"Now that I've wiped him out, I kind of miss the little peg-legged b******."
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"The Balkans. This is where I came in."
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"What I'll miss most is his indefatigable optimism."
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"Over the long haul, it's been a long haul."
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Theories Of Everything: 'Everything would be perfect if I had a dirt bike.'
"I'm going to get my old dog, get an old pickup, a double-barrelled shotgun, get my old pink cotton print dress, and get back on Route 66!"
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"The Mercedes handles beautifully, but I miss the rapport I had with my Chevy."
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"I met Leo in San Francisco in 1967. He had flowers in his hair."
"When I was your age, I had to hike ten miles through the ice and snow to a porno store when I wanted to look at dirty pictures."
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"Remember the good old days when all the economy needed was a little fine-tuning?"
" I was never for the eighties."
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"No, we're not getting any younger, but why, pray tell, is that such a revelation to us?"
"I can't help but think that things might have turned out differently if we had never met."
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"Son, everyone went to college in the sixties - there was a war going on."
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"Money used to mean something. Now it's all just for money's sake>"
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"Want to step outside for a reminiscence of when we smoked?"
"Actually, there's kind of a cute story behind that divorce."
"Remember back when the worst thing you could catch around here was athlete's foot."
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"Nothing follows anymore, have you noticed?"
"It's a shame you missed the eighties."
"If I had it to do all over again I wouldn't change much—maybe part my hair on the other side."
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"Remember the good old days, when all we had to worry about was a dollar-sixty-a-pound sirloin?"
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"Everything was better back when everything was worse."
"If you want something done right, you have to live in the past."
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