100+ Best End Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational end quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Famous End Quotes

Many have puzzled themselves about the origin of evil. I am content to observe that there is evil, and that there is a way to escape from it, and with this I begin and end. — John Newton

I don’t think anybody’s too big to fail. I think the – I think if what you’ve got is sort of a large number of institutions who are going to fail, then that ends up affecting the system. — Marc Lasry

If I have a better idea, I say, ‘Can we try one like this?’ I try not to step on writers’ toes, but ninety-nine percent of the time, it ends up in the movie, and sometimes it’s the line that everyone remembers and quotes from the movie. — William Sadler

God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive. — Edwin Louis Cole

When you’re together with someone for some time, you will automatically depend on them as if they were a crutch. And then it ends. — Kim Wilde

I was blessed with a gift. It’s a gift and a curse. It never ends — Dan Fogelberg

The key to sauces is having patience. I’m not a patient woman, but I learned with sauces that you have to get everything on a slow roll and layer the flavors. That’s where you get robust tastes: it starts one way and ends another. — Kelis

The ultimate end of your education was to make you a good wife. — Mary Wortley Montagu

If I believe that I am right, I will take it to the end of the earth until I am proven right. — Bill Ackman

If we don’t change direction soon, we’ll end up where we’re going. — Irwin Corey

Investors are sometimes too busy looking for profits to notice where the truth ends and the deception begins. — Andrew Ross Sorkin

People only stutter at the beginning of the word. They’re not afraid when they get to the end of the word. There’s just regret. — Laurie Anderson

But all bubbles have a way of bursting or being deflated in the end. — Barry Gibb

I wanted to be an actor, and when that day happened that was sort of like the end. Now let it take me. — Bryan Brown

It’s not necessary, in order to be a complete person, that I have a man. It’s not the end-all, be-all of my life. — Cher

A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself. — Livy

I am the Empire at the end of the decadence. — Paul Verlaine

I think it’s important to be able to say that you did live a normal life and struggled to make ends meet. It all has to do with work ethic and how I apply myself to my awesome job now. I’ve always been used to working because I’ve been working since I was four. — Naya Rivera

Every suggested idea produces a corresponding physical reaction. Every idea constantly repeated ends by being engraved upon the brain, provoking the act which corresponds to that idea. — Scott Reed

You can’t hang around geniuses forever because they end up taking everything you’ve got. That’s why they’re the genius and you’re not. — Bob Colacello

I was not born to be prime minister, and I’m not going to stay here until the end of my life. I’m too young for that. — Ehud Olmert

There is a destiny that shapes our ends rough, hew them as we will. — Frank Harris

Republican leadership in Congress let the energy companies write the energy bill that sent prices soaring, and has turned a blind eye to the struggles of working families trying to make ends meet. — Sherrod Brown

People in the metros are busy making ends meet, but through my films, I like to give the reality of life a skip, and choose concepts which will give audiences a stress-free two-and-a-half hours. — Rohit Shetty

We must be part of the general staff at the inception, rather than the ambulance drivers at the bitter end. — Lane Kirkland

Everyone messes up in relationships and has peaks and valleys in their personal lives. When I realized it wasn’t the end of the world and I would keep on standing, I knew it was going to be OK. — Emmy Rossum

Not the fruit of experience, but experience itself, is the end. — Walter Pater

It is not rational to assume, without evidence, that rationality can disclose everything about the world, just because it can disclose some things. Our intuition in favour of rationality, where we are inclined to use it, is just that – an intuition. Reason is founded in intuition and ends in intuition, like a pair of massive bookends. — Iain McGilchrist

Likewise, education can direct people toward good or evil ends. When education is based on a fundamentally distorted worldview, the results are horrific. — Daisaku Ikeda

Ever since then, all descendant vertebrates have had the forward end of the digestive system and the forward end of the respiratory system very much involved with each other. This manifests itself in the human body with a crossing of the two systems in the throat. — George C. Williams

All the work that I do, whether or not it ends up being commercially successful or not, feels like the most important thing to me while I’m doing it. I try to take something away from every project, and so they all feel like milestones for one reason or another. — Michael Ian Black

There was really no friendship in modeling, though a certain amount of warmth comes from running into models you know on shoots, because you end up in so many unfamiliar places, from Alaska to Africa. — Carol Alt

I hate when a movie just sort of ends and is so open-ended you feel like it wasn’t finished. I appreciate leaving things up to the interpretation of the audience and letting them make decisions about where things will go in the future – but the director has to make a decision; otherwise it is sort of a cop-out. — Zach Gilford

In the end I’m the only one who knows me — Donnie Wahlberg

I’m a proud fighter for the little guy and the people of my state who are struggling to make ends meet. That’s what Louisiana values are about. — Charlie Melancon

He’s dreaming with his eyes open, and those that dream with their eyes open are dangerous, for they do not know when their dreams come to an end. — Hugo Pratt

If a relationship is founded on love it doesn’t end — Rosanne Cash

My mother always wanted to be an actress. She was an extra in movies and stuff. I have a feeling this is the classic story: The mother wants to be an actress, and the child ends up doing it. But it was never a jealousy thing between us. It was like – well, I was making my mom happy. — Kristy McNichol

Our charity begins at home, And mostly ends where it begins — Horace Smith

We come to beginnings only at the end. — William Throsby Bridges

Growing up, I loved Morticia Addams and Lily Munster on one hand, and Jeannie from ‘I Dream of Jeannie’ on the other. Two completely different ends of the spectrum, kind of like me. — Sarah Shahi

If there are more and more environmental refugees, they are going to end up on your doorstep too. — Nina Fedoroff

If I end up hosting ‘Joker’s Wild,’ please shoot me. — Anderson Cooper

We must see our present fight right through to the very end. — Bobby Sands

No matter how close to yours another’s steps have grown, in the end there is one dance you’ll do alone. — Jackson Browne

Everyone’s so timid and afraid to insult anybody, but in the end, it’s like we’re all trying to please everyone. In the end, we please no one. — Olivia Munn

On my own or with a friend, I’m a shopaholic, and I particularly love the cleaning aisle in the supermarket. But when I’m with my husband, I’m shop shy because he can’t bear it. It always ends up with us making a huge scene on the High Street and then going off in a huff in separate directions. — Emilia Fox

God has been pleased to prescribe limits to his power and to work out his ends within these limits. — William S. Paley

Any movie that gets made and ends up in a position where people are coming to talk about it, it’s not a small thing. — Tom Cavanagh

The end of all good music is to affect the soul. — Claudio Monteverdi

A beginning is the end of something, always. — Spider Robinson

After defining an idea of what I want to achieve, through a series of storyboard images, I’ll go to the ends of the earth to create it, whether that involves obscure camera lenses or the latest electronic techniques. — Daniel Barber

The end of science is not to prove a theory, but to improve mankind. — Manly Hall

Government has no other end, but the preservation of property. — John Locke

All the great Shakespeare plays are about killing. ‘Alas, poor Yorick,’ that’s about death. And in ‘Romeo and Juliet’ everyone up ends up dying. The greatest dramas in the world are all about sex, violence and death. — Ray Winstone

To have felt too much is to end in feeling nothing…. — Dorothy Thompson

The world is starving for a new spiritual truth – a truth that works in sustaining life, not a truth that brings an end to life. — Neale Donald Walsch

Sometimes when you’re given hurdles, it makes you more creative in the end. — Judy Greer

Being one point ahead at the end – that’s all that matters. — Erinn Smart

The people elected us to end the talk and to act decisively. — Chris Christie

General relativity predicts that time ends inside black holes because the gravitational collapse squeezes matter to infinite density. — Lee Smolin

I work in a hospital as a patient transporter to make ends meet for my three kids. — Tom Guiry

I just wanna get to the end of the day without it raining. — Campbell Scott

The fountain of youth is like the monkey’s paw in the W. W. Jacobs story. It never ends well. — Sarah Monette

We are very near the end, but have not and will not lose our good cheer. — Robert Falcon Scott

Poetry is like making a joke. If you get one word wrong at the end of a joke, you’ve lost the whole thing. — W. S. Merwin

Certainly as an actor, half of your work is not going to end up on the screen anyway, because in the editorial process, they need to cut to the other actor in the scene. Very often, your best work ends up on the cutting room floor, because it just doesn’t work with the overall narrative drive of the story. — Hart Bochner

‘Christian Mingle’ is about a young, modern, single woman. She’s trying to achieve it all – a successful career, amazing friends, and finding Mr. Right. She stumbles into the world of online dating looking for an instant ‘soul mate solution,’ but ultimately ends up taking a personal journey transforming her life. — Corbin Bernsen

Britain is one of the biggest arms dealers in the world, after the States. There’s a lot of money in weapons deals. We sell weapons, and our responsibility ends as soon as they leave the country; they’re unpacked, and then before you know it, they’re spread around the world. — Paul Conroy

But in the end, music is ultimately an aural art, pure and simple. — Leo Ornstein

The destination is a happy life, an accomplished life that doesn’t end with death but with eternal life. — Angelo Scola

You always end up getting involved in things because of, you know, the strange things your life brings you into contact with. — Edward Norton

Hence the end of the world should be awaited with all longing by all believers. — William Ames

Wisdom denotes the pursuing of the best ends by the best means. — Francis Hutcheson

I’ve been to location shoots in Mexico before, and everyone ends up getting sick. — Ann Rutherford

It’s a long old road, but I know I’m gonna find the end. — Bessie Smith

I think interactive television is doomed. It’s a dead end. — Brenda Laurel

In Malaysia where the front end pushes so much, extra engine braking is really going to help you. — Sete Gibernau

At the end of April I archived ‘Curses’ and Inform, and announced them on the newsgroups. — Graham Nelson

Ulysses finds himself unchanged, aside from his experience, at the end of his odyssey. — Raymond Queneau

Reformation ends not in contemplation, but in action. — George Gillespie

In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil. — Anna Jameson

I went from buying my own condominium and a car for myself when I was 17 on ‘The Facts of Life’ to not being able to pay my rent. I was at the unemployment office all the time. I had to sell my record collection just to make ends meet. And then I started getting these voice-over jobs. — Pamela Adlon

I started traveling in the Arctic in 1991, so I experienced the ice in winter and spring. The seasonal sea ice, it has a long season. It starts in September and ends in June. — Gretel Ehrlich

I’m really interested in how you create a whole new economy of recycling. It’s literally the ‘underground economy.’ All this stuff that on the surface creates growth and profit, ends up with waste, junk, and CO2. So how do you make it economic to bring new players into the ball game? — Peter Senge

Some people, and I am one of them, hate happy ends. We feel cheated. Harm is the norm. — Vladimir Nabokov

City life is stressful. Everybody is running around like crazy, stuck in traffic jams trying to make meetings, trying to make ends meet, trying to meet deadlines, trying to get kids to and from activities. There aren’t enough hours in the day for all this business. — Rebecca Pidgeon

Everything is temporary. Everything is bound to end. — Keren Ann

I find that when I’m ready for something to end, I transition quickly. But when something ends before its time, I find it hard to move on. — Emma Caulfield

I guess Johnny Depp has a pretty good career. I love a lot of parts that actors have played, so I love pieces of their career, but it’s pretty hard to look at an actor’s whole career and go, ‘That was awesome!’ Usually it either ends on a crappy show or with no work at all. — Keir Gilchrist

Love never ends or fails. Love never ends. Everything must be based on love – the relation between two friends, my ministry, my service; the church services in every field must be based on love. Why? Because God is Love. — Pope Theodoros II

Luckily, West End audiences seem to rather like very old people. — Wendy Hiller

I have enormous respect for the human being because they’re asked to take on a lot. And I don’t think there’s any easy solution. But I think the journey is what you have to finally be satisfied with, but not be afraid of the lessons one has to learn… it ends up as grace. And you grow; you find a way to continue. — Horton Foote

You can only end a negotiation for peace if you begin it. — Benjamin Netanyahu

What I like about pop music, and why I’m still attracted to it, is that in the end it becomes our folk music. — Bono

At the end of the day I have always seen the end of my relationships as a personal failure. There is nothing ever pretty in saying goodbye. — Elisabetta Canalis

The real deal is always going to win in the end. — Bill Hybels

In the end it’s about the work, not an award you get for the work. — Linda Fiorentino

Watching a movie from beginning to end is like reading, because even though what you see are images, they are telling you a story. — Guillermo Cabrera Infante

It is the want to know the end that makes us believe in God, or witchcraft, believe, at least, in something. — Truman Capote

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