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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

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

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

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

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

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
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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

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

There have been many times when you spend a number of months and the finished product is not what you wanted to see. And 'Batman Begins' was what I wanted to see. Christian Bale

I rode in a nine-day charity ride recently, averaged 43km a day and still finished in the lead group. I'm 38, not quite finished yet. Greg LeMond


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