"You'll see, this is going to cause real trouble."
"O.K., who can put a price on love? Jim?"
"Water...water...and maybe just a tiny piece of pie."
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"We can't all work for Goldman Sachs."
Alternative Dickens: Scrooge Is Audited.
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"The dreams of avarice are coming back."
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"Could you stop referring to the interest rate as 'the vig'?"
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"Oh, that's good, sir, that's very good - 'What if they gave a war and nobody profited.' "
"The computers went down at the supermarket, and everybody took it as a signal to go ahead and loot."
"It's scary. These new kids don't want to wait until they're thirty-five for their five million."
Government cheese and crackers.
"Walking may burn more calories, but you're three times as likely to nosh."
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"Wow - good job!"
"Just remember, if you give a hundred and ten per cent, I get twenty per cent of that."
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"My fees are quite high, and yet you say you have little money. I think I'm seeing a conflict of interest here."
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"What's in it for me?"
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"He's certainly been getting a lot more than his normal share of media coverage lately."
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"His sermon last Sunday, 'The Shall Inherit the Earth,' had them rolling in the aisles."
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"I think we overordered."
"I did my job, I grabbed my pile, and yet no voice at eventide has cried 'Well done!'"
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How to Profit From Armageddon.
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"It's true, I do have tons of money. But, let's face it, one more ton couldn't hurt."
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"Hi, J.B. Guess where I am."
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Brownie Size/Okay to Eat
"We should appeal to their greed, without, of course, actually appealing to their greed."