Quotation Explorer - 'Ninety'

I write one page of masterpiece to ninety-one pages of shit. I try to put the shit in the wastebasket. - Ernest Hemingway
Most people live ninety percent in the past, seven percent in the present, and that only leaves three percent for the future. - John Steinbeck
Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. - George Washington Carver
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests. - Peter Marshall
Two percent of the people think; three percent of the people think they think; and ninety-five percent of the people would rather die than think. - George Bernard Shaw
In some way or another we are all agnostics. We don’t believe in ninety-nine percent of Gods, and we don’t know the ultimate reality. - Debasish Mridha
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
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. - Lou Holtz
Being ninety nine percent sure opens for a possibility that you might be a hundred percent wrong. - Hasse Jerner
All my experience of the world teaches me that in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, the safe and just side of a question is the generous and merciful side. - Anna Jameson
Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration. - Thomas A. Edison
Colleges typically did not tell you that ninety percent of your education came after you hung the parchment on the wall. People might ask for a rebate. - Tom Clancy
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the heck she is. - Ellen DeGeneres
Ask anyone; possibly ninety-five percent of our wishes have come true. The unfortunate part is, we all overlook that, and regret all our lives and torment ourselves for not getting the other five percent. - Love, Life, and Logic
The War,' said a soldier proverb, 'will last a hundred years--five years of fighting and ninety-give of winding up the barbed wire. - Preston William Slosson
I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right. - Albert Einstein
Ninety percent of success come from the choices you make; the other ten percent comes from persistence. - Debasish Mridha
Flirting with the dark side has always had it's fascination. Because you learn, and there's wisdom there. Escpecially with the post-Freudian era with the young, the shadow is ninety percent gold. You hold treasures there that you need to learn about yourself to be a whole person. - Edward Herrmann
If you treat people right they will treat you right ... ninety percent of the time. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. - Ellen DeGeneres
The ninety and nine are with dreams, content, but the hope of the world made new, is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true. - Edgar Allan Poe
Speechless and very nearly panting, she fell back against the wall with a thump, knowing that if she lived to be ninety, she would still carry the searing mark of that kiss on her soul."At last," he murmured. "A way to shut you up." Christovao Santos (Chris), Sanctuary - Sharon K. Garner
Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then--we elected them. - Lily Tomlin
We're all innately creative; I'm not bringing anything magical to it. Ninety percent of inventing is putting in the hours and just trying. You don't need to make a big leap—you - need to take a thousand small steps. - James Jorash
Ninety percent of everything you believe you can achieve in life you will. - Gregory C. Dugger
Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it. - Dorothy M. Neddermeyer
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation. - Henry Kissinger
Life is a God-damned, stinking, treacherous game and nine hundred and ninety-nine men out of a thousand are bastards.
An emotion like anger that's an automatic response lasts just ninety seconds from the moment it's triggered until it runs its course. One and a half minutes, that's all. When it lasts any longer, which it usually does, it's because we've chosen to rekindle it. - Pema Chödrön
The joy of one success far supersedes the ninety nine miserable attempts that may sometimes be called failure. - Auliq-Ice
Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses. - George Washington Carver
Havana, Cuba, in which city yellow fever had not failed to make its yearly appearance during the past one hundred and forty years... Havana was freed from yellow fever within ninety days. Dr. , 1902 - Walter Reed
SAUCE, n. The one infallible sign of civilization and enlightenment. A people with no sauces has one thousand vices; a people with one sauce has only nine hundred and ninety-nine. For every sauce invented and accepted a vice is renounced and forgiven. - Ambrose Bierce
Ninety percent of all mental errors are in your head. - Yogi Berra
In one case out of a hundred a point is excessively discussed because it is obscure; in the ninety-nine remaining it is obscure because it is excessively discussed. - Edgar Allan Poe
And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed! - Dr. Seuss
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
Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration. - Thomas A. Edison
Ninety percent of everything is crap. - Theodore Sturgeon
Management by objectives works if you first think through your objectives. Ninety percent of the time you haven't. - Peter Drucker
Don't look for the ninety percent of the darkness in a person's soul. Look for the ten percent of light they have left, then lend them yours because light was meant to be shared. - Shannon L. Alder
When I turned two I was really anxious, because I'd doubled my age in a year.I thought, if this keeps up, by the time I'm six I'll be ninety. - Steven Wright
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