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Who Said It: Donald Trump Or Vladimir Putin?

"You know what's bad? Not even bad, but a real tragedy. That there's just one of me, there's nobody else like me in the world."

Posted on December 15, 2015, at 5:52 p.m. ET

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  1. "I don't use them [blogs and e-mail]."

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    Via Scott Olson / Staff
    Via Scott Olson / Staff
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    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
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    In a 2007 interview, Putin said he doesn't even use a phone, though he's jealous of his staff, who are "brilliant" at all that internet stuff.

  2. "We’re losing a lot of people because of the Internet and we have to do something...maybe in certain areas, closing that Internet up in some ways.”

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    Via Scott Olson / Staff
    Via Scott Olson / Staff
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    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
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    Unlike Putin, Trump is all over Twitter. But when he said this earlier in December, a lot of people pointed out that that's not really how Ye Olde Internet works.

  3. "[Terrorists are] using [civilians] as shields. But we're fighting a very politically correct war."

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    Via Scott Olson / Staff
    Via Scott Olson / Staff
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    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
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    In a Dec. 2 interview with Fox News, Trump also said of terrorists: "You have to take out their families."

  4. "I don’t think that the Ukraine is given the proper respect from other parts in Europe."

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    Via Scott Olson / Staff
    Via Scott Olson / Staff
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    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
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    "I know many people that live in the Ukraine, they’re friends of mine, they’re fantastic people,” Trump said in a September video call with European politicians. (Ukrainians call their country Ukraine, not the Soviet-era construction "the Ukraine.")

  5. "You know what's bad? Not even bad, but a real tragedy. That there's just one of me, there's nobody else like me in the world."

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    Via Scott Olson / Staff
    Via Scott Olson / Staff
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    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
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    Putin told Der Spiegel he was an "absolute and pure democrat" in 2007. And a very special snowflake.

  6. "Money was never a big motivation for me."

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    Via Scott Olson / Staff
    Via Scott Olson / Staff
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    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
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    "Except as a way to keep score," Trump wrote in his 1987 book The Art of the Deal.

  7. "Look at our international relations. We have everywhere some gaping hole, some problem."

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    Via Scott Olson / Staff
    Via Scott Olson / Staff
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    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
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    Putin said that back in 1999.

  8. "Partnerships must have loyalty and integrity at their core."

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    Via Scott Olson / Staff
    Via Scott Olson / Staff
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    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
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    This is from Trump's book, Midas Touch: Why Some Entrepreneurs Get Rich — And Why Most Don't.

  9. “There’s an old German proverb to the effect that 'fear makes the wolf bigger than he is,' and that is true.”

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    Via Scott Olson / Staff
    Via Scott Olson / Staff
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    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
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    Putin speaks German, but this one's all Trump, from Think Like a Champion: An Informal Education In Business and Life.

  10. "Hard work, private property, free enterprise — these are basic conservative values."

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    Via Scott Olson / Staff
    Via Scott Olson / Staff
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    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
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    Putin said this in a December 2014 address.

  11. "Antiglobalists can do anything anywhere. That is just what kind of people they are."

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    Via Scott Olson / Staff
    Via Scott Olson / Staff
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    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
    Via Sasha Mordovets / Contributor
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    Putin said this in 2005 when asked if anti-globalization activists would interrupt the 2006 G-8 Summit in St. Petersburg.

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