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Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.
C. S. Lewis
Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law. It's nine-tenths of the problem.
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
Nine-tenths of the people were created so you would want to be with the other tenth.
Nine-tenths of the existing books are nonsense and the clever books are the refutation of that nonsense.
I love what I do. I take great pride in what I do. And I can't do something halfway, three-quarters, nine-tenths. If I'm going to do something, I go all the way.
Nine-tenths of tactics are certain, and taught in books: but the irrational tenth is like the kingfisher flashing across the pool, and that is the test of generals.
T. E. Lawrence
The trick to being a novelist is to act like an iceberg. Make it seem as if you're displaying only one-tenth of what you know, and the other nine-tenths isn't visible and never mind if that part is pure styrofoam!
Nine-tenths of our suffering is caused by others not thinking so much of us as we think they ought.
I think that one possible definition of our modern culture is that it is one in which nine-tenths of our intellectuals can't read any poetry.
To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself.
Francis Marion Crawford
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