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#1. The Mississippi River carries the mud of thirty states and two provinces 2,000 miles south to the delta and deposits 500 million tons of it there every year. The business of the Mississippi, which it will accomplish in time, is methodically to transport all of Illinois to the Gulf of Mexico. - Author: Charles Kuralt
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#2. Jeff Sachs has the Millennium Villages. He spends $2.5 million in one village. It's an absolutely ridiculous model, because I've said that if you gave me $2.5 million, I can train 100 grandmothers, solar electrify 100 villages - 10,000 houses - and save you 100,000 litres of kerosene. - Author: Bunker Roy
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#3. You can express your generosity in ways that are virtually limitless. This was what I wanted to convey in 'Giving 2.0' - that whether you have $10 or $10 million to give, if you identify the right opportunities and make the most of your resources, your impact can be tremendous. - Author: Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen
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#4. America has 2.2 million of it's citizens incarcerated. It's a statistic we should be ashamed of ... - Author: Henry Rollins
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#5. Since 2000, we have lost 2.7 million manufacturing jobs, of which 500,000 jobs were in high-tech industries such as telecommunications and electronics. - Author: Jerry Costello
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#6. As [House] speaker, I came back, working with President Bill Clinton. We passed a very Reagan-like program: less regulation, lower taxes. Unemployment dropped to 4.2 percent. We created 11 million jobs. - Author: Newt Gingrich
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#7. Iran exports about 2.2 million barrels a day. - Author: Elliott Abrams
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#8. For us, selling a million records in 2005 is the equivalent of selling 2 to 3 million records (five years ago). Rock records aren't flying off the shelves like they used to. Hip-hop and pop are so huge. (But) everything's on the upswing for us. - Author: Jacoby Shaddix
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#9. As the parts that made the Bugatti were pulled apart and twisted, the information that was embodied in the Bugatti was largely destroyed. This is another way of saying that the $2.5 million worth of value was stored not in the car's atoms but in the way those atoms were arranged. - Author: Cesar Hidalgo
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#10. I can't actually wrap my mind around it easily - I can't really visualize what 2 million books looks like ... So I try to keep it real for myself by focusing on individual anecdotes of how my books have helped kids learn to love reading. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#11. As South Africa has a white population of only 2.8 million or thereabouts, you can see that every other central organization in the world has been out-created. - Author: L. Ron Hubbard
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#12. Whatever the reason for enlisting, by 1865 the Union had sworn in 2,128,948 men, approximately one-third of the military-age male population of the northern states, while the Confederacy probably enrolled a little under 1 million men, about four-fifths of its military-age male population. - Author: Allen C. Guelzo
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#13. By 2009, [Richard] DeVos's son, Dick and daughter-in-law Betsy were major donors on the Koch lust and facing a $5.2 million civil fine of their own for violating Ohio's campaign-finance laws. - Author: Jane Mayer
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#14. California has the highest number of illegal immigrants residing in its borders. The estimated number of illegal alien residents in California was about 2.2 million, or nearly 32 percent of the total number of illegal immigrants in the United States. - Author: Gary Miller
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#15. It's not that you don't make any money doing conscious rap music. You make a lot of money doing this, but if you're greedy and you're not satisfied with $500,000 a year, and you want $2 million a year, then you will suffer as a conscious rap artist. - Author: KRS-One
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#16. I hate negative songs; I won't sing them. It doesn't matter if it's sold 2 million more albums. - Author: Ricky Skaggs
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#17. People who tend to invest are either going to invest in something where you're raising $5 million or they're going to invest in something where you're raising $1 million, but if you're trying to raise $2.5 million it's kind of a weird amount. - Author: David Plotz
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#18. I would sell 2 million records, a million went to teenagers and a million went to the adults. So, when The Beatles became so popular, I lost a million to the teenagers, but I was still selling a million to the adults. - Author: Bobby Vinton
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#19. We have 2 million users in the U.S. and about 13 million worldwide in more than 200 countries. We're getting 80,000 new users each day. And more than half a million people are connected via Skype at any given moment. - Author: Niklas Zennstrom
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#20. There are 2 to 3 million women programmers in the world. We need to see them more. - Author: Megan Smith
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#21. Although more than 500 million maritime containers move around the world each year, accounting for 90 per cent of international trade, only 2 per cent are inspected. Strengthening customs and immigration systems is essential. - Author: Ban Ki-moon
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#22. New York City has 2 million rats. We used to have 8 million rats. Now we're down to 2 million. You know what that means? We lose four electoral votes. - Author: David Letterman
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#23. I learned that the first technology appeared in the form of stone tools, 2.6 million years ago. First entertainment comes evidence from flutes that are 35,000 years old. And evidence for first design comes 75,000 years old - beads. And you can do the same with your genes and track them back in time. - Author: Zeresenay Alemseged
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#24. One day I went up to my mom and I said, 'Mom, can I have permission to build a 2.3-million electron-volt atom smasher - a betatron - in the garage?' And my mom stared at me, and she said, 'Sure. Why not? And don't forget to take out the garbage.' - Author: Michio Kaku
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#25. There's about one sword-swallower per 2 to 4 million persons in each country. - Author: Hans Rosling
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#26. Britain, today, educates 4.8 million primary school children in Britain. And we educate five million primary school children around the developing world, at a cost of 2.5 per cent of what we spend on British children. - Author: Andrew Mitchell
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#27. Not so long ago the Earth numbered 2 billion inhabitants, i.e., 500 million men and 1.5 billion "natives." The first possessed the Word, the others borrowed it. - Author: Frantz Fanon
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#28. So Yoda sounds like our best bet as an energy source. But with world electricity consumption pushing 2 terawatts, it would take a hundred million Yodas to meet our demands. All things considered, switching to Yoda power probably isn't worth the trouble - though it would definitely be green. - Author: Randall Munroe
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#29. A big mistake a lot of filmmakers do is they like, "We cut our whole ending to a Rolling Stones song." You better find a new ending then, because unless you have $2 million for that song. - Author: Rob Zombie
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#30. While never ultimately commercially successful, the Dreamcast is home to the most expensive-to-produce games made to date. Shenmue and Shenmue 2 cost more than $70 million at the time; Sega would have needed to sell two copies of each game for each Dreamcast - Author: Sam Pettus
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#31. Today I can announce a raft of reforms that we estimate could save over 2.5 million police hours every year. That's the equivalent of more than 1,200 police officer posts. These reforms are a watershed moment in policing. They show that we really mean business in busting bureaucracy. - Author: Theresa May
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#32. I hate the attitude of, 'oh we already have a Lydia Lunch, so we do we need a Bikini Kill.' Well, there's like 2 hundered million all-male bands writting 'baby baby I love you, let me drag you around on my ankle.' Is that enough already? Duh! - Author: Kathleen Hanna
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#33. In the ten years I was president of the Teamsters, I had raised the membership from eight hundred thousand to more than 2 million and made it the largest single labor union the world. - Author: Jimmy Hoffa
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#34. Through the centuries, over 1.2 million brave men and women have given their lives for our nation. - Author: Dan Lipinski
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#35. Sub-Saharan Africa, with a population of 900 million and an annual output of only 1.8 trillion euros (less than the French GDP of 2 trillion), - Author: Thomas Piketty
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#36. They do think it is a big summer movie and that's why they want to give it a great chance, but they don't want to go up against Spider-Man 2 or some of the other big movies, the $100 million films that are coming up. - Author: David R. Ellis
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#37. Jacob Zuma built a 2 million rand swimming pool, but no one in the family knows how to swim - Author: Julius Malema
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#38. The 2 million people who work in the NHS and social care are also themselves patients and users. I know they all want to treat patients and users the way they and their families would want to be treated and that is the purpose of our reforms. - Author: Patricia Hewitt
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#39. How about if I had two people in the race? The number would've been twice as good. In other words, people with 2 million people. Because the Republican party increased. - Author: Donald Trump
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#40. In the latest period, cloud revenue - excluding update and support revenue - climbed 45% to $516 million. New software license revenue rose 3.6% to $2.05 billion. - Author: Anonymous
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#41. I saw my potential as artistic director, which is very different from designer. Fashion companies might have $200 million to $300 million in annual sales - Hugo Boss has €2.5 billion. I have to create a world that is believable and also relevant in 7,000 sales points around the world. - Author: Jason Wu
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#42. As many know, brain injury comes in many forms. The two most prevalent brain injuries - stroke and trauma - affect more than 2.2 million Americans, and these numbers are expected to grow. - Author: Allyson Schwartz
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#43. The company Sunfare delivers food to my house, and I eat six meals day. My two cheats are hot chocolate that I'm obsessed with and drink multiple times a day, and root beer I drink once in a million years. I drink about 2 gallons of water a day. - Author: Charlie Ebersol
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#44. My iPhone has 2 million times the storage of the 1969 Apollo 11 computer. They went to the moon. I throw birds at pig houses - Author: Bill Murray
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#45. Richard Nixon was just offered $2 million by Schick to do a television commercial - for Gillette. - Author: Gerald R. Ford
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#46. The Pakistan fundraiser was thoroughly inspiring - the event was able to amass 2.3 million smiles for the school - Author: Dave Eggers
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#47. Some countries that I go to are still trying to deny that it's happening. In India, 2.1 million people are living with HIV AIDS. India manufactures most of the drugs that are used to cure HIV around the world, which is an amazing, amazing fact that most people don't know. - Author: Sharon Stone
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#48. There are plenty of people who are willing to pay $2.6 million for 30 seconds on the Super Bowl and hundreds of thousands of dollars for 'American Idol.' There will be advertising dollars on the Internet. We're there as well. We win either way. - Author: Leslie Moonves
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#49. 1908: A massive explosion over Tunguska, Siberia, leveled sixty to eighty million trees over 2,150 square kilometers. Blamed on an asteroid or comet, or Nikola Tesla's Coil. The Bermuda Triangle J - Author: Catherine Coulter
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#50. I tell people, if you really want me to look that good, why don't you cough up about $2 million more and hire Alec or Billy? If you want me to do it, this is what you get. - Author: Daniel Baldwin
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#51. And I'll tell you, honestly, folks that I talk to, the 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in America, that I am one of, understand that we're done with insurance companies dropping us or denying us coverage because of - because we have a preexisting condition. - Author: Debbie Wasserman Schultz
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#52. Child mortality [since 2000 is] down by 2.65 million a year. That's a rate of 7,256 children's lives saved each day ... It drives me nuts that most people don't seem to know this news. - Author: Edward De Bono
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#53. An estimated 7 million illegal immigrants were residing in the United States in January 2000. This is double the size of the illegal immigrant population in January 1990 and constitutes 2.5 percent of the total U.S. population of just over 281 million. - Author: Gary Miller
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#54. When I take action, I'm not going to fire a $2 million missile at a $10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt. It's going to be decisive. - Author: George W. Bush
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#55. Let me thank the 2 1/2 million Americans who helped fund our campaign with an unprecedented 8 million individual campaign contributions. Anyone know what that average contribution was? That's right, $27. - Author: Bernie Sanders
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#56. Adding travel time lost during the pit stop between photon absorption and re-emission, the total trip lasts about a million years. If a photon had a clear path from the Sun's center to its surface, its journey would instead last all of 2.3 seconds. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#57. I have over 2 million followers now on Google Plus. - Author: Larry Page
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#58. Every year, humanity produces some 30,000 films, 2 million books and 100,000 albums, and 95 million people visit a museum or art gallery. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#59. Love of Fenway itself may be as much a part of the Sox' 2.6 million annual attendance as Pedro (Martinez), Manny (Ramirez) and Nomar (Garciaparra) - Author: Michael Gee
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#60. We cannot go on as we are with 2.6 million people on incapacity benefit, 500,000 of them are under 35. Are we really saying there are half a million people in this country under 35 who are simply too ill to work? I don't think that's right. - Author: David Cameron
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#61. Although 'Mockingjay 2' grew $650 million at the worldwide box office, its domestic performance fell short of our expectations. - Author: Jon Feltheimer
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#62. And I don't think you'd have to kill
too many vivisectors before you would see a marked decrease in the amount of vivisection going on. And I think for 5 lives, 10 lives, 15 human lives, we could save a million, 2 million, 10 million non-human animals. - Author: Jerry Vlasak
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#63. Sometime in 2009, a few Romanians compromised the sandwich chain Subway. Over the next 2 years, they managed to steal somewhere between $3 million and $10 million, an amount that would allow them to eat fresh for quite some time. - Author: Matthew Monte
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#64. If I said I was going to make a newsletter that made $2-$3 million a year, no one would question me. If I say, 'It's a blog,' everyone questions me. - Author: Jason Calacanis
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#65. problems with leakage. (The Company spent $8.9 million on RD&E in 1955, or slightly more than 2% of it $370 million total sales that - Author: Jack K. Paquette
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#66. My father says that if I hit 2,500 balls each day, I'll hit 17,500 balls each week, and at the end of one year I'll have hit nearly one million balls. He believes in math. Numbers, he says, don't lie. A child who hits one million balls each year will be unbeatable. - Author: Andre Agassi
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#67. California had its first medical marijuana job fair. Over 2 million people meant to show up. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#68. During the first 3 years at Auschwitz, 2 million people died; over the next 2 years - 3 million. - Author: Witold Pilecki
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#69. Why is it possible to rescue S&L buccaneers in the early '90s and provide guidance to levered Wall Street investment bankers during the 1998 long-term capital management crisis, yet throw 2 million homeowners to the wolves in 2007? - Author: Bill Gross
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#70. You think you're paying your dollar for a chance at the $6.2 million jackpot on Saturday, but really you're paying for the pleasure of the car ride home, deciding which credit card to pay off first and where your kid will suddenly be able to go to college. - Author: Kelly Braffet
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#71. Since Sunrun introduced solar as a service in 2007, it has become the preferred way for consumers to go solar in the nation's top solar markets. Sunrun has deployed more than $2 billion in solar systems and has raised more than $300 million in equity capital. - Author: Lynn Jurich
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#72. What makes us human depends on what place on our evolutionary path we're talking about. If you go back six million years ago, what makes us human is that we were walking upright. That's all. If you go to 2.6 million years ago, it's the fact that we're designing and making stone tools. - Author: Donald Johanson
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#73. The GP2 championship costs 0.65 percent of what the Formula One championship costs. I don't understand why GP2 cost $2.5 million and our team and other teams cost maybe between $300 and $500 million. I do not see what the difference is. - Author: Flavio Briatore
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#74. An estimated 2 million American women will be diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer this decade and screening could prevent up to 30% of these deaths for women over 40. - Author: Matthew Lesko
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#75. If General Motors is worth $60 a share to an investor it must be because the full common-stock ownership of this gigantic enterprise as a whole is worth 43 million (shares) times $60, or no less than $2,600 million. - Author: Benjamin Graham
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#76. I have 2 million Twitter followers. Some of those people are also yogis and activists and people who really go out and make a difference. I do as much as I can with my voice. It's effortless in some cases. I try to remind everybody that they have that kind of voice. - Author: Russell Simmons
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#77. The Second World War lasted for 2,174 days, cost $1.5 trillion and claimed the lives of over 50 million people. That represents 23,000 lives lost every day, or more than six people killed every minute, for six long years. - Author: Andrew Roberts
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#78. President Bush is now focusing on jobs. I think the one job he's focusing most on is his own. The White House is now backtracking from its prediction that 2.6 million new jobs will be created in the U.S. this year. They say they were off by roughly 2.6 million jobs. - Author: Jay Leno
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#79. People are really in despair today in Greece. They are afraid of tomorrow. They suffer. We have 1.2 million people without jobs. So you understand that this crisis cannot leave the political system untouched. Of course we have to change but we have to change in the right way. - Author: Dora Bakoyannis
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#80. We have the highest incarceration rate of any country in the world. 'America, land of liberty and freedom?' You know, that's baloney. More than 2 million Americans are behind bars now. Communist China has four times the population and they have 1.5 million people behind bars. - Author: Gary Johnson
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#81. I spend like $2 million a year on Chinese food and pizza for ten people in the studio who don't sing or produce. - Author: R. Kelly
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#82. Though you may have never attended a funeral, two of the world's humans die every second. Eight in the time it took you to read that sentence. Now we're at fourteen. If this is too abstract, consider this number: 2.5 million. The 2.5 million people who die in the United States every year. - Author: Caitlin Doughty
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#83. Close to a billion people - one-eighth of the world's population - still live in hunger. Each year 2 million children die through malnutrition. This is happening at a time when doctors in Britain are warning of the spread of obesity. We are eating too much while others starve. - Author: Jonathan Sacks
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#84. What has since happened in Tibet is hardly to be believed. More than 1.2 million Tibetans lost their lives and of about six thousand monasteries, temples, and shrines, 99 percent were either looted or totally destroyed. In - Author: Heinrich Harrer
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#85. You don't pay the same price for a Ferrari as you do for a Honda Accord. But for some reason, for movie tickets, you're asked to pay the same price for 'Avatar' as you are for some $2 million movie, which is kind of a weird thing when you think about it. - Author: Catherine Hardwicke
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#86. A very long time ago, some 2.5 million years B.C., the mother of human species as we know it, our ultimate ancestor, appeared in East Africa ... She was four feet tall and probably black.. - Author: Norman F. Cantor
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#87. When you turn on the news, they don't say, "Hey, 2 Million kids went to school safely today ... 40,000 flights took place without incident." They don't say that. - Author: Richard Patrick
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#88. You gotta remember the smartest thing the Congress did was to limit the voters in this country. Out of 3 1/2 to 4 million people, 200,000 voted. And that was true for a helluva long time, and the republic would have never survived if all the dummies had voted along with the intelligent people. - Author: Richard Nixon
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#90. Contaminated food is a major cause of diarrhea, substantially contributing to malnutrition and killing about 2.2 million people each year, most of them children. - Author: Gro Harlem Brundtland
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#91. I think it would be great to make a $2 million or $3 million art movie where nobody would really have to go to it. I thought that would be a good project to work on ... do something really artistic. - Author: Andy Warhol
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#92. Peace in the Middle East is of prime importance to the Philippines, due to the presence of around 2 million of our countrymen working in that region. - Author: Benigno Aquino III
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#93. 'Shrek 2' made over $120 million during its first week. In a related story, John Kerry asked Shrek to marry him. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#94. There are 100,000 artists on Pandora & 70% are indies; artists making $100K - $2 million. - Author: Tim Westergren
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#95. In 2009, novelty toymaker Maxfield & Oberton released Buckyballs, sets of curiously powerful magnetic marbles that became the most popular cubicle toy since the Rubik's Cube, selling more than 2 million units in 15 countries. - Author: David Sax
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#96. What's the sense of sending $2 million missiles to hit a $10 tent that's empty? - Author: George W. Bush
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#97. The 2.5 billion adults [around the world] without access to financial services are disproportionately women and young people. There are at least 44 million unbanked or underbanked people in the United States, so clearly financial inclusion is needed in all markets. - Author: Ajaypal Singh Banga
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#98. Bible scholars estimate that there were about 2.5 million Israelites who left Egypt healed, healthy and whole. That was and still is God's will for His people today - all healed, healthy and whole. - Author: Joseph Prince
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#99. The Center for Energy and Climate Solutions determined in 2000 that the Internet saved 1.5 billion square feet in retail space and 2 billion square feet of office space and reduced the amount of greenhouse gases emitted into the atmosphere by 35 million metric tons. - Author: Richard Stim
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#100. Mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses are the prime reason that the U.S. prison population has ballooned since the 1980s to over 2.5 million people, a nearly 300% increase. We now lock up one out of every hundred adults, far more than any other country. - Author: Piper Kerman
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