"Are we there yet?"
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"Wear a helmet."
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"It's O.K. I didn't marry you for your parking karma."
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"This week on 'The Amazing Race to Enlightenment,' can Jim and Suzy achieve right mindfulness? And will Barb and Candy be eliminated for relentless clinging to the self?"
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"You have achieved Nirvana, Mr. Harper, and a bad case of tennis knee."
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"Tell me the truth—have I ever made tea come out of your nose?"
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"My Zen garden has been a total nightmare."
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"None of this seems to be doing me any good at all!"
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"Would you rather be attacked by a horse-size duck or fifty duck-size horses?"
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"Of course, that's just my opinion. Richard Gere's views may be somewhat different."
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"At least with math and physics you sometimes find the answer."
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"This year I'm really gonna get organized."
"You notice how these telephone pitches always come just when you're about to achieve satori?"
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"I would kill for your metabolism."
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"You can't handle the meaning of life!"
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"We've travelled the world looking for our next C.E.O., as was foretold in our corporate legends. We think your little Tim might be that C.E.O."
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"Possible side effects include disharmony, lack of oneness, and blurred third-eye vision."
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"I'm sorry, Lately I've been thoughtless."
"Which is more ancient—our chants or 'Piano Man'?"
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"You say that life is suffering, but isn't it also complaining?"
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"I am so past enlightenment."
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"You don't have any time? Try fitting Taoist sex into your schedule."
"Swami Ananda, here, has also discovered the secret of life!"
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