"Of course your daddy loves you. He's on Prozac - he loves everybody."
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"My self-esteem was so low I just followed her around everywhere she would go."
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Gifts from the House of Low Goals.
"He's my enabler."
"It's no disgrace - somebody has to be plain vanilla."
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"You look less like your idea of yourself than you think."
"She's gotten really arrogant now that she has a stalker."
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What's Their Secret?
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"If only legginess were based on circumference."
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"It's very me, but I hate myself."
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"I'm just a passport photo of my former self."
"And do you feel that you are a pretender?"
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"Trust me, Brad, those comedy sound effects aren't a reflection of how this is going."
"Tell the truth, Ezra. Does it look like he's being a more effective parent than me?"
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"My pets found out they were adopted."
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"I'm tired of being chained to myself twenty-four hours a day."
"So, be a flamingo!"
I Wish I Were a Better Speck of Dust
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"Wow! From down here your nostrils look huge!"
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"I did my job, I grabbed my pile, and yet no voice at eventide has cried 'Well done!'"
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"When you enthusiastically declare Pam's layered jello salad is 'better than sex,' I fear some may see it as a commentary on me, and not the layered jello salad."
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"Everybody's just a teensy bit in love with me. How about yourself?"
"I feel so inadequate! What do I know about saving the world?"
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"Woulda, coulda, shoulda. Next!"
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"I used to hate my body. Now, instead, I hate the forces that conspire to make me hate my body."
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