"Let's face it, Fred. You and I are not exactly apostles of change."
The Millionaire's Club
"A year ago, that could have been me."
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"This guy makes big money, but every penny goes to support his opulent life style. Let's give him a break."
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"Good news - there are almost as many billionaires in China as in the U.S."
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"It's a little present I gave myself for being so rich."
"I'll put it back to work someday, but right now it feels great to have it lying around in humongous clumps."
"It's come to my attention that some of the salaried employees are asking where the Hamptons are. Under no circumstances are they to be told."
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"I suppose we could tweak our empathy algorithm."
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"Researchers say I'm not happier for being richer, but do you know how much researchers make?"
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"Where'd you get that?"
"How's school? Have you made some cronies?"
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"It won't last – they can't afford each other."
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"Income inequality hasn't been given a fair shake."
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"It's amazing what a difference three hundred billion dollars makes."
"Even my childhood dreams were of tax cuts."
"All I know, Harrison, is that I've been on the board forty years and have yet to see an excess profit."
"I know it hurts, Henry, but sooner of later everybody has to condo the home he grew up in."
"At least this damn pullback is pulling back lots of money from the wrong hands."
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"Harlan, don't you ever get tired of being quiet money."
"To me, a good workout means exercising one's white privilege."
"I do my part."
"Nonsense, Jay – my wife's ballet loses far more money than your wife's little theater company."
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"Word has it that we're still rich, but for the moment not getting richer."
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"God damn it, Walter – I'm not even indicted yet."