"But I see you're having difficulty following my argument."
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"Why buy and Idaho spud when you can have a potato of distinction that grows only in the soil of northern France?"
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"I've learned not to listen to critics who are right about me."
"I just have a few minor fixes that will ruin everything you've come up with."
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"I'm telling you, Harper, we're in the wrong business."
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"You've got to learn how to bowl without irony."
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"The reviews said the reviewers were very clever."
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"There are those who say I'm a throwback to Monet."
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"As far as I'm concerned, it just takes my kind."
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"I like our place in the country, but the only dogs I enjoy hanging out with there are also up from the city."
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"The U.S.S. Narcissus"
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"Lucy tells me you're a writer. I'm no stranger to self-delusion myself."
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"I'm frustrated because I wish I were criticizing greater things."
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"Perfect. Kate and Eli are suckers for bold graphics."
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" 'Perceptual and kinetic art have an intertwined development that cannot be totally disentangled; nevertheless perceptual, optical, or "virtual" movement—which always exists in tension with factual immobility—is an experience of a different order.' "
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The Red Carpet
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"You can't beat live music."
"Do you know why the universe works so well? God runs it like a business, that's why."
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"Good point, Remson. You couldn't be more right if you were me."
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"I mean, like in painting, we'd be called a 'school'."
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"Good evening. In today's top story, my book has jumped to Number Three on the best-seller list."
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Ask Me about my Break from Social Media
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"I brought out the meekness in others."
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