They put you at the centre of their lives because you are powerful, and then, because they put you there, they want you to be less powerful

Rick Sanchez

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Rick Sanchez is a character from the animated TV series ‘Rick and Morty’
Rick and Morty, Series 2 Episode 2 – Auto Erotic Assimilation

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