Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.Thomas Edison
The “brightness” of the 15 percent might or might not indicate a profound feeling for the causes of things; it is largely verbal and symbol-manipulating, and is almost certainly partly an obsessional device not to know and touch risky matter, just as Freud long ago pointed out that the nagging questions of small children are a substitute for asking the forbidden questions.paul goodman
Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.Lou Holtz
The Imperial Gazetteer of India reported the intensification of the urban character of Madras in the early twentieth century, noting that 30 percent of the city’s population was between the ages of twenty and forty and that the sex ratio was 98/100.Mary Hancock
I care what 51 percent of the people think about me.george w. bush
Homesickness is nothing … Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time.john cheever
One tenth of one percent of the population controls more than forty percent of the wealth. Oh America, how often have you taken necessities from the masses to give luxuries to the classes. If you are to be a truly Christian nation you must solve this problem.Martin Luther King Jr.
I've inherited100 percent of his enemies and only50 per cent of his friends.
Six percent unemployment only looks good from the vantage point of the other 94 percent.
I've come to the conclusion that roughly 50 percent of the adults in this country are simply too ignorant and functionally incompetent to be living in a free society. You might think I'm off base, but every day around half the people in this country go out of their way to prove me right.
We control fifty percent of a relationship. We influence one hundred percent of it.joyce brothers
In Berlin Jews controlled almost one hundred percent of the theaters and cinemas before the rise to power.hermann göring
Eighty percent of married men cheat in America. The rest cheat in Europe.
About 80 percent of our customers buy our shoes not to compete in, but to wear in their leisure time.ralf metzenmacher
Iraq is not [100 percent] disarmed, the commission can not verify that all weapons and capability to produce weapons are indeed disposed of, destroyed, removed, or rendered harmless in accordance with provisions of the Security Council resolution.scott ritter
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.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety nine percent perspiration.
Everyone recognized that only five percent of all the people born ever amount to anything at all. Everyone humbly thanked his providential stars that through his own personal efforts and merit he had become one of the superior five percent. Everyone looked with pity and contempt upon the ninety-five percent who did not share his grace.mark clifton
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.henry kissinger
It's not change when John McCain decided to stand with George Bush 95 percent of the time, as he did in the Senate last year.john mccain
Ninety percent of our lives is governed by emotion. Our brains merely register and act upon what is telegraphed to them by our bodily experience. Intellect is to emotion as our clothes are to our bodies; we could not very well have civilized life without clothes, but we would be in a poor way if we had only clothes without bodies.Alfred North Whitehead
Mechanical engineering is now the largest branch, with nearly 40 percent of the profession's members. Civil engineering, which was the largest branch prior to World War II, has dropped to second place, with about 25 percent of all engineers.
And we must face the fact that the United States is neither omnipotent or omniscient that we are only 6 percent of the world’s population that we cannot impose our will upon the other 94 percent of mankind that we cannot right every wrong or reverse every adversity and that therefore there cannot be an American solution to every world problem.
Let's ask ourselves: Does America really need 70 percent of the world's lawyers? Is it healthy for our economy to have 18 million new lawsuits coursing through the system annually? Is it right that people with disputes come up against staggering expense and delay?
The 21 countries with the highest incidence of HIV infection are all in Africa, and in 10 of those countries, at least 10 percent of the population is infected.