113+ Best Quotes For Your Social Media Marketing Business [2021]

113+ Best Quotes For Your Social Media Marketing Business [2021]

Looking for inspirational quotes for your social media marketing business?

Whether you’re looking for motivation, a witty instagram caption, or something to win over your team and customers, we have you covered.

We put together a list of 113+ best quotes for your social media marketing business [2021].

Here they are:

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Inspirational Quotes

“I think one of the great lies of entrepreneurship is that you have to be a “risk-taker.” That’s not it. To be willing to launch a business, you have to be comfortable with uncertainty, not risk.” – Jim Tobin, founder of Ignite Social Media

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“Incorporate easy email marketing strategies with your Facebook efforts to see bigger results (aka profits!).” – by Amy Porterfield

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"What happens on social media stays on Google forever." -Unknown

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“Not viewing your email marketing as content is a mistake.” – by Chris Baggott

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"Don't use social media to impress people; use it to impact people." - Dave Willis

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“Social media is about the people! Not about your business. Provide for the people and the people will provide you.” – Matt Goulart

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"When I hear people debate the ROI of social media? It makes me remember why so many businesses fail. Most businesses are not playing the marathon. They're playing the sprint. They're not worried about lifetime value and retention. They're worried about short-term goals." - Gary Vaynerchuk

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“If you make customers unhappy in the physical world, they might each tell 6 friends. If you make customers unhappy on the Internet, they can each tell 6,000 friends.” – Jeff Bezos

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“Social media will help you build up loyalty of your current customers to the point that they will willingly, and for free, tell others about you.” – Bonnie Sainsbury

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"It's a dialogue, not a monologue, and some people don't understand that. Social media is more like a telephone than a television." - Amy Jo Martin

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“Think big and don’t listen to people who tell you it can’t be done. Life’s too short to think small.” – by Tim Ferriss

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“Social media allows big companies to act small again” – Jay Baer

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“You can buy attention (advertising). You can beg for attention from the media (PR). You can bug people one at a time to get attention (sales). Or you can earn attention by creating something interesting and valuable and then publishing it online for free.” – David Meerman Scott

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“Social media is not just an activity; it is an investment of valuable time and resources. Surround yourself with people who not just support you and stay with you, but inform your thinking about ways to WOW your online presence” – Sean Gardner

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"Being famous on Instagram is basically the same thing as being rich on Monopoly." -Unknown

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“The best Facebook ads look and feel as relevant and timely in your News Feed as the posts you see from your friends.” – by Mari Smith

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“Social media is just a buzzword until you come up with a plan.” – Unknown

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“LinkedIn is a channel to increase, not a tool to replace, your networking efforts, and it is an excellent vehicle to facilitate some facets of your marketing and business strategies.” – by Viveka von Rosen

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"People want to go on the Internet and check out their friends so why not build a website that offers that? Friends, pictures, profiles, whatever you can visit, browse around, maybe it's someone you just met at a party. I'm not talking about a dating site. I'm talking about taking the entire social experience of college and putting it online." - Jesse Eisenberg as Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network

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“We have technology, finally, that for the first time in human history allows people to really maintain rich connections with much larger numbers of people.” – Pierre Omidyar

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“You can never go wrong by investing in communities and the human beings within them.” – Pam Moore

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“When you Email it – it’s marketing. When they Click it – its engagement.” – by Dev Chandan

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“Legendary service is one of the criteria that sets one company apart from its competitors. It’s the mark of a truly authentic company – you just can’t fake caring!” – Kim Garst

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“Social Media puts the “public” into PR and the “market” into marketing.” – by Chris Brogan

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“Content Doesn’t Win. Optimized Content Wins” – Liana Evans

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“People shop and learn in a whole new way compared to just a few years ago, so marketers need to adapt or risk extinction.” – by Brian Halligan

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“We don’t have a choice on whether we do social media, the question is how well we do it.” – Erik Qualman

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“99% [of my Twitter feed] is links, but 1% is me responding and 1% of a big number is a big number.” – by Guy Kawasaki

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Professional Quotes

“I use social media as an idea generator, trend mapper and strategic compass for all of our online business ventures.” – Paul Barron

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“You can never go wrong by investing in communities and the human beings within them.” –Pam Moore

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“When we are sharing stories to create bonds with other like-minded people, we want to give them social currency with the highest pass-on value we can.” – Jay Oatway

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“Importantly, companies are using social media to do things that go way beyond just chatting up existing customers on Facebook. Sales departments use social to nurture leads and close sales. HR posts job openings and vets applicants. Community and support squads mine networks, social media blogs, and forums with deep listening tools.” – by Ryan Holmes

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"I'm very active on social media and see the huge impact it has on engaging with fans and being able to have a voice." - Stephen Curry

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"I do not have a fake social media personality. I am genuinely this ridiculous in real life." -Unknown

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“If you’re not failing now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything innovative.” – by Woody Allen

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“Social media creates communities, not markets.” –Don Schultz

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“Nobody reads ads. People read what interests them. Sometimes, it’s an ad.” – by Howard Gossage

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“Content-based marketing gets repeated in social media and increases word-of-mouth mentions; it’s the best way to gather buzz about a product.” – Marsha Collier

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“LinkedIn is a channel to increase, not a tool to replace, your networking efforts, and it is an excellent vehicle to facilitate some facets of your marketing and business strategies.” – Viveka vonRosen

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“Social Media is about sociology and psychology more than technology.” – by Brain Solis

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“We have technology, finally, that for the first time in human history allows people to really maintain rich connections with much larger numbers of people.” – Pierre Omidyar

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"You don’t need a corporation or a marketing company to brand you now: you can do it yourself. You can establish who you are with a social media following." - Ray Allen

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"A large social-media presence is important because it's one of the last ways to conduct cost-effective marketing. Everything else involves buying eyeballs and ears. Social media enables a small business to earn eyeballs and ears." - Guy Kawasaki

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"Thank God for Facebook or I'd have to call 598 people and tell them how far I ran today." -Unknown

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“The first rule of social media is that everything changes all the time. What won’t change is the community’s desire to network.” – Kami Huyse

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"You have to stop doing what everyone else is doing. Listen to your gut, go in a new direction, do something you've never done before. Learn from the best. Success is yours if you go in your own direction." - Amanda Weinraub

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“When you’ve got 5 minutes to fill, Twitter is a great way to fill 35 minutes.” – by Matt Cutts

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“We are all storytellers. We all live in a network of stories. There isn’t a stronger connection between people than storytelling.” – by Jimmy Neil Smith

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"For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction, plus a social media overreaction." -Unknown

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“Nobody counts the number of ads you run; they just remember the impression you make.” – by Bill Bernbach

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“Engage, Enlighten, Encourage and especially…just be yourself! Social media is a community effort, everyone is an asset.” – Susan Cooper

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"Instead of getting discouraged when a promising tweet doesn’t rack up the likes and retweets, pay attention to the clicks and check how long people stay on the page after coming from social. If your post is generating strong engagement, don’t worry so much about the superficial stats." - Tallie Gabriel

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"A lot of people who are 'social media' stars aren't considered to be 'real' stars, and people underestimate the amount of work it takes to edit and upload a video every single day and document your life like that." - Shawn Mendes

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"Tumblr is currently the only social media network that your parents haven’t ruined." -Unknown

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“Marketing is no longer about the stuff you make, but about the stories you tell.” – by Seth Godin

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"We get to live in a time that we get to use social media as a tool. It's not just a face on a piece of paper, and that's what makes you someone's favorite model. We can have a very similar sense of humor as someone, and that's why we're their favorite model, or our personal style, off the runway, is why we're their favorite." - Gigi Hadid

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Life Quotes

“Social media is the ultimate equalizer. It gives a voice and a platform to anyone willing to engage. ” – Amy Jo Martin

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"Social media is not just an activity; it is an investment of valuable time and resources. Surround yourself with people who not just support you and stay with you, but inform your thinking about ways to WOW your online presence." - Sean Gardner

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“Advertising brings in customers, but word-of-mouth brings in the best customers.” – by Jonah Berger

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“Don’t say anything online that you wouldn’t want plastered on a billboard with your face on it.” – Erin Bury

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“People want to do business with you because you help them get what they want. They don’t do business with you to help you get what you want.” – Don Crowther

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“One of the great things about LinkedIn is it isn’t the same kind of networking that happens at conventions, where you’re wearing a name tag, trying to meet strangers, and awkwardly attempting to make small talk. LinkedIn is networking without the pressure.” – Melanie Pinola

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“Lead people with what they want. – Lead with what they’ve already said. – Lead people from where they’re at. – Lead them with the things that concern them.” – Sandi Krakowski

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“Influence is NOT Popularity!” – Brian Solis

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“When you’ve got 5 minutes to fill, Twitter is a great way to fill 35 minutes.” – Matt Cutts

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“Think like a publisher, not a marketer.” – David Meerman Scott

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“Create content that teaches.” – Neil Patel

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"A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is - it is what consumers tell each other it is." - Scott Cook

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“Think about what people are doing on Facebook today. They’re keeping up with their friends and family, but they’re also building an image and identity for themselves, which in a sense is their brand. They’re connecting with the audience that they want to connect to. It’s almost a disadvantage if you’re not on it now.” – Mark Zuckerberg

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“Social media is not only more cost-effective than advertising, but it also offers great opportunities for innovative engagement with your customers.” – Richard Branson

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“We need to stop interrupting what people are interested in and be what people are interested in.” – by David Beebe

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“Social media is about sociology and psychology more than technology.” – Brian Solis

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“Transparency may be the most disruptive and far-reaching innovation to come out of social media.” – Paul Gillin

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“A brand is no longer what we tell the consumer it is – it is what consumers tell each other it is.” – Scott Cook

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“Pushing a company agenda on social media is like throwing water balloons at a porcupine.” – Erik Qualman

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“Humility, gentleness, and helpfulness go so much further and open doors you cannot imagine. Think from a higher level and try to see beyond today. Some hard work and insight will bring you to paths that will reward you so highly, it’ll make the little inconvenience you incurred so worth it.” – Ann Tran

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“Everyone starts out with nobody listening to them and nobody to listen to. How and who you add determines what Twitter will become for you.” – Laura Fitton

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“You can never go wrong by investing in communities and the human beings within them.” – by Pam Moore

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"Facebook is a discovery model platform. Its primary goal is to make the audience happy. So you’ll only get ROI if you create quality content for your audience." - Kelly Hendrickson

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"Get in where you fit in and then focus on that platform." - John Lawson

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“Give them quality. That is the best kind of advertising.” – by Milton Hershey

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“The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.” – by Peter Drucker

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“Word-of-mouth marketing isn’t about giving customers talking points, as if they were brand spokespeople. It’s about delivering an exceptional customer experience that makes customers want to recommend you.” – Deborah Eastman

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“Successful companies in social media function more like entertainment companies, publishers, or party planners than as traditional advertisers.” – Erik Qualman

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Positive Quotes

“Strong customer relationships drive sales, sustainability, and growth.” – by Tom Cates

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"Take a risk and keep testing, because what works today won’t work tomorrow, but what worked yesterday may work again." – by Amrita Sahasrabudhe

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“It’s a dialogue, not a monologue, and some people don’t understand that. Social media is more like a telephone than a television.” – Amy Jo Martin

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“When we are sharing stories to create bonds with other like-minded people, we want to give them social currency with the highest pass-on value we can.” – Jay Oatwa

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“Active participation on LinkedIn is the best way to say ‘Look at me!’ without saying ‘Look at me!’” – by Bobby Darnell

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“Quality over quantity – Emails may best cost efficient but it’s no excuse to not produce quality content to give to a targeted audience.” – by Benjamin Murray

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“Content marketing is a commitment, not a campaign.” – Jon Buscall

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"When it comes to social media marketing, you don’t have to post 3 times a day. It’s never about how often you post but the quality of your content." - Janet Benson Amarhavwie

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“The good deal right now are the seven platforms that live on this [phone].” – Gary Vaynerchuk

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“Trustworthy content has a balanced point of view. It asks and answers the right questions. It doesn’t love itself. It tries to inform and educate.” – Steve Farnsworth

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“When you lose followers because of where you stand – you strengthen your tribe.” – Glen Gilmore

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“The best way to engage honestly with the marketplace via Twitter is to never use the words ‘engage,’ ‘honestly’ or ‘marketplace.’” – by Jeffrey Zeldman

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“Join LinkedIn groups. You are 70% more likely to get an appointment with someone on an unexpected sale call if you cite a common LinkedIn group than if you don’t.” – by Amanda Johns Vaden

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“Social media doesn’t fix anything, it just amplifies things.” – Scott Stratten

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“Twitter is not a technology, it’s a conversation – and it’s happening with or without you.” – Charlene Li

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"When pitching to press outlets, you need to help drive traffic through social to make it worth the effort of PR professionals. In addition to traditional outlets, publications are now generating traffic from native content within social platforms. So if you want to engage with members of the press and PR professionals today, you need to analyze their social media pages to learn what kind of content they’re sharing -- before pitching." - Ryan Bonnici

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“When people feel insecure about something, they look around for validation. Show them that other people trust you.” – by Francisco Rosales

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"I log off because I’m bored. I log back on in five minutes because I’m bored." -Unknown

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“If content is king, then conversion is queen.” – John Munsell

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“Amazing things will happen when you listen to the consumer.” – by Jonathan Midenhall

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“Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth” – Ted Rubin

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“Content is fire. Social media is gasoline.” –Jay Baer

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“Our jobs as marketers are to understand how the customer wants to buy and help them to do so.” – by Bryan Eisenberg

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“Build something 100 people love, not something 1 million people kind of like.” – by Brian Chesky

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‘“Build it, and they will come” only works in the movies. Social Media is a “build it, nurture it, engage them and they may come and stay.”’ – Seth Godin

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“Going viral is not an outcome; it’s a happening. Sometimes it happens; sometimes it doesn’t. Just remember, fans are vanity and sales are sanity.” – Lori Taylor

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“If your stories are all about your products and services, that’s not storytelling. It’s a brochure. Give yourself permission to make the story bigger.” – by Jay Baer

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“I’m having fun. I’m being myself. I’m doing what I love. That’s all that matters.” – James Charles

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