"What's that persistent, irritating noise?"
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"I've had those books for years. They represent the person I once aspired to be."
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"OK, Cynthia, I'll tell you about my hopes and dreams, my joys and my passions. But be forewarned - they all concern a particular sports team."
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"How will you ever know whether you're a flying squirrel if you don't give it a shot?"
"Yes, but what I really want to do is write children's books."
"Sleep tight and dream of me."
"The dreams of avarice are coming back."
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Rhinoceros Is Most Intelligent Ungulate
"We've decided that it will be better for his later development if we speak to him only in legalese."
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"Did you ever have that baby you wanted so much?"
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"You can be anything you want to be - no limits."
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"In this dream I am flavor of the moth, and double-chocolate-fudge ripple doesn't scare me."
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"And now I'd like to sing a little song written specially for me called 'I Wanna Be President.' "
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"Honey, he's our son. Now go and get some change."
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"Of course, what I'd really like to do is direct."
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"I'm running away to join the Cirque du Soleil."
"I'm sorry—did you say something? I was off creating my own reality."
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"If I won the lottery, I would go on living as I always did."
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I Dreamt I was Sitting in on a National Security Council Meeting
"I thought it was just one of those bad dreams, but apparently, honey, we have a kid."
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"I just hope I can do half as well with my future as you did with yours."
"With the caveat that the only certainty in this life is uncertainty, I still want to entertain the possibility of being a pundit when I grow up."