"Till now I always thought of the gravy train as a good thing."
"I'm not even away! The audacity!"
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Hour of rising vs worm acquisition.
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"If you can't beat 'em, join 'em."
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"All work and no play makes you a valued employee."
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"We did find a creative bone in your body, but it was very untalented."
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"A razor-sharp, six-hundred-pound penny for your thoughts, Mr. Bond."
"Thanks for walking a mile in my shoe but it's beginning to hurt now."
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"The system's not perfect, but, by God, it's transparent."
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"When I actually was this age, I didn't have much facial expression anyway."
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"No matter who's in office, the political landscape stays the same."
"I may be a big frog in a small pond, but I'm still a damn big frog."
"We have testimony that you walk like a duck and you quack like a duck. Tell the court - are you a duck?"
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"You're history, Leonard."
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"It's nice, but is there room to swing a cat?"
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"Well, pickle my trotters!"
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Too Many Lawyers Spoil the Broth
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"Good news. The test results show it's a metaphor."
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"Well, it's official. Any chance for candle-in-the-wind notoriety has pretty much passed us by."
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"Sure, I follow the herd- out of a deep respect for the concept of community."
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"It's a poor craftsman, son, who blames his tools."
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"I'm warning you—it's a sty."
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"Well, I'll be darned. They had just walked away."
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"Maybe we should reschedule. It's bark-to-bark up here and Waze says it's forty minutes to the lazy river."