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"Other bands gave us lip service, but when it came down to it they kind of backed off. That was a little disheartening. But I respect them. That's their business."

"Yes, we were looking for a Faith spin-off, but then Faith backed down. Eliza got a really wonderful offer over on Fox in a show, and, for reasons I didn't talk to her about, she decided to go there, and everyone respects that."

"The chances of a bank going out of business are extremely slim, but it's always a good idea to spread around major sums so every penny is backed by insurance."

"Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force."

"Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success."

"But steel bars have never yet kept out a mob it takes something a good deal stronger: human courage backed up by the consciousness of being right."

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