"But that's what being an artist is—feeling crummy before everyone else feels crummy."
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"Wait a minute. We're lemurs! Lemurs!"
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"I thought tonight we're gonna party like it's 1969."
"Sometimes it's easier if you break the work up into little chunks."
"Who ordered the megatelli?"
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"According to this, we're not even in Mrs. Feldman anymore."
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"No, this isn't a book signing."
"You're the only one who sees the real me."
"How small will he get?"
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"A writer? Fantastic! I wish I had time to write."
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"Mate with you? I was just going to use you as a Q-tip."
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"We've thought and thought, but we're at a loss about what to call ourselves. Any ideas?"
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The Tooth Ferret
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"Matthew, did we agree to adopt a whale?"
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"You know what just might work in Bosnia? Tear gas."
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"I want you to meet What's-His-Name, the much-misunderstood writer."
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"He didn't do anything, Gregory. This is a zoo"
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"You don't get it, Daddy, because they're not targeting you."
"No one understands me."
Stairway To Henry
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"It's Meals-on-Wheels, Mrs. Hokenstadt."
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"I'm sorry- when you said 'bad' cop, I assumed you meant incompetent."
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"Here. We promised you a big lab."
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