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Victor Cherbuliez Quotes and Sayings

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Half the joy of life is in little things taken on the run...
but let us keep our hearts young and our eyes open
that nothing worth our while shall escape us.
- Victor Cherbuliez

What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities,
of having a patient but restless mind,
of sacrificing one's ease or vanity,
or uniting a love of detail to foresight,
and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully.
- Victor Cherbuliez

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

 

Confidence is half of victory.
- Yiddish Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In gymnastics, the longest routine you do is a minute and a half,
and that's pretty tough to get through.
- Shannon Miller

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

During this earlier period of his activity Voltaire
seems to have been trying -
half unconsciously,
perhaps - to discover and to express the fundamental quality of his genius.
- Lytton Strachey

Listen kid, take my advice, never hate a song that
has sold half a million copies.
- Irving Berlin

Modernity signifies the transitory, the fugitive,
the contingent, the half of art of which the other
half is the eternal and the immutable.
- Charles Baudelaire

Half the vices which the world condemns most loudly
have seeds of good in them and require moderate use
rather than total abstinence.
- Samuel Butler

I've got like a week and a half left,
all bets are off.
- Rob Corddry

I don't exactly know what it means to be ready.
A cake when the oven timer goes off? Am I fully baked,
or only half-baked?
- Jessica Savitch

Never hate a song that's sold a half million copies.
- Irving Berlin

Politeness is half good manners and half good lying.
- Mary Wilson Little

I couldn't have attended half the parties that I was
supposed to have been to according to the newspapers.
It bothers me.
- Calvin Klein

Ruby in Paradise and the intensity and quality that
I was able to experience on Smoke were equally as important
to me as working on this movie every day for three-and-a-half months.
- Ashley Judd

It's awfully hard to be the son of a great man and
also of a half-crazy woman.
- Henry Steele Commager

Everything I do, I'm sort of half in,
half out.
- Harrison Ford

But I do know this: that the two and a half years that I've been at HUD,
I am absolutely convinced that some of the best workers
in the world are in Federal Government.
- Alphonso Jackson


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