"The Balkans. This is where I came in."
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A knight wearing a full suit of armor with a doorknocker attached to his chest.
"Put simply, the mission is to discover a potential enemy who could justify our three-hundred-billion-dollar defense budget."
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"It was a time when men regularly performed great feats of valor but were rarely in touch with their feelings."
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"I'm trying to forget a 401k."
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"This next song goes out to anyone who's ever been in love with the idea of invading Iran."
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"Who told the press we were having a bad hair day?"
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"I'm having trouble getting everyone lined up."
"You don't bring a fife to a gunfight."
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"By the time we got there, all we wanted to do was raid their kitchen."
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"He said we can just ignore the sign."
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"How do you stay so calm about the stock market?"
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"I'll have a mead spritzer."
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"I'm beginning to feel really good about myself again."
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"No flag pin!"
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Modern William Tell Uses An Air-Strike To Hit Apple
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"Where my travel expenses come from is none of your business!"
"Everything, I take it, will be al dente."
"Don't act Pentagonial with me!"
"General Torrentine is for when we want something a bit more spontaneous than a measured response."
"Pinpoint havoc, gentlemen, accuracy of mayhem. And yet our dress blues remain crisp and sharp, our hands soft and pink."
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"No, you dismantle your nuclear arsenal first."
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"When your only tool is a trebuchet, every problem looks like a siege."
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General U.S. Grant Displays Rare Emotion At Appomattox.
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"This looked cooler in the commercials."
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