What is not started today is never finished tomorrow.
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning.
Louis L'Amour finished quote

What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
— Thomas Carlyle

Defeat doesn't finish a man, quit does. A man is not finished when he's defeated. He's finished when he quits.
— Richard M. Nixon

Some beautiful things are more impressive when left imperfect than when too highly finished.
— Francois de la Rochefoucauld