Quotes by nine-tenths
Quotes 31 till 45 of 94.
American activist and former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) 1947-
I've tried as much as possible to avoid the standard nine-to-five thing. I've tried to organize my life so that I can move around, change the rhythm and the tempo.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
In matters of truth the fact that you don't want to publish something is, nine times out of ten, a proof that you ought to publish it.
Carol P. Christ
American feminist historian and author 1945-
In my book I specifically discussed the structural nature of injustice and offered Nine Touchstones of Goddess ethics as an alternative to the Ten Commandments of Biblical religion.
English writer 1775-1817
In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.
American historian 1800-1891
In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person.
American professional boxer 1909-1967
It was lucky for me. It wasn't lucky for the nine people that got killed and the 20 that were injured.
Benigno Aquino III
Filipino politician 1960-
Let me make it clear: The Disbursement Allocation Program is not pork barrel. Of the DAP releases in 2011 and 2012, only nine percent was disbursed for projects suggested by legislators. The DAP is not theft. Theft is illegal.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years.
American actor 1967-
My brother's an aerospace engineer who works for Boeing, and I started thinking, 'Well, my brother works nine hours a day at his job... What if I worked nine hours a day at being an actor?'
American actor, author and producer 1945-
My dad was born in Chicago in 1908... his parents came from Russia. They settled in Chicago, where they lived in a little tiny grocery store with eight or nine children - in the backroom all together - and my grandmother got the idea to go into the movie business.
American actress 1981-
My family came over from Spain about nine generations ago. I was born in San Diego, but by the time I was four days old, I was on a flight back to Spain because that's where my family was living at the time.
B. B. King
American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer 1925-2015
My mother was a very beautiful lady, I thought. She was very good to me. I guess - she died when I was nine and a half, but if she had lived, I probably wouldn't be trying to play guitar. She wanted me to be known, but as something else. Not a guitar player.
English singer-songwriter 1988-
My voice went recently, never happened before, off like a tap. I had to sit in silence for nine days, chalkboard around my neck. Like an old-school mime. Like a kid in the naughty corner. Like a Victorian mute.
American president 1872-1933
Never go out to meet trouble. If you just sit still, nine cases out of ten, someone will intercept it before it reaches you.
German Luftwaffe general 1912-1996
Nine g's is good, if the pilot can stand it. We couldn't stand it. Not in the airplanes of World War II.
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