Best Millennium Quotes : Millennium Sayings In Life

These millennium quotes will inspire you. Millennium is a period of a thousand years, especially when calculated from the traditional date of the birth of Christ or an anniversary of a thousand years.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging millennium quotes, millennium sayings, and millennium proverbs.

Famous Millennium Quotes

  1. “…if we are to make significant progress on meeting these goals and stay true to the promise the world made to build a better, fairer world for all, there is no time to lose in putting in place the necessary policies and resources needed to achieve these aims.” ~ Kemal Dervis
  2. “The crisis that the world finds itself in as it swings on the hinge of a new millennium is located in something deeper than particular ways of organizing political systems and economies.” ~ Huston Smith
  3. “The more irrational of us are worried about the millennium ending – as if a date would really matter.” ~ Sting
  4. “Behind it all is surely an idea so simple, so beautiful, that when we grasp it – in a decade, a century, or a millennium – we will all say to each other, how could it have been otherwise? How could we have been so stupid?” ~ John Archibald Wheeler
  5. “A great many people experience the movement from one century to the next, but a minuscule number of people experience the movement from one millennium to the next.” ~ Neale Donald Walsch

  6. “It is clear that the nation that assumes stewardship of the Moon now will inherit stewardship of the galaxy in the coming millennium. I think the USA is ready for that challenge!” ~ Wilson Greatbatch
  7. “This is the Bond of the new millennium. Everything is updated, from the action sequences to the interaction between the characters. All the elements reflect changes that have occurred in the world in recent years.” ~ Rick Yune
  8. “Shaving my head was a millennium ritual, to not let it pass as just another New Year’s Eve. A lot has happened to me in the last couple of years, personally and spiritually. I wanted to mark it for myself.” ~ Joan Jett
  9. “Sexy at the millennium means having a solid sense of self but never taking yourself too seriously.” ~ Rebecca Romijn
  10. “The intelligent minority of this world will mark 1 January 2001 as the real beginning of the 21st century and the Third Millennium.” ~ Arthur C. Clarke

  11. “Because the stuff that they feed kids now, they’ll have a bunch of idiots in the next millennium as far as art and culture is concerned.” ~ Billy Higgins
  12. “Let me first say that I don’t think the millennium target of cutting global poverty in half is an impossible or abstract target. I think it is a real and achievable goal.” ~ Gro Harlem Brundtland
  13. “I call it an old-fashioned seafood house for the new millennium. We are trying to update what we know as old fish houses and places like that, which are great, but I want to give it a new, fresh look with updated versions of the classics we all love.” ~ Todd English
  14. “Recently, I’ve been working on anew album of material, which should be out in the new Millennium. I’m not sure which song will be put out as a single, but I’m still hoping to get another record in the charts.” ~ Desmond Dekker
  15. “I really do hope that the Millennium Summit gives new impetus to the work of the United Nations.” ~ Harri Holkeri

  16. “If the lives of men can be measured in terms of years, ideologies in decades, and nations in centuries, then the unit measuring civilizations, born of the interaction among peoples, would be the millennium.” ~ Abdelaziz Bouteflika
  17. “Boyhood is the longest time in life for a boy. The last term of the school-year is made of decades, not of weeks, and living through them is like waiting for the millennium.” ~ Booth Tarkington
  18. “We barely missed killing Bin Laden. There were numerous findings issued by the President to kill him. We rolled up terrorist cells. We stopped the millennium bombings.” ~ Sidney Blumenthal
  19. “There is but little room for doubt that Egypt led the way in the creation of the earliest known group of civilizations which arose on both sides of the land bridge between Africa and Eurasia in the fourth millennium B.C.” ~ James Henry Breasted
  20. “If the United Nations does not attempt to chart a course for the world’s people in the first decades of the new millennium, who will?” ~ Kofi Annan

  21. “After about the first Millennium, Italy was the cradle of Romanesque architecture, which spread throughout Europe, much of it extending the structural daring with minimal visual elaboration.” ~ Harry Seidler
  22. “Until politics are a branch of science, we shall do well to regard political and social reforms as experiments rather than short-cuts to the millennium.” ~ John B. S. Haldane
  23. “The expansion and sophistication of transnational crime represents one of the most dangerous threats we confront in the next millennium.” ~ Rand Beers
  24. “The Millennium Development Goals can be met by 2015, but only if all involved break with business as usual and dramatically accelerate and scale up action now.” ~ Kofi Annan
  25. “It is not in the United Nations that the Millennium Development Goals will be achieved. They have to be achieved in each of its Member States, by the joint efforts of their governments and people.” ~ Kofi Annan

  26. “These often unsung heroes understand…that poverty, disease and famine are just as deadly and destructive as earthquakes, hurricanes and tsunamis. Individuals …are taking on these challenges in their communities, volunteering to make a difference. They remain the true champions of our work towards the Millennium Development Goals.” ~ Kofi Annan
  27. “I worry that, especially as the Millennium edges nearer, pseudo-science and superstition will seem year by year more tempting, the siren song of unreason more sonorous and attractive.” ~ Carl Sagan
  28. “If world leaders decide to [meet the Millennium Development Goals], I think it can be done by 2015…The question is, is there a political will to make this investment?” ~ Thoraya Obaid
  29. “My colleagues and I took a stand in our work several years ago that we would not look for the magic bullet, because there is none. These are just basic problems requiring basic work. Nothing magic about it.” ~ Jeffrey Sachs
  30. “The Millennium Development Goals are owned by the people.” ~ Eveline Herfkens

  31. “In these dangerous times, where it seems the world is ripping apart at the seams, we can all learn how to survive from those who stare death squarely in the face every day, and we should reach out to each other and bond as a community, rather than hide from the terrors of life at the end of the millennium.” ~ Jonathan Larson
  32. “The future of humanity is uncertain, even in the most prosperous countries, and the quality of life deteriorates; and yet I believe that what is being discovered about the infinitely large and infinitely small is sufficient to absolve this end of the century and millennium. What a very few are acquiring in knowledge of the physical world will perhaps cause this period not to be judged as a pure return of barbarism.” ~ Primo Levi
  33. “World military spending has now risen to over $1.2 trillion. This incredible sum represents 2.5 per cent of GDP (global gross domestic product). Even if 1 per cent of it were redirected towards development, the world would be much closer to achieving the Millennium Development Goals.” ~ Ban Ki-moon
  34. “I am inspired by the appearance of a bohemian of the new millennium.” ~ John Malkovich
  35. “The man of the millennium is much more liberated than the man of the ’90s.” ~ Donatella Versace

  36. “It is, indeed, right that we should look for, and hasten, so far as in us lies, the coming of the day of God; but not that we should check any human effort by anticipations of its approach. We shall hasten it best by endeavoring to work out the tasks that are appointed for us here; and, therefore, reasoning as if the world were to continue under its existing dispensation, and the powers which have just been granted to us were to be continued through myriads of future ages.” ~ John Ruskin
  37. “Let us, above all, be clear that, without a convincing program of debt relief to start the new millennium, our objective of halving world poverty by 2015 will be only a pipe dream.” ~ Kofi Annan
  38. “There was a clarity to the Nineties. It was pre-9/11, before that anxiety kicked in that exists right now about the financial crisis or terrorism. We were all just going to move forward into the millennium and everything was always going to get better. Then, whoops, that didn’t happen.” ~ Carrie Brownstein
  39. “At the beginning of the new millennium, we still do not know why mathematics is true and whether it is certain. But we know what we do not know in an immeasurably richer way than we did. And learning this has been a remarkable achievement-among the greatest and least-known of the modern era.” ~ David Berlinski
  40. “Join me in the final race to smash poverty and achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals” ~ Carl Lewis

  41. “I’m struck by how very few people outside a rarefied world of true believers understand what you mean when you say human rights – that includes development experts and economists who are very keen to implement the UN Millennium Development Goals. They’ve told me quite frankly, that they don’t know exactly what a human rights approach is.” ~ Mary Robinson
  42. “With the collision of the Shoemaker comet into Jupiter, the era of uniformitarian orthodoxy must come to an end. Minds that have been closed for nearly half a millennium can now be opened to see what really has happened to our planet in the past — and that past is not as distant as we might suppose.” ~ Vine Deloria Jr.
  43. “Machine intelligence of a human nature could be a century away, and immortality is at least a millennium away, if not unattainable altogether.” ~ Michael Shermer
  44. “The new millennium sucks! What a disappointment! What’s the difference between the old millennium and the new millennium? Nothing! It’s the same load of crap with a ‘2’ in the front. When I was a kid, I am old enough so that when I was a kid, I looked forward to the new millennium. When I was young, I said, ‘I’m gonna live through a change! A massive change! Things are gonna be different! Things are gonna be great!’ Screwed again! No flying cars! No flying cars!” ~ Lewis Black
  45. “The apocalypse is the millennium, and the psychedelics move you into the future.” ~ Terence McKenna

  46. “As we approach the millennium with sort of the idea that society is going to start spiraling into chaos, I’d love to be making jokes about that. Who wants to miss out on that? If the world is going to end, I want to be there the night before, goofing off.” ~ Jon Stewart
  47. “I think transcending our cultures is going to be extraordinarily necessary for our survival. I don’t think we can carry our cultures through the keyhole of the stretch of the next millennium” ~ Terence McKenna
  48. “We’re much closer together in the world today than we ever were in the psot. Given that it is a much smaller world, we are in a stronger position to shape that world. As we enter the new century, and anew millennium, let us create a world in which there is no longer any war or any conflict.” ~ John Hume
  49. “To perform at the Cardiff Millennium Centre was amazing in itself – the theatre is an incredible venue and it was great to be performing so close to home. For me the best experience was in Glasgow, where I got to play Dee Dee for two weeks! The audience sang along to every song with such enthusiasm you actually couldn’t hear yourself singing! That was incredible!” ~ Francesca Jackson
  50. “In this new millennium it is more important to defend the rights of the Mother Earth to guarantee human rights.” ~ Evo Morales

  51. “I realized that I was writing about folks with lots of skills, especially fix-it skills and survival skills, who were nonetheless not doing well in the new-millennium America.” ~ Bonnie Jo Campbell
  52. “Someone in my office suggested I get my haircut at New Millennium on Wilshire Blvd. It was so different from any place I had ever been; it was like a party. Everyone was laughing and having a good time and I heard the barbers talking about all of the celebs that get their hair cut there. When I went back, they were talking about other celebs that frequent businesses on Pico, Crenshaw and in Inglewood. We had been thinking about doing a game show then we said why not have it centered around all of the places that you don’t think celebrities go.” ~ Harvey Levin
  53. “It was pretty fun [auditioning on the Millennium Falcon], because I enjoyed the material a lot. Last year I read for the directors, then came to England and did a test on the Falcon, then came back and did a couple more screen tests in Los Angeles.” ~ Alden Ehrenreich
  54. “If educators were really understanding of that, they’d say, “You know what? Forget about bilingual, we’re going to do multilingual education.” So children are ready for the new millennium. We’re way behind compared to countries in Europe. If we were multilingual, imagine how much you would learn about your own culture, about the sensibilities of what’s important in your own culture.” ~ Sandra Cisneros
  55. “Personally I like to believe that all become honest, the millennium is round the corner!” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  56. “I find social media as fun and engaging as the next person, but imagine if all the creative talent that was pouring into finding increasingly clever ways for us to broadcast daily banality (and then serve ads based on what is learned) instead focused on some of the UN Millennium goals? The world would be a better place.” ~ Scott D. Anthony
  57. “I had an audition process that went on for a long time, and I got to spend a lot of time with the guys who are directing the film. Getting to be around them and being around the world a little bit has been the main experience so far. I did my audition on the Millennium Falcon for one of my screen tests, which was pretty cool.” ~ Alden Ehrenreich
  58. “Here is the tragedy of theology in its distilled essence: The employment of high-powered human intellect, of genius, of profoundly rigorous logical deduction—studying nothing. In the Middle Ages, the great minds capable of transforming the world did not study the world; and so, for most of a millennium, as human beings screamed in agony—decaying from starvation, eaten by leprosy and plague, dying in droves in their twenties—the men of the mind, who could have provided their earthly salvation, abandoned them for otherworldly fantasies.” ~ Andrew Bernstein
  59. “There was once a Hindu sage, who sat down on the banks of the Ganges and thought for seventy years about the millennium. Just as he arrived at the solution and was putting it into verse, a mosquito stung him and he forgot it again at once.” ~ Don Marquis
  60. “I’ll never retire. The new millennium is the age of adventure as far as I am concerned. I’m going up a volcano and off into space.” ~ Brian Blessed

  61. “Marx did not recognize that our desire to connect with a transcendent power runs even deeper than our drive for economic satisfaction. Each of us seeks. How we honor each other’s search will tell the tale of the next millennium.” ~ Jeffrey Klein
  62. “My husband, when I was filming the Millennium movies, he asked me, `How far are you going and when are you coming back?'” ~ Noomi Rapace
  63. “The longer an event is anticipated-a milestone birthday, an eclipse, a new millennium-the more likely it is to be an anti-climax.” ~ Keith Waterhouse

  64. “I think what you have to realise is that our generation is the first generation since its sexual awakening has come into the world and realised that sex can mean, ultimately, death. That has had a very serious effect on social morals and on the way people deal with each other. As we approach the millennium, people are getting more and more confused and contact is getting more and more sanitised, so there’s a lot more mental games being played.” ~ Brian Molko
  65. “Like the railroads that brought us together in the 19th century, these trails will bring us together in the 20th and 21st centuries. (at launch of the National Millennium Trails Program, 1999)” ~ Hillary Clinton

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