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Born: 1915-05-15
Profession: Economist
Nation: American
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Politicians like to tell people what they want to hear - and what they want to hear is what won't happen.

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Good questions outrank easy answers.

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Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.

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Every good cause is worth some inefficiency.

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What we know about the global financial crisis is that we don't know very much.

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The problem is no longer that with every pair of hands that comes into the world there comes a hungry stomach. Rather it is that, attached to those hands are sharp elbows.

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Companies are not charitable enterprises: They hire workers to make profits. In the United States, this logic still works. In Europe, it hardly does.

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Economics has never been a science - and it is even less now than a few years ago.

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An intriguing paradox of the 1990s is that it isn't called a decade of greed.

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Asia's governments come in two broad varieties: young, fragile democracies - and older, fragile authoritarian regimes.

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Funeral by funeral, theory advances.

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Globalization presumes sustained economic growth. Otherwise, the process loses its economic benefits and political support.

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It is not easy to get rich in Las Vegas, at Churchill Downs, or at the local Merrill Lynch office.

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Sooner or later the Internet will become profitable. It's an old story played before by canals, railroads and automobiles.

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Self-deception ultimately explains Japan's plight. The Japanese have never accepted that change is in their interest - and not merely a response to U.S. criticism.

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It's funny how making odd noises can get you into strange situations sometimes.

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If you can understand the humor in the drawing part you'll probably get the humor in the audio part.

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A lot of the stuff I've accumulated over the last few years of touring I thought was really interesting. Like sounds, sound bites, and beats even, but they weren't good dance beats they weren't ones anyone would want to rap over or anything.

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Dear motorist on the information superhighway. I'm sorry I do not have a car.

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Even though you were radiated doesn't mean you get to have that sort of power.

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Eventually it just got really crazy. Less and less oxygen in the apartment.

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Eventually we want to do a puppet musical with turntables in the orchestra pit.

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I try and make little stories. Whether it's with a pencil or with bits of records, it's really the same thing.

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I'm not here to battle anybody. In the end it's just an instrument. That shouldn't be a concept.

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Nothing to do with anything, something to do with everything.

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I realized that we were all sort of conspiring, well, not conspiring against each other, but all this cloak and dagger stuff and I was like; what is this?

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I really enjoyed the sort of real crazy, eclectic layering stuff and how it all worked together. I could tell it was some of it was derivative of something. I could tell that certain things were being looped around and I just really enjoyed the way that it all came together.

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If you met my dad, I think a lot of things would be put to rest. Because my pops is a pretty silly guy. But, Coldcut, they're based in the U.K. I'm a big fan of jazz music, so American music has had a big influence on what I listen to.

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My scratching I don't really think communicates to intelligent life forms. Anyone with more than one brain cell would think Kid Koala music is completely retarded.

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Playing with decks, for me, has always been about trying new things. I make it a point to keep trying different things, keep pushing it a little bit at a time.

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There's individual turntable setups devoted to piano, bass, drums and a set for soloing as well. We like to try and explore the gamut of what a turntable can do.

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When I started, there weren't that many kids doing it in the city, but the in the wave after me there were a lot of them and they actually never spoke to each other.

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When I'm playing with the band or playing with some projects or some of my own stuff it's about the musical approach. That would be the more turntablist approach to things of where it's strictly about music.

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When the generation after me started getting on the cut, a lot of them would call me over to hang out or go jam and scratch and they were always separate from each other.

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You can say battle or war or whatever, but in the end, it's music. It's not really violent in intent at all, it's really just about expression and celebrating that in itself.

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