Quotes with million
To turn $100 into $110 is work. To turn 100 million into $110 million is inevitable.
Money doesn’t always bring happiness. People with ten million dollars are no happier than people with nine million dollars.
In extent sorrow is boundless, -- it pours from ten million sources, and floods the world; but its depth is small, -- it drowns few.
I'd marry again if I found a man who had fifteen million dollars, would sign over half to me and guarantee that he'd be dead within a year.
My son is in federal prison. He’s been a drug addict for a large part of his life. Part of the punishments — if you happen to have a slip, and this is for a prisoner who is nonviolent, as about a half-million of our drug-addicted prisoners are — he’s spent almost two years in solitary confinement. Right now I’ve been told that I can’t see him for two years. It’s been over a year now. And I’m questioning the system.
During his Emmy acceptance speech (September 22, 2013)
I'm an assistant storyteller. It's like being a waiter or a gas-station attendant, but I'm waiting on six million people a week, if I'm lucky.
If every American donated five hours a week, it would equal the labor of 20 million full-time volunteers.
The "I" of a vivisystem is a ghost. Like the transient form of a whirlpool held upright by a million spinning atoms of water, it can be scattered with a fingertip.
Out of Control: The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems and the Economic World (1995)
Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
The Day of Affirmation speech to National Union of South African Students members at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, on June 6, 1966
There may not be one chance in a million that you will ever receive unusual aid; but opportunities are often presented which you can improve to good advantage, if you will only act.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
If there were one million families praying the Rosary every day, the entire world would be saved.
Let's ask ourselves: Does America really need 70 percent of the world's lawyers? Is it healthy for our economy to have 18 million new lawsuits coursing through the system annually? Is it right that people with disputes come up against staggering expense and delay?
Address to the American Bar Association in 1991.
There is no philosopher in the world so great but he believes a million things on the faith of other people and accepts a great many more truths than he demonstrates.
The president is the representative of the whole nation and he's the only lobbyist that all the one hundred and sixty million people in this country have.
Man has been here 32,000 years. That it took a hundred million years to prepare the world for him is proof that that is what it was done for. I suppose it is. I dunno. If the Eiffel tower were now representing the world's age, the skin of paint on the pinnacle-knob at its summit would represent man's share of that age; & anybody would perceive that that skin was what the tower was built for. I reckon they would. I dunno.
Was the World Made for Man?
The human frame being what it is, heart, body and brain all mixed together, and not contained in separate compartments as they will be no doubt in another million years, a good dinner is of great importance to good talk. One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
A Room of One's Own (1929)