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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.

“I am getting I-told-you-so delivered to my house by the truckload every day. I am eating up the I-told-you-so like a fat kid eats cake,” Rick Wilson, a Republican consultant, on his prediction that Donald Trump will continue to make offensive statements.

“How many people get really excited to go out and buy Tide detergent? But when Tide detergent is a sponsor on my favorite driver’s car, then that's the only thing I buy,” Jim Kadlecek, a sports business professor, on why Nascar sponsorships are successful.

“Driving a million miles in Southern California? Big deal. … Let’s stick that thing in Boston for a year,” Missy Cummings, a robotics professor, on testing Google’s self-driving cars.

(Previous quotes from our sources here)