"I think the economy's turning around. That guy looked as if he were about to give me something."
The Tragedy of Prosperity
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"You realize, of course, it's not what you are that counts. It's who you know. Who do you know?
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"I just hope I can do half as well with my future as you did with yours."
"Pumpkin spice has been very good to me."
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"What is the American dream, and does it differ in many respects from the Connecticut dream?"
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"Please stand by for a series of tones. The first indicates the official end of the recession, the second indicates prosperity, and the third the return of the recession."
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"For Feng Shui I'd like to move your liver above your lungs.''
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"I've found that the times one is happiest, one is frequently oblivious to the fact of that happiness."
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"The prince married the princess, the kingdom got most-favored-nation status, and they lived happily ever after."
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Dream of Prosperity #63398: A lap pool in every living room.
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