King glaring at a map labelled "Mine" and "Theirs"
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"That is incredible. Do you know that I, too, want as much as I can get as fast as I can get it?"
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"My bill isn't terribly controversial. It would provide modest tax breaks for people who don't really need them."
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"What I'd like, basically, is a temporary line of credit just to tide me over the rest of my life."
"Mr. Bush, this is Vytautas Landsbergis, in Vilnius. Guess what."
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"And may we continue to be worthy of consuming a disproportionate share of this planet's resources."
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"Right. Money isn't everything - what's the other thing again?"
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"When I grow up, I want to work with the affluent."
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"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."
"Just so you know, I'm taking all this with me into the afterlife."
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"Why did we buy such huge furniture?"
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"The figures for the last quarter are in. We made significant gains in the fifteen-to-twenty-six-year-old age group, but we lost our immortal souls."
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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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"Will he ever be able to produce revenue again?"
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"Oh, that's good, sir, that's very good - 'What if they gave a war and nobody profited.' "
"I got it this far - don't stop me now."
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"I sentence you to five years in prison. For your information, that's fifteen thousand billable hours."
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"So you can take it with you!"
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"The computers went down at the supermarket, and everybody took it as a signal to go ahead and loot."
"And don't go auctioning off my stuff."
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