"Now you're getting the hang of it!"
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"Get outta here—I shot a man in Reno just to watch him die, too!"
"There, there it is again - the invisible hand of the marketplace giving us the finger."
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"I know, and it's not just me- my whole family has been smug for hundreds of years."
"Number 6522719? Our executive assistant warden says he's sorry but he's been unavoidably detained at the squash court. However, if you will leave your criminal record he'll be happy to reschedule for next week."
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"We have only jobs here, Mr. Sanderson, not 'gigs.' "
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"I love the middle class, with their values and everything."
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“Biggers, two more Luau Sizzlers for Annie and me and another Fog Cutter for Mrs. Grindstaff.”
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"Sure, money may be imaginary - but at least it's got everybody imagining it."
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Poet and Peasant
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"The Hewletts have flaming crown roast au vin blanc every Wednesday."
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Television In The Park
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"I know by outward standard I'm successful, but a voice inside my head keeps saying, 'Where's your private plane?"
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"I never connect with universal themes."
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"You have creepy peasants."
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Overfilling the Glass
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The View From Here: 25 cents.
"We're for calling it 'Hampton,' but they want to call it 'the Hamptons.' "
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"Now, no class warfare, O.K.?"
"Not everyone benefits from technological advances."
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"I like those photos there, Osgrove—very familyesque."
"I guess I've just always tried to see the good in rich people."
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"I hear the middle class is really getting it in the neck."
"We collect cowboy-and-Indian paraphernalia. How much would you take for your pickup?"