"Am I doing something wrong? You don't say 'Good dog' to me anymore."
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A medal podium with places for first, second and third is contrasted with a spot at the bar for fourth place.
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An enlightenment seeker heads back from Truth lookign shocked.
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"The Bluebird of Happiness is on his way. We're security."
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How To Get Up and Get Dressed
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Sad Eyes Street Art
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"Old?" she laughed. "I don't think of you as old."
"Happiness is not readily transmittable from bluebirds to humans."
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Box of Tissues
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I Look Really Sad
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"Did you ever have one of those days when you felt you would never be soft and fluffy again?"
"I need to wait until the euphoria wears off before I start dating again."
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"Mother wouldn't want us to feel sad - she'd want us to feel guilty."
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"Miranda is in a lot of pain over the attitude of her cat."
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"The death of a businessperson is especially sad."
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"I thought we agreed you were going to cry on the inside."
"I'm still a work-in-hiding."
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Items from the Fall 2018 Melancholia Catalogue.
"I envy you—laughing all day long, and being paid for it, too!"
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"Who needs a Popsicle to help cheer things along?"
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"That's enough therapy. From here on out, I think I could do a hell of a lot more for both of us as your agent."
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"Woulda, coulda, shoulda. Next!"
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Exec Has His Whole Life At His Desk
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"This past summer, I got deeply depressed about our planet—as if I didn't have enough problems of my own."
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