For Konrad's before mine- perhaps a bit too abstract, and I've always hated complex sentences to start off a story. That's just me though.
Before one of my own, here's the opener to Good Omens that I've always loved.
"It was a nice day. All the days had been nice. There had been rather more than seven of them so far, and rain hadn't been invented yet."
Now here's one of my own:
"It is a widely known fact that time is, at best, a loose suggestion. Most people won’t accept this fact, but they know it none-the-less."