"I do count my blessings, but then I end up counting those of others who have more and better blessings, and that pisses me off."
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"Let me tell you, folks—I've been around long enough to develop an instinct for these things, and my client is innocent or I'm very much mistaken."
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"We can be proud of our little Attila. He has totally absorbed the Hun ethic."
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"My instincts tell me to call an emergency board meeting. My emotions tell me to have it at the all-nude bar across the street."
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"My Pet Lemming"
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"I start every diet with the best intentions, but it goes to hell as soon as I sense blood in the water."
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"Am I hungry?" The dog asked himself. "Yes. I am hungry."
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"For God's sake! Put the laser pointer away!"
Cat doing complex equation to work out the jump he needs to make.
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Birds of the Pantanal
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"We really must be going. Phillip has an uncanny sense of when to leave a party."
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"I don't know—my gut tells me I should have another beer."
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Caveman Has The Prophetic Shadow Of A Grilling Man
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"Does flannel go with camo?"
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"Ever feel a teensy bit guilty when they're a vegan?"
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"My God, what's wrong? You look like you were caught in the headlights."
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"Sure technique counts, but at some point you've got to trust your criminal instincts."