Quotes of cent

  1. Sixty per cent of people entering prison today are illiterate. – Jeffrey Archer
  2. Less than fifteen per cent of the people do any original thinking on any subject. The greatest torture in the world for most people is to think. – Luther Burbank
  3. For the 95 per cent whose only means of schooling is the district or the city school, we must provide what we are not now providing, an education that will better fit them for the struggle of life. – Arthur Capper
  4. I prefer to commit 100 per cent to a movie and make fewer films, because it takes over your life. – Jodie Foster
  5. Nobody was ever meant, To remember or invent, What he did with every cent – Robert Frost
  6. I mark a script like an exam, and I try not to do anything under 50 per cent Similarly with the part. And also film is a peculiar thing, parts don't necessarily read in script form anything like as well as they can do when it comes to materialising. – John Hurt
  7. Every cent we earn from Crocodile Hunter goes straight back into conservation. Every single cent – Steve Irwin
  8. We were doing things with a hundred per cent feeling. It wasn't programmed. It wasn't asked for. It wasn't structured. It was just there. It was very raw. I don't think the industry would allow that to happen again. – Ben E. King
  9. I may have exaggerated a bit when I said that 80 per cent of the top 100 women are fat pigs. What I meant to say was 75 per cent of the top 100 women are fat pigs. – Richard Krajicek
  10. There is no need for advertisements to look like advertisements. If you make them look like editorial pages, you will attract about 50 per cent more readers. – David Ogilvy
  11. Ninety per cent of how you learn is watching great people. When you are surrounded by good actors it lifts your performance. – Natalie Portman
  12. Till now poets were privileged to insert a certain proportion of nonsense- very far in excess of one -half of one per cent into their otherwise sober documents. – John C. Ransom
  13. Capital, however capital may be defined, would practically cease to exist as an income producing fund, for the simple reason that if money, wherewith to buy capital, could be obtained for one -half of one per cent capital itself could command no higher price. – John Buchanan Robinson
  14. I used up every cent I earned as an actress. – Gene Tierney
  15. So -called defense now absorbs sixty per cent of the national budget, and about twelve per cent of the Gross National Product. – George Wald

Usage examples for cent

  1. See also Mosheim, Cent – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  2. It seems to be one cent out." – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  3. No, they won't get any more pay, not a damned cent – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  4. You know I'd break a date with any one of 'em any day in the week for a sixty- cent table d'hote with you! – Every Soul Hath Its Song by Fannie Hurst
  5. You are at present getting fifteen pounds a month, and five per cent – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. I couldn't scare him worth a cent – Fore! by Charles Emmett Van Loan
  7. You shoot me and you won't get a cent – Captain Macklin by Richard Harding Davis
  8. I have got 5 per cent – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  9. Not a red cent – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  10. There's not a cent left! – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  11. After a few months he would return the money less ten per cent – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  12. Tess and Dot did their part, and that the entire five and ten cent store was not bought out was not their fault. – The Corner House Girls at School by Grace Brooks Hill
  13. Paul, on the other hand, hardly ever had a cent which he could call his own. – Winning His Way by Charles Carleton Coffin
  14. It'll hurt me terribly- and I owe you every cent of it, on my word of honor! – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  15. I am in- no- cent I swear it! – The Shadow World by Hamlin Garland
  16. I haven't a cent Janet, but I'll raise a quarter somewhere, from Terry or from dad, and I'll bring it with me tonight. – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  17. I didn't spend a cent of your old money. – Jerry's Charge Account by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
  18. Not that I care a cent for Lew- not a bit of it. – The Riflemen of the Miami by Edward S. Ellis
  19. We do not have to repack stored apples before marketing; only lose about one per cent – The Apple by Various
  20. The issue of six per cent – The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2) by Jefferson Davis

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