Bernstein: Old age. It’s the only disease, Mr. Thompson, that you don’t look forward to being cured of.

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Charles Foster Kane: You know, Mr. Bernstein, if I hadn’t been very rich, I might have been a really great man.
Thatcher: Don’t you think you are?
Charles Foster Kane: I think I did pretty well under the circumstances.
Thatcher: What would you like to have been?
Charles Foster Kane: Everything you hate.

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Kane: Sure, we’re speaking, Jedediah–you’re fired.

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