"I converse. You declaim."
"I can't go much longer without your asking why I'm vegan."
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"I had a nice time, Steve. Would you like to come in, settle down, and raise a family?"
"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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"Will you call me?"
"I'm in my other handbag."
"Gee, I'm sorry this had to happen on our first date!"
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"I'm just as ambivalent about her as the day we met, fifty years ago."
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"I'd love to invite you in, but I need some time to digest everything you told me about the Ottoman Empire."
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"I can't cook, but I can pay."
"Yes, it was good for me - not as good as it was the last time, but probably better than it's going to be the time after this."
"So, is this a date with destiny?"
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"I've tried a lot of life strategies, and being completely self-serving works best for me."
"Most of all I love your vulnerability."
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"One enchanted evening, I saw a stranger across a crowded room, and it was Jim, and I should have left him there."
"I'd ask you up, Richard, but my roommates and I have a pretty strict 'no-"Times"-twits-in-seersucker' policy."
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"Yeah, well your profile wasn't exactly honest either."
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"You play the castanets very well."
"Whatever you do, please don't edit yourself."
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"Suddenly I can't think of anything to chirp."
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"Let me interrupt your expertise with my confidence."
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"Woah, woah - just because I'm a sexy pizza delivery guy, does not mean I have sex whenever I deliver a pizza."
"You make me want to be a better person than you."
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"I was Mrs. Webb in my high-school production of 'Our Town.' Who were you?"
"I lied when I told you I shave my head."
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