"It gets easier the second time."
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"They say, 'The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one great thing.' Want to hear it?"
"Hail, Caesar! The barbarians have been beaten back, and Rome is still Numero Uno."
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"Mom, Dad's been on eBay again!"
"You just carpe, carpe, carpe."
"Don't you know anything but 'Afternoon of a Faun'?"
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"Another false start for the Western philosophical tradition."
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Just as Epimetheus had been warned, Pandora opened the mysterious box and permitted the escape of Insider Trading.
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Aristotle Instructs Young Alexander in Philosophy
Satyr ignores nymph in favour of another satyr.
"Caesar walks in, we stab him, and the rest, as they'll say, will be history."
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"So what if he doesn't know Ovid. He knows Ovitz."
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Man-Slaying Hector's Farewell to Eggplant-Cooking Andromache
"I got an unpaid intern to help me."
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Ancient Greek Romance
Romulus and Remus and the Vending Machine
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"Yo! - try to stay focused."
"If this doesn't distract him, Ulysses, we'll go with the sheep idea."
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" - This might work, but management will never approve it . . ."
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Roman sculptor murdered by his sculpture
Terms and Conditions
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"The third act could use more drama, Sophocles. Try putting in a voter referendum."
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