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Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window,
by Martin Henry Fischer

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window,
except that the birds might eat them.
- Martin Henry Fischer

Related topics: Science

A conclusion is the place where you got tired thinking.
- Martin Henry Fischer

Education is the process of driving a set of prejudices down your throat.
- Martin Henry Fischer

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
- Anonymous

 

Half a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

How you respond to the challenge in the second half
will determine what you become after the game,
whether you are a winner or a loser.
- Lou Holtz

Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
- Gene Wolfe

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Confidence is half of victory.
- Yiddish Proverb

Half of everything you were ever taught is wrong;
the question is which half.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Stand up to your obstacles
and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't
half the strength you think they have.
- Norman Vincent Peale

We should not pretend to understand
the world only by the intellect;
we apprehend it just as much by feeling.
Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is,
at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it be honest,
also come to an understanding of its inadequacy.
- Carl Jung

Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal.
As spirits they belong to the eternal world,
but as animals they inhabit time.
- C. S. Lewis

Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking.
There is an almost universal quest
for easy answers and half-baked solutions.
Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

This communicating of a man's self to his friend
works two contrary effects;
for it redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in half.
- Francis Bacon

Many important things shouldn't be done half-way.
Think of getting married, having children,
starting a business, changing your career.
There are times to gather your courage
and make the leap, the whole leap.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A friendship will be young after the lapse of half a century;
a passion is old at the end of three months.
- Madame Swetchine

The wish for healing has always been half of health.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The marvelous richness of human experience
would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful
if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
- Helen Keller

I'm half alive but I feel mostly dead.
- Jewel

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

Shrinking away from death
is something unhealthy and abnormal -
which robs the second half of life of its purpose.
- Carl Jung

Most people think that anger is an instinctive response,
and that some people were just born with the temperament
to get angrier faster than others.
That statement is only half right.
Anger is an instinctive response.
We respond to an affront with anger essentially instantaneously -
much too quickly for conscious thought to be called upon.
But the instinct of the anger response
can be trained through conscious repetition,
visualization, and coaching.
Visualization is seeing the event
we desire to master in our mind's eye.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Get well cards have become so humorous that if you
don't get sick you're missing half the fun.
- Flip Wilson

Knowledge is only one half.
Faith is the other.
- Novalis

Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.
- Benjamin Franklin

Life is half spent before we know what it is.
- George Herbert

About half my designs are controlled fantasy,
15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs.
- Manolo Blahnik

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day,
he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer.
But if he spends his days as a speculator,
shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time,
he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
- Henry David Thoreau

Barf: I'm a mog: half man, half dog. I'm my own best friend!
- the movie Spaceballs (1987)

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper.
Half never voted for President.
One hopes it is the same half.
- Gore Vidal

What would be the use of immortality to a person
who cannot use well a half an hour.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Half the world is composed of idiots,
the other half, of people clever enough
to take indecent advantage of them.
- Walter Kerr

A painting that is well composed is half finished.
- Pierre Bonnard

Times like these, dark times,
they do funny things to people.
They can tear them apart.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world,
and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
- Winston Churchill

A lie can travel half way around the world while the
truth is putting on its shoes.
- Charles Spurgeon

Half the lies they tell about me aren't true.
- Yogi Berra

I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete.
Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated
in the bottom half of their classes.
- Al McGuire

A half truth, like half a brick, is always more forcible
as an argument than a whole one.
It carries better.
- Stephen Leacock

I live in my own place -
have never copied anyone even half,
and at any master who lacks the grace -
to laugh at himself - I laugh.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
- Francis Bacon

I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible.
I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.
- Debi Thomas

I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars,
would sign over half to me, and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year.
- Bette Davis

The rite of the rings appeals yet appalls:
a cutting, a joining, a losing, a gaining.
One becomes half, as two become one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I started on an Apple II, which I had bought at the
very end of 1978 for half of my annual income.
I made $4,500 a year, and I spent half of it on the computer.
- Bill Budge

America is the best half-educated country in the world.
- Nicholas M. Butler

Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating
only the top half of each slice.
- Barbra Streisand

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare.
They are consumed in twelve minutes.
Half-times take twelve minutes.
This is not coincidence.
- Erma Bombeck

Think of how stupid the average person is,
and realize half of them are stupider than that.
- George Carlin

Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than
half of the people are right more than half of the time.
- E. B. White

Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century.
It is a city frozen in time.
- Richard Meier

I used to want to be a lawyer, but I didn't want to
have half my brain sucked out.
- Max Walker

Half the people you know are below average.
- Anonymous

Crazy is walking down the street
with half a cantaloupe on your head,
muttering; "I'm a hamster, I'm a hamster."
- the movie Spy Hard (1996)

Confirming John Roberts would endanger much of the
progress made by the nation in civil rights over the past half century.
- Ralph Neas

You know, a left-winger, the barrier to success if
you're on the left in commercial radio is a mile and
a half higher than it is if you're on the right.
- Robert McChesney

The picture alone, without the written word,
leaves half the story untold.
- James Lafferty

As a historical legacy, the Kashmir conflict has been
an outstanding issue for more than half a century.
- Li Peng

And I sense it was a rather constructed,
almost half narrative fiction film in some ways.
A lot of it was staged and manipulated to get those
things in there that I knew to be strong.
- Terry Zwigoff

All people are half actors.
- Dana Andrews

I got more mail than anybody on the history of The Today Show,
but half of it was to get me off the air.
- Willard Scott

Courage in danger is half the battle.
- Titus Maccius Plautus

Many of us spend half of our time wishing for things
we could have if we didn't spend half our time wishing.
- Alexander Woollcott

But I'm not as bad as Al Pacino - he doesn't even know
what month it is half the time when he's working.
- John Goodman

There can be no great courage where there is no confidence or assurance,
and half the battle is in the conviction that we can do what we undertake.
- Orison Swett Marden

Sylvia Plath was just a month and a half older than I,
and when she committed suicide I was only 30 -
and very shocked and sorry.
I never knew her personally.
- Anne Stevenson

More than a half, maybe as much as two-thirds of my
life as a writer is rewriting.
I wouldn't say I have a talent that's special.
It strikes me that I have an unusual kind of stamina.
- John Irving

Half a truth is better than no politics.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I don't work on my Sabbath.
I write five-and-a-half or six days a week.
- Chaim Potok

I don't really like dressing up.
Some people probably think actresses dress up everywhere they go.
I'm in sweatpants half the time with my hair in a ponytail.
- Selena Gomez


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