Half Quotes

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

“In the vain laughter of folly, wisdom hears half its applause.”

T.S. Eliot

Hitching up the M11 coming back from a Dexys gig got picked up 'bout half eleven by this bloke in a funny wig.

Attila the Stockbroker

One of the key qualities that you need to be a great hockey player is fantastic anticipation and feel for the game - if you know where the puck is going before it is hit, that is half the battle.

Wayne Gretzky

To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment.

Jane Austen

Working in an office with an array of electronic devices is like trying to get something done at home with half a dozen small children around. The calls for attention are constant.

Marilyn vos Savant

If people have personal conversations about very emotional matters in public, and people reveal parts of their body that were originally kept covered, and pornography is becoming semi-respectable, it makes you think the push for greater freedom and divesting yourself of inhibitions is a real human need. I'm 54, so I'm further back upon the road. We certainly did a fair amount of divesting ourselves of inhibitions, but there seems to have been a quantum leap in the last half a generation. Maybe we're destined to be freer, but it's taking odd forms, like showing your big gut to all the world and discussing the future of your marriage at a bus stop with 30 people listening in.

Martin Amis

If a man could have just half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.

Benjamin Franklin

More than one-half of the world's major rivers are being seriously depleted and polluted, degrading and poisoning the surrounding ecosystems, thus threatening the health and livelihood of people who depend upon them for irrigation, drinking and industrial water

Ismail Serageldin

This was the truest warrior That ever buckled sword; This the most gifted poet That ever breathed a word; And never earths philosopher Traced with his golden pen On the deathless page truths half so sage As he wrote down for men.

Cecil Frances Humphreys Alexander

Canada reminds me of vichyssoise - it's cold, half-French and difficult to stir.

Stuart Keate

If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.

Benjamin Franklin

What can we know? What are we all? Poor silly half-brained things peering out at the infinite, with the aspirations of angels and the instincts of beasts.

Arthur Conan Doyle

If you give an audience a chance they will do half your acting for you.

William Hazlitt

Half of being smart is knowing what you're dumb at.

Solomon Short
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