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Posted by don_socal socal (My Page) on
Fri, Aug 16, 13 at 1:00

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

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

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

It never ceases to amaze me that every second of every day, more than 6,000 billion neutrinos coming from nuclear reactions inside the sun whiz through my body, almost all of which will travel right through the earth without interruption.
Lawrence M. Krauss

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


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RE: quotes 8 -16 -13

Thanks for the grab-bag! Lots of thoughts to think, to hang unto, they have nothing in common except the number: billion, that alone is an amazing thing to hang on to ( smiling)


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RE: quotes 8 -16 -13

A billion can be a dry fact, or something for interesting thoughts.


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You are thinking big today. I have to take note.


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