"Here comes the really hard part!"
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"The Sudden, Sure Knowledge That One's Best Efforts Have Come To Naught."
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"When I listen to Mozart, the numbers just seem to crunch themselves."
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"Please stand and join us in half-assing your way through our national anthem."
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"This seems like a lot of work for one lost contact."
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"Just remember, if you give a hundred and ten per cent, I get twenty per cent of that."
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"Meritocracy worked for my grandfather, it worked for my father, and it's working for me."
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"They never showed up-they were the perfect guests."
"Couldn't you at least try and read my mind?"
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"We think it's terribly important that you meet the people responsible for the food you're eating tonight."
"Are we maximizing our time together or minimizing our efforts?"
"Next year, I'm pleasuring myself."
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"Flowers in a lobby are good P.R."
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The Lives of the SaintsThis Week: Frieda Witherspoon
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Caveman with Boulder
"Evan and I have an open relationship, but, really, who has the energy?"
"Still, diving for it would look good on my college application.
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"Let's go with the farm-raised salmon tonight."
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"I could be a saint if I really wanted to."
Getting in shape (or not)
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Panhandler at Upstairs Window
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"You're always trying too hard, Eddie!"
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"To be clear, I said I want your 'A' game, not your 'Eh?' game."
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"Of course, if this one flops we're done."
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"Well, there is one more procedure I've always wanted to try."
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