Half Quotes

Their daughter, who would be the half-sister of Alexander the Great and, later the wife of Cassander, was appropriately named Thessalonike, to commemorate Philip's victory in Thessaly. In 315 Cassander founded at or near the site of ancient Therme the great city that still bears her name.

Eugene N. Borza

I have a passion for the name of "Mary," For once it was a magic sound to me, And still it half calls up the realms of fairy, Where I beheld what never was to be.

Lord Byron

Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half - especially if he has a teenage daughter.

Guy Lombardo

Half the modern drugs could well be thrown out the window, except that the birds might eat them.

Martin H. Fischer

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

Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical

Yogi Berra

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

All good song-writers have no more than half a dozen good tunes in their systems, and if they have that many, they are liberally blessed.

Irving Berlin

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

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

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