Quotation Explorer - 'Percent'

Eighty percent of married men cheat in America. The rest cheat in Europe. - Jackie Mason
My whole thing was, if I can put in 5 percent of the effort of somebody getting an A, and I can get a C minus, that’s amazing, he explains. It’s certainly good enough, right? [Then] I can take the other 95 percent of the time and invest it in something I really care about. - David Heinemeier Hansson
I'm probably 20 percent atheist and 80 percent agnostic. I don't think anyone really knows. You'll either find out or not when you get there, until then there's no point thinking about it. - Brad Pitt
I hate often and easily. I hate, for example, people who sit with their legs splayed. People who claim to give 110 percent. People who call themselves "comfortable" when what they mean is decadently rich. You're so judgmental, my shrink tells me, and I cry all the way home, thinking of it. - Jenny Offill
People don't live nowadays --- they get about ten percent out of life.
We use 10 percent of our brains. Imagine how much we could accomplish if we used the other 60 percent. - Ellen DeGeneres
Young girls frequently report that their early sexual experiences were coerced. In a study in South Africa, 30 percent of girls report that their first sexual intercourse was forced. In rural Malawi, 55 percent of adolescent girls surveyed report that they were often forced to have sex. - Njovana Watts
If you love someone he or she will love you back one hundred percent of the time. - Debasish Mridha
You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take. - Wayne Gretzky
Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad. - Henry Kissinger
I’m bored’ is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless; it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say ‘I’m bored. - Louis C.K.
Gravity is a contributing factor in nearly 73 percent of all accidents involving falling objects. - Dave Barry
the Reagan years "produced one of the most dramatic redistributions of income in the nation's history....The income of families in the bottom decile fell by 10.4 percent...while the income of those in the top one percent rose by 87.1 percent."Chain Reaction, 23 - Thomas B. Edsall
Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration. - Thomas A. Edison
Most people live ninety percent in the past, seven percent in the present, and that only leaves three percent for the future. - John Steinbeck
We still do not know one-thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us. - Albert Einstein
I naively believe that self-love is 80 percent of the solution, that it helps beyond words to take yourself through the day as you would with your most beloved mental-patient relative, with great humor and lots of small treats. - Anne Lamott
At best, IQ contributes about 20 percent to the factors that determine life success, which leaves 80 percent to other forces. - Lisa Lantieri
A #loveselfie isn't a picture or a status update. It's an attitude of embracing, accepting, and valuing yourself, exactly as you are in each moment. It's being one hundred percent present with yourself. Try it. - Amy Leigh Mercree
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
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
As you grow older, it becomes harder to feel 100 percent happy; you learn all the things that can go wrong, you become superstitious about tempting fate, about bringing disaster upon your life by accidentally feeling too good one day. - Douglas Coupland
Look, he said, the point is there’s no way to be a hundred percent sure about anyone or anything. So you’re left with a choice. Either hope for the best, or just expect the worst.If you expect the worst, you’re never disappointed, I pointed out.Yeah, but who lives like that? - Sarah Dessen
Why are you unhappy?Because 99.9 percent of everything you think, and of everything you do, is for yourself—and there isn’t one. - Wei Wu Wei
I have no idea what White House statement was was issued, but I stand by it 100 percent.
It is a sad fact that 50 percent of marriages in this country end in divorce. But hey, the other half end in death. You could be one of the lucky ones!
Sex appeal is fifty percent what you've got and fifty percent what people think you've got. - Sophia Loren
Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses. - George Washington Carver
I have something that I call my Golden Rule. It goes something like this: 'Do unto others twenty-five percent better than you expect them to do unto you.' The twenty-five percent is for error. - Linus Pauling
Love is 100% percent practical, oral performance is an ultimate turn-off, whether you like it or not. - Michael Bassey Johnson
God has a hundred percent success rate in all that He does. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Will you succeed? Yes you will indeed! (98 and 3-4 percent guaranteed.) - Dr. Seuss
Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent. - Langston Coleman
A handsome prince, such as yourself, deserves someone who is no less than one hundred percent dedicated to him. - Colleen Houck
I've always been like that; I give 100 percent. I can't do it any other way. - Emma Watson
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
People who meet in airports are seventy-two percent more likely to fall for each other than people who meet anywhere else. - The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
Five percent of the people think; ten percent of the people think they think; and the other eighty-five percent would rather die than think. - Thomas A. Edison
Homesickness is. . . absolutely nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time. . . You don't really long for another country. You long for something in yourself that you don't have, or haven't been able to find.
I meant what I said, and I said what I meant. An elephant's faithful, one hundred percent. - Dr. Seuss
I would rather make one percent of a hundred men's efforts than one hundred percent of my own. This way if ten get sick and ten get run over by a truck, I still have eighty percent of my income.
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
And will you succeed? Yes indeed, yes indeed! Ninety-eight and three-quarters percent guaranteed! - Dr. Seuss
Why do more than 40 percent of Americans think that the Universe began after the domestication of the dog? - Lalla Ward
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
Eighty percent of success is showing up. - Woody Allen
People should train their brain by watching films, by listening music, by playing games, by reading quotes. If people do this, I can said from this a big percent from here you can become clever. - Deyth Banger
In 1950, the [Gallup organization] asked high school kids, are you a very important person? Then 12 percent said yes. Asked again in 2005, 80 percent said, yes, I'm a very important person. - David Brooks
Every minute you spend in planning saves 10 minutes in execution; this gives you a 1,000 percent Return on Energy! - Brian Tracy
In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts. - Peter McWilliams
If you treat people right they will treat you right - ninety percent of the time. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Mothers may still want their sons to grow up to be President, but according to a famous Gallup poll of some years ago, some 73 percent do not want them to become politicians in the process. - John F. Kennedy
The reality of the mind can be one hundred percent different than the reality of the reality! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I do not take advice from people who are 100 percent sure. I take advice from those that believe they are as close to sure as possible, but understand they could be completely wrong. - Marc Marcel
If got chance, 90% of married women in this world possess the power to manage home, child and career simultaneously, and many are still doing it. The challenge here is that what percent of married men has the will to say - I will help you out. - Shayana K.
If sin becomes an abomination to you, you will have a hundred percent victory over it. - Sunday Adelaja
Life is 10 percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it. - Lou Holtz
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation. - Henry Kissinger
Ninety percent of everything is crap. - Theodore Sturgeon
Seventy percent of success in life is showing up. - Woody Allen
Someday you will wake up feeling 51 percent happy and slowly, molecule by molecule, you will feel like yourself again. - Amy Poehler
We have calcium in our bones, iron in our veins, carbon in our souls, and nitrogen in our brains. 93 percent stardust, with souls made of flames, we are all just stars that have people names. - Nikita Gill
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
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
If you treat people right they will treat you right ... ninety percent of the time. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Senator John Kyle claiming that over 90 percent of what Planned Parenthood does is abortion.: Over 90 percent, that is unbelievable...in that it is not true. Only 3 percent of what Planned Parenthood does is abortion. Kyle just rounded it up to the nearest 90. - Stephen Colbert
Well, life isn't a cakewalk, is it?! Eighty-nine percent of the world's most valuable art was created by men living in rat-infested flats. You think Velásquez wore Adidas? You think he enjoyed the luxuries of central heating and twenty-four-hour pizza delivery?! - Marisha Pessl
I will cut taxes - cut taxes - for 95 percent of all working families, because, in an economy like this, the last thing we should do is raise taxes on the middle class. - Barack Obama
Ninety percent of everything you believe you can achieve in life you will. - Gregory C. Dugger
Transcendent, magical romance happens when you’re one hundred percent present for each other as #supersoul lovers. - Amy Leigh Mercree
10 percent of any population is cruel, no matter what, and 10 percent is merciful, no matter what, and the remaining 80 percent can be moved in either direction. - Susan Sontag
Human beings are seventy percent water, and with some the rest is collagen. - Martin Mull
Ninety percent of all mental errors are in your head. - Yogi Berra
A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine. - Thomas Jefferson
True love is 20 percent care and 80 percent understanding. - Abhijit Naskar
I suppose the only time we ever really get to be happy in life—like one hundred percent blissful—is when we’re little kids.""Because there’s less to worry about?""Because we’re too stupid to know how worried we should be. - Brian K. Vaughan
Being ninety nine percent sure opens for a possibility that you might be a hundred percent wrong. - Hasse Jerner
If divorce has increased by one thousand percent, don't blame the women's movement. Blame the obsolete sex roles on which our marriages were based. - Betty Friedan
Ninety percent of success come from the choices you make; the other ten percent comes from persistence. - Debasish Mridha
Invest three percent of your income in yourself (self-development) in order to guarantee your future. - Brian Tracy
The world today has 6.8 billion people. That's heading up to about nine billion. Now if we do a really great job on new vaccines, health care & reproductive health services, we could LOWER that by perhaps 10 or 15 percent. - Bill Gates
I know I fib a good deal. After all, a woman's charm is fifty percent illusion. - Tennessee Williams
My guess is that well over 80 percent of the human race goes without having a single original thought. - H. L. Mencken
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
Something is wrong here: sex has been with us since the human race began its existence, yet I would estimate that 90 percent of human beings still suffer enormous inhibitions in this area. - Xaviera Hollander
Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality rate is one hundred percent. - R.D. Laing
We don't know a millionth of one percent about anything. - Thomas A. Edison
In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.
If more than ten percent of the population likes a painting it should be burned, for it must be bad. - George Bernard Shaw
Ninety-nine percent of all failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. - George Washington Carver
There are so many things we can have in this world, but only 10 percent of it changes the condition of someone's heart. - Shannon L. Alder
In 2008, when almost every other investor got crushed, and even the Wall Street "experts" were down by almost half, I was up 17 percent - beating the S&P Average by over 50 percent.Reminiscences of a Stock Market Flea - James J. Houts
Being ninty nine percent sure opens for a possibility that you might be a hundred percent wrong. - Hasse Jerner
Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it. - Dorothy M. Neddermeyer
Committing your goals to paper increases the likelihood of your achieving them by one thousand percent. - Brian Tracy
In 2008, when almost every other investor got crushed, and even the Wall Street 'experts' were down by almost half, I was up 17 percent - beating the S&P Average by over 50 percent.Reminiscences of a Stock Market Flea - James J. Houts
99 percent of every beautiful thing you ever knew escaped and went back out into the world where you vaguely remembered it. - Ron Padgett
Life is 10 percent what you make itand 90 percent how you take it. - Irving Berlin
20 percent customers give you 80 percent of the business? Are you focusing on them? - Azim Jamal & Brian Tracy
As a magician you will miss the hundred percent of the applause if you don't perform. - Amit Kalantri
cross-national studies show that the U.S. poverty rate, which stands persistently above 12 percent, is not only the highest poverty rate of any advanced industrial nation, but is more than twice the average for that group.Pursuing the American Dream, 9, 276 - Calvin C. Jillson
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