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Ninety Quotes

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Genius is one percent inspiration
and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
- Thomas Edison

Related topics: Motivational Perseverance Persistence

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

Ninety-nine percent of who you are
is invisible and untouchable.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Life is ten percent what happens to you
and ninety percent how you respond to it.
- Lou Holtz

 

I think and think for months and years.
Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false.
The hundredth time I am right.
- Albert Einstein

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty.
She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is.
- Ellen DeGeneres

Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten
percent a bad reputation.
- Henry A. Kissinger

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One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
- Peter Marshall

Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent,
hardworking, honest Americans.
It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity.
But then, we elected them.
- Lily Tomlin

Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical.
- Yogi Berra

I spent ninety percent of my money on wine,
women and song and just wasted the other ten percent.
- Ronnie Hawkins

All my experience of the world teaches me that in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred,
the safe and just side of a question is the generous and merciful side.
- Anna Jameson

The slogan was 'Don't trust anyone over thirty'.
Sixty years later the slogan became,
'Don't trust anyone over ninety'.
- John McCarthy

The first ninety minutes of a football match are the most important.
- Bobby Robson

Ninety per cent of how you learn is watching great people.
When you are surrounded by good actors it lifts your performance.
- Natalie Portman

In one case out of a hundred a point is excessively
discussed because it is obscure;
in the ninety-nine remaining it is obscure because
it is excessively discussed.
- Edgar Allan Poe

One person with a belief is equal to ninety-nine who have only interests.
- John Stuart Mill

People don't like to feed live mice and rats to their snakes.
Now we have a regular meat food that they will eat.
Ninety percent of the snakes will eat this food and love it.
- Dick Van Patten

Ninety percent I'll spend on good times,
women and Irish Whiskey.
The other ten percent I'll probably waste.
- Tug McGraw

There are one hundred and ninety nine ways to beat,
but only one way to win; get there first.
- Bill Shoemaker

Ninety-nine per cent of opening bands stink.
- Gene Ween

You talk to the real cops and they say ninety percent of it is paperwork.
- Joe Mantegna

Ninety-nine percent of the world's lovers are not with their first choice.
That's what makes the jukebox play.
- Willie Nelson

Back of ninety-nine out of one-hundred assertions that
a thing cannot be done is nothing,
but the unwillingness to do it.
- William Feather

Ninety percent of everything is crap.
- Theodore Sturgeon

Don't forget what I discovered that over ninety percent
of all national deficits from 1921 to 1939 were caused by payments for past,
present, and future wars.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Ninety percent of the people I grew up with didn't succeed.
- Eddie Perez

Ninety-nine percent of advertising doesn't sell much of anything.
- David Ogilvy

His genius he was quite content in one brief sentence to define;
Of inspiration one percent,
of perspiration, ninety nine.
- Thomas A. Edison

Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.
- Dianne Feinstein

The Ninety-Ninety Rule of Project Schedules -
the first ninety percent of the task takes ninety percent of the time,
and the last ten percent takes the other ninety percent.
- Arthur Bloch

Ninety percent of the members of the Academy of German
Law were not members of the Party.
- Hans Frank

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.
- Tony Bennett

Ninety percent of politics is deciding whom to blame.
- Meg Greenfield

Ninety-five percent of my audience was white.
- Jimmy Smith

The ninety and nine are with dreams,
content but the hope of the world made new,
is the hundredth man who is grimly bent on making those dreams come true.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Ninety percent of the preparation we do as actors is just jive.
It doesn't do anything.
- William H. Macy

Ninety-five percent of celebrity is good.
- Kevin Bacon

Management by objective works - if you know the objectives.
Ninety percent of the time you don't.
- Peter Drucker

Ninety-nine per cent of the people in the world are
fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.
- Thornton Wilder

Ninety percent of video game AI really is pretty damn bad.
I think that's actually why it's so much fun to shoot things.
Because the AI is so bad and the characters are so annoying.
- Matthew Perry

Olympics is global competition in which eighty,
ninety, hundred, hundred and ten countries participate.
- George Pataki

Ninety percent of my game is mental.
It's my concentration that has gotten me this far.
- Chris Evert

Ninety percent of the hands aren't shown in a poker game.
- Doyle Brunson

He is a great simpleton who imagines that the chief
power of wealth is to supply wants.
In ninety-nine cases out of a hundred it creates more wants than it supplies.
- William Wirt

After the United States entered the war,
I joined the Naval Reserve and spent ninety days in
a Columbia University dormitory learning to be a naval officer.
- James Tobin

Winning a competition in architecture is a ticket to oblivion.
It's just an idea.
Ninety-nine per cent never get built.
- Daniel Libeskind

My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it.
People need somebody to watch over them.
Ninety-five percent of the people in the world need
to be told what to do and how to behave.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Ninety-five percent of our wool is going to China.
- Jim Elliot

If you treat people right they will treat you right...
ninety percent of the time.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

I have found that a smile and a stick will carry you through all right,
and in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred it is the
smile that does the trick.
- Robert Powell

Ninety-seven is my lucky number.
- Antonia Fraser

I throw the ball ninety-two miles an hour,
but they hit it back just as hard.
- Joaquin Andujar

A man ninety years old was asked to what he attributed his longevity.
I reckon, he said, with a twinkle in his eye,
it because most nights I went to bed and slept when
I should have sat up and worried.
- Garson Kanin

I made a photograph of a garden in Kyoto,
the Zen garden, which is a rectangle.
But a photograph taken from any one point will not show,
well it shows a rectangle, but not with ninety degree angles.
- David Hockney

Right now there should be a moratorium on the cutting
down of old growth in this country.
That is a small thing to ask at this point.
There is only four percent of old growth left.
Ninety-six percent of it has been cut down.
- Woody Harrelson

Ninety percent of people's nightmares is standing in front of 1,000 people.
Did you know that? And having to speak.
You would have thought it would have been a madman
tying you up and taking your eyes out.
- Robbie Coltrane

We all know we have a problem, a broad problem.
Ninety-eight percent of the fuel that is used by our vehicles,
our autos and trucks for personal and commercial purposes,
for highway and air travel operates on oil.
The world has the same problem.
- John Olver

Ninety per cent of the world's woe comes from people not knowing themselves,
their abilities, their frailties, and even their real virtues.
Most of us go almost all the way through life as complete strangers to ourselves -
so how can we know anyone else?
- Sydney J. Harris

Young men of this class never do anything for themselves
that they can get other people to do for them,
and it is the infatuation, the devotion,
the superstition of others that keeps them going.
These others in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred are women.
- Henry James

Ninety percent of the time, you're going to hear no.
It took me seven years to make 'Once Upon a Time...
When We Were Colored.' Nobody wanted to see the movie made.
I got the movie made.
- Tim Reid

There is always a multitude of reasons both in favor
of doing a thing and against doing it.
The art of debate lies in presenting them;
the art of life lies in neglecting ninety-nine hundredths of them.
- Mark Rutherford

I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat
the subject of her age with ambiguity until,
perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety.
Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world.
- Carl Sandburg

Hitting a baseball well, as in cricket,
is a very rare skill.
One of most difficult things to do in the world to do,
hitting a ball coming at you at ninety miles an hour with a round bat.
Wonderful to watch.
- Peter Tork

Up until, really, Roosevelt, African-Americans largely
voted ninety per cent Republican.
That was the political origins, that's what their political
voice was in the Republican party.
During that history, that last sixty or seventy years of history,
the Republican party effectively walked away from the community.
They were afraid to really embrace civil rights even
though they embraced civil rights legislation.
And so it's not enough to just to put it on paper,
you gotta actually show up and be in the community,
and understand what that struggle was really about.
- Michael Steele

Yeah, there were a few years in the early nineties
where I really began to hate what was valued as funny
and just sort of what was valued in stand-up,
period.
- Patton Oswalt

In the nineties I was doing those Blues Bureau records,
but over the past two years, I have really gone back
to my Christian roots and have been born again.
- Rick Derringer

I mean, the death in the late eighties and early nineties
really shook out a lot of hacks.
The pond just sort of dried up for a lot of really bad comedians.
- Patton Oswalt

I started to write in 2001.
I wrote the books for the fun of it.
It was an old idea I had had since the nineties.
- Steig Larsson

Nineties style isn't.
- David Borenstein

Guitar players in the nineties seem to be reacting
against the technique oriented eighties.
- Kirk Hammett


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