"But that's what being an artist is—feeling crummy before everyone else feels crummy."
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"I'd like to remind you again, Winﬁeld, that daydreaming is only a part of the creative process."
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The Berlitz Guide to Parent-Teacher Conferences
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"Sometimes I think the collaborative process would work better without you."
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"Actually, he's not so bad, considering that he's recipe-dependent."
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"We did find a creative bone in your body, but it was very untalented."
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"I had a productive week."
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"I'd like to see you do this online."
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"Any intellectual property yet, honey?"
"Ninth floor, underwear, socks, t-shirts."
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"Seth, here, is one of the best young creative compromisers in the business."
"I'll start thinking outside the box when the box is empty."
"Bruce, you look fabulous! Who's doing your creative?"
"Try to think outside the bowl."
"There, there! Two, maybe three doors down. Someone has an idea!"
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"Winter must be coming. The people in my novel are starting to wear mittens."
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"It's my resignation in the form of a graphic novel."
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Man walks by a snowman talking on a cellphone
"Can you reinvent the classic grilled cheese for me?"
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Man reading in a dark park using a streetlight as a book light
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"If it made sense, that would be a very powerful idea."
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"Remember how we used to put nice little smiles on their faces?"
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"What did I tell you? Best underwater Thai food in the city!"
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"I'm sorry—did you say something? I was off creating my own reality."
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"I called for you creative people because I feel it's time to begin my autobiography."
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