'It's Always 'Good Dog'—Never 'Great Dog.'
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"Just don't be yourself."
"I'm sorry, I didn't hear what you said. I was listening to my body."
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"What immortal hand or eye could frame thy fearful symmetry?"
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"Am I doing something wrong? You don't say 'Good dog' to me anymore."
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"We do not usually acknowledge unsolicited manuscripts, but we want you to know that we tore yours into tiny pieces. Yours sincerely, The Op-Ed Page."
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"My self-esteem was so low I just followed her around everywhere she would go."
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"Every year around this time, I ask myself, 'Did I make a dent?'"
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Gifts from the House of Low Goals.
"He appears to have lost all of his resilience."
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"You're a very complex carbohydrate."
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"Dog...God. God...dog. Cat...tac."
"Yes, it makes you look taller."
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"I wish my identity weren't so wrapped up with who I am."
"It's no disgrace - somebody has to be plain vanilla."
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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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"I've finally learned not to measure my worth by how many employees I have."
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"Why should I settle for good self-esteem when, with the right medication, I could have great self-esteem."
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"I love your body - where did you get it?"
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