Getting Started Quotes

Getting Started Quotes by Italo Calvino, Emmet Fox, Freddie Hubbard, Terry Mosher, Quindon Tarver, Curt Smith and many others.

Renouncing things is less difficult than people believe

Renouncing things is less difficult than people believe: it’s all a matter of getting started. Once you’ve succeeded in dispensing with something you thought essential, you realize you can also do without something else, then without many other things.
Italo Calvino
Affirm for yourself that you are a success. Affirm that you are successful in getting rid of your clutter. If you are having a hard time getting started, be grateful that you are such a successful clutterer. Who else could have amassed such a collection of stuff?
Emmet Fox
When you are trying to do something when you are getting started and you are trying to make records for the first time, you want it to be the best.
Freddie Hubbard
Many cartoons I’ve drawn have been controversial, perhaps a little before their time, certainly when I was getting started.
Terry Mosher
Everything going through my head was like, “Just last month or so, I was just flying into L.A. and things were just getting started with recording my album, and then here it is, wow, boom, here I am in a movie.” And then with Leonardo DiCaprio! The whole experience was cool and that moment was so epic for me.
Quindon Tarver
Technology was changing just as we were getting started. You had these records by people like David Bowie and Talking Heads and Brian Eno that took production into a whole new direction. That really influenced us, and pushed us to find that early sound we had.
Curt Smith
The human race is just getting started…. The cerebral cortex is only a hundred thousand years old. It’s still a baby, sucking teat and eating Cheerios. We might get better, maybe even wise, if we can last another thousand years.
Ellen Gilchrist
You have to take what you could get when you’re getting started.
When I was getting started, I was so busy just fighting my way through, and I was under contract at Warner Brothers. I did 40 hours of color television with the late Robert Taylor as a young cop.
Adam West
I want to be able to say, ‘you think you’re odd, I’m even odder and I made it – you can too!’ I want to direct, do more with ‘The Dance Scene,’ sign artists and just provide opportunities. I’m just getting started and having the time of my life!
Laurieann Gibson
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.
Albert Camus
And I have a message for the liberals and the defenders of the status quo: we’re just getting started.
Rick Perry
You go through these phases. That’s how life is. Over the long term, you just can’t do one thing. I saw that back in the Sixties when I was getting started.
Ry Cooder
The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and starting on the first one.
Mark Twain
Older fatherhood isn’t all bad: testosterone rates drop about 1% per year as men age, making them less reactive and more patient, and a professionally established middle-aged man is likely to have more time and money to devote to his kids than a twenty-something who’s just getting started.
Jeffrey Kluger
Getting started as a volunteer anywhere can be a challenge to a lot of people. The biggest hurdle is that people think they have to give all of their spare time. But if you only have a half hour, you can still make a difference. Assisting with small tasks is invaluable.
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
If you’re going to run for president as the anti-Clinton, you should know that Democrats and their media friends will do whatever it takes to make you look Clintonian… The questions won’t go away because Democrats are desperate to define Republican deviancy down to Clinton levels. The ugliness is just getting started.
Paul Gigot
I’ve probably written some books – I know I’ve written some books that were more interesting to me than to a large audience, but that was mostly when I was first getting started in academia and writing for a narrow audience.
H. W. Brands
I definitely am looking to do some more dramatic roles; I’d love to do a period piece. I’m just getting started; I feel like there’s a whole wealth of options out there to try my hand at.
Mandy Moore
I saw footage of Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley just hanging out together in Memphis when they were young guys getting started at Sun, listening to records together. That was beautiful to me.
Marty Stuart
The ability to start out upon your own impulse is
fundamental to the gift of keeping going upon your own
terms. . . . Getting started, keeping going, getting started
again in art and in life, it seems to me this is the essential rhythm.
Seamus Heaney
Physical fitness takes commitment to exercise just as it requires good nutrition. But it doesn’t have to be painful. Just the opposite: Vigorous exercise actually is stimulating. It boosts your energy levels, invigorates your mind, and just feels good afterward. The hardest part, of course, is getting started.
Jack LaLanne
Telling people that I wanted to make dance music, or be on the radio, they looked at me like I was crazy because there was nothing like that in Lichtenstein when I was getting started. That’s why I went to Germany, because there is industry there.
Al Walser
I think it’s also important to show that failure is a part of the process. It can sometimes be the end goal. People are very obsessed with building useful things and I think often that also stops people from getting started.
Simone Giertz
The greatest time wasted, is the time getting started.
Dawson Trotman
I think there are four or five interesting pockets where a lot of cool technology companies are getting started. Chicago is one of them. New York is certainly another. Silicon Valley really dominates. And you’re seeing some stuff out of Boston and Seattle and down South.
Eric Lefkofsky
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Walt Disney
Forrest Mims is the author of the famous book ‘Getting Started in Electronics,’ published by RadioShack for many years. I bought the book in the 1980s and had a blast making the projects in it. When I was editor-in-chief of ‘MAKE,’ I asked Forrest to write a column for the magazine, called ‘The Backyard Scientist.’
Mark Frauenfelder
The hardest thing about getting started, is getting started.
Guy Kawasaki
He that waits upon fortune, is never sure of a dinner.
Benjamin Franklin
The single most important factor to getting rich is getting started, not being the smartest person in the room.
Ramit Sethi
Amazon may be the most beguiling company that ever existed, and it is just getting started. It is both missionary and mercenary… That has always been a potent combination.
Brad Stone
You can’t start at the top.
Sam Levenson
Show off your own style and uniqueness to stand out. That’s the advice I’d give to people getting started online now.
Conor Maynard
Grills are how to achieve a great flavor on meats and vegetables. They bring people together. The smell of them getting started is therapeutic.
Chuck Inglish
I believe that every life is valuable. That we can make things better. That innovation is the key to a bright future. That we’re just getting started.
Bill Gates
Getting started, keeping going, getting started again – in art and in life, it seems to me this is the essential rhythm not only of achievement but of survival, the ground of convinced
action, the basis of self-esteem and the guarantee of credibility in your lives, credibility to yourselves as well as to others.
Seamus Heaney
You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.
Henry Ford
I know reels can be expensive but even if you construct one on your own if you don’t have enough money to get a more professional one while you’re getting started, as far as college animators go or young indie developers I don’t think they are going to care if you have the highest quality reel yet.
Ashly Burch
It is not enough to stare up the steps, we must step up the stairs.
Vaclav Havel
The only thing that stands between you and grand success in living are these two things: getting started and never quitting!
Robert H. Schuller
Often I feel that projects overwhelm us when we look at how many hours are involved until completion. But just getting started is usually not that difficult.
Emily Giffin
I don’t like the process of meeting someone and you make a film and that’s it. You think you’re just getting started, and then it’s over.
Ryan Gosling
The party’s just getting started. This is where the fun starts.
Kobe Bryant
I think there are huge lessons there, for young people who are getting started in life, as well as other people. And that is, to take responsibility for your own life. Only you are responsible for the course you take from there.
Story Musgrave
I get paid the same money if I’m fighting on pay-per-view or on Fight Pass, and Fight Pass is just getting started. It’s the future. The Internet, many people watch it.
Rafael dos Anjos
You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
Jack London
The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
Mark Twain
I feel like a lot of artists, when they’re on their fourth record, they’re perceived as the old guys. At least in this day and age. I like that people perceive us as just getting started because that’s how we perceive ourselves.
Taylor Goldsmith
At American Airlines, we have built a business around the love of travel that has lasted three quarters of a century. And I’m pretty sure we’re just getting started.
Gerard Arpey
However, don’t let perfectionism become an excuse for never getting started.
Marilu Henner
I’ve always been a late bloomer, so I never feel like, ‘Oh, I’m gettin’ older; I guess everything is gonna stop.’ I’m the opposite: ‘Oh, I’m just getting started.’
Megan Mullally
I was lucky to book a show pretty quickly after getting to L.A., but I struggled getting started in Vancouver. If I had gotten those earlier roles in Vancouver, I wouldn’t have gone to L.A. to get the show that launched my career.
Jacqueline MacInnes Wood
In architecture, you arrive so late. I look at doctors, lawyers I know, and they’re all buying boats and bailing out at 62. My career is just getting started.
Thom Mayne
People think floating should be the easiest and happiest time for a company, but it’s actually really hard. We were meant to think we’d won – we’d gone public and could go on to new things. But we were only just getting started.
Parker Harris
The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started.
Dawson Trotman
I’d always had the concern that being in commercials would affect my credibility when I was getting started as a TV and film actor.
J. K. Simmons
While the worriers are worrying, the planners are planning and the accountants are figuring out why we can’t afford it, I’m busy getting started.
Walt Disney