Quotes: finish

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  • David Mitchell
    David Mitchell
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    A book you finish reading is not the same book it was before you read it.
    Source: Number9Dream (2007) 365
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    After you finish a book, you know, you're dead.
  • Buchi Emecheta
    Buchi Emecheta
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    As soon as I finish a book, I sell the paperback rights to different publishers and that's where I recoup my money.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
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    As usual I finish the day before the sea, sumptuous this evening beneath the moon, which writes Arab symbols with phosphorescent streaks on the slow swells. There is no end to the sky and the waters. How well they accompany sadness!
  • Anne McCaffrey
    Anne McCaffrey
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    At age 77, I need the help of someone with more energy than I can now summon to finish a book.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
    Helen Rowland
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    Before marriage, a man will go home and lie awake all night thinking about something you said; after marriage, he'll go to sleep before you finish saying it.
  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon
    American president 1913-1994
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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.
  • Stephen King
    Stephen King
    American author of horror and supernatural fiction 1947-
    Stephen King
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    Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader’s.
    Source: Faceboek (2013)
  • Alice Hoffman
    Alice Hoffman
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    Every time I finish a book, I forget everything I learned writing it - the information just disappears out of my head.
  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
    Salman Rushdie
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    Every time you finish a book, you have a terrible feeling that there's just never going to be another one. But fortunately, so far, the next one has always shown up.
  • FDR created today's 30 percent coalition. Obama wants to finish the job by turning it into a permanent ruling majority. There's nothing new about the Obama Narrative. It is the FDR Narrative on steroids. It is intended to lead to greater statism and political gain.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance.
  • Abe Lemons
    Abe Lemons
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    Finish last in your league and they call you idiot. Finish last in medical school and they call you doctor.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt. Give us the tools, and we will finish the job.
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