Quotations that match 'percentage'.The percentage of Americans in the prison system, has doubled since 1985.
[ Americans Doubled Percentage Prison Since System]
We already have the statistics for the future: the growth percentages of pollution, overpopulation, desertification. The future is already in place.
[ Already Future Growth Overpopulation Percentages Place Pollution Statistics]
If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or Fight Like Hell.
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This year, we must address the Colorado Paradox. We have more college degrees per capita than any state. Yet we lag the nation in the percentage of students who go on to higher education.
[ Address Any Capita College Colorado Degrees Education Go Higher Lag More Must Nation Paradox Per Percentage State Students Than Year Yet]
What's interesting is that both men and women are struggling with this issue in remarkably similar percentages, but the big difference is that women tend to talk about this when men keep it silent.
[ Big Both Difference Interesting Issue Keep Men Percentages Remarkably Silent Similar Struggling Talk Tend Women]
If it be true that our people represent a high percentage of mental vigor, the distinction is probably due, in some measure, to the extremely important part which Talmud studies have played in the spiritual life of the race.
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In America today, the percentage of children and adolescents who are defined as overweight is more than double what it was in the early 1970s.
[ Adolescents America Children Defined Double Early More Overweight Percentage Than Today]
And then to end up with a total of 347 wins, averaging 10 regular season wins for 33 years and the best winning percentage, and I'm very proud of this, of any professional team from 1970 to 1996.
[ Any Averaging Best End Percentage Professional Proud Regular Season Team Then Total Up Very Winning Wins Years]
I'm not sure if you can blame everything on the American way of life, but the United States are big. So, if you have a lot of people there, the percentage of stupid people is bound to be higher.
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Acting is a tough business, and the percentage of people who make it is very low - it's about 1 percent.
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Google actually relies on our users to help with our marketing. We have a very high percentage of our users who often tell others about our search engine.
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People in New York pay attention to national issues - a huge percentage of people.
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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.
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Say you were standing with one foot in the oven and one foot in an ice bucket. According to the percentage people, you would be perfectly comfortable.
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I've learned it's always better to have a small percentage of a big success, than a hundred percent of nothing.
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The only people who steal are thieves, and that's a very small percentage of civilization. Most people want to have some way to make the economic transaction valid. They want to return the favor, if you will... return the benefit and reciprocate.
[ Benefit Civilization Economic Favor Make Most Only Percentage Reciprocate Return Small Some Steal Thieves Transaction Valid Very Want Way Will]
And I have to say, I agree with some of the criticisms that some have made about that state program which allocates the grant money on a very rigid formula all across the country, with a certain percentage to each state.
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The people among which I lived - and yet live, mainly - made their living from cotton, wheat, cattle, oil, with the usual percentage of business men and professional men.
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Whitesnake more than most rock bands would get a very significant percentage of women in the audience and those were the ones I'd hear the voices because from where I am on stage is a pretty good spot.
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I'm not looking at money, percentage points or grosses. This is my life, you know? To me, every day matters.
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I am not making spiteful assertions now but merely stating the facts-that, for instance, among Hungarian generals there is such a considerable percentage of men of German origin, who of course had, in most cases, to alter their names if they wanted to get anywhere.
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Since 1994, unemployment rates are lower. Median household income is higher. A greater percentage of Americans are graduating from college. Home ownership rates are higher. And the violent crime rate has decreased.
[ Americans College Crime Decreased Graduating Greater Higher Home Household Income Lower Median Ownership Percentage Rate Rates Since Unemployment Violent]
The percentage you're paying is too high priced While you're living beyond all your means And the man in the suit has just bought a new car From the profit he's made on your dreams.
[ Beyond Bought Car Dreams High Just Living Made Man Means New Paying Percentage Priced Profit Suit Too While Your]
The highest percentage of African Americans own their own homes today than ever in our nation's history.
[ African Americans Ever Highest History Homes Nation Our Own Percentage Than Their Today]
Everything is relative. Is the Internet fast? Not for most people. Is it always on? Yes, for cable modem and DSL users but that represents a tiny percentage of users.
[ Always Cable Everything Fast Internet Modem Most Percentage Relative Represents Tiny Users Yes]
We have been restraining the growth of the cost of education-that is, tuition, room and board-to be within approximately one and a half percentage points of the consumer price index.
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Percentages are why I am rich.
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A large percentage of the staff plays both online and here at the Casinos.
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According to the percentage people, you would be perfectly comfortable.
[ According Comfortable Percentage Perfectly Would]
As we move towards 8 or 10 billion people on the planet, there's a little less gold per capita. Each one of us will continue to be fighting over an ever smaller percentage of total resources. This is not a happy thought.
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Where we're living we have a certain amount of our profit every year it's like a percentage 5 or 7% or something like that that we set aside specifically for charity things.
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When you talk about war on poverty it doesn't mean very much; but if you can show to some degree this sort of thing then you can show a great deal more of how people are living and a very great percentage of our people today.
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One thing I was thinking about is that they probably get their come-uppance about the same percentage that people in real life do. Basically, stealing for all practical purposes might as well be legal in New York.
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We are not out to boast that there is so much percentage of growth per year. Our real concern is how it affects the lives of people, the future of our country.
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Look at the Palestinians with the huge, huge percentage of unemployed. What does that breed? Anyone who's unemployed in the world, you feel there's no meaning and there's a risk that you drift over to something desperate. Yes, we have to tackle the social problems as well.
[ Anyone Breed Desperate Does Drift Feel Huge Look Meaning Over Palestinians Percentage Problems Risk Social Something Tackle Unemployed Well World Yes]
We want to reduce the size of government in half as a percentage of GNP over the next 25 years. We want to reduce the number of people depending on government so there is more autonomy and more free citizens.
[ Autonomy Citizens Depending Free Gnp Government Half More Next Number Over Percentage Reduce Size Want Years]
There is no filmmaking legislation because distributors are not interested in sharing their money with the film industry - for instance, by giving a percentage of ticket sales back to filmmakers.
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I give a percentage of the earnings to the Motion Picture Home.
[ Earnings Give Home Motion Percentage Picture]
For the tiny percentage of people who are negatively affected by our embracing of standards, they can just get their sports somewhere else in the meantime. It's not like we're denying them hospital care.
[ Affected Care Denying Else Embracing Get Hospital Just Meantime Negatively Our Percentage Somewhere Sports Standards Their Them Tiny]
The rate of return on Social Security for people nearing retirement is about 1.5 percent. By the time young children like mine are ready to retire, that rate of return will be a negative percentage.
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I was offered a choice of a flat salary up front or a percentage of the film's future earnings. I took the up front money. Nobody could have figured what Halloween would ultimately become.
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I said we are going to balance an $11 billion budget deficit in a $29 billion budget, so by percentage, the largest budget deficit in America, by percentage, larger than California, larger than New York, larger than Illinois. And we're going to balance that without raising taxes on the people of the state of New Jersey.
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Obviously the more pucks you get to the net, the more the percentages go up.
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There are people that very strongly identify themselves as gay and then lesbian, and then I think there are a lot of people who are kind of some percentage or some version of that.
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I do feel we can create more jobs and opportunities for Jersey City residents, but in the spirit of free enterprise, I do not think it is right to force companies to hire a fixed percentage of local residents.
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People who identify themselves as conservatives donate money to charity more often than people who identify themselves as liberals. They donate more money and a higher percentage of their incomes.
[ Charity Conservatives Donate Higher Identify Incomes Liberals Money More Often Percentage Than Their Themselves]
Cases of sickness made up a very small percentage which in my opinion was normal. However, propaganda pamphlets dropped from aircraft were telling the workers to feign illness, and detailed instructions were given to them on how to do it.
[ Aircraft Cases Detailed Dropped Feign Given How However Illness Instructions Made Normal Opinion Pamphlets Percentage Propaganda Sickness Small Telling Them Up Very Were Which Workers]
The 1980s will seem like a walk in the park when compared to new global challenges, where annual productivity increases of 6% may not be enough. A combination of software, brains, and running harder will be needed to bring that percentage up to 8% or 9%.
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Consequently, a young business often grows by large percentages. Mature businesses rarely do.
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From the employees' standpoint, in 1935, Social Security was a big gamble. Employees would be required to participate in the program, contributing a percentage of their income for their entire adult working life.
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The pitcher has got only a ball. I've got a bat. So the percentage in weapons is in my favor and I let the fellow with the ball do the fretting.
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I think - there's always going to be a percentage of people who maybe aren't as good as others.
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Today, unless women gain jobs and athletic scholarships commensurate with their percentage of the population, feminists scream discrimination.
[ Athletic Commensurate Discrimination Feminists Gain Jobs Percentage Population Scholarships Scream Their Today Unless Women]
Today, the US spends less on defense as a percentage of our economy than we did at any time since he Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. For the world's only superpower, that is an invitation to very serious trouble.
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I am astonished each time I come to the U.S. by the ignorance of a high percentage of the population, which knows almost nothing about Latin America or about the world. It's quite blind and deaf to anything that may happen outside the frontiers of the U.S.
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The Broadway audience is made up of a greater percentage of tourists now. There's not nearly as much variety and danger and challenge in what's being offered.
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What can the Church do? If she stands by her moral teaching, then she will be seen as standing in judgement over a vast percentage of Europeans.
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Madam Speaker, before being elected to Congress, I ran a manufacturing business that did a significant percentage of our sales outside the United States.
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The matinee audiences are different because they're mostly kids, a great percentage kids. So they respond to everything differently, but I understand what they do respond to.
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The routers get involved in this and they know that on the path between this router and that router a certain percentage of the bandwidth is reserved to these things and a certain percentage of it is allowed on a first come first served basis.
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If I was designing a web site for elementary school children, I might have a much higher percentage of older computers with outdated browsers since keeping up with browser and hardware technology has not traditionally been a strong point of most elementary schools.
[ Been Browser Children Computers Designing Elementary Hardware Higher Keeping Might Most Much Older Outdated Percentage Point School Schools Since Site Strong Technology Traditionally Up Web]