Best Chapter Quotes On Success In Life

These chapter quotes will inspire you. Chapter a main division of a book, typically with a number or title or a period of time or an episode in a person’s life, a nation’s history, etc.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging chapter quotes, chapter sayings, and chapter proverbs.

Famous Chapter Quotes

  1. “When one man dies, one chapter is not torn out of the book, but translated into a better language.” ~ John Donne
  2. “There are chapters in every life which are seldom read and certainly not aloud.” ~ Carol Shields
  3. “Writing doesn’t mean necessarily putting words on a sheet of paper. You can write a chapter while walking or eating.” ~ Umberto Eco
  4. “The first chapter sells the book; the last chapter sells the next book.” ~ Mickey Spillane

  5. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  6. “The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” ~ Melody Beattie
  7. “To all those broken or hopeless, I have learned this: Be grateful for every single person who was part of your story. The ones that hurt you. The ones that helped you. The ones that came, and the ones that left. They all taught you. Don’t think for a moment that any of it was random. There are no oversights with God. Only perfectly crafted chapters in each unique journey.” ~ Yasmin Mogahed
  8. “You can’t start the next chapter of your life” ~ Michael McMillian

  9. “Time to open up a new chapter in life, and to explore a larger center.” ~ Lillian Russell , Chapter quotes in life
  10. “You will go on and meet someone else and I’ll just be a chapter in your tale, but for me, you were, you are and you always will be, the whole story.” ~ Marian Keyes
  11. “Religion is a monumental chapter in the history of human egotism.” ~ William James
  12. “We have talked long enough in this country about equal rights. It is time now to write the next chapter – and to write it in the books of law.” ~ Lyndon B. Johnson

  13. “We fundamentally believe the first chapter of the Internet is over.” ~ Barry Schuler
  14. “Marriage is a book of which the first chapter is written in poetry and the remaining chapters in prose.” ~ Beverley Nichols
  15. “This opens the door on another chapter of history.” ~ Walter Cronkite
  16. “It seems to me that, in every culture, I come across a chapter headed ‘Wisdom.’ And then I know exactly what is going to follow: ‘Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.'” ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein

  17. “Don’t worry whether or not I am now happy. Today is only chapter one, we have yet to write a book.” ~ Lois Wyse
  18. “So it took an eight-year-old child to bring ’em to their senses…. That proves something – that a gang of wild animals can be stopped, simply because they’re still human. Hmp, maybe we need a police force of children.” ~ Harper Lee
  19. “New Year’s Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery. Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which to dream, pen in hand. Only dreams give birth to change.” ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach
  20. “How many chapters have been written about love verses – and how many more might be written! – might, would, could, should, or ought to be written! – I will venture to say, will be written!” ~ Samuel Lover

  21. “In that book which is my memory, On the first page of the chapter that is the day when I first met you, Appear the words, ‘Here begins a new life’.” ~ Dante Alighieri
  22. “A page of Addison or of Irving will teach more of style than a whole manual of rules, whilst a story of Poe’s will impress upon the mind a more vivid notion of powerful and correct description and narration than will ten dry chapters of a bulky textbook.” ~ H. P. Lovecraft
  23. “My life is an unfinished product, but instead of just saying, ‘How do I top what I’ve accomplished,’ I decided I wanted to move forward, express my growth and take a big step into the next chapter.” ~ Josh Groban
  24. “Every day you live is a page. Every year, a chapter. Your life, a book. What is it about?” ~ Donald Miller

  25. “A new chapter in a novel is something like a new scene in a play.” ~ Charlotte Bronte
  26. “We have many dreams and many different chapters in life and I think life is about chapters. For me, from the time I was pretty young, I always thought that if I was lucky enough to achieve my dreams and if I had financial security, at a certain point in my life I wanted to give back. I wanted, just corny as it sounds, to try and make the world a better place.” ~ Sherry Lansing
  27. “Tradition is the living faith of dead people to which we must add our chapter while we have the gift of life. Traditionalism is the dead faith of living people who fear that if anything changes, the whole enterprise will crumble.” ~ Jaroslav Pelikan
  28. “Every book for me is a chapter in the long book which will finally be closed on the day of my death.” ~ Peter Ackroyd

  29. “Shattered dreams are never random. They are always a piece in a larger puzzle, a chapter in a larger story. The Holy Spirit uses the pain of shattered dreams to help us discover our desire for God, to help us begin dreaming the highest dream. They are ordained opportunities for the Spirit to awaken, then to satisfy our highest dream.” ~ Larry Crabb
  30. “If you’re feeling pain, express that to the Lord. If you’re feeling worried, express those worries. One passage that gives me comfort is in Psalms, Chapter 11, verse 3, it reads, “When all that is good falls apart, what can good people do?” That’s really the question of the day.” ~ Max Lucado
  31. “You have to remember that goodbyes are temporary because no one ever really leaves and nothing lasts forever. People are always with us, because they are in our hearts and in our memory. The only thing we can depend on is change… Life is just a series of moments — a string of pearls that make up the necklace of your life and so every once in a while, to complete the circle, you need to end a chapter.” ~ Amy Poehler
  32. “Written with grace and thoroughly researched, One People, One Blood is an ethnography with a lot of heart that also sheds new light on a fascinating and fraught chapter in recent Jewish history.” ~ Ruth Behar

  33. “There is no way that you can read the entire Bible seriously and take every word literally. Contradictions start in the first chapter of Genesis. There are two Creation stories, two stories of the making of Adam and Eve. And that is all right. The Bible is still true.” ~ Madeleine L’Engle
  34. “As I get ready to buy a new computer, I’m stunned at all the many micro drafts, of different chapters and scenes and whatnot, that litter the hard drive.” ~ Alexander Chee
  35. “Champions have the courage to keep turning the pages because they know a better chapter lies ahead.” ~ Paula White
  36. “I sat down with my long time business partner and Rap-A-Lot CEO James Prince to review the music that we had and quickly came up with an outstanding track list.” ~ Bun B

  37. “Our resources may be finite, but our will is infinite, and I am confident that if we come together and summon that great American spirit once again, we will meet the challenges of our time and write the next great chapter in our American story.” ~ Barack Obama
  38. “What is age, anyway? I feel young because I’m beginning a new chapter in my life, which is so exciting!” ~ Brooke Burke
  39. “We kinda look at this as the second or third chapter of our lives. After college, most people figure out what they want to do with their lives. But we already know what we want to do in the future and that is to continue to further our business goals.” ~ Mary-Kate Olsen
  40. “A new chapter in the history of international politics has begun, one in which the pursuit and control of energy resources would be the central dynamic of world affairs, and governments.” ~ Michael Klare

  41. “I believe that communism is another sad, bizarre chapter in human history whose last pages even now are being written. I believe this because the source of our strength in the quest for human freedom is not material, but spiritual. And because it knows no limitation, it must terrify and ultimately triumph over those who would enslave their fellow men.” ~ Ronald Reagan
  42. “I have myself, for many years, made it a practice to read through the Bible once ever year…. My custom is, to read four to five chapters every morning immediately after rising from my bed. I employs about an hour of my time.” ~ John Quincy Adams
  43. “Writers are the custodians of memory, and that’s what this chapter is about: how to leave some kind of record of your life and of the family you were born into.” ~ William Zinsser
  44. “I do a lot of revising. Certain chapters six or seven times. Occasionally you can hit it right the first time. More often, you don’t.” ~ John Dos Passos

  45. “I like the hip writers: Fitzgerald, the guy who committed suicide, Hemingway, all those guys. Some of them were alcoholics and drug addicts but they had fun. They were real people. They formed the culture of American literature. Hemingway admired Tolstoy, Tolstoy admired Pushkin, and Mailer admired Hemingway. It all flows down. The greats are all connected. One day I’m gonna write a book myself. The first chapter will be about what a rough deal my momma got. She believed in you guys and your society.” ~ Mike Tyson
  46. “The trick in writing children’s books is to set up danger, mystery and excitement on page one. Force the kid to turn the page . . . Then in the middle of each chapter there’s a dramatic point of excitement, and at chapter’s end, a cliffhanger.” ~ Jerry West
  47. “It feels like every single song is a chapter from a truly important novel.” ~ Simon Raymonde
  48. “The Grutter and Gratz decisions, taken together, represent a sad and tragic chapter in American history.” ~ Ward Connerly

  49. “And if I really can see the future, then what does it mean? Is there any sense in our lives if everything is already out there, just waiting to happen? For if that were so, then life would be a horrible monster indeed, with no chance of escape from fate, from destiny. It would be like reading a book, but reading it backwards, from the final chapter down to chapter one, so that the end is already known to you.” ~ Marcus Sedgwick
  50. “Breathes life into a vital but oft-neglected chapter of our history. Amy Belding Brown has turned an authentic drama of Indian captivity into a compelling, emotionally gripping tale that is at once wrenching and soulful.” ~ Eliot Pattison
  51. “My goal with The Adventures of Captain Underpants was to invent a style which was almost identical to that of a picture book – in a novel format. So I wrote incredibly short chapters and tried to fill each page with more pictures than words. I wanted to create a book that kids who don’t like to read would want to read.” ~ Dav Pilkey
  52. “I want to live the next chapter in my life without my lips as my defining characteristic.” ~ Lisa Rinna

  53. “I’m aware that many of my friends will be saddened and shocked, or shock-saddened, over some of the chapters in ‘The Catcher In the Rye.’ Some of my best friends are children. In fact, all my best friends are children. It’s almost unbearable for me to realize that my book will be kept on a shelf out of their reach.” ~ J. D. Salinger
  54. “I always write the end of everything first. I always write the last chapters of my books before I write the beginning….Then I go back to the beginning. I mean, it’s always nice to know where you’re going is my theory.” ~ Truman Capote
  55. “On December 7, 1941, an event took place that had nothing to do with me or my family and yet which had devastating consequences for all of us – Japan bombed Pearl Harbour in a surprise attack. With that event began one of the shoddiest chapters in the tortuous history of democracy in North America.” ~ David Suzuki
  56. “Voting against the resolution authorizing the use of military force in Iraq was one of my proudest moments as a senator. It is long past time to close this tragic chapter in American history.” ~ Barbara Boxer

  57. “It’s something that people who read my materials have asked me in the past. If you don’t have principles – the last chapter of the book [“Win”] is all about winning with principles. It’s all about applying words to good things, good people, good efforts. Without that inherent accuracy, then even the best words will still fail.” ~ Frank Luntz
  58. “I remember that after that teaching given to me as a young man, as a boy, almost, by the President of the Church. I read this chapter about once a week for quite a while, then once a month for several months. I thought I needed it in my business, so to speak; that it was one of the things that were necessary for my advancement.” ~ Heber J. Grant
  59. “Homosexuality is an ugly sin, repugnant to those who find no temptation in it, as well as to many past offenders who are seeking a way out of its clutches. It is embarrassing and unpleasant as a subject for discussion but because of its prevalence, the need to warn the uninitiated, and the desire to help those who may already be involved in it, it is discussed in this chapter.” ~ Spencer W. Kimball
  60. “Richard Nixon will always go down as a failure because of one stupid, moral – and that goes back to that last chapter, on principles.” ~ Frank Luntz

  61. “In every system of theology, therefore, there is a chapter De libero arbitrio. This is a question which every theologian finds in his path, and which he must dispose of; and on the manner in which it is determined depends his theology, and of course his religion, so far as his theology is to him a truth and reality” ~ Charles Hodge
  62. “Some people like to read so many [Bible] chapters every day. I would not dissuade them from the practice, but I would rather lay my soul asoak in half a dozen verses all day than rinse my hand in several chapters. Oh, to be bathed in a text of Scripture, and to let it be sucked up in your very soul, till it saturates your heart!” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  63. “I will argue until my last breath for a pathway to citizenship that is quick and efficient because I want to end this chapter. I want to end it…But let me say, conversely, I am as committed as any Republican to ending illegal immigration as we know it…They want to end it. So do I.” ~ Luis Gutierrez

  64. “All nations are degrading and consuming their environment to a point beyond capacity. In the past 15 years in the U.S. we have added 1300 cities with populations over 100,000. When the environment is forced to file Chapter 11, the ecology collapses. Nations recover from war but not from a failed eco-system. The status of our environment is more threatening than all wars. It is forever.” ~ Gaylord Nelson
  65. “Don´t be unnecessarily burdened by the past. Go on closing the chapters that you have read; there is no need to go back again and again. And never judge anything of the past from the new perspective that is arriving, because the new is new, incomparably new and the old was right in its own context, and the new is right in its own context.” ~ Rajneesh

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