Birds of Manhattan
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"Well, I have to tell your publisher something."
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"This is a little embarrassing to admit, but everything that happens happens for no real reason."
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"The right hand doesn't even know what the right hand is doing."
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"I got the part, but I play a waiter."
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"Well, pardon me for living!"
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"It was a day like any other, so I guess I'll have the usual."
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"I'd love to invite you in, but I need some time to digest everything you told me about the Ottoman Empire."
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"We bring gold and frankincense. The myrrh is in the mail."
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"You heard me. This is it. We had a three-picture deal."
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"Unfortunately, a tiny percentage of the drones are opposed to violence."
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"Simply put, Marcia, I want to be your President."
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"So why am I still so unhappy?"
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"Yeah, well your profile wasn't exactly honest either."
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Fish leaves sea in search of fishbowl.
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"I can't help but think that things might have turned out differently if we had never met."
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"What say you just buzz me in tonight, honey?"
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"Seriously, dude, can we put the air guitar aside while we're lurking?"
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"No wonder we could get tickets."
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"Surprising me- that's your life's work."
"I dreamed the Yankees lost in Game Seven."
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"Is that all you can say—'It's not messy'?"
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"I would have stayed in Purgatory if I'd know this was going to be such a schlep."