"Why don't we make it simple this year, and just give everyone the finger?"
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A deadline comes to chew up a worker.
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"You see, Thomas, there's a bully at Daddy's office."
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"Frankly, counselor, I don't care how stressful this is for your client—tell him to get out of that damn yoga position."
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Zen And The Art Of Bankruptcy
"There's the pressure from my public, naturally, as well as the pressure from my publisher, my agent, and all that. But the real pressure comes from that devil inside that makes me different from other men, that makes me a writer. But, of course, you know all about pressure, grinding out those papers at Sarah Lawrence."
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"You're carrying a lot of pretension in your back."
"You're carrying a lot of pretension in your back."
"I bet you're glad you got out of politics to spend more time with your family."
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"It's a simple stress test - I do your blood work, send it to the lab, and never get back to you with the results."
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"Don't sweat it. That's Little League—your dad comes, you choke."
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"All day, every day—'There's a goddam fly in here!' It's so hurtful."
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"I can't find that much hair in a drain and not see stress issues."
"Things are crazy right now. Let me get back to you after the holidays."
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"Oh, by the way, as you were on your way down here your lottery ticket won seventeen million dollars."
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"I don't know. What do you want to do?"
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A Brief History Of The Campaign
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"Why are they always pushing quality on us?"
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"I'm so glad we've had this little talk, Earl!"
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"You're at the top of the list, Mr. Stewart, and you'll be immediately notified the moment there's an available womb for you to crawl back into."
"Sometimes having to have the happy childhood my parents never had is just too much of a responsibility."
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"I think I'm having pre-traumatic stress disorder."
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"Hell: The Airport"
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One Stop Massage and Portrait
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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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