Quotes by nine-tenths

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  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
    American activist and former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) 1947-
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    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
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    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
    Carol P. Christ
    American feminist historian and author 1945-
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    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.
  • Jane Austen
    Jane Austen
    English writer 1775-1817
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    In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.
  • George Bancroft
    George Bancroft
    American historian 1800-1891
    George Bancroft
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    In nine times out of ten, the slanderous tongue belongs to a disappointed person.
  • Barney Ross
    Barney Ross
    American professional boxer 1909-1967
    Barney Ross
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    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
    Benigno Aquino III
    Filipino politician 1960-
    Benigno Aquino III
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    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.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    Let your literary compositions be kept from the public eye for nine years.
  • Brent Sexton
    Brent Sexton
    American actor 1967-
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    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?'
  • Bob Balaban
    Bob Balaban
    American actor, author and producer 1945-
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    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.
  • Bitsie Tulloch
    Bitsie Tulloch
    American actress 1981-
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    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
    B. B. King
    American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer 1925-2015
    B. B. King
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    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.
  • Adele
    Adele
    English singer-songwriter 1988-
    Adele
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    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.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
    Calvin Coolidge
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    Never go out to meet trouble. If you just sit still, nine cases out of ten, someone will intercept it before it reaches you.
  • Adolf Galland
    Adolf Galland
    German Luftwaffe general 1912-1996
    Adolf Galland
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    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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