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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

I do not look upon these United States as a finished product. We are still in the making. Franklin D. Roosevelt

Just because I was almost 62, I did not feel decrepit and felt I wasn't finished being a soldier yet. Gerald Griffin

A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits. Richard M. Nixon

One always dies too soon or too late. And yet, life is there, finished: the line is drawn, and it must all be added up. You are nothing other than your life. Jean-Paul Sartre

Sun-bleached bones were most wonderful against the blue - that blue that will always be there as it is now after all man's destruction is finished. Georgia O'Keeffe

Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished. Marcus Aurelius

When one has finished building one's house, one suddenly realizes that in the process one has learned something that one really needed to know in the worst way - before one began. Friedrich Nietzsche

Since change is constant, you wonder if people crave death because it's the only way they can get anything really finished. Chuck Palahniuk

I never really know the title of a book until it's finished. Mary Wesley

A holiday is when you celebrate something that's all finished up, that happened a long time ago and now there's nothing left to celebrate but the dead. Abraham Polonsky

Turning one's novel into a movie script is rather like making a series of sketches for a painting that has long ago been finished and framed. Vladimir Nabokov

Let us be sure that those who come after will say of us in our time, that in our time we did everything that could be done. We finished the race; we kept them free; we kept the faith. Ronald Reagan
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If a building looks better under construction than it does when finished, then it's a failure. Doug Coupland

This is going to sound completely absurd, but I do sometimes feel like the enjoyment of an awards ceremony or the pride in the finished article hasn't ever surpassed the joy of doing the work, of making it. The doing it is really the bit I'm there for. Chiwetel Ejiofor


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