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My country has been very good to me; I must be good to my country.
 

My success? Being born the son of Moses Annenberg.
 

Never buy four C-plus paintings when you can buy one A.
 

Our blood will turn from red to blue, although our money is but new.
 

People who think about art as an investment are pathetic.
 

Some people find an interest in making money, and though they appear to be slaving, many actually enjoy every minute of their work.
 

The greatest happiness comes from being vitally interested in something that excites all your energies.
 

The greatest power is not money power, but political power.
 

The test of character is having the ability to meet challenges.
 

Too much work, too much vacation, too much of any one thing is unsound.
 

TV is like theater. You can't enjoy it without a program.
 

Unless young blacks are brought into the mainstream of economic life, they will continue to be on the curbstone.
 

What matters is that you are doing what you think is right based on the standards which you hold.
 

When we hold back out of laziness, that is when we tie ourselves into knots of boredom.
 

You will not be satisfied unless you are contributing something to or for the benefit of others.
 

Your Majesty, I took the liberty because I was so desirous of visiting alone with you for a few minutes before the rest of the other peasants arrived.
 


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