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Half Hour Quotes

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"One fool will deny more truth in half an hour than a wise man can prove in seven years." - Coventry Patmore

"What would be the use of immortality to a person who cannot use well a half an hour?" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I would never read a book if it were possible for me to talk half an hour with the man who wrote it." - Woodrow Wilson

"Doing a half-hour TV show is a dream." - Julia Louis-Dreyfus

"Doing a half-hour TV show is a dream" - Julia Louis-Dreyfus

"We talked filth for a pleasant half hour." - William Boyd

"In half an hour, I'll know more than you do." - Alfred Delp

"She loved him absolutely, perhaps for half an hour." - E M Forster

"His finest hour lasted a minute and a half." - Phyllis Diller

"Doing a half-hour TV show is a dream." - Julia Louisdreyfus

"Everyone has a mad half-hour once a month." - Geri Halliwell

"Comedies are often half-hour programs and then drama and action series are often an hour." - Lucy Lawless

"It wasn't my finest hour. It wasn't even my finest half hour." - Bill Clinton

"Every Christian needs a half-hour of prayer each day, except when he is busy, then he needs an hour." - Saint Francis De Sales

"I don't often spend more than half an hour in prayer at one time, but I never go more than half an hour without praying." - Smith Wigglesworth

"I am not menopausal. I just wanted half an hour alone. Is that too much to ask? A crappy half hour!" - Janet Evanovich

"Conran's Law of Housework - it expands to fill the time available plus half an hour." - Shirley Conran

"It is always so, every pleasure comes exactly half an hour too late - Life! Life!" - Emily Eden

"And mind, with my heart in't; and now farewell Till half an hour hence." - William Shakespeare

"Do 40 hard minutes, not an hour and a half of nonsense." - Jason Statham

"Ireland is a small but insuppressible island half an hour nearer the sunset than Great Britain." - Tom Kettle

"Always half an hour a day where it's just me and my yoga mat." - Karen Walker

"In half hour my mother has managed to give me what my father couldn't: my past." - Jodi Picoult

"And mind, with my heart in't; and now farewell Till half an hour hence." - William Shakespeare

"A mind once cultivated will not lie fallow for half an hour." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"A mind once cultivated will not lie fallow for half an hour." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"I'm a fan of half-hour shows that can be both funny and dramatic." - Hank Stuever

"May you get to Heaven a half hour before the Devil knows you're dead." - Proverbs

"I'll look for you when the war is over, An hour and a half from now!" - Tom Lehrer

"I once saw a film where the main character didn't speak for the first half hour." - Peter Greenaway

"... like us? Counting up the minutes - have we spent half an hour together?" - Peter Greenaway

"If the poet spun for half an hour daily, his poetry would gain in richness." - Mahatma Gandhi

"TV makes it so easy to postpone living for another half hour." - Bill Mckibben

"The good watercolors take a lifetime - plus a half an hour." - Toni Onley

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

"With any half-hour comedy, it kind of takes on its own life and finds itself." - Seth Macfarlane

"My hour for tea is half-past five, and my buttered toast waits for nobody." - Wilkie Collins

"I was allowed to meet my family every two weeks for a half hour." - Mordechai Vanunu

"I would consider a half hour sitcom if the script was good." - Sela Ward

"Women's tennis is two sets of rubbish that lasts only half an hour." - Pat Cash

"I love TV. I think I'd do a half-hour single-camera comedy." - Lauren Graham

"I cannot stand for more than half an hour in one place." - Lech Walesa

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

"It would be a shame for me if I were to become 'Mr. Half-Hour Sitcom.'" - Martin Freeman

"I'm always exhausted after a show, even if it's just half an hour." - Tove Lo

"A half-hour walk is the most beneficial thing you can do for your ailments." - Ernie J Zelinski

"u201Che G-minor Symphony consists of eight remarkable measures surrounded by a half-hour of banality." - Glenn Gould

"You can't make people laugh for more than half an hour and be consistent." - Hal Roach

"I'm a keen runner, so I try to fit in a half hour every other day." - Olly Murs

"I ride a recumbent bike for half an hour every day." - Don Rickles

"You know, for one glorious half hour, I was the mother of the president-elect." - Barbara Bush

"What I recommend is this: after you've talked to everybody, go take a nap! Take a nap. Your body really needs to sleep. It's like washing your face. If you can't afford a three-hour nap, do a one-hour nap. If you can't afford a one-hour nap, do half an hour. If you can't afford half an hour, do fifteen minutes." - Sandra Cisneros

"Honestly, one-hour drama is the hardest format there is. I think it's harder than movies, and it's harder than half-hour comedy." - Alexis Denisof

"I have wrought my simple plan If I give one hour of joy To the boy who's half a man, Or the man who's half a boy." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"I have wrought my simple plan If I give one hour of joy To the boy who's half a man, Or the man who's half a boy." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"At first it was impressive, but after half and hour deadly monotonous. It was like everything German - overdone." - Evelyn Waugh

"The last hour from midnight had lost half its quarters, and the stars went lifting up the great minutes..." - Clemence Housman

"If you can't spot the sucker in your first half hour at the table, then you ARE the sucker." - Mike McDermott

"The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse." - Helen Keller

"If you can't spot the sucker in the first half an hour at the table, then you are the sucker." - Matt Damon

"Set aside half an hour every day to do all your worrying; then take a nap during this period." - Anonymous

"If only for a half hour a day, a child should do something serviceable to the community." - George Bernard Shaw

"A blogger is an average person who happens to have a need to count his friends every half hour." - Robert Breault

"Just write a little bit every day. Even if it's for only half an hour - write, write, write." - Madeleine L'Engle

"The absolute minimum for effective exercise is three times a week on alternate days for at least half an hour." - Jane Fonda

"The best way to economize time is to 'lose' half an hour each day attending Holy Mass." - Frederic Ozanam

"Give me a 6 pack, half-hour of rest and lets go play them again - We can beat them." - Jack Lambert

"If only for a half hour a day, a child should do something serviceable to the community" - George Bernard Shaw

"If you write a half hour a day it makes a lot of writing year by year." - Gertrude Stein

"Rick Steiner is so stupid, it takes him an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes." - Jim Cornette

"My children are babies and my husband has scarcely half an hour in 24 to give me." - Julia Ward Howe

"I've never been swimming, and that's because it's never been more than half an hour since I last ate." - Artie Lange

"We allude to the short prose narrative, requiring from a half hour to one or two hours in its perusal" - Edgar Allan Poe

"It is better to be doing the most insignificant thing than to reckon even a half-hour insignificant." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"For me, preparing the canvas takes longer than painting. The actual painting takes about half an hour." - Katherine Bernhardt

"If you can't write your song in half an hour, you're in trouble - which is always true." - Garth Hudson

"What would be the use of immortality to a person who cannot use well a half an hour." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A blogger is an average person who happens to have a need to count his friends every half hour." - Robert Brault

"And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour." - Bible

"Two people cannot be alone together for upwards of half an hour without one emerging as the superior." - Lord Chesterfield

"Be short in all religious exercises. Better leave the people longing than loathing. No conversion after the first half hour." - Nathaniel Emmons

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

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

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

"We never could have performed live for an hour and a half every week if we were doing drugs." - Chevy Chase

"You're going very fast when you're on orbit, going around the world once every hour and a half." - Robert Crippen

"You can't expect to take a definitive image in half an hour. It takes days, often years." - Fay Godwin

"I run a lot. I love running. I try to run at least half an hour a day." - Elisabeth Harnois

"Take the time to write. You can do your life's work in half an hour a day." - Robert Hass

"Although we followed that hyena for the best part of half an hour, we never caught up with it." - Louis Leakey

"If I have half an hour to spare, I just have to hit the shops. And I can get overexcited." - Dorothy Atkinson

"It takes me, like, half an hour to write the lyrics for a song. They just come out." - Sia

"I had stories that needed more space than the hour and a half or two hours a movie gives you." - Manuel Puig

"To preach more than half an hour, a man should be an angel himself or have angels for hearers." - George Whitefield

"When I get up, I have a cup of coffee, surf the Internet, then do a half-hour run." - Katarina Witt

"At weekends, I've been going on long but steady-paced four-and-a-half-hour bike rides." - Denise Van Outen

"When I was doing half-hour shows, I loved it and was preparing myself for the hour shows. Then when I did the hour shows, I was preparing myself for the specials and features." - Richard Donner

"And so, from hour to hour, we ripe and ripe. And then, from hour to hour, we rot and rot; And thereby hangs a tale." - William Shakespeare

"The darkest hour has only sixty minutes." - Morris Mandel

"Memento mori-remember death! These are important words. If we kept in mind that we will soon inevitably die, our lives would be completely different. If a person knows that he will die in a half hour, he certainly will not bother doing trivial, stupid, or, especially, bad things during this half hour. Perhaps you have half a century before you die-what makes this any different from a half hour?" - Leo Tolstoy

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

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

"Pleasing ware is half sold." - George Herbert

"I can remember times coming home from a chess club at four in the morning when I was half asleep and half dead and forcing myself to pray an hour and study (the Bible) an hour. You know, I was half out of my head-stoned almost." - Bobby Fischer

"I can remember times coming home from a chess club at four in the morning when I was half asleep and half dead and forcing myself to pray an hour and study (the Bible) an hour. You know, I was half out of my head-stoned almost." - Bobby Fischer

"My favorite part of podcasting is running my mouth for an hour. The only time I dont like it is when Im off. Then that hour feels like a day and a half." - Bill Burr

"Meanwhile, there is dancing in yonder green bower, A swarm of young midges, they dance high and low; 'Tis a sweet little species that lives but one hour, And the eldest was born half an hour ago." - Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

"I just play, just you know, If i just sit down with the guitar and just do whatever for, you know, an half an hour or an hour whatever. That's pretty much, that should do it for me." - Slash

"It [live performance] is just very difficult. Doing an hour, hour and a half of live standup is an endurance test. You almost have to do it every day to stay up on it." - Steve Martin

"Performing music is a way to do comedy, but without the obligation to do a solid hour, hour and half of a standup. I could intersperse it with music, so it became a really good format for me." - Steve Martin

"I like to tell old jokes on stage after about an hour, or an hour and a half. I'll bring those old ones back because the fans love them." - Gabriel Iglesias

"If I am to speak ten minutes, I need a week for preparation; if fifteen minutes, three days; if half an hour, two days; if an hour, I am ready now." - Woodrow Wilson

"I have a half an hour warm-up I do that my voice teacher gave me. I exercise at least for an hour during the day. I don't have any superstitious rituals or anything like that." - Josh Young

"The great sadness of my life is that I never achieved the hour newscast, which would not have been twice as good as the half-hour newscast, but many times as good." - Walter Cronkite

"I watch movies and sports. I can count on the fingers of my hand the number of times I have watched an hour show. I never watch a half-hour show, and I never watch myself." - William Shatner

"I've come to feel that if I can't make something happen in under an hour and a half, it's not going to happen in a compelling way in a three-hour play." - Sam Shepard

"I think the challenge in hour television or half-hour television is that the more it's around, certainly on commercial television, the less time you have to tell stories these days, because the more commercials they're putting in." - Scott Bakula

"My favorite part of podcasting is running my mouth for an hour. The only time I don't like it is when I'm off. Then that hour feels like a day and a half." - Bill Burr

"If you drink O'Douls, you don't drink; but if you drink 20 O'Douls in a half hour, then you're a non-alcoholic." - Mitch Hedberg

"...I'm a slave to this leaf in a diary that lists what I must do, what I must say, every half hour." - Golda Meir

"Meet me in the courtyard in half an hour, then," said Will. "I'll wake Cyril. And be prepared to swoon at my finery." - Cassandra Clare

"It doesn't matter if a cave has been in darkness for 10,000 years or half an hour, once you light a match it is illuminated." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"I'd rather spend half an hour in the company of a top carpenter, than three hours in the company of an average brain surgeon" - Winston Churchill

"Allow your head to be quiet. Allow it to be still. Just for an hour and half. Just deal with your body & your breath." - Colin Farrell

"I trudged around on the muddy river bottom for half an hour, patiently waiting to drown, before giving up and slogging my way back to shore." - MaryJanice Davidson

"Live, it's just the free flow and the energy and the excitement. It's a one-off and you have that adrenaline for an hour and a half." - Zakk Wylde

"Meet me in the courtyard in half an hour, then," said Will. "I"ll wake Cyril. And be prepared to swoon at my finery." - Cassandra Clare

"I never wore a single fedora filming L.A. Noire. It took about an hour and a half to do the hair - it was a very precise process." - Aaron Staton

"I do love America. And LA is a very short commute to America its like half an hour on the plane." - Craig Ferguson

"You run for forty-five minutes, you train for an hour and a half, and the rest of the time you hang out and talk tough" - Randall Cobb

"We covered so much ground on Thursday night that it took us half and hour. I'm not trying to look for excuses but that's the reality." - George Boateng

"Rage and frenzy will pull down more in half an hour than prudence, deliberation, and foresight can build up in a hundred years." - Edmund Burke

"Because a poem is not written while running or while answering the phone. It's written in whatever minutes one has. Sometimes you have half an hour." - Sharon Olds

"When you say Yes, say it quickly. But always take a half hour to say No, so you can understand the other fellow's side." - Francis Spellman

"Listen, here's the thing. If you can't spot the sucker in the first half hour at the table, then you ARE the sucker." - Matt Damon

"If things go right, I'll be there about a week, and if things don't go right, I'll be there about an hour and a half!" - Rodney Dangerfield

"The truly incredible thing is were realizing that you can perform a two-and-a-half-hour gig without being high and still have a fantastic time." - Stevie Nicks

"Your favorite volhv showed up half an hour ago, complaining about his lack of sleep and stupid gods. He says he brought his Batman belt." - Ilona Andrews

"The beauty of a really good movie is that it's a whole world, complete in an hour and a half or two hours." - Frank Spotnitz

"I didn't have a stage mom at all. I was the one who planned out my auditions and drove myself an hour and a half into the city." - Nina Dobrev

"Our sports are totally different, if Lance Armstrong himself were to come and train with us he'd be completely exhausted after half and hour." - Joachim Low

"Start at once a bedside library and spend the last half hour of the day in communion with the saints of humanity." - William Osler

"An effective speaker can do more damage or more good in a well-stated minute than an angry klutz could do in half an hour." - Dick Cavett

"I would rather stare at the wall for half an hour than watch an episode of any of the 53,801 Australian soap operas now cluttering up UK TV." - Terry Pratchett

"As they used to say on Stingray, 'Anything can happen in the next half hour'. I've always tried to live with that thought in mind." - John Cooper Clarke

"I'm a slave to this leaf in a diary that lists what I must do, what I must say, every half hour." - Golda Meir

"[E-mail sent half an hour after terrorist attack, 11 September 2001:] It's now a very good day to get out anything we want to bury." - Jo Moore

"When you do say Yes, say it quickly. But always take a half hour to say No, so you can understand the other fellow's side." - Francis Cardinal Spellman

"You know you're rich when you have to drive for a half hour to get to your house once you're on your property." - Chris Rock

"I'm staying in a lovely hotel, dressing robe behind the door, lovely fluffy sheets - took me a half an hour getting my suitcase closed." - Frank Carson



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