Each workout is like a brick in a building, and every time you go in there and do a half-ass workout, you're not laying a brick down. Somebody else is.— Dorian Yates
Floundering Half Time quotations
Do not let yourself be bothered by the inconsequential.
One has only so much time in this world, so devote it to the work and the people most important to you, to those you love and things that matter. One can waste half a lifetime with people one doesn't really like, or doing things when one would be better off somewhere else.
Humans are amphibians - half spirit and half animal.
As spirits they belong to the eternal world, but as animals they inhabit time.
If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.
Don't give up at half time. Concentrate on winning the second half.
Half our life is spent trying to find something to do with the time we have rushed through life trying to save.
Ten percent of the big fish still remain.
There are still some blue whales. There are still some krill in Antarctica. There are a few oysters in Chesapeake Bay. Half the coral reefs are still in pretty good shape, a jeweled belt around the middle of the planet. There's still time, but not a lot, to turn things around.
Don't bother her, don't try to talk to her, don't even look at her, or I'll fold you in half so many times you'll look like a tiny little origami werewolf.
I don't really like dressing up. Some people probably think actresses dress up everywhere they go. I'm in sweatpants half the time with my hair in a ponytail.
Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century. It is a city frozen in time.
It seemed like this was one big Prozac nation, one big mess of malaise.
Perhaps the next time half a million people gather for a protest march on the White House green it will not be for abortion rights or gay liberation, but because we're all so bummed out.
I'd play for half my salary if I could hit in this dump (Wrigley Field) all the time.
Nearly two and a half million people die every year that are on the voter rolls.
So it takes time to get dead people off the voter rolls.
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.
Half of the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough.
Hermione uses all these big long tongue twister words.
I don't know what she's going on about half the time!
Over half the world menstruates at one time or another, but you'd never know it. Isn't that strange?
Our beds are empty two-thirds of the time.
Our living rooms are empty seven-eighths of the time. Our office buildings are empty one-half of the time. It's time we gave this some thought.
I still love sparkles and grocery shopping and really old cats that are only nice to you half the time. I still love writing in my journal and wearing dresses all the time and staring at chandeliers.
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.
Resisting and avoiding pain sucks energy-and time.
The more you let yourself feel those minute-and-a-half hells, the quicker you'll start feeling those minute-and-a-half happinesses.
Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right times.
I tell people I'm too stupid to know what's impossible.
I have ridiculously large dreams, and half the time they come true.
Concentrate on small segments of your race at a time.
For example, rather than obsessing about the distance that remains, simply complete the next mile in good form...try another, then another, until the race is done.
I struck out with two men on base. I was so angry, so frustrated, I turned and without even thinking about it, snapped my bat over my thigh. The bat split right in half. Afterward, reporters asked me if it was the first time I'd ever broken a bat over my thigh. "I broke an aluminum bat over my knee in college," I said. (I was just kidding).
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.
When players go out and train on their own, they usually do it at half speed.
This kind of training is valuable, but it doesn't prepare you for competition, where you must perform at full throttle. So the trick is to schedule regular sessions of intense practice, while always leaving time to juggle and generally goof around with the ball
If the time comes when our culture tires of the endless homicidal feuds, despairs of the use of force and war as a means of bringing peace, becomes discontent with the half-lives that its members are living - only then will our culture seriously look for alternatives.
If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
I haven't seen too many American distance men on the international scene willing to take risks. I saw some U.S. women in Barcelona willing to risk, more than men. The Kenyans risk. Steve Prefontaine risked. I risked - I went through the first half of the Tokyo race just a second off my best 5000 time.
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.
Half of the people can be part right all of the time, Some of the people can be all right part of the time. I think Abraham Lincoln said that. 'I'll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours,' I said that.
When I was young I was one of the second generation of black people in Holland.
My father was the first. My mother was white, and living with a black man at that time and having a how-you-say half-caste boy is not easy.
I think if the church put in half the time on covetousness that it does on lust, this would be a better world for all of us.
The best way to economize time is to 'lose' half an hour each day attending Holy Mass.