I was a hundred percent truthful—same as always, almost.
"Under ten percent," he replied.
She took about eighty percent of your tips at the call center.
That eighty percent went to ninety nine.
He said about 99 percent of the people in the world just go along and let things happen to them.
Operating at basically 5 percent efficiency, they are less than half as efficient as solar panels now on the market.
Some have questioned whether Friedman's thesis is 100 percent true, mentioning NATO air strikes against Yugoslavia as a potential exception.
Basically, he trusts me fifty percent of the time, Xander fifty percent of the time, and no one else.
Even if you don't accept this, try to accept that war is financially disadvantageous to 99 percent of the business owners in the country and that this is new and meaningful.
Let's say I'm 99 percent, but it sure would be nice to find a body.
It's increased profits about seven percent over last quarter.
A 100 percent home body.
Do I detect you're not 100 percent sure the old boy drowned?
In Montana, where 10 percent of residents spoke German and another 10 percent were of German descent, ministers weren't allowed to preach in German to congregants who understood no English, and one town publicly burned German textbooks, the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported.
Maybe that's why you were so damn quick to be willing to take less than fifty percent of the land!
On paper, they had a ninety percent chance of surviving the operation.
This per-person threshold actually exceeds the average income of three-quarters of the countries on the planet, including Mexico, Russia, and Brazil, and is about 20 percent higher than the average income of the entire planet.
"One percent chance my ass," she muttered.
Ninety-five percent of the time her decisions put his best interest to mind – even above her own.
But let's say only 10 percent of industries will experience this thousandfold increase in productivity.
On the other end of the education spectrum, college degrees are up: A recent Harvard University study reports that 6.7 percent of the world has a college degree, up from 5.9 percent in 2000.
It's changed a lot; almost completely, but I'm a hundred percent certain I visited Brockville.
For example, before you ran into her in the mortal world, there was a ninety seven percent chance you would've killed her the first time you met.
She was ninety eight percent human.
Fifty percent chance of that now.
Give me some reason why one percent and an eternity with you beats out the alternative.
If Tamer didn't find the tidbit of history from the time-before-time about forced soul extraction, the plan was never going to have more than a five percent chance of working, even with Wynn.
Gabriel's one percent was a cakewalk compared to this.
Disobey him and I have like, a ten percent chance.
Today, an astonishing 77 percent of the people in the world have mobile devices and thus access to all kinds of better care via telemedicine.
So today, you make $33,000 and pay 40 percent tax.
But think of it this way: Before, you made $33,000 and paid 40 percent in taxes, so you were left with $20,000 in take-home pay.
I say we can improve things not by 20 or so percent, but by twenty times or more.
By 1860, it was down to 60 percent; by 1920, 40 percent; by 1940, 20 percent; and by 1960, 6 percent.
More than 70 percent of the British have passports, as do 50 percent of Canadians and 25 percent of Japanese.
I was a hundred percent in favor and pleased Betsy agreed with me.
She agreed to do so but said she was ninety percent convinced already and asked me to continue.
She didn't know these men, but her instincts told her they were 100 percent predators.
"You're ninety eight percent human," Kiki said.
"Depends. Are we talking a five percent chance of success or a ninety nine?" she returned.
One percent now is better than zero percent in three months.
But, if you do this one thing, you increase your chances of being relatively okay by about thirty seven percent for a total of just under fifty-fifty.
Do what the demon says and almost have a fifty percent chance of surviving.
If about eighty percent of your help left town maybe my nice country inn wouldn't look like Dillinger's hideout and we could get down to business and wrap this up.
You're seventy-five percent testosterone and the other half is ego.
We hear of treatments that work some percent of the time or we hear phrases like, "They are not responding to treatment."
The report also cited a mid-1950s report that found 85 percent of economic growth was attributed to technological change in the period 1890 to 1950.
Not 20 percent better and 20 percent cheaper, but a thousand times better.
By the government's calculation, about 40 percent of India's population, or half a billion people, are below that level.
It averages 40 percent, or $13,000 per person per year.
Is there a logical end to that—a physical or economic law of some kind that says only 10 percent or 20 percent or 30 percent of people can ever be this wealthy?
By comparison, if a country has 99 percent of the people working in agriculture—if it is barely feeding itself, even with everyone working at that—then it is living at a subsistence level, the very definition of poverty.
That number is 30 percent higher than it was only ten years ago.
At the same time, the percent of income we individually have to spend on feeding ourselves plummeted as well.
Just half a century ago, Americans on average spent more than 20 percent of their income on food.
This is less than one-half of 1 percent of world GNP.
Heck, even Japan only recently allowed imports of rice and taxes the imports at 500 percent in order to protect their rice farmers.
To deal in generalities, plants capture, on average, about 5 percent of the solar energy that falls on their leaves.
By one estimate in 1820, 70 percent of Americans farmed.
Since its founding in 2005, Kiva has loaned out nearly a quarter of a billion dollars and is repaid almost 99 percent of the time.
There's an eighty two percent chance he'll kill you, if you're not behind those walls, the man replied.
I notice that there's only a one percent chance I get to make the decisions.
Do you want me to take the one percent chance?
That's 20 percent off day for seniors.
Well, in the developed world, the percent of people needed to farm fell from more than 90 percent to today's 4 percent.
I wasn't a hundred percent truthful when we first met in the park—at the doggy parade.
You're the two percent of me that's not human?
The United Kingdom famously did this after World War II by raising marginal tax rates on earned income to more than 99 percent and, for some other kinds of income, to more than 100 percent.
You now have a thirty five percent chance of succeeding.
He added, "They settle ninety percent of those things before the judge gets his robes on."