Some articles on thousand, thousands:
... A temple, called the Thousand Buddha Temple (Qianfosi) was founded at the foot of the hill ... Eventually, the hill was renamed after the temple into "Thousand Buddha Mountain" ... avenue which runs through Jinan towards the Thousand Buddha Mountain in north-south direction ...
... incumbent the income of the office was twenty-eight thousand dollars annually ... October 1, 1914, the income had increased to one hundred and twenty thousand, showing something of the growth of the city ... federal building, erected at a cost of one hundred and seventy thousand dollars ...
... Thousand Cranes (千羽鶴, Senbazuru?) is a 1952 novel by Japanese author Yasunari Kawabata ... The novel is divided into five episodes "Thousand Cranes", "A Grove in the Evening Sun", "Figured Shino", "Her Mother's Lipstick" and "Double Star" ...
... these numbers to include only twenty thousand monastics five thousand students, twelve thousand bodhisattva monastics, and three thousand elders ... Of the twelve thousand bodhisattva monastics, five thousand should be spreading the Dharma through public preaching and teaching, three thousand serving as administrators in Buddhist educational institutions ... a pure land by the dedication and sacrificial hard work of thousands of average bodhisattvas who were mindful of what their concerted witness could mean ...
... In the 2011 Polish census, Silesian nationality was declared by 809 thousand responders out of 5 million in the region, including 362 thousand who declared it as their only ...
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Famous quotes containing the word thousand:
“When one drinks with a friend, a thousand cups are not enough, but when there is no meeting of minds, half a sentence can be too much.”
“This war no longer bears the characteristics of former inter-European conflicts. It is one of those elemental conflicts which usher in a new millennium and which shake the world once in a thousand years.”
—Adolf Hitler (18891945)
“Even like two little bank-dividing brooks,
That wash the pebbles with their wanton streams,
And having ranged and searched a thousand nooks,
Meet both at length in silver-breasted Thames
Where in a greater current they conjoin:
So I my Best-Beloveds am, so he is mine.”
—Francis Quarles (15921644)