"Don't repeat this."
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Sisyphus' baseball game
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"I've never written anything, but I think I have a good ear for dialogue."
"Who's going to know I read this paragraph three times?"
"Larry couldn't be here today, but representing him is the scene from 'The Shawshank Redemption' that he quotes from every time."
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"That's not my political opinion. That's just stuff I hear on the radio."
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"Those who don't study history are doomed to repeat it. Yet those who do study history are doomed to stand by helplessly while everyone else repeats it."
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". . . yes, sir, folks . . . and furthermore, folks . . . for real quality, folks . . . yes, sir, folks . . ."
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"For God's sake! Let the man have his simple pleasures."
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World's Most Boring Folk Singer"Ninety-nine bottles of beer on the wall, ninety-nine bottles of beer."
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"Those who ignore history are entitled to repeat it."
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EDGAR ALLAN POE RETURNS A CHRISTMAS GIFT.
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"Stop me if you've heard this one before."
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"May I air-quote you?"
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'Gasview Hotel' - 'Dinerview Gas' - 'Motelview Diner' - 'Hiwayview Suites'
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Redundant Beach, California
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"I'd speak more if I heard anything worth repeating."
"It's O.K., it's just the cyclical nature of our business."
"Well, he didn't get that kind of language from me!"
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"Willard! About your mother's biscuits and coleslaw! Shut up about your mother's biscuits! And shut up about your mother's coleslaw!"