Top 55 Unfinished Quotes

Here we have the best Unfinished Quotes from famous authors such as Chris Pavone, Marian Wright Edelman, Ryan Babel, Yoko Ono, Andre Gide. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.

Although I did admire David Foster Wallace's final unfi
Although I did admire David Foster Wallace’s final unfinished novel about boredom, I’m no DFW, and I want my books to be exciting, not boring.

So much of the deep lingering sadness over President Kennedy‘s assassination is about the unfinished promise: unspoken speeches, unfulfilled hopes, the wondering about what might have been.

I’ve done so much in my career but a little part of me feels I still have unfinished business here in the Premier League.

I never want projects to be finished; I have always believed in unfinished work. I got that from Schubert, you know, the ‘Unfinished Symphony.’

In hell there is no other punishment than to begin over and over again the tasks left unfinished in your lifetime.

I… now see a rare opportunity to push across the goal line much of the unfinished business of America: investing in our infrastructure and workers, universal healthcare, comprehensive immigration reform and scrubbing a tax code that’s out of shape and behind the times.

When you run a part of the relay and pass on the baton, there is no sense of unfinished business in your mind. There is just the sense of having done your part to the best of your ability. That is it. The hope is to pass on the baton to somebody who will run faster and run a better marathon.

I feel a lot of unfinished business and loyalty and responsibility to get the Raiders going again.

I write… sonnets… and writing sonnets is boring. You have to find rhymes; you have to write hendecasyllables; so after a while, I get bored and my drawer is overflowing with unfinished short poems.

Biju Babu lives in the hearts of millions of Oriyas. Our party has been named after him. People expect us to carry forward the unfinished task that Biju Babu has left for us.

My grandma was really sick when I was working on ‘Sin Nombre’ and eventually died that summer when we were finishing the film. But I was able to bring an unfinished version of the film for her to watch.

Everyone‘s got unfinished business with Barcelona. They’re the greatest team in the world.

Unhappiness is an unfinished state; happy people don’t need our help.

What I’m really looking to do is retire undefeated; I’m not sure when the right time to retire will be, but I know that I’m not done yet. Something still feels unfinished, and that’s why I’m going to keep going.

When I get on a roll with something, it’s really hard for me to put it down unfinished.

There’s nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a song unfinished. Or an old address book.

Carson McCullers
Good, well-defined, well-honed art is not a foreign language. You can sell it to people. You just have to move your ego out of the way, clear out the unfinished fantasies you have about being an artist yourself, and just sell it.

Authors use ‘almost‘ to avoid stating an outright fact, as though there were something inauthentic, dishonest, unfinished, undecided or even unwholesome – some might say repulsive, tacky, snub-nosed, too direct – in qualifying anything as definitely a this or a that.

Our true remembrance to President Kennedy is in our actions to honor the unspoken words and finish the unfinished work today and tomorrow and for as long as it takes.

Civil rights in this country is unfinished business, and racism is alive and well.

I’m a nervous sharer. I’m nervous to share things in their unfinished state just because, I mean, it’s kind of embarrassing. You know what it could be, but you can’t explain what it’s going to be.

I don’t like to leave anything unfinished. I have an absolute need to see that every phone call is returned, every letter answered.

Alan W Livingston
A man who becomes conscious of the responsibility he bears toward a human being who affectionately waits for him, or to an unfinished work, will never be able to throw away his life. He knows the ‘why’ for his existence, and will be able to bear almost any ‘how.’

My final fight was called ‘Unfinished Business’ – and I finished it.

Mauna Kea from Hilo has a shapely aspect, for its top is broken into peaks, said to be the craters of extinct volcanoes, but my eyes seek the dome-like curve of Mauna Loa with far deeper interest, for it is as yet an unfinished mountain.

The immense popularity of American movies abroad demonstrates that Europe is the unfinished negative of which America is the proof.

Mary McCarthy
The funniest memory that I can recall about my school days has to be one incident that involved unfinished homework for numerous days. I didn’t do any of my homework for days and days at a stretch, and kept stalling my teacher that I was extremely unwell and was under heavy medication.

I don’t like the word ‘experiment‘ in the context of art in general. It implies something immature, unfinished, something entertaining for a moment before it becomes irrelevant.

Abel Korzeniowski
I have to live, socially, in an almost unfinished society. Among the almost great, among the almost true, among the almost honest. That allows me to describe the anguish.

I know I will leave my work unfinished. I just hope I planted enough seeds in my children and grandchildren that they will continue.

Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun.

Christina Rossetti
You can make something out of every unfinished story and every rejection if you work at it.

I feel unfinished business with the WBO title because that was my first loss when I went to New Zealand with Joseph Parker.

I believe we move in soul groups; we meet the same people over different lifetimes; we have to finish the unfinished business with those people. And when we do, they walk away from our lives.

When I’m playing, I’m never through. It’s unfinished. I like to find a place to leave for someone else to finish it. That’s where the high comes in.

Miles Davis
I am ready to sacrifice everything in completing the unfinished agenda of our noble jihaduntil there is no bloodshed in Afghanistan and Islam becomes a way of life for our people.

Mohammed Omar
Existence is a series of footnotes to a vast, obscure, unfinished masterpiece.

But 18 years after the passage of the Civil Liberties Act, there still remains unfinished work to completely rectify and close this regrettable chapter in our Nation’s history.

My entire style of playing was built around somebody else playing guitar with me, a story that, on its own, sounds unfinished.

I don’t like to leave anything unfinished on my desk before I travel.

Vijay Mallya
In this one book are the two most interesting personalities in the whole world – God and yourself. The Bible is the story of God and man, a love story in which you and I must write our own ending, our unfinished autobiography of the creature and the Creator.

Fulton Oursler
As far as I’m concerned, I’m a writer who’s writing books, and therefore, I don’t want to die. You’d miss the end of the book wouldn’t you? You can’t die with an unfinished book.

Europe is the unfinished negative of which America is the proof.

Mary McCarthy
Promoting tolerance and human dignity is one of mankind‘s unfinished challenges.

It’s now clear that from the very moment President Bush took office, Iraq was his highest priority as unfinished business from the first Bush Administration. His agenda was clear: find a rationale to get rid of Saddam.

Edward Kennedy
Would I go back to Napoli? It’d be wonderful even to just know those fans had thought of me. I left unfinished business there.

Anybody great, we’re all interested in the relics. If you found an unfinished Gauguin, you’d still want to see it.

Arctic Summer,’ as you might know, is the title of Forster’s one unfinished novel.

There’s a whole bunch of unfinished stuff. Then I’ve got books of lyrics. I find it frustrating to finish a song and not be able to record it… so I don’t write a million songs.

Never leave a crossword unfinished.

‘Blackbird’ is the only one I’ve ever wanted to redo. It just haunted me, this play. There was a sense of unfinished business because at the time we did it at Manhattan Theatre Club, there was real momentum to move it to Broadway.

I work every day. I write every day. I walk around in silent conversation with my latest unfinished songs.

My mother has often said that the issue of women is the unfinished business of the 21st century. That is certainly true. But so, too, are the issues of LGBTQ rights the unfinished business of the 21st century.

I know the sag of the unfinished poem. And I know the release of the poem that is finished.