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Quotes of percent

  1. I think if you want to become a great football player, professional, you must give all the time one hundred percent you must work hard- to be lucky is a good thing- but if you work hard and you give everything you will have great success. – Greg Akcelrod
  2. Seventy percent of success in life is showing up. – Woody Allen
  3. How is the government going to run without people like us? We make 35 percent of the bread in this country, and that much of the margarine, and cooking oil, and all the other things. – Dwayne Andreas
  4. Now we maintain that we cannot be afford to be concerned about 6 percent of the children in this country, black children, who you allow to come into white schools. We have 94 percent who still live in shacks. We are going to be concerned about those 94 percent – Stokely Carmichael
  5. For me, writing is 75 percent procrastinating and 25 percent actually sitting down and working. – Zooey Deschanel
  6. Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want. – Dianne Feinstein
  7. If US per capita income continues to grow at a rate of 1. 5 percent a year, the country will have plenty of money to finance comfortable retirements and high -quality healthcare for all citizens, including those at the bottom of the wage ladder. – William Greider
  8. Currently, only 70 percent of our high school students earn diplomas with their peers, and less than one -third of our high school students graduate prepared for success in a four -year college. – Ruben Hinojosa
  9. His unit is in charge of 5, 000 homes, and they've only been able to search about 2 percent of them. People are standing on roofs or sticking their hands out of air vents so they can get rescued. – Allen Johnson
  10. If American women would increase their voting turnout by ten percent I think we would see an end to all of the budget cuts in programs benefiting women and children. – Coretta Scott King
  11. I do need to be told when I'm going wrong. No one's acting can be an exact, 100 percent science. – Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
  12. Our own State Department polls say that 80 percent of Iraqis view the United States as an unpopular occupier. – Marty Meehan
  13. In Washington State, the immigrant population has grown by 42 percent in the five years between 2000 and 2005- which is an increase from 8 percent to 10. 6 percent of the overall population- and the jobless rate in the state has hit a 6 year low. – Dave Reichert
  14. When I came to Congress, like our first panel, small business people, 64 percent of the people had health insurance. We'd buy it. Now, we're down to about 34 percent That's why we have to do something on health care in this country because the cost is killing us. – Bart Stupak
  15. With only 2 percent of the world's proven reserves of oil, we in the United States can pump until we are blue in the face and it will not change the fact that we need more diverse and more secure sources of energy. – Zack Wamp

Usage examples for percent

  1. Like many other foods prepared from the roots of plants, it consists of a large percent of starch. ” – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  2. As large as this total might appear, still less than one percent of the twelve million Negroes were recorded in the 1940 census. ” – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  3. “ Recquillart gets ten percent of the profits, besides a small commission as broker. ” – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  4. The tank holds five gallons; get $ 50 a gallon- a dollar and a half an acre and keep ten percent for yourself. ” – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  5. They were already down to 40 percent – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  6. That is like spending eighty percent of your building- money on the vestibule of the house. ” – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  7. Sonya Borisovna got the remaining fifty percent – The Foreign Hand Tie by Gordon Randall Garrett
  8. “ To make fifty thousand credits from one thousandth of one percent royalties on a book selling at five credits the copy, one must needs sell a billion copies. ” – A World by the Tale by Gordon Randall Garrett
  9. One- hundred- percent conversion atomic bomb, tailored exactly to fit the job. ” – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  10. “ " Six- percent twenty- thousand- Why, that's not a man- to- man proposition! ” – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  11. Vessels could trade only at ports controlled or approved by the Portuguese, where they must pay a duty of 8 percent on all cargo in and out. ” – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  12. Today over 90 percent of the people of Latin America live in democracy. ” – State of the Union Addresses of Ronald Reagan by Ronald Reagan
  13. And we can believe, oh, up to eighty percent of what he tells us, and that's sixty percent better than any of the other native princes, except King Kankad, of course. ” – Uller Uprising by Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  14. It was definitely proven that the values that Arcot and Morey had assigned from purely theoretical calculations were correct to within one- tenth of one percent – The Black Star Passes by John W Campbell
  15. It is 10 times our expenditures for defense before the war; it amounts to about 10 percent of our expected national income. ” – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  16. Like 80 percent of it. ” – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  17. “ " Congratulations on the mop- up, which I understand was one hundred point oh oh oh percent the officer said. ” – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  18. “ That's just pure, one- hundred percent poppyshit, is all. ” – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  19. Here, where the gravity was only thirty- eight percent of the terrestrial, that was possible. ” – Stamped Caution by Raymond Zinke Gallun

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