10 QUOTES WITH «BILLION»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word billion
If you want to be a Millionaire, start with a billion dollars and launch a new airline.
Why should a great and powerful nation like the United States allow its relationship with more than a billion Muslims around the world to be defined by the narrow hatred and nihilistic actions of an exceptionally small minority of Muslims?
Exxon, Coca-Cola, BHP Billiton and News Corporation have much more say in organising the global agenda than the planet's 5 billion mature-age voters without a ballot box.
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.
The bigger question is how does a rogue species called humans - whose population just blew through the seven billion mark on it's way to nine billion members - manage to survive the next century on a planet with finite resources, without destroying its delicate balance in the process.
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.
There's almost 70 billion in square feet under construction in high rises in commercial, residential and light manufacturing. And we estimate about 30 billion square feet, and that's with a 'B,' is commercial, that we would just consider office space. To put that in perspective, that's a 5x5-foot cubicle for every man, woman and child in China.
If only 7 percent of the 2 billion Christians in the world would care for a single orphan in distress, there would effectively be no more orphans. If everybody would be willing to simply do something to care for one of these precious treasures, I think we would be amazed by just how much we could change the world.
Not surprisingly, some of the super-rich declined to join the Patriotic Millionaires when the Agenda Project reached out to them. At least two airily dismissed the Bush tax cuts for millionaires and above - which will cost well over $700 billion over the coming decade - as small potatoes.
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.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BILLION»
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The Bottom Billion
: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing ...
The Bottom Billion is an elegant and impassioned synthesis from one of the world's leading experts on Africa and poverty. It was hailed as "the best non-fiction book so far this year" by Nicholas Kristoff of The New York Times.
Cars: Driving Toward Sustainability
Blending a concise history of cars and their impact on the world, leading transportation experts Daniel Sperling and Deborah Gordon explain how we arrived at this state, and what we can do about it.
Daniel Sperling, Deborah Gordon, 2009
Wicked Thoughts: What the Internet Tells Us About ...
The Book on Sex Want to know what really turns your partner on? A Billion Wicked Thoughts offers the clearest picture ever of the differences between male and female sexuality and the teeming diversity of human desire.
Ogi Ogas, Sai Gaddam, 2011
Customers: Lessons from the Front Lines of Doing ...
A blueprint for doing business successfully in the rapidly growing Chinese consumer market shares insight into China's remarkable emergence as a global economic power, the nation's seemingly contradictory business practices, and the ...
But what if there’s more? What if God’s desire for her is a heart full of life? And what if that’s what Luc has offered all along? "Katie and Luc dance off the pages of this book, making you fall in love with them and New Orleans.
When A Billion
Chinese Jump: How China Will Save Mankind -- ...
When a Billion Chinese Jump is a road journey into the future of our species.
We Never Went to the Moon: America's Thirty Billion
Contents: Foreword; Introduction; How this book came to be written; Elements of Rocket Propulsion; U.S. Government Experience in Secret Operations; the Search for Apollo Secrets; the Apollo Project as Political Expediency; Steps to ...
Bill Kaysing, Randy Reid, 1997
-Dollar Molecule: The Quest for the Perfect Drug
This inside account of Vertex, a start-up pharmaceutical company, conveys the exciting drama being played out in the pioneering and enormously profitable field of drug research.
Plus: World Population in the Twenty-first Century
This fully updated edition will be an invaluable resource for all readers concerned with the intertwined issues of population, environment, and health.
Evolution: The First Four Billion
An introduction to evolutionary biology spans evolutionary science from its inception to its latest findings, covering discoveries, philosophy, and history.
Michael Ruse, Joseph Travis, 2009
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BILLION»
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Warren Buffett Unleashes Another $2.8 Billion Donation
Berkshire Hathaway's class b stock closed at $137.39 per share Thursday, making the gift worth $2.84 billion. He gave away about $2.8 billion ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
Saudi Arabia to Invest up to $10 Billion in Russia
MOSCOW—Saudi Arabia has signed a commitment to invest up to $10 billion in Russia, the Russian Direct Investment Fund said Monday. «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
How a 'billion dollar spy' stole Soviet secrets and helped the US Air …
In early 1977, the new president, Jimmy Carter, and his CIA director, Adm. Stansfield Turner, were both fascinated by spy satellites, especially ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
German Media Titans ProSiebenSat.1, Axel Springer in $16 Billion …
ProSieben, which is worth around Euros 9.7 billion ($10.7 billion), owns a network of TV channels that had a 28.9% share of Germany's free-TV ... «Variety, Jul 15»
Seritage Shares Rise in Market Debut, Raises $1.6 Billion in Rights …
Seritage Growth, structured as a real-estate investment trust, plans to use the proceeds of the offering to fund in part its $2.72 billion purchase of ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
China brokerages shift around $20 billion to stabilization fund …
The 21 brokerages transferred a total of over 128 billion yuan into the ... using a combined 2.16 billion yuan of their own capital, to stabilize the ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
Temasek's Assets Rise to Record S$266 Billion on Equity Rallies
The value of Temasek's holdings increased 19 percent to a record S$266 billion ($197 billion) during the 12 months ended March 31, ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
How BP's $18.7-Billion Oil Spill Settlement Could Help the Gulf of …
Oil company BP agreed on July 2 to pay US$18.7 billion to settle civil lawsuits over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. «Scientific American, Jul 15»
Look Out World Economy: Greece Is €52 Billion in the Hole, But …
Greece is having a rough summer: The small country has defaulted on 1.6 billion euros in debt and has voted 'No' on a referendum on a debt ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
Biogen's Billion-Dollar Bet on Gene Therapy
... that brought $1 billion to Juno for chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells and further validated the potential in immune-oncology, the Biogen ... «Barron's, Jul 15»