"...and keep me a normal, healthy, American girl."
"I feel tremendous pressure to frolic."
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"And if you sign up for our Gold Star membership level we stop pestering you to sign up."
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"What'll it be, Tyler - your lunch money or heaps of verbal abuse?"
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"There's the pressure from my public, naturally, as well as the pressure from my publisher, my agent, and all that. But the real pressure comes from that devil inside that makes me different from other men, that makes me a writer. But, of course, you know all about pressure, grinding out those papers at Sarah Lawrence."
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"Every year, the zebras get faster and faster."
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"Meet your sales numbers this month, Feldman, and you can have your head back."
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"There's so much pressure to like monkeys."
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"Timothy, success is nothing to fear."
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"There's no need for alarm—the staff will be reduced, but only by attrition."
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"There's no charge for wandering around in the woods, but a three-dollar contribution is suggested."
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"I don't like large groups. I can never remember what our plural is."
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"Thank goodness you're here - I can't accomplish anything unless I have a deadline."
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"Now over to the weather desk for a detailed report."
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"Don't sweat it. That's Little League—your dad comes, you choke."
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"Do you think we can forgo the chess clock tonight?"
"No pressure, but I do have another couple who are very interested."
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"We'll never be able to keep up with the neighbors, but what if something bad were to happen to the neighbors?"
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"Two months in France and Spain gave me the courage to smoke again."
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"Why are they always pushing quality on us?"
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"If I didn't know before I sure as hell know who Manolo Blahnik is now."
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"Sometimes having to have the happy childhood my parents never had is just too much of a responsibility."
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"Now, if you'll just sign right here, Mr. Hark, you'll make the biggest mistake of your life!"
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"You're heading up our flagship company, Beavis, and, should anything happen, you'll be expected to go down with it."
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