"Till now I always thought of the gravy train as a good thing."
Hour of rising vs worm acquisition.
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"If you can't beat 'em, join 'em."
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"All work and no play makes you a valued employee."
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"We did find a creative bone in your body, but it was very untalented."
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"A razor-sharp, six-hundred-pound penny for your thoughts, Mr. Bond."
"Thanks for walking a mile in my shoe but it's beginning to hurt now."
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"I may be a big frog in a small pond, but I'm still a damn big frog."
"I know what you're thinking, but let me offer a competing narrative."
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Too Many Lawyers Spoil the Broth
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"Good news. The test results show it's a metaphor."
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"Well, it's official. Any chance for candle-in-the-wind notoriety has pretty much passed us by."
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"It's a poor craftsman, son, who blames his tools."
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Life is a bitch and then you die.
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"Looks like someone's eyes are bigger than his liver."
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"Maybe we should reschedule. It's bark-to-bark up here and Waze says it's forty minutes to the lazy river."
"It's the dawn of history, and there are no cliches as yet. I'll drink to that!"
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A man jumps from the frying pan into the fire.
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Big Fish Eat Little Fish
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"You're cute, too."
"I'm not worrying. I've got most of my money in handbaskets."
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"The check is in the cloud."
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"Supposedly he's some kind of a person in his own right."
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"Oh, it's the best thing since small-batch, artisanal, unsliced bread."
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