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James Grant Quotes: It's about bums on seats. If nobody wants to listen to what you are doing, it kind of defeats the purpose really, doesn't it?
         

It's about bums on seats. If nobody wants to listen to what you are doing, it kind of defeats the purpose really, doesn't it?


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