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Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Here are the best quotes we heard from our sources today. (Click through to read the full stories.)

Chris Christie, governor of New Jersey and GOP presidential candidate, in an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg: “No one will break my balls like you do.”

Jason Farahnik, who works at a recycling facility: “Future populations are going to look at landfills like they are goldmines, full of resources, and wonder what we were all thinking.”

Arthur Wheaton, who studies the auto industry, on the backlash against self-driving cars: “It’s a lot like the gun debate: ‘You’ll pry my steering wheel from my cold dead hands.’”

What Jonathan Guzman’s uncle told him as he prepared to graduate college: “Remember, money isn’t everything. But it is almost everything.”

(Previous quotes from our sources here)