"Use diplomacy. If that fails, you could try force."
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"No one is making you do anything you don't want. I'm just saying we're all headed for Dodge City and we think you should come along."
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"Simply put, Marcia, I want to be your President."
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"Why don't you come out and join us Tuesday night. We're a group committed to peacefully and nonviolently watching television."
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"In the mental health profession, we try to avoid negative labels, like 'a hundred and fifty bucks an hour- that's crazy!'"
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"What if I told you that we have tickets to 'The Producers."
"Of course, not everybody can face this kind of responsibility."
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"Oh, come on, what's a Martini without an olive?"
"All right! Have it your own way. It was a ball."
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"We get this place renamed the 'men-only prison,' and women will be demanding admission."
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"Could you give me a little push?"
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"Did it ever occur to you that we might be identical twins separated at birth and raised in radically different environments?"
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"It reminds me of the very first ad that ever swayed me into buying something I didn't really want."
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