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"Actually, Tommy, we're just about full-blooded management, except for your grandfather on your mom's side, who was one-quarter labor."
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"Sure, it's all inherited wealth, but if you knew my parents, you'd say I earned every penny."
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"Someday, you may thank me for breaking what was becoming, in this family, a viscous cycle of inheritance!"
"I have wealth, but I've never felt encumbered by it."
"Okay, Max, your dad is the commissioner, you're at first base. Harry, your parents donated 5 grand to fix the snack bar, you're at shortstop. . ."
'Sometimes being motivated and working hard isn't enough. Inheriting the company was what worked for me.'
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"You're not the only one struggling. Trump had to struggle. He started out with a mere $1 million loan from his dad."
'I wasn't born with a silver spoon in my mouth. It was a shovel.'
"Can I tempt Madam with a piece of gum?"
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"Dad said he wanted to give me a start up the ladder of life. Then he enrolled me in firefighting school."
"Nepotism sounds so harsh. Let's just say Junior is derivative."
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"Learn how to delegate!"
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'The silver spoon in my mouth turned out to be a clever plastic replica.'
"Penelope's parents are so rich she has her own seahorse!"
Humble beginings vs. Silver spoon in mouth
'I gather he was born with a plastic spoon in his mouth.'
"I made my money the old fashioned way. Through plenty of other people's hard work."
"It takes money to make money. So my advice is: go on kickstarter first, then come back to me."
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"I was born with a silver spoon in my mouth."
How to start your career as a freelance journalist
"He only got this gig 'cos he went to a posh school."
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"I haven't always been a king. When I started I was just a prince."
"Spoilt brats! My nanny only fed me up to my teens."
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