Top 277 Ending Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Ending Quotes from famous people such as Alice Eve, Martin Luther King III, Lev Grossman, Feist, John O’Hurley, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I think that after divorce, I took my life a little bit

I think that after divorce, I took my life a little bit more seriously, because you have to face endings in a way that you maybe never – death in one thing, but an ending in your own chapter. It’s so clearly placed there for you with divorce.
Alice Eve
I believe we should appoint a cabinet-level position that will be solely and fully devoted to ending poverty as we know it in America.
Martin Luther King III
A novel with a bad middle is a bad book. A bad ending is something I’ve just gotten in the habit of forgiving.
Lev Grossman
When I first played ‘1234’ it was on stage in San Francisco at some kind of, like, sticky-floored club. And it felt like a punk song. I mean it’s ridiculous to say that now, but it had that kind of, like, piercing straight melody. And then this fist-pumping ending, you know that pa-dap-pada.
I never like to think of anything from an ending point.
John O’Hurley
I care about dental care, and ending mass private and public surveillance, and funding schools so they can have small class sizes.
Zephyr Teachout
It’s weird because we live in this age of reboots. Everything is getting rebooted: ‘The X-Files,’ ‘Twin Peaks.’ We have shows like ‘Gravity Falls’ that were inspired by these shows, that are now ending and being followed up by reboots of the shows that inspired them.
Alex Hirsch
Rather than showing themselves to be an ally to the middle class by ending the AMT or repealing it for years to come, my Republican colleagues refused to include it in today’s legislation and America’s middle class will surely suffer that choice greatly.
Ellen Tauscher
Endings are really hard to do, and it’s hard to do an ending where it’s sort of collaborative with thousands and thousands of people, and to satisfy all those people is impossible.
Jennifer Hale
There’s always that relief you feel when you’re working on your own series that you can actually make it to your planned ending and that your audience will still be there to support you – and that your publisher will still exist.
Brian K. Vaughan
I was the original Cinderella girl, looking for the happy ending in the fairy story. But my fantasy prince never came.
Evelyn Keyes
Pop culture does not frequently depict women of color realizing their happy ending.
Rachel Lindsay
I don’t like DVD extras. No. Especially when they do things like put out alternative endings? I find all of that a little bizarre, because there should only be one ending. I don’t like to be told, ‘Oh, we could have had it this way,’ for the director’s cut.
Aidan Gillen
I’ve always felt that life is a novel, and part of it is written for you, and part of it is written by you. It’s up to you to write the ending, ultimately.
Lynn Johnston
The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.
George Orwell
In the World War nothing was more dreadful to witness than a chain of men starting with a battalion commander and ending with an army commander sitting in telephone boxes, improvised or actual, talking, talking, talking, in place of leading, leading, leading.
J. F. C. Fuller
Kubrick never explained the ending to us, or what his intentions were. He didn’t intend for it to be a predictable film.
Keir Dullea
Lobbyists and special interests continue to take advantage of loopholes that allow them to host lavish receptions and pay for trips for members of Congress. Those practices represent exactly what’s wrong with Washington, and I’m committed to ending them.
Sara Gideon
You gotta know when it’s time to hang up. But when I finally go, let me go out on stage, my perfect ending. Don’t let me go when I’m sick or asleep. Let me be in motion.
Bobby Womack
When we played with the Rollins Band, we’d keep songs going until we felt like ending it.
Adam Jones
The stories that I want to tell, especially as a director, don’t necessarily have a perfect ending because, the older you get, the more you appreciate a good day versus a happy ending. You understand that life continues on the next day; the reality of things is what happens tomorrow.
Drew Barrymore
Usually if I find a film that’s challenging, that I’m intrigued by, I want to watch it again knowing what the ending is. I found that with something like ‘The Godfather Part II.’ I think it took me three watches to fully experience it in the way it was intended.
Edgar Wright
I’d like to be on ‘Graham Norton.’ Just because I used to do the audience warm-up for the ‘Graham Norton’ show, and I just think that would be a beautifully lovely, typical end to a narrative. I like a neat ending.
Ellie Taylor
The journey is never ending. There’s always gonna be growth, improvement, adversity; you just gotta take it all in and do what’s right, continue to grow, continue to live in the moment.
Antonio Brown
We are usually very busy towards the end of the year, so I know that whenever we get super busy, it must be a sign that the year is ending.
To achieve a successful transition, we don’t just have to remove Maduro. We also have to rescue our institutions themselves. That’s why we have set out three phases: ending Maduro’s usurpation of power, implementing a transition government, and holding free elections.
Juan Guaido
Pagan Romans started their midwinter celebrations with the feast of Saturnalia on 17 December, ending them with a new year festival, the Kalendae Januariae, at the start of January – both were celebrated with parties and the exchange of gifts.
Alice Roberts
The mall tour was right off of my second record, before it came out. It was very different. I did an acoustic performance every day in a different mall! One interesting thing I remember is playing ‘My Happy Ending’ a lot, and that song was so new that I remember getting emotional.
Avril Lavigne
The reason I choose the stories I choose – and it’s why it takes me so long to find ideas – is that I’m looking for that very thing. I want an idea that begins, I want a middle that is compelling and will bring readers along, and I definitely want an ending.
Erik Larson
Working at Palace was one of the happiest episodes of my football career, even though the ending was one of the most upsetting and traumatic.
Neil Warnock
Youth is in a grand flush, like the hot days of ending summer; and pleasant dreams thrall your spirit, like the smoky atmosphere that bathes the landscape of an August day.
Donald G. Mitchell
I work very deliberately, with a plan. But sometimes I

I work very deliberately, with a plan. But sometimes I come to a point that I planned as the end and it needs softening. Ending a novel is almost like putting a child to sleep – it can’t be done abruptly.
Colm Toibin
Me and Drake, we just met each other in passing on the road. We kicked it a few times. We kept ending up in the same circles. Eventually we figured out we wanted to work.
As big a problem as gun violence is for Chicago, it is not beyond our ability to solve. Ending this string of tragedies is our top priority as a city. We are infusing our police department with the manpower, technology and training to meet this challenge head on.
Rahm Emanuel
I usually have a general idea of where the story is going, but I try to avoid planning in too much detail. The best endings are those that emerge only after I’ve thought long and hard about the various ways the story might end. Then I choose the ending that seems surprising yet somehow inevitable.
Karl Iagnemma
Hamish is worried about ending up like my parents, who each spend time in their two homes in Bundanoon and Sydney. But that’s how their marriage has lasted.
Zoe Foster Blake
There are a lot of leaders that talk about ending things like oppression – whether it’s discrimination or getting a job – but the reason for all of this stuff is somebody’s making a profit off our backs. That’s the reason why black people were brought here in the first place. It was a profit motive.
Boots Riley
In truth, ending DACA will cost us tens of thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic activity.
Raja Krishnamoorthi
The happy ending is hardly important, though we may be glad it’s there. The real joy is knowing that if you felt the trouble in the story, your kingdom isn’t dead.
Lynda Barry
The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending, then having the two as close together as possible.
George Burns
It’s been kind of a weird transition from ending ‘The Bachelor’ to starting ‘Dancing with the Stars.’
Nick Viall
I was reading stories by Raymond Carver and some of his stuff sort of ended abruptly here and there, where in other short stories that I’ve read have a bit of an ending, a climax, a twist or something like that.
I wouldn’t know the political solution to ending the conflict in those countries that refugees escape from. The only thing I know for sure, however, is that we need to help these people.
Bianca Balti
I want an ending that’s satisfying. I’m more of a classical writer than a modernist one in that I want the ending to be coherent and feel like an ending. I don’t like when it just seems to putter out. I mean, life is chaotic enough.
Jeffrey Eugenides
Stop-and-search has the potential to cause immense resentment and honesty to the police, with all the implications that has for generating distrust and ending co-operation from the public, if it is not used fairly.
Theresa May
In most of our dreams, our inner eye of reflection is shut and we sleep within our sleep. The exception takes place when we seem to awake within our dreams, without disturbing or ending the dream state, and learn to recognize that we are dreaming while the dream is still happening.
Stephen LaBerge
Our warriors and their families don’t ask for much. But there are a few things we’d like. A commander-in-chief who speaks of winning wars and not merely ending wars, calls the enemy by its name, and draws red lines carefully but enforces them ruthlessly.
Tom Cotton
So, you know, I think the age of exploration is just beginning, not ending, on our planet.
Robert Ballard