quote by Al Capone

I've lost a million and a half on the horses and dice in the last two years. And the funny part is, I still like 'em, and if someone handed me another million I'd put it right in the nose of some horse that looked good to me.

— Al Capone

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Half of me quote The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.

Comrades, there is no true social revolution without the liberation of women.

May my eyes never see and my feet never take me to a society where half the people are held in silence. I hear the roar of women’s silence. I sense the rumble of their storm and feel the fury of their revolt.

Success to me is having ten honeydew melons and eating only the top half of each slice.

Half of me quote If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them,
If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.

The 1st Congressional District contains almost half of the biotech and biomedical companies in Washington, and my job often allows me to meet the people responsible for this exciting research.

I like to play in the deep register. I was never a high-note specialist. My range goes from the bottom of the horn up to around C or D. High D is about it for me ... about two-and-a-half octaves, I think. But in these two-and-a-half octaves, I can say everything I have to say.


One day, someone showed me a glass of water that was half full.

And he said, "Is it half full or half empty?" So I drank the water. No more problem.

Half of me quote It doesn't matter if the glass is half empty or half full. Be grateful that you
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.

You can microwave a Pop Tart. That just blew me away that you could do that. How long does it take to toast a Pop Tart? A minute and a half if you want it dark? People don't have that kind of time? Listen, if you need to zap-fry your Pop Tarts before you head out the door, you might want to loosen up your schedule.

Ry Cooder for me is a master, a great master that has a wonderful feel for Cuban music. He's also paid tribute my talent a bit, even though I don't know half of what he knows.

One half of me is yours, the other half is yours, Mine own, I would say;

but if mine, then yours, And so all yours.

Half of me quote Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.
Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.

One half of me is a hopeless romantic. The other half is well... just realistic.


I cured myself of shyness when it finally occurred to me that people didn't think about me half as much as I gave them credit for. The truth was, nobody gave a damn. Like most teenagers, I was far too self-centered. When I stopped being prisoner to what I worried was others’ opinions of me, I became more confident and free.

But the effect of her being on those around her was incalculably diffusive: for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.

Half of me quote Knowledge is only one half. Faith is the other.
Knowledge is only one half. Faith is the other.

Give me a 6 pack, half-hour of rest and lets go play them again - We can beat them.

Half of me knows too much to be carefree. But the other half knows enough to be grateful.

Half the time I feel like I'm appealing to the downer freaks out there.

We start to play one downer record after another until I begin to get down myself. Give me something from 1960 or something; let me get up again. The music of today is for downer freaks, and I'm an upper.

Half of me quote We have to free the half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to
We have to free the half of the human race, the women, so that they can help to free the other half.

For more than half a century... this Union has stood unshaken. Whatever dangers may threaten it, I shall stand by it and maintain it in its integrity to the full extent of the obligations imposed and the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution.

The poem springs from the half spoken words of the patient.

... When asked, how I have for so many years continued an equal interest in medicine and the poem, I reply that they amount for me to nearly the same thing.

We had a death pact, and I have to keep my half of the bargain.

Please bury me next to my baby in my leather jacket, jeans and motorcycle boots. Goodbye.

Half of me quote Believe you can and you are half way there
Believe you can and you are half way there

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!

Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay.


Hawaii is the best form of comfort for me.

When I die, I want to be cremated, and I want half my ashes spread in the Pacific around the island, the rest on the property.

Half of me quote Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death.

I had braces; I was lucky, 'cause I had some snaggle teeth. I always try and keep my retainer on me 'cause I'm paranoid about my teeth. It was run over by a car, so half of it's missing, but it still works.

Millions and millions of years would still not give me half enough time to describe that tiny instant of all eternity when you put your arms around me and I put my arms around you.

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 will be the focal point for however long I decide to play.

Half of me likes that idea and half of me doesn't, but once the adrenaline kicks in, I'll probably really enjoy it.


I wanted to see something in full daylight;

I was sated with the pleasure and comfort of the half light; I had the same desire for the daylight as for water and air. And if seeing was fire, I required the plenitude of fire, and if seeing would infect me with madness, I madly wanted that madness.

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.

I expected something a little more castle-shaped," said Jamie.

Nothing lasts forever," Nick said. "Except demons, of course." Has anyone ever told you that you're a charming conversationalist?" Jamie asked. No," Nick replied honestly. I cannot tell you how much that surprises me," Jamie told him, and Nick gave him a half smile.

Christ says, 'Give me all. I don't want so much of your time and so much of your money and so much of your work: I want You.'

In a subway car, my skin would typically fall in the middle of the color spectrum. On street corners, tourists would ask me for directions. I was, in four and a half years, never an American; I was immediately a New Yorker.


However, those who have used those words use half the sentence to fit their purpose, which, of course, I believe is to discredit me and the new Nation of Islam that has come up around me.

Vegetarianism that is me. I don't eat meat. It's been over 10 years. Actually it's been 11 and a half years and I feel good and I feel like I look good and I have energy& and you have to look at what you're putting in your body. I eat vegetables and I eat grain and I take care of myself and I don't think I look that bad, do I?

Certainly people are always very envious of me.

When I join a new theater company, the other actors look down the program, see my Return of the Jedi credit and say, 'Oh, you were part of Star Wars.' I smile and say, 'Yes, but only for twenty-six and a half seconds.'

For me, half the joy of achieving has been the struggle and the fight, the pitting myself against the world and all its competition - and winning.

It doesn't bother me. Sure, everybody wants approval, but I came from the theatre and I've always treasured a remark from there which goes: 'For every six people who love you, there will be half a dozen who loathe you.' The quality of an author's work is not usually determined until after his death. Even Dickens got some pretty bad reviews.

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