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Billions Quotes

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I do not fear death.
I had been dead for billions and billions
of years before I was born,
and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.
- Mark Twain

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Cyberspace.
A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators,
in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts.
- William Gibson

Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling
billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty,
while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world.
- Kofi Annan

I wish I had the billions of dollars that George Soros
has that he has used to fund Democratic causes in the past.
- Karl Rove

 

Aquatic invasive species are destroying the environment,
damaging fisheries, and costing American taxpayers
billions of dollars annually.
- John M. McHugh

Congress: Bingo with billions.
- Red Skelton

Big government conservatives are spending trillions and wasting billions.
Republicans are no longer the party of fiscal conservancy,
but the party of runaway spending and corruption.
- Sherrod Brown

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The mobile market is exploding and it makes perfect
sense for a media company like ours to create a real
content destination for the billions of cell-phone users around the world.
- Peter Chernin

I don't think you can ever make enough to be set for life.
Well, I guess there are limits.
In the billions, I guess.
- Dustin Diamond

We are becoming so accustomed to millions and billions
of dollars that "thousands" has almost passed out of the dictionary.
- Everett Dirksen

The formation of glass from the melting is like starting a clock.
It resets the time for us to determine billions of years later.
- Robert Duncan

There's no reason for Gillette to be world class on the web,
but there's every reason for Gillette to be world class
in producing billions of high powered razor blades at low cost.
- James Collins

We spend billions of pounds on welfare,
yet millions are trapped on welfare.
It's not worth their while going into work.
- David Cameron

The cell, over the billions of years of her life,
has covered the earth many times with her substance,
found ways to control herself and her environment,
and insure her survival.
- Albert Claude

Billions of people have seen and been influenced by
movies in the short history of this industry.
- Conrad Hall

Just about every year, Congress passes another crime bill -
spending billions of dollars to build more prisons,
to place more band-aids on society's scars.
- Carrie P. Meek

Billions are wasted on ineffective philanthropy.
Philanthropy is decades behind business in applying
rigorous thinking to the use of money.
- Michael Porter

The debt and the deficit is just getting out of control,
and the administration is still pumping through billions
upon trillions of new spending.
That does not grow the economy.
- Paul Ryan

But if they want to really think about the fiscal future of this country,
then think about how we have moved from hundreds of
billions of surpluses to hundreds of billions of deficits.
- Chaka Fattah

Tens of billions of dollars could be saved in Medicare
and Medicaid alone by eliminate fraud and improving patient care.
Not only would this save money, but it will save lives.
- Tim Murphy

How is it they live in such harmony the billions of stars -
when most men can barely go a minute without declaring
war in their minds about someone they know.
- Thomas Aquinas

The minute those two little particles inside a woman's
womb have joined together,
billions of decisions have been made.
A thing like that has to come from entropy.
- Rex Stout

Billions of people don't practice a religion at all.
- Richard Gere

Think of the earth as a living organism that is being
attacked by billions of bacteria whose numbers double every forty years.
Either the host dies, or the virus dies,
or both die.
- Gore Vidal

Before we give you billions more, we want to know what
you've done with the trillion you've got.
- Les Aspin

We have to still develop the Ikea group.
We need many billions of Swiss francs to take on China or Russia.
- Ingvar Kamprad

Here we were talking about economic development,
about investing billions of dollars in various programs,
and I could see it wasn't billions of dollars people needed right away.
- Muhammad Yunus

They realize that spending millions to save billions is just good business.
- Jack Abramoff

Would you bet your paycheck on a weather forecast for tomorrow? If not,
then why should this country bet billions on global
warming predictions that have even less foundation?
- Thomas Sowell

What government has been doing, we've got major programmes now,
of billions of pounds, which are directed by central
government into these areas of deprivation.
- John Prescott

The winds that blow our billions away return burdened
with themes of scorn and dispraise.
- Garet Garrett

Even as we pour hundreds of billions of dollars into
our efforts in the Middle East,
there is much that needs to be done to win the war
of ideas in the Muslim world and beyond.
- Herb Kohl

I see this as my humanitarian legacy.
We're prepared to pay billions.
- Sheldon Adelson

If Jesus is the Son of God in human flesh,
He's one of a kind of the 13 billions of people who have ever lived.
- Tim LaHaye

The pollution they produce, market, sell,
and show to billions around the world is at its core
contemptuous of the country that gave them better lives
than nearly 100 percent of everybody who's ever lived.
And they pass that contempt along for everyone to see.
- John Ratzenberger

You can look at that by comparing Medicare's growth
rates to the private insurance world,
to the other Federal programs that we run,
by looking at the billions of dollars,
not millions but billions of dollars,
we waste every year.
- Bobby Jindal

It is important that we are coming up on the millennium
because what I am experiencing,
just being one person out of billions,
is the feeling of acceleration.
I experience this through my contact with other people.
- Terry Riley

Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears all the rappers,
they're doing my dances and they're making billions doing my dances.
When they do that little thing they do with their hands
that's The Fly and The Pony.
- Chubby Checker

I've got a chart here that shows our debt-to-GDP ratio.
And while we did run deficits in the past,
we now number our debt in trillions rather than in billions.
And I think that represents a long-term danger,
especially to the, the American dream.
- Mark Kirk

This Congress has promised all manner of border security
and port security to the tune of billions of dollars...
yet we have - to date - funded our promises for port
security at only $900 million.
That's quite a distance between what we say and what we actually do.
- Solomon Ortiz

I don't know how to construct a career that'll make me famous.
Except maybe get my ears pinned back,
get my teeth done, and go to America.
But then I'll be competing with billions of actors
who haven't got false teeth,
and who are 25.
- Ian Hart

According to the standard model billions of years ago
some little quantum fluctuation,
perhaps a slightly lower density of matter,
maybe right where we're sitting right now,
caused our galaxy to start collapsing around here.
- Seth Lloyd

Hominid and human evolution took place over millions
and not billions of years,
but with the emergence of language there was a further
acceleration of time and the rate of change.
- William Irwin Thompson

Regulating and taxing marijuana would simultaneously
save taxpayers billions of dollars in enforcement and incarceration costs,
while providing many billions of dollars in revenue annually.
- George Soros

The ongoing strife in Iraq, and the billions of dollars
that the President is seeking to continue that war,
give me little comfort that this Administration has
learned from its mistakes in Iraq.
- Robert Byrd

I ask the American people to consider the legacy this
administration has handed us in the defense budget
as we spend billions of U.S.
taxpayer dollars without the tools and ability to track these dollars.
- Rick Larsen

Nations have recently been led to borrow billions for war;
no nation has ever borrowed largely for education...
no nation is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization.
We must make our choice; we cannot have both.
- Abraham Flexner

I've got billions of sparrows to worry about as well as everything else'.
So there's the whole idea that whatever it is that you believe,
it can never be valid unless you have some consensus reality demonstration.
- Todd Rundgren

The recent 'panic' to control greenhouse gas emissions
and billions of dollars being dedicated for the task
has me deeply concerned that US,
and other countries are spending precious global funds to stop global warming,
when it is primarily being driven by natural forcing mechanisms.
- Diane Douglas

The rarest of all things in American life is charm.
We spend billions every year manufacturing fake charm
that goes under the heading of public relations.
Without it, America would be grim indeed.
- Anita Loos

What I find very interesting about the mutual funds
managers is that here are people who are the new masters of the universe.
They're managing billions, yet they're subject to this
quiet daily tyranny of numbers.
- Ron Chernow

Every year the Federal Government wastes billions of
dollars as a result of overpayments of government agencies,
misuse of government credit cards, abuse of the Federal entitlement programs,
and the mismanagement of the Federal bureaucracy.
- Chris Chocola

In the most important sense a creationist is a person
who believes in creation,
and that includes people who believe that Genesis is
a myth and that creation involved a process called
evolution and consumed billions of years.
- Phillip E. Johnson

What exactly is it that humans do that is specifically
human? There has to be something.
How odd it is for billions of people to be alive,
yet not one of them is really quite sure of what makes people people.
- Doug Coupland

I never would have believed as a candidate for the U.S.
Senate that the U.S.
government could buy GM without a hearing,
with no vote, yes or no.
There are billions and billions of dollars at stake here.
- Mike Johanns

For if enough people were really convinced that growth should be halted,
and if they acted on that conviction,
then billions of others might be deprived of any realistic
hope of gaining the opportunities now enjoyed by the more fortunate.
- Herman Kahn

Germany, Japan and, to a lesser extent,
Britain and Italy, were lifted out of the debris of
war by the Americans who poured in billions of dollars
and forgave other billions in debts.
- Gordon Sinclair

While a handful of countries and a small number of
people are leading ample life,
dozens of countries and billions of people in Africa,
Asia and Latin America are being left in absolute poverty.
- Tran Duc Luong

We should start by allowing drilling in Alaska's National Wildlife Refuge.
It can provide billions of barrels of recoverable oil
and trillions of cubic feet of recoverable natural gas.
- Mac Thornberry

I also rise today in strong support of forward movement
on the implementation of health information technology,
which has the potential to save the United States billions
of dollars in health care costs each year.
- Russ Carnahan

When our most important issue is the debt that we're
piling on our children and grandchildren,
I think it's pretty helpful to have someone in the U.S.
Senate who has actually managed billions of dollars
and knows how to cut billions of dollars.
- Carly Fiorina

Who most benefits from keeping marijuana illegal? The
greatest beneficiaries are the major criminal organizations
in Mexico and elsewhere that earn billions of dollars
annually from this illicit trade -
and who would rapidly lose their competitive advantage
if marijuana were a legal commodity.
- George Soros

I think anybody would have to be with out common sense
to think there weren't aliens.
There are billions of planets, and I am convinced Earth
is not the only one that's inhabited.
It would be quite an ego trip to think that.
I think about it all the time.
- Sabrina Lloyd

We must develop huge demonstrations,
because the world is used to big dramatic affairs.
They think in terms of hundreds of thousands and millions and billions...
Billions of dollars are appropriated at the twinkling of an eye.
Nothing little counts.
- A. Philip Randolph

At a time when going to college has never been more important,
it's never been more expensive, and our nation's families
haven't been in this kind of financial duress since the great depression.
And so what we have is just sort of a miraculous opportunity
simply by stopping the subsidy to banks when we already have the risk of loans.
We can plow those savings into our students.
And we can make college dramatically more affordable,
tens of billions of dollars over the next decade.
- Arnie Duncan

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're
talking about real money.
- Everett Dirksen

If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
- J. Paul Getty

Life is a whim of several billion cells to be you for a while.
- Groucho Marx

The world spends $40 billion a year on pet food.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

It's a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars
and get your money's worth.
- George M. Humphrey

Why should a company like Wal-Mart -
who made $10 billion last year alone -
be able to force taxpayers to foot the bill for their health-care costs?
- John Sweeney


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