"Sometimes I think the collaborative process would work better without you."
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"With your idea and my nothing, we could be rich."
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"There's no charge for wandering around in the woods, but a three-dollar contribution is suggested."
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"Basically, I seem myself coming aboard this team as a kind of Lloyd Bentsen figure."
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"I was comped."
"Before we begin, I'd like to thank Ogg for making this wonderful fire, which, up until now, I had not thought him capable of."
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"Why should I do anything for posterity? What has posterity ever done for me?"
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A panhandler with a sign that reads "No maximum contribution".
"Giving something back to the community is a fine idea. Just make sure you take a lot more out first."
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"Do you take dark money?"
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"Just let me know if you want me to contribute to the relationship."
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