The Return of Guarded Optimism
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"My self-esteem was so low I just followed her around everywhere she would go."
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"He's my enabler."
"This gives my confidence a real boost."
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"We lose a little dexterity, but we gain a lot of confidence."
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"With great ignorance comes great confidence."
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"Let me interrupt your expertise with my confidence."
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"I called for you creative people because I feel it's time to begin my autobiography."
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Size 0, formerly known as Size 6.
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"If only legginess were based on circumference."
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"Two months in France and Spain gave me the courage to smoke again."
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Just in from St. Paul.
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"It makes me feel better about myself."
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"You're a partner now, Cosgrove. Partners don't do self-deprecation."
Low Self-Esteem'Dear Diary, Sorry to bother you again.'
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"If you can just help me through the tough times, I can handle it from there."
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"Look, I know you think you've got the stuff, but I'm telling you: walk God."
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"Who's drunk enough for fireworks?"
"Pretty sure of herself, isn't she?"
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Too Good for Most Jobs
"Why come to me? I'm only a humble doctor. You should see a healthcare provider."
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"I'm not eating breakfast this morning, because I had my diet drink this morning. And I had a breakfast late last night anyway. I think I'll have an early lunch."
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"Trust me- you're more than ready."
"I have a feeling that today's going to be in most biographies of me."