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Half Baked Quotes


"The half-baked sermon causes spiritual indigestion" - Austin O'Malley

"Most hard-boiled people are half-baked." - Wilson Mizner

"Sudden conversion ... is particularly attractive to the half-baked mind." - E M Forster

"I know when something is kind of half-baked." - Bill Budge

"The qualities that make Twitter seem inane and half-baked are what makes it so powerful." - Jonathan Zittrain

"A half-baked idea is okay as long as it's in the oven." - Anonymous

"Some have half-baked ideas because their ideals are not heated up enough." - Henry S Haskins

"I don't exactly know what it means to be ready. A cake when the oven timer goes off? Am I fully baked, or only half-baked?" - Jessica Savitch

"College-bred is a four-year loaf, using dad's dough, Coming out half-baked, with a lot of crust." - Anonymous

"I'd always thought her half-baked, but now I think they didn't even put her in the oven." - P G Wodehouse

"Sigmund Freud was a half baked Viennese quack. Our literature, culture, and the films of Woody Allen would be better today if Freud had never written a word." - Ian Shoales

"No idea for a new growth business ever comes fully shaped. When it emerges, it's half-baked, and it then goes through a process of becoming fully shaped." - Clayton M Christensen

"When I was younger, I thought I was too young to really be personal. I thought that what I was feeling and thinking might be half-baked." - Robbie Robertson

"ManBearPig, half man, half bear, half pig" - Al Gore

"When white folks can't defeat you they'll always find some Negro-some boot-licking, butt-licking, buck-dancing, bamboozled, half-baked, half-fried, sissified, punkified, pasteurized, homogenized nigger-that they can trot out in front of you." - Khalid Abdul Muhammad

"John [Ford] is half-tyrant, half-revolutionary; half-saint, half-satan; half-possible, half-impossible; half-genius, half- Irish." - Frank Capra

"Half-baked effort is almost as good as no effort put in at all. Always seek to do your best. Good things always have a way of finding those who put forth their best even when their situation seems bleak." - Chris Erickson

"We know that acid rain has had no significant environmental effect on trees or forests in the United States... It is based on popular myths and half-baked theories." - Haley Barbour

"It would be unforgivable to use the role I have, such as it is, to inflict my incoherent, half-baked view of the world on people. That would be illegitimate and unacceptable and I should be fired." - Jeremy Paxman

"There's a lot of griping and groaning about wanting to play half-baked new songs live, but you don't want it to just end up on YouTube with like 74 thumbs down: "This is the worst!"" - Travis Morrison

"Gordon eyed them with inert hatred. At this moment he hated all books, and novels most of all. Horrible to think of all that soggy, half-baked trash massed together in one place." - George Orwell

"Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"With younger people I'm recognized with always Half-Baked, Blue Streak because it's on cable. Women, it's always You've Got Mail. Nutty Professor is pretty much everybody across the board. It seems like they like that one." - Dave Chappelle

"Half Man, Half Sit-Out-The-Season." - Charles Barkley

"An apt aphorism half kills, half immortalizes." - Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

"Hell ain't half full." - Cormac Mccarthy

"Too civil by half." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"All millionaires love a baked apple." - Ronald Firbank

"I like crunchy things like Baked Lays." - Lisa Ling

"Why is history important? Without history, many people have no idea how many of today's half-baked ideas have been tried, again and again - and have repeatedly led to disaster. Most of these ideas are not new. They are just being recycled with re-treaded rhetoric." - Thomas Sowell

"One of the most fashionable notions of our times is that social problems like poverty and oppression breed wars. Most wars, however, are started by well-fed people with the time on their hands to dream up half-baked ideologies or grandiose ambitions, and to nurse real or imagined grievances." - Thomas Sowell

"My half-baked reading of history is that we continue to go through these waves of entrepreneurial explosion followed by merger mania and consolidation. Out of that come big sluggish companies that eventually collapse under the weight of what they've created, and are killed off by the next wave of entrepreneurs." - Tom Peters

"I like little collaborations where the other thing happens, where it's half-baked or it's improvised, and let's develop it together. "What do you want to wear? Do you have an idea?" All that's fun to do, and I like that, but it doesn't take anything away." - Jeff Goldblum

"Our senior officers knew the war was going badly. Yet they bowed to groupthink pressure and kept up pretenses. ...Many of my generation, the career captains, majors, and lieutenant colonels seasoned in that war, vowed that when our turn came to call the shots, we would not quietly acquiesce in halfhearted warfare for half-baked reasons that the American people could not understand." - Colin Powell

"Celebrating the holidays in the White House over these past eight years has been a true privilege. We've been able to welcome over half a million guests... our outstanding pastry chefs have baked 200,000 holiday cookies... and Barack [Obama] has treated the American people to countless dad jokes." - Michelle Obama

"Many of my generation, the career captains, majors, and lieutenant colonels seasoned in that war, vowed that when our turn came to call the shots, we would not quietly acquiesce in halfhearted warfare for half-baked reasons that the American people could not understand." - Colin Powell

"It's a question of why they come for your advice. Whatever I tell you, it doesn't matter, it is completely irrelevant in a way. I know so many actors who were discouraged and put that aside. You will get half-baked opinions." - Michael York

"No idea for a new growth business ever comes fully shaped. When it emerges, it's half-baked, and it then goes through a process of becoming fully shaped. I've developed tests that I'm hoping can help entrepreneurs manage that shaping process, so that the business plan that comes out the other end has a very high probability of success." - Clayton Christensen

"I believe psychology has done very well in working out how to understand and treat disease. But I think that is literally half-baked. If all you do is work to fix problems, to alleviate suffering, then by definition you are working to get people to zero, to neutral." - Martin Seligman

"Leonardo's Mona Lisa sure would have lost out if he had spent only 2 of the 4 or 5 years he took to complete it. It is thinking about him and Ryder, among others, that partly makes me feel so awful to send away a 'half-baked' painting." - E. J. Hughes

"I'm so happy that I finished college. Going into this crazy vortex of scrutiny is tough. If I was younger than I was now and I was going to fashion shows, I might have this distorted sense of self. I might rely on those cameras. Because when I was 18, I was half-baked." - Allison Williams

"Ideas are somewhat like babies-they are born small, immature, and shapeless. They are promise rather than fulfillment. In the innovative company executives do not say, "This is a damn-fool idea." Instead they ask, "What would be needed to make this embryonic, half-baked, foolish idea into something that makes sense, that is an opportunity for us?" - Peter Drucker

"Man has always been half-monster, half-dreamer." - Ray Bradbury

"You're a Demigod Percy, half god and half mortal!" - Rick Riordan

"Giving half answers won't make the conversation half as long." - Dave Johnson

"I haven't seen a half-monkey, half person yet." - Glenn Beck

"Your new-caught, sullen peoples, / Half-devil and half child." - Rudyard Kipling

"I'm the definition of half man, half drugs." - Puff Daddy

"Desire is half of life, indifference is half of death." - Khalil Gibran

"The hint half guessed, the gift half understood, is Incarnation." - T S Eliot

"An older sister helps one remain half child, half woman." - Anonymous

"A half-truth is usually less than half of that." - Bern Williams

"We only half live when we only half think." - Voltaire

"We're half the people; we should be half the Congress." - Jeannette Rankin

"Everything I do, I'm sort of half in, half out." - Harrison Ford

"Politeness is half good manners and half good lying." - Mary Wilson Little

"Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half." - Baron de Montesquieu

"Half of golf is fun; the other half is putting." - Peter Dobereiner

"Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half." - Charles De Montesquieu

"A half-truth is usually less than half of that." - Bernard Williams

"A half-read book is a half-finished love affair." - David Mitchell

"I am half-Byronic, half-moronic; part-shaman, part-showman." - Sebastian Horsley

"Who's started has half finished." - Horace

"Pleasing ware is half sold." - George Herbert

"Fortune resists half-hearted prayers." - Ovid

"Democracy cannot flourish half rich and half poor, any more than it can flourish half free and half slave." - Felix Rohatyn

"Half talent is no talent." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"Technically, we're all half centaur." - Nick Offerman

"Bewitched is half of everything." - Nelly

"Don't underestimate Camp Half-Blood." - Rick Riordan

"My dear, my better half." - Philip Sidney

"Confessed faults are half-mended." - Proverbs

"Brooklyn praise is half slander." - Mark Twain

"Never meet trouble half-way." - John Ray

"Bewitched is half of everything." - Nelly Sachs

"Music is half the film." - Matthew Vaughn

"My gran always said I was half clever, half stupid, and half crazy." - Charlie Higson

"No half measures. Some things ca' be cut in half. You ca' half-love someone. You ca' half-betray, or half-lie." - Mark Lawrence

"We are told 'no', we're unimportant, we're peripheral. 'Get a degree, get a job, get a this, get a that.' And then you're a player, you don't want to even play in that game. You want to reclaim your mind and get it out of the hands of the cultural engineers who want to turn you into a half-baked moron consuming all this trash that's being manufactured out of the bones of a dying world." -" - Terence Mckenna

"Lips half-willing in a doorway. Lips half-singing at a window. Eyes half-dreaming in the walls. Feet half-dancing in a kitchen. Even the clocks half-yawn the hours And the farmers make half-answers." - Carl Sandburg

"Half a league Half a league Half a league onward With a hey-nonny-nonny And a hot cha-cha." - P G Wodehouse

"Half a league, half a league, Half a league onward, All in the valley of Death Rode the six hundred." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Half a league, half a league, Half a league onward, All in the valley of Death Rode the six hundred." - Alfred Tennyson

"Economics is half psychology and half Grade Three arithmetic, and the U.S. does not now have either half right." - Conrad Black

"What's well begun is half done." - Horace

"Docility is the observable half of reason." - George Santayana

"I am a stranger to half measures." - Marita Golden

"Half magic is no magic at all." - Sharyn McCrumb

"Social sorrow loses half its pain." - Samuel Johnson

"Half-heartedness never won a battle." - William Mckinley

"Half the game is 90% mental." - Yogi Berra

"A work well begun is half-ended." - Plato

"A bachelor is only half a man" - Louisa Lawson

"Maxims are sharp-edged half-truths." - Mason Cooley

"An evil discovered is half healed." - Jane Frances de Chantal

"Youth without beauty is half a prize." - Ellen G White

"Perfect moments don't turn into half-hours." - Elizabeth Bibesco

"Women hold up half the sky." - Mao Tse-Tung

"The bastards murdered half my family" - Prince Philip

"The first blow is half the battle." - Oliver Goldsmith

"a problem well put is half solved." - John Dewey

"Half-knowledge is worse than ignorance." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"Gratitude's got a short half-life, Clarice." - Thomas Harris

"Half-wits talk much, but say little." - Benjamin Franklin

"Don't bother. The glass is half-empty." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Half the fun is plan to plan" - Tim Burton

"Reason, you'll always be half-blind." - Marguerite Porete

"A bold onset is half the battle." - Giuseppe Garibaldi

"Only the half-mad are wholly alive." - Edward Abbey

"When half-gods go The gods arrive." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Either sex alone is half itself." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"The half is greater than the whole." - Hesiod

"Understanding a question is half an answer." - Socrates

"Half-truths are the devil's IOUs." - Sarah Ban Breathnach

"Half a loaf is better than none." - John Heywood

"Talent without tact is only half talent." - Horace Greeley

"People always remember the second half." - Graham Taylor

"Half-heartedne ss doesn't reach into majesty." - Rumi

"Does my being half-naked bother you?" - Taylor Lautner

"Detroit... where 'mother' is half a word." - Glenn Frey

"The half-life of love is forever." - Junot Diaz

"3 3 3. Only half evil." - Cheyenne McCray

"He who is afraid is half beaten." - Alexander Suvorov

"A maid that laughs is half taken." - John Ray

"The beginning is half of the whole." - Plato

"Half a dozen slaps the time." - Antonio de Oliveira Salazar

"A danger foreseen is half-avoided." - Proverbs

"A smiling face is half the meal." - Proverbs

"A fault confessed is half redressed." - Proverbs

"A half-truth is a whole lie." - Proverbs

"Best image of myself and dearer half." - John Milton

"A disease known is half cured." - Thomas Fuller

"When half-gods go, The gods arrive." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Sleep to the sick is half health." - Proverbs

"A man surprised is half beaten." - Thomas Fuller

"Half the agony of living is waiting." - Alexander Rose

"Believe me, than in half the creeds." - Alfred Tennyson

"And half had staggered that stout Stagirite." - Charles Lamb

"Gratitude's got a short half-life, Clarice." - Thomas Harris

"Asking good questions is half of learning." - Elijah Muhammad

"Half wits talk much, but say little." - Benjamin Franklin

"Either sex alone is half itself." - Alfred Tennyson

"The heart is half a prophet." - Proverbs

"A sin confessed is half forgiven." - Proverbs

"I am completely half afraid to think." - Flann O'Brien

"Half the world hates What half the world does every day Half the world waits While half gets on with it anyway" - Neil Peart

"Do radioactive cats have eighteen half-lives?" - Steven Wright

"Women hold up half the sky." - Mao Zedong

"Half my fan mail comes from Japan." - Ben Barnes

"A well begun is half ended." - A C Benson



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