Many times we leave out a lot of things without seeing them to completion. This could be as a result of procrastination or our general laziness as human beings. But for one to progress in life it goes without saying that we need to keep in check the amount of unfinished business on our to do list. Unfinished business quotes contained in this article serve to highlight the reparations of having unfinished business. These unfinished business quotes also push you to finish what you started. Below are the best unfinished business quotes.

  1. “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” –Steve Jobs
  2. “The thing is not to leave unfinished business; make every day count.” –Wally Amos
  3. “Winding up unfinished business with another person can give you a great burst of positive energy.” –Brian Tracy
  4. “If you must begin then go all the way, because if you begin and quit, the unfinished business you have left behind begins to haunt you all the time.” – Chogyam Trungpa
  5. “Now I know what a ghost is. Unfinished business, that’s what. -Salman Rushdie
  6. When priorities are in place, one can more patiently tolerate unfinished business.” Russell M. Nelson
  7. “Another year is ending, but something is pending” – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
  8. “When we live each day with kindness, compassion, and communicative love, there is no business left unfinished. There are no regrets or words we should have said, but didn’t. There is no need for closure or forgiveness or apology of any kind.” –Tyler Henry
  9. The unfinished business will always come after you. Whatever you fail to kill will hunt your children, or the next generation.”― Samuel T. Padmore
  10. “In addition to unfinished business, some ghosts haunt so that they will be remembered.” ― Donna Lynn Hope
  11. “The regret of unfinished business is particularly oppressive, even haunting in its oppressive grief.” ― Donna Lynn Hope
  12. “There is this one thing that I never ever want to know, and that is knowing how to give up on a true purpose. If it is necessary to rest, rest! But don’t forever be at rest and don’t ever give up on the rest of the unfinished task!”― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
  13. “I dont walk away from things that I think are unfinished.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger
  14. “Part of our mission is to finish unfinished business.”- Jesse Jackson
  15. “We still have unfinished business. We still feel like we have something to prove.” – Steve Burtt
  16. “Never show unfinished work.” – R. Buckminster Fuller
  17. “Unfinished business is our worst business. Perpetual procrastination must yield to perceptive preparation. Today we have a little more time to bless others-time to be kinder, more compassionate, quicker to thank and slower to scold, more generous in sharing, more gracious in caring.” – Russell M. Nelson
  18. “If we examine ourselves carefully we shall see most of us have an enormous amount of unfinished business…We have to be free so that we can just step across the line and that’s it. That is what real freedom is.” – Thomas Merton
  19. “Unfinished business always comes back to haunt you, and a man who swears he’ll love you forever isn’t finished with you until he’s done.” – Alice Hoffman
  20. “Finish the unfinished work today and tomorrow and for as long as it takes.” – Marian Wright Edelman
  21. “I’m working on forgiving myself for some not-so-hot choices I’ve made in my life. I neglected two people I loved dearly. They are both dead now and I obviously can do nothing to repair or change that, and I grieve every day for those choices. That grief can be paralyzing, but it has made me understand the pain of holding on to unfinished business. In my case, I had put work first. I will never do that again. Having made that choice, I find the grief in my heart finally abating. Now I teach the need to forgive yourself and others relentlessly.” – Caroline Myss
  22. “Peace is more than a lofty ideal. It is a practical principle that, with conscious effort, can become a normal part of our lives as we deal with matters both large and small. One habit that prevents inner peace is procrastination. It clutters our minds with unfinished business and makes us uneasy until we finish a task and get it out of the way.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin
  23. “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” – Steve Jobs
  24. “You will never say goodbye to the past, until you understand why the flashbacks haunt you.”― Shannon L. Alder
  25. “The unfinished business will always come after you. Whatever you fail to kill will hunt your children, or the next generation.”― Samuel T. Padmore,
  26. “He didn’t like the idea of leaving unfinished business behind. He had wanted definite answers about the heart attacks to be able to turn the page on who or what caused so many of his brothers to die.”― Keith Steinbaum
  27. “When I get on role with something, its really hard for me to put it down.” –Taylor Swift
  28. “Life should be an unfinished business.” –Colin Fletcher
  29. “There is a deep sense in which we are all ghost towns. We are all haunted by the memory of those we love, those with whom we feel we have unfinished business. While they may no longer be with us, a faint aroma of their presence remains, a presence that haunts us until we make our peace with them and let them go. The problem, however, is that we tend to spend a great deal of energy in attempting to avoid the truth. We construct an image of ourselves that seeks to shield us from a confrontation with our ghosts. Hence we often encounter them only late at night, in the corridors of our dreams.” – Peter Rollins
  30. “As long as one American is hungry… then we have unfinished business in this country.” – William Safire

Be motivated by these unfinished business quotes.