"And only you can hear this whistle?"
"My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!"
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"You're the therapist - you make it go away."
"Mommy, I don't think that was a Children's Advil."
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"Sharks! Hundreds of 'em! Flying sharks! Everyone out of the water! They're converging on the future!"
In the Fever Cubicle
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"No, Tim, you're not crazy. You're special! You're a very special person, Tim. You have a magical, talking toaster, and that's what makes you special."
Maybe it's because I'm full of coffee, but I suddenly know the answers to all of life's big questions. Also I think I can see through that wall.
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"It's not your imagination. You are seeing Nixon everywhere."
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The Home Birth of Venus
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"Oh, and I've started seeing a therapist."
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Don Quixote fights a ceiling fan.
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"He has a fevered imagination."
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"I understand they're pretty much extinct everywhere else."
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"Believe me, there's a difference between fairy dust and pixie dust, but this is gravel from your driveway."
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"I don't mind the voices themselves, Doctor. It's the Jersey accents that are driving me nuts."
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"Why isn't it O.K. for us to have different mirages?"
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"You said a moment ago that everybody you look at seems to be a rabbit. Now just what do you mean by that, Mrs. Sprague?"
"When I'm really bored I just lick myself and trip out."
"Is this the first time you've realized I'm an hallucination?"
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"You're lucky to have an imaginary friend at all, don't expect stock tips too."
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"Is it just the merciless sun playing havoc with a man's senses?"
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"Face it, Edwin—it isn't that we've all turned into teddy bears, it's that you're going crazy!"
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"First, let me put your mind at ease about that being an hallucination…."
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