"Well, it all depends. Where are these huddled masses coming from?"
"We're presenting this year's award to the tomato—for the way he has deepened our understanding of world-conflict resolution, for fostering the ideals of peace, friendship, and international brotherhood, and for being delicious."
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"Why can't you be more like Hutchinson? You don't hear him complaining."
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"Yes, but what I really want to do is write children's books."
"Ideally, husbands should be spaced at least three years apart."
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"Ideally, I want a guy whose eyes will well up but doesn't actually cry."
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"What is the American dream, and does it differ in many respects from the Connecticut dream?"
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Edna's Doctor Fantasy
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"Elsie, you're all I ever wanted in a woman - my mother and Margaret Thatcher excepted, of course."
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