Half Quotes

Whatever women must do they must do twice as well as men to be thought half as good. Luckily, this is not difficult.

Charlotte Whitton

Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.

Swedish Proverb

There's nothing half so pleasant as coming home again.

Margaret Elizabeth

The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.

Clarence Darrow

Night is the other half of life, and the better half.

Goethe

By night, an atheist half believes in God.

Edward Young

Knowing your destination is half the journey.

Anonoymous

Had I but serv'd my God with half the zeal I serv'd my king, he would not in mine age Have left me naked to mine enemies.

William Shakespeare

An optimist will tell you the glass is half-full; the pessimist, half-empty; and the engineer will tell you the glass is twice the size it needs to be

Unknown

Believe none of what you hear and half of what you see.

Benjamin Franklin

When women are the advisers, the lords of creation don't take the advice till they have persuaded themselves that it is just what they intended to do; then they act upon it, and if it succeeds, they give the weaker vessel half the credit of it; if it fails, they generously give her the whole.

Louisa May Alcott

To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.

Will Durant

If critics have problems with my personal life, it's their problem. Anybody with half a brain would realize that it's the charts that count.

Mariah Carey

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

By night an atheist half believes in God.

Edward Yound

If you don't like your job you don't strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way.

Homer Simpson

The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.

Clarence Darrow (1857 - 1938)

Knowing your destination is half the journey.

Anon xxxx

When a glass sits on a table here, people don't wonder if it's half filled or half empty. They just hope it's good beer.

Sherman Alexie

I was so surprised at being born that I didn't speak for a year and a half.

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen

Being cheerful and affable with people is by itself half of wisdom.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

Having the foresight to plan to earn a living, is half of the peace and leisure in life.

Jafar ibn Muhammad as-S

One-half of the people of this nation to-day are utterly powerless to blot from the statute books an unjust law, or to write there a new and a just one.

Susan Brownell Anthony Jacob

When I had journeyed half of our life's way, I found myself within a shadowed forest, for I had lost the path that does not stray.

Durante degli Alighieri

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