Quotations that match 'billion'.

Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies. Woody Allen
[ America Billion Crime Dollars Forty Little Office Organized Over Spends Supplies Takes Very Year]
Our demand for meat, dairy and refined carbohydrates - the world consumes one billion cans or bottles of Coke a day - our demand for these things, not our need, our want - drives us to consume way more calories than are good for us. Mark Bittman
[ Billion Bottles Calories Cans Carbohydrates Coke Consume Consumes Dairy Day Demand Drives Good Meat More Need Our Refined Than These Things Us Want Way World]
Since 1850, burning of fossil fuels, coal, oil and natural gas has increased 100 times to produce energy as the world has industrialized to serve the world's more than 6 billion and growing population. John Olver
[ Billion Burning Coal Energy Fossil Fuels Gas Growing Increased Industrialized More Natural Oil Population Produce Serve Since Than Times World]
I know one thing: There are a billion Islamic people in the world today, and there will be about 2 billion by the time we're dead. They're not going to give up their religion. Chris Matthews
[ Billion Dead Give Going Islamic Know Religion Their Thing Time Today Up Will World]
The mystery of that damn virus has been generated by the $2 billion a year they spend on it. Kary Mullis
[ Been Billion Damn Generated Mystery Spend Virus Year]
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
[ Alaska Allowing Barrels Billions Drilling Feet Gas National Natural Oil Provide Refuge Should Start Trillions Wildlife]
There's a certain part of the contented majority who love anybody who is worth a billion dollars. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Anybody Billion Certain Contented Dollars Love Majority Part Worth]
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
[ Actors America Back Billions Career Competing Construct Done Ears Except False Famous Get Go Got Haven How Know Make Maybe Pinned Teeth Then]
We must move away from our dependency on fossil fuels, and I am glad that GM has invested over $1 billion in hydrogen fuel cells cars to meet this goal. Albert Wynn
[ Am Away Billion Cars Cells Dependency Fossil Fuel Fuels Glad Gm Goal Hydrogen Invested Meet Move Must Our Over]
We must think and act like a nation of a billion people and not like that of a million people. Dream, dream, dream! Abdul Kalam
[ Act Billion Dream Million Must Nation Think]
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
[ Believed Billions Buy Candidate Could Dollars Gm Government Hearing Here Never Senate Stake Vote Without Would Yes]
We certainly could have voted on making the middle-class tax cuts and tax cuts for working families permanent had the Republicans not insisted that the only way they would support those tax breaks is if we also added $700 billion to the deficit to give tax breaks to the wealthiest 2 percent of Americans. That's what was really disturbing. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
[ Added Also Americans Billion Breaks Certainly Could Cuts Deficit Disturbing Families Give Had Insisted Making Middle-Class Only Percent Permanent Really Republicans Support Tax Those Voted Way Wealthiest Working Would]
It doesn't matter who you vote for. It's still the same billionaires that run the world. Geezer Butler
[ Billionaires Matter Run Same Still Vote World]
Today, if you look at financial systems around the globe, more than half the population of the world - out of six billion people, more than three billion - do not qualify to take out a loan from a bank. This is a shame. Muhammad Yunus Finance
[ Around Bank Billion Financial Globe Half Loan Look More Out Population Qualify Shame Six Systems Take Than Three Today World]
Today we have 1 billion users on the Net. By 2010 we will have maybe 2 billion. Vinton Cerf
[ Billion Maybe Net Today Users Will]
A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money. Everett Dirksen Money
[ Billion Here Money Pretty Real Soon Talking]
The President's call for more math and science students is not being heeded by his party's leaders in Congress. They are cutting over $10 billion from student aide while refusing to fully fund No Child Left Behind. Something doesn't add up. Jim Clyburn
[ Add Aide Behind Being Billion Call Child Congress Cutting Fully Fund Heeded His Leaders Left Math More Over Party President Refusing Science Something Student Students Up While]
One billion people in 175 countries will mark Earth Day. That puts tea parties in perspective, doesn't it? Greg Dworkin
[ Billion Countries Day Earth Mark Parties Perspective Puts Tea Will]
As a matter of fact, if you do not take into account, as Congressman Ross just stated, the Social Security surplus, our fiscal deficit, ladies and gentlemen, is over $700 billion today. Jim Costa
[ Account Billion Congressman Deficit Fact Fiscal Gentlemen Into Just Ladies Matter Our Over Ross Security Social Stated Surplus Take Today]
Billions of people have seen and been influenced by movies in the short history of this industry. Conrad Hall
[ Been Billions History Industry Influenced Movies Seen Short]
With over 1 billion users and counting worldwide, the Internet has quickly become a critical place for individuals, business communities and governments to share and distribute information. Robin Hayes
[ Become Billion Business Communities Counting Critical Distribute Governments Individuals Information Internet Over Place Quickly Share Users Worldwide]
Time Warner has been managed for the short term. This has damaged the company's fundamental competitive position and its prospects for growth. This approach has cost shareholders a staggering $40 billion. Bruce Wasserstein
[ Approach Been Billion Company Competitive Cost Damaged Fundamental Growth Managed Position Prospects Shareholders Short Staggering Term Time Warner]
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
[ Acceleration Am Because Being Billions Coming Contact Experience Experiencing Feeling Important Just Millennium Other Out Person Through Up]
When BP was not moving fast enough on claims, we told BP to set aside $20 billion in a fund - managed by an independent third party - to help all those whose lives have been turned upside down by the spill. Barack Obama
[ Aside Been Billion Claims Down Enough Fast Fund Help Independent Lives Managed Moving Party Set Spill Third Those Told Turned Upside Whose]
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
[ Attacked Bacteria Being Billions Both Die Dies Double Earth Either Every Forty Host Living Numbers Organism Think Virus Whose Years]
A billion could live off the earth; 6 billion living as we do is far too many, and you run out of planet in no time. James Lovelock
[ Billion Could Earth Far Live Living Many Off Out Planet Run Time Too]
Earth was not built for six billion people all running around and being passionate about things. The world was built for about two million people foraging for roots and grubs. Doug Coupland
[ Around Being Billion Built Earth Million Passionate Roots Running Six Things Two World]
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
[ America American Billions Charm Every Fake Goes Grim Heading Indeed Life Manufacturing Public Rarest Relations Spend Things Under Without Would Year]
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
[ Being Billions Concerned Control Countries Dedicated Deeply Dollars Driven Emissions Forcing Funds Gas Global Greenhouse Mechanisms Natural Other Panic Precious Primarily Recent Spending Stop Task Us Warming]
I would give relief from the first $10,000 of the payroll tax. I would allow small businesses to accelerate depreciation so they would have an incentive to buy now rather than defer. I would also give to the states $40 billion of relief. Bob Graham
[ Accelerate Allow Also Billion Businesses Buy Defer Depreciation First Give Incentive Now Payroll Rather Relief Small States Tax Than Would]
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
[ Abuse Agencies Billions Bureaucracy Cards Credit Dollars Entitlement Every Federal Government Mismanagement Misuse Programs Result Wastes Year]
According to the study, approximately 16.7 million U.S. workers born in Latin America had a combined gross income of $450 billion last year, of which 93 percent was spent locally. Luis Gutierrez
[ According America Approximately Billion Born Combined Gross Had Income Last Latin Locally Million Percent Spent Study Which Workers Year]
The fact that life evolved out of nearly nothing, some 10 billion years after the universe evolved out of literally nothing, is a fact so staggering that I would be mad to attempt words to do it justice. Richard Dawkins
[ After Attempt Billion Evolved Fact Justice Life Literally Mad Nearly Nothing Out Some Staggering Universe Words Would Years]
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
[ Billions Daily Find Funds Here Interesting Managers Managing Masters Mutual New Numbers Quiet Subject Tyranny Universe Very Yet]
The CAFTA region currently imports $15 billion annually of U.S. agriculture and manufactured goods. Ron Lewis
[ Agriculture Annually Billion Cafta Currently Goods Imports Manufactured Region]
At the same time, Republicans are pushing a $70 billion tax package that will overwhelmingly benefit the most wealthy Americans and actually increases the deficit by $16 billion. Marty Meehan
[ Actually Americans Benefit Billion Deficit Increases Most Overwhelmingly Package Pushing Republicans Same Tax Time Wealthy Will]
The larger point is this: We've invested over half a billion dollars in New York since this department was stood up. We've given New York more money, by more than double, than any other city in the country. Michael Chertoff
[ Any Billion City Country Department Dollars Double Given Half Invested Larger Money More New Other Over Point Since Stood Than Up York]
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
[ Alive Billions Exactly How Human Humans Makes Odd Quite Really Something Specifically Sure Them Yet]
Even one billion Chinese do not a superpower make. John Lukacs
[ Billion Chinese Even Make Superpower]
It's obvious that the key problem facing humanity in the coming century is how to bring a better quality of life - for 8 billion or more people - without wrecking the environment entirely in the attempt. E. O. Wilson
[ Attempt Better Billion Bring Century Coming Entirely Environment Facing How Humanity Key Life More Obvious Problem Quality Without Wrecking]
The Kyoto treaty has an estimated cost of between US$150 and $350 billion a year, starting in 2010. Bjorn Lomborg
[ Between Billion Cost Estimated Kyoto Starting Treaty Us Year]
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
[ Away Billions Could Development Dollars Economic Here Investing Needed Programs Right See Talking Various Were]
Look at all the billionaires. If I know 15 billionaires, I know 13 unhappy people. Russell Simmons
[ Billionaires Know Look Unhappy]
In twenty years, the Lottery has raised over $1.4 billion. It has been run successfully and efficiently. Jane D. Hull
[ Been Billion Efficiently Lottery Over Raised Run Successfully Twenty Years]
I was with Ted Turner when he came to see Kofi Annan - the Secretary-General of the UN - to announce his decision to put $1 billion to the service of UN projects and programs. Maurice Strong
[ Announce Billion Came Decision His Programs Projects Put See Service Ted Turner Un]
Mathematicians aren't satisfied because they know there are no solutions up to four million or four billion, they really want to know that there are no solutions up to infinity. Andrew Wiles
[ Because Billion Four Infinity Know Mathematicians Million Really Satisfied Solutions Up Want]
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
[ Alone Billions Care Could Dollars Eliminate Fraud Improving Lives Medicaid Medicare Money Only Patient Save Saved Tens Will Would]
Over half a billion dollars a day is being spent by FEMA. Thad Cochran
[ Being Billion Day Dollars Fema Half Over Spent]
The physical fabric of the world had to be such as to enable that ten billion year preliminary evolution to produce the raw materials of life. Without it there would not have been the chemical materials to allow life to evolve here on earth. John Polkinghorne
[ Allow Been Billion Chemical Earth Enable Evolution Evolve Fabric Had Here Life Materials Physical Preliminary Produce Raw Such Ten Without World Would Year]
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
[ Billions Enough Ever Guess Life Limits Make Set Think Well]
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
[ Acceleration Billions Change Emergence Evolution Further Human Language Millions Over Place Rate Time Took Years]
So what we have is a president that has brought this issue before the American people. We now understand that we can't wait. We understand every year we wait it gets $600 billion worse. Ken Mehlman
[ American Before Billion Brought Every Gets Issue Now President Understand Wait Worse Year]
The major material advantage, financial advantage from having a reserve currency is that between 200 and 300 billion dollar bills, that may be twenty, fifty, hundred dollar bills as well as ones, exist in the world - a lot of them in Russia as you all know I'm sure. Robert C. Solomon
[ Advantage Between Billion Bills Currency Dollar Exist Fifty Financial Having Hundred Know Lot Major Material May Ones Reserve Russia Sure Them Twenty Well World]
The amateur porn business makes $11 billion a year. They don't get bad reviews. Joe Pantoliano
[ Amateur Bad Billion Business Get Makes Reviews Year]
We were all hit with sticker shock: $87 billion is a huge number. Zack Wamp
[ Billion Hit Huge Number Shock Sticker Were]
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
[ Actually Between Billions Border Congress Date Distance Dollars Funded Manner Million Only Our Port Promised Promises Quite Say Security Tune Yet]
In this financial year we will be spending at least $1.5 billion on foreign aid and we cannot be sure that this money will be properly spent, as corruption and mismanagement in many of the recipient countries are legend. Pauline Hanson
[ Aid Billion Cannot Corruption Countries Financial Foreign Least Legend Many Mismanagement Money Properly Recipient Spending Spent Sure Will Year]
I think we ought to ban earmarks. I think we ought to give citizens the opportunity to designate up to 10 percent of their federal income tax toward debt reduction. If we did that, we would reduce our debt by $95 billion a year. Carly Fiorina
[ Ban Billion Citizens Debt Designate Did Earmarks Federal Give Income Opportunity Ought Our Percent Reduce Reduction Tax Their Think Toward Up Would Year]
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
[ Aliens Am Anybody Billions Common Convinced Earth Ego Inhabited Only Out Planets Quite Sense Think Time Trip Weren Would]
No 27-year-old has the experience to run a company that does a quarter of a billion dollars a year in sales. Calvin Klein
[ Billion Company Does Dollars Experience Quarter Run Sales Year]
Eugene is located in western Oregon, approximately 278 billion miles from anything. Dave Barry
[ Anything Approximately Billion Located Miles Oregon Western]
Any living cell carries with it the experience of a billion years of experimentation by its ancestors. Max Delbruck
[ Ancestors Any Billion Carries Cell Experience Experimentation Living Years]
Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts. William Gibson Technology
[ Being Billions Children Concepts Consensual Cyberspace Daily Every Experienced Hallucination Legitimate Mathematical Nation Operators Taught]
Now, we put out a lot of carbon dioxide every year, over 26 billion tons. For each American, it's about 20 tons. For people in poor countries, it's less than one ton. It's an average of about five tons for everyone on the planet. And, somehow, we have to make changes that will bring that down to zero. Bill Gates
[ American Average Billion Bring Carbon Changes Countries Dioxide Down Each Every Everyone Five Less Lot Make Now Out Over Planet Poor Put Somehow Than Ton Tons Will Year Zero]
Even Silicon Valley investors have put well over a $1 billion in new energy technologies. Daniel Yergin
[ Billion Energy Even Investors New Over Put Silicon Technologies Valley Well]
Billions are wasted on ineffective philanthropy. Philanthropy is decades behind business in applying rigorous thinking to the use of money. Michael Porter
[ Applying Behind Billions Business Decades Ineffective Money Philanthropy Rigorous Thinking Use Wasted]
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
[ Ability Administration American Ask Billions Budget Consider Defense Dollars Handed Legacy Spend Taxpayer These Tools Track Us Without]
The tax code is not the only area where the administration is helping the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. It has spent $155 billion for an unnecessary war driven by fear. Dennis Kucinich
[ Administration Area Billion Code Driven Fear Get Helping Only Poor Poorer Rich Richer Spent Tax Unnecessary War Where]
We are Americans. We - we - we are - we are doctors. We are investment bankers. We are taxi drivers. We are store keepers. We are lawyers. We are - we are part of the fabric of America. And the way that America today treats its Muslims is being watched by over a billion Muslims worldwide. Feisal Abdul Rauf
[ America Americans Bankers Being Billion Doctors Drivers Fabric Investment Keepers Lawyers Muslims Over Part Store Taxi Today Treats Watched Way Worldwide]
As far as income tax payments go, sources vary in their accounts, but a range of studies find that immigrants pay between $90 billion and $140 billion in Federal, State, and local taxes. Luis Gutierrez
[ Accounts Between Billion Far Federal Find Go Immigrants Income Local Pay Payments Range Sources State Studies Tax Taxes Their Vary]
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
[ Acted Any Billions Conviction Convinced Deprived Enjoyed Enough Fortunate Gaining Growth Halted Hope Might More Now Opportunities Others Realistic Really Should Then Were]
For the last 4 years, our Federal Government has produced the four biggest deficits in history, and the estimated 2006 deficit of $423 billion is projected to be the largest of all. Melissa Bean
[ Biggest Billion Deficit Deficits Estimated Federal Four Government History Largest Last Our Produced Projected Years]
Look at Islam in a rational manner and without demagoguery or emotion. It is the leading religion of the world with 1.5 billion followers. Zbigniew Brzezinski
[ Billion Demagoguery Emotion Followers Islam Leading Look Manner Rational Religion Without World]
A $1.7 billion average increase in electricity costs is estimated to result in a $1.3 billion decrease in personal income and a loss of 13,000 more jobs in the region. Greg Walden
[ Average Billion Costs Decrease Electricity Estimated Income Increase Jobs Loss More Personal Region Result]
If leaders in the space program had at its beginning in the 1940s, pointed out the benefits to people on earth rather than emphasizing the search for proof of evolution in space, the program would have saved $100 billion in tax money and achieved greater results. Walter Lang
[ Achieved Beginning Benefits Billion Earth Emphasizing Evolution Greater Had Leaders Money Out Pointed Program Proof Rather Results Saved Search Space Tax Than Would]
We have three billion people, half the world's population today, living on less than two dollars a day. James Wolfensohn
[ Billion Day Dollars Half Less Living Population Than Three Today Two World]
In mid-May, the House of Representatives approved the full amount of money that the Veterans Administration said was needed for next year - plus an additional $1 billion increase for veterans' health care. Doc Hastings
[ Additional Administration Amount Approved Billion Care Full Health House Increase Money Needed Next Plus Representatives Said Veterans Year]
Americans spend 3 billion hours per year filling out tax forms and keeping tax records. Jim Ramstad
[ Americans Billion Filling Forms Hours Keeping Out Per Records Spend Tax Year]
Aquatic invasive species are destroying the environment, damaging fisheries, and costing American taxpayers billions of dollars annually. John M. McHugh
[ American Annually Billions Costing Damaging Destroying Dollars Environment Fisheries Species Taxpayers]
It's a bit ridiculous to have people who have two years of experience handling an $83 billion budget. Mike Thompson
[ Billion Bit Budget Experience Handling Ridiculous Two Years]
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
[ Able Alone Bill Billion Company Costs Foot Force Health-Care Last Made Should Taxpayers Their Wal-Mart Why Year]
It is interesting to note that the 200 richest people have more assets than the 2 billion poorest. David Korten
[ Assets Billion Interesting More Note Poorest Richest Than]
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 History
[ Abject Billions Countries Developing Hope Industrialized Markets Offer Only Open Out Poverty Prosperity Pulling Realistic Sustaining While World]
We're the largest home improvement company today, and we did $30 billion last year, or less than 10 percent of the total amount of building materials sold in the U.S. So when people ask, how much runway left does Home Depot have, it's an awful lot. Arthur Blank
[ Amount Ask Awful Billion Building Company Depot Did Does Home How Improvement Largest Last Left Less Lot Materials Much Percent Runway Sold Than Today Total Year]
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
[ Believe Believes Billions Called Consumed Creation Creationist Evolution Genesis Important Includes Involved Most Myth Person Process Sense Years]
Before we give you billions more, we want to know what you've done with the trillion you've got. Les Aspin
[ Before Billions Done Give Got Know More Trillion Want]
All told, these profit levels have put the world's five largest publicly traded oil companies on track to earn more than $100 billion before year's end. Yet, at the same time that Big Oil's bottom line is going up, so are Americans' energy costs. Allyson Schwartz
[ Americans Before Big Billion Bottom Companies Costs Earn End Energy Five Going Largest Levels Line More Oil Profit Publicly Put Same Than These Time Told Track Traded Up World Year Yet]
Between 1939 and 1945 you produced weapons and war equipment valued at thirteen billion dollars, 70 per cent of which you shipped to your allies. The same process is going on today in Canada's much larger and growing industry. Arthur H. Sulzberger
[ Allies Between Billion Canada Cent Dollars Equipment Going Growing Industry Larger Much Per Process Produced Same Shipped Thirteen Today Valued War Weapons Which Your]
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
[ Billions Britney Dances Doing Fly Hands Justin Little Making Pony Rappers Spears Their Thing Timberlake]
As we move towards 8 or 10 billion people on the planet, there's a little less gold per capita. Each one of us will continue to be fighting over an ever smaller percentage of total resources. This is not a happy thought. Dean Kamen
[ Billion Capita Continue Each Ever Fighting Gold Happy Less Little Move Over Per Percentage Planet Resources Smaller Thought Total Towards Us Will]
Career Education is one of the largest global providers in the higher education sector. We are projecting to be over $1.1 billion in revenue in 2003, which puts us number one in our sector for onsite education and number two for online education in terms of revenue. John Larson
[ Billion Career Education Global Higher Largest Number Online Our Over Projecting Providers Puts Revenue Sector Terms Two Us Which]
In 2001, America 's hospitals provided nearly $21 billion in uncompensated health care services. Gary Miller
[ America Billion Care Health Hospitals Nearly Provided Services]
Twenty years and $40 billion. They seem like good round numbers. Michael Dell
[ Billion Good Numbers Round Seem Twenty Years]
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
[ Big Billions Conservatives Corruption Fiscal Government Longer Party Republicans Runaway Spending Trillions Wasting]
For the last 50 years, the federal government has taken out of the Gulf Coast $165 billion in taxes that came from oil and gas off of our coast that went to the federal Treasury, to rebuild all places in America except the place that it came from. Mary Landrieu
[ America Billion Came Coast Except Federal Gas Government Gulf Last Off Oil Our Out Place Places Rebuild Taken Taxes Treasury Went Years]
When I write stuff and I help cast it, I turn away good people all the time. I may turn them down because this one's too tall and that one doesn't have a high enough voice or this one looks to old to match up with that one - there's a billion reasons not to hire somebody. Harvey Fierstein
[ Away Because Billion Cast Down Enough Good Help High Hire Looks Match May Old Reasons Somebody Stuff Tall Them Time Too Turn Up Voice Write]
Death is a billion-dollar business. They can't even pass a law where it takes seven days to get a gun. Why don't you have to go through the same kind of screening you do to get a driver's license? It's totally insane. John Cusack
[ Business Days Death Driver Even Get Go Gun Insane Kind Law License Pass Same Screening Seven Takes Through Totally Where Why]
The condition in New Orleans was changing every day. I said, why don't we appropriate another $10 billion, come back and look at the situation, and do another $10 billion every week, or every 10 days? Lynn Westmoreland
[ Another Appropriate Back Billion Changing Come Condition Day Days Every Look New Orleans Said Situation Week Why]
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
[ Annually Billions Costs Dollars Enforcement Incarceration Many Providing Regulating Revenue Save Simultaneously Taxing Taxpayers While Would]
Over the last five years, the Administration and the majority in Congress have appropriated less than $900 million for port security grants - despite the Coast Guard's determination that $5.4 billion is needed over 10 years. Solomon Ortiz
[ Administration Appropriated Billion Coast Congress Despite Determination Five Grants Guard Last Less Majority Million Needed Over Port Security Than Years]
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
[ Along Around Better Billions Contempt Contemptuous Core Country Ever Everybody Everyone Gave Lived Lives Market Nearly Pass Percent Pollution Produce See Sell Show Than Them World]
I see this as my humanitarian legacy. We're prepared to pay billions. Sheldon Adelson
[ Billions Humanitarian Legacy Pay Prepared See]
Where we're coming down is we currently have $787 billion of stimulus that's been passed. We're certainly focusing on spending that money as quickly and as efficiently and as transparently as we can. We think that's absolutely the right strategy. Christina Romer
[ Absolutely Been Billion Certainly Coming Currently Down Efficiently Focusing Money Passed Quickly Right Spending Stimulus Strategy Think Where]
Americans are a quarter of a billion people who have almost nothing in common except for the fact they've been told they have lots in common. Doug Coupland
[ Almost Americans Been Billion Common Except Fact Lots Nothing Quarter Told]
Today we see a human population of over 6 billion people, many of whom have serious medical conditions, which either can't be treated or cannot be treated economically. Ralph Merkle
[ Billion Cannot Conditions Economically Either Human Many Medical Over Population See Serious Today Treated Which Whom]
Do you realize that if we could increase just by 50 percent the number of adults who have a college degree, it would add $5 billion to the economy and it would result in a net income to the state of Arkansas of $340 million a year? Mike Huckabee
[ Add Adults Arkansas Billion College Could Degree Economy Income Increase Just Million Net Number Percent Realize Result State Would Year]
In the last 5 years, American employers have lost over $150 billion of productivity to depression alone. That is more than the GDP of 28 different States during the same period. Patrick J. Kennedy
[ Alone American Billion Depression Different During Employers Gdp Last Lost More Over Period Productivity Same States Than Years]
It's estimated for every $1 billion we spend on road construction, nearly 48,000 jobs are created. Dennis Hastert
[ Billion Construction Created Estimated Every Jobs Nearly Road Spend]
There are nearly 200 countries and a population of over 6 billion in today's world. International affairs should be addressed by all countries through consultations rather than monopolised by a few powers. Li Peng
[ Addressed Affairs Billion Countries Few International Nearly Over Population Powers Rather Should Than Through Today World]
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
[ Been Billions Come Decisions Entropy Inside Joined Little Made Minute Particles Thing Those Together Two Woman Womb]
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
[ Absolute Africa America Ample Asia Being Billions Countries Dozens Handful Latin Leading Left Life Number Poverty Small While]
During the past 30 years, European governments have provided more than $15 billion in the form of low- and no-cost loans to Airbus for the specific purpose of developing new aircraft lines. Norm Dicks
[ Airbus Aircraft Billion Developing During European Form Governments Lines Loans More New Past Provided Purpose Specific Than Years]
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
[ Been Billions Borrow Borrowed Both Cannot Choice Civilization Education Enough Ever Largely Led Make Must Nation Nations Our Pay Recently Rich War]
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
[ Another Bill Billions Build Congress Crime Dollars Every Just More Passes Place Prisons Scars Society Spending Year]
Federal program and services outlay in Puerto Rico is approximately $10 billion per year. Dick Thornburgh
[ Approximately Billion Federal Outlay Per Program Puerto Rico Services Year]
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
[ American Billions Chart Danger Debt Deficits Did Dream Especially Got Here Long-Term Now Number Our Past Rather Ratio Represents Run Shows Than Think Trillions While]
I believe Business Objects is on the cusp of becoming a multi-billion-dollar sales company. There is tremendous growth potential for business intelligence. Bernard Liautaud
[ Becoming Believe Business Company Cusp Growth Intelligence Objects Potential Sales Tremendous]
One day some guy is going to get a billion-dollar fight. Mike Tyson
[ Day Fight Get Going Guy Some]
Illegal immigration costs taxpayers $45 billion a year in health care, education, and incarceration expenses. Ric Keller
[ Billion Care Costs Education Expenses Health Illegal Immigration Incarceration Taxpayers Year]
In its best prewar year, Europe with almost 300 million people had a gross national product of 150 billion dollars. In that same year, the United States with 150 million people had a gross national product of 300 billion dollars. Paul Hoffman
[ Almost Best Billion Dollars Europe Gross Had Million National Product Same States United Year]
And our size: The company this year is going to be close to $50 billion, so if that's the case and you can continue to grow that fast, I would rather put my energies to solving customer problems and growing our business than worrying about integrating and laying people off. Kevin Rollins
[ Billion Business Case Close Company Continue Customer Energies Fast Going Grow Growing Integrating Laying Off Our Problems Put Rather Size Solving Than Worrying Would Year]
The issue of remittances where we have millions of Mexicans working in the United States sending back dollars. He said they send back 10 billion dollars a year. Tom Tancredo
[ Back Billion Dollars Issue Mexicans Millions Said Send Sending States United Where Working Year]
They realize that spending millions to save billions is just good business. Jack Abramoff
[ Billions Business Good Just Millions Realize Save Spending]
I have serious concerns about whether it's prudent to give any foreign country substantial leverage over the U.S. economy. Instead of spending $80 billion on important programs here at home, we're sending this money overseas just to pay interest on our debt. Tim Johnson
[ Any Billion Concerns Country Debt Economy Foreign Give Here Home Important Instead Interest Just Leverage Money Our Over Overseas Pay Programs Prudent Sending Serious Spending Substantial Whether]
In starting to learn about film festivals and what were good ones - 'cause there are five billion of them - it was just a really good East Coast festival. And I thought this little movie was an East Coast film. Andrew McCarthy
[ Billion Cause Coast East Festival Festivals Film Five Good Just Learn Little Movie Ones Really Starting Them Thought Were]
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
[ According Ago Around Billions Caused Collapsing Density Fluctuation Galaxy Here Little Lower Matter Maybe Model Now Our Perhaps Quantum Right Sitting Slightly Some Standard Start Where Years]
As the cost of gasoline rises and our dependence on foreign oil continues to increase, the effect of sending over $100 billion each year to OPEC nations hurts every American. Paul Gillmor
[ American Billion Continues Cost Dependence Each Effect Every Foreign Gasoline Hurts Increase Nations Oil Opec Our Over Rises Sending Year]
The President sends us a billion-page paper that shows how he would spend the money if he were spending the money. He doesn't have the authority to spend the money. He doesn't spend $1 of the money. Michael Enzi
[ Authority How Money Paper President Sends Shows Spend Spending Us Were Would]
I'm not bragging but my movies have grossed well over a billion dollars. Steve Guttenberg
[ Billion Bragging Dollars Movies Over Well]
You cannot expect so much freedom in a land of 1.3 billion people. Alex Chiu
[ Billion Cannot Expect Freedom Land Much]
The Center for Immigration Studies found that illegal immigrants cost the United States taxpayer about $10.4 billion a year. A large part of that expense stems from the babies born each year to illegal immigrants. Nathan Deal
[ Babies Billion Born Center Cost Each Expense Found Illegal Immigrants Immigration Large Part States Stems Studies Taxpayer United Year]
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
[ Administration Billions Control Debt Deficit Does Economy Getting Grow Just New Out Pumping Spending Still Through Trillions Upon]
But if USA has 1.3 billion people, USA would have the same human rights problem just like China. Alex Chiu
[ Billion China Human Just Problem Rights Same Usa Would]
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
[ Beyond Billions Dollars Done East Efforts Even Hundreds Ideas Into Middle Much Muslim Needs Our Pour War Win World]
Uncollected sales taxes on Internet purchases cost the states more than $16 billion in 2001. Bill Delahunt
[ Billion Cost Internet More Purchases Sales States Taxes Than]
I was reminded that when we lose and I strike out, a billion people in China don't care. Reggie Jackson
[ Billion Care China Lose Out Reminded Strike]
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
[ Advantage Annually Beneficiaries Benefits Billions Commodity Competitive Criminal Dollars Earn Elsewhere Greatest Illegal Keeping Legal Lose Major Mexico Most Organizations Rapidly Their Trade Were Would]
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
[ Billions Clock Determine Formation Glass Later Melting Starting Time Us Years]
Telephones are a virtual necessity - not a luxury - and the revenues collected by this tax flow into the general fund. But this once temporary tax remains and costs American taxpayers, our small businesses and families almost $6 billion dollars a year. Mike Fitzpatrick
[ Almost American Billion Businesses Collected Costs Dollars Families Flow Fund General Into Luxury Necessity Once Our Remains Revenues Small Tax Taxpayers Telephones Temporary Virtual Year]
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
[ Also Billions Care Costs Dollars Each Forward Health Implementation Information Movement Potential Rise Save States Strong Support Technology Today United Which Year]
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
[ Billions Country Deficits Fiscal Future How Hundreds Moved Really Surpluses Then Think Want]
Today more than 20,000 communities participate in the National Flood Insurance Program. More than 90 insurance companies sell and service flood service insurance. There are more than four million policies covering the total of $800 billion. Gary Miller
[ Billion Communities Companies Covering Flood Four Insurance Million More National Participate Policies Program Sell Service Than Today Total]
There is no rational reason to doubt that the universe has existed indefinitely, for an infinite time. It is only myth that attempts to say how the universe came to be, either four thousand or twenty billion years ago. Hannes Alfven
[ Ago Attempts Billion Came Doubt Either Existed Four How Indefinitely Infinite Myth Only Rational Reason Say Thousand Time Twenty Universe Years]
If I could find a white man who had the Negro sound and the Negro feel, I could make a billion dollars. Sam Phillips
[ Billion Could Dollars Feel Find Had Make Man Negro Sound White]
Well, where is the money? Show me the money? Our allies have put up a few billion dollars, but the American taxpayer has been required to shoulder the burden of this war. Jim Cooper
[ Allies American Been Billion Burden Dollars Few Money Our Put Required Shoulder Show Taxpayer Up War Well Where]
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
[ Around Billions Company Content Create Destination Exploding Makes Market Media Mobile Ours Perfect Real Sense Users World]
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
[ Billions Blades Class Cost Every High Low Powered Producing Razor Reason Web World]
A White House dinner is the American family assembled, from labor leaders to billionaires, actors, architects, academicians and athletes. Hugh Sidey
[ Actors American Architects Assembled Athletes Billionaires Dinner Family House Labor Leaders White]
The number of electrical injuries cared for in hospitals in the US is estimated at as many as 50,000; the cost of these injuries on the US economy is estimated at over one billion dollars per year. Richard Neal
[ Billion Cared Cost Dollars Economy Electrical Estimated Hospitals Injuries Many Number Over Per These Us Year]
This is our bottom line, and the will of 1.25 billion Chinese people. Zhu Rongji
[ Billion Bottom Chinese Line Our Will]
Is it not careless to become too local when there are four hundred billion stars in our galaxy alone. A. R. Ammons
[ Alone Become Billion Careless Four Galaxy Hundred Local Our Stars Too]
We have got some mountains to move. Three billion people - half of God's children - are living on less than $2 a day. Jim Wallis
[ Billion Children Day God Got Half Less Living Mountains Move Some Than Three]
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
[ Barely Billions Declaring Go Harmony How Know Live Men Minds Minute Most Someone Stars Such Their War Without]
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
[ Affairs Appropriated Because Big Billions Counts Demonstrations Develop Dollars Dramatic Eye Huge Hundreds Little Millions Must Nothing Terms Think Thousands Twinkling Used World]
Why don't we stop the stimulus spending? There's still about $400 billion or $500 billion of the stimulus plan that has not been spent. Why don't we stop it? It's not working. John Boehner
[ Been Billion Plan Spending Spent Still Stimulus Stop Why Working]
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
[ Believe Billions Consensus Demonstration Else Everything Got Idea Never Reality Some Sparrows Unless Valid Well Whatever Whole Worry]
There is no question of the benefits that opening a market of a billion people will bring to American businesses. But as I said last year, this will test China and the world trade system. William M. Daley
[ American Benefits Billion Bring Businesses China Last Market Opening Question Said System Test Trade Will World Year]
It's a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars and get your money's worth. George M. Humphrey Money
[ Billion Dollars Get Hard Job Money Spend Terribly Worth Your]
Expression, to a great extent, is a matter of terms, and terms are anyone's. The meaning of 'God' may have a billion interpretations if there be that many souls in the world. Charles Ives
[ Anyone Billion Expression Extent God Great Interpretations Many Matter May Meaning Souls Terms World]
Just because you know umpteen billion scales, it doesn't mean you have to use them all in a solo. Kirk Hammett
[ Because Billion Just Know Mean Scales Solo Them Use]
Congress: Bingo with billions. Red Skelton
[ Billions Bingo Congress]
You know how many movies it took Tom Cruise before he was making 5, 6 million dollars? It probably took a billion dollars in box office. Jason Patric
[ Before Billion Box Cruise Dollars How Know Making Many Million Movies Office Probably Tom Took]
And here where the fact that we've given over half a billion dollars to New York really plays a role, because New York has already made a lot of investments in the kinds of things which you'd expect to have as basic security. Michael Chertoff
[ Already Basic Because Billion Dollars Expect Fact Given Half Here Investments Kinds Lot Made New Over Plays Really Role Security Things Where Which York]
A billion dollars every week for Iraq, $87 billion for Iraq. We can't get $5 billion for childcare over five years in welfare reform. Jim Wallis
[ Billion Childcare Dollars Every Five Get Iraq Over Reform Week Welfare Years]
A Congressional Budget Office study estimated that gulf energy infrastructure repair costs will be between $18 billion and $31 billion, just from the damages the hurricane created. Mark Foley
[ Between Billion Budget Congressional Costs Created Damages Energy Estimated Gulf Hurricane Infrastructure Just Office Repair Study Will]
We spend billions of pounds on welfare, yet millions are trapped on welfare. It's not worth their while going into work. David Cameron
[ Billions Going Into Millions Pounds Spend Their Trapped Welfare While Work Worth Yet]
I'm not a paranoid derranged millionaire. Goddamit, I'm a billionaire. Howard Hughes
[ Billionaire Millionaire Paranoid]
We believe the 36, nearly 40, billion pound discount given for a right to buy houses took a million houses out of the public housing sector which is desperately needed for rent. John Prescott
[ Believe Billion Buy Desperately Discount Given Houses Housing Million Nearly Needed Out Pound Public Rent Right Sector Took Which]
I think the Space Shuttle is worth one billion dollars a launch. I think that it is worth two billion dollars for what it does. I think the Shuttle is worth it for the work it does. Pete Conrad
[ Billion Does Dollars Launch Shuttle Space Think Two Work Worth]
Billions of people don't practice a religion at all. Richard Gere
[ Billions Practice Religion]
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
[ Bet Billions Country Even Forecast Foundation Global Less Paycheck Predictions Should Then Tomorrow Warming Weather Why Would Your]
We have to still develop the Ikea group. We need many billions of Swiss francs to take on China or Russia. Ingvar Kamprad
[ Billions China Develop Francs Group Many Need Russia Still Swiss Take]
We are on pace this year to have a trade deficit that is larger than $800 billion. We have never faced that before, but we continue to put forward trade agreements like these that leave us naked to competition that is neither free nor fair. Xavier Becerra
[ Agreements Before Billion Competition Continue Deficit Faced Fair Forward Free Larger Leave Naked Neither Never Nor Pace Put Than These Trade Us Year]
Today we're faced with over 500 casualties, a cost of over $200 billion. And it could rise - the casualties could go into thousands and the cost could go over half a trillion - if we stay there for years. Dennis Kucinich
[ Billion Casualties Cost Could Faced Go Half Into Over Rise Stay Thousands Today Trillion Years]
There are 4 billion cell phones in use today. Many of them are in the hands of market vendors, rickshaw drivers, and others who've historically lacked access to education and opportunity. Information networks have become a great leveler, and we should use them together to help lift people out of poverty and give them a freedom from want. Hillary Clinton
[ Access Become Billion Cell Drivers Education Freedom Give Great Hands Help Historically Information Lacked Lift Many Market Networks Opportunity Others Out Phones Poverty Should Them Today Together Use Vendors Want]
In the United States in 2009, more than 10.2 billion trips were taken on transit trains and buses. So far, the nation has not experienced a major transit attack since Sept. 11, but the March 2010 Moscow subway bombings and earlier train attacks in London and Mumbai show that we must be prepared. John Mica
[ Attack Attacks Billion Bombings Buses Earlier Experienced Far London Major March More Moscow Must Nation Prepared Sept Show Since States Subway Taken Than Train Trains Transit Trips United Were]
After all, the universe required ten billion years of evolution before life was even possible; the evolution of the stars and the evolving of new chemical elements in the nuclear furnaces of the stars were indispensable prerequisites for the generation of life. John Polkinghorne
[ After Before Billion Chemical Elements Even Evolution Evolving Generation Indispensable Life New Nuclear Possible Required Stars Ten Universe Were Years]
I would not trade you a billion dollars for the kids I led to combat in Vietnam or in fact any of the Marines that I served with for a quarter of a century. Oliver North
[ Any Billion Century Combat Dollars Fact Kids Led Marines Quarter Served Trade Vietnam Would]
This war so far has cost us $125 billion and counting, because largely we decided to do it on our own, with only the United Kingdom as a paying, fully participating partner. John Spratt
[ Because Billion Cost Counting Decided Far Fully Kingdom Largely Only Our Own Participating Partner Paying United Us War]
You can't tell a millionaire's son from a billionaire's. Vance Packard
[ Billionaire Millionaire Son Tell]
If GE's strategy of investment in China is wrong, it represents a loss of a billion dollars, perhaps a couple of billion dollars. If it is right, it is the future of this company for the next century. Jack Welch
[ Billion Century China Company Couple Dollars Future Investment Loss Next Perhaps Represents Right Strategy Wrong]
We are spending $1 billion a week in Iraq. Tom Allen
[ Billion Iraq Spending Week]
Of the billionaires I have known, money just brings out the basic traits in them. If they were jerks before they had money, they are simply jerks with a billion dollars. Warren Buffett
[ Basic Before Billion Billionaires Brings Dollars Had Jerks Just Known Money Out Simply Them Traits Were]
What's interesting is there are $12 billion of breaks in the energy bill that passed, yet we see that the sixth major oil companies in America last year made $1.1 trillion. Marty Meehan
[ America Bill Billion Breaks Companies Energy Interesting Last Made Major Oil Passed See Sixth Trillion Year Yet]
Just a few short years ago in the year 2000, the last full fiscal year of the Clinton administration, this country was running a surplus of $236 billion. John Spratt
[ Administration Ago Billion Clinton Country Few Fiscal Full Just Last Running Short Surplus Year Years]
I would be very happy to see 3.5 billion humans wiped out from the face of the earth within the next 150 or 200 years and I am quite prepared to go myself with this majority... let us all look forward to the day when the catastrophe strikes us down! John Aspinall
[ Am Billion Catastrophe Day Down Earth Face Forward Go Happy Humans Look Majority Myself Next Out Prepared Quite See Strikes Us Very Wiped Within Would Years]
New rumors that Saddam Hussein is planning to flee to a castle in Libya with 10 billion dollars. Now President Bush doesn't know whether to nuke him or give him a tax cut. Craig Kilborn
[ Billion Bush Castle Cut Dollars Flee Give Him Hussein Know Libya New Now Planning President Rumors Saddam Tax Whether]
And also, we are providing, you know, a nuclear power plant in the north, two light water systems, so some 4 or 5 billion dollars we are providing to meet with North Korean requests on the condition North Korea will not produce a nuclear weapon. Kim Dae Jung
[ Also Billion Condition Dollars Know Korea Korean Light Meet North Nuclear Plant Power Produce Providing Requests Some Systems Two Water Weapon Will]
Hurricane Katrina, coupled with Hurricane Rita, which came promptly on Katrina's heels, claimed more than 1,200 American lives. Together, they caused more than $200 billion in damage. Ellen Tauscher
[ American Billion Came Caused Claimed Coupled Damage Heels Hurricane Katrina Lives More Promptly Rita Than Together Which]
But beyond the hysteria of phantom death panels, where is the abomination? Show me the provisions that will hurt consumers, because if you think a $110 billion a year tax break for working-class Americans to buy private health insurance is a government takeover, I welcome the debate. Jim McDermott
[ Americans Because Beyond Billion Break Buy Consumers Death Debate Government Health Hurt Hysteria Insurance Panels Phantom Private Provisions Show Takeover Tax Think Welcome Where Will Working-Class Working-Class Year]
All those predictions about how much economic growth will be created by this, all of those new jobs, would be created by the things we wanted - the extension of unemployment insurance and middle class tax cuts. An estate tax for millionaires adds exactly zero jobs. A tax cut for billionaires - virtually none. Anthony Weiner
[ Adds Billionaires Class Created Cut Cuts Economic Estate Exactly Extension Growth How Insurance Jobs Middle Millionaires Much New None Predictions Tax Things Those Unemployment Virtually Wanted Will Would Zero]
AIDS and malaria and TB are national security issues. A worldwide program to get a start on dealing with these issues would cost about $25 billion... It's, what, a few months in Iraq. Jared Diamond
[ Aids Billion Cost Dealing Few Get Iraq Issues Malaria Months National Program Security Start Tb These Worldwide Would]
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
[ Areas Been Billions Central Deprivation Directed Doing Got Government Into Major Now Pounds Programmes These Which]
Last year people won more than one billion dollars playing poker. And casinos made twenty-seven billion just by being around those people. Samantha Bee
[ Around Being Billion Casinos Dollars Just Last Made More Playing Poker Than Those Twenty-Seven Won Year]
We couldn't spend $91 billion if we wanted to. Andrew Natsios
[ Billion Spend Wanted]
The winds that blow our billions away return burdened with themes of scorn and dispraise. Garet Garrett
[ Away Billions Blow Burdened Our Return Scorn Themes Winds]
I said we are going to balance an $11 billion budget deficit in a $29 billion budget, so by percentage, the largest budget deficit in America, by percentage, larger than California, larger than New York, larger than Illinois. And we're going to balance that without raising taxes on the people of the state of New Jersey. Chris Christie
[ America Balance Billion Budget California Deficit Going Illinois Jersey Larger Largest New Percentage Raising Said State Taxes Than Without York]
The world spends $40 billion a year on pet food. Nicholas D. Kristof Pet
[ Billion Food Pet Spends World Year]
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
[ Actually Billions Children Cut Debt Dollars Grandchildren Helpful How Important Issue Knows Managed Most Our Piling Pretty Senate Someone Think]
I opposed Clinton's budget deal in 1997 because he brought in $115 billion cut in Medicare that created greater pressure for providers not to participate. David Obey
[ Because Billion Brought Budget Clinton Created Cut Deal Greater Medicare Opposed Participate Pressure Providers]
The trip to Iraq confirmed that I made the right decision when I voted against lending Iraq the $18 billion the United States plans to use to help rebuild the country. Vic Snyder
[ Against Billion Confirmed Country Decision Help Iraq Lending Made Plans Rebuild Right States Trip United Use Voted]
A billion saved is a billion earned. Norman Ralph Augustine
[ Billion Earned Saved]
We are becoming so accustomed to millions and billions of dollars that "thousands" has almost passed out of the dictionary. Everett Dirksen
[ Accustomed Almost Becoming Billions Dictionary Dollars Millions Out Passed Thousands]
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 Cell Control Covered Earth Environment Found Her Herself Insure Life Many Over Substance Survival Times Ways Years]
Most of us really aren't horribly unique. There are 6 billion of us. Put 'em all in one room and very few would stand out as individuals. So maybe we ought to think of worth in terms of our ability to get along as a part of nature, rather than being the lords over nature. Herbert Simon
[ Ability Along Being Billion Em Few Get Horribly Individuals Lords Maybe Most Nature Ought Our Out Over Part Put Rather Really Room Stand Terms Than Think Unique Us Very Worth Would]
These are estimates that are done by the experts as to how much they expect we could get from the first lease sale that would take place in ANWR, and the estimate is about $2.5 billion. Gale Norton
[ Anwr Billion Could Done Estimate Estimates Expect Experts First Get How Lease Much Place Sale Take These Would]
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
[ Americans Billions Britain Debris Debts Dollars Extent Forgave Germany Italy Japan Lesser Lifted Other Out Poured War Were]
If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars. J. Paul Getty Money
[ Billion Count Dollars Money Your]
For over two billion years, through the apparent fancy of her endless differentiations and metamorphosis the Cell, as regards its basic physiological mechanisms, has remained one and the same. It is life itself, and our true and distant ancestor. Albert Claude
[ Ancestor Apparent Basic Billion Cell Distant Endless Fancy Her Itself Life Mechanisms Our Over Physiological Regards Remained Same Through True Two Years]
With an annual investment of $66 billion by 2007, we can save 8 million lives each year. Gro Harlem Brundtland
[ Annual Billion Each Investment Lives Million Save Year]
Today, energy prices are at historic highs. Some analysts estimate that energy price shocks this year could cost American consumers more than $40 billion. Speaking very frankly, we cannot afford this kind of expense. Jeff Bingaman
[ Afford American Analysts Billion Cannot Consumers Cost Could Energy Estimate Expense Frankly Highs Historic Kind More Price Prices Shocks Some Speaking Than Today Very Year]
Of course, nobody would deny the importance of human beings for theological thinking, but the time span of history that theologians think about is a few thousand years of human culture rather than the fifteen billion years of the history of the universe. John Polkinghorne
[ Beings Billion Course Culture Deny Few Fifteen History Human Importance Nobody Rather Span Than Theologians Theological Think Thinking Thousand Time Universe Would Years]
We aren't leveraging this great economic engine, the strongest economy in the world. And yet we have this totally weak response. We import $500 billion a year more in products than we export. Jennifer Granholm
[ Billion Economic Economy Engine Export Great Import More Products Response Strongest Than Totally Weak World Year Yet]
I would be a billionaire if I was looking to be a selfish boss. That's not me. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Billionaire Boss Looking Selfish Would]
Further, Japan is the second largest donor in Iraq after the United States, with over $5 billion dollars for humanitarian, infrastructure and reconstruction projects. Michael K. Simpson
[ After Billion Dollars Donor Further Humanitarian Infrastructure Iraq Japan Largest Over Projects Reconstruction Second States United]
You see, every creature alive on the earth today represents an unbroken line of life that stretches back to the first primitive organism to appear on this planet; and that is about three billion years. George Wald
[ Alive Appear Back Billion Creature Earth Every First Life Line Organism Planet Primitive Represents See Stretches Three Today Unbroken Years]
I have absolutely no regret about my vote against this war. The same questions remain. The cost in human lives, the cost to our budget, probably 100 billion. We could have probably brought down that statue for a lot less. Nancy Pelosi
[ Absolutely Against Billion Brought Budget Cost Could Down Human Less Lives Lot Our Probably Questions Regret Remain Same Statue Vote War]
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
[ Billions Ever Flesh God Human Jesus Kind Lived Son]
And let us not forget the Social Security system. Recent studies show that undocumented workers sustain the Social Security system with a subsidy as much as $7 billion a year. Let me repeat that: $7 billion a year. Luis Gutierrez
[ Billion Forget Much Recent Repeat Security Show Social Studies Subsidy Sustain System Undocumented Us Workers Year]
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
[ Billions Causes Democratic Dollars Fund George Had Past Used Wish]
A billion dollars isn't what it used to be. Nelson Bunker Hunt
[ Billion Dollars Used]
The experts who managed the original Marshall Plan say Afghanistan needs a commitment of at least $5 to $10 billion over 5 to 10 years, coupled with occupation forces of 250,000 Allied soldiers to keep the peace throughout the country. Ted Rall
[ Afghanistan Allied Billion Commitment Country Coupled Experts Forces Keep Least Managed Marshall Needs Occupation Original Over Peace Plan Say Soldiers Throughout Years]
When I wake up in the morning, I feel like a billionaire without paying taxes. Ernie Banks
[ Billionaire Feel Morning Paying Taxes Up Wake Without]
Plan Colombia was supposed to reduce Colombia's cultivation and distribution of drugs by 50 percent, but 6 years and $4.7 billion later, the drug control results are meager at best. Jan Schakowsky
[ Best Billion Colombia Control Cultivation Distribution Later Meager Percent Plan Reduce Results Supposed Years]
A vast abortion industry, generating some half a billion dollars annually, sprang into existence in the wake of Roe and Doe. Robert Casey
[ Abortion Annually Billion Doe Dollars Existence Generating Half Industry Into Roe Some Sprang Vast Wake]
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
[ Billions Comparing Dollars Every Federal Growth Insurance Look Looking Medicare Millions Other Private Programs Rates Run Waste World Year]
In addition, California spends nearly $1 billion a year in Medi-Cal services for an average of 780,000 illegal immigrants a month, over and above emergency health services. Elton Gallegly
[ Above Addition Average Billion California Emergency Health Illegal Immigrants Month Nearly Over Services Spends Year]
And secondly, I would impose a significant state landfill tipping fee and use that tipping fee to fund the billion dollar bond issue that I want to create to produce the funds for all of the environmental challenges that we just went over. Ed Rendell
[ Billion Bond Challenges Create Dollar Environmental Fee Fund Funds Impose Issue Just Landfill Over Produce Secondly Significant State Tipping Use Want Went Would]
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
[ Administration Billions Comfort Continue Dollars Give Iraq Learned Little Mistakes Ongoing President Seeking Strife War]
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
[ Affordable Already Banks Been Billions College Decade Depression Dollars Dramatically Duress Expensive Families Financial Going Great Haven Important Into Just Kind Loans Make Miraculous More Nation Never Next Opportunity Our ]
There is $1.4 billion a day in trade that goes back and forth across the border. That means millions of jobs and livelihoods for families here in Canada and for families in the United States. Paul Cellucci
[ Across Back Billion Border Canada Day Families Forth Goes Here Jobs Livelihoods Means Millions States Trade United]