Percent

Famous quotes containing the word percent:

    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 (1882–1945)

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

    We find it easy to set limits when the issue is safety.... But 99 percent of the time there isn’t imminent danger; most of life takes place on more ambiguous ground, and children are experts at detecting ambivalence.
    Cathy Rindner Tempelsman (20th century)