Half Quotes

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

Stephen Leacock

To know that one has a secret is to know half the secret itself.

Henry Ward Beecher

Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb-nail.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art.

Dean William R. Inge

One boy is worth half a man Two boys are worth half a boy Three boys are no help at all.


When a man retires, his wife gets twice the husband but only half the income.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

Vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.

Edmund Burke

Confidence is half of victory.

Yiddish Proverb

A problem clearly stated is a problem half solved.

Dorothea Brande

Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don't mean to do harm but the harm does not interest them.

T.S. Eliot

Advertising is the art of making whole lies out of half truths.

Edgar A. Shoaff

No metal can--no, not the hangman's axe--bear half the keenness of thy sharp envy.

William Shakespeare

Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.

Ray Bradbury

When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.

Susan Heller
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