"You denounce the scourge of American imperialism, reject the authority of the U.N. and the World Bank, and then a little joke."
"Larry couldn't be here today, but representing him is the scene from 'The Shawshank Redemption' that he quotes from every time."
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"I just wonder if yet another pincer movement might be just what they are expecting."
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"You will make the same foolish mistakes you have made before, not only once but many, many times again."
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"Know what I think?"
"You never chase me through back yards anymore."
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"I always know what Harry's going to say, and he always knows what I'm going to say, so, by and large, we just don't bother."
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"Let's just go in and see what happens."
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"History Channel Bingo"
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3:00 press conference
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