Someday, my Ron Perelman will come.
"So he got a trophy for good sportsmanship – that doesn't mean he won't go to law school."
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"When I grow up, I want to work with the affluent."
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"I aspired to authenticity, but I never got beyond verisimilitude."
"The key is for the wannabes to think they have a chance in hell to be."
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"Of course, what I'd really like to do is direct."
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"Where do you want to worry we're spending too much money this summer?"
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"When I grow up, I want to have a ballpark named after the company I own."
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"I had a lovely time checking out great-looking men checking out even better-looking men."
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"I don't see the Whitney, but Mary Boone will send you a Christmas card."
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"This is a hell of a way to start a magazine."
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The Further Temptations of Kenneth Starr
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"Am i just a stepping-stone to a career in show business?"
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"She went off the grid to write a book about being off the grid so she could come back to a better place on the grid."
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"Whenever someone scoffs at dreaming the impossible dream, I tell them to think of Bloomingdale's –the way it was long, long ago, and the way it is now."
"Kid, you're going to have to make a choice."
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