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Almost half of the population of the world lives in rural regions and mostly in a state of poverty. Such inequalities in human development have been one of the primary reasons for unrest and, in some parts of the world, even violence.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists... When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.
Edmond de Goncourt
A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
Omar N. Bradley
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
Winning is only half of it. Having fun is the other half.
The wish for healing has always been half of health.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Half our mistakes in life arise from feeling where we ought to think, and thinking where we ought to feel.
John Churton Collins
A smart man only believes half of what he hears, a wise man knows which half.
Searching is half the fun: life is much more manageable when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party.
Half of my library are old books because I like seeing how people thought about their world at their time. So that I don't get bigheaded about something we just discovered and I can be humble about where we might go next. Because you can see who got stuff right and most of the people who got stuff wrong.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
Killing yourself is a major commitment, it takes a kind of courage. Most people just lead lives of cowardly desperation. It's kinda half suicide where you just dull yourself with substances.
I have an airplane hangar with 17 cars in it. That's no joke. I have a 'half pipe' in there, too - you know, like a big ramp, where I skateboard. It's awesome. It's the ultimate fantasy.
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.
To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.
Don't do anything by half. If you love someone, love them with all your soul. When you go to work, work your ass off. When you hate someone, hate them until it hurts.
It's about communication. It's about honesty. It's about treating people in the organization as deserving to know the facts. You don't try to give them half the story. You don't try to hide the story. You treat them as - as true equals, and you communicate and you communicate and communicate.
Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.
I just spent 11 and a half months in a maximum-security jail, got shot five times, and was wrongly convicted of a crime I didn't commit.
World fertility surveys indicate that anywhere from one third to one half of the babies born in the Third World would not be if their mothers had access to cheap, reliable family planning, had enough personal empowerment to stand up to their husbands and relatives, and could choose their own family size.
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. D. Salinger
The moving finger writes, and having written moves on. Nor all thy piety nor all thy wit, can cancel half a line of it.
Ninety percent of hockey is mental and the other half is physical.
A few years back I was asked if I would go and meet a director and his various acolytes, and it occurred to me halfway through the meeting that what I was doing was auditioning. And I thought, 'Well, hang on buddy. I've done half a century of this.'
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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