Millions Of Dollars Quotes by Jalen Rose, Sinead O’Connor, Dikembe Mutombo, Joni Ernst, Lara Trump, Nick Lampson and many others.
When you’re paying millions of dollars for somebody to coach your team, you can find somebody good.
I could stand in the street and sing and get enough to pay the bills. I don’t need millions of dollars.
If I had not played basketball and made the millions of dollars that I had made, I would never have been able to build a hospital in Congo. It started in 1997, and 10 years later I was able to unveil the Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital, named after my mother, in my hometown outside of Kinshasa. It was such a blessing.
Taxpayers should not be on the hook for subsidizing former presidents’ lives to the tune of millions of dollars.
It’s gotta be hard when you are a newcomer to this kind of thing, this big political scene and you have somebody like Michael Bloomberg come in with hundreds of millions of dollars, dumping it in.
As southeast Texas’s only Member of the House Transportation Committee, I’m especially proud of being able to help bring hundreds of millions of dollars to the region to create jobs and improve the area infrastructure.
Compensation needs to be predominately performance-driven. If CEO compensation was performance-driven, which I believe it was in IBM’s case, nobody would ever argue. If the shareholders didn’t make billions and billions of dollars, I wouldn’t make millions of dollars.
Fake news was manufactured to the tune of millions of dollars in an attempt to discredit my story.
I can understand wanting to have millions of dollars; there’s a certain freedom, meaningful freedom, that comes with that.
When you’re willing to play poker for two days and lose millions of dollars, it’s no longer recreation. It’s taking over.
It’s ironic, isn’t it, that one day you’re one of the most conservative members, and then some individual gets mad at you, and they decide to throw millions of dollars against you because you didn’t vote exactly the way they want every day.
If you constantly draw attention to yourself, spend all day distracting everyone, and cost taxpayers millions of dollars, the perfect job for you isn’t the military – it’s the President of the United States.
Like many other banks and finance companies, Green Tree used a process called securitization to resell its home loans to outside investors. Green Tree grouped thousands of these small loans into a pool worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Senator McConnell has always won in the past because he’s had a bigger blow horn. He’s always had tens of millions of dollars more than his opponent.
Modern video games like ‘Mass Effect’ and ‘Uncharted’ cost tens of millions of dollars and require the labor of hundreds of people, who can each work 80- or even 100-hour weeks.
The American Dream is still alive out there, and hard work will get you there. You don’t necessarily need to have an Ivy League education or to have millions of dollars startup money. It can be done with an idea, hard work and determination.
The funny thing about the entertainment business is that we all feel like kids playing in a candy store, but we are entrusted with millions and millions and millions of dollars and an entire industry that can thrive or die on whether or not we do our jobs well or not.
I wish people would go and just read about this man’s life – about David Koch’s life… Of the literally hundreds of millions of dollars that he has given to a variety of different hospitals.
Look, I don’t have the millions of dollars that Exxon has. But I’ve got comedy. I’ve got satire. I’ve got stars.
Companies spend millions of dollars on firewalls, encryption, and secure access devices and it’s money wasted because none of these measures address the weakest link in the security chain: the people who use, administer, operate and account for computer systems that contain protected information.
Here is what the practical impact of Citizens United means. What Citizens United means is that corporations call hundreds of millions of dollars into television ads, radio ads, and other forms of advertising to defeat those candidates who stand up and take them on.
Millions of dollars, millions of dollars are spent by Planned Parenthood to elect Democrats to the House of Representatives and to the Senate. This isn’t about babies; this is about money.
I have millions of dollars, and I don’t know finance. I’ve had some bad things happen in my career. I’ve got to educate myself. I sit down with my finance guy once a month and go over everything, line by line.
If you have millions of dollars you are not going to get to continue doing what you want. You are into a world of commitment to that money and all the people that helped you get that money.
I get that Republicans have spent hundreds of millions of dollars to turn my last name into a curse word.
It’s a real honor to have my stories up on the big silver screen, at a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars. It’s great fun flying out to L.A. for premieres and meeting all the actors and directors.
But you say, does it represent change? The change is that we are fighting an insurance industry that has killed health reform for generations. They’re spending tens of millions of dollars right now to defeat this bill, and we’re on the doorstep of winning a great victory for the American people.
We spend millions of dollars every year just for the right to pay our taxes, but once again, do we really need to do that? Why don’t we simplify it? And I’ve certainly looked at fair tax, I’ve looked at flat tax, and if I get to the U.S. Senate, I’d like to review that.
For about 30 years, Halloween was taken over by pranksters. By the ’30s, pranks were causing cities millions of dollars of damage. They considered banning Halloween in many cities, but instead, parents got together and came up with party ideas for kids, and a lot of them involved dressing up and costuming.
To Wall Street, a firm like BP isn’t just a profitable energy company with lots of assets like oil rigs and pipelines and gas stations – it’s also a corporation that routinely borrows hundreds of millions of dollars to keep its business up and running.
You don’t need to spend tens of millions of dollars on political consultants to tell you what you think when you already know what you think.
Money spent by Hollywood to fight piracy: hundreds of millions of dollars.
Word of mouth is way more important than millions of dollars spent marketing.
You want to know if people are resonating with your ad before it goes live and before you spend millions and millions of dollars. With our software, you can get a moment-by-moment readout of a viewer’s emotional journey.
Transnational organized cybercriminal groups have stolen hundreds of millions of dollars from financial institutions and ordinary citizens.
If liberals want to send tens of millions of dollars down the drain, I have no problem with that.
I know Judge Roy Moore to be not only be a man of character in spite of the tens of millions of dollars that are flowing into Alabama to suggest otherwise.
I’ve made millions of dollars with the body I have, so where’s the pain in that?
When millions of dollars and thousands of humanitarian workers poured into Indonesia, we quickly faced the challenge of coordinating our own bureaucracy with the multitudes of approaches and priorities the donor community wanted to pursue.
It’s crucial to keep in mind that the hundreds of millions of dollars now spent on prescription drug advertisements are ultimately paid for by consumers in the form a higher drug prices.
The Trump Organization is paid millions of dollars by these developers for the privilege of putting the Trump name on those towers.
With features, you’re spending hundreds of millions of dollars on production and marketing, so everybody’s panicked because you literally have an opening weekend to succeed.
I wake up every day, I deal with hundreds of thousands, or millions, of dollars. I fund my tours by myself. I do merch by myself. I employ people. I have my own successful company.
When the NRA is funding your campaign and giving you, you know, millions of dollars, are you likely to pass gun legislation or support it? No, and I think that’s the reason why we see members of Congress refusing to do anything.
This is not a country where we look lightly at tens of millions of dollars in lost direct costs in restructuring entire industries, and say, well, that’s not irreparable harm, it doesn’t concern us.
A lot of people think it takes millions of dollars to give back or inspire, but just you showing up means a lot.
I got drafted at 19. I’ve got millions of dollars in my pocket, I could have lost my damn mind. I don’t see how you could consider me immature.
I see my friends who have superstar lifestyles, and it’s great to have hundreds of millions of dollars, but at the same time, it’s a sacrifice of your own sanity.
Jerry Bruckheimer has made millions of dollars producing propaganda.
The definition of winning has become distorted. If winning the rights to a property brings with it hundreds of millions of dollars in losses, what have you won? When faced with the prospect of heavy financial losses, we have consistently walked away and have done so again.
When I started Go Daddy, I tried many things – like building networks and selling education – and none of it panned out. I lost millions of dollars the first couple of years. I made a lot of wrong turns, but that’s the process of being successful in business.
As long as we, in the United States, continue to insist that our politicians have to spend all of their time raising millions of dollars for television ads, it will be corrupt. If we leave it up to the politicians to clean up lobbying and finance reform, nothing is going to change.
In the U.K., there’s absolutely no money for television. So you can do pretty much whatever you want. They’re not losing money on any of the shows, so they’ll give you a lot of creative freedom. In the United States, there are millions and millions of dollars at stake, so they need a sure formula.
Al Gore had no problem taking hundreds of millions of dollars from the government of Qatar to sell his Current TV to Al Jazeera America.
You’re a professional. You don’t need for me to break a film down for you. If you want to stop the guy you’re playing, they pay you millions of dollars. You get you a TV and break the player down yourself.
The medium of response in America is fame; that’s how a person that bounces a ball can make millions of dollars, and a school teacher with no fame makes $35,000.
People have been like ‘well you need millions of dollars to buy and sell stocks.’ That sort of idea was thrown out of the window with online brokerages like E-trade and Fidelity, and today, we think that you don’t even need thousands of dollars to trade stocks.
We all forget that when a TV network says, ‘Look, we’re broke,’ it means that they’re not making as much money as they would like to be making. They’re still making millions and millions of dollars – they’re just not making billions and billions of dollars.
With major films costing hundreds of millions of dollars to make, Hollywood is an industry that tends to repeat patterns when they make money.
Just because you are living the dream making millions of dollars doesn’t mean you don’t go through problems.
I’m not averse to making a lot of money. But where does that end? I hang out with people with hundreds of millions of dollars. Is that the standard by which I should measure myself? Where does that take you if you’re in my business? I think it takes you to pretty dark, corrupt places.
It’s all about the fungibility and money. If Planned Parenthood accesses hundreds of millions of dollars of taxpayer money and they use that for other purposes, then they can use other dollars to fund abortion.
In the old days, money controlled politics. Today, information controls politics. So I think with the advent of the Internet, the power of wealth has been diminished. Look up all the people you know who spent millions and millions of dollars and fell short.
States that scrap their state-run Obamacare exchanges are admitting they’ve wasted millions of dollars in federal grants. It’s only fair that states have to pay American taxpayers and the federal government back for their total incompetence.
People spend hundreds of millions of dollars to make movies that don’t do anything. I mean, no one’s talking about ‘Pacific Rim’ today. No one’s talking about ‘The Lone Ranger,’ and those were $100 million movies that didn’t have nearly the impact that ‘Sharknado’ did.
The killer whale Tilikum has helped SeaWorld sell millions of dollars worth of tickets.
You or I never buy an Intel product explicitly, and yet their sonic logo is far better known and more powerful than its visual equivalent. It’s probably worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
The residents and elected officials of Long Island have fought vigorously for many years and spent millions of dollars to preserve the quality of life that the Long Island Sound offers.
I think a lot of bands go on way past the point where they’re relevant. Some of them keep doing it because they’re making millions of dollars. Or people are afraid – they don’t know what else to do. It’s scary to get out of a relationship of any kind.
Evidence of defendants’ lavish lifestyles is often used to provide a motive for fraud. Jurors sometimes wonder why an executive making tens of millions of dollars would cheat to make even more. Evidence of habitual gluttony helps provide the answer.
It would be a lot cheaper for me not to have to raise tens of millions of dollars to elect progressive candidates who will raise my taxes.
Michael Jordan brings millions of dollars when he shows up in an arena. Since money is how we judge people, he’s very valuable. But while that’s happening, Rome is burning within the black community.
It’s a little hard not to be an elitist when you’re making millions of dollars a year.
The signs of climate change are visible across the nation, from the drought-stricken fields of Central California to the flooded streets of Michigan. Extreme weather is turning people’s lives upside down and costing communities millions of dollars in damaged infrastructure and added health care costs.
If you’re going to start a company, it’s not going to be in the millions of dollars, but it’s going to be something – for a lot of these kids – out of the trunk of their car, the same way that I did.
I wrote and produced millions and millions of selling records, so my publishing company alone was worth millions of dollars. I didn’t have to work anymore in life because when the rappers started sampling… I’m the most sampled artist in history.
The facts are the vice president’s company that he was CEO of, that did business with sworn enemies of the United States, paid millions of dollars in fines for providing false financial information, it’s under investigation for bribing foreign officials.
We have a tax code that allows groups to use their political operations within the tax code, under the guise of a charity, to use undisclosed millions of dollars to do political campaigns.
Millions of followers doesn’t equal millions of dollars.
Newfangled online sites like ‘Business Insider’ and ‘Huffington Post’ built businesses they later sold for hundreds of millions of dollars by ripping off the work of more talented journalists and then playing Google’s digitally native games better than the old fogeys ever could.
There’s not millions of dollars riding behind something – so I think a lot of people took chances on me and cast me in roles in Chicago that I never would have gotten cast in possibly if I had come to New York right away. I got to be the not-your-typical-choice for a role.
If you want your film to be instantly green-lit, your first approach is not to go to a relatively unknown English actor. They’re not going to throw millions of dollars at you for that.
I’ve turned down millions of dollars to go on reality TV. It’s an absolute no-go.
You see movie stars advertising all sorts of things today for whatever reason. And it may be that it affords them the luxury to do smaller movies or to go and do a play. Because, otherwise, you have to keep doing movies where you get paid millions and millions of dollars to maintain a certain lifestyle.
In the area we’re discussing, leadership begins on Madison Avenue, on the desks and in the offices of people who spend hundreds of millions of dollars buying what will get them ratings.
Obviously, there were ways to have made a lot more money and to have had more leisure. But I wouldn’t choose that. I feel rich in ways that are unique and that I would never trade for tens of millions of dollars in the bank.
If the Administration does nothing, high gasoline prices will continue to increasingly burden our economy, taking millions of dollars out of the hands of families and putting it straight into the pockets of OPEC.
One of the big first computers was called SAGE, which was a missile defense, the first missile-defense computer, which was, like, one of the first computers in the history of the world which got sold to the Department of Defense for, I don’t know, tens and tens of millions of dollars at the time.
Talent has no gender. People are hiring young male directors right out of film school, off of a student film or off of a film at Sundance for millions of dollars. You can do the same with a female. It’s not a risk about the work if you respect the film that they made.
The American people have a right to know the source of the money that is being spent. They should be told who is behind the millions of dollars in campaign ads, and they should receive this information before they vote.
Hollywood, we get it. The Christian faith just doesn’t work for you ‘in the long run.’ However, for a large percentage of this country (the same country that makes your movies millions of dollars), it does. So please, for all of our sakes, keep your ‘beliefs to yourself’ and just ‘stop the hate.’
Does anyone believe that Goldman Sachs is gonna give up a deal that would yield millions of dollars because someone fussed at them behind closed doors?
If you take a guy like a Barack Obama, who’s raised millions of dollars from the most donors in the history of this nation, it suggests that there’s a deep and profound hunger for a new politics to come forth. And a guy like him has been able to mobilize that and to reach certain parts of the hip-hop generation.
New York City must divest the hundreds of millions of dollars we have invested in Walmart for far too long, dollars that are only fueling violence and undermining the greater public interest. Once our nation’s largest city does so, I know other states and municipalities will follow suit.
Politically motivated lawsuits and prosecutions cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars every year.
Pharmaceutical companies have invested hundreds of millions of dollars in new HIV/AIDS treatments not out of altruism but because they can make up those research costs in sales.
I get to do what I want. And I get paid millions of dollars to do it.
In my home state of Maine, we’ve seen out-of-state groups with anonymous donors spend millions of dollars to campaign against issues that don’t fit their agenda.
Musicians are kind of like pirates, you know? You have to be free to follow whatever your muse is, or wherever life is pulling you – especially if you aren’t in, like, U2, and making millions and millions of dollars.
There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything – millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace.
There were certain people who were out to get me. I know who those people were. They exist, believe me. They know that I know. They spent millions of dollars in order to try to get rid of me. I’m happy they lost most of their money.
Why is it that I notice so many brilliant scientists using Macs for their personal computers; why does the Lawrence Livermore & Berkeley Labs buy millions of dollars worth of Macs?
What do I need it for, millions of dollars? It just sounds like problems with the IRS to me.
The notion of self-care for people who have hundreds of millions of dollars, it doesn’t seem like a radical thing.
If they’re out of high school, and they can go directly to the NBA and get drafted and get millions of dollars, I’m for it 100 percent. Just let’s not devalue education. Let’s just not devalue it.
It’s kind of a crazy thing to decide that you’re going to be worth tens and tens and tens of millions of dollars and set out to do that. It doesn’t suit everybody.
Agents are still asking for millions of dollars for actors that don’t sell one ticket.
The people of the Southern States now own near five millions of these negroes, and they are worth to them near three millions of dollars.
Networks can typically invest tens of millions of dollars in the development of a pilot. And if they put the show on the air and it fails, that’s all lost money. There’s no monetization of a broken series.
They offered me millions and millions and millions of dollars to write books about Cary. That was between us. That was private. I’ll always love him.
West Indian Test cricketers are among the top world cricketers in terms of pay and remuneration. They are not underpaid. They are easily in the elite of Caribbean skilled workers, earning millions of dollars after, let’s say, a five-year period of regional representation.
Did I think it was hypocritical that a professional league making hundreds of millions of dollars off beer sponsorships was telling me not to drink? Yes.
If your payloads cost hundreds of millions of dollars, they actually cost more than the launch. It puts a lot of pressure on the launch vehicle not to change, to be very stable. Reliability becomes much more important than the cost. It’s hard to get off of that equilibrium.
Of course money is important. Very important. Important to everybody. If I said it wasn’t, I’d be lying. Especially because it’s not like I’ve made hundreds of millions of dollars in my career.
A small group of motivated citizens can potentially have as much influence as a lobby group spending millions of dollars.
We spend millions of dollars to remove pain from our lives. It’s why so many people get hooked on painkillers. The body becomes addicted to painlessness. That tells you a lot.
When you criticize grown men, it’s a lot easier. They make millions of dollars. They should be able to handle it, especially if you do it in a truthful manner… I’m sure it stings, but my whole objective is to be honest.
If you look at the hundreds of millions of dollars spent on ‘Titanic,’ you ask yourself, why on earth would they turn to stock footage? The answer is simple, many scenes used for the narrative of the film don’t need to be expensively shot and can be bought from us.
What we Americans go through to pick a president is not only crazy and unnecessary but genuinely abusive. Hundreds of millions of dollars are spent in a craven, cynical effort to stir up hatred and anger on both sides.
I’m tired of hearing sin called sickness and alcoholism a disease. It is the only disease I know of that we’re spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year to spread.
I also do not like the idea of soft money, these issue ads – people don’t know where the money is coming from, millions and millions of dollars outside of the control of a candidate – there’s no accountability.