends as far as we decide to say that the English language extends.

- James Fenton

Thought Like

The universe begins to look more like a great thought than a great machine.

- James Jeans

Itself Very

The war begins to make itself felt very near to us.

- James L. Petigru

Career Always

An artist's career always begins tomorrow.

- James Whistler

Education Out

You know there is a problem with the education system when you realize that out of the 3 R's only one begins with an R.

- Dennis Miller

Book Idea

Each book first begins with a little idea.

- Dick Bruna

Division Which

Life is the division of human cells, a process which begins at conception.

- Dick Gephardt

Product How

The strength of brand loyalty begins with how your product makes people feel.

- Jay Samit

Mystery Move

Community begins in mystery and ends in administration. Leaders move away from people and into paper.

- Jean Vanier

Weakness Own

Growth begins when we begin to accept our own weakness.

- Jean Vanier

Modesty Although

Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.

- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Side Other

Life begins on the other side of despair.

- Jean-Paul Sartre

Listening Writing

Everything in writing begins with language. Language begins with listening.

- Jeanette Winterson

Vulgarity Explicit

Vulgarity begins when imagination succumbs to the explicit.

- Doris Day

Shadows Person

Poetry begins where language starts: in the shadows and accidents of one person's life.

- Eavan Boland

Fact Itself

Experience isn't interesting until it begins to repeat itself. In fact, till it does that, it hardly is experience.

- Elizabeth Bowen

Important Most

True navigation begins in the human heart. It's the most important map of all.

- Elizabeth Kapu'uwailani Lindsey

Work All My Work

All my work begins with drawings.

- Ellsworth Kelly

Dead Some

A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.

- Emily Dickinson

Written Word

When television gets in trouble is when it forgets that it all begins with the written word.

- Ken Howard

Other Artists

Context begins with other artists - seniors and mentors.

- Kenneth Noland

Motorcycle Anybody

Anybody can jump a motorcycle. The trouble begins when you try to land it.

- Evel Knievel

Music Too

Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance... poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music.

- Ezra Pound

Family Me

The foundation of family - that's where it all begins for me.

- Faith Hill