Women are one half of society which gives birth to the other half so it is as if they are the entire society.— Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyya
Unforgettable One Half quotations
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
Women make up one half of society. Our society will remain backward and in chains unless its women are liberated, enlightened and educated.
Heartbreaks, disappointments and even our own weaknesses can serve as stepping-stones to the second half of life transformation. Failings are the foundation for growth. Those who have fallen, failed or 'gone down' are the only ones who understand 'up.'
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
Human kind is made up of two sexes, women and men.
Is it possible that a mass is improved by the improvement of only one part and the other part is ignored? Is it possible that if half of a mass is tied to earth with chains and the other half can soar into skies?
The complete emancipation of women from the ties which held them back in the past, during the ages of despotism and ignorance, is a basic aim of the Party and the Revolution. Women make up one half of society. Our society will remain backward and in chains unless its women are liberated, enlightened and educated.
All power is within you; you can do anything and everything. Believe in that, do not believe that you are weak; do not believe that you are half-crazy lunatics, as most of us do nowadays. You can do anything and everything without even the guidance of any one.
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
Love comforteth like sunshine after rain, But Lust's effect is tempest after sun; Love's gentle spring doth always fresh remain, Lust's winter comes ere summer half be done; Love surfeits not, Lust like a glutton dies; Love is all truth, Lust full of forged lies.
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.
The task of organizing human happiness needs the active cooperation of man and woman: it cannot be relegated to one half of the world.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
I'm an artist, a designer, a craftsman, interior designer, half-architect.
There's no one name that fits me very well.
When one realises one is asleep, at that moment one is already half-awake.
Since Star Wars, that film's success led to bigger budgets, more hardware, that the great movies like the ones I did, which were studio movies, are now independent movies. They range from half a million to several million, and a lot of those have very interesting roles.
One of the most important decisions you'll ever face in life is choosing whether to walk away or try harder.
Growing up in northern California has had a big influence on my love and respect for the outdoors. When I lived in Oakland, we would think nothing of driving to Half Moon Bay and Santa Cruz one day and then driving to the foothills of the Sierras the next day.
One should never forget that by actually perfecting one piece one gains and learns more than by starting or half-finishing a dozen.
A God. The God. One word can make all the difference in the world.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
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.
One-half of knowing what you want is knowing what you must give up before you get it.
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.
What has been the effect of [religious] coercion? To make one half the world fools, and the other half hypocrites. To support roguery and error all over the earth.
We simply can no longer afford to deny the full potential of one half of the population. The world needs to tap into the talent and wisdom of women. Whether the issue is food security, economic recovery, health, or peace and security, the participation of women is needed now more than ever.
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.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
If our animosities are born out of fear, then confident generosity is born out of hope. One of the central lessons I have learned after a half century of working in the developing world is that the replacement of fear by hope is probably the single most powerful trampoline of progress.
An aphorism is never exactly true; it is either a half-truth or one-and-a-half truths.
If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone?
You have to be odd to be number one.
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.
One thing is clear: The Founding Fathers never intended a nation where citizens would pay nearly half of everything they earn to the government.
One half of me is a hopeless romantic. The other half is well... just realistic.
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.
I remember when I did the pilot, and I though no network is going to want to do this. How could that happen? A half Chinese guy walking the old west that doesn't fire one gun and never gets on a horse?
The elective franchise is withheld from one half of its citizens.
..because the word 'people,' by an unparalleled exhibition of lexicon graphical acrobatics, has been turned and twisted to mean all who were shrewd and wise enough to have themselves born boys instead of girls, or who took the trouble to be born white instead of black.
Over half the world menstruates at one time or another, but you'd never know it. Isn't that strange?
One life. Just one. Why aren't we running like we are on fire towards our wildest dreams?
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 am glad that the Crown have proved that I am the leader of the Half-breeds in the North-West. I will perhaps be one day acknowledged as more than a leader of the Half-breeds, and if I am I will have an opportunity of being acknowledged as a leader of good in this great country.
The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of work.
One in 200 stars has habitable Earth-like planets surrounding it - in the galaxy, half a billion stars have Earth-like planets going around them - that's huge, half a billion. So when we look at the night sky, it makes sense that someone is looking back at us.
I believe the second half of one's life is meant to be better than the first half. The first half is finding out how you do it. And the second half is enjoying it.