Percent

Famous quotes containing the word percent:

    Social Security is a government program with a constituency made up of the old, the near old and those who hope or fear to grow old. After 215 years of trying, we have finally discovered a special interest that includes 100 percent of the population. Now we can vote ourselves rich.
    —P.J. (Patrick Jake)

    The ninety percent of human experience that does not fit into established narrative patterns falls into oblivion.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    Women think that an engineer is a man in hip boots building a dam. They don’t realize that 95 percent of engineering is done in a nice air-conditioned office.
    Beatrice Alice Hicks (1919–1979)