Quotes of Tenth

“ It's never over. You don't want to be in the position to be down four runs in the ninth inning, but it's not over until the last out. ”

- Derek Jeter

“ One-tenth of the folks run the world. One-tenth watch them run it, and the other eighty percent don't know what the hell's going on. ”

- Jake Simmons

“ Nine-tenths of the people were created so you would want to be with the other tenth. ”

- Horace Walpole

“ Nine-tenths of our sickness can be prevented by right thinking plus right hygiene — nine-tenths of it! ”

- Henry Miller

“ The nine-tenths prove man's love, but the one-tenth tests man's legal obedience. ”

- Herschel Hobbs

“ Possession isn't nine-tenths of the law its nine-tenths of the problem. Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given, never forgotten, never let it disappear. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ In 15 years we'll have all the sequence, a list of the genes everyone has in common and those that differ among people. We know only something like a tenth of 1 percent of the sequence at the moment. ”

- Walter Gilbert

“ Possession is nine tenths of the law. ”

- Unknown

“ Teaching isn't one-tenth as effective as training. ”

- Horace Mann

“ There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate truck driver than a tenth-rate executive. ”

- B. C. Forbes

“ Error is far more common than fraud which probably comprises 1 percent or a tenth of a percent of the literature. ”

- Walter Gilbert

“ Four-fifths of all our troubles would disappear, if we would only sit down and keep still. ”

- Calvin Coolidge

“ It can take only a tenth of a second for someone to surrender the lead and wind up in the last position. ”

- Jose Manuel Moreno

“ Of every ten persons who talk about you, nine will say something bad, and the tenth will say something good in a bad way. ”

- Antoine Rivarol

“ If the tenth of the population that is gay became visible tomorrow, the panic of the majority of people would inspire repressive legislation of a sort that would shock even the pessimists among us. ”

- Jane Rule

“ Nine-tenths of wisdom is appreciation. Go find somebody's hand and squeeze it, while there's time. ”

- Dale Dauten

“ Five days shalt thou labour, as the Bible says. The seventh day is the Lord thy God's. The sixth day is for football. ”

- Anthony Burgess

“ They received the use of the five operations of the Lord and in the sixth place he imparted them understanding, and in the seventh speech, an interpreter of the cogitations thereof. ”

- Bible

“ If people suspect their Cattle Bewitched, if they be great Cattle, make the twelfth house their ascendant, and the eleventh their twelfth house, and vary your Rules with Judgment. ”

- William Lilly

“ Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while. ”

- Kin Hubbard

“ Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. ”

- C. S. Lewis

“ Not a tenth of us who are in business are doing as well as we could if we merely followed the principles that were known to our grandfathers. ”

- William Feather

“ To expect defeat is nine-tenths of defeat itself. ”

- Francis Crawford

“ 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. ”

- Randall Jarrell

“ Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time. ”

- Theodore Roosevelt

“ Women constitute half the world's population, perform nearly two-thirds of its work hours, receive one-tenth of the world's income and own less than one-hundredth of the world's property. ”

- United Nations report

“ Politics is not worrying this country one-tenth as much as where to find a parking space. ”

- Will Rogers

“ Courage is nine-tenths context. What is courageous in one setting can be foolhardy in another and even cowardly in a third. ”

- Joseph Epstein

“ Fidelity is seven-tenths of business success. ”

- James Parton

“ I have not much interest in anyone's personal history after the tenth year, not even my own. Whatever one was going to be was all prepared before that. ”

- Katherine Anne Porter
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