"Have you and Tim picked out a name for the career obstacle yet?"
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"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I chose the one that said, 'Mergers, acquisitions, incredible bonuses.'"
"Daddy doesn't know any magic tricks. Daddy knows accounting tricks."
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"Whatever happens, Jenkins, you'll always have your dancing to fall back on."
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"Do you have something more like Alex the Architect?"
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"Even though you're exceptionally well qualified, Kate, I'd say that 'victim' is not a good career choice."
"You can be anything you want to be - no limits."
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"I got married once - to avoid writing."
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"But seriously, folks..."
"The damsel-in-distress thing is just one of several income streams that I pursue."
"Your hopes and dreams - we saved them for you."
"I love being on the mommy track."
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"Lately, I've been thinking about becoming really good at something."
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"Where do you see yourself getting drunk in five years?"
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"I'm looking for a position where I can slowly lose sight of what I originally set out to do with my life, with benefits."
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"I did my job, I grabbed my pile, and yet no voice at eventide has cried 'Well done!'"
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Zero Dark Thirtysomething
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"Yeah, I just got out, and I want to focus on crime again."
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"When I grow up, I want to be a computer-generated image like Max Headroom."
"In a just world we'd have 'No Lawyer Left Behind'."
"The monarchy is strong, but I needed something with health insurance."
Talbot & Felcher - Attorneys-at-Law, formerly Jimmy & Slats - Folksingers
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"If you kids want to grow up to be writers, it's time we give you something to write about."
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"Sir, I'm leaving my high-paying job in the manufacturing industry for a low-paying job in a service industry, because that's what's happening."
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"O.K., here I am in the fourth grade, but is that really what I want to be doing with my life?"
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