"I'm sorry, I didn't hear what you said. I was listening to my body."
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"Am I doing something wrong? You don't say 'Good dog' to me anymore."
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"He appears to have lost all of his resilience."
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"I love the new me, Virginia."
"Yes, it makes you look taller."
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"I wish my identity weren't so wrapped up with who I am."
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"This gives my confidence a real boost."
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"You look less like your idea of yourself than you think."
"Just because I have thick skin doesn't mean I'm not sensitive."
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"Why is it that the person using the seat belt before me is always thinner than I am?"
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"I am, of course, quite fit, or, if you prefer, quite extraordinarily fit, but I wouldn't say I was 'perfectly fit.'"
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"She's gotten really arrogant now that she has a stalker."
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"Let me interrupt your expertise with my confidence."
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"It seems some days like I make a little progress, then other days it seems like I'm not getting anywhere at all."
"But, remember, you're responsible for your own happiness."
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"I think I'm a pretty average Jennifer—but I think you're a very unusual Scott."
"I called for you creative people because I feel it's time to begin my autobiography."
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"All day, every day—'There's a goddam fly in here!' It's so hurtful."
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Valentines for Oneself.
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"That couple behind me seem happy enough. Laughing, bantering. Probably holding hands. Not a care in the world. I hate them. The waitress is cute. No eye contact however. And the coffee is cold. She hates me."
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"So, when he says, 'What a good boy am I,' Jack is really reinforcing his self-esteem."
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"Large...but not larger than life."
"Whatever doesn't kill me makes me gain weight."
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"Trust me, Brad, those comedy sound effects aren't a reflection of how this is going."