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

"I see the glass half full...but of poison." - Woody Allen

"Pardon me for finding the glass half full." - Rupert Giles

"Half-liberty comes with wisdom, full liberty with death." - Austin O'Malley

"I like to look at the glass half full." - Abdallah Ii Of Jordan

"I like to look at the glass half full." - Abdallah II

"I'm very much a glass-half-full person." - Brian Odriscoll

"This living stuff is a lot. Too much, and not enough. Half empty, and half full." - Diane Keaton

"Both half success and half failure must be considered as a full failure!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The glass is always completely full-half air and half liquid." - Mark Millar

"I'm not glass-half-full, glass-half-empty; I'm like, "There's a glass?"" - Damon Lindelof

"We are all full of discourses that we only half understand and half mean." - Rae Armantrout

"A thankful heart is never half-full or half-empty, but always overflowing with love." - Wes Fesler

"Is the glass half full, or half empty? It depends on whether you're pouring, or drinking." - Bill Cosby

"Is the glass half empty, half full, or twice as large as it needs to be?" - Anonymous

"I think you gotta look at stuff half-full as opposed to half-empty." - Pauly Shore

"To me, the glass is always half full, never half empty." - Eddie Money

"Age-old question: Is the glass half empty or half full? Answer: Who cares? Does it really matter whether the glass is half full or half empty? The issue is whether it quenches your thirst." - Larry Winget

"Whether a glass is half full or half empty depends on the attitude of the person looking at it." - Anonymous

"To me, the glass is half-empty some days and half-full on others. Sometimes it's bone-dry. Or overflowing." - Mary Alice Monroe

"Glass half empty, glass half full. Well, either way you won't be going thirsty, count your blessings not your flaws..." - Lauren Aquilina

"I think everyone has the same question on their mind: Is the glass half-full or half-empty?" - Oliver Stone

"Half full, half empty, what the hell difference does it make? If there's something in the damn glass, drink it." - Nora Roberts

"My life is only half full When I receive. My heart is completely full Only when I give." - Sri Chinmoy

"I like to see the glass as half full, hopefully of jack daniels." - Darynda Jones

"I see the glass half full and thank God for what I have." - Ana Monnar

"I think that the vice president is a person reflecting a half-glass-full mentality." - George W Bush

"Please don't look at the part of the glass that is only half full." - George W Bush

"The glasses were half full, which meant that the guests were completely so" - Guy De Maupassant

"A life lived at less than its full potential is a life half wasted." - Tony Clark

"You can't look at a glass half full or empty if it's overflowing." - Kanye West

"I'm a pessimistic person, I see the glass half empty even when it's full." - Nigahiga

"I'm afraid my glass is no longer half full because I drank most of it." - Lawrence Fagg

"I don't play full court anymore. I just play half-court." - John Ashcroft

"The cup of Ireland's misery has been overflowing for centuries and is not yet half full." - Boyle Roche

"My dad's half-Lebanese, my mom is full Lebanese. I'm three-quarters Lebanese. Irish-Lebanese." - Tom Shadyac

"One day, someone showed me a glass of water that was half full. And he said, "Is it half full or half empty?" So I drank the water. No more problem." - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"One day, someone showed me a glass of water that was half full. And he said, Is it half full or half empty? So I drank the water. No more problem." - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"Some people think of the glass as half full. Some people think of the glass as half empty. I think of the glass as too big." - George Carlin

"Half my life is full of sorrow, Half of joy, still fresh and new; One of these lives is a fancy, But the other one is true." - Adelaide Anne Procter

"You're the type who thinks of the glass as being half full, instead of half empty. "No," she said, "I'm just grateful for the glass." - Richard Paul Evans

"It doesn't matter if the glass is half empty or half full. Be grateful you have a glass - your the only person that can decide what's in it." - Gurbaksh Chahal

"A pessimist looks at his glass and says it is half empty; an optimist looks at it and says it is half full." - Josiah Stamp

"It doesn't matter if the glass is half full or half empty. I am gonna drink it through this crazy straw." - Joey Comeau

"Some people see the cup as half empty. Some people see the cup as half full. I see the cup as too large." - George Carlin

"Success is a matter of viewpoint. The pessimist sees the bottle as half empty. The optimist sees it as half full." - Joe Karbo

"Half my life is full of sorrow, Half of joy, still fresh and new; One of these lives is a fancy, But the other one is true." - Adelaide Anne Procter

"If general perception changes from seeing the glass as 'half-full' to seeing it as 'half empty' there are major innovative opportunities." - Peter Drucker

"I never look at the glass as half empty or half full. I look to see who is pouring the water and deal with them." - Mark Cuban

"Doesn't matter if the glass is half-empty or half-full. All that matters is that you are the one pouring the water." - Mark Cuban

"Stop asking if the glass is half full or half empty. Instead ask "What's in it? How did it get there? What can I do with it?"" - David Kaufman

"The glass is neither half empty nor half full. It's simply larger than it needs to be. It is easier to get forgiveness than permission" - Grace Hopper

"Some people see the glass half full. Others see it half empty. I see a glass that's twice as big as it needs to be." - George Carlin

"Some see the glass half full, some see it half empty, and some see it crawling with toxic alien parasites who want to devour your pancreas." - James Alan Gardner

"I've always been a glass-half-full as opposed to a glass-half-empty, and the day that changes is the day I should leave." - John Key

"If we talk about the glass being half empty or half full, I want to know what does the glass look like from underneath the table?" - Brad Thor

"Service or giving is the other side of receiving. Giving and receiving is a full circle: a full circle feels more natural than a half circle." - Laura Huxley

"I'm a confirmed negaholic. I don't just see a glass that's half full and call it half-empty; I see a glass that's completely full and worry that someone's going to tip it over." - Peter Mcwilliams

"Anything was better than nothing. Half-full was better than empty. Ignorance was the lowest form of humiliation and suffering." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"Glasgow is still full of churches built in the last century. Half of them have been turned into warehouses." - Alasdair Gray

"My glass is not only half-full, it holds five-hundred-dollar-a-bottle Dom Perignon champagne." - Suzanne Brockmann

"Sweet, crazy conversations full of half sentences, daydreams and misunderstandings more thrilling than understanding could ever be." - Toni Morrison

"Half an hour's meditation each day is essential, except when you are busy. Then a full hour is needed." - Saint Francis De Sales

"Why e-mail a full emotional statement when, instead, you can text a totally insignificant and ambiguous half-considered phrase?" - Jami Attenberg

"I always see the glass as half full and prefer to look on the bright side of life." - Alli Simpson

"Conversation in real life is full of half-finished sentences and overlapping talk. Why shouldn't painting be too?" - Edgar Degas

"It's difficult to be at events with a room full of women who weigh half as much as you do." - Lindsey Vonn

"Of course I look at the glass half full. The only time I would look at it half empty is when I think about how good the first half tasted." - Drew Deyoung

"I got about half the time I wanted to write poetry. I got about half the time I needed to be a father. So there is something in adulthood that has to do with accepting the half of things, allowing a renunciation of the other half, accepting half a basket instead of a full basket." - Robert Bly

"My kids and I figured out that there's a third kind of person, and I do' know what you call them, but it's somebody who sees that the glass is always full because it's half full with water and half full with nothing, so that's the third kind of person. I do' know what it is." - Louis C K

"My kids and I figured out that there's a third kind of person, and I don't know what you call them, but it's somebody who sees that the glass is always full because it's half full with water and half full with nothing, so that's the third kind of person. I don't know what it is." - Louis C K

"HIPPOGRIFF, n. An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin. The griffin was a compound creature, half lion and half eagle. The hippogriff was, therefore, only one quarter eagle, which is $2.50 in gold. Zoology is full of surprises." - Ambrose Bierce

"Hippogriff, n. An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin. The griffin was itself a compound creature, half lion and half eagle. The hippogriff was actually, therefore, only one-quarter eagle, which is two dollars and fifty cents in gold. The study of zoology is full of surprises." - Ambrose Bierce

"I'm a positive thinker and actor. I look at a glass; a negative person sees the glass and says: too bad it's half empty... I look at the same glass and say: Hallelujah!! It's half full!!!" - Maya Angelou

"99% of the people in the world would say there's something that they'd like to change about their lives, because nothing's perfect, and nobody's perfect. I suppose I could look at the glass half-empty instead of as half-full." - Morris Chestnut

"...she was a level-headed woman who saw the glass as neither half empty nor half full, but rather a glass with something in it and room to pour in more..." - Joanne Fluke

"I'm supposed to figure out if the glass is half full or half empty," I told her. Without a moment's hesitation, in a split second, my grandmother shrugged and said: "It depends on if you're drinking or pouring." - Bill Cosby

"An optimist will tell you the glass is half-full; the pessimist, half-empty; and the engineer will tell you the glass is twice the size it needs to be." - Oscar Wilde

"I'm supposed to figure out if the glass is half full or half empty," I told her. Without a moment's hesitation, in a split second, my grandmother shrugged and said: "It depends on if you're drinking or pouring." - Bill Cosby

"When you have good friends you've been around, every time they talk, you don't give them your full attention. You don't look them in the eye and stop. Half the time, you're listening, half the time, you are ignoring them." - Matthew Mcconaughey

"Seeing the glass as half empty is more positive than seeing it as half full. Through such a lens the only choice is to pour more. That is righteous pessimism" - Criss Jami

"Remember to look at your glass half full and not half empty. A lot of my strength comes from God. God has given me a gift - the gift of life - and it's amazing that I live each day." - Mattie Stepanek

"She was always like that: grateful for life itself. Her glass was not only half full, it was gold plated with a permanent refill." - Sarah Winman

"My first published novel, American Rust, took three and a half years of full-time work to write. But I wrote two apprentice novels before that." - Philipp Meyer

"There are three words I like to repeat to myself: glass half full. Just to remind myself to be grateful for everything I have." - Goldie Hawn

"If my cup won't hold but a pint and yourn holds a quart, wouldn't ye be mean not to let me have my little half-measure full?" - Sojourner Truth

"There was that half-smirk again, playing around his lips, as if he was deciding whether the situation was amusing enough to warrant a full smile." - Alexandra Adornetto

"The only sport I really get into is snowboarding. Cause that's the only sport where they perform a half pipe just after smoking a full pipe." - Bill Maher

"My solo albums were each like a half-finished puzzle; they represented only the beginning of a full picture. Simply put, they were inadequate and incomplete." - Grace Slick

"Some people look at a glass and see it as half-full. Others look at a glass and call it a dragon." - Jon Stewart

"The next time someone tells you, "The Church is full of a bunch of hypocrites." You can respond, "You don't even know the half of it."" - Kevin Deyoung

"Monopoly or the full control of supply, and hence of price, by a single firm was the ultimate security. But there were many very habitable half-way houses." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"Nought but a lovely sighing of the wind Along the reedy stream; a half-heard strain, Full of sweet desolation-balmy pain." - John Keats

"I always look at things half full and definitely see a change in how things are going as far as black actresses and their opportunities." - Kimberly Elise

"There are so many little places I want to play, sometimes weird places I think would be fun to play... a bar that's half full." - Julian Casablancas

"You don't want to get too ahead of yourself and go out thinking you can play stadiums every night, and they end up being about half-full." - Jason Aldean

"In Illinois, where legislators are paid $45,000, plus as much as $10,000 for leadership work, about half are full-time politicians." - Bill Dedman

"I have the ability, no matter what's going on in my life, to find something - my cup is always half full." - Sarah Mclachlan

"My first published novel, 'American Rust,' took three and a half years of full-time work to write. But I wrote two apprentice novels before that." - Philipp Meyer

"I know a lot of people that had one cancer that are not alive today. I've had three. So my glass is much more than half full." - Hamilton Jordan

"How often one reads a contemporary full-length novel and thinks quietly, mutinously, that it would have worked out better at half or a third the length." - Ian Mcewan

"That's the fun thing about fashion: it changes. One day, we're into short, the next we're into full length for day, or half short and long." - Jason Wu

"I have never met a successful person who talked about failing. The glass is always half full. I don't even like being around negative talkers." - Sir Mixalot

"Today a minimum wage earner has to work a day and a half just to pay for a full tank of gas. That is simply shameful." - Bill Pascrell

"If I need to cheer myself up, I will put on some fabulous '40s musical on video. But I'm very lucky; I seldom get depressed. Without question, I'm a 'glass half full' person. In fact, it's three-quarters full!" - Joan Collins

"I believe if we had half our companies and half our countries run by women, and half our homes run by men, things would be better. We know our companies would be more productive. If you use the full talents of the population, you're more productive. We know our homes would be happier." - Sheryl Sandberg

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

"There are, it has been said, two types of people in the world. There are those who, when presented with a glass that is exactly half full, say: this glass is half full. And then there are those who say: this glass is half empty. The world belongs, however, to those who can look at the glass and say: What's up with this glass? Excuse me? Excuse me? This is my glass? I don't think so. My glass was full! And it was a bigger glass! Who's been pinching my beer?" - Terry Pratchett

"There are, it has been said, two types of people in the world. There are those who, when presented with a glass that is exactly half full, say: this glass is half full. And then there are those who say: this glass is half empty. The world belongs, however, to those who can look at the glass and say: What's up with this glass? Excuse me? Excuse me? This is my glass? I don't think so. My glass was full! And it was a bigger glass!" - Terry Pratchett

"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

"REVOLUTION, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment. . . . the substitution of the rule of an Administration for that of a Ministry, whereby the welfare and happiness of the people were advanced a full half-inch." - Ambrose Bierce

"Heart's ease! one could look for half a day Upon this flower, and shape in fancy out Full twenty different tales of love and sorrow, That gave this gentle name." - Mary Howitt

"I hate how many people think "glass half-empty" when their glass is really four-fifths full. I'm grateful when I have one drop in the glass because I know exactly what to do with it." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"People who live under fascism are not only miserable but they're full of shame. You just don't go in and inject democracy into them. They're half crazy with their own..." - Norman Mailer

"Until the sky is the limit [for women], as it is for men, men as well as women will suffer, because all society is affected when half of it is denied equal opportunity for full development." - Mary Barnett Gilson

"What I am arguing, in effect, is that the full democratic system of the second half of the fifth century B.C. would not have been introduced had there been no Athenian empire." - Moses Finley

"My mom was an enthusiastic, positive, glass-is-half-full type of person and that is how I live my life and I owe that to her. She was an amazing woman." - Kliff Kingsbury

"I've not been able to avoid periods of time where I felt super-lonely. Luckily, I have a side that is able to always see the glass as half-full." - Will Ferrell

"We cannot succeed when half of us are held back. We call upon our sisters around the world to be brave, to embrace the strength within themselves and realize their full potential." - Malala Yousafzai

"It's a full moon here tonight, which makes me think of you. Because, I know that no matter what I am doing or where I am, this moon will always be the same size as yours, half a world away." - Nicholas Sparks

"It wasn't that Nanny Ogg sang badly. It was just that she could hit notes which, when amplified by a tin bath half full of water, ceased to be sound and became some sort of invasive presence." - Terry Pratchett

"The writer's life [is] full of frailty and defeat like any other life. What counts is the work. Yet the work can quite easily be buried, or half-buried, by the life." - Julian Barnes

"As an optimist, I choose to be glass-half-full about [Donald Trump] while still very cautiously appreciating and understanding the fear that a lot of our fellow citizens have." - Margaret Hoover

"My mother, because of her life, had almost a contradictory way of viewing life. She had this great zest and joy for life and I think that I have that. The glass is always half full for me." - Sherry Lansing

"Carolyn Maloney is really constantly thinking, "How do we improve things?" You know, sees the glass always half-full, and you have to be an optimist to work in Washington. So that's what I - we admire so much about her." - Eleanor Smeal

"I came to America when I was seven and a half in 91. I think the first full length book in English that I read was Return to Oz when I was nine years old." - Mila Kunis

"What I am arguing, in effect, is that the full democratic system of the second half of the fifth century B.C. would not have been introduced had there been no Athenian empire." - Moses I. Finley

"For as this appalling ocean surrounds the verdant land, so in the soul of man there lies one insular Tahiti, full of peace and joy, but encompassed by all the horrors of the half known life." - Herman Melville

"Most everybody who's Italian is half Italian. Except me. I'm all Italian. I'm mostly Sicilian, and I have a little bit of Neapolitan in me. You get your full dose with me." - Al Pacino

"In America most everybody who's Italian is half Italian. Except me. I'm all Italian. I'm mostly Sicilian, and I have a little bit of Neapolitan in me. You get your full dose with me." - Al Pacino

"No one missed more basketball in the history of NBA than I did. I played 14 seasons, on the roster for 14 years, and I missed more than nine-and-a-half full seasons." - Bill Walton

"We should recognize that on the day that we are born, our glass is half full. In America your chance to fill your glass the rest of the way up is greater than it is anyplace else on this planet." - Steve King

"I was raising a child full time, sharing the responsibility with his mom. He lived with me half the time, so I chose not to go away and make certain movies." - Michael Keaton

"Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half empty one are contained in that word." - Alan K Simpson

"I was 30 when 9/11 happened and I had lived exactly 15 years of life in America, so I was half American. I was a full-fledged New Yorker." - Mohsin Hamid

"Turkey and Brazil, though half a world apart geographically, have much in common. Both are large countries that spent long years under military dominance, but have broken with that history and made decisive steps towards full democracy." - Stephen Kinzer

"My own life has in some ways been a decades-long tour of the sibling experience. I have full sibs, I have half-sibs, and for a time I had step-sibs." - Jeffrey Kluger

"People tell me, "You're such an optimist". Am I an optimist? An optimist says the glass is half full. A pessimist says the glass is half empty. A survivalist is practical. He says, "Call it what you want, but just fill the glass." I believe in filling the glass." - Louis Zamperini

"Pessimists, we're told, look at a glass containing 50% air and 50% water and see it as half empty. Optimists, in contrast, see it as half full. Engineers, of course, understand the glass is twice as big as it needs to be." - Bob Lewis

"It's not whether the glass is half empty or half full, it's who is pouring the water. The key in business and success at any endeavor is doing your best to control your destiny. You can't always do it, but you have to take every opportunity you can to be as prepared as-and ahead of-the competition as you possibly can be." - Mark Cuban

"There is an old cliche, 'You can see the glass half empty, or you can see it half full.' You can focus on what's wrong in your life, or you can focus on what's right. But whatever you focus on, you're going to get more of. Creation is an extension of thought. Think lack, and you get lack. Think abundance, and you get more." - Marianne Williamson

"It seems that once you achieve something large, the target on your back grows. But I always want to look at life as the glass is half full versus half empty. My father taught me this at an early age - that God is faithful (Romans 8:28), and that in the midst of hardship or attack, God has your back." - David A R White

"To the optimist, the glass is half full. To the pessimist, the glass is half empty. To the engineer, the glass is twice as big as it needs to be. Design is how you treat your customers. If you treat them well from an environmental, emotional, and aesthetic standpoint, you're probably doing good design." - Yves Behar

"Poetry has the virtue of being able to say twice as much as prose in half the time, and the drawback, if you do not give it your full attention, of seeming to say half as much in twice the time." - Christopher Fry

"When I was growing up, Forest Park was full of integrated families. It was amazing. One my best friends was Vietnamese. Another one was half-Mexican, half-black. Another one was from Colombia. Another one was born in the U.S., but his mom was from Germany and spoke with a German accent. So we all had multiple identities." - Dinaw Mengestu

"We did some soul-searching. Was the cable industry obsolete? Was it an opportune time to get out? Our conclusion was that if you rebuilt your system with this new fiber-optic coaxial hybrid - which we now call broadband - the glass was half full, not half empty. We could compete." - Brian Roberts

"There are lots of things, including changing the kind of inner dialog, that can mitigate anxiety. And yes, there are people who have the glass half full and glass half empty, and I'm afraid the glass is going to break and I'll cut myself on the shards." - Scott Stossel

"Last but not least, I would say you should have big dreams, full dreams, not half dreams. You know, it's very simple. You can't put a large box in a small box. Well, you cannot put a full life in a small dream box." - Elias Zerhouni

"Flowers should be viewed when half open, wine should be drunk only to subtle intoxication; there is great fun in this. If you view flowers in full bloom and drink to drunkenness, it becomes a bad experience. Those who are living to the full should think about this." - Zicheng Hong



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