America's Most Down-to-Earth Superhero: Self-Effacing Man
"Nice little touch of humility!"
"Sometimes I wish you had taken that job in New York."
"I've been called 'most probably a genius.'"
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"What does he have to be falsely humble about?"
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"It's always 'The humble lima bean this, and the humble lima bean that.'"
"Why come to me? I'm only a humble doctor. You should see a healthcare provider."
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" 'Mene, mene, tekel, upharsin'? What kind of cookie is this?"
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"He's actually quite down-to-earth once you get to know him."
"He seems to be fine with the quirk quellers
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"A man never stands so tall, son, as when he stoops to pick up a quarter."
Nothing for me, thanks.
"You say 'meek,' but your records say 'passive-aggressive.'"
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"I am so past enlightenment."
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"I'm just like any other politician in the race-I take my pants off one leg at a time."
"Oh, this old thing?"
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"I could never vote for somebody who's never had to make his own liquor."
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"Sand, sea, and sky – that's enough for me."
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