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    Americans are terrified because so many of

    “Americans are terrified because so many of them have been laid off in recent years and months and they fear that they may be next. Even if they have not been laid off or have not known anyone laid off, they definitely know someone who has lost his home.”

    — Ben Stein

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    Now, although my life is still pleasant,

    “Now, although my life is still pleasant, the days of easy money are over.”

    — Ben Stein

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    Faith is not believing that God can.

    “Faith is not believing that God can. It is knowing that God will.”

    — Ben Stein

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    I thought that all of the sacrifices

    “I thought that all of the sacrifices and blessings of the whole history of mankind have devolved upon me. Thank you, God.”

    — Ben Stein

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    If you want to fight the evil

    “If you want to fight the evil you see in finance and industry, get to work reading the corporate filings, see if there has been fraud, and where you find it, report it to the SEC or write about it or blog about it.”

    — Ben Stein

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    If you want to fight the evil

    “If you want to fight the evil you see in finance and industry, get to work reading the corporate filings, see if there has been fraud, and where you find it, report it to the SEC or write about it or blog about it.”

    — Ben Stein

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    Americans are terrified because so many of

    “Americans are terrified because so many of them have been laid off in recent years and months and they fear that they may be next. Even if they have not been laid off or have not known anyone laid off, they definitely know someone who has lost his home.”

    — Ben Stein

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    Greed is a basic part of animal

    “Greed is a basic part of animal nature. Being against it is like being against breathing or eating. It means nothing.”

    — Ben Stein

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    Yes, Americans can still get credit for

    “Yes, Americans can still get credit for cars and trucks and refrigerators, and those businesses are doing well. But just try to get a home loan now.”

    — Ben Stein

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    It is inevitable that some defeat will

    “It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated… it is finished when it surrenders.”

    — Ben Stein

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    Category: life
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    The people who did the collateralized mortgage

    “The people who did the collateralized mortgage obligations, sold them to pension funds, then sold them short, then bought credit default swap insurance on them, are just amazing. They are a law unto themselves.”

    — Ben Stein

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    Faith is not believing that God can.

    “Faith is not believing that God can. It is knowing that God will.”

    — Ben Stein

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    I love sleeping in a moving car

    “I love sleeping in a moving car more than sleeping in bed.”

    — Ben Stein

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    If we try to engineer outcomes, if

    “If we try to engineer outcomes, if we overturn tradition to make everyone the same, we ruin society. If we upset tradition to allow for an equal shot at the starting gate, everyone wins, except for the charlatans and would be dictators.”

    — Ben Stein

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    I do all of the grocery shopping

    “I do all of the grocery shopping in my little family. I buy cheese, of many different kinds, sliced packaged meats and poultry, bagels, immense quantities of eggs, pre-made fried chicken. Milk. Bacon. It is insane how much dairy, deli and bakery stuff I buy.”

    — Ben Stein

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