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
Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.
—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–82) American Poet, Educator, Academic
A hard beginning maketh a good ending.