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At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands. As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere.

Tags: Age, Work  ✍ Author: Shmuel Yosef Agnon

In 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, a bill opening one half million square miles of territory in the western United States for settlement.

Tags: Act, United  ✍ Author: Peter Agre

Well begun is half done.

Tags: Begun, Done  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Begin - to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.

Tags: Again, Work  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.

Tags: Cannot, Understand  ✍ Author: Jane Austen

I do not fear Satan half so much as I fear those who fear him.

Tags: Fear, Him  ✍ Author: Saint Teresa of Avila

Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal. As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.

Tags: Spirit, Time  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

My first band, Kid Wicked, we did half covers and half originals.

Tags: Band, Kid  ✍ Author: Sebastian Bach

Two half philosophers will probably never a whole metaphysician make.

Tags: Whole  ✍ Author: Gaston Bachelard

My family came in 1635 from England and settled in Williamsburg. Shortly after, they split up; half went to New England and half stayed in Virginia. I'm a Virginian Ballard.

Tags: After, Family  ✍ Author: Robert Ballard

I do yoga every morning, then I run for half an hour and take a sauna.

Tags: Morning, Run  ✍ Author: Antonio Banderas

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

Tags: Secret  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.

Tags: Baseball, Physical  ✍ Author: Yogi Berra

Baseball is 90 percent mental and the other half is physical.

Tags: Baseball, Physical  ✍ Author: Yogi Berra

Half the vices which the world condemns most loudly have seeds of good in them and require moderate use rather than total abstinence.

Tags: Good, Rather  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

It's no secret what's going on in baseball. At least half the players are using steroids.

Tags: Baseball, Secret  ✍ Author: Ken Caminiti

Half a truth is better than no politics.

Tags: Politics, Truth  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

I can't go to the hardware store, cut a sheet in half and staple it to the window anymore. It doesn't fly.

Tags: Anymore, Cut  ✍ Author: James Badge Dale

The 6th of August in the morning we saw an opening in the land and we ran into it, and anchored in 7 and a half fathom water, 2 miles from the shore, clean sand.

Tags: Morning, Water  ✍ Author: William Dampier

I had these shoes made and 2 to 3 inch lifts inside and the heel was another 2 and half inches. I walked around that way, wherever I could without falling over.

Tags: Another, Shoes  ✍ Author: Bobby Darin

Believe half of what you see and only some of what you hear, unless you hear it from me.

Tags: Hear, Unless  ✍ Author: Chris Daughtry

I don't like to be out of my comfort zone, which is about a half an inch wide.

Tags: Comfort, Wide  ✍ Author: Larry David

I ate while I was taking chemo. The doctors didn't know. I really didn't get any nausea. I didn't have side effects. I would be drained for a day and a half.

Tags: Taking, While  ✍ Author: Eric Davis

For the first half of geological time our ancestors were bacteria. Most creatures still are bacteria, and each one of our trillions of cells is a colony of bacteria.

Tags: Ancestors, Time  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

His finest hour lasted a minute and a half.

Tags: Hour, Minute  ✍ Author: Phyllis Diller
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Nearly all of the major kinds of life, divisions of life, phyla of animals, occur in the sea. Only about half of them can make it to land or freshwater.

Tags: Life, Sea  ✍ Author: Sylvia Earle

I have lived in the United States for half of my life, my entire adult life.

Tags: Life, United  ✍ Author: Sheena Easton

He's so slow that he takes an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes.

Tags: Takes, Watch  ✍ Author: Edwin W. Edwards

But for every hour and a half on stage, you have a five hour long bus ride, waiting for five hours at the airport, five hours of interviews... I know, it's part of the job, but that doesn't imply I have to like it.

Tags: Job, Waiting  ✍ Author: Andrew Eldritch

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

Tags: Laughter, Wisdom  ✍ Author: George Eliot

We were happily married for eight months. Unfortunately, we were married for four and a half years.

Tags: Four, Married  ✍ Author: Nick Faldo

We were at Pye Studios for half an hour so we set the gear up and we did two tracks. A month later we found out it was selling thirty thousand copies a day.

Tags: Found, Later  ✍ Author: Georgie Fame

In the land of the skunks he who has half a nose is king.

Tags: King, Nose  ✍ Author: Chris Farley

I'd been touring for so long, seven years. For a year and a half I'd just been curious about what it was like not to tour. It's like if you were to lift a 100-pound barbell with your right arm for seven years, eventually you'd get really curious about what your left arm was capable of.

Tags: Left, Year  ✍ Author: Feist

I spend around two and half hours on the track every day running and another 2 hours in the weight room lifting weights with my strength coach.

Tags: Another, Strength  ✍ Author: Allyson Felix

I like me Italian girls; half Halle Berry, half Penelope Cruz sort of thing!

Tags: Berry, Italian  ✍ Author: Tom Felton

Being right half the time beats being half-right all the time.

Tags: Beats, Time  ✍ Author: Malcolm Forbes

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

Tags: Troubles, Wishes  ✍ Author: Benjamin Franklin

Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.

Tags: Keep, Saying  ✍ Author: Robert Frost

A wise man's question contains half the answer.

Tags: Question, Wise  ✍ Author: Jean Gabin

I guess I just prefer to see the dark side of things. The glass is always half empty. And cracked. And I just cut my lip on it. And chipped a tooth.

Tags: Dark, Empty  ✍ Author: Janeane Garofalo

The glass is always half empty. And cracked. And I just cut my lip on it. And chipped a tooth.

Tags: Cut, Empty  ✍ Author: Janeane Garofalo

Half a psychiatrist's patients see him because they are married - the other half because they're not.

Tags: Him, Married  ✍ Author: William E. Gladstone

What life half gives a man, posterity gives entirely.

Tags: Life, Posterity  ✍ Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Ninety percent of hockey is mental and the other half is physical.

Tags: Hockey, Physical  ✍ Author: Wayne Gretzky

I went in the Marines when I was 16. I spent four and a half years in the Marines and then came right to New York to be an actor. And then seven years later, I got my first job.

Tags: Actor, Job  ✍ Author: Gene Hackman

At my age, I don't buy but a half a loaf of bread, you know?

Tags: Age, Bread  ✍ Author: Merle Haggard

Well, I've just gotten accustomed to just being in Canada for five and a half months a year.

Tags: Five, Year  ✍ Author: Anthony Michael Hall

I can tan quickly. What takes people hours to do, I can tan in half an hour.

Tags: Hours, Takes  ✍ Author: George Hamilton

Half of figure skating is opinion, convincing judges.

Tags: Opinion, Skating  ✍ Author: Scott Hamilton

I'm half Jewish, but no one believes me because my looks lean a little WASP-y... It's sometimes hard for me to get the roles I'm drawn to.

Tags: Hard, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Armie Hammer

It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.

Tags: Life, Takes  ✍ Author: Napoleon Hill

He has the deed half done who has made a beginning.

Tags: Beginning, Done  ✍ Author: Lou Holtz

He tosses aside his paint-pots and his words a foot and a half long.

Tags: Foot, Words  ✍ Author: Lou Holtz

He who would begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin.

Tags: Done, Wise  ✍ Author: Lou Holtz

I am not one for half measures or half-hearted efforts.

Tags: Efforts, Measures  ✍ Author: Jay Inslee

Half my life is an act of revision.

Tags: Act, Life  ✍ Author: John Irving

For the first half of my adult life, I was a Democrat.

Tags: Adult, Life  ✍ Author: Alphonso Jackson

But I do know this: that the two and a half years that I've been at HUD, I am absolutely convinced that some of the best workers in the world are in Federal Government.

Tags: Best, Government  ✍ Author: Alphonso Jackson

Compared to what we ought to be, we are half awake.

Tags: Awake, Compared  ✍ Author: William James

It is not true that people are naturally equal for no two people can be together for even a half an hour without one acquiring an evident superiority over the other.

Tags: Together, True  ✍ Author: Samuel Johnson

Nowadays, you have to sell, like, half a million or a million records just to break even.

Tags: Break, Million  ✍ Author: Maynard James Keenan

It appears that the present-day form of African American English is not the inheritance of the period of slavery, but the creation of the second half of the 20th century.

Tags: American, Second  ✍ Author: William Labov

I am probably more critical of myself than anyone else, I am very tiny - 5'1 and a half inches - so there's nowhere for weight to hide.

Tags: Anyone, Else  ✍ Author: Bonnie Langford

I have spent more than half a lifetime trying to express the tragic moment.

Tags: Moment, Trying  ✍ Author: John Locke

Only in Britain could it be thought a defect to be too clever by half. The probability is that too many people are too stupid by three-quarters.

Tags: Stupid, Thought  ✍ Author: John Major

Two years ago, if anyone had told me I'd be doing half the stuff I'm doing, I wouldn't have believed it.

Tags: Anyone, Stuff  ✍ Author: Zayn Malik

I would sooner read a time-table or a catalogue than nothing at all. They are much more entertaining than half the novels that are written.

Tags: Read, Written  ✍ Author: W. Somerset Maugham

Spoiled. That's all it's about - can't live without this, can't live without that. You can live without anything you weren't born with, and you can make it through on even half of that.

Tags: Born, Spoiled  ✍ Author: Gloria Naylor

Knowledge is only one half. Faith is the other.

Tags: Faith, Knowledge  ✍ Author: Novalis

The first four and a half years was me in the studio every day, writing songs for other people. I had jobs, too - eleven jobs. I worked at Kinko's, Fatburger, Subway - I was a sandwich artist - and I was a claims processor at Allstate Insurance.

Tags: Artist, Writing  ✍ Author: Frank Ocean

The energy of live theater is indescribable. You are just in the moment for an hour and a half.

Tags: Energy, Moment  ✍ Author: Adrianne Palicki

Half the world does not know how the other half lives.

Tags: Lives  ✍ Author: Lily Rabe

I just moved into the world of Xbox Live. And I've discovered that everyone on the Internet is a lot better than me. I spent half an hour the other day designing a boxer, and I got knocked out twice in the first round.

Tags: Everyone, Internet  ✍ Author: Daniel Radcliffe

We're half the people; we should be half the Congress.

Tags: Congress  ✍ Author: Jeanette Rankin

There is a ban on Indian films in Pakistan, so that's half of our market gone.

Tags: Films, Gone  ✍ Author: Satyajit Ray

Bewitched is half of everything.

Tags: Bewitched  ✍ Author: Nelly Sachs

I discovered that close to half the planet is 'pristine.' We live in towns such as London, Paris or Sao Paulo and have the impression that all the pristine areas are gone, but they are not.

Tags: Close, Gone  ✍ Author: Sebastiao Salgado

I feel very strongly that clothes that fit well make a person feel better. It's maybe half the value of the merchandise.

Tags: Maybe, Value  ✍ Author: Jil Sander

I just spent 11 and a half months in a maximum-security jail, got shot five times, and was wrongly convicted of a crime I didn't commit.

Tags: Crime, Times  ✍ Author: Tupac Shakur

Believe me, than in half the creeds.

Tags: Creeds  ✍ Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson

I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.

Tags: Deserve, Less  ✍ Author: J. R. R. Tolkien

I was allowed to meet my family every two weeks for a half hour.

Tags: Family, Meet  ✍ Author: Mordechai Vanunu

Music is half the film.

Tags: Film, Music  ✍ Author: Matthew Vaughn

We have been restraining the growth of the cost of education-that is, tuition, room and board-to be within approximately one and a half percentage points of the consumer price index.

Tags: Growth, Within  ✍ Author: Charles Vest

With half the race gone, there is half the race still to go.

Tags: Gone, Race  ✍ Author: Murray Walker

The other half is to dramatize the fact that we still 'are' human beings, now. Or can be.

Tags: Fact, Human  ✍ Author: David Foster Wallace

Poets lose half the praise they should have got, Could it be known what they discreetly blot.

Tags: Known, Lose  ✍ Author: Edmund Waller

Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don't know which half.

Tags: Money, Trouble  ✍ Author: John Wanamaker

I know half the money I spend on advertising is wasted, but I can never find out which half.

Tags: Money, Spend  ✍ Author: John Wanamaker

I would consider a half hour sitcom if the script was good.

Tags: Consider, Good  ✍ Author: Sela Ward

We are half ruined by conformity, but we should be wholly ruined without it.

Tags: Conformity, Ruined  ✍ Author: Charles Dudley Warner

Women hold up half the sky.

Tags: Sky, Women  ✍ Author: Mao Zedong

We have 2 million users in the U.S. and about 13 million worldwide in more than 200 countries. We're getting 80,000 new users each day. And more than half a million people are connected via Skype at any given moment.

Tags: Getting, Moment  ✍ Author: Dogen Zenji

After doing psychology for half a century, my passion for all of it is greater than ever.

Tags: After, Passion  ✍ Author: Philip Zimbardo

I've spent over half my life at NBC. This is the only place I have ever worked.

Tags: Life, Place  ✍ Author: Jeff Zucker

An interview will seem very sane to me, and I'll find out that the journalist was laughing out of the side of his mouth half of the time.

Tags: Seem, Time  ✍ Author: Tori Amos

I was two and a half when I first climbed up and sat at a piano.

Tags: Piano, Sat  ✍ Author: Tori Amos

Right now, half the world is depressed and they need to be entertained.

Tags: Depressed  ✍ Author: Tori Amos

All people are half actors.

 ✍ Author: Dana Andrews