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Martin Henry Fischer Quotes and Sayings

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

Confidence is half of victory.
- Yiddish Proverb

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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)

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

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

Half the people you know are below average.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

I don't much enjoy Back and Forth.
I mean, I think it has its own particular qualities,
but I think it's inferior to any of the half-hour ones we did.
- Rowan Atkinson

The clever men at Oxford, know all that there is to be knowed.
But they none of them know one half as much,
as intelligent Mr. Toad.
- Kenneth Grahame

I love to not work.
I like to travel.
I work maybe half the year, no more.
- Catherine Deneuve

It's tedious to watch something very obvious being worked out,
like a movie that's not particularly good and after
about half an hour you know how it's going to end.
- Rudy Rucker

For the first half of your life, people tell you what you should do;
for the second half,
they tell you what you should have done.
- Richard J. Needham

I had hoped to let the one-half cent sales tax sunset this year,
but we do not believe revenues will grow as fast as
we hoped for the rest of the year.
- Michael F. Easley

He's so slow that he takes an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes.
- Edwin W. Edwards

The Chinese, by their favourite system of dwarfing,
contrive to make it, when only a foot and a half or two feet high,
have all the characters of an aged cedar of Lebanon.
- Robert Fortune

He can't decide whether to leave his visor half open or half closed.
- Murray Walker

Once, when a British Prime Minister sneezed,
men half a world away would blow their noses.
Now when a British Prime Minister sneezes nobody else
will even say 'Bless You'.
- Bernard Levin

So it's really nice after about a year and a half to
get back on stage and flex those old muscles.
- Michael C. Hall

The roads of life are strewn with the wreckage of run-down and half-finished loves.
- Ralph W. Sockman

I did put on weight for the last half of the film,
but the Ferris wheel scene was shot with a harness
on me so that if I fell I wouldn't fall all the way.
- Ryan Gosling

Half of being smart is knowing what you are dumb about.
- Solomon Short

He tosses aside his paint-pots and his words a foot and a half long.
- Horace


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