"It's always 'Sit,' 'Stay,' 'Heel'—never 'Think,' 'Innovate,' 'Be yourself.' "
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"I hope you realize that I'm the one who has to write about this stupid vacation next fall."
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"That's just so God."
"Honey, wake up! I just remembered something you did that annoyed the hell out of me!"
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"I would have made it big in Heaven if it hadn't been for the policy wonks."
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"If Walter Reuther had his way, there'd be a guaranteed annual everything!"
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"There was a major reshuffle. Now I'm out on my ear."
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Old Man Journal
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"For some odd reason, finding some more faults makes me love L.A. even more."
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"It just seems like all the good roles for women are being taken by all the good female actresses."
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"My wife understands me."
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"Maybe I don't like stunning debuts."
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"Have you head about the tree falling in the forest, but no one hears it, because some guy's wife won't stop talking?"
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"It's like the minute they see 'Charlie Manson' on your dating profile all you get are the crazy ones."
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"I'm so ready to quit - the pay sucks, and every night I go home reeking of hazelnut."
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"Stop complaining. You've got the sun in the mor
"It's all roadkill, and never a word about the chickens who get to the other side!"
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