"Most of all, he'll be remembered for his irrepressible spirit."
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"What I'll miss most is his indefatigable optimism."
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"Remember how I said I was happiest when we had nothing?"
"This is a minor setback. The hunter-gatherer economy is still good."
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"Hey, you guys, don't you remember? The big word here is 'compromise.' "
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"On the other hand, it's great to be out of Washington!"
"Enough medical mumbo jumbo, just give it to me straight, Doc-will I ever be able to play piano again?"
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"I'd like to announce my candidacy for President of the United States."
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Realists and Idealist Numbers
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In Deep Denial
Floor Plan of Studio Apartment 8-B.
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"We find the defendant guilty on all charges, Your Honor. On the positive side, we really liked his openness and energy."
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"Look on the dark side."
The Pessimist, the Optimist and Uncle Stan.
Lifetime Achievement Awards
"Wake up, Tom. You're having the American dream again."
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"Cursed To Live In HowdyTown."
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"Think of all that interest piling up at six per cent per annum from day of deposit."
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"He's dead- but that's normal for his age."
Tragedy and Material
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"We're hoping for an uptick."
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"Frankly, when I took out the loan I sincerely believed we'd all be blown to hell before it came due."
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Groucho Glasses Eye Test
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"There are worse places to get shipwrecked."
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