Million People

Famous quotes containing the words million people, million and/or people:

    Apart from their other characteristics, the outstanding thing about China’s 600 million people is that they are “poor and blank.” This may seem a bad thing, but in reality it is a good thing. Poverty gives rise to the desire for change, the desire for action and the desire for revolution. On a blank sheet of paper free from any mark, the freshest and most beautiful pictures can be painted.
    Mao Zedong (1893–1976)

    When will the world learn that a million men are of no importance compared with one man?
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    I know it does make people happy, but to me it is just like having a cup of tea.
    Cynthia Paine (b. 1934)