"Security is lax on this side."
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"Before I read about my summer vacation, I'd like to ask that all pagers, beepers, and cell phones be turned off."
"Don't listen to him. Your hair is beautiful."
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"'Vengeance is ours,' saith Courtland, Mumford & Blaine."
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"Don't you think it's time we talked about Operation Doug?"
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"Don't think of it as a conspiracy charge. Think of it as a buddy trial."
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"Why is it that every time I stare mindlessly out the window you find something for me to do?"
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Nordic Trak Reading Machine
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The New York Sportswriters
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"Lately, I've been channelling all my sexual energy into sex."
"Let's focus on the case before you start thinking about befriending a guard."
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"Before I start my taped testimony, I should like to say a few words about Fenton's Naturally Decaffeinated Coffee."
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"Let me answer your question about farm subsidies by saying a few words about Benghazi."
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"With everything else I've got on my mind, now you're telling me I have to think about breathing?"
"Sam is very focussed."
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"I find watering the plants in the middle of a conversation helps me keep my mind of what you're saying."
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"My mind is especially empty today."
"You've been charged with driving under the influence of testosterone."
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Despite some initial reservations, the knights were often grateful for Guinevere's presence at the Round Table.
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"It helps me stay focused."
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"Can you be in the moment later?"
"What ever will we think about now that the genome project is almost complete?"
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"Luke, use to Force, or crush up the Adderall Chewbacca gave you and snort it – your call."
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"It helps me stay focused on what matters most."
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"I thought you would like a little something to remind you how distracting things can be."
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