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"Well begun is half done." - Aristotle

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

"Half is done when the beginning is done." - Horace

"Half the world's work is done by hopeless neurotics." - Pat Barker

"There's nothing half so real in life as the things you've done... inexorably, unalterably done." - Sara Teasdale

"I've never done anything half-heartedly; it's a disservice to me and the audience if I do it half-heartedly." - Jack Kirby

"There is an old saying "well begun is half done"-'tis a bad one. I would use instead-Not begun at all 'til half done." - John Keats

"Who has begun has half done. Have the courage to be wise. Begin!" - Horace Walpole

"He has half the deed done who has made a beginning." - Horace

"He has half the deed done who has made a beginning." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Half of the acting I do is actually done by the hair." - Steven Van Zandt

"He who has begun has half done. Dare to be wise -begin!" - Horace

"Once begun, A task is easy; half the work is done." - Horace

"And after drawing comes composition. A well-composed painting is half done" - Pierre Bonnard

"Well begun is not only half done, but often fully cooked." - Austin O'Malley

"Some of my best work is done when I'm half asleep." - Henry Wessel, Jr.

"For my hustlers, here's some motivation: He who has begun is half done." - Nas

"Once begun, A task is easy; half the work is done." - Horace

"The victory of success is half done when one gains the habit of work." - Sarah Knowles Bolton

"He who has begun has half done. Dare to be wise; begin!" - Horace

"Half-Life is the finest implementation of a game on rails anybody has ever done" - Warren Spector

"Begin with the determination to succeed and the work is half done already." - Mark Twain

"The work that is done in love loses half its tedium and difficulty." - Thomas Guthrie

"Land on Mars, a round-trip ticket - half a million dollars. It can be done." - Elon Musk

"I get a lot done considering I spend half my day sleeping." - Robert Rodriguez

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

"He has the deed half done who has made a beginning." - Horace

"A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o'clock runs a chance of leaving the other half undone." - Emily Bronte

"For the first half of your life, people tell you what you should do; for the second half, they tell you what you should have done." - Richard J Needham

"A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone." - Emily Bronte

"What would I have done if my coya had been captured or killed? My mate, Sharone. The other half of everything I am. What would I have done?" - Lora Leigh

"We've never done a coordinated music effort. Everything else we've done has been around a holiday - Halloween, Mardi Gras, half way to Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day." - Craig Johnson

"If you are resolutely determined to make a lawyer of yourself, the thing is more than half done already." - Abraham Lincoln

"If you are saved, the work is only half done until you are employed to bring others to Christ." - Charles Spurgeon

"There is no human failure greater than to launch a profoundly important endeavour and then leave it half done." - Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth

"With doing the movies I've done I don't think I would be half the person I am today." - Angelina Jolie

"When need something really aggressive, outrageous and not done half-way, I feel like I'm your girl." - Brigid Brannagh

"There is no human failure greater than to launch a profoundly important endeavour and then leave it half done." - Barbara Ward

"Half the work that is done in this world is to make things appear what they are not." - E. R. Beadle

"I started to write a new editor not too long ago and had it about half done after two days." - Bill Joy

"Many women cut back what had to be done at home by redefining what the house, the marriage and, sometimes, what the child needs. One woman described a fairly common pattern: I do my half. I do half of his half, and the rest doesn't get done." - Arlie Russell Hochschild

"It is impossible to obtain a conviction for sodomy from an English jury. Half of them don't believe that it can physically be done, and the other half are doing it." - Winston Churchill

"Look, I know this seems a little half-assed...' 'No, dude. I'd be thrilled if this plan were half-assed. This is, like, no-assed.' 'You're right. It's the most no-assed thing I've ever done in my life." - Libba Bray

"An education that teaches you to understand something about the world has done only half of the assignment. The other half is to teach you to do something about making the world a better place." - Johnnetta B. Cole

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

"Taking mathematics from the beginning of the world to the time when Newton lived, what he had done was much the better half." - Gottfried Leibniz

"In trying to make something new, half the undertaking lies in discovering whether it can be done. Once it has been established that it can, duplication is inevitable." - Helen Gahagan Douglas

"Adam was a gardener, and God, who made him, sees that half of all good gardening is done upon the knees." - Rudyard Kipling

"When the ancients said a work well begun was half done, they meant to impress the importance of always endeavoring to make a good beginning." - Polybius

"Half the business is done, when one has gained the heart and the affections of those with whom one is to transact it." - Lord Chesterfield

"I've never done anything half-heartedly. It's the reason my comics did well. It's the reason my comics were drawn well. I can't do anything bad." - Jack Kirby

"From compromise and things half done, Keep me with stern and stubborn pride, And when at last the fight is won, God, keep me still unsatisfied." - Louis Untermeyer

"From compromise and things half done, Keep me with stern and stubborn pride; And when at last the fight is won, God, keep me still unsatisfied." - Louis Untermeyer

"I hope by the time that I'm done in this game, I can have half the numbers Stan Musial had in his career." - Albert Pujols

"Father, I scarcely dare to pray, So clear I see, now it is done, How I have wasted half my day, And left my work but just begun." - Helen Hunt Jackson

"In trying to make something new, half the undertaking lies in discovering whether it can be done. Once it has been established that it can, duplication is inevitable." - Helen Gahagan

"I got my boobs done because I wanted to even out my lower half, and I thought that would take the focus away from my hips." - Coco Austin

"I haven't seen about half the movies I've done. You know, you've got to make a living, but some I don't get a good vibe with." - Ray Liotta

"Haul up the flag, you mourners, Not half-mast but all the way; The funeral is done and disbanded; The devil's had the final say." - Karl Shapiro

"See him, the gentle Bible beast, / With lacquered hoofs and curling mane, / His wondering journey from the East / Half done, between the rock and plain." - Edwin Muir

"I've done a lot of work other than sci-fi, and between half-hour comedy, stage, and various movie roles, I've really tried to avoid being typecast." - Scott Bakula

"The longest show I've ever done was four and a half years, so I can only imagine what ending an eight year show is like." - Scott Bakula

"I love sitting in the makeup trailer and getting my makeup done in 15 minutes as opposed to an hour and a half." - Claire Danes

"It usually takes about two and a half weeks after you're done filming where you kind of return to yourself again." - Jennifer Jason Leigh

"Half the things I've done are wrong, mistakes [unintelligible]. The moratorium on pot and LSD a year ago is ridiculous. I shouldn't have done that. I make a blunder at least one out of two times I come to bat." - Timothy Leary

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

"I'm half Jewish half WASP." - Lena Dunham

"Whatever you do, do it to the purpose; do it thoroughly, not superficially. Go to the bottom of things. Any thing half done, or half known, is in my mind, neither done nor known at all. Nay, worse, for it often misleads." - Lord Chesterfield

"I wanted to be the first to win three Oscars, but Miss Hepburn has done it. Actually it hasn't been done. Miss Hepburn only won half an Oscar. If they'd given me half an Oscar I would have thrown it back in their faces. You see, I'm an Aries. I never lose." - Bette Davis

"By the time you write the last page you have done half the book. The other half tends to get done in about five weeks; I do several drafts, very, very furiously rewriting. I literally do more or less nothing else and I stick with it and go through it and I begin to hate it." - Terry Pratchett

"Our rulers for more than half a century have made sure that we are never to be told the truth about anything that our government has done to other people, not to mention our own." - Gore Vidal

"It helps to write down half a dozen things which are worrying me. Two of them, say, disappear; about two of them nothing can be done, so it's no use worrying; and two perhaps can be settled." - Winston Churchill

"Drink your fill when the jar is first opened, and when it is nearly done, but be sparing when it is half-empty; it's a poor savingwhen you come to the dregs." - Hesiod

"There are usually half a dozen right answers to what needs to be done. Yet, unless a person makes the risky and controversial choice of only one, he will achieve nothing." - Peter Drucker

"Fhairshon had a son, Who married Noah's daughter, And nearly spoiled to Flood, By trinking up ta water: Which he would have done, I at least believe it, Had the mixture peen Only half Glenlivet." - William Edmondstoune Aytoun

"The way to learn to do things is to do things. The way to learn a trade is to work at it. Success teaches how to succeed. Begin with the determination to succeed, and the work is half done already." - Henry Ford

"Very often in mathematics the crucial problem is to recognize and discover what are the relevant concepts; once this is accomplished the job may be more than half done." - Israel Nathan Herstein

"There was no way possible [the queen] could have done all of the things the pamphleteers claimed. The crimes were too gross, too immoral and far too physically challenging. Magnus himself had never attempted half of them." - Cassandra Clare

"Men, as well as women, are oftener led by their hearts than their understandings. The way to the heart is through the senses; please their eyes and ears, and the work is half done." - Lord Chesterfield

"Just remember that you're on my list, Marcone. Soon as I get done with all the other evils in this town, you won't be the lesser of them anymore." Marcone stared at me with half-lidded eyes and said, "Eek." - Jim Butcher

"No, you've got it all wrong, John." Reading his emotions, she shook her head. "You're not half the male you could be because of what was done to you. You're twice what anyone else is because you survived." - J.R. Ward

"It wasn't enough to be positive, focused and fearless, I had to take action! Musicians say that the hardest part of practicing is taking the instrument out of the case. To begin is to be half done!" - Joey Reiman

"If I'd done a quarter of the things of which I'm accused, I'd be pickled in alcohol, I'd be a registered drug addict and would have sired half the children in the world's cricket-playing countries" - Ian Botham

"There is nothing more to be said or to be done tonight, so hand me over my violin and let us try to forget for half an hour the miserable weather and the still more miserable ways of our fellowmen." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"We should never stop at having won a soul for Christ. By this, we have done only half the work. Every soul won for Christ must be made to be a soul-winner." - Richard Wurmbrand

"So many movies are so formulaic because you've got to get it done in an hour and a half. On a TV series, that's where the really interesting stuff can happen." - Billy Campbell

"Relationships have a nasty habit of reversing themselves; whatever has been done to you in a previous involvement you'll do to the next person you're involved with, if you get half a chance." - Marianne Faithfull

"I was lucky, you know, I always had a beautiful girl and the money was good. Although I would have done the whole thing over for, oh, perhaps half." - Bob Hope

"For me, it's always been the initial business - just getting a word down, any words down, on a blank piece of paper. Once I've done that, I'm away. Beginning is one half of the deed." - Colin Dexter

"Before you know it, you're half-way done with your idea and you've accidentally learned how to do it too. In short, you start with little bit of something real and make it tick. Then you make it tock." - David Heinemeier Hansson

"Pierre [from Dude, Where's My Car?] could be the best thing I've ever done. When you distill it down to a minute and a half of work, that may be my finest effort." - Brent Spiner

"used to think that once a writer became a man of letters, if only for a half hour, he was done for. And here I am now, at the very moment of such an odious, though respectable, danger." - Dylan Thomas

"Fhairshon had a son, Who married Noah's daughter, And nearly spoiled ta Flood, By drinking up the water. Which he would have done, I at least pelieve it, Had the mixture been Only half Glenlivet." - W. E. Aytoun

"Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don't mean to do harm. But the harm does not interest them." - T S Eliot

"I don't go to any sexy places to eat where they give you half a lamb chop and one bean. I like going, 'Uhhh, I'm done' when I eat." - Patrice Oneal

"Taylor deserves it. I don't think there is anyone with half a brain that would say otherwise. She has done a lot for us in country music. We are lucky enough in country music to call her one of us." - Blake Shelton

"Obviously I've had great experiences with people I've worked with on films - I've married half of them! I should come with a warning sign that says, 'Don't worry, I'm not going to try to marry you. I'm done.'" - Kate Beckinsale

"People do bad things in their lives. And those sort of things are forgivable. That's half the point of having confession in church - you need to be able to fess up to what you've done." - Macaulay Culkin

"I don't go to any sexy places to eat where they give you half a lamb chop and one bean. I like going, 'Uhhh, I'm done' when I eat." - Patrice O'Neal

"No one would choose to be jerked randomly off task again and again until you have half a dozen things you're trying to get done, all at the same time." - Marilyn Vos Savant

"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

"I felt fine after 24 hours and asked the state commission to prolong my stay in space to three days. And I carried out the entire schedule. Could I have done that if I had been half-dead?" - Valentina Tereshkova

"I love Bono. I really respect what he has done for Africa and how he has used his fame to do good in the world. I hope I can do half as much in my life." - Alicia Keys

"I used to think that once a writer became a man of letters, if only for a half hour, he was done for. And here I am now, at the very moment of such an odious, though respectable, danger." - Dylan Thomas

"I've only done four or five episodes of 'Two and a Half Men,' and its amazing how many people recognize me for that more than anything else in my career." - Joel Murray

"I love to not work. I love to go to the movies, I like to travel... I think I work maybe half the year. Sometimes, people think I've done three films in a year, but it's because I did a participation in a film. But I work for half a year, no more." - Catherine Deneuve

"When he went blundering back to God, His songs half written, his work half done, Who knows what paths his bruised feet trod, What hills of peace or pain he won? I hope God smiled and took his hand, And said, "Poor truant, passionate fool! Life's book is hard to understand: Why couldst thou not remain at school?" A poem by Charles Hanson Towne" - Mitch Albom

"You might as well baptize a bag of sand as a man, if not done in view of the remission of sins and getting of the Holy Ghost. Baptism by water is but half a baptism, and is good for nothing without the other half-that is, baptism of the Holy Ghost." - Joseph Smith Jr

"When he went blundering back to God, His songs half written, his work half done, Who knows what paths his bruised feet trod, What hills of peace or pain he won? I hope God smiled and took his hand, And said, "Poor truant, passionate fool! Life's book is hard to understand: Why couldst thou not remain at school?" A poem by Charles Hanson Towne" - Mitch Albom

"A novel is a relationship, you know? When you read a book, the writer has done half the work, and you're doing half the work. You're providing the imagination, the words are turning into pictures in your mind, there's an active relationship that's going on." - Noah Hawley

"I feel like I've dreamed half of my life that hasn't happened yet, so a lot of times I'm going along, and I do stuff, and I know that I've done it. I have deja vus more than I have regular experiences. If half of your day is a deja vu, then you start to wonder, 'What is real and what isn't?'" - Marilyn Manson

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

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

"Worry is half impatience and half ignorance." - Austin O'Malley

"There is no human failure greater than to launch a profoundly important endeavour and then leave it half done. This is what the West has done with its colonial system. It shook all the societies in the world loose from their old moorings. But it seems indifferent whether or not they reach safe harbour in the end." - Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth

"There is no human failure greater than to launch a profoundly important endeavor and then leave it half done. This is what the West has done with its colonial system. It shook all the societies in the world loose from their old moorings. But it seems indifferent whether or not they reach safe harbor in the end." - Barbara Ward

"Take agriculture, where we haven't done much, or sanitation; saying, "okay, we will be able to make a really huge effort there." It really energized the foundation and half of what we've gotten done in this last decade is because Warren [Buffett] trusted us." - Bill Gates

"I journal for about half an hour, and by the time that's done, the business day on the East Coast has begun. The phone starts to ring, and the rest of the day is spent dealing with the business of writing. My workday is done at about 3:00." - Kate Dicamillo

"I'm reluctant to get involved in science fiction, because I feel like I've done it and done it well, so unless something comes along that I feel has the potential to do something even more interesting, it seems a shame to sort of re-live something in half-measures." - Jamie Bamber

"You know, if you're Guy Kawasaki and you create a car that gets 500 miles a gallon with zero emissions, people on the Internet would say: 'I could have done that in half an hour, and it's been done before. What's the big deal? I expected something more from him.' Meanwhile, they didn't do it, right? They're still living at home with their mothers." - Guy Kawasaki

"I think I've always been a player who's done better in the second half, who's done better in the fourth quarter. That's the fun time to play, when everything you've worked for the whole game boils down to those last few possessions." - Jeremy Lin

"It's not as if grace did one half of the work and free choice the other; each does the whole work, in its own peculiar contribution. Grace does the whole work, and so does free choice - with this one qualification: That whereas the whole is done in free choice, so is the whole done of grace." - Bernard Of Clairvaux

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

"Too civil by half." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"I think everyone must love life more than anything else in the world.' 'Love life more than the meaning of it?' 'Yes, certainly. Love it regardless of logic, as you say. Yes, most certainly regardless of logic, for only then will I grasp its meaning. That's what I've been vaguely aware of for a long time. Half your work is done, Ivan: you love life. Now you must try to do the second half and you are saved." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Being a woman in the pop world, sexuality is half poison and half liberation. What's the line? I don't have a line. I am the most sexually free woman on the planet, and I genuinely am empowered from a very honest place by my sexuality. What's more primal than sex? I mean, it's so honest. If I didn't think I had the talent to back that up, I wouldn't have done it." - Lady Gaga

"Done sayin I'm done playin" - Drake

"It's done, when it's done." - John Carmack

"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

"The first half has gone how I almost half-anticipated." - Jimmy Armfield

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

"Fate is shaped half by expectation, half by inattention." - Amy Tan

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

"Left to himself, man is half beast and half devil." - George Whitefield

"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

"Half the world knows not how the other half lies." - George Herbert

"Half-man, half-beast, all nightmare. The shapeshifter warrior form." - Ilona Andrews

"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

"I'm half-Russian, half-Polish, and all Jewish." - Kim Bodnia

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

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



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