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Quotations about the
Percentages of Success
Welcome to my page of quotations about the math of success. Supposedly it's all about the percentages! —ღ Terri
Genius is 1 per cent inspiration and 99 per cent perspiration. ~Thomas Edison (1847–1931) [quoteinvestigator.com]
Success is 1% inspiration, 98% perspiration, and 2% attention to detail. ~Phil's‑osophy by Phil Dunphy, Modern Family, "Schooled," 2012, written by Steven Levitan & Dan O'Shannon [S4, E2 –tg]
And will you succeed?
Yes! You will, indeed!
(98 and ¾ percent guaranteed.)
KID, YOU'LL MOVE MOUNTAINS!...
~Dr. Seuss, Oh, the Places You'll Go!, 1990
Success is 99 percent failure. ~Soichiro Honda, unverified
Eighty percent of success is showing up. ~Woody Allen
If 80 percent of success is showing up, then 20 percent is following up. ~Phil La Duke, 2016
Success is 10% inspiration, 90% last-minute changes. ~From a billboard advertisement, possibly by the Bawmann Group
I've found it's 80 percent psychology and 20 percent skills. ~Tony Robbins
Make sure you are seeing projects 100 percent of the way through, not just 95 percent... The last 5 percent of Train Your Brain for Success is about that last 5 percent in your life. ~Roger Seip, 2012
published 2012 Oct 10
revised 2019 Sep 6
last saved 2022 Jun 28