If I give you a forty five percent chance at lethal injection, a fifty percent chance at the electric chair, and a five percent chance for escape which are you going to vote for? The electric chair, because youre likely to win?— Michael Badnarik
Most Powerful Fifty Percent quotations
97 percent of the people who quit too soon are employed by the 3 percent who never gave up.
The haiku that reveals seventy to eighty percent of its subject is good.
Those that reveal fifty to sixty percent, we never tire of.
Fifty percent of the women in this country are not having orgasms.
If that were true of the male population, it would be declared a national emergency.
Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you react to it.
This is ten percent luck, Twenty percent skill, Fifteen percent power of will, Five percent pleasure, Fifty percent pain, and a hundred percent reason to remember the name
If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
We control fifty percent of a relationship. We influence one hundred percent of it.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
The forgotten world is made up primarily of the developing nations, where most of the people, comprising more than fifty percent of the total world population, live in poverty, with hunger as a constant companion and fear of famine a continual menace.
Homesickness is . . . absolutely nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time. . . . You don't really long for another country. You long for something in yourself that you don't have, or haven't been able to find.
In order to achieve victory you must place yourself in your opponent's skin.
If you don't understand yourself, you will lose one hundred percent of the time. If you understand yourself, you will win fifty percent of the time. If you understand yourself and your opponent, you will win one hundred percent of the time.
Two percent of the people think, three percent of the people think they think, and ninety-five percent of the people would rather die than Think.
The average American worker has fifty interruptions a day, of which seventy percent have nothing to do with work.
I'll take fifty percent efficiency to get one hundred percent loyalty.
I think everybody, no matter what they eat, they should eat at least fifty percent raw food. But I eat some seafood.
Eighty percent of success is showing up!
Homesickness is nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time.
I would say that fifty percent of my show is killer comedy.
Fifty-one percent of a nation can establish a totalitarian regime, suppress minorities and still remain democratic.
99 percent of success is built on failure.
Fifty percent of the United States of America is underneath the ocean.
And we have better maps of Mars than those areas.
I had a prejudice against the British until I discovered that fifty percent of them were female.
Fifty percent of people won't vote, and fifty percent don't read newspapers.
I hope it's the same fifty percent.
99 percent of success is built on failure.
Modern love is the enterprise that everyone wants to be a part of, yet there's a fifty percent divorce rate in round one and a sixty-five percent divorce rate in round two.
This weapon [an ax] is primitive but effective.
And it's also guaranteed to be fifty-percent painless. You see, it takes two people to operate, and the person at this end [the handle] doesn't feel a thing.
Fifty percent of all doctors graduate in the bottom half of their class - Hope your surgery went well!
Creativity is one percent inspiration, and ninety nine percent caffeination.
Fifty percent of our country that we own, have all legal jurisdiction, have all rights to do whatever we want, lies beneath the sea and we have better maps of Mars than that 50 percent.
I don't know why people question the academic training of an athlete.
Fifty percent of the doctors in this country graduated in the bottom half of their classes.
In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.
It is more than probable that the average man could, with no injury to his health, increase his efficiency fifty percent.
There's a reason why forty, fifty, and sixty don't look the way they used to, and it's not because of feminism, or better living through exercise. It's because of hair dye. In the 1950's only 7 percent of American women dyed their hair; today there are parts of Manhattan and Los Angeles where there are no gray-haired women at all.
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.
Sex appeal is fifty percent what you've got and fifty percent what people think you've got.
Hitting is fifty percent above the shoulders.
One of the things I love about theater, one of the reasons I'll never give it up, is that it's fifty percent the audience's responsibility.
Today, our economy is divided: fifty percent is the public economy and fifty percent is the private economy that includes small companies employing from 4 to 200 workers.
I regard psychiatry as fifty percent bunk, thirty percent fraud, ten percent parrot talk, and the remaining ten percent just a fancy lingo for the common sense we have had for hundreds and perhaps thousands of years, if we ever had the guts to read.
A woman's charm is fifty percent illusion.
Palestinians want a state of their own.
They want to live in freedom. They want to get rid of the terrible misery in which they are living. They are ready after fifty years to accept a state of their own in 22 percent of what used to be the country of Palestine. I think it is the height of stupidity on our part if we don't grasp this opportunity.
I was doing the Black Issue in 2006 and then went to Africa for Uomo Vogue.
I've worked with Gucci and Fendi, committed to create jobs. Fifty percent of those ads went to non-government organizations in Africa. [Nelson] Mandela was on the cover, it helped create attention.