Half Quotes

Good fielding and pitching, without hitting, or vice versa, is like Ben Franklin's half pair of scissors - ineffectual

Moe Berg

Love is only half the illusion; the lover, but not his love, is deceived.

George Santayana

I would sooner read a timetable or a catalog than nothing at all. They are much more entertaining than half the novels that are written.

William Somerset Maugham

Half of life is luck; the other half is discipline - and that’s the important half, for without discipline you wouldn’t know what to do with luck.

Carl Zuckmeyer

With a few flowers in my garden, half a dozen pictures and some books, I live without envy.

Lope de Vega

If only for a half hour a day, a child should do something serviceable to the community

George Bernard Shaw

Half the pleasure of solitude comes from having with us some friend to whom we can say how sweet solitude is

William Jay

Most people who possess anything like an acre, or half of it, contribute weekly to the support of a gentleman known as Jobbing Gardener. You are warned of the danger that he may prove to be Garden Pest no 1.

C.E. Lucas-Phillips

Half the interest of a garden is the constant exercise of the imagination.

Mrs. C.W. Earle

When we abolish the slavery of half of humanity, together with the whole system of hypocrisy it implies, then the "division" of humanity will reveal its genuine significance and the human couple will find its true form.

Simone de Beauvoir

When we abolish the slavery of half of humanity, together with the whole system of hypocrisy it implies, then the 'division' of humanity will reveal its genuine significance and the human couple will find its true form

Simone De Beauvoir

Some people are so fond of bad luck they run half way to meet it.

Douglas William Jerrold

The first blow is half the battle.

Oliver Goldsmith

Economy is half the battle of life. It is not so hard to earn money as to spend it well.

Charles H. Spurgeon

Slavery is but half abolished, emancipation is but half completed, while millions of freeman with votes in their hands are left without education.

Robert C. Winthrop

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

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

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