"This painting, we're sorry to say, is pure trash."
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"The presentation is dreadful."
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"You drive, I'll criticize."
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"She's promiscuous. She's in five book groups."
"If only the aftertaste came first."
"Somehow, on you it doesn't look shaved—it just looks bald."
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"I would have made the gore sickening in a different way."
"And you call yourself a marsupial?"
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"It's one of those pieces you pay $142.4 million for at auction and then never look at again."
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"After the judicial system, I'm my own harshest critic."
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"You call that a suit?"
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"Excuse me-I think there's something wrong with this in a tiny way that no one other than me would ever be able to pinpoint."
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"Can't I ever be critical without being accused of criticizing?"
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"Maybe it needs a caption."
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"I'm frustrated because I wish I were criticizing greater things."
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"Could we make this a little more derivative."
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"It was a little preachy."
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"Of course I understand it. It's just some Grisham potboiler."
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"I'm tired of people who write first novels."
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"For some odd reason, finding some more faults makes me love L.A. even more."
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"I'll grant you his work has a certain naïve immediacy."
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"It's the downstairs neighbors again-they say you're technically proficient, but there's not enough emotion."
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"Aeschylus is good, I suppose, but I go to the theatre to relax."
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"He's very self-loathing, but not enough."
"You misquoted St. Thomas Aquinas, Albert Camus, and me."
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