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Who Said It: Jay Z Or Mitt Romney?

“I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man.”

  1. 1. “We change people through conversation, not through censorship.”
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      Jay Z
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      Mitt Romney
  2. 2. "I purchased a gun when I was a young man.”
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      Jay Z
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      Mitt Romney
  3. 3. “I wouldn’t mind paying more taxes if it went to the things that really mattered.”
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      Jay Z
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      Mitt Romney
  4. 4. "I saw my father march with Martin Luther King."
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      Jay Z
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      Mitt Romney
  5. 5. “I believe excellence is being able to perform at a high level over and over.”
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      Jay Z
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      Mitt Romney
  6. 6. “I will not lose for even in defeat, there’s a valuable lesson learned.”
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      Jay Z
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      Mitt Romney
  7. 7. “Poor people don't like talking about poverty because even though they might live in the projects surrounded by other poor people and have, like, ten dollars in the bank, they don't like to think of themselves as poor.”
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      Jay Z
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  8. 8. “Business and growing jobs is about taking risk, sometimes failing, sometimes succeeding, but always striving. It is about dreams. Usually, it doesn't work out exactly as you might have imagined."
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      Jay Z
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      Mitt Romney
  9. 9. “Identity is a prison you can never escape, but the way to redeem your past is not to run from it, but to try to understand it, and use it as a foundation to grow.”
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      Jay Z
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      Mitt Romney
  10. 10. “Successful people have a bigger fear of failure than people who've never done anything because if you haven't been successful, then you don't know how it feels to lose it all.”
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      Jay Z
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      Mitt Romney
  11. 11. “Welfare without work creates negative incentives that lead to permanent poverty. It robs people of self-esteem.”
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      Jay Z
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      Mitt Romney
  12. 12. “We are a nation of immigrants. We are the children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the ones who wanted a better life...the ones who woke up at night hearing that voice telling them that life in that place called America."
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      Mitt Romney
  13. 13. “Everything corporations earn ultimately goes to the people. Where do you think it goes? Whose pockets? Whose pockets? People's pockets. Human beings, my friend."
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      Jay Z
    2. Marc Serota / Getty Images
      Mitt Romney
  14. 14. "When it comes to pinning blame, pin the tail on the donkeys."
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      Jay Z
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      Mitt Romney
  15. 15. "Without the work, the magic won’t come."
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      Jay Z
    2. Marc Serota / Getty Images
      Mitt Romney

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