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The best internet quotes during the week of March 8, 1996

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”I lived with my grandmother in Louisville, Ky. She was an ex-slave. We had kerosene lamps, coal stoves, used a bent nail to lock the back door, and on many occasions had greens from the backyard and fried rats from the Mississippi River. At 7 years old, it was all about whatever it takes to survive.”
Quincy Jones on the Microsoft Network

”Roll out of bed at four in the afternoon. Andy [Richter] pours hot coffee into me until five. Tape the show. Head out for a night of drinking with my good friend James Caan. Then the process repeats.”
Conan O’Brien, on his daily ritual, on Prodigy

”I don’t think I would like any of my children to be exposed to some of the lyrics certain artists see fit to express in music.”
Seal on MSN

”I had my publisher send him a letter that said, ‘Dear Rush, Al thinks it would help sales of the book if you mentioned it on your show.”’
Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot author Al Franken on America Online