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"If you look at the history of the American capital market, there's probably no innovation more important than the idea of generally accepted accountancy principles"
- Lawrence Summers
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Margaret Thatcher, Leader
"It's important that people know what you stand for. It's equally important that they know what you won't stand for"
Mary H. Waldrip, Editor
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Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor
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Richard M. Nixon, President
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Gertrude Stein, Author
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K. Eric Drexler, Scientist
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