Quotation Explorer - 'Cent'

Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration. - Thomas A. Edison
genius is 1 per cent inspiration and 99 per cent perspiration - Thomas Edison
I'm self-sufficient. I spend a lot of time on my own and I shut off quite easily. When I communicate, I communicate 900 per cent, then I shut off, which scares people sometimes. - Björk
I sat down on the sofa, surrounded by years of coffee rings and sandwich stains. If the police ever did a DNA test on this sofa, it would be ninety per cent disappointment. - Danny Wallace
By now, they rank people by income level or wages roughly the same: The bottom seventy per cent or so are virtually disenfranchised; they have almost no influence on policy, and as you move up the scale you get more influence. At the very top, you basically run the show. - Noam Chomsky
It may be that DMT makes us able to perceive what the physicist call "dark matter" - the 95 per cent of the universe's mass that is known to exist but that at present remains invisible to our senses and instruments. - Graham Hancock
Hard-covered books break up friendships. You loan a hard covered book to a friend and when he doesn’t return it you get mad at him. It makes you mean and petty. But twenty-five cent books are different. - John Steinbeck
Of the many species that have existed on earth--estimates run as high as fifty billion--more than ninety-nine per cent have disappeared. In the light of this, it is sometimes joked that all of life today amounts to little more than a rounding error.more than a rounding error. - Elizabeth Kolbert
Par le bois du Djinn s’entasse de l’effroiParle ! Bois du gin ou cent tasses de lait froid - Alphonse Allais
Nobody was ever meant to remember or invent what he did with every cent. - Robert Frost
Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn't have a cent.
When the last dime is gone, I'll sit on the curb outside with a pencil and a ten cent notebook and start the whole thing over again. - Preston Sturges
If you’re in the luckiest one per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent. - Warren Buffett
What I give form to in daylight is only one per cent of what I have seen in darkness. - M. C. Escher
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