"Super! Now, once you've rebuilt civilization I can do the investment banking."
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"I'm an optimist. I have every confidence that global warming will be nullified by nuclear winter."
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"So far, the collapse of civilization hasn't particularly affected my life style."
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"It's soon to be listed in the National Register of Historic Military Holes in the Ground."
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"Ordinarily, I lean toward a land-based-MX system. But when I have a few drinks I lean toward those little submarines."
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"Limited nuclear war, sir, is where people like you and me survive."
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"State of the art, sir―no matter where it hits, it destroys the entire world."
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"Looks like the end of civilization as they know it."
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"...And supposing you do repress it, Leonardo? Somebody else is certain to come across it again in a few years."
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"Uh, I think you'd better turn on the car radio, Martha...."
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"I'm from the future."
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"…is pleased to announce a complete and devastating victory over the enemy. This is a recorded message. The Government is pleased...."
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"Tell me you didn't just pronounce it 'nucular'."
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"Do you smell something burning?"
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