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

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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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

But it is my happiness to be half Welsh,
and that the better half.
- Richard Cobden

Being right half the time beats being half-right all the time.
- Malcolm Forbes

Half the world does not know the joys of wearing cotton underwear.
- Phil Gramm

It is often easier to become outraged by injustice
half a world away than by oppression and discrimination half a block from home.
- Carl T. Rowan

Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
- Charles de Montesquieu

I would sooner read a time-table or a catalogue than nothing at all.
They are much more entertaining than half the novels that are written.
- W. Somerset Maugham

People try to live within their income so they can
afford to pay taxes to a government that can't live within its income.
- Robert Half

Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.
- Yogi Berra

I have spent more than half a lifetime trying to express the tragic moment.
- John Locke

In some theoretical way I know that a half-million people hear the show.
But in a day-to-day way, there's not much evidence of it.
- Ira Glass

When I was doing half-hour shows, I loved it and was
preparing myself for the hour shows.
Then when I did the hour shows, I was preparing myself
for the specials and features.
- Richard Donner

Half-jokingly, I asked what was wrong with me.
So we made a deal: I would run his biological research
provided I had a free hand to run my new project.
- James W. Black

Sometimes I'll be playing along and find I'm missing the strings.
I'll worry about it for days until I notice that the
pick has worn down to half its size.
- Terry Kath

Most of the suicide hijackers came from Saudi Arabia,
a place not lacking in wealth.
But due to rapid population growth, the wealth per
capita has fallen by about half in a generation.
- Keith Henson

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

Poets lose half the praise they should have got,
Could it be known what they discreetly blot.
- Edmund Waller

Although the war in which you fought took place more than half-a-century ago,
your courage, your sacrifice and your patriotism reaches
through the decades and inspires us today.
- Mike Ferguson

The second half of the twentieth century is a complete flop.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer


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