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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 think pro-wrestling is like ballet with violence,” Jesse Ventura, a former pro wrestler.

“Withdrawal [is] certainly not as bad as a serious illness. It’s more like giving up the love of your life,” Maia Szalavitz, an addictions expert and former drug addict.

“If we just want to be happy, all of us would just quit our jobs, and work on a beach, and just hang out. The reason why most of us have chosen not to do that is because we don’t just want to be happy,” Charles Duhigg, author of a book about productivity.

“Four years ago the GOP nominee said Russia was our greatest global threat. The GOP nominee now is Russia's greatest friend,”an Atlantic reader, on the claim that Russian hackers were behind the DNC email leak.

(Previous quotes from our sources here)