"It's a great school, but it wasn't my first choice."
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"If I'd known shopping could be this easy, I would have dressed up as a cop ages ago!"
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"If you didn't want to feel inferior to your classmates, you shouldn't have gone to such a good school."
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Less Than Superheros
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1,001 Cheap Disguises
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"That's the guy I hired to read Proust for me."
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"I'm in way over my head"
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"The best advice I can give you is: 'Be Yourself.'"
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"O.K., O.K., ... I'm a prawn who made it big. Shrimp just sounds better."
(I'm afraid someone is going to expose me as a phony, a fraud, … A complete charlatan.) (Uh, oh! He's on to me!)
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"Each of us harbors a secret fear he'll be unmasked as a fake, a fraud, a charlatan."
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"Wow. I can't believe I got this far without anyone asking me for an I.D."
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"So this is why you hide up here at the North Pole all year!!"
"I, for one, enjoy paying my taxes."
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"That's a great idea, Ben. I can hardly wait to take all the credit."
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Actually, I'm not Mr. Weintraub. I'm just, sort of, taking over for awhile."
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