"Could we up the dosage? I still have feelings."
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"Listen, everybody feels a little depressed around this time of year!"
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"Do you have any why-to books?"
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"What's the next best medicine?"
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"But that's what being an artist is—feeling crummy before everyone else feels crummy."
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"Well, I have to tell your publisher something."
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"Your kids have left and gone on to lives of their own..." a dog yelps while his owner runs away.
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"Can you describe these countless wasted hours that ultimately make up the bulk of your life?"
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"I usually wake up screaming at six-thirty, and I'm in my office by nine."
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"Am I doing something wrong? You don't say 'Good dog' to me anymore."
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Getting Back to Normal for Idiots
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"Looks like broker-assisted suicide."
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"I'm sorry, Wilson, but I liked you better before your therapy."
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"You're not crazy. You want crazy?"
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Which Cup? 'Me' or 'Real Me'?
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"How may I direct your call? Doctor-assisted or regular?"
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"Every year around this time, I ask myself, 'Did I make a dent?'"
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"But think of all the things you're not going to die of."
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"Jer, I just feel so empty. Do you have any peanuts?"
"It's not just me, Doctor. He's been turning away from the New York 'Times' as well."
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Older than Nolan Ryan and still pitching
"Poor Henry - he never returned from the All-Star break."
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How To Get Up and Get Dressed
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"I'm only going to the party because the suicide attempt failed."
"You're amazing, Hargrave - fair weather or foul, good times or bad, boom or recession, you're always the same."
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