"I've decided to return to my first passion in life—selling drugs to kids."
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"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I chose the one that said, 'Mergers, acquisitions, incredible bonuses.'"
"Of course, the money's good, but it's the teeth that keep me coming back."
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"Yes, but what I really want to do is write children's books."
Walking Tours of New York
"I was hoping that heaven might be, you know, more transcendent."
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"My career doesn't reflect what my passions are as much as where my health insurance is."
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"So long, boys. I'm off to the big city to try my hand at chainsaw sculpture."
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"I'm looking for a position where I can slowly lose sight of what I originally set out to do with my life, with benefits."
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"Eat your borscht. Don't you want to be President of the Soviet Union when you grow up?"
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"I'm less a role model than a cautionary tale."
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"When I grow up, I want to be a Presidential impersonator on 'Saturday Night Live.'"
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"Fortunately for me, I can't get enough of this song."
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"Don't breath a word to anyone, but I'm never leaving graduate school."
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"But, what I'd really like to do is direct."
"Actually, I'm hoping what I'm going to be when I grow up hasn't been invented yet."
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"I'm saving for when I get a low-paying job doing what I love."
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"My whole life, …. I've never wanted to be anything other than a psychiatric patient."
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"Dad, now can I be a fireman?"
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Tell the author your idea for a book at 3 pm.
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"I love portraiture but my true calling is aerial photography."
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"What do you want to be when you give up?"
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"…'Hey, Mr Tally man, Tally me banana' …when I first heard that song I knew I had to be and accountant."
"Wow, dad, it's a beaut."
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"It reminds me of the very first ad that ever swayed me into buying something I didn't really want."
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