Work In Progress Quotes

“The road to hell is paved with works-in-progress.” – Philip Roth

“I’m a work in progress.” – Barbra Streisand

“life is a work in progress.” – Rachel Caine

“Parents can make us distrust ourselves. To them, we seem always to be works-in-progress.” – Frank Pittman

“We’re not perfect. We’re a work in progress. But man, America has gotten a lot of things right.” – Donna Edwards

“Everybody’s a work in progress. I’m a work in progress. I mean, I’ve never arrived… I’m still learning all the time.” – Renee Fleming

“There is neither a proportional relationship, nor an inverse one, between a writer’s estimation of a work in progress & its actual quality. The feeling that the work is magnificent, & the feeling that it is abominable, are both mosquitoes to be repelled, ignored, or killed, but not indulged.” – Annie Dillard

“Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished. The person you are right now is as transient, as fleeting and as temporary as all the people you’re ever been. The one constant in our lives is change.” – Daniel Gilbert

“People and relationships never stop being a work in progress” – Nora Roberts

“The only superstition I have is that I must start a new book on the same day that I finish the last one, even if it’s just a few notes in a file. I dread not having work in progress.” – Terry Pratchett

“The amazing fact is that America is founded on a document. It’s a work in progress. It can be tested by each generation.” – Christopher Hitchens

“Unlike other countries, it was founded on written proclamations. America is an ideal as well as a republic. Its documents are open to revisions. They’re works in progress. There’s an invitation to participate.” – Christopher Hitchens

“Just live! Live now! Don’t wait, and don’t let anyone tell you that you’re a work in progress.” – Lindy West

“Journalism, like democracy, is not something that is achieved. It is a work in progress, and not every day is as good as the last.” – John Maxwell Hamilton

“My life is just a never-ending work in progress.” – Richard Simmons

“For me, the spiritual quest will be a life-long work in progress.” – Dan Brown

“I used to play works in progress to people, but now I wait ’til it’s finished, because you make excuses all the time: ‘Well, there’s gonna be an orchestra on it.’ Rather than make excuses, wait ’til it’s finished, and then they can say they don’t like it.” – Chris Lowe

“All creativity is a work in progress.” – Dean Cavanagh

“You’re always a work in progress. Flexibility. Personality. Motivation. There’s always room to improve.” – Chalene Johnson

“I don’t feel like a legend. I feel like a work in progress.” – Barbra Streisand

“This city, all they want us to be is ourselves. You love us how we are. We’re all a work in progress as men and you still love us and I thank you so much for embracing us.” – Kevin Durant

“Finished ought to be an F-word for all of us. We are all works in progress. Each day presents an opportunity to learn more, do more, be more, grow more in our lives and careers.” – Reid Hoffman

“A healthy person is not perfect but perfectible, not a done deal but a work in progress. Staying healthy takes discipline, work, and patience, which is why our life is a journey and perforce a heroic one.” – David Richo

“I don’t discuss works in progress.” – Tom Clancy

“I would rate the fact that I get to be alive a big beautiful 10. Satisfaction with myself – work in progress.” – Eve Ensler

“It’s not so much for me where you come from, who you are, what race you are. We’re just human beings that are still a work in progress and there’s a lot that we’ve got to overcome, so that we can all be equal.” – Gloria Estefan

“I’m a work in progress. I’m trying to be better.” – Nate Parker

“I usually focus on the whole group of characters in any given work-in-progress, and as a result they become particularly dear to me as I delve into their innermost motivations and live out their lives.” – Vera Nazarian

“When I look in the mirror, I see a work in progress.” – Cynthia Addai-Robinson

“The truth is that our democracy is a work in progress. We are all its founders. We are all learning that we are linked and not ranked.” – Amy Richards

“This leaf here took forever to become that perfect leaf. We’re that. We’re work in progress. That’s actually being alive.” – Daphne Zuniga

“Everything is a work-in-progress.” – Nicholas A. Basbanes

“We are all just a work in progress.” – Mary J. Blige

“Human nature is a work in progress.” – Nick Bostrom

“Nations don’t start out. There is not a particular moment when they unveil the essence of themselves. They are always a work in progress.” – Simon Schama

“You have to figure out as a band how a band becomes a business, and then you have to keep that business mentality separate from the creative one, which is good for the songs. It’s always a work in progress.” – David Longstreth

“I would just imagine there’s a criticism for just about everything, if you want to take something down. No one’s invincible. The Jicks are a work in progress and we don’t think everything we do is the bee’s knees or something, we’re just trying our best to get turned on by what we’re doing.” – Stephen Malkmus

“Part of my journey is sort of learning the ways that I’m unconsciously blocked and trying to open them up. I’m a complete “work in progress” in that area.” – Lauren Bowles

“Writing by hand is a way of letting mystery into my writing. But I’m constantly trying to figure out how to do this job. It’s a work in progress.” – Lauren Groff

“I am a work in progress dressed in the fabric of a world unfolding.” – Ani DiFranco

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