Quote by Paula Poundstone:

Adults are always asking kids what they want to be when they grow up because they are looking for ideas.

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Paula Poundstone is an American stand-up comedian, author, actress, interviewer, and commentator. Beginning in the late 1980s, she performed a series of one-hour HBO comedy specials. She provided backstage commentary during the 1992 presidential election on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

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