"Everything I have, son, I have because your grandfather left it to me. I see now that that was a bad thing."
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"She was a sweet old lady whose kids never called."
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"There's no need for your kitty to be envious. After state and federal taxes and legal administrative fees, Chessy's share of Aunt Martha's estate came to hardly anything."
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"Not much in the way of hard assets, I'm afraid, but he did leave some highly desirable organs."
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"Say - do we really want to bury this Armani necktie?"
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"And do you feel that you are a pretender?"
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"Someday, you may thank me for breaking what was becoming, in this family, a viscous cycle of inheritance!"
"I'm sorry, Richard, but you've failed to provide me with a male heir."
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"Tell me again about royalties."
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"Bentley, I don't care if you are my heir apparent. Stop peeking in here fifty times a day!"
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"I brought you up here today, son, because I wanted you to get a feel for the scope of this damned thing."
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This week on The Antique Roadkill
"Sure, it's all inherited wealth, but if you knew my parents, you'd say I earned every penny."
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"And to my nephew Scott, bold denier of climate change, I bequeath my north shore bungalow."
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"I found grandpa's old cough!"
"Just because you're Attila the Hun, Dad, doesn't mean I have to be Attila the Hun."
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"Luck, son, is when preparation meets nepotism."
". . . and I leave my whole estate to my one true companion, public radio."
"My father was a very succesful man. He left me enough money that I could marry an idiot."
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"This was my father's desk, He frequently banged his head on it."
Death 'n' Taxes
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"I was a late bloomer—I didn't inherit my money until my fifties."
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"One day Son all this will be yours."
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"Howard is my firstborn, and my masterpiece."
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