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Half Sister Quotes


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

"Because she is my sister, and therefore one half of me." - Mary Boleyn

"[My half-sister] Ella and I always were much closer as basic types; we're dominant people, and [my other half-sister] Mary has always been mild and quiet, almost shy." - Malcolm X

"Sister, they send you out for one and you bring back two... and a half. Such a clever girl." - Stephenie Meyer

"Fuss is half-sister to hurry, and neither of them can do anything without getting in their own way." - Josh Billings

"If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone?" - Jodi Picoult

"To-morrow yet would reap to-day, As we bear blossoms of the dead; Earn well the thrifty months, nor wed Raw Haste, half-sister to Delay." - Alfred Tennyson

"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 G. Rohatyn

"Confessed faults are half-mended." - Proverbs

"Half the American people never read a newspaper. Half never vote for President - the same half?" - Gore Vidal

"Thalia blushed. "Hi, Lord Apollo." Zeus's girl, yes? Makes you my half sister. Used to be a tree, didn't you? Glad you're back. I hate it when pretty girls turn into trees. Man, I remember one time-" - Rick Riordan

"Sister Maria Martinez whom I believe I've mentioned before has been giving me cooking classes. Today I learned how to bake mean banana bread. The secret apparently is half a cup of dark rum." - Adele Griffin

"I'll bet you anything you like that half an hour after they have met, they will be calling each other sister. Women only do that when they have called each other a lot of other things first." - Oscar Wilde

"Because of my two films - one was about my half-sister (Kati with an I) and the next one featured my cousin (Fake It So Real) - I was hesitant to start with someone so close." - Robert Greene

"I'll bet you anything you like that half an hour after they have met, they will be calling each other sister. Women only do that when they have called each other a lot of other things first." - Oscar Wilde

"When I was growing up, I wanted to be my half-sister Lucy. She was 14 years older than me and was impossibly glamorous. I grew up in awe of her." - Emilia Fox

"The only siblings I have are half-siblings. My nuclear family would have been an extra-suffocating threesome. Instead, I have an interesting brother and sister, in-laws, and darling nephews." - Jane Smiley

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

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

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

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

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

"Half the battle is just showing up." - Stephen Hawking

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

"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

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

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

"Loving one another is half of wisdom." - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

"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

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

"The heart is half a prophet." - Proverbs

"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

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

"He raised his eyes. "Sister. See. This time I knew you." Asha's heart skipped a beat. "Theon?" His lips skinned back in what might have been a grin. Half his teeth were gone, and half those still left him were broken and splintered. "Theon," he repeated. "My name is Theon. You have to know your name." - George R R Martin

"Am I really admitting that my sister is determined to marry a man she has only seen once and doesn't much like the look of? It is half real and half pretense - and I have an idea that it is a game most girls play when they meet an eligible young men. They just...wonder." - Dodie Smith

"[My mother is] a half-Chinese, half-Jamaican woman, who grew up the ninth of nine kids, getting a law degree from Harvard. Academically brilliant, but also incredibly strong-willed and ethical. My mother was like that, my sister is, and my wife is too." - Harry Connick Jr

"The man is only half himself, the other half is his expression." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I'd spent half of my life crying, the other half refusing to cry" - Jean-Claude Izzo

"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

"One half the world must sweat and groan that the other half may dream." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

"Dachshund: A half-a-dog high and a dog-and-a-half long." - H L Mencken

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

"Believe only half of the praise and half of the criticism." - Charles Spurgeon

"Half light, half shade, She stood, a sight to make an old man young." - Alfred Tennyson

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

"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

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

"the not-so-bookish librarian was half angel, half she-devil, so sayeth the rumor mill." - Ellen Hopkins

"Half the world does not know how the other half lives." - Francois Rabelais

"My first band, Kid Wicked, we did half covers and half originals." - Sebastian Bach

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

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

"After a goalless first half, the score at half time is 0-0." - Brian Moore

"Images flashed through his mind. He saw Nico and his sister on a snowy mountain cliff in Maine, Percy Jackson protecting them from the manticore. Percy's sword gleamed in the dark. He'd been the first demigod Nico had ever seen in action. Later at Camp Half-Blood, Percy took Nico by the arm, promising to keep his sister Bianca safe. Nico believed him. Nico looked into his sea-green eyes and though, How can he possibly fail? This is a real hero." - Rick Riordan

"Little sister, don't you do what your big sister done." - Elvis Presley

"Brevity - the sister of talent." - Anton Chekhov

"Immortality-twin sister of Eternity." - J. G. Holland

"Indulgence, twin sister of guilt." - Suzanne Curchod

"Ignorance is jealousy's twin sister." - Dean Frazer

"My curiosity sister of larks." - Fernando Pessoa

"My sister keeps me grounded." - Amanda Seyfried

"India is my kid sister." - Salman Rushdie

"Twin-sister of Religion, Selfishness." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"One-half of life is luck; the other half is discipline - and that's the important half, for without discipline you wouldn't know what to do with luck." - Carl Zuckmayer

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

"Alec watched them through the half-open door, Jace leaned against the sink as his adoptive sister sponged his wrists and wrapped them in a white gauze. "Okay, now take off your shirt." (Isabelle) "I knew there was something in this for you." (Jace) ~pg. 329~" - Cassandra Clare

"I started studying music at the age of five and a half. My older sister was taking piano lessons. When her teacher left our apartment, I would get up on the piano bench and start picking out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons" - Marvin Hamlisch

"I went out for a film where they wanted seven brothers and one sister, so I was there for half a day while they were waiting for 'Archie' to read for a boy I've had drivers come to pick me up in England looking for a blond, blue-eyed Scottish boy." - Archie Panjabi

"Their daughter, who would be the half-sister of Alexander the Great and, later the wife of Cassander, was appropriately named Thessalonike, to commemorate Philip's victory in Thessaly. In 315 Cassander founded at or near the site of ancient Therme the great city that still bears her name." - Eugene N. Borza

"I started studying music at the age of five and a half. My older sister was taking piano lessons. When her teacher left our apartment, I would get up on the piano bench and start picking out the notes that were part of my sister's lessons." - Marvin Hamlisch

"I went out for a film where they wanted seven brothers and one sister, so I was there for half a day while they were waiting for 'Archie' to read for a boy... I've had drivers come to pick me up in England looking for a blond, blue-eyed Scottish boy." - Archie Panjabi

"Here's what I was thinking about:1.Who the new threat was 2.The air show in Mexico City 3.How to get Total to quit milking his injury, because enough was enough 4. My mom and Half sister Ella 5.Fang 6.Fang 7.Fang" - James Patterson

"When I was growing up in New Jersey, my mom would regularly take my sister and I into the city to see shows. I have many fond memories of standing in the half-price ticket line in Times Square and going to matinees." - Trey Anastasio

"My brother thinks it is very, very bad that I left Islam. My half-sister wants to convert me back; I want to convert her to Western values. My mum is terrified that when I die, and we all go to God, I will be burned." - Ayaan Hirsi Ali

"When I was three and a half years old, I heard my big sister tell my mum that at school that day all the kids sat on the floor and watched 'The Neverending Story.' Having never heard of the movie, I concluded that this was what school must be: sitting cross legged on the floor listening to a never-ending story. Page after page." - Caterina Scorsone

"Our cellar home had a kitchen and a combination bedroom and half bath, which meant we had a sink next to the bed. We had no refrigerator, no shower or tub, and no privacy. My parents shared the bedroom with my sister and me." - Lou Holtz

"To ask the proper question is half of knowing" - Roger Bacon

"There are no whole truths: All truths are half-truths." - Alfred North Whitehead

"Half of science is putting forth the right questions." - Francis Bacon

"Rule of art: let half-blind purpose lead you." - Mason Cooley

"Everyone goes down the aisle with half the story hidden." - Lady Violet

"Send me the half that's got my keys." - Harry Graham

"Whoever thinks he is objective must already be half drunk." - Lu Xun

"If God is good half the Bible is libel." - Michael R. Burch

"Only about half of all commercials actually work." - Jerry Thomas

"America is the best half-educated country in the world." - Nicholas Murray Butler

"Ninety percent of this game is half mental." - Yogi Berra

"I've missed half or two-thirds of my children's lives," - Chesley Sullenberger

"Finding the tool is often half the battle." - Andy Rooney

"Long pains, with use of bearing, are half eased." - John Dryden

"Benefit of clergy: Half-rate on the railroad." - Mark Twain

"Every man at three years old is half his height" - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Half of the people in the world are below average." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"To pray diligently is more than half the task." - Martin Luther

"We can deploy a half a billion more solar panels." - Hillary Clinton

"Half-truths can be as deceptive as outright lies." - David Limbaugh

"Half of Silicon Valley's got a little bit of autism." - Temple Grandin

"Understanding human needs is half the job of meeting them." - Adlai Stevenson

"Grief shared is half grief; Joy shared is double joy." - Proverbs

"Getting there isn't half the fun - it's all the fun." - Robert Townsend

"The beginning is the half of every action." - Proverbs

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

"A painting that is well composed is half finished." - Pierre Bonnard

"Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical." - Yogi Berra

"I never said half the things I said." - Yogi Berra

"A prudent question is one-half of wisdom." - Francis Bacon

"Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half." - John Wanamaker

"The first half of my life I went to school, the second half of my life I got an education." - Mark Twain

"A nun, at best, is only half a woman, just as a priest is only half a man." - H L Mencken

"Everything about the behaviour of American society reveals that it's half Judaized, and the other half negrified." - Adolf Hitler

"It is half dawn and half dark and in my drunken dreams I smell flowers and hear a skylark..." - Yuan Zhen

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

"Half of the results of a good intention are evil, half the results of an evil intention are good." - Mark Twain

"One-half plus one-half does not equal one; one whole plus one whole equals relational wholeness." - Surya Das

"If it's half as good as the half we've known, here's Hail! to the rest of the road." - Sheldon Vanauken

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

"Amen, sister, ... All apologies to Tom Cruise." - Libba Bray

"Foolishness is a twin sister of wisdom." - Witold Gombrowicz

"Black smoke, the flickering sister of fire." - Aeschylus

"Never underestimate the power of your sister." - Garry Marshall

"A tie is like kissing your sister." - Duffy Daugherty

"My sister, she says she knows Elvis." - Sheryl Crow

"Cant is the twin sister of hypocrisy." - Henry Ward Beecher

"credulity is the sister of innocence ..." - Fanny Burney

"I love my little sister to death" - Michael Trevino

"There's no better friend than a sister..." - Mary Engelbreit

"Fear is vulnerability's ugly little sister." - Jaime Murray

"A sister is a forever friend." - Anonymous

"Brevity is the sister of talent." - Anton Chekhov

"What are you doing sister? / Killing swine." - William Shakespeare

"A ministering angel shall my sister be." - William Shakespeare

"Fifteen years ago I killed my sister." - Adam Rapp

"I'm sort of the bossiest sister." - Elizabeth Banks

"Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness." - Sophocles

"Everybody has fights with their sister." - Joe Williams

"Fidelity is the sister of justice." - Horace

"Living out one's faith is either no way to live or the only way to live; it's either imprisonment, or the only path to freedom. It offers happiness, or it frustrates the pursuit. There is no half-love, half-religion, half-worship, half-belief, half-truth. There is no kinda-sorta." - Tarek Saab

"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

"He screamed for all he had lost...screamed for the half male he was...screamed for Jane...screamed for who his parents were and what he wished for his sister...screamed for what he had forced his best friend to do...He screamed, and screamed until there was no breath, no consciousness, no nothing. No past or present. Not even himself anymore. And in the midst of the chaos, in the strangest way, he became free." - J.R. Ward

"I am the middle sister. The one in between. Not oldest, not youngest, not boldest, not nicest. I am the shade of gray, the glass half empty or full, depending on your view. In my life, there has been little that I have done first or better than the one preceding or following me. Of all of us, though, I am the only one who has been broken." - Sarah Dessen



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