Partial Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old partial quotes, partial sayings, and partial proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


There is no partial sensitivity; either it is the state of one's whole being, total consciousness or it is not there at all      

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Partial examination will result in partial views of truth, which are necessarily imperfect; only careful comparisons will show the complete mind of God.     

Arthur Tappan Pierson

Don't get involved in partial problems, but always take flight to where there is a free view over the whole single great problem, even if this view is still not a clear one.     

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Partial knowledge is more triumphant than complete knowledge; it takes things to be simpler than they are, and so makes its theory more popular and convincing.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

Partial culture runs to the ornate, extreme culture to simplicity.     

Christian Nestell Bovee

Partial truths or half-truths are often more insidious than total falsehoods.     

Samuel P. Huntington

We may be partial, but fate is not.      

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In my mind, partial failure is always better than delusory success.     

William A. Henry III

Yesterday's partial obedience creates staggering consequences in today's experiences     

Priscilla Shirer

Partial justice may exist with hatred; full justice requires charity.     

Austin O'Malley