66+ Best Finishing Strong Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Finishing strong is the attitude of believing you can do something and having the courage and determination to see it through to the end. Inspirational finish strong quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Finishing Strong Quotes

Many will start fast, few will finish strong. – Gary Ryan Blair

Think strong. Be strong. Finish strong.

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. – Og Mandino

It is not how to start… But how you finish. Finish strong!

Wake up early, do your best, practice self-care, and finish strong.

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. – Albert Einstein

The last thing you want to do is finish playing or doing anything and wish you would have worked harder. – Derek Jeter

Whenever you have taken up work in hand, you must see it to the finish. That is the ultimate secret of success. Never, never, never give up! – Dada Vaswani

You can’t always expect a certain result, but you can expect to do your best. – Anita Hill

No one has a problem with the first mile of a journey. Even an infant could do fine for a while. But it isn’t the start that matters. It’s the finish line. – Julien Smith

Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment. – Thomas Carlyle

It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and THEN do your best. – W. Edwards Deming

Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret. – Miguel Angel Ruiz

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There we both sat and rested for a while, facing the rising sun the way we’d climbed, for looking back can sometimes help you on. – Dante

Don’t tell me how hard you work. Tell me how much you get done. – James Ling

You have nothing to lose by giving your best. – Lailah Gifty Akita

To be nobody but yourself in a world that’s doing its best to make you somebody else, is to fight the hardest battle you are ever going to fight. Never stop fighting. – E. E. Cummings

Do more than is required. What is the distance between someone who achieves their goals consistently and those who spend their lives and careers merely following? The extra mile. – Gary Ryan Blair

Small steps add up to complete big journeys. – Matshona Dhliwayo

Stopping at third adds no more to the score than striking out. It doesn’t matter how well you start if you fail to finish. – Billy Sunday

Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment. – Oprah Winfrey

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end. – Abraham Lincoln

Almost everything you do will seem insignificant, but it is important that you do it – Mahatma Gandhi

When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another. – Helen Keller

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. – Calvin Coolidge

We will go to the moon. We will go to the moon and do other things, not because they are easy but because they are hard. – John F. Kennedy, Jr.

Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best. – Andrew Carnegie

If you’re doing your best, you won’t have any time to worry about failure. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Don’t waste your time striving for perfection, instead, strive for excellence – doing your best. – Laurence Olivier

The woods are lovely dark and deep, but I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep, and miles to go before I sleep. – Robert Frost

Motivational Finish Strong Quotes

If the word quit is part of your vocabulary, then the word finish is likely not. – B.G. Jett

Every morning in Africa, an antelope wakes up. It knows it must outrun the fastest lion, or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest antelope, or it will starve. It doesn’t matter whether you’re the lion or an antelope – when the sun comes up, you’d better be running. – African Proverb

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done. – Dale Carnegie

It’s human nature to gripe, but I’m going ahead and doing the best I can. – Elvis Presley

Let us begin by doing our best to do our best, every single time, no matter what, forever. – Edward Albert

Doing your best means never stop trying. – Benjamin Franklin

Just go out there and do what you have to do. – Martina Navratilova

You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give. – Eleanor Roosevelt

The high cost of greatness is better than the low cost of mediocrity. – Matshona Dhliwayo

The beginning is the word and the end is silence. And in between are all the stories. – Kate Atkinson

The opposite of the happy ending is not actually the sad ending-the sad ending is sometimes the happy ending. The opposite of the happy ending is actually the unsatisfying ending. – Orson Scott Card

My legacy doesn’t matter. It isn’t important that I be remembered. It’s important that when I stand before the Lord, he says, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant.’ I want to finish strong. – James Dobson

Do all the good you can, in all the ways you can, to all the souls you can, in every place you can, at all the times you can, with all the zeal you can, as long as ever you can. – John Wesley

It’s simply a matter of doing what you do best and not worrying about what the other fellow is going to do. – John R. Amos

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. – Calvin Coolidge

Everything ends; you just have to figure out a way to push to the finish line. – Jesse Itzler

I ran and ran and ran every day, and I acquired this sense of determination, this sense of spirit that I would never, never give up, no matter what else happened. – Wilma Rudolph

We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves, otherwise we harden. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Remember no matter how fast you run, you can’t be the winner if you don’t finish. – Israelmore Ayivor

Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I know from experience that you should never give up on yourself or others, no matter what. – George Foreman

Don’t give up. Don’t lose hope. Don’t sell out. – Christopher Reeve

If you say you’re going to do something, you do it. If you start it, you finish it. Yes sir, no ma’am. And you’ve got to have that kind of structure in your life. It kind of helped me be that disciplined person that I am, whether it’s with workouts, film or just the game of football. – Robert Griffin III

You have got to decide, look, this is who I am; this is my best way to present myself, and I’m going to ride that horse to the finish line. Not everybody will like it, but that’s OK. – Phil McGraw

You’ve got to be able to finish out the season on a strong note. – Paul Pierce

I am like every single fighter – going into the ring, I have in my mind, ‘Finish the bout before all the rounds are over, and to get the victory before that.’ – Vasyl Lomachenko

Don’t give up at half time. Concentrate on winning the second half. – Paul Bryant

Starting strong is good. Finishing strong is epic. – Robin Sharma

When we make progress quickly, it feeds our emotions. Then, when there’s a period of waiting or we hit a plateau, we find out how committed we really are and whether we’re going to see things through to the finish or quit. -Joyce Meyer

The best feeling I ever get is when I finish a song, and it exists, and it didn’t exist before, and now it’s there, and it makes me feel a certain way. – Conor Oberst

For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning. – T.S. Eliot

Never give up. You only get one life. Go for it! – Richard E. Grant

Nice guys finish first. If you don’t know that, then you don’t know where the finish line is. – Garry Shandling

If the word quit is part of your vocabulary, then the word finish is likely not. – B.G. Jett

Never give up. Keep your thoughts and your mind always on the goal. – Tom Bradley