"Look, a shooting star- let's critique it!"
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"What I'll miss most is his indefatigable optimism."
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"You tested positive for being negative."
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"Blood pressure is fine. Now let me just check your pessimism for the 'Times.' "
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"Young people frequently feel elated, son. This is perfectly healthy as long as they keep in mind that there isn't any valid reason for it."
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"Oh, can't complain, but I do."
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"Half Empty. Half Empty. Half Empty-"
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"I'm starting to wonder if my story is ever going to be uplifting."
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"Remember, education pays, unless you end up an adjunct - like me."
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Realists and Idealist Numbers
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"If, indeed, there is a reason for all this, than that's so much worse."
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The Pessimist, the Optimist and Uncle Stan.
"Look on the dark side."
"Screw it. I'm endangered anyways."
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Greetings From Downer Beach.
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"Cursed To Live In HowdyTown."
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"Give up on things getting better ye who enter here."
Forlornaments: Tools to drain individual and team spirit
"Here's to even lower expectations in the New Year."
"Donald is such a fatalist - he's convinced he's going to grow old and die."
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"I got another callback. My agent says it's between me and the guy who's going to get it."
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"No, I don't think I have a book in me. I think I have a chicken in me."
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"David believes in multiple universes—all of them lousy."
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"Doing something never solves anything."