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"The whole secret to our success is being able to con ourselves into believing that we're going to change the world because statistically we are unlikely to do it."

"We must then build a proper relationship between the richest and the poorest countries based on our desire that they are able to fend for themselves with the investment that is necessary in their agriculture, so that Africa is not a net importer of food, but an exporter of food."

"I don't know of a Democrat - whether they're a conservative, a centrist or a liberal Democrat - that doesn't think that it's important to have quality jobs that pay decent wages so that families can support themselves, so that they can have the dignity of being able to afford health care, put money aside for pension, buy a home."

"These technologies can make life easier, can let us touch people we might not otherwise. You may have a child with a birth defect and be able to get in touch with other parents and support groups, get medical information, the latest experimental drugs. These things can profoundly influence life. I'm not downplaying that."

"It's pretty cool to be able to hang out with the President and have the race-winning car on the South Lawn."

"We've been able to access deals that under our former relationship with Disney - with tax advantages and strategic partners - that we just weren't able to do."

"It was a relief to be able to do my own band, because I was very responsible for all this amazing music I didn't want to mess up before."

"I want to be able to look back and say, 'I've done everything I can, and I was successful.' I don't want to look back and say I should have done this or that. I'd like to change things for the younger generation of swimmers coming along."

"Ideas are only lethal if you suppress and don't discuss them. Ignorance is not bliss, it's stupid. Banning books shows you don't trust your kids to think and you don't trust yourself to be able to talk to them."

"It's pretty cool to be able to hang out with the President and have the race-winning car on the South Lawn."

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