"Am I doing something wrong? You don't say 'Good dog' to me anymore."
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"Every year around this time, I ask myself, 'Did I make a dent?'"
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"I don't know, Al. On the one hand, there's no doubt that it's a made-work, dead-end job, but, on the other hand, it's also a vice-presidency."
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"Dog...God. God...dog. Cat...tac."
"I wish my identity weren't so wrapped up with who I am."
"I've finally learned not to measure my worth by how many employees I have."
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"I think I'm a pretty average Jennifer—but I think you're a very unusual Scott."
"All day, every day—'There's a goddam fly in here!' It's so hurtful."
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"I hope, Reinhardt, that you're not one of those people whose sense of self-worth is defined by their job."
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"I used to be innocent. Then I was naive. Now I'm just dumb."
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"I am a person of value."
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"If everyone is telling my I'm a collectible, why do I see myself as junk?"
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"He's very self-loathing, but not enough."
Cartesian Chopped Liver
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"We're letting him think there's a big media deathwatch."
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"I'm in way over my head"
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"If you were me, you'd be self-absorbed, too."
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"Yet she never gains an ounce."
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"Talking to your own reflection? Even your imagination is pathetic."
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A fish jumping from a tank that reads "Tropical fish $5.00" into a tank that reads "Tropical fish $20.00"
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"I have unfortunately linked my self-worth to something I'm not very good at."
"With this film, I finally enter the front ranks of American moviegoers."
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"I don't want to be defined by who I am."
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"Hold on. Let me just check my self-worth."