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"I would rather be a 'could be' 
if I cannot be an 'are', 
because a could be is a maybe who is reaching for a star. 
I would rather be a 'has been' 
than a 'might-have-been' by far; 
for a might-have-been has never been, 
but a 'has' was once an are." - Milton Berle