Heaven- A Gated Community
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"Actually, Lou, I think it was more than just my being in the right place at the right time. I think it was my being the right race, the right religion, the right sex, the right socioeconomic group, having the right accent, the right clothes, going to the right schools..."
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"There is no justice in the world."
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"Oh, it's a grand day for Harvard!"
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"I know, and it's not just me- my whole family has been smug for hundreds of years."
"It's taken me a while, but I can finally see the value in having tons of money."
"I married money, son, so that you might never have to."
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"One of nature's nobleman and a bag lady."
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"I do count my blessings, but then I end up counting those of others who have more and better blessings, and that pisses me off."
"When elephants fight it's the grass that suffers."
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"Bye bye, sweetie. Daddy and I will pick you up when you're eighteen."
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Tags:california, us, usa, america, united states, united states of america, rich person, rich people, the one percent, the 1 percent, wealth divide, wealth gap, hollywood, film star, film stars, movie star, movie stars, famous person, famous people, valet, valets, valet parking, welcome sign, welcome signs, road sign, road signs, privilege, privileged, parking
"I'm making this decision on principle, just to see how it feels."
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"Everything I have, son, I have because your grandfather left it to me. I see now that that was a bad thing."
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"Don't you love being upscale?"
"Choices, choices- that's what the top of the food chain is all about."
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Smoking in office cubicles.
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"Clear my calendar, Miss Wetzel - I'm feeling ad hoc today."
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"What would you recommend for someone who's wealthy?"
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Tags:court, courts, trial, trials, jurisprudence, judge, judges, magistrate, magistrates, courtroom, courtrooms, courthouse, courthouses, plea, criminal charges, criminal defense, defense, plea bargain, plea deal, money, wealth, privilege, capital, capitalism, corrupt, corruption, legal corruption, power, powerful, money, wealth, wealthy, monies, attorney, attorneys, lawyer, lawyers, solicitor, solicitors, pay off, paid off, bribe, bribery, bribed, verdict, verdicts, injust, injustice, unjust
"As C.E.O., I try to look at the big picture, while J.G., as president, sees to the day-to-day operations."
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"We want one that's genetically gifted but not genetically spoiled."
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"Use your White Privilege, Luke."
"The labor market is awaiting you!"
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