'It's Always 'Good Dog'—Never 'Great Dog.'
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Gifts from the House of Low Goals.
"You're a very complex carbohydrate."
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"Why should I settle for good self-esteem when, with the right medication, I could have great self-esteem."
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"That couple behind me seem happy enough. Laughing, bantering. Probably holding hands. Not a care in the world. I hate them. The waitress is cute. No eye contact however. And the coffee is cold. She hates me."
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"It's very me, but I hate myself."
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"I want that dressing-room mirror fired."
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"How do I look? Is my bow tie straight? Am I having a good time yet?"
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For Emergency Use Only
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Low Self-Esteem'Dear Diary, Sorry to bother you again.'
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"No, Tim, you're not crazy. You're special! You're a very special person, Tim. You have a magical, talking toaster, and that's what makes you special."
"I am a person of value."
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"The document states that you've been left your mother's jowls and upper arm flab."
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"Your inability to turn off your critical voice, combined with your fear of disappointing your overbearing, demanding father, is causing you to lose faith in your fastball."
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"If everyone is telling my I'm a collectible, why do I see myself as junk?"
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"I saw my shadow. It made me look fat."
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"Over the river and through the woods, to self-esteem-undermining grandmother's house we go..."
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Guilt Day at Shea.
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"Oh, he's pretty depressed - he's the only retired general the networks haven't called."
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"When somebody tells me I can't do something that's when I become convinced I really can't."
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"Beat it loser!"
"O.K., just tell me, which college classmate did you Google today?"
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"I have unfortunately linked my self-worth to something I'm not very good at."
"She thinks her students like the practice teacher better than they like her."
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