"We must root out corruption at the highest levels of government and make it look like it's happening at the lowest levels of government."
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"He usually doesn't see anybody without an appointment, but since you brought pizza ..."
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"But I'm not here to talk about bowling."
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"The book wasn't intended to hurt my stepmother - it was to help myself and others like me begin to heal."
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"I know what some of you are thinking. You're thinking, 'Ha! He claims to be coming to us live, but he's really on tape.' Well, if that's what you think, I can only say I feel sorry for you."
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"As I said earlier, Michelle, I won't answer questions about economic or foreign policy. I'm here to talk about my sexual escapades."
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"Harold, you have to stop turning the divorce papers into rabbits. Just sign them and move on."
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"We're looking for a pediatrician who reflects our design sensibility."
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"Staring holes in me probably increases your risk of stroke."
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Black belts in the ancient art of avoidance
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"We have to be missing twenty-four hours before I consider us lost."
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"Let's try talking about the Royal 'I'."
See No Virus, Hear No Virus, Take No Responsibility
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