"But, hey, what is 'recession' but a word? And the same goes for 'money,' right? And how about 'human beings'?"
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Wilson: The Appearance of Integrity
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"I'll never forget where I'm telling wife I was that day."
"The good news is that you will have a healthy baby girl. The bad news is that she is a congenital liar."
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"I know what you're thinking, but let me offer a competing narrative."
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"It's translated from French, so where it says 'Harvard Business School' it may mean 'jail.'"
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"And today if the prosecutor says 'Liar, liar, pants on fire,' do not turn around to check."
"Very good. Now go out there and convince others."
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By Strategic Use of Postcards, Thoreau Manages to Keep Walden Pond Unspoiled
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"So it's a case of he said, she said, it said."
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"These are the benefits you were guaranteed when you joined this firm - and this is a match."
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"You're right - the shipping isn't free. They've folded the expense in the cost of the item."
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"You expect me to believe you were at a mouse convention?"
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Pinocchio finally takes the plunge.
"I lied when I told you I shave my head."
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"I'm not going to lie to you. That's what Hendricks is here for."
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Perspective;"Just another lie invented by dead European white males."
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"Let's change 'brink of chaos' to 'Everything is wonderful.'"
"You faked your death once before—how do I know you're not faking it now?"
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"You don't look like a hurricane victim to me."
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"All I can figure is that he must have been inspecting the water quality of our lakes and rivers when he became entangled in cement."
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"All right, I lied to you. All governments lie!"
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"Wait, what if we convinced the jury that, while they're wasting their time with me, the real Socrates is still at large?"
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"And so, due to the appearance of wrongdoing, I've decided to simulate my resignation."
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