Quotes about "half"

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Definitions and meanings of word "half"

• Noun: one of two equal parts of a divisible whole; examples: "half a loaf", "half an hour", "a century and one half"

• Noun: in various games or performances: either of two periods of play separated by an interval

• Adj: consisting of one of two equivalent parts in value or quantity; examples: "a half chicken", "lasted a half hour"

• Adj: partial; examples: "gave me a half smile", "he did only a half job"

• Adj: (of siblings) related through one parent only; examples: "a half brother", "half sister"

• Adv: partially or to the extent of a half; example: "he was half hidden by the bushes"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "half"

Alfred Lord Tennyson
4 quotes about half
English Poet
Sunday 6 August 1809 - Thursday 6 October 1892
Samuel Johnson
5 quotes about half
English Critic, Poet, Author, Editor
Wednesday 18 September 1709 - Monday 13 December 1784
Charles Baudelaire
3 quotes about half
French Poet
Monday 9 April 1821 - Saturday 31 August 1867
J. R. R. Tolkien
one quote about half
English Writer, Novelist, Poet, Author
Sunday 3 January 1892 - Sunday 2 September 1973
Murray Walker
2 quotes about half
English Entertainer
Born Wednesday 10 October 1923
John Wanamaker
2 quotes about half
American Leader, Businessman
Wednesday 11 July 1838 - Tuesday 12 December 1922
Horace
3 quotes about half
Roman Poet
65 B.C. - 8 B.C.
Yogi Berra
3 quotes about half
American Athlete
Born Tuesday 12 May 1925
Shmuel Y. Agnon
2 quotes about half
Jewish, Ukrainian, Writer
Tuesday 17 July 1888 - Tuesday 17 February 1970
Gore Vidal
one quote about half
American Writer, Novelist
Saturday 3 October 1925 - Tuesday 31 July 2012
Gilbert K. Chesterton
2 quotes about half
English Writer
Friday 29 May 1874 - Sunday 14 June 1936
David Mamet
one quote about half
American Writer, Dramatist, Playwright, Director
Born Sunday 30 November 1947

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

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Many women cut back what had to be done at home by redefining what the house, the marriage and, sometimes, what the child needs. One woman described a fairly common pattern: I do my half. I do half of his half, and the rest doesn't get done.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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The surprise is half the battle. Many things are half the battle, losing is half the battle. Let's think about what's the whole battle.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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A half marathon is a good way to have a bit of fun and race against those girls and learn a bit more about them.The world half marathon is a world championship at the end of the day and it's important. I've win it twice and it's a quality event.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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I spent many a summer early morning with the radio very low, half sleeping and half listening.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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I mean the word proof not in the sense of the lawyers, who set two half proofs equal to a whole one, but in the sense of a mathematician, where half proof = 0, and it is demanded for proof that every doubt becomes impossible.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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The opponents and I are really one. My strength and skills only half of the equation. The other half is theirs. An opponent is someone whose strength joined to yours creates a certain result.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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Our life is half natural and half technological. Half-and-half is good. You cannot deny that high-tech is progress. We need it for jobs. Yet if you make only high-tech, you make war. So we must have a strong human element to keep modesty and natural life.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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I wish I could remember where I put things. I spend half my life looking for my keys. With the other half I look for my glasses.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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We're half the people; we should be half the Congress.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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I was about half in love with her by the time we sat down. That's the thing about girls. Every time they do something pretty... you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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It seems, in fact, as though the second half of a man's life is made up of nothing, but the habits he has accumulated during the first half.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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My first band, Kid Wicked, we did half covers and half originals.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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The beginnings of my studies also came to me from my father, as well as from the Rabbinical Judge of our town. But they were preceded by three tutors under whom I studied, one after the other, from the time I was three and a half till I turned eight and a half.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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Everything I do, I'm sort of half in, half out.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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I've been a fan of Metallica and friends with those guys for a long time and that was just great - half Alice In Chains and half Metallica playing together.

J. R. R. Tolkien

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