"Well, if you can't walk through walls this is where I say goodbye."
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"Surely two people as intelligent as we are can work out some method of falling in love."
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"Mother was right about you. You're a toaster."
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"If only I liked you a little more and you liked like me a little less."
"Boy, are you a tough nut to crack! This is its fifth season, and you still don't like it."
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Sex! thought Byron. What a great Idea! Will share my wonderful idea with Inez!
"I don't mean to make you miserable on purpose, it just happens in the normal course of my behavior."
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"With you I have known peace, Lida, and now you say you're going crazy."
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"The roommate thing didn't work out. She's all 'Girls' and I'm more 'Broad City.' "
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"I mean, I like him, but there's no kicky portmanteau there."
"I love this place—its food, its ambience, and its political goals."
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Moonrise, East Dudley, Rhode Island, July 1988
"Oh, sure, I love Bruce and all. But we have conflicting diets."
"I just can't be with someone who won't express their emotions as viable data."
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"Let's face it - this was never going to work. You're a beloved children's book character, and I'm a lesbian."
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