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Quotes of ending

  1. In the best farce to -day we start with some absurd premise as to character or situation, but if the premises be once granted we move logically enough to the ending – George P. Baker
  2. 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
  3. The Eagles ended on a rather abrupt note, although in retrospect I realize now that it had been ending for quite some time. – Don Henley
  4. Life's like a movie, write your own ending Keep believing, keep pretending. – Jim Henson
  5. To tell you the truth, in my work, love is always in opposition to the elements. It creates dilemmas. It brings in suffering. We can't live with it, and we can't live without it. You'll rarely find a happy ending in my work. – Krzysztof Kieslowski
  6. Pour not on the comforts you want, but upon the mercies you have. Look rather at God's ending in afflicting, than to the measure and degree of your affliction. – Christopher Love
  7. In the theatrical works we love and admire the most, the ending of the drama generally takes place offstage. – Gustav Mahler
  8. As the time goes by, you change, your learn new things, your attitude is different. For the moment, I'm still enjoying ski racing so much that it would be difficult for me to think about ending my career. – Hermann Maier
  9. Every western I did and will do; I will do it for the never ending young kid inside of me. – Franco Nero
  10. Our combat mission is ending but our commitment to Iraq's future is not. – Barack Obama
  11. I don't see novels ending with any real sense of closure. – Michael Ondaatje
  12. And meanwhile, the storytellers like me and Anderson, Silverberg... we tell stories. People like them. They want to know how it comes out, they want to know what the ending is. – Jerry Pournelle
  13. Any time you're trying to do a movie with a happy ending it's very difficult because it's been done before and you don't want to be manipulative. – Tim Robbins
  14. The story was such that I couldn't make a graceful ending and then make a graceful new beginning. I could have, but I didn't want to. So, it isn't the most graceful way of writing a story. This new story is, I think, is pretty good stuff. I'm pleased with it anyway. – Jack Vance
  15. I think one has to say it's not just simply a matter of capturing people and holding them accountable, but removing the sanctuaries, removing the support systems, ending states who sponsor terrorism. And that's why it has to be a broad and sustained campaign. – Paul Wolfowitz

Usage examples for ending

  1. That study is never- ending – Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers by Brisbane, Arthur
  2. When Sir Gaheris heard them speak, he said, I saw all the battle from the beginning to the ending and there he told King Arthur all how it was, and how Sir Turquine was the strongest knight that ever he saw except Sir Launcelot: there were many knights bare him record, nigh three score. – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  3. An ending worth very careful study. – Chess Fundamentals by José Raúl Capablanca
  4. She knew there could, be but one ending – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  5. Thyrsis is just ending his 'broken lay. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  6. Old Song with a new Ending – Little Rivers A Book Of Essays In Profitable Idleness by Henry van Dyke
  7. Still, I cannot guarantee that happy ending – Bernard Shaw's Preface to Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw
  8. As to their chief, he was a source of never ending wonder to him. – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  9. What men call death cannot break off this task, which is never- ending consequently no periodis set to my being, and I am eternal. – Hyperion by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  10. Eleanor's heart was open, she was full of enjoyment at meeting those she loved, and the two sisters sat long together in the twilight, talking over numerous subjects, all ending in Beechcroft or the baby. – Scenes and Characters by Charlotte M. Yonge
  11. And there was, further, a part in the ending of the book, that did seem to be writ of a time that came afterwards, maybe an hundred thousand, and maybe a million years; but who shall say. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  12. Only a long- drawn breath or two, ending always in a moan! – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  13. If they sent word that they would not give up Pierre it was war, and war with McGurk had only one ending – Riders of the Silences by Max Brand
  14. This wound, the hard work and never- ending anxiety, seriously injured the governor's health. – The Naval Pioneers of Australia by Louis Becke and Walter Jeffery
  15. And what is the ending of the letter? – The Justice of the King by Hamilton Drummond
  16. What an ending to my first pleasure! – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers
  17. Very near he came to ending all this trouble with his knife. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  18. So these young women knew the ending of many stories, the beginning of some; but of none did they know both the first and last, the beginning and the end. – K by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  19. There came up before him that face of frozen agony that had confronted him in the room on Clark Street, and he remembered what she'd said then- with a shudder- about it all ending like this." – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  20. The sad music was broken; but I began to see, as he went on, that he and I might find a way of ending it, on a different key. – Lord John in New York by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
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