„I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man, I keep his house.“

—  Zsa Zsa Gabor, How to Catch a Man, Keep a Man, and Get Rid of a Man (Doubleday, 1970)
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—  George Galloway British politician, broadcaster, and writer 1954
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