"O'Brien, here, has written us a new play."
"You can access me by saying simply 'Agnes.' It is not necessary to add 'dot com.' "
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"Well, you can't say they didn't warn us."
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"Howard, I think the dog wants to go out."
"I can't figure out what's going on with him—he should have been a star by now."
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"I know - let's call this one Operation Lowered Expectations."
"I feel tremendous pressure to frolic."
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"I can tell already that it's going to be terrific."
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"Well, if you can't walk through walls this is where I say goodbye."
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"You didn't tell me Tuscany doesn't have cable."
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"My child's school is having an auction, so can your entire life come to a halt?"
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"Remember when I said I was going to be honest with you, Jeff? That was a big, fat lie."
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"Attention, please. At 8:45 A.M. on Tuesday, July 29, 2008, you are all scheduled to take the New York State Bar Exam."
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"I've been a cow all my life, honey. Don't ask me to change now."
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"According to my Zip Code, I prefer non-spicy foods, enjoy tennis more than golf, subscribe to at least one news-oriented periodical, own between thirty and thirty-five ties, never buy lemon-scented products, and have a power tool in my basement, but none
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"Even though you gave the CEO a kidney, this is a lot of sick days."
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"That is the correct answer, Billy, but I'm afraid you don't win anything for it."
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"It's all marketing - no one actually wears that stuff."
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"If it says to add water, and I'm the one who adds it, I'm cooking."
"Here at Jackson & Bellnot casualization has gone too far."
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"You've had to be kind to survive, and I've had to be nasty."
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"Sorry. I was expecting the lady. I can see you're busy. I'll call sometime. We'll do lunch."
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"One of us has to draw the line somewhere, and I draw the line at mall sushi."
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"How come I never see that smile?"
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