"I shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die. After that, law school was pretty much a given."
Tarzan The Musical
"As I recall from the last session, you were born in Tennessee and raised in the woods, so you knew every tree. Then something happened when you were only three. What was that?"
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"Let's do it, let's fall in love."
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"Alright, Ms. Ramsey, send in the clones."
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"I don't do spells. I'm a wizard at deciphering rap lyrics."
Spacious Skies - Amber Waves of Grain - Purple Mountains - Fruited Plain - Leo's Diner
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"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas."
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"Please stand and join us in half-assing your way through our national anthem."
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"Jake, we women find your lyrics cruel, demeaning, and uncool."
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"With apologies to Nat King Cole, 'Unforgettable, that's what you are.' "
Old MacDonald Checks His Voice Mail.
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"Do we have your blessing?"
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"I myself don't see much hope for an inter-utensil relationship."
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George Gershwin, Psychiatrist
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Two More Poems from Ted Hughes
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"Yes, I know, Munger. But Wallace Stevens didn't scribble his damned verses on company time."
"Honestly, Debbie, that was a long time ago. I don't 'gotta be me' anymore."
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"Listen, you're no picnic, either."
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"Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose." "That's nice. Three to five years."
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"Take my hams, I want to lose them. Take my slaws, I'll never use them."
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"You can still go over the river and through the woods, but it's cheaper to fly."
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"I wish you bluebirds in the spring."
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"She'll be riding six white horses when she comes. Stop. She'll be riding six white horses when she comes. Stop. She'll be riding six white horses, she'll be riding six white horses, she'll be riding six white horses when she comes. Stop." "That's just like your mother."
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Stairway To Henry
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