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'You don't have a gun; that's good.' RICHARD FULD, former Lehman Brothers CEO, to a reporter who tracked down Fuld at his Ketchum, Idaho, home

'This is something you'd expect to see in North Korea or in Saddam Hussein's Iraq.' STEVE RUSSELL, a Republican state senator from Oklahoma, calling President Obama's televised back-to-school speech to children on Sept. 8 an attempt to create a "cult of personality"

'We asked ourselves what face we could give to the virus, and it couldn't be a pretty face.' DIRK SILZ, creative director for Germany's new "AIDS Is a Mass Murderer" campaign, explaining the choice...

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