"Thanks, Pop, but today's kids don't want money, they want leadership."
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"Me? I'm just here for the babes."
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"It's been weeks since you brought me exculpatory lilies."
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A man walks on a treadmill on hot coals.
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"It's the only way I can get myself out of bed in the morning."
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"Wouldn't you want it to end sooner if you knew we were planning a fantastic après-war party?"
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"You should see the size of the shark the Chinese are using."
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"I'm tired of having to apologize for the condition of the house."
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"Henceforth, we steal from the rich and provide incentives to help the poor steal for themselves."
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"Let's go, boys - those Christians aren't going to devour themselves."
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"Sometimes it's best just to brick them up into their cubicles."
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"Instead of just sitting around, why don't you kids go out and co-opt some black culture?"
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"How far is two pounds from here?"
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"Yes, Jimmy, this is how you'll look if you keep working out with your rubber strap!"
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"Someone, call the office and see if we can get a fresh carrot."
"The fact that you've rolled up your sleeves since our last talk has been noted, Parminger. However, there's still something I'd like to discuss with you."
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"This fish has forced me to confront all the things I did wrong with my last fish."
"I'm going to go home, turn on a kung-fu movie, and get my life in order."
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"Am I sensing defeatism?"
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Do it now!
"To be clear, I said I want your 'A' game, not your 'Eh?' game."
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"That's hardly necessary!"
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"Our planet has run out of cocaine."
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"They're in charge because God gave them more can openers."
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"Be the ball. Be the pins. Be the lane. Be the shoes."
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