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Ninety-Nine Percent Quotes
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Thomas A. Edison
Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
George Washington Carver
Ninety-nine percent of the people in the world are fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.
Ninety-nine percent of who you are is invisible and untouchable.
R. Buckminster Fuller
Ninety-nine percent of the world's lovers are not with their first choice. That's what makes the jukebox play.
Ninety-nine percent is in the delivery. If you have the right voice and the right delivery, you're cocky enough, and you pound down on the punch line, you can say anything and make people laugh maybe three times before they realize you're not telling jokes.
Ninety-nine percent of people now call me The Hoff - and it's out of respect.
Ninety-nine percent of advertising doesn't sell much of anything.
Ninety-nine percent of Indian people loved me and they still love me.
M. F. Husain
I was 13 when my parents moved to Israel, and I was put in a Scottish mission school. Ninety-nine percent of the children were Israeli... Suddenly, I found myself speaking the wrong language, dressed in the wrong clothes, picked up by the wrong mode of transportation - an embassy car instead of a bus.
Arlie Russell Hochschild
I've been so fortunate because I never really had ups and downs as far as my career. Ninety-nine percent of the time, I've been sold out all over the world.
Ninety-nine percent of Americans have never had malaria, but I've been in Africa and have had malaria six times, so I can say now what it's like to get malaria, and it's horrible.
Ninety-nine percent of pilots that go up never have engine failure, and the 1 percent that do usually land it. But if you're up in the air and something goes wrong, you pull that parachute, and the whole plane goes down slowly.
Ninety-nine percent of the time, when it comes down to it, if I have the choice between a great role and seeing a new guy, I would probably go for the great role because I figure if the guy's really that great that he'll be around once I'm done with the movie.
Ninety-nine percent of singing is listening and hearing, and so then 1 percent of it is singing.
Ninety-nine percent of the music that was of any interest to me when I was growing up came out of the black community.
Actually ninety-nine percent of my acting has nothing to do sci-fi or fantasy, I consider it a good part of my acting, and enjoy the roles I play.
If I have a better idea, I say, 'Can we try one like this?' I try not to step on writers' toes, but ninety-nine percent of the time, it ends up in the movie, and sometimes it's the line that everyone remembers and quotes from the movie.
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