"Will you call me?"
"Here I was, all this time, worrying that maybe I'm a selfish person, and now it turns out I've been suffering from compassion fatigue."
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"Are we cold blooded enough to run an H.M.O?"
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"I have this fantasy of everyone else in my life reinventing themselves."
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"I begged him to learn how to swim—but did he listen?"
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"One of those fish with the eyes on the same side to see you, sir."
"Yes, this is exactly how wars start—because of someone's insensitivity!"
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"Dead? He gets that a lot."
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"As soon as I get the paperwork together I'll file an appeal. Sometimes there are just not enough hours in the day."
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"I can't wait for all of our friends to die."
"You are fair, compassionate, and intelligent, but you are perceived as biased, callous, and dumb."
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"No need to remind me. I'm well aware that I've forgotten completely about you."
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"Brodkin, now that the economy is creating jobs at a faster than expected clip, why don't you go out and find yourself one?"
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