"It is an honor to be named one of AskMen's Top 49 Most Influential Men. I would like to thank everyone who voted for me," remarks No. 2 Usain Bolt of his top position.
"If I'm really influential, I'd convince the owners of AskMen to buy me a new car. No? Damn. Thanks for the votes anyway," says No. 21 Bryan Cranston.
"I'm honored, but it was not a goal of mine. I am happy to serve the cosmic curiosity that exists within us all. And, for some people, that needs to be reawakened. To the extent I do this, if I am counted among the 49 most influential, I'm happy to be there. Because that influence may help reawaken people to the splendor of the universe," says No. 25 Neil deGrasse Tyson.
"Good looking for nominating me as one of tha 49 influential men. It's an honor and a pleasure to be in tha presence of fellow Ranked 1s in tha nation, ya dig?!?" says No. 36 Snoop Lion.
"I've spent 30 years developing ways to help people look and feel better through whole foods and regular exercise. I learned early on that variety, consistency, intensity, purpose and a plan were the foundation to getting fit and healthy and staying that way for a lifetime. It's a formula that is working for millions of people around the world. This recognition is a validation that my techniques change lives for the better. To be on this esteemed list of men is a true honor," remarks No. 47 Tony Horton.
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