Four And A Half Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Four And A Half Quotes

#1. The skies we slept under were too uncertain for forecasts. They came and went on the moody gusts of the Atlantic, bringing half a dozen weathers in an afternoon and playing all four movements of a wind symphony, allegro, andante, scherzo and adagio on the broken backs of white waves. - Author: Niall Williams
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#2. The observations that have developed over the years have given us perspective about where we fit in. We are newcomers, really recent arrivals on a planet that is four and a half billion years old. - Author: Sylvia Earle
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#3. The worst thing I can say about democracy is that it has tolerated the Right Honorable Gentleman for four and a half years. - Author: Aneurin Bevan
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#4. See perhaps four and a half miles, and the lookout - Author: Louis L'Amour
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#5. After four years of playing [the school fight song] for every pep rally, at the start of every half of every football game, after every score, at the end of the game, and at random times when the team needed a boost, it was forever drilled into my psyche. - Author: Shanna Swendson
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#6. You propound a complicated arithmetical problem: say cubing a number containing four digits. Give me a slate and half an hour's time, and I can produce a wrong answer. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#7. His name is Marcus: he is four and a half and possesses that deep gravity and seriousness that only small children and mountain gorillas have ever been able to master. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#8. I've been slightly obsessed with paper and notebooks. Among my most precious possessions is a small light-blue, breviary-sized volume - four-and-a-half inches wide, seven inches tall - made by a company called Denbigh. - Author: Michael Dirda
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#9. I sort of half read Thomas Hardy's 'The Mayor of Casterbridge.' It was assigned in 10th grade, and I just couldn't get into it. About seven years later, I rediscovered Hardy and consumed four of his novels in a row. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#10. It's easy for me to say that now, now I'm a father, I've got a four-and-a-half year old boy, I'm a different person. Well, I'm still the same person, but I'm different. - Author: Alan Vega
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#11. Duets is about six people, so it's like three different movies - three different duets. I was on the set 18 days, spread out over three and a half or four weeks. - Author: Scott Speedman
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#12. 25 States allow anyone to buy a gun, strap it on, and walk down the street with no permit of any kind: some say it's crazy. However, four out of five US murders are committed in the other half of the country: so who's crazy? - Author: Andrew Ford
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#13. - As long as we think positively, as I said. - I don't think Sonya actually weighs much more than four tons, perhaps four and a half at the most, said The Beauty. - You see, Benny, said Allan. That's what I mean by thinking positively. The problem immediately became a whole ton less. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#14. My husband and I own half a dozen iPods, a Mac desktop, and four Mac laptops. We're clearly fans of Mr. Jobs' work. - Author: Sarah Lacy
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#15. If you want to understand the effect of weight on a horse, try running for a bus with nothing in your hands. Then try doing it with your hands full of shopping. Then think about doing that for four and a half miles. - Author: Jenny Pitman
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#16. The only book I ever read cover to cover was The Pete Rose Story. I read half of The Lou Gehrig Story and then made a book report on it for four straight years. - Author: Pete Rose
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#17. There have only been about a half dozen genuinely important events in the four-billion-year saga of life on Earth: single-celled life, multicelled life, differentiation into plants and animals, movement of animals from water to land, and the advent of mammals and consciousness. - Author: Elon Musk
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#18. Starting out, iRobot was not an economic rocket ship. It took six and a half years before we had enough money in the bank at the beginning of each month to make payroll. We always made it - we paid salaries at the end of the month, and I always had four weeks to figure things out. - Author: Colin Angle
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#19. So I did in fact spend two and a half years in the Middlesbrough car park practising skills. But if you spend four or five or six hours a day practising, you get better. - Author: Craig Johnston
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#20. I worked as an interior designer. I worked as a furniture salesman. I worked as a financial adviser. I worked as a painter and decorator - that wasn't for very long. I was a baker for about four-and-a-half years. - Author: Anton Du Beke
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#21. If we want to unlock the secret behind the origin of our sun and its planets, it would be helpful to find some remnants from the birth itself, an event that took place about four-and-a-half-billion years ago. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#22. And then the finale, its four modest notes. Do, re, fa, mi: half a jumbled scale. Too simple to be called invented. But the thing spills out into the world like one of those African antelopes that fall from the womb, still wet with afterbirth but already running. - Author: Richard Powers
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#23. Historically, the stock market is like a gambling casino with the odds in your favor. Over the long pull, stocks are given something like nine and a half to ten percent compounded per year. The banks have probably given you something in the order of four to five. - Author: Burton Malkiel
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#24. It is three and a half hours long, four characters wide and a cesspool deep. - Author: John Jay Chapman
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#25. My total sellout to LSD, marijuana, and hashish, and to sex with virtually any attractive man, landed me in the hospital for four months. I was half dead from gonorrhea and a complete physical breakdown. - Author: Susan Atkins
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#26. Long ago, I did a five-and-a-half-hour-a-day, six-day-a-week talk show for four years, early on, in Los Angeles - local show. And when you are on that many hours with no script, you know, you get very comfortable, maybe overly comfortable with that small audience. - Author: Betty White
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#27. To the great delight of two ducks, four cats, five hens and half a dozen Irish children; for they were out of the city for now. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#28. You should try getting some sleep."
Sloane frowned. "Giraffes only sleep four and a half hours a day."
-Sloane - Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes
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#29. I joined the Army at 19 as a soldier and spent about four and a half years with them. Then I broke my back in a freefall parachuting accident and spent a year in rehabilitation back in the U.K. - Author: Bear Grylls
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#30. I am among those who firmly believe that a round of golf should not take more than three and a half hours, four at most. Anything longer than that is not a round of golf, it's life in Albania. - Author: Dan Jenkins
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#31. I usually hang around the room listening to a bit of last night's show. If there's one available, I go to the steam room every day for my voice. I spend half an hour there and then I eat, because I can't eat later than four o'clock. Then I go for a soundcheck. That's my day. - Author: Phil Collins
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#32. We were happily married for eight months. Unfortunately, we were married for four and a half years. - Author: Nick Faldo
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#33. I never had a job. I bought my first house within a year of getting out of school, and I built a custom one four and a half years later. The Art Center didn't teach much about business, but I learned a lot from the Fortune 500 companies that were my clients. - Author: Richard MacDonald
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#34. If in making a picture you introduce two ideas, you weaken it by half-if three, it weakens by compound ratio-if four, the picture will be really too weak to consider at all and the human interest would be entirely lost. - Author: Howard Pyle
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#35. We spend about 20 percent of our total sleep time in a dream state. For most of us, this means we dream one and a half hours each night or, on the average, spend four years of our lifetime in a dream state. - Author: Patricia Garfield
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#36. From an evolutionary standpoint, human consciousness has not been around very long. A little light just went on after four and a half billion years. How often does that happen? Maybe it is quite rare. - Author: Elon Musk
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#37. You could buy a suckling pig with it, if you want to. You could raise it, and it would raise a litter of pigs, worth four, five dollars apiece. Or you can trade that half-dollar for lemonade, and drink it up. You do as you want, it's your money. - Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder
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#38. I count myself well educated, for the admirable woman at the head of the school which I attended from the age of four and a half till I was thirteen and a half, was a born teacher in advance of her own times. - Author: Catherine Helen Spence
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#39. I've never really taken more than four days off, so it was a lot for me to go away for three-and-a-half months. I went all over Europe. I walked on a whole bunch of beaches and I did a lot of thinking. - Author: Sean Combs
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#40. I've always wanted to be taller. I feel like a shrimp, but that's the way it goes. I'm five-foot four-and-a-half-inches - that's actually average. Everything about me is average. Everything's normal, in the books. It's the things inside me that make me not average. - Author: Madonna Ciccone
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#41. We have a balance of $ .32 in the bank ... Which makes us four-and-a-half trillion dollars richer than the federal government. - Author: Jim Borgman
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#42. I am this guy who's four and a half feet tall, but my life doesn't constantly address it. - Author: Peter Dinklage
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#43. My only failure was the restaurant in Myrtle Beach. I kept it open for four years. It was in a tourist town, it was only busy four and half, five months of the year. But the bills kept coming all year. - Author: Mickey Gilley
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#44. I been starin' at the back a Jimmy Nelson's head for four grades now and I been noticin' how his blond hair curls against the skin on his neck and the birthmark shaped like a half-moon I wanna press my fingernail into. - Author: Brooke Warra
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#45. I went in the Marines when I was 16. I spent four and a half years in the Marines and then came right to New York to be an actor. And then seven years later, I got my first job. - Author: Gene Hackman
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#46. I do my show half-hour a night four nights a week. I haven't seen my kids in 18 months, and I am losing calcium in my bones. Doctors say I should stop. I'm not going to. - Author: Stephen Colbert
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#47. There is mounting concern worldwide over the consumption of alcohol. The U.S. government estimates that 10.6 million adults are alcoholics and that one family in four is troubled by alcohol. It is a factor in half of all the nation's traffic deaths. - Author: Russell M. Nelson
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#48. But one of the coolest things about meteorites is that most were formed four-and-a-half-billion years ago, during the birth of our solar system, when, for reasons not yet known, a cloud of gas and dust was transformed into a sun with circling planets. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#49. I've been rapping and writing since junior high school, just having fun with it as a hobby. Then I got signed to a label Poe Boy Entertainment four years ago, I started taking it serious about a year and a half, two years ago. - Author: Jacki-O
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#50. We can't always know the whys and wherefores,' the old man said. 'A bird's given two wings, not four, because it can fly with two; so a man's not given to know everything, but only a half or a quarter. As much as he needs to know in order to live, so much he knows. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#51. In my day, at 12 years old, which was 38 years ago, we worked out in summer months for two and a half hours. Today someone in that age group might work out for four hours, two hours in the morning and two at night. - Author: Mark Spitz
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#52. I'm like a three-and-a-half, four-hour-a-night sleeper. It's not enough to function. - Author: Melissa McCarthy
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#53. Scientists say because of global warming they expect the world's oceans to rise four and a half feet. The scientists say this can mean only one thing: Gary Coleman is going to drown. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#54. It's a feeling of happiness that knocks me clean out of adjectives. I think sometimes that the best reason for writing novels is to experience those four and a half hours after you write the final word. - Author: Zadie Smith
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#55. Just blow in it and sound bad for about a year and then make it sound a little bit better, and you get a little band together, and then you get a few jobs. You take four guys that sound half bad, but if they're 25 percent each, they can give 100 percent, you know? - Author: Quincy Jones
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#56. Senator Douglas was very small, not over four and a half feet height, and there was a noticeable disproportion between the long trunk of his body and his short legs. His chest was broad and indicated great strength of lungs. - Author: Henry Villard
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#57. No queen has had to fight an insurrection in half a millennium. And she takes it personally. But it was her fate to be a good queen that followed four poor ones - Author: Paul W.S. Bowler
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#58. At weekends, I've been going on long but steady-paced four-and-a-half-hour bike rides. - Author: Denise Van Outen
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#59. What's the difference between Lindsay Lohan and Rick Perry? It only takes Lindsay four and a half hours to finish a sentence. - Author: Jay Leno
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#60. According to history, he wrote of humans originally having four arms, four legs, and a single head made up of two faces." I stared awkwardly at him. "But, in fear of their power, Zeus split them all in half, condemning them to a life of searching for their other half... - Author: K.A. Poe
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#61. The number of hours the average American watches TV has remained steady, at about four and a half hours a day, every day (by age sixty-five, a person will have spent twelve uninterrupted years in front of the TV). - Author: Neil Postman
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#62. Being Doctor Who, I used to look at the clock and know at half past four we were going to stop rehearsing - and that was a sad moment for me because I wanted to stay in this beautiful, unreal world. - Author: Tom Baker
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#63. Twenty-two years eight months and four days from that moment, a promising young Alpha- Minus administrator at Mwanza-Mwanza was to die of trypanosomiasis - the first case for over half a century. Sighing, Lenina went on with her work. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#64. The first four and a half years was me in the studio every day, writing songs for other people. I had jobs, too - eleven jobs. I worked at Kinko's, Fatburger, Subway - I was a sandwich artist - and I was a claims processor at Allstate Insurance. - Author: Frank Ocean
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#65. That is a gift to have four weeks to rehearse something. But remember, when you're doing a play half of that time you're getting to know the play and the other actors and then finally in the third week you have it pretty much on its feet. So it's all relative in different ways. - Author: Jeff Fahey
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#66. The long hour and a half walk-in to the secret pool , only to find four anglers filling it. Secret pools? The only secret about these pools is the name of the one person on the planet who does not know their location! - Author: Tony Bishop
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#67. How old are you? 'I'm four and a half!' You're never thirty-six and a half. You're four and a half, going on five! That's the key. - Author: George Carlin
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#68. 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. - Author: Mohsin Hamid
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#69. But as Hegel teaches us, beginnings are necessarily problematic. (As are endings.) How can I describe my first encounter with Ana fairly, when my understanding of her essence has passed through infinite iterations over the past four and a half years? My - Author: Alena Graedon
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#70. If you eat raw meat, it takes between seventy to seventy-two hours to pass through your system; cooked meat takes fifty to fifty-two hours; cooked vegetables twenty-four to thirty hours; uncooked vegetables twelve to fifteen hours; fruits one and a half to three hours. - Author: Sadhguru
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#71. I was born at a very early age. Before I had time to regret it, I was four and a half years old. - Author: Groucho Marx
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#72. My father brought me a box of books once when I was about three and a half or four. I remember the carton they were in and the covers with illustrations by Newell C. Wyeth. - Author: Paula Fox
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#73. I've established myself as a proper artist. And it's ridiculous when anyone questions my credibility - I've had four number one singles and I've also sold over two and a half million albums. I shouldn't have to convince people that I'm credible, but I'm glad people are now taking me more seriously. - Author: Olly Murs
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#74. I can remember times coming home from a chess club at four in the morning when I was half asleep and half dead and forcing myself to pray an hour and study (the Bible) an hour. You know, I
was half out of my head-stoned almost. - Author: Bobby Fischer
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#75. I feel like I've spent the majority of my time touring and traveling, so if I reduced the actual time making music, it's probably four and a half years at the most. - Author: Beck
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#76. It's a half bridge, really, as only four of its original arches remain. It ends midway across the river. Like it reached, tried to reunite with, the other side and fell short. - Author: Khaled Hosseini
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#77. I lay on my back, surprised at how calm and focused I felt, strapped to four and a half million pounds of explosives. - Author: Ron Garan
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#78. Ray had so much love of life and the music. He had so much integrity. He treated the music with so much dignity and respect. I spent four and a half years as a sideman with Ray Brown's trio. Music was his life, more so than anyone I could mention. - Author: Benny Green
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#79. I had four sandwiches when I left New York. I only ate one and a half during the whole trip and drank a little water. I don't suppose I had time to eat any more because, you know, it surprised me how short a distance it is to Europe. - Author: Charles Lindbergh
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#80. Most people have only half developed their single personalities. That a man should split his into four and more; and should develop each separately and perfectly, was so abnormal that many normals failed to understand it. - Author: Frederick Rolfe
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#81. The longest show I've ever done was four and a half years, so I can only imagine what ending an eight year show is like. - Author: Scott Bakula
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#82. I'm six foot four and a half and I have a temper. It's reserved for very important issues. If someone is asking me to make an artistic concession, then I'll become a madman. - Author: Tim Robbins
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#83. Let me tell you something: if you're on an island for three and a half months and you're four and a half hours by boat from the nearest store, and there's nobody but 30 crew members on the island, I guarantee that you'd be running around without your clothes on. - Author: Christopher Atkins
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#84. I have a four-and-a-half-, nearly five-octave range. I probably should have had extra lessons as a child, as I am certain my family heard my potential, but I didn't. I was in the choir as a schoolgirl, but really, it is all self-taught. - Author: Daphne Guinness
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#85. Holly: Seven and a half hours to save the world. Isn't there some law that says we get twenty-four?
Artemis: I don't think Opal pays much attention to laws. - Author: Eoin Colfer
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#86. Hey - with your metal leg and half a brain, and my four leftover senses, we almost make a whole person. - Author: Marie Lu
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#87. I started to put on weight when I was about four and a half and it got really bad when I was around nine. I ballooned. I was about 110 pounds. - Author: Carnie Wilson
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#88. 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. - Author: Daniel Tosh
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#89. It was a real rough year and a half. I was getting 80 shots every four weeks. - Author: David Gest
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#90. I have starved and it isn't nearly as bad as is generally supposed. Four days and a half was my longest stretch. Maybe there are pains that come later. Personally I think terror is the painful part of starvation. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#91. I come from a really big family, my father was a businessman and what he always instilled in us was to be your own boss. My father built up his business, and he was by no means a rich man, but he figured out how to work four-and-a-half days a week. - Author: Tony Shalhoub
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#92. I had Dell for four and a half years, and its sales are still phenomenal, but their operating margins started to contract, so I sold it in early 1999. There's nothing wrong with Dell! It's a fine company. It's just the business risk they took. - Author: Louis Navellier
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#93. After four movies, three concerts, and two-and-a-half museums, you sleep with him. It seems the right number of cultural events. - Author: Lorrie Moore
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#94. I trained three or four days a week for two and a half months, before they'd even let me near the real dress. And I destroyed two practice dresses completely. They were just ripped to shreds. They looked like cats had gotten a hold of them. - Author: Richard Madden
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#95. When I was a child, the Earth was said to be two billion years old. Now scientists say it's four and a half billion. So that makes me two and a half billion. - Author: Paul Erdos
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#96. The first idea, the first art piece I ever did, was when I was four. I cut the seed of a pear in half and the seed of an apple in half in put those two halves together and planted the seed, hoping a very strange tree might grow. And I never stopped. - Author: Yoko Ono
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#97. A very beautiful honey blonde, Sharon Tate, looked into the eyes of the man who the evidence shows just four and a half months later would order her tragic and violent death. - Author: Vincent Bugliosi
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#98. My father went to work by train every day. It was half an hour's journey each way, and he would read a paperback in four journeys. After supper, we all sat down to read - it was long before TV, remember! - Author: Maeve Binchy
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#99. I've only done four or five episodes of 'Two and a Half Men,' and its amazing how many people recognize me for that more than anything else in my career. - Author: Joel Murray
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#100. I was in jail four and a half years. When I came out, I continued the same struggle against injustice, but instead of using weapons, I began to use art and cinema. - Author: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
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