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“You say short film, and people think dark rooms in Polish film festivals where there are dogs being chased through forests,” —Fabien Riggall, founder of a short film production company.

“So much can go wrong on the day of a placement test. You can have a stomachache and all of a sudden you’re on a remedial track for your first year of college,” —Michelle Asha Cooper, head of a nonprofit that promotes students’ success in higher education.

“We have obstruction on steroids,” —Harry Reid, U.S. Senate minority leader, on Republican senators’ refusal to consider a Supreme Court nominee from President Obama.

(Previous quotes from our sources here)