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"A girl came up to me in a bar and said she wanted to be my apple pie. I wish I'd said something cool, but I was stunned."

"The faults of a superior person are like the sun and moon. They have their faults, and everyone sees them they change and everyone looks up to them."

"The older I grow the more I see the influence of my family on my life. I didn't always see it. It was up to our parents to see that we had our education in a town that hadn't yet realized what racial prejudice was but actually knew and practiced it on occasion."

"Yes I have made a lot of money and I have a lot of respect, my films have done well, and I know there are loads of loads of people who look up to me and really love me. I really just thought this is like a strange dream. I have never thought this is a success - I don't have a standard."

"Rock and Roll is still asking people like me to live up to the old guard's concept of what success is but it doesn't mean anything."

"What the F.D.I.C. does is to put the full faith and credit of the United States government behind every savings account in the nation, up to a limit that has changed over the years and stands now at $100,000."

"I'm afraid for all those who'll have the bread snatched from their mouths by these machines. What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!"

"Don't Cry Daddy is a pretty sad song. He got to the end of it and it was just real quiet and Elvis says, I'm gonna cut that someday for my daddy. And, by God, he did. He lived up to his word."

"Hollywood films have become a cesspool of formula and it's up to us to try to change it... I feel like a preacher! But it's really true. I feel personally responsible for the future of American cinema. Me personally."

"We have been learning since we were children how to make money, buy things, build things. The whole education system is set up to teach us how to think, not to feel."

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