120 Starting Over Quotes To Inspire You To Start Fresh

Looking for some motivational quotes about starting over again? We have rounded up the best collection of starting over quotes, sayings, captions for Instagram, Status messages, texts, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to have the courage to start over after a breakdown and be successful.

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Sometimes a setback at work, a breakup in a relationship, or a failure in life can leave you broken and disappointed.

But it’s never too late to start over again with a new mindset and positive energy. The encouraging words of wisdom about starting again will inspire you to never give up on relationships and life and keep trying.

Also See: Learning From Failure Quotes

Sometimes starting afresh gives you a new perspective, new insight, and a new motivation to do things differently.

Be it a divorce, a business failure, or failing to prove yourself you should always give yourself a chance to start again and try your best.

We have divided the post in the following sections;

  • Starting Over Quotes
  • Start Again Quotes And Captions
  • Quotes About Starting Over In A Relationship

Best Starting Over Quotes

  1. “I’m not giving up. I’m just starting over.”                                                                                 

    Starting Over Quotes
    Starting Over Quotes

  2. “It’s never too late to start over!” – Lynne Gentry

  3. “A fresh start isn’t a new place, it’s a new mindset.”

  4. “And now I’ll do what’s best for me.” – John Green

  5. “Why fit in, when you are born to stand out.” – Dr. Seuss

  6. “Forget everything you’ve done. Start over.” – Marty Rubin                                                         

    Starting Over Quotes Images
    Starting Over Quotes Images

  7. “New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.” – Lao Tzu

  8. “Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.” – Meister Eckhart

  9. “Strength shows, not in the ability to persist, but the ability to start over.”                               

    Start Over Quotes
    Start Over Quotes

  10. “Life is never too heavy to pick up where we left off.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

  11. “Failure is the opportunity to start over again more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

  12. “If you fail the first time that’s just a chance to start over again.” – Lenny Wilkins

  13. “So it’s like starting over again, but I look forward to the challenge.” – Lee Majors

  14. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C. S. Lewis

  15. “Nothing in the universe can stop you from letting go and starting over.” – Guy Finley

  16. “Don’t be afraid to start over. It’s a brand new opportunity to rebuild what you truly want.”                                                                                                                                       

    Quotes About Starting Over
    Quotes About Starting Over

  17. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” – Richard Bach

  18. “Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over.” – Nicole Sobon

  19. “All he would say was that sometimes you have to burn it down and start over.” – Kelly Braffet

  20. “Your future is not governed by the past. You have the power to let go of the past and move on.”

  21. “Take a deep breath, pick yourself up, dust yourself off and start all over again.” – Frank Sinatra

  22. “If I must start somewhere, right here and now is the best place imaginable.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

  23. “Chance is not a word to toss in the air. It’s a word to take in, a word to give yourself.” – Michelle Muriel

  24. “Think of an end as a beginning to something new, a means to start over, start fresh and everything else.”

  25. “Don’t be afraid to start over. This time you’re not starting from scratch, you’re starting from experience.”                                                                                                   

    Start Again Quotes
    Start Again Quotes

  26. “The best thing about endings is knowing that just ahead is the daunting task to start over.” – Jodi Picoult

  27. “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice.” – T.S. Eliot

  28. “It’s only human to make mistakes. You always have a choice to learn from it, let it go, forgive yourself and start over.”                                                                                                       

    Motivational Starting Over Quotes
    Motivational Starting Over Quotes

  29. “Starting today, I need to forget what’s gone, appreciate what still remains, and look forward to what’s coming next.”

  30. “Starting all over again is not that bad… because when you restart, you get another chance to make things right.”

  31. “Left alone, no matter at what age or under what circumstance, you have to remake your life.” – Katharine Graham

  32. “Recreate your life, always. Remove the stones, plant rose bushes and make sweets. Begin again.” – Cora Coralina

  33. “Starting over can be challenging, but also it can be a great opportunity to do things differently.” – Catherine Pulsifer

  34. “You are never too old to start over. Every day is a chance to make changes to create the life we want.” – Karon Waddell

  35. “We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” – Joseph Campbell

  36. “Today is a BRAND NEW day—a perfectly good reason to get up and start over. Never give up.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

  37. “It’s never too late to become who you want to be. You have the power within to start over.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald                                                                                           

    Inspirational Quotes About Starting Over
    Inspirational Quotes About Starting Over

  38. ‎“Though nobody can go back and make a new beginning, anyone can start over and make a new ending.” – Chico Xavier

  39. “Starting over is opportunity informed by failure, which is opportunity made intelligent.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

  40. “It’s okay to be scared, but you have to get out there, open up, love, make mistakes, learn, be stronger, and start all over again.”

  41. “It is not merely enough to have the ability to be persistent, you must also have the ability to start over.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

  42. “It’s never too late to start over. If you weren’t happy with yesterday, try something different today. Don’t stay stuck. Do better.”

  43. “I am not scared I tell myself but the fear of starting over again has consumed me deeper than I have ever wanted to admit.”

  44. “Don’t worry. Just when you think your life is over, a new storyline falls from the sky and lands right in your lap.” – Rebekah Crane

  45. “I’m starting over. A new pattern of thoughts. A new wave of emotions. A new connection to the world. A new belief system in myself.”

  46. “Reinvent yourself over and over and over and over and over until you find home. There is no timeline for the soul.” – Malebo Sephodi

  47. “Don’t worry if you committed a mistake. Some of the most beautiful things we have in life comes from our mistakes.” – Surgeo Bell

  48. “You can start anew at any given moment. Life is just the passage of time and it’s up to you to pass it as you please.” – Charlotte Eriksson

  49. “You don’t have to have it all figured out to move forward. Moving forward is essential but doing so with extreme clarity isn’t essential.”

  50. “I can feel it… the chance to start over, to live right, to love right, to burn up in a fiery cloud and never again be buried in the mud.” – Isaac Marion

  51. “Instead of saying, “I’m damaged, I’m broken, I have trust issues”, say “I’m healing, I’m rediscovering myself, I’m starting over.” – Horacio Jones

  52. “You have come a long way and your experiences have taught you so much. Use this knowledge to start over and build the life that you have always dreamed of.”

  53. “For me, Monday represents a fresh start to the week. It is the day where the slate from the previous week is wiped clean. It is a day of new beginnings.” – Allen Smith

  54. “It’s good to start over. It will be scary but you will see what you’re really made of; it’s the best opportunity to achieve what you never thought you could.” – Jennifer Coletta

  55. “Start over; my darling. Be brave enough to find the life you want and courageous enough to chase it. Then start over and love yourself the way you were always meant to.” – Madalyn Beck

  56. “For what it’s worth: It’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

  57. “So what do we do? Anything. Something. So long as we just don’t sit there. If we screw it up, start over. Try something else. If we wait until we’ve satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late.” – Lee Iacocca

  58. “Embrace the newness of life everyday, be thankful for endings instead of constantly reliving the lost. Life is worth living everyday and with its endings is the unique blessing of beginning something new.” – Scott Patrick Erwin

  59. “Remembering where and why you fell and learning the lessons well is a good starting point to start all over again with a better insight and a renewed fortitude and wit to dare again for victory!” – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

  60. “Keep on beginning and failing. Each time you fail, start all over again, and you will grow stronger until you have accomplished a purpose – not the one you began with perhaps, but one you’ll be glad to remember.” – Anne Sullivan

  61. “There is no such thing as going back to square one. Remember that you are starting over with more knowledge, strength and power than you had before. Your journey was never over, it was just waiting for you to find it again.”

  62. “The future lies ahead, calling us up, offering us a new chance to make a new choice every day, offering us the chance to go another way, to start over. The possibilities are countless. All you have to do is just dare to take them.” – Zoe Haslie

  63. “Each day is a new beginning. You can start fresh, anticipating what today will bring. Or you can just settle for yesterday’s doubts, fears, or worries. Which road will you take? Do you take the path to the clear present or the shadows of the past?” – Eve Evangelista

  64. “Starting over is the hardest thing, but a quest to a new life is better when we start by letting go of all that hurts and breaks us. Quest to triumph will never be achieved when one embarks upon it broken, for the journey itself is challenging and being broken slows us down or hides our best. Without true strength of spirit that gives us the will to live, mountains will be very difficult to climb. If it is there you’re about to head upon, remember it is never wise to live nor walk with regret or anything that burdens you.” – Kiplimo Chemirmir

  65. “You can start over again! Don’t even think about quitting now! It is easy to replay in your mind how things did not work, how much you lost, what you are going through, how angry you are. There is no amount of conversation or magic that is going to wipe the slate clean. You are wasting valuable time and energy that could be used to regain a new normal and start another version of your life. Even though you are hurt and you may be feeling down — stop kicking yourself! Face what has happened. Make the decision to start over again.” – Les Brown

Famous Start Again Quotes & Captions

  1. “You live, you learn, and you upgrade.”                                                                                 

    Fresh Start Starting Over Quotes
    Fresh Start Starting Over Quotes

  2. “Wherever you are is the entry point.” – Kabir

  3. “What feels like the end is often the beginning.”

  4. “The beginning is always today.” – Mary Shelley

  5. “It’s never too late to right a wrong.” – Emily Acker

  6. “I’m allowed to have new dreams.” – Sarah Beth Durst

  7. “The beginning is the most important part of the work.” – Plato

  8. “Allow yourself to be a beginner. No one starts off being excellent.”

  9. “Let yourself be gutted. Let it open you. Start here.” – Cheryl Strayed

  10. “A sunrise is God’s way of saying, “Let’s start again.”” – Todd Stocker

  11. “No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.” – Buddha

  12. “So, I close my eyes to old ends and open my heart to new beginnings.”

  13. “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – C.S. Lewis

  14. “Spring is proof that there is beauty in new beginnings.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

  15. “Rock bottom became a solid foundation in which I rebuilt my life.” – J.K. Rowling

  16. “Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.” – Pema Chödrön

  17. “As long as you’re still alive, you always have the chance to start again.” – Emily Acker

  18. “That last page turned is a perfect excuse to write a whole new book.” – Toni Sorenson

  19. “Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous in the end.” – Robin Sharma

  20. “If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – Paulo Coelho

  21. “Seedlings of life sometimes come out of the fertilizer of what was left behind.” – Gillian Duce

  22. . “You’ll never get a new ending if you keep starting with the same tired beginning.” – Lisa Daily

  23. “Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?” – L.M. Montgomery

  24. “People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing.”

  25. “Life is a process — just one thing after another. When you lose it, just start again.” – Richard Carlson

  26. “There’s a great deal of relief in goodbyes and a lot of promise in hellos.” – Laarni Venus Marie Giango

  27. “Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” – Steve Maraboli

  28. “The first step towards getting somewhere i to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” – J.P. Morgan

  29. “It’s painful and it’s messy. But sometimes you just have to make the break and start again.” – Tony Parsons

  30. “Never feel guilty for starting again. It’s your chance to rebuild your life that way you wanted all along.” – Rupi Kaur

  31. “This is life. Things get taken away. You will learn to start over many times — or you will be useless.” – Mitch Albom

  32. “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

  33. “The secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Dan Millman

  34. “They say, timing is everything. But then they say, there is never a perfect time for anything.” – Anthony Liccione

  35. “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” – Maria Robinson

  36. “If God closes a door AND a window, consider the fact that it might be time to build a whole new house.” – Mandy Hale

  37. “Whatever wrong turns you’ve taken in life you can always start over and find your way back to happiness.” – Marty Rubin

  38. “Never be afraid to fall apart because it is an opportunity to rebuild yourself the way you wish you had been all along.” – Rae Smith

  39. “The direction you choose to face determines whether you’re standing at the end or the beginning of a road.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

  40. “Faith means living with uncertainty – feeling your way through life, letting your heart guide you like a lantern in the dark.” – Dan Millman

  41. “Maybe you had to leave in order to really miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” – Jodi Picoult

  42. “Though we may not have reached the heights we anticipated yesterday, today is a brand new day to begin a new climb.” – Chinonye J. Chidolue

  43. “Every day begins like a blank chalkboard, on which each one of us can write the poem of our present and our dreams for the future.” – Ricky Martin

  44. “There comes a moment when you realize that there are no more chapters left in the book of your (current) life and it’s time to start a new book.” – Malebo Sephodi

  45. “You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles.” – C. Joybell C

  46. “Advice to my younger self: 1. Start where you are with what you have. 2. Try not to hurt other people. 3. Take more chances. 4 If you fail, keep trying.” – Germany Kent

  47. “Sometimes it’s not about trying to fix something that’s broken. Sometimes it’s about starting again and building something new. Something better” – Leisa Rayven

  48. “What’s wonderful about life is you always have to start over. No many how many meals you’ve eaten, words you’ve spoken, breaths, you’ve taken, you always have to start over.” – Marty Rubin

  49. “Life is not a race. You don’t start in the same position and everyone isn’t going in the same direction. You have your own space, your own pace, and your own place you want to get to.” – Jay Shetty

  50. “Sometimes you just need a fresh start. A new beginning. A clean slate. Just get rid of everything going wrong and make it go right. Color your hair. Quit your job. Purge all the negative things and focus on all the positive. Just do it.”

  51. “It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.” – Nicholas Sparks

  52. “No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun! Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one!” – C. JoyBell C

  53. “There is something beautiful about a blank canvas, the nothingness of the beginning that is so simple and breathtakingly pure. It’s the paint that changes its meaning and the hand that creates the story. Every piece begins the same, but in the end they are all uniquely different.” – Piper Payne

  54. “How to begin: Rebuilding life from within. Love yourself, unconditionally. Release your bottled up emotions. Make time for long walks, alone. Avoid living beyond your means. Nurture your inner strength. Stop apologizing for being you. Surround yourself with positive people. Embrace your situation, whatever it may be.”

  55. “The earth provides us a brand new beginning every twenty-four hours. It is a repeated invitation to breathe in the cool morning air and start afresh; to mimic the sunrise and brighten up while reaching once more for the sky; to carry a glad song in our heart like the early birds; and, as faithfully as the morning dew, to wash off the dust from yesterday.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

Quotes About Starting Over In A Relationship

  1. “If you cannot think of a reason to continue, it’s time to start over.”                                       

    Starting Over Quotes Relationships
    Starting Over Quotes Relationships

  2. “We cannot start over, but we can begin now, and make a new ending.” – Zig Ziglar

  3. “Sometimes you need to stop seeing the good in people and start seeing what they show you.”

  4. “It is better to end something and start another than to imprison yourself in hoping for the impossible.”

  5. “You can love them, forgive them, want good things for them…but still move on without them.” – Mandy Hale

  6. “Maybe it’s not always trying to fix something broken. Maybe it’s about starting over and creating something better.”

  7. “And suddenly, you know…It’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” – Meister Eckhart

  8. “When you can no longer think of a reason to continue you must think of a reason to start over.” – Linda Poindexter

  9. “Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” – Steve Maraboli

  10. “No brooding over old worries, let’s start a new series. Forget about all the negatives, think of new possibilities.” – Shon Mehta

  11. “Divorce is okay. Breaking up is okay. Starting over is okay. What is not okay is staying somewhere you’re not appreciated, that’s not okay.”

  12. “Somewhere between heartaches and waiting, comes the chance to be found by someone who can show you that you don’t have to be just an option, but the only choice.”

  13. “You have to start over. That’s what they say. But life is not a board game, and losing a loved one is never really “starting over”. More like “continuing without.”.” – Mitch Albom

  14. “And then she realized that a fresh start was hers for the taking, that she could be the woman she’s always seen on the distant horizon – her future self. One step at a time. Starting today.”

  15. “Can we start over? Can we be strangers again? Let me introduce myself. We can laugh and talk. And relearn what we already know. And come up with new inside jokes. And create new memories. And give each other a second chance.”

  16. “And maybe, for now, a happy ending doesn’t include a relationship. Maybe it’s you, on your own, picking up the pieces and starting over, freeing yourself up for something better in the future. Maybe the happy ending is just… moving on.”

  17. “If you keep going backwards with the same people that God has intentionally removed from your life, you will continue to stay stuck. There is no joy in being confused and unhappy. Get rid of old bad habits and leave them where they belong. What is meant for you will be yours, learn to let go. Dysfunction isn’t love.”

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