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Half Measures Quotes


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

"In war, groping tactics, half-way measures, lose everything." - Napoleon Bonaparte

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

"No half measures. Some things can't be cut in half. You can't half-love someone. You can't half-betray, or half-lie." - Mark Lawrence

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

"I believe that alternative healing methods are much more than just temporary or half measures." - Andrew Saul

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

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

"This will not be a campaign of half measures, and we will accept no outcome except victory." - George W Bush

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

"They who have been bred in the school of politics fail now and always to face the facts. Their measures are half measures and makeshifts merely. They put off the day of settlement, and meanwhile the debt accumulates." - Henry David Thoreau

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

"Too civil by half." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"Necessity urges desperate measures." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Pakistan's political leadership needs to make a clear choice to fight the Taliban decisively, not with half measures, the burden is on Prime Minister Sharif to show he can unite the country to defend its children." - Bruce Riedel

"Hannibal Lecter: We live in a primitive time - don't we, Will? - neither savage nor wise. Half measures are the curse of it. Any rational society would either kill me or give me my books." - Thomas Harris

"To venture into space we must be strong-willed and determined. We must be fully committed to its exploration and discovery; space permits no half measures and is unforgiving of mistakes." - Henry Joy McCracken

"The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays, is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences." - Winston Churchill

"The era of procrastination, of half-measures, of soothing and baffling expedients, of delays is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences." - Winston Churchill

"We must be honest in acknowledging that neither Germany nor the U.S. has the luxury of assuming that we can skate by on half-measures in Afghanistan and Pakistan and not risk suffering the consequences." - Susan Rice

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

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

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

"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." - 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

"Half of bravery is perspective." - Veronica Roth

"All people are half actors." - Dana Andrews

"Pleasing ware is half sold." - George Herbert

"The wife, or bitter half." - Ambrose Bierce

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

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

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

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

"Confessed faults are half-mended." - Proverbs

"Bewitched is half of everything." - Nelly Sachs

"Desperate times breed desperate measures" - William Shakespeare

"Halfway measures are not enough." - Sarah Brady

"Desperate affairs require desperate measures." - Horatio Nelson

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

"She's half mad and three parts drunk." - William Boyd

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

"The world meets nobody half way." - Charles Lamb

"Happiness has a very short half-life." - Tim Ferriss

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

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

"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

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

"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

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

"Half of my employees are women." - Christie Hefner

"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." - J R R Tolkien

"I am a stranger to half measures. With life I am on the attack, restlessly ferreting out each pleasure, foraging for answers, wringing from it even the pain. I ransack life, hunt it down. I am the hungry peasants storming the palace gates. I will have my share. No matter how it tastes." - Marita Golden

"I can at once refute the statement that the people of the West object to conservation of oil resources. They know that there is a limit to oil supplies and that the time will come when they and the Nation will need this oil much more than it is needed now. There are no half measures in conservation of oil." - Herbert Hoover

"The Israelis have taken a lot of security measures which reduce significantly the ability of Iran to inflict truly severe pain in Israel. But America is vulnerable with 100,000 troops in Iraq and more than half of that in Afghanistan, and we depend heavily on access to Middle Eastern oil. We're sitting targets for debilitating Iranian retaliation." - Zbigniew Brzezinski

"The Book of Daniel is especially fitted to be a battle-ground between faith and unbelief. It admits of no half-way measures. It is either divine or an imposture. The writer, were he not Daniel, must have lied on a most frightful scale." - Edward Bouverie Pusey

"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

"A dry martini,' he said. 'One. In a deep champagne goblet.' ... Just a moment. Three measures of Gordon's, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it's ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon-peel. Got it?" - Ian Fleming

"One cannot ignore half of life for the purposes of science, and then claim that the results of science give a full and adequate picture of the meaning of life. All discussions of 'life' which begin with a description of man's place on a speck of matter in space, in an endless evolutionary scale, are bound to be half-measures, because they leave out most of the experiences which are important to use as human beings." - Colin Wilson

"He that measures not himselfe, is measured." - George Herbert

"Celestial criteria measures service, not status." - Neal A Maxwell

"Sometimes drastic change requires drastic measures." - Veronica Roth

"It is simply service that measures success." - George Washington Carver

"God measures out affliction to our need." - Saint John Chrysostom

"I have opposed measures not men." - Lord Chesterfield

"All bad precedents began as justifiable measures." - Julius Caesar

"Drastic measures is Latin for a whopping." - F. Anstey

"All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures." - Julius Caesar

"The bell that measures time is ringing" - Margaret Atwood

"Democracies can't handle austerity measures very well." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Effective security measures do not come cheap." - Arlen Specter

"Nothing worthwhile comes easily. Half effort does not produce half results, it produces no results." - Hamilton Holt

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

"I have a lot of ideas that I feel are half-formed, or half-way okay." - Joel Edgerton

"The violinist is that peculiarly human phenomenon distilled to a rare potency-half tiger,half poet." - Yehudi Menuhin

"Half of learning is learning. The other half of learning is unlearning." - Mark Batterson

"Look closely at those who patronize you. Half are unfeeling, half untaught." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Half of Louisiana is under water and the other half is under indictment." - Billy Tauzin

"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

"I spent half my money on gambling, alcohol and wild women. The other half I wasted." - W C Fields

"the missing piece my breath my heart my memory me the other half the missing half" - Kami Garcia

"Television: The word is half Greek, half Latin. No good can come of it." - C P Scott

"So much alarmed that she is quite alarming, All Giggle, Blush, half Pertness, and half Pout." - Lord Byron

"Night is the other half of life, and the better half." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Sexuality is half poison and half liberation. What's the line? I don't have a line." - Lady Gaga

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

"So dear night the half of life is, And the fairest half indeed." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"A man spends the first half of his life learning habits that shorten the other half." - Ann Landers

"A City that parlies is half gotten. [A city that parleys is half gotten.]" - George Herbert

"Of course I'm sure half the people there hate me and half the people like me" - Kevin Mitnick

"Bristol Rovers were 4-0 up at half time, with four goals in the first half." - Anthony Adamson

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

"Half of the people lie with their lips; the other half with their tears" - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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

"A speech belongs half to the speaker and half to the listener." - Michel De Montaigne

"The writer after all is only half the book, the other half is the reader." - Lois Lowry

"We spend the second half of our life making up for the first half." - Richard Jeni

"How come, when people wear half shirts, it's always the top half?" - Dana Gould

"Half the people in the world have never made a phone call... half." - William Esrey

"A real gimlet is half gin and half Rose's lime juice and nothing else." - Raymond Chandler

"I'm half Native American and half white so I think I can adjust culturally to anything." - Jacoby Ellsbury

"Half the game is mental; the other half is being mental." - Jim McKenny

"Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half." - Anonymous

"One half of the world knows not how the other half lives." - Proverbs

"O Lyric Love, half angel and half bird, And all a wonder and a wild desire." - Robert Browning

"My guitar is half my life and my wife is the other half." - Huddie Leadbelly Ledbetter

"For words, like Nature, half reveal And half conceal the Soul within." - Alfred Tennyson

"It's midnight. One half of Paris is making love to the other half." - Greta Garbo

"You pierce my soul. I am half agony, half hope...I have loved none but you." - Jane Austen

"Literature flourishes best when it is half a trade and half an art." - William Ralph Inge

"Half the states have stopped making civics and government a requirement for high school. Half." - Sandra Day Oconnor

"I spend half my time comforting the afflicated, and the other half afflicting the comfortable." - Wess Stafford

"Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"My heart is half Puerto Rican, half Canadian. That is how I feel." - Roberto Alomar

"But it is my happiness to be half Welsh, and that the better half." - Richard Cobden

"A smart man only believes half of what he hears, a wise man knows which half." - Jeff Cooper

"Men should only believe half of what women say. But which half?" - Jean Giraudoux

"One half of my life has put the other half in the grave." - Pierre Corneille

"Politeness is only one half good manners and the other half good lying." - Mary Wilson Little

"Remember, half the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their class." - Al Mcguire

"I'm, like, half Norwegian and half Italian... I'm a Londoner more than anything else." - Toby Regbo

"Don't give up at half time. Concentrate on winning the second half." - Bear Bryant



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