92 Finish Line Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of finish line quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about reaching the finish line.

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Top 10 Finish Line Quotes (BEST)

  1. I start to think, and then I sink Into the paper like I was ink When I'm writing, I'm trapped in between the lines I escape when I finish the rhyme. — Rakim
  2. Maybe the start line was supposed to be your finish line. Don’t be afraid to walk backwards. — Tablo
  3. Keep your eyes on the finish line and not on the turmoil around you. — Rihanna
  4. Nice guys finish first. If you don't know that, then you don't know where the finish line is. — Garry Shandling
  5. The perfect racing car crosses the finish line first and subsequently falls into its component parts. — Ferdinand Porsche
  6. Happiness is not about the trophy, or the finish line. It's the journey. If you enjoy your journey, you can enjoy your life — Sayings
  7. Once you've committed yourself to something, pace yourself to the finish line. — Meb Keflezighi
  8. God is on your side. We already at the finish line. Anything you put your mind to, anything you want to accomplish ,you put your faith in God's hands you can do it. — Puff Daddy
  9. If I'd had some set idea of a finish line, don't you think I would have crossed it years ago? — Bill Gates
  10. A goal is a dream with a finish line. — Duke Ellington

Short Finish Line Quotes

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  • As educators we need to understand that there is no finish line in our work. — Carol Ann Tomlinson
  • Healing can be a long and winding road or a straightforward march to the finish line. — Alice McCall
  • There is no finish line. When you reach one goal, find a new one. — Chuck Norris
  • Tears streamed down my face as I crossed the finish line. I was a new person, a runner. — Thomas King
  • In the race for quality, there is no finish line — David T. Kearns
  • Runners just do it - they run for the finish line even if someone else has reached it first. — Anonymous
  • Sometimes we become so focused on the finish line, that we fail to find joy in the journey. — Dieter F. Uchtdorf
  • To get to the finish line, you'll have to try lots of different paths. — Amby Burfoot
  • During a race where everyone holds their own truth, the finish line is a surprise. — Akiane Kramarik
  • The race for excellence has no finish line. — Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Finish Line Image Quotes

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Finish line quote by Duke Ellington

A goal is a dream with a finish line. — Duke Ellington

Finish line quote The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.

Crossing The Finish Line Quotes

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I'm different than most people...when I cross the finish line of a big race, I see that people are ecstatic, but I'm thinking about what I'm going to do tomorrow. It's as If my Journey is everlasting and there is no finish line — David Goggins

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 is not how you start the race or where you are during the race-it is how you cross the finish line that will matter. — Robert D. Hales

Finish line quote Be willing to walk alone. Many who started with you won't finish with you.
Be willing to walk alone. Many who started with you won't finish with you.

In racing, there is no question who is best - the first one to cross the finish line wins first prize. But with wine, even if you make the best wine in the world, someone isn't going to like it, because it isn't their style. Judging wine is very subjective. — Mario Andretti

In the end, the American dream is not a sprint, or even a marathon, but a relay. Our families don't always cross the finish line in the span of one generation. But each generation passes on to the next the fruits of their labor. — Julian Castro

When you cross the finish line, it will change your life forever — Dick Beardsley

Finish line quote The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.
The road to success is lined with many tempting parking spaces.

As I’m so often reminded what a priceless gift my life is, I ache with everything in me to make it count, so that when I finally cross the finish line, I’ll hear the words, 'Well done, good and faithful servant. — Adam Young

It's incredible how many emotions you feel when crossing the finish line and seeing that you are No. 1. — Marcel Hirscher

How to run an ultramarathon ? Puff out your chest, put one foot in front of the other, and don't stop till you cross the finish line. — Dean Karnazes

I was quite emotional when I finished my lap, but had to wait for other drivers to cross the line to hear whether I'd actually done it. It feels very special, but I acknowledge that the old master, Nigel Mansell, took his 14 poles from only 16 races. — Sebastian Vettel

Getting To The Finish Line Quotes

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As soon as we fall in love and we realise we've met the one the rest of our lives can't come soon enough. It's not like you're in a rush to get to the finish line, you're in a rush to feel and experience everything and then do it all again. — Johnny Depp

People who consistently win have a clear and thoughtful strategy. They know what they need to do and when they need to do it. They write it down so they stay on course, and avoid any alternative that does not get them closer to the finish line. — Phil McGraw

Sometimes you start a little further back from the starting line. And you're going to have to work a little bit harder, and push it faster to get to the finish. I'm willing to put in the work, to compensate for other things, to get ahead, to get to where I want to be. — Nick Newell

Finish line quote The best listeners listen between the lines.
The best listeners listen between the lines.

The Color Purple received four Tony nominations; the play is highly looked at and it's a must see for everyone. I just want to carry on what Jennifer Hudson has done and help the team get to the finish line. — Heather Headley

It's stressful to keep doing audition after audition after audition. You finish one and go to the next one, and you have to learn lines. For me, I have to work on my accent, so I was getting accent coaching and acting coaching. I wanted to make good impressions. — Luke Mitchell

When I'm playing Big Momma, it's so much work that all I want to do, when I'm finished, is go back home and just relax and study my lines and get ready for the next day. — Martin Lawrence

Finish line quote The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five wor
The great dividing line between success and failure can be expressed in five words "I did not have time".

I start out with words, with the idea, the line. Then after I get a line or two, I try to find what melodic line those lines would be suited to. As soon as I find the form I can finish the song in my head. — Mose Allison

Running Finish Line Quotes

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If you don't discover God's dreams, you'll either waste your life running in wrong races and crossing wrong finish lines or, like many people, have no finish line at all. — Dutch Sheets

There are times when you run a marathon and you wonder, Why am I doing this? But you take a drink of water, and around the next bend, you get your wind back, remember the finish line, and keep going. — Steve Jobs

For me, as for so many runners, there really are no finish lines. Runs end; running doesn't. — Dean Karnazes

Finish line quote The guy who takes a chance, who walks the line between the known and unknown, wh
The guy who takes a chance, who walks the line between the known and unknown, who is unafraid of failure, will succeed.

The world is full of people who have dreams of playing at Carnegie Hall, of running a marathon, and of owning their own business. The difference between the people who make it across the finish line and everyone else is one simple thing: an action plan. — John Tesh

I should just stay composed and run to the finish line. — Asafa Powell

When I die, they might as well bury me at the finish line at Churchill Downs so they can run over me one more time. — Rick Majerus

Finish line quote Education isn't something you can finish.
Education isn't something you can finish.

Life is the only race you'll run where you don't know where the finish line is. — Steve Farrar

Here is the start, there is the finish line. Between that, you have to run. — Jeff Galloway

I have been running so sweaty my whole life Urgent for a finish line And I have been missing the rapture this whole time Of being forever incomplete — Alanis Morissette

At least in a race you have mile markers and know how long you have to go. Labor is like running as hard as you can without knowing where the finish line is. — Lorraine Moller

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More Finish Line Quotes

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The people are divided into more than 200 ethnic groups, of which the largest is the Bantu. There are several hundred languages, but the widespread use of French bridges that gap to a degree. King Leopold of Belgium used it as his personal property from which to steal its natural resources to line his pockets. Belgian colonial rule made the British and French versions look positively benign and was ruthlessly brutal from start to finish, with few attempts to build any sort of infrastructure to help the inhabitants. When the Belgians left in 1960 they left behind little chance of the country holding together. The civil wars began immediately. — Tim Marshall

Usually, I’ll give them homework—a small, doable task. I’ll give you an example. There was an artist I was working with recently who hadn’t made an album in a long time, and he was struggling with finishing anything. He just had this version of a writer’s block. But I would give him very doable homework assignments that almost seemed like a joke. ‘Tonight, I want you to write one word in this song that needs five lines, that you can’t finish. I just want one word that you like by tomorrow. Do you think that you could come up with one word? — Rick Rubin

Doctors and scientists said breaking the four-minute mile was impossible, that one would die in the attempt. Thus, when I got up from the track after collapsing at the finish line, I figured I was dead — Roger Bannister

As the 2012 elections approach the finish line, the chatter among columnists and political reporters is about upcoming books that take readers inside the campaigns, cutting-edge efforts to micro-target voters on Internet social applications, the enormous money flowing through super-PACs, and extreme political polarization. — Juan Williams

Business is much less transparent than a win in a Grand Prix; in a race you drive over the finishing line first and you have won. In business it is different. — Niki Lauda

There is no finish line when it comes to system reliability and availability, and our efforts to improve performance never cease. — Marc Benioff

The first rule of making progress in anything you do is setting goals, allowing yourself to always have a finish line in sight. This provides a boost in motivation during those moments when slogging forward seems impossible, giving you something tangible to work towards at every moment. — T. Harv Eker

Why is it that the finish line always tends to appear just after the point at which we most want to give up? is it the universe's way of reserving the best for those who can give the most? What I do know, from nature, is that the dawn only appears after the darkest hour. — Bear Grylls

Today we live in a chaos of straight lines, in a jungle of straight lines. If you do not believe this, take the trouble to count the straight lines which surround you. Then you will understand, for you will never finish counting. — Friedensreich Hundertwasser

At the finish line of the 1967 Boston Marathon, one crabby journalist said it was just a one-off deal and women weren't going to run. Only a 20-year-old who had just run a marathon and was shot full of endorphin would say this but I said that there's going to come a day in our lives when women's running is as popular and as men's. — Kathrine Switzer

The ideal racecar will expire 100 yards past the finish line. — Stirling Moss

Crossing the starting line may be an act of courage, but crossing the finish line is an act of faith. Faith is what kepes us going when nothing else will. Faith is the emotion that will give you victory over your past, the demons in your soul, & all of those voices that tell you what you can & cannot do & can & cannot be. — John Bingham

Winning does not always mean coming in first...real victory is in arriving at the finish line with no regrets because you know you've gone all out. — Apolo Ohno

I plead with my Moonlight fans to give this show a chance if they let me give it a chance. I can’t do Moonlight again — it’s finished. The bottom line is that my true fans will follow me where I go. — Alex O'Loughlin

For every finish-line tape a runner breaks -- complete with the cheers of the crowd and the clicking of hundreds of cameras -- there are the hours of hard and often lonely work that rarely gets talked about. — Grete Waitz

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