"If I don't think it's going to work, will it still work?"
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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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"Half Empty. Half Empty. Half Empty-"
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"You can wrap it up in a pretty package, but it's still life."
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"Remember, education pays, unless you end up an adjunct - like me."
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"Did you ever have one of those days when you felt you would never be soft and fluffy again?"
"If, indeed, there is a reason for all this, than that's so much worse."
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"Look on the dark side."
"Screw it. I'm endangered anyways."
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Greetings From Downer Beach.
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"Showing up is half the losing battle."
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The Wheel of Life
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"Cursed To Live In HowdyTown."
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"Here's to even lower expectations in the New Year."
"I got another callback. My agent says it's between me and the guy who's going to get it."
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"Don't be so defeatist!"
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"David believes in multiple universes—all of them lousy."
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"This is where I get most of my negative thinking done."
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"Wernock, here, sees your suit as half empty, but I see it as half full."
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"Making a difference doesn't make a difference."
"I wouldn't say anything, Elliot, but your mood is affecting everyone in the office."
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"Actually, I'd written off the nineties before my conviction."
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"He's lying! Just like all men! Oh God, mother was right, I'm never getting married, am I?"
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