Half an hour's meditation each day is essential, except when you are busy. Then a full hour is needed.— Saint Francis de Sales
Most Powerful Half Hour quotations
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
Here is a mental treatment guaranteed to cure every ill that flesh is heir to: sit for half an hour every night and mentally forgive everyone against whom you have any ill will or antipathy.
The most essential thing in dance discipline is devotion, the steadfast and willing devotion to the labor that makes the classwork not a gymnastic hour and a half, or at the lowest level, a daily drudgery, but a devotion that allows the classroom discipline to become moments of dancing too.
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
Your body is like a piece of dynamite.
You can tap it with a pencil all day, but you'll never make it explode. You hit it once with a hammer: Bang! Get serious. Do 40 hard minutes, not an hour and half of nonsense. It's so much more rewarding.
You're going very fast when you're on orbit, going around the world once every hour and a half.
I think the biggest disease the world suffers from in this day and age is the disease of people feeling unloved. I know that I can give love for a minute, for half an hour, for a day, for a month, but I can give. I am very happy to do that, I want to do that.
If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.
If you like soccer, then welcome to America.
See, our country already has entertainment so watching people chase a ball for four hours to end 0 - 0 is not enjoyable - unless, of course, the bleachers collapse and half of Europe dies.
To be successful, all you have to do is work half-days;
you can work the first twelve hours or the second twelve hours.
Every Christian needs a half-hour of prayer each day, except when he is busy, then he needs an hour.
Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.
Every passion gives a particular cast to the countenance, and is apt to discover itself in some feature or other. I have seen an eye curse for half an hour together, and an eyebrow call a man a scoundrel.
THE REASON I CAN BE 38 AND HAVE TWO KIDS AND WEAR A BIKINI IS BECAUSE I WORK MY ASS OFF. IT'S NOT AN ACCIDENT. IT'S NOT LUCK, IT'S NOT FAIRY DUST, IT'S NOT GOOD GENES. IT'S KILLING MYSELF FOR AN HOUR AND A HALF FIVE DAYS A WEEK, BUT WHAT I GET OUT OF IT IS RELATIVE TO WHAT I PUT INTO IT.
u201Che G-minor Symphony consists of eight remarkable measures surrounded by a half-hour of banality.
It doesn't matter if the glass is half empty or half full. Be grateful that you have a glass, and there is something in it.
I had a meeting in LA in which they took a really overstuffed hour and a half.
It was as close to old Hollywood as I remembered it in the last 20 years.
Give me a 6 pack, half-hour of rest and lets go play them again - We can beat them.
One night I was in the players' parking lot at the Fleet Center in my Celtics warm-ups about a half hour before a game, waiting for one of my dealers to come up from Fall River, because if I didn't get my stuff I was too sick to even go through the pre-game layup line, never mind actually play in the game.
We have to free the half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to free the other half.
I’ve heard it said that every day you need half an hour of quiet time for yourself, or your Self, unless you’re incredibly busy and stressed, in which case you need an hour. I promise you, it is there. Fight tooth and nail to find time, to make it. It is our true wealth, this moment, this hour, this day.
The good watercolors take a lifetime - plus a half an hour.
Some people stick with the traditional, feeling struck by the epic beauty or blown away by the insane scale of the universe. Personally, I go for the old "existential meltdown followed by acting weird for the next half hour. But everyone feels something.
Knowledge is only one half. Faith is the other.
The last hour from midnight had lost half its quarters, and the stars went lifting up the great minutes.
To preach more than half an hour, a man should be an angel himself or have angels for hearers.
There, gleaming in the glow, was that ten-horsepower rotary engine under a seat.
A key glistening in the ignition. I imagine the top speed for that old mower was five miles per hour. It might have taken an hour and a half or more for me to get to the liquor store, but get there I did.
Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
My hour for tea is half-past five, and my buttered toast waits for nobody.
No one could ever hate me as much as I hate myself, okay? So any mean thing someone's gonna think of to say about me, I've already said to me, about me, probably in the last half hour!
The best way to economize time is to 'lose' half an hour each day attending Holy Mass.
Believe you can and you are half way there
Listen, here's the thing. If you can't spot the sucker in the first half hour at the table, then you ARE the sucker.
Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare.
They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence.
I walked until midnight in the storm, then I went home and took a sauna for an hour and a half. It was all clear. I listened to my heart and saw if there were any signs of my destiny in the sky, and there were none - there were just snowflakes.
Out working someone isn't just about putting in the hours, it's about learning.
As they used to say on Stingray, ‘Anything can happen in the next half hour’. I’ve always tried to live with that thought in mind.
Name me, if you can, a better feeling than the one you get when you've half a bottle of Chivas in the bag with a gram of coke up your nose and a teenage lovely pulling off her tube top in the next seat over while you're doing a hundred miles an hour in a suburban side street.
I just had that conversation this morning with my doctor.
I just got back from the hospital a half-hour ago, and nothing will make me happier than to replicate the DNA of my amazing husband. I'm optimistic.
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
After half an hour the drug hit me like a sensuous tidal wave.
I turned into a tactile temptress and wanted to stroke the whole world. It gave me untold confidence.
It took me a long time to figure out what Holly Golightly was all about.
One night after midnight I was still trying. I don't drink much, but I was sipping. And it came to me. I wrote [“Moon River”] in half an hour.
The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
Sometimes that is why you might even stay in the bathroom for even half an hour, making that water running all over, just singing.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse.