Quotations that match 'thirds'.

I sometimes wonder if two thirds of the globe is covered in red carpet. Prince Charles
[ Carpet Covered Globe Red Sometimes Thirds Two Wonder]
They show that roughly two-thirds of a group of neurotic patients will recover or improve to a marked extent within about two years of the onset of their illness, whether they are treated by means of psychotherapy or not. Hans Eysenck
[ Extent Group Illness Improve Marked Means Neurotic Onset Patients Psychotherapy Recover Roughly Show Their Treated Two Two-Thirds Whether Will Within Years]
One-third of the people in the United States promote, while the other two-thirds provide. Will Rogers
[ One-Third Other Promote Provide States Two-Thirds United While]
The team that wins two-thirds of its one run games usually wins the pennant. Pete Rose
[ Games Pennant Run Team Two-Thirds Usually Wins]
Beyond the Catholic exclusionary paradigm is a larger one which is the Christian one. Christians claim that if you don't believe in Christ, you can't get to heaven. Well that eliminates two thirds of the world's population! Neale Donald Walsch
[ Believe Beyond Catholic Christ Christian Christians Claim Eliminates Get Heaven Larger Paradigm Population Thirds Two Well Which World]
When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say. Abraham Lincoln
[ Am Getting Going Him Man Myself One-Third Ready Reason Say Spend Thinking Time Two-Thirds]
So I decided to move that scene in the doctor's office to two-thirds into the movie, after the viewers had come to know Ryan and Ali and share in their happiness. Arthur Hiller
[ After Ali Come Decided Doctor Had Happiness Into Know Move Movie Office Ryan Scene Share Their Two-Thirds Viewers]
While we are sleeping, two-thirds of the world is plotting to do us in. Dean Rusk
[ Plotting Sleeping Two-Thirds Us While World]
Two thirds of a century ago, we were given a national policy. It was made to fit the conditions of the day. John Bracken
[ Ago Century Conditions Day Fit Given Made National Policy Thirds Two Were]
I believe the two biggest mistakes made by the Founders were giving Federal judges life-time appointments and permitting them to be confirmed without the agreement of two-thirds of the members of the United States Senate. John Jay Hooker
[ Agreement Appointments Believe Biggest Confirmed Federal Founders Giving Judges Made Members Mistakes Permitting Senate States Them Two Two-Thirds United Were Without]
Physicists and astronomers see their own implications in the world being round, but to me it means that only one-third of the world is asleep at any given time and the other two-thirds is up to something. Dean Rusk
[ Any Asleep Astronomers Being Given Implications Means One-Third Only Other Own Physicists Round See Something Their Time Two-Thirds Up World]
I needed to explain that Louisiana's coast accepts the drainage from two-thirds of the United States and, while the necessary levees constructed upstream have prevented floods, they have also contributed to problems downstream. John Breaux
[ Accepts Also Coast Constructed Contributed Downstream Drainage Explain Floods Levees Louisiana Necessary Needed Prevented Problems States Two-Thirds United Upstream While]
As for AIDS, it's a plague. We are human, we get plagues. They come along every so often, kill off two thirds of the population; in the next generation it's a quarter; after that it's a childhood disease. Larry Niven
[ After Aids Along Childhood Come Disease Every Generation Get Human Kill Next Off Often Plague Plagues Population Quarter Thirds Two]
A country like France now does two-thirds of its trade within the euro zone. Jean-Pierre Raffarin
[ Country Does Euro France Now Trade Two-Thirds Within Zone]
Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills. Ambrose Bierce Nature
[ Body Made Man Occupying Ocean Two-Thirds Water World]
How much can you do with two voices? You can sing thirds or you can sing fifths or you can do a background harmony. Paul Simon
[ Background Harmony How Much Sing Thirds Two Voices]
Women do two thirds of the world's work. Yet they earn only one tenth of the world's income and own less than one percent of the world's property. They are among the poorest of the world's poor. Barber B. Conable, Jr.
[ Among Earn Income Less Only Own Percent Poor Poorest Property Tenth Than Thirds Two Women Work World Yet]
Torture is banned but in two-thirds of the world's countries it is still being committed in secret. Too many governments still allow wrongful imprisonment, murder or "disappearance" to be carried out by their officials with impunity. Peter Benenson
[ Allow Banned Being Carried Committed Countries Disappearance Governments Imprisonment Impunity Many Murder Officials Out Secret Still Their Too Torture Two-Thirds World]
Every Arab nation votes against us at least two thirds of the time. Paul Weyrich
[ Against Arab Every Least Nation Thirds Time Two Us Votes]
The art of government is to make two-thirds of a nation pay all it possibly can pay for the benefit of the other third. Voltaire
[ Art Benefit Government Make Nation Other Pay Possibly Third Two-Thirds]
Globalization, as defined by rich people like us, is a very nice thing... you are talking about the Internet, you are talking about cell phones, you are talking about computers. This doesn't affect two-thirds of the people of the world. Jimmy Carter Technology
[ Affect Cell Computers Defined Globalization Internet Nice Phones Rich Talking Thing Two-Thirds Us Very World]
We have 1.8 million Americans behind bars today at Local, State and Federal level. In the federal system, which has doubled in the last ten years, over 110,000 people behind bars in the Federal system, probably two-thirds are there for drug related reason. Barry McCaffrey
[ Americans Bars Behind Doubled Federal Last Level Local Million Over Probably Reason Related State System Ten Today Two-Thirds Which Years]
More than a half, maybe as much as two-thirds of my life as a writer is rewriting. I wouldn't say I have a talent that's special. It strikes me that I have an unusual kind of stamina. John Irving
[ Half Kind Life Maybe More Much Rewriting Say Special Stamina Strikes Talent Than Two-Thirds Unusual Writer]
Communism to me is one-third practice and two-thirds explanation. Will Rogers
[ Communism Explanation One-Third Practice Two-Thirds]
Two-thirds of the Earth's surface is covered with water. The other third is covered with auditors from headquarters. Norman Ralph Augustine
[ Auditors Covered Earth Headquarters Other Surface Third Two-Thirds Water]
Every year, nearly two-thirds of the approximately 200,000 patients in need of a bone marrow transplant will not find a marrow donor that matches within their families. Nathan Deal
[ Approximately Bone Donor Every Families Find Marrow Matches Nearly Need Patients Their Transplant Two-Thirds Will Within Year]