Finishing Strong Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old finishing strong quotes, finishing strong sayings, and finishing strong proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

Og Mandino

You can't always expect a certain result, but you can expect to do your best.

Anita Hill

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Don't give up at half time. Concentrate on winning the second half.     

Paul Bryant

Never give up. You only get one life. Go for it!

Richard E. Grant

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

Tom Bradley

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