Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–82) American Poet, Educator, Academic
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
—Orson Welles (1915–85) American Film Director, Actor
I left the ending ambiguous, because that is the way life is.
—Bernardo Bertolucci (1941–2018) Italian Film Director
A hard beginning maketh a good ending.