Santa is our culture's only mythic figure truly believed in by a large percentage of the population. It's a fact that most of the true believers are under eight years old and that's a pity.
In reality serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.
In order to excel you must be completely dedicated to your chosen sport. You must also be prepared to work hard and be willing to accept constructive criticism. Without one-hundred percent dedication you won't be able to do this.
Seventy-five percent of MS sufferers are women.
Avon is a unique place to work we've got family-friendly policies. We have more senior women in high-level management than any other company 46 percent of our officers are women.
I can't understand why the front pages of newspapers can cover bird flu and swine flu and everybody is up in arms about that and we still haven't really woken up to the fact that so many women in sub-Saharan Africa - 60 percent of people in - infected with HIV are women.
If American women would increase their voting turnout by ten percent I think we would see an end to all of the budget cuts in programs benefiting women and children.
It gave me a lot of pleasure and pride that 90 percent of the crew for 'Monsoon Wedding ' and most of my film are women. We get the work done you know much lesser play of ego... And I really believe in harmony I believe in working in a spirit of egolessness and that the film is bigger than all of us.
The Iraq war was fought by one-half of one percent of us. And unless we were part of that small group or had a relative who was we went about our lives as usual most of the time: no draft no new taxes no changes. Not so for the small group who fought the war and their families.
We've used up a lot of bullets. And we talk about stimulus. But the truth is we're running a federal deficit that's 9 percent of GDP. That is stimulative as all get out. It's more stimulative than any policy we've followed since World War II.
As a former football player who has carried a football more than 4 000 times trust me I did not go into ballroom dancing with my body being 100 percent with no aches or pains or ailments coming with me. When you're dancing you're doing stuff that your body's not used to and so you start to aggravate those old injuries.
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.
Almost 70 percent of U.S. ag exports travel the upper Mississippi River and the Illinois waterway system.
I like somebody who's not so crazy but likes to have a good time... and who is thoughtful and kind and easy to laugh with. Somebody you can just be yourself with one hundred and fifty percent.
Management by objective works - if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don't.
No woman in my time will be prime minister or chancellor or foreign secretary - not the top jobs. Anyway I wouldn't want to be prime minister you have to give yourself 100 percent.
What you lack in talent can be made up with desire hustle and giving 110 percent all the time.
If you treat people right they will treat you right... ninety percent of the time.
All I ever wanted really and continue to want out of life is to give 100 percent to whatever I'm doing and to be committed to whatever I'm doing and then let the results speak for themselves. Also to never take myself or people for granted and always be thankful and grateful to the people who helped me.
You have teenagers thinking they're going to make millions as NBA stars when that's not realistic for even 1 percent of them. Becoming a scientist or engineer is.
Technology has changed and we need to figure out how to improve the archaic way of what makes a hit or how to determine how many viewers are watching beyond some people with Nielsen boxes in a small percentage of homes in random areas.
At its core 90 percent of my job is still sitting down in a room full of people and breaking stories... and that requires virtually no technology.
I think 99 percent of women's lib comes from technology making different kinds of lives possible and then the social adjustment follows the technology - it doesn't precede it.
For much of this decade both Congressional and administration budget projections showed a decline in science and technology accounts of between 20 and 30 percent in real dollars. The real impact to date has been far less severe.