"Do you have any why-to books?"
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"He's running late this morning. He unexpectedly snapped out of denial."
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"I'm starting to wonder if my story is ever going to be uplifting."
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"You can wrap it up in a pretty package, but it's still life."
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"It's a balloon reminder that all joy is fleeting."
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"He says he feels empty inside."
"He Does Have A Point."
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"I thought I'd stay home today and accept the things I can't change."
"I have no idea where we parked the car, or why we exist."
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"All this pitching and hitting- I'm convinced there's a deeper meaning to it all."
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"What to Expect When You're Alive"
Pinocchio's Second Realization
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It was after her third failed attempt at deciphering the captcha that Rachel began to suspect...
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"My whole life stretches out before me as a series of egg-white omelettes."
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"My God, do you realize the year's half over?"
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"What if we're just a ship in somebody's bottle? Yar, here comes me existential crisis."
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A therapist joins his patient on the couch.
"Why are we here?"
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"Why are we here?"
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"We've got to lighten up those fortune cookies!"
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"Nathan just realized that he's fast approaching he 47th anniversary of his bar mitzvah."
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"Sheldon is having a mid-life crisis. He can't decide whether to remain Reform, become Orthodox or return to conservative
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