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My whole thing was, if I can put in 5 percent of the effort of somebody getting an A, and I can get a C minus, thats amazing," he explains. "Its certainly good enough, right? [Then] I can take the other 95 percent of the time and invest it in something I really care about.
— David Heinemeier Hansson —

Most people couple within their own height range- short couples are 8 percent apart, midsize couples are 8 percent apart. The exception is talls. Tall women, meanwhile, date men who are approximately the same size, 0 to 5 percent taller; extremely tall women go for men 0 to 2 percent taller. Tall men are kids in a candy store, dating whomever they want.

— Arianne Cohen

Curly: Wait a minute! Y'know I'm temperamental.
Moe: Ya, 95 percent temper,5 percent mental

— The Three Stooges

I'm not someone who puts their money in a fund that earns 2 to 5 percent a year. I'm a man who tries to change things, move something with my money, to create jobs and, of course, at the same time earn more money with it.

— Dietmar Hopp

Today, barely 5 percent of all containers coming into the United States through our ports are scanned.

— Alcee Hastings

For every 5 percent of saturated-fat calories that replaced carbohydrates in the diet, the risk of breast cancer decreased by 9 percent. This certainly argued against the hypothesis that excessive fat consumption caused breast cancer.

— Gary Taubes

Since the familiar particles and the objects they compose-stars, planets, people, etc.-amount to less than 5 percent of the mass of the universe, such a disruption would not affect the vast majority of the universe, at least as measured by mass.

— Brian Greene

In the early '90s, well under 5 percent of the global population was online.

— Peter Diamandis

Only 3 to 5 percent of people are aware of being a part of history; the overwhelming majority think things will always be the way they are.

— Vladimir Voinovich

Regarding the Economy & Taxation: America's most successful achievers do pay a higher share of the total tax burden. The top one percent income earners paid 18 percent of the total tax burden in 1981, and paid 25 percent in 1991. The bottom 50 percent of income earners paid only 8 percent of the total tax burden, and paid only 5 percent in 1991. History shows that tax cuts have always resulted in improved economic growth producing more tax revenue in the treasury.

— Rush Limbaugh

I remember Secretary of State [George] Shultz one day saying that America is an economic model for the world. I replied to him that America represents 5 percent of the world's population and consumes 30 percent of the world's energy. What if everyone in the world lives like Americans? Where do we get the energy for this standard of living?

— Mikhail Gorbachev

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