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Finishing Quotes

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Forgiveness ... is the finishing of old business
that allows us to experience the present,
free of contamination from the past.
- Joan Borysenko

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Forgiveness New-Beginning Release

When I started finishing games and coming off the field shaking hands,
it was a beautiful thing.
I mean, you start seeing that you're an important part of the team.
- Dennis Eckersley

The difficult part was to tell the world that I was finishing.
- Gabriela Sabatini

The large majority of the Negroes who have put on the
finishing touches of our best colleges are all but
worthless in the development of their people.
- Carter G. Woodson

 

Finishing races is important, but racing is more important.
- Dale Earnhardt

I was writing fiction, but not finishing fiction.
- Elizabeth Moon

Here's the secret to finishing that first book.
Don't rewrite as you go.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

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Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver.
Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion.
- Richard M. Nixon

I like finishing a movie and having this living,
breathing thing.
- Dean Cain

I was sent to a finishing school, which didn't last
long when mother found out how badly chaperoned we were.
Then I 'came out' before going to a domestic science school.
- Mary Wesley

Focus on the journey, not the destination.
Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.
- Greg Anderson

Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.
- Euripides

I'm planning on finishing the Gospels at some point.
- Chester Brown

There were days that I worked all the time,
without a layoff, or a rest, finishing one picture
and reporting for another sometimes on the same day.
- Gene Tierney

Right now we're working on finishing up Pirates!
for the Xbox, we're developing Civilization IV and
we've got a couple other games in development that
we'll tell you about soon.
- Sid Meier

In addition, I'm finishing a track for the movie 'Waking Up In Reno',
but there are numerous other singers I look forward
to recording with in the near future.
- Dwight Yoakam

We are not even close to finishing the basic dream of what the PC can be.
- Bill Gates

Finishing a book is just like you took a child out
in the back yard and shot it.
- Truman Capote

Diplomats are just as essential to starting a war as
soldiers are for finishing it...
You take diplomacy out of war, and the thing would fall flat in a week.
- Will Rogers

I enjoyed in every way my 12 years of playing Archie,
and I wasn't personally sad about finishing a long job.
- Carroll O'Connor

We own our movie and are now close to breaking even,
even without finishing domestic DVD deals.
- Donal Logue

Finishing a good book is like leaving a good friend.
- William Feather

Thus, after finishing high school, I started with high
expectations and enthusiasm to study chemistry at the
famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
- Richard Ernst

The finishing off of the encircled enemy army is to
be left to the Luftwaffe.
- Franz Halder

Surely it is time for Jews, worried over the huge growth of Arabs in Israel,
to consider finishing the exchange of populations that began 35 years ago.
- Meir Kahane

I just get focused on whatever is in front of me.
When I was filming Crossroads, it had all my focus.
Now I'm all focused on finishing my recording so I can get that out.
It's just day by day.
- Taryn Manning

Up until doing this movie, I hadn't really paid a huge
amount of attention to those genres,
but after finishing this movie, it really gave me a
different sense of appreciation of the way the movies play out.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

It's not how much you do, it's how often you do it.
It simply doesn't matter if you make some monumental
effort at any given time.
You have it in your to give that extra little bit.
You know that you could add that finishing touch.
You know you can take that extra step.
- Marilyn Moats Kennedy

They make Spy Kids, they make Scream,
they make A Scary Movie.
This doesn't do that, so it could be a very bad marriage.
I'm trying to keep this potential nightmare quiet because
we're just finishing editing.
- Terry Gilliam

Peace is not the product of a victory or a command.
It has no finishing line, no final deadline,
no fixed definition of achievement.
Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions.
- Oscar Hammerstein II

The process of making a movie has expanded in terms
of effort and time for the director,
doing commentaries for the DVD for example,
finishing deleted scenes so they could be on the DVD,
and doing things like a web blog.
- David Cronenberg

I've done that quite often, but I've got to be quite honest...
as much as you would want to only do one at a time,
sometimes projects overlap and there's nothing you can do.
Sometimes you to have begin writing a new project just
as you're finishing off another.
- Trevor Rabin

But you know, there's something about the kids finishing
their homework in a given day,
working one-on-one, getting all this attention -
they go home,
they're finished.
They don't stall, they don't do their homework in front of the TV.
- Dave Eggers

When I am finishing a picture, I hold some God-made object up to it -
a rock,
a flower, the branch of a tree or my hand -
as a final test.
If the painting stands up beside a thing man cannot make,
the painting is authentic.
If there's a clash between the two, it's bad art.
- Marc Chagall

I was playing the best football of my career at the time,
finishing top scorer in Italy three year's running.
There were other good players around but I think I
was the best at that time.
- Michel Patini

Each thing leapfrogs.
I do a Genesis project - like now, we're just finishing off an album -
and then by the time the album is doing its thing,
I could do nothing or I could do a film.
- Phil Collins

I was never confident about finishing a book,
but friends encouraged me.
When I finished my first book, it was accepted by a
publisher right away and became an instant bestseller.
One male critic called it the most shocking book he ever read.
- Jackie Collins

We've observed that people who stall in their personal
growth work often have counterproductive soft addictions
that stand in their way of growth and having the life they say they want.
It can be a simple thing, such as watching TV instead of finishing a project.
- Judith Wright

Instead, we did take our eye off the ball.
We decided, instead of finishing the job in Afghanistan,
to go into Iraq.
And today, unfortunately, if you look at the situation on the ground,
it is a mess.
- Chris Van Hollen

In choosing joy, the finish line dissolves
into a different matter altogether.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

All endeavor calls for the ability
to tramp the last mile,
shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil.
The fight to the finish spirit is the one...
characteristic we must posses
if we are to face the future as finishers.
- Henry David Thoreau

Finish each day and be done with it.
You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely
and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a journey. It is not a race to test
who can finish first or who can end up with the most loot.
Rather, life is best enjoyed as a meander -
watching the view to left and right - above and below -
as the days slowly move past in dress review.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In soloing - as in other activities -
it is far easier to start something
than it is to finish it.
- Amelia Earhart

I've got to go.
That's one of the penalties of being a doctor.
I never seem to finish a conversation.
- Robert M. Fresco

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it.
I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint.
What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
- Henry David Thoreau

I would rather start a family than finish one.
- Don Marquis

Once I start something, I always finish it.
They had been trying to get X-Men made for 30 years
and they thought maybe if I got involved,
it might actually happen.
- Bryan Singer

I'd like to say I was smart enough to finish six grades in five years,
but I think perhaps the teacher was just glad to get rid of me.
- Alan Shepard

When you're thirsty and it seems that you could drink
the entire ocean that's faith;
when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two that's science.
- Anton Chekhov

All of the penciling was consistently done by one person
and the inking was whoever could finish on time.
- Gil Kane

If a story isn't working, I'm simply unable to finish it.
That's what usually tells me something is wrong.
- Len Wein

Being the first to cross the finish line makes you
a winner in only one phase of life.
It's what you do after you cross the line that really counts.
- Ralph Boston

It's the job that's never started takes longest to finish.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

I've been a schoolteacher.
I always try to get the kids to finish talking before the next one starts.
- Marion Zimmer Bradley

When I finish playing, I think I'd like to coach college baseball.
- Barry Bonds

Come over here and sit on my knee and finish your orange juice.
- Sonny Liston

I want to release another CD this year,
finish writing a screenplay, and make another short film.
- Todd Barry

I don't think I've ever read an old book through from start to finish.
Not after more than six months after writing it,
that is.
- Nicholas Mosley

To do the Ozzfest again would be great.
I'd like to finish with a final Sabbath album.
You always feel that it is still a challenge.
- Geezer Butler

This is an album of songs that I've always loved,
tunes that I heard.
For the first time in 53 years of recording,
I really had control over an entire album,
start to finish.
- Etta James

Basically, nice guys can finish last.
- Lee Meriwether

Nice guys finish last, but we get to sleep in.
- Evan Davis

The way to push things through to a finish effectively must be learned.
- William Frederick Book

Art is accusation, expression, passion.
Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper.
- Gunter Grass

I'm trying to finish my book on the Kennedy assassination.
- Vincent Bugliosi

And yet 50 percent of the kids who start high school
in the United States today do not finish high school.
- James T. Walsh

In this country, when you finish second,
no one knows your name.
- Frank McGuire

I literally have meetings at eight o'clock in the morning,
and I finish at nine o'clock at night.
It sounds pathetic, but I don't even have time to go shopping.
- Stella McCartney

I write a lot of songs people don't hear.
I really just enjoy the process.
I finish 'em all.
I don't think there's a whole lot of difference between
the bad ones and the good ones.
- Bob Seger

At age 77, I need the help of someone with more energy
than I can now summon to finish a book.
- Anne McCaffrey


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