Year End quotes:

  • The journey is the reward -- Steve Jobs
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  • The Economist is undoubtedly the smartest weekly newsmagazine in the English language. I always look forward to its quirky year-end double issue. -- Eric Alterman
  • the object of a new year is not that we should have a new year, but rather that we should have a new soul. -- Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • Since the 1940s, we've been saying there are no differences, we [humans] are all identical. We're going to know at year end if that is true. -- Juan Enriquez
  • Everybody has difficult years, but a lot of times the difficult years end up being the greatest years of your whole entire life, if you survive them. -- Brittany Murphy
  • I'm at my 3 year-olds year-end concert. It's full of very off-key, mostly unfocused children, but this father is still beaming. Must be how God feels on Sunday. -- Mark Hart
  • The year end brings no greater pleasure then the opportunity to express to you season's greetings and good wishes. May your holidays and new year be filled with joy. -- Charles Dickens
  • Argentine political life is like the life of an ant community or an African forest tribe: full of events, full of crisis and deaths, but life is always cyclical, and the year ends as it begins. -- V. S. Naipaul
  • The Sussex lanes were very lovely in the autumn ... spendthrift gold and glory of the year-end ... earth scents and the sky winds and all the magic of the countryside which is ordained for the healing of the soul. -- Monica Baldwin
  • It's become something of a ritual - every year, Google publishes its year-end summary of what the world wants, and every year I complain about how shallow it is, given what Google really knows about what the world is up to. -- John Battelle
  • Year-end financial statements ... express a truth about office life which is no less irrefutable yet also, in the end, no less irrelevant or irritating than an evolutionary biologist's proud reminder that the purpose of existence lies in the propagation of our genes. -- Alain de Botton
  • I like to work on New Year's Eve. It has a nice spirit; a nice feel about it. If you are all about the 'year-end' thing at all, then laughing with fellow human beings is a great way to start the new year. -- Paula Poundstone
  • In fiction, I have been on a Zweig kick. In England over December, I noticed that many British newspapers' year-end recommenders were praising the Pushkin Press for reissuing several works by Stefan Zweig, a brilliant Austrian writer whose work brings to mind that of his compatriot Joseph Roth... these fictions are a treat of prewar European literature -- Sylvia Brownrigg
  • The avant-garde has always existed throughout the history of mankind. The good things from the avant-garde last and eventually, after many years, become tradition and people forget they were ever part of the avant-garde. The kitchen is a living discipline, always evolving, and there will always be cutting edge things that over the years, ends up being part of tradition. -- Ferran Adria
  • Why has no one written a November rhapsody with plenty of lilt and swing? The poets who are moved at all by this month seem only stirred to lamentation, giving us year end and 'melancholy days' remarks, thereby showing that theory is stronger than observation among the rhyming brotherhood, or else that they have chronic indigestion and no gardens to stimulate them. -- Mabel Osgood Wright
  • Year's end still in straw hat and sandals -- Matsuo Basho
  • The Republicans just voted last year to end Medicare. -- Steve Rothman
  • Year's end, all corners of this floating world, swept. -- Matsuo Basho
  • The end of the world is approaching, maybe by the year 2010. -- Johnny Hart
  • The end goal is to become FIFA Women's Player of the Year. -- Carli Lloyd
  • The Notebook' wrecks me! I cry like a 6-year-old girl at the end. -- Matt Barr
  • We'll have 130 million phone devices that have Flash by the end of the year. -- Shantanu Narayen
  • I drank coffee and read old books and waited for the year to end. -- Richard Brautigan
  • The two most joyous times of the year are Christmas morning and the end of school. -- Alice Cooper
  • And during my college, at the end of the junior year I worked in a mine. -- Rube Goldberg
  • I played a scene at the end of my first year, and that's how I was discovered. -- Olivier Martinez
  • For me the end of the year is always a time to reflect and recharge my energies. -- Gisele Bundchen
  • Our goal is to be the best team in the NBA at the end of the year. -- Dwyane Wade
  • A poll earlier this year showed that 42 per cent of Americans believe we're in the End Times. -- Andrew Denton
  • A poll earlier this year showed that 42 per cent of Americans believe we're in the End Times, -- Andrew Denton
  • Bottoms in the investment world don't end with four-year lows; they end with 10- or 15-year lows. -- Jim Rogers
  • At the end of each year I make a list of my mistakes and it's pretty friggin long. -- Dean Lombardi
  • A gardener's work is never at an end; it begins with the year and continues to the next. -- John Evelyn
  • The biggest happiness is when at the end of the year you feel better than at the beginning -- Henry David Thoreau
  • At the end of the day, it's all about what's on the shelf at the end of the year. -- Steve Coppell
  • My only goal is to look back at the end of each year and see that I have improved. -- Jim Furyk
  • Racism isn't born, folks, it's taught. I have a two-year-old son. You know what he hates? Naps! End of list. -- Denis Leary
  • Why did the 14-year old Mexican girl end up pregnant? Because her teacher told her to go do an essay. -- Carlos Mencia
  • In the end of 2012 no one looks back on this year and remembers the nights they got plenty of sleep -- Tiesto
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  • I made Lost World in September of '91, and by the end of that year, I was living in Toronto. -- Eric McCormack
  • The end of a thing, is never the end, something is always being born like a year of a baby. -- Lucille Clifton
  • If an idiot were to tell you the same story every day for a year, you would end by believing it. -- Horace Mann
  • Each year, I say I'm going to go to school next year. It's inevitable that I'll end up getting my education. -- Eliza Dushku
  • Law Number XXXIX: Never promise to complete any project within six months of the end of the year, in either direction. -- Norman Ralph Augustine
  • The end of the year! I draw the balance. Inquiry of conscience and request to the Spirit for progress and maturity. -- Joseph Goebbels
  • No company can promise an end date, but if you have multiple debts, the first one should be settled within a year. -- Jean Chatzky
  • I was more interested in playing sports than acting. I didn't take acting too seriously until the end of my junior year. -- Ving Rhames
  • Just read one book a month and at the end of they year you would be totally different but an impressive personality. -- Amit Kalantri
  • If you know that a thing is unrighteous, then use all dispatch in putting an end to it--why wait till next year? -- Mencius
  • Clip your year-end column and put it away for 10 years. See if you don't feel like an idiot when you reread it. -- Steve Albini
  • It is reasonable that a man should be something worthier at the end of the year than he was at the beginning. -- Henry David Thoreau
  • At the end of the day, besides everything that I do, I'm still just a 20-year-old girl and a Texan, at that. -- Selena Gomez
  • Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. -- Hal Borland
  • Today, I can report that, as promised, the rest of our troops in Iraq will come home by the end of the year. -- Barack Obama
  • Low oil prices played a part in a major move by Congress voting to end the 40-year-old ban on exporting American crude oil. -- Ari Shapiro
  • Holiness is irresistible. If even 10% of the world's population had it the whole world would be converted and happy before the year's end. -- C. S. Lewis
  • No honest hardworking official likes to see good money disappearing into the hands of the Treasury at the end of the financial year. -- Joyce Cary
  • One of the things in Obamacare is that for the elderly, is every five years, you must have end-of-year counseling. Translation, 'suicide counseling.' -- Rafael Cruz
  • Whether I'm on for a day or whether I'm on for a year, at the end of the day, I sing for my dinner. -- David Lee Roth
  • Resolved, to ask myself at the end of every day, week, month and year, wherein I could possibly in any respect have done better. -- Jonathan Edwards
  • Every year it's one more step closer, and then at the end you get to the top and you fall back down. It's crazy. -- William Clark Green
  • Today, the average Korean works a thousand hours more a year than the average German. A thousand. ... That is the end of the Great Divergence. -- Niall Ferguson
  • Julius Peppers is probably 6'7 and 300 pounds. The great players spend all year round training for 16 games. It isn't fun being on the receiving end. -- Matthew Stafford
  • At the end of every day of every year, two things remain unshakable, our constancy of purpose and our continuous discontent with the immediate present. -- Roberto Goizueta
  • Professor Kettleburn, our Care of Magical Creatures teacher, retired at the end of last year in order to enjoy more time with his remaining limbs. -- J. K. Rowling
  • The years go so fast. I mean, I just realized that at the end of the year I will be twenty-two, and I just turned twenty-one. -- Nastassja Kinski
  • I believe fuel cells will finally end the 100-year reign of the internal combustion engine. . . Fuel cells could be the predominant automotive power source in 25 years. -- Bill Ford
  • Holy Mother Church teaches us to end the year and also our days with an examination of be grateful and to ask for forgiveness. -- Pope Francis
  • The national minimum wage has not been increased in 9 years. By year's end, 21 States across America will have a minimum wage exceeding the Federal minimum wage. -- Sherwood Boehlert
  • I just look back on my season [2004] as a year where I've had to prove myself. I've had to fight all the way through to the end. -- Greg Rusedski
  • I hate crowds of people pretending to be happy on one night of the year, where they get drunk and obnoxious by the end of the night. -- Kenny Hickey
  • At the start of 2005 the idea of downloading a song to a mobile phone was an idea, by the end of the year it was a reality. -- John F. Kennedy
  • According to the Mayans, the world is supposed to end in the year 2012. Are you buying that? When's the last time you even ran into a Mayan? -- Jay Leno
  • My goal at every tournament is to finish top 18. At the end of the year if I could finish every tournament top 18, that would be pretty good. -- Bubba Watson
  • What I discovered in Auschwitz is the human condition, the end point of a great adventure, where the European traveler arrived after his two-thousand-year-old moral and cultural history. -- Imre Kertesz
  • I just wanted to create things that I could be proud of. Money was just an evil byproduct to pay the bills at the end of the year. -- Richard Branson
  • The word is like an object - we were thinking "bloom," "doom." It encapsulated tons: the bloom, the end of the bloom, and then coming back the next year. -- Alex Scally
  • Today is the day for the complaining to end and for statesmanship to begin. Today I am taking action to cut state spending and balance the budget this year. -- Chris Christie
  • For the Fall of the year is more than three months bounded by an equinox and a solstice. It is a summing up without the finality of year's end. -- Hal Borland
  • I've become fascinated by the idea that it's really achievable to make two or three small improvements in a week and by the end of the year, it's 150 improvements. -- Darrell Hammond
  • I disagree with a lot of those changes, however at the end of the day - I go down to recruit graduation at least once or twice a year. -- R. Lee Ermey
  • The Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act expires at the end of this year. Thus, we must act quickly to ensure our constituents continue to receive the services they enjoy. -- Eliot Engel
  • I love baseball. I'll probably end up one of those old farts who go to spring training in Florida every year and drive from game to game all day. -- Steve Earle