"The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."
"Life begins where fear ends."
"The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper name."
"The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones."
"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."
"People in their handlings of affairs often fail when they are about to succeed. If one remains as careful at the end as he was at the beginning, there will be no failure."
"Great indeed is the sublimity of the Creative, to which all beings owe their beginning and which permeates all heaven."
"The end is the beginning of all things, suppressed and hidden, awaiting to be released through the rhythm of pain and pleasure."