"You can't hold yourself to those impossible standards."
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"Yes, it makes you look taller."
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"Why is it that the person using the seat belt before me is always thinner than I am?"
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"I love your body - where did you get it?"
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"If only legginess were based on circumference."
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"Forget exercise—find another pear to love you."
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"Large...but not larger than life."
"Whatever doesn't kill me makes me gain weight."
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"God, I'm such a pig."
"They're not identical twins—they're surgical twins."
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"I want that dressing-room mirror fired."
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"I realized that she'd never overcome her shyness, so I had to let her go."
"I love the way you use your bulk."
"I used to hate my body. Now, instead, I hate the forces that conspire to make me hate my body."
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"The document states that you've been left your mother's jowls and upper arm flab."
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"That's the same old thirty pounds that's been coming and going for as long as I've known her."
"Because that's the part I'm suddenly self-conscious about."
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"You can't keep comparing yourself to those skinny little aliens you see in movies."
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"Developing a layer of insulating fat isn't as easy as it sounds."
"I really am very pleased with the dress I bought. It makes me feel not so dumpy and without."
"The secret to looking good is to be good-looking."
"How long have you lived in this gym?"
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"Bear in mind that we just bought string bikinis."
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"Mommy, when will I blossom into a beautiful projection of male desire?"
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