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This is my favorite series of quotes – from my favorite TV show, The West Wing.

President Bartlet: Did you know that hardly any of the guys who landed on the moon are married to the same people they were married to before they went there?

Abbey: What?

Bartlet: I’m just saying, it could have been worse: I could have been an astronaut.

Abbey: You could not have been an astronaut.

Bartlet: I would have been a great astronaut.

Abbey: You’re afraid of heights, speed, fire, and small enclosed spaces.

Bartlet: Yeah, but I’d have overcome it to go to the moon.

Abbey: I know you would have.

—Manchester (Part II)