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Find Out What Jeremy Renner, Ta-Nehisi Coates, And Dr. Michael Baden Have To Say

Ever wonder what’s on the mind of today’s most notable people? Well, don’t miss our unbelievable roundup of the best and most talked about quotes of the day:

“You can own a gun and still be responsible. For instance, I freeze mine in a block of ice. When I hear someone downstairs, I lift it out of the freezer and smash it on the ground. By the time I’m able to retrieve it, they’ve ran, or I realize it’s someone I know. Water is free, and a used freezer is $400, but I’d pay for that over someone’s life any day.”

—Jeremy Renner
On owning a gun

“Writing’s about failure. If someone reads a piece you wrote and doesn’t rush to mail it in an envelope addressed to ‘P.O. BOX CLOSEST FIRE,’ you’re not making progress.”

—Ta-Nehisi Coates
On becoming a writer

“You put ribs in the oven at 200 degrees for four hours and they’re fall-off-the-bone. Your body is on your skeleton at 98.6 degrees for 70 years, and nothing.”

—Dr. Michael Baden
On the paradox of meat