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I am just one of many thousands called to be an evangelist.Billy Graham

I did not volunteer for the Waffen SS, but was, as were thousands of my year group, conscripted. I did not then know as a 17-year-old that it was a criminal unit. I thought it was an elite unit.Gunter Grass

Science is the greatest of all adventure stories, one that's been unfolding for thousands of years as we have sought to understand ourselves and our surroundings.Brian Greene

My own family and thousands of other Japanese Americans were interned during World War II. It took our nation over 40 years to apologize.Mike Honda

Thousands of people come to LA every year, and some of them just disappear. Somebody gets them. In the States around 100,000 people vanish each year. I don't know what that means. Maybe there's something that just pulls 'em out.Tobe Hooper

In Afghanistan, there is a plan to build democracy; hundreds of thousands of troops are protecting it. There is a plan to rebuild and reconstruct there. But many thousands of Americans die from violence and poverty every year and we don't have a plan for reconstruction at home.Jesse Jackson

In a few hundred years you have achieved in America what it took thousands of years to achieve in Europe.David McCallum

We're never gonna get rid of crazy people. They've been around for thousands of years - they'll continue to be around; they'll continue to do horrible things.Michael Moore

Because of their low earnings and family obligations, Latinas would not be putting much money into private investment accounts. An average Latina could wind up losing thousands of dollars under this proposal.Grace Napolitano

I know me, and I know that I'm not somebody that particularly merits a lot of screaming and shouting. And there's nothing special about me as opposed to hundreds of thousands of other people everywhere.Daniel Radcliffe

Our waterboarding program is based on the U.S. military training program... tens of thousands of U.S. servicemen were waterboarded pursuant to this program to prepare them for the possibility of being captured someday so that they would know what it felt like.Jose A. Rodriguez, Jr.

If you decide to design your own language, there are thousands of sort of amateur language designer pitfalls.Guido van Rossum

There was a wonderful little short four-year time period when marvelous things happened. It started in 1908, when the Wright brothers flew in Paris, and everybody said, 'Ooh, hey, I can do that.' There's only a few people that have flown in early 1908. In four years, 39 countries had hundreds of airplanes, thousands of pilots.Burt Rutan

Stories, as much as we like to talk about them, retrospectively, as emanations of theme or worldview or intention, occur primarily as technical objects when they're being written. Or at least they do for me. They're the result of thousands of decisions made at speed during revision.George Saunders

For thousands of years, men have written history, so it seems to me that most of what we've read is from the male point of view.Stacy Schiff

Thousands of years ago, civilizations flourished in Africa which suffer not at all by comparison with those of other continents. In those centuries, Africans were politically free and economically independent. Their social patterns were their own and their cultures truly indigenous.Haile Selassie

The Peace Corps would give thousands of young Americans a chance to see at first hand the conditions in remote areas of the world.Sargent Shriver

I saw Mussolini tirelessly contemplate a parade of thousands of young men.Georges Simenon

England is a profoundly bizarre place that has produced thousands of bands the world has worshipped.Gene Simmons

Block Watch, Crime Watch, we have hundreds of thousands of Americans, every day and night, risking their lives, going out for no pay as volunteers, protecting Americans like all of you and not asking anything in return. And the other day I'm speaking in a high school in New Jersey and the youngsters go, oh, you're just like Zimmerman.Curtis Sliwa