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Halt Quotes


"They aimless halt, who halt for others." - Swami Vivekananda

"Halt Halt," said Gilan stepping out into the open." - John Flanagan

"How long halt ye between two opinions?" - Bible

"Golf is hockey at the halt." - Arthur Marshall

"Don't halt before you are lame." - Proverbs

"It's impracticable to halt the exponential advancement of technology." - Ben Goertzel

"Only nuclear power can now halt global warming." - James Lovelock

"Those who know when to halt are unharmed." - Laozi

"Fanatics," Halt said. "Don't you just love 'em?" - John Flanagan

"I hurl my heart to halt his pace." - Sylvia Plath

"You spoil your horse, Halt said. Will glanced at him. You spoil yours. Halt considered the thought, then nodded. That's true." - John Flanagan

"You're a very amusing fellow," he told Halt. "I'd like to brain you with my ax one of these days." Erak to Halt." - John Flanagan

"To follow, without halt, one aim: There's the secret of success." - Anna Pavlova

"Love is the greatest force on earth to resist, limit and ultimately halt evil's deadly progression." - James Robison

"Whenever my life came to a halt, the questions would arise: Why? And what next?" - Leo Tolstoy

"You're an Apprentice! You're not ready to think!" Gilan and Halt. The Ruins of Gorlan." - John Flanagan

"It seems that humanity is incapable of putting a halt to the shedding of innocent blood." - Pope Francis

"O mysterious Night! thou art not silent; many tongues halt thou." - Joanna Baillie

"When the machine grinds to a halt, the cogs themselves begin wondering about their function." - Ken Knabb

"Bring in hither the poor, and the maimed, and the halt, and the blind." - Bible

"Evolution normally does not come to a halt, but constantly 'tracks' the changing environment." - Richard Dawkins

"We must act swiftly in order to halt the rate of decay our planet faces." - Henry W Kendall

"Feminism, as it stands, well... stands. It has ground to a halt." - Caitlin Moran

"There'll never be a 'Rocky IV.' You gotta call a halt." - Sylvester Stallone

"The working class will not halt until socialism has been realized." - Ernst Toller

"To follow, without halt, one aim: that's the secret of success." - Anna Pavlova

"Infantry must move forward to close with the enemy. It must shoot in order to move.... To halt under fire is folly. To halt under fire and not fire back is suicide. Officers must set the example" - George S Patton

"Would you trust him with your life, Halt?" Gilan interrupted, and Halt looked up at him. "Yes," he said quietly. Gilan patted his shoulder once more. "Then trust him with his own," he said simply." - John Flanagan

"The young gentleman is correct," he said. Halt raised an eyebrow. "He may be correct, and he is undoubtedly young. But he's no gentleman." ~Halt and General Sapristi speaking of Will" - John Flanagan

"So I'm an ace?' Will grinned. 'I'm flattered Halt, flattered. I had no idea you regarded me so highly.' Halt gave him a long-suffering look. 'I might have been more accurate to say a joker.' Whatever you say." - John Flanagan

"I really want Congress to do its job, the constitutional power that they have to halt an imperial presidency, to halt this fundamental transformation of America that is making us an unrecognizable mess of a nation at this time." - Sarah Palin

"Madam Speaker, it is time to halt illegal entry into this country. It is time to halt the flow of illegal drugs and weapons into this great Nation, and it is time to secure our borders." - Marsha Blackburn

"If every woman who's had an abortion took tomorrow off in protest, America would grind to a halt. And that would be symbolic: because women grind to a halt if they are not in control of their fertility." - Caitlin Moran

"If a man aspires to the highest place, it is no dishonor to him to halt at the second." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Idiots, Halt muttered. If we were here to cause trouble, we could simply ride them both down" - John Flanagan

"You're a dead man, Arratay," Jerrel said through clenched teeth. Halt smiled. "That's been said before. Yet here I am." - John Flanagan

"We will immediately lift the suspension of uranium enrichment and will halt implementation of the Additional Protocol." - Gholam Reza Aghazadeh

"That we have collectively failed to halt and repudiate the war in Iraq makes us even worse than the Germans." - Scott Ritter

"You know, Gilan, sarcasm isn't the lowest form of wit. It's not even wit at all." -Halt" - John Flanagan

"While progress should never come to a halt, there are many places it should never come to at all." - Paul Newman

"Face your fears, Halt had always thought him, and more often than not they fade like mist in the sunshine" - John Flanagan

"It is a true proverb that if you live with a lame man you will learn to halt." - Plutarch

"If you pluck out my heart To find what makes it move, You'll halt the clock That syncopates our love." - Sylvia Plath

"Sometimes," Halt continued, "we tend to expect a little too much of Ranger horses. After all, they are only human." - John Flanagan

"Halt shook his head. Frankly, he'd seen sacks of potatoes that could sit a horse better than Erak" - John Flanagan

"You shouldn't be shot just because someone yells, "Halt" or resisting arrest or running away from being arrested." - Jesse Ventura

"[Jill Stein] want a global treaty to halt climate change that adds teeth and ends destructive energy extraction." - Ralph Nader

"Whenever the child is given the notion that he needs to be entertained, learning comes almost to a halt." - Polly Berrien Berends

"We can prevent Europe from becoming a spiritless machine that, in the end, grinds to a halt." - Jan Peter Balkenende

"What if culture itself is nothing but a halt, a break, a respite, in the pursuit of barbarity?" - Slavoj Zizek

"...because when beauty awes you, you must halt and try to catch your breath and your staggered heart." - Kate Elliott

"Children always assume the sexual lives of their parents come to a grinding halt at their conception." - Alan Bennett

"If the church would only be the church- if Christians would only be Christians- nothing could halt our onward march." - Vance Havner

"Halt! How are you? What have you been doing? Where's Abelard? How's Crowley? What's this all about?" "I'm glad to see you rate my horse more important than our Corps Commandant," Halt said, one eyebrow rising in the expression that Will knew so well. Early in their relationship, he had thought it was an expression of displeasure. He had learned years ago that it was, for Halt, the equivalent of a smile." - John Flanagan

"We know the speaker has received adequate empathy when a. we sense a release of tension, or b. the flow of words comes to a halt." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"Hunting party," Horace said Both Halt and Will looked at him sarcastically. "You think?" Will said. "Maybe they found the deer and brought him back to repair him." - John Flanagan

"A reduction in meat consumption is the most powerful single act that you can take to halt the destruction of our environment and preserve our natural resources." - John Robbins

"If we do not design policies to halt, and then reverse population growth, Nature by default will soon exact a most punishing solution" - Fred Thompson

"It is so easy to presume that while your own world has ground to an absolute halt, so has everyone else's." - Jodi Picoult

"?Halt looked up at the trees above him. "Why does this boy ask so many questions?" he asked the trees. Naturally, they didn't answer." - John Flanagan

"If you pluck out my heart To find what makes it move, You"ll halt the clock That syncopates our love." - Sylvia Plath

"Remember no one expects you to be Halt. He's a legend, after all. Haven't you heard? He's eight feet tall and kills bears with his bare hands..." - John Flanagan

"It is only when you are asked to believe in Reason coming from non-reason that you must cry Halt. Human minds. They do not come from nowhere." - C S Lewis

"Anarchism's lone objective is to reach a point at which the belligerence of some humans against humanity, in whatever form, comes to a halt." - Gustav Landauer

"There are poor societies which have too little; but where is the rich society that says: 'Halt! We have enough'? There is none." - E F Schumacher

"A good idea turns every cog in your mind, making you scared of bed in case the whole machine grinds to a halt." - Trevor Baylis

"He kissed me fiercely, with an utter abandon that I could no more put a halt to than I could stop an avalanche." - Colleen Houck

"Sometimes you can gradually improve things. But sometimes, they don't work, and you've just got to just say: Let's grind this baby to a halt." - Abigail Johnson

"My deepest regret from my years in public service is the failure of the United States and the international community to act sooner to halt these crimes." - Madeleine Albright

"When the rider demands the piaffe, he has to halt the horse a few strides before the latter wants to stop of his own accord." - Nuno Oliveira

"God never does withdraw; His works come to no halt; If you don't feel His force, yourself must be at fault." - Angelus Silesius

"You achieve strength, braveness and confidence by each experience in which you really halt to search dread during the deal with" - Eleanor Roosevelt

"Halt looked up at the trees above him. "Why does this boy ask so many questions?" he asked the trees. Naturally, they didn't answer." - John Flanagan

"I have toured around for 45 years and have experience of night halt at more than 400 districts. And that's why I know the reality of this earth." - Narendra Modi

"All are making haste towards hell, until by conviction, Christ brings them to a halt, and then, by conversion, turns their hearts and lives sincerely to himself." - Richard Baxter

"If a man aspires to the highest place, it is no dishonor to him to halt at the second, or even at the third." - Cicero

"Who hath desired the Sea?-the sight of salt water unbounded- The heave and the halt and the hurl and the crash of the comber wind-hounded?" - Rudyard Kipling

"In the face of real danger Elak forgot the gods and drew his rapier. Prayers, he had found, would not halt a dagger's blow or a strangler's hands." - Henry Kuttner

"Will raised both eyebrows. 'Well, you learn a new thing everyday,' he said reflectively. 'In your case, that's no exaggeration,' Halt said, completely straight-faced." - John Flanagan

"Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood." - Khalil Gibran

"The whole object of the Prophets and the Sages was to declare that a limit is set to human reason where it must halt." - Maimonides

"You're confronted with the quandary: do I grind things to a halt? Ideally you would, but I have better things to do than educate people." - Wentworth Miller

"It is essential that the foreign forces who have invaded and occupy large parts of the Congo halt their offensive action" - Richard Holbrooke

"An inability to choose is a hallmark of anxiety... The too-anxious artist, afraid to choose, will halt dead in the water." - Eric Maisel

"If anything is going to halt necessary investments in next generation networks it will be Congress dictating business models to companies." - Claudia Jones

"I propose that 100,000 degenerate Britons should be forcibly sterilized and others put in labour camps to halt the decline of the British race." - Winston Churchill

"Now for God's sake, will you two start behaving like a princess and a Courier?" Halt told them. "If you don't, I'll have to think about sending Will home.' 'Me?' Will said, his voice breaking into a high-pitched squeak of indignation. 'What's it got to do with me?' 'It's all your fault!' Halt shouted irrationally." - John Flanagan

"You're right, Halt,' she said, and he nodded acklowledgement of her backing down. 'Nice to hear someone else saying that for a change,' Will said cheerfully. 'Seems like I've said those words an awful lot in my time.' Halt turned a bleak gaze on him. 'And you've always been right." - John Flanagan

"The two girls disappeared into the stern cabin once more. Will watched them go, then asked Halt, 'Anything you'd like me to do? Grow a beard? Learn to walk like a rooster?' 'If you could stop asking facetious questions, that'd be a start,' Halt told him. 'But it's probably a little late in life for you to do that." - John Flanagan

"There are always risks in battle. It's a dangerous business. The trick is to take the right ones.' [said Halt]. 'How do you know which are the right ones?' Shigeru asked. Halt glanced at his two younger companions. They grinned and answered in chorus, 'You wait and see if you win." - John Flanagan

"I'll be getting you for this,' Halt had told him as he dabbed the diguisting mixture on the worst of the cuts. 'That soot is filthy. I'll probably come down with half a dozen infections.' Probably,' Horace had replied, distracted by his task. 'But we'll only need you for today.' Which was not a very comforting thought for Halt." - John Flanagan

"We're going to see Ragnak," Halt told him. "He's going to have to promise to free every slave who fights for Hallasholm." Will shook his head doubtfully. "He won't like that," he said. Halt turned and looked at him, a faint grin touching the corner of his mouth. He'll hate it," he agreed." - John Flanagan

"Are there bears in these mountains?" he asked. His companion nodded. "Of course. But it's a bit early in the year for them to be moving around. Why?" Halt let go a long breath. "Just a vague hope, really. There's a chance that when the Temujai here you crashing around in the trees, they might think you're a bear." Erak smiled, with his mouth only. His eyes were as cold as the snow. "You're a very amusing fellow," he told Halt. "I'd like to brain you with my ax one of these days." "If you could manage to do it quietly, I'd almost welcome it," Halt said." - John Flanagan

"A Moment's Halt-a momentary taste Of BEING from the Well amid the Waste- And, Lo! the phantom Caravan has reach'd The NOTHING it set out from. Oh, make haste!" - Omar Khayyam

"All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effiminated by position of nature, born halt and blind, through luxury of their parents, and can only, like invalids, act on the defensive." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"On immigration policy, I believe we ought to call an immediate halt, stop illegal immigration and reduce legal immigration back to about 250,000 to 300,000, to more easily assimilate the Americans who've come here in the last 30 years." - Pat Buchanan

"If we do not halt this steady process of building commissions and regulatory bodies and the special legislation like huge inverted pyramids over every one of the simple constitutional provisions, we shall soon be spending many billions of dollars more." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"[Will]'d barely been asleep a few minutes when Halt's voice woke him. 'Will? Are you asleep?'... 'I was,' he said, a little indignantly. 'I'm not now.' 'Good,' Halt replied, a trifle smugly. 'Serves you right." - John Flanagan

"What the devil is Chocho?' Will whispered. Horace's grin broadened. 'You are. It's what the men call you,' he said. Then he added, 'It's a term of great respect.' Behind them, Halt nodded confirmation. 'Great respect,' he agreed." - John Flanagan

"What do you mean, Araluen? Death?" Halt made a careless gesture. "The usual, I suppose: the sudden cessation of life. The end of it all. Departure for a happier place. Or oblivion, depending upon your personal beliefs." - John Flanagan

"Happy Birthday." Adrian came to a sudden halt. The words were soft and small, spoken tentatively, but easily discerned by vampire ears. Slowly, he turned around and found Jill Mastrano standing shyly before him." - Richelle Mead

"Well, we can ride together for a while longer. The highway south is farther along this way. I'll be glad of some cheerful company." "First time anyone's said that about me," Halt replied." - John Flanagan

"But then, in his lifetime, Halt had often ignored what was technically legal. Technicalities didn't appeal to him. All too often, they simply got in the way of doing the right thing." - John Flanagan

"It becomes pretty crystal clear once you watch that first assembly [movie cut] the things that are just grinding it to a halt, so to speak, or slowing it down, or getting in the way, yeah." - Todd Phillips

"Every infantryman in the Soviet Army carries with him a small spade. When he is given the order to halt he immediately lies flat and starts to dig a hole in the ground beside him." - Viktor Suvorov

"We all have to rise in the end, not just one or two who were smart enough, had will enough for their own salvation, but all the halt, the maimed and the blind of us which is most of us." - Maureen Duffy

"The trigger has been squeezed, the deathly mechanism has been enabled, the fatal course of a bullet has been set. No amount of bleating or praying or wailing of cajoling can halt it or stall it or call it back." - Nicola Barker

"What am I, Life? A thing of watery salt Held in cohesion by unresting cells, Which work they know not why, which never halt, Myself unwitting where their Master dwells?" - John Masefield

"To follow without halt, one aim; there is the secret of success. And success? What is it? I do not find it in the applause of the theater; it lies rather in the satisfaction of accomplishment." - Anna Pavlova

"We only have babies when we're young enough not to know how grim life turns out. Once we really get the full measure of it-we're slow learners, we women-we dry up in disgust and sensibly halt production." - Gregory Maguire

"Just listening to Pac, ain't gon' make it stop A rebel in your thoughts, ain't gon' make it halt If you don't become an actor, you'll never be a factor" - Lupe Fiasco

"You can never represent yourself totally .... to seek self -knowledge is to embark on a journey which ... will always be incomplete, cannot be charted on a map, will never halt, cannot be described." - Douglas Hofstadter

"Everything in man should halt in awe...Let all the world quake and let Heaven exult when Christ the Son of the living God is there on the altar." - Francis Of Assisi

"What am I, Life? A thing of watery salt held in cohesion by unresting cells. Which work they know not why, which never halt, myself unwitting where their Master dwells?" - John Masefield

"Formal education is but an incident in the lifetime of an individual. Most of us who have given the subject any study have come to realize that education is a continuous process ending only when ambition comes to a halt." - R. I. Rees

"Between the two seas the sea-bird's wing makes halt, Wind-weary; while with lifting head he waits For breath to reinspire him from the gates That open still toward sunrise on the vault High-domed of morning." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"A Moment's Halt - a momentary taste Of Being from the Well amid the Waste - And, Lo! the phantom Caravan has reach'd The Nothing it set our from. Oh, make haste!" - Omar Khayyam

"They have terrified my poor wife and threatened my very person!" Halt eyed the man impassivley until the outburst was finished. Worse than that," he said quietly, "they've wasted my time." - John Flanagan

"Ow!" said Horace as the Ranger's fingers probed and poked around the bruise. Did that hurt?" Halt asked, and Horace looked at him with exasperation. Of course it did," he said sharply. "That's why I said 'ow!" - John Flanagan

"Now," said Halt, "all I have to do is work out a way of beating these horse-riding devils." Erak grinned at him. "That should be child's play," he said. "The hard part will be convincing Ragnak about it." - John Flanagan

"In Waziristan people get really upset when there are no drone attacks. Their apprehension is that the US and Pakistani government might enter in an agreement to halt the attacks." - Pervez Hoodbhoy

"Unless you do your best, the day will come when, tired and hungry, you will halt just short of the goal you were ordered to reach, and by halting you will make useless the efforts and deaths of thousands." - George S Patton

"Adopting a central organizing principle means embarking on an all-out effort to use every policy and program, every law and institution, to halt the destruction of the environment." - Al Gore

"It is environmental illiteracy and a complete lack of forward thinking to ignore the need to halt and then reverse population growth in the context of climate change, travel congestion, unaffordable housing, and resource depletion" - Phil Harding

"Let me be clear: I support the Civil Rights Act because I overwhelmingly agree with the intent of the legislation, which was to stop discrimination in the public sphere and halt the abhorrent practice of segregation and Jim Crow laws." - Rand Paul

"Britain, the first industrial nation, had offered the world a remarkable public experiment in liberal, capitalist democracy whose success was premised upon free trade and world peace. Tuesday, 4 August 1914 brought that experiment to an abrupt halt." - Kenneth O. Morgan

"You're dropping the bow hand as you release," he called, although Halt certainly wasn't. His mentor looked around, saw him, and replied pithily, "I believe your grandmother needs lessons in sucking eggs." - John Flanagan

"A hundred people is rather a large handful for the four of us to take on," Malcolm pointed out. "Do you have any ideas about how we're going to handle that task?" "Simple," Halt told him. "We'll surround them." - John Flanagan

"A history-stopping archetype is being released into the skies of this planet, and if we are not careful it will halt all intellectual inquiry in the same way that the Christos archetype halted intellectual inquiry in the Hellenistic Age." - Terence Mckenna

"As a child of eight Mr. Trout had once kissed a girl of six under the mistletoe at a Christmas party, but there his sex life had come to abrupt halt." - P G Wodehouse

"If you once cede to the Court the power to decide elections, let alone even the power to halt counting of the votes, then you have ceded it everything." - Renata Adler

"America going into this huge, costly, never-ending war created huge debt, which became a huge problem in Congress and led to it stalling many times, putting a halt to different kinds of social progress." - Karan Mahajan

"To think that humans evolved from lower species BUT the evolutionary process somehow came to a halt and we all arrived at the finish line simultaneously is to embrace a fiction possibly more implausible than Christianity." - Jim Goad

"Overdrafts on aquifers are one reason some of our geologist colleagues are convinced that water shortages will bring the human population explosion to a halt. There are substitutes for oil; there is no substitute for fresh water." - Paul R Ehrlich

"A Moment's Halt - a momentary taste Of Being from the Well amid the Waste - And Lo! - the phantom Caravan has reach'd The Nothing it set out from - Oh, make haste!" - Omar Khayyam

"All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature, born halt and blind, through luxury of their parents, and can only, like invalids, act on the defensive." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Ah, Signor Halt,' he said uncertainly, 'you are making a joke, yes?' 'He is making a joke, no,' Will said. 'But he likes to think he is making a joke, yes." - John Flanagan

"Let Justice, blind and halt and maimed, chastise the rebel spirit surging in my veins, let the Law deal me penalties and pains And make me hideous in my neighbours' eyes." - Ada Cambridge

"If we are ever to halt climate change and conserve land, water and other resources, not to mention reduce animal suffering, we must celebrate Earth Day every day - at every meal." - Ingrid Newkirk

"Every creed is a rock in running water: humanity sweeps by it. Every creed cries to the universe, "Halt!" A creed is the ignorant Past bulling the enlightened Present." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"In certain areas where the media are still controlled, the changes have come to a halt, which is a very frustrating situation. I would like the changes to take place throughout China." - Jung Chang

"When you first start out, you are just happy to get a job, any job. And as time goes on, either you move forward or screech to a halt." - George Clooney

"If my writing comes to a halt, I head to the shops: I find them very inspirational. And if I get into real trouble with my plot, I go out for a pizza with my husband." - Sophie Kinsella

"If the penalty for hiring illegals is just a fine, it becomes a business decision. But if the penalty is jail time, illegal immigration will come to a screeching halt." - Jose Ferreira

"If the Poe Lock were ever rendered unusable due to a terrorist attack or natural disaster, it would halt commerce on the Great Lakes and these industries would be helpless." - Bart Stupak

"We young Filipinos are trying to make over a nation and must not halt in our march, but from time to time turn our gaze upon our elders. We shall wish to read in their countenances approval of our actions." - Jose Rizal

"The story of Americans is the story of arrested metamorphoses. Those who achieve success come to a halt and accept themselves as they are. Those who fail become resigned and accept themselves as they are." - Harold Rosenberg

"If you think of your life as a kind of computation, it's quite abundantly clear that there's not going to be a final answer and there won't be anything particularly wonderful about having the computation halt!" - Rudy Rucker

"The Pacific had great hope that when the former President Mitered decided to halt nuclear testing, we had put behind us the issue of nuclear states testing their weapons in our Pacific region." - Jenny Shipley

"When you're reading a book, you're always looking for the natural place to stop. With a movie, you can't really have that sense of it coming momentarily to a halt; there's pressure to keep the momentum up." - David Nicholls