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

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Confidence is half of victory.
- Yiddish Proverb

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

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

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

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

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


 

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

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

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 a truth is often a great lie.
- Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Today, if you look at financial systems around the globe,
more than half the population of the world -
out of six billion people,
more than three billion - do not qualify to take out a loan from a bank.
This is a shame.
- Muhammad Yunus

For much of the female half of the world,
food is the first signal of our inferiority.
It lets us know that our own families may consider
female bodies to be less deserving,
less needy, less valuable.
- Gloria Steinem

I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down.
That's the thing about girls.
Every time they do something pretty...
you fall half in love with them, and then you never
know where the hell you are.
- J. D. Salinger

I have treated many hundreds of patients.
Among those in the second half of life -
that is to say, over 35 -
there has not been one whose problem in the last resort
was not that of finding a religious outlook on life.
- Carl Jung

One ought never to turn one's back
on a threatened danger and try to run away from it.
If you do that, you will double the danger.
But if you meet it promptly and without flinching,
you will reduce the danger by half.
Never run away from anything. Never!
- Winston Churchill

The man who can keep a secret may be wise,
but he is not half as wise as the man with no secrets to keep.
- Edgar Watson Howe

We want Google to be the third half of your brain.
- Sergey Brin

Women hold up half the sky.
- Mao Tse-Tung

Folks in the bottom half of the economy are already squeezed hard.
They will be bloodied and bankrupt if economic policy
inadvertently induces a recession.
- William Greider

The purpose of satire has been rightly stated as to
strip off the veneer of comforting illusion and cosy half truth,
and our job, as I see it, is to put it back again!
- Michael Flanders

Two half philosophers will probably never a whole metaphysician make.
- Gaston Bachelard

It was a real rough year and a half.
I was getting 80 shots every four weeks.
- David Gest

I'm proud to pay taxes in the United States;
the only thing is,
I could be just as proud for half the money.
- Arthur Godfrey

Modernity is the transient, the fleeting,
the contingent; it is one half of art,
the other being the eternal and the immovable.
- Charles Baudelaire

It has always been the prerogative of children and
half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes.
But the half-wit remains a half-wit,
and the emperor remains an emperor.
- Neil Gaiman

I haven't been to a movie in a year and a half.
- James Ellroy

It is incumbent on every generation
to pay its own debts as it goes.
A principle which if acted on would
save one-half the wars of the world.
- Thomas Jefferson

Sex is a conversation carried out by other means.
If you get on well out of bed, half the problems of bed are solved.
- Peter Ustinov

Let me first say that I don't think the millennium
target of cutting global poverty in half is an impossible or abstract target.
I think it is a real and achievable goal.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

Well, I've just gotten accustomed to just being in
Canada for five and a half months a year.
- Anthony Michael Hall

So you get two good hours on the field about every day,
you get about an hour and a half in the meeting room
and that's pretty much all you need to thoroughly coach your team.
- Steve Spurrier

Acting is half shame, half glory.
Shame at exhibiting yourself, glory when you can forget yourself.
- John Gielgud

It is hard to know what you are talking about in mathematics,
yet no one questions the validity of what you say.
There is no other realm of discourse half so queer.
- James Newman

With 1.7 million private sector jobs lost and half
a million jobs shipped overseas over the past three years,
we must take action to spur job creation and restore economic prosperity.
- Nick Lampson

Painters of paintings, writers of books,
never could tell the half.
- Lorenz Hart

My wife and I have spent half our lives,
half our adult lives, trying to save special parts of California.
- Pete McCloskey

Those who still think listening isn't an art should
see if they can do it half as well.
- Michael Ende

I was allowed to meet my family every two weeks for a half hour.
- Mordechai Vanunu

Right now, too many women who reach retirement age
find themselves widowed or single,
relying on their Social Security check for over half of their income.
- Judy Biggert


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