"If they give you any trouble, find a good babysitter and go out for the evening."
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"He's just doing that to get attention."
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"But stay off the couch."
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"Would it kill me to get in touch with my mother once in a while?"
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"I released a lot of emotion with my drumming, but I still need to have a tantrum."
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"I know why the caged bird sings. Why he does that is anyone's guess."
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"It's Parkins, sir; we're 'aving a bit of a time below stairs."
"For kids who think they can be naughty again after Christmas, I'm the Re-Po Elf."
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"It's...it's...learning to appear vaguely Presidential!"
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"It's exactly that kind of behavior that gives your generation a bad name."
"Leon, honey, you break all the rules of dramaturgy."
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"Leon, do you think it's all psychological?"
Pubescents in Space.
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"He may have found his mittens, but he's lost all sense of propriety."
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A panhandler with a sign that reads "How's my begging? Call 1800 555 9315".
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"Oh, I'm not really milking her. I do this so I don't have to make eye contact with anybody."
"Now, remember, act cute."
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How Trump's brain works.
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"Are you feeling O.K.? You haven't touched your phone."
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"Time hasn't dimmed your military bearing, my love."
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"It's unusual to see them reading this time of year."
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"Whenever Mother's Day rolls around, I regret having eaten my young."
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"Must we discuss your worming right before dinner?"
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"Sweetie, is this the kind of person you always wanted to be?"