« The distance is nothing; it’s only the first step that is difficult. » – Mme. Du Deffand
- "Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the "Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step." - Lao Tzu
- "The only way to begin, change, and success is to… "The only way to begin, change, and success is to simplify and go step by step. Don't even bother writing everything down or thinking ahead of what you have to do, for this will make things seem complicated, overwhelming and too much. Simplify and begin step by step without the process of thinking too much." - Aleksandr Sebryakov
- "Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to… "Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step." - Martin Luther King Jr.
- Marie De Vichy-Chaconne "It is only the first step that is difficult." Marie De Vichy-Chaconne quotes