"You keep saying 'ice fishing' as if there were some other kind."
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"Enemies, yes, but doesn't your moat also keep out love?"
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"I just feel we'd know more people in Hell."
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Man on Desert Island reads about himself.
"Uh-oh, Justin Legoed himself into his room again."
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"I have a bad association with people."
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Meet The People in the Bookstore Café Staring at Their Laptops 2-4 p.m.
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"Do I look like a wise man to you?"
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"We found her wandering at the edge of the forest. She was raised by scientists."
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A man works in a snow globe.
"I hope this isn't another one of your experiments in limited government."
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"It takes years before some people are comfortable enough to say hello."
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"The corporation was very lonely, because people thought it was different from them."
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"You seem depressed."
"Of course it's not easy to read the body language of someone who's basically inert."
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'I hope they don't isolate me. They'll never believe I'm harmless.'
"If you could eat only one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
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"I adore the beauty and tranquillity of these raw-sewage days."
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"No man is an island, but I come pretty damn close."
"I'm upstairs right now. On weekends and holidays, I go downstairs."
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A man relaxes with a book on a desert island.
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"Are you familiar with the poetry of John Donne?"
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