"Actually, Lou, I think it was more than just my being in the right place at the right time. I think it was my being the right race, the right religion, the right sex, the right socioeconomic group, having the right accent, the right clothes, going to the right schools..."
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Proud parent of a partner at Barnow, Littman, McKenna & Huyck.
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"Iron Man—why didn't I think of that?"
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"It would be a great honor for me to be counted as one of your successes."
"Timothy, success is nothing to fear."
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"You realize, of course, it's not what you are that counts. It's who you know. Who do you know?
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"I know by outward standard I'm successful, but a voice inside my head keeps saying, 'Where's your private plane?"
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"I just hope I can do half as well with my future as you did with yours."
"I think this one's in the bag."
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"If you didn't want to feel inferior to your classmates, you shouldn't have gone to such a good school."
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"Oh, just great, Dick. How are things going with you?"
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"Me, too—but it's a good tired."
"Springtime in New York. Ah, to be young, in love, and probably making two hundred and seventy-five thousand a year."
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"A lacklustre style got me where I am, and a lacklustre style is going to keep me here."
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"I'm a wunderkind slash flop."
"You're never going to be happy if your only definition of success is Heaven."
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"Have you tried visualizing owning a goose that lays golden eggs?"
"He works and plays well with others."
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"Pumpkin spice has been very good to me."
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"My high-school reunion went very well, thank you."
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"You're obviously under consideration for something."
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"Behold, the ten commandments of highly successful people!"
Still a Disappointment to his Mother
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"I want to be so successful that it ruins my life."
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"They say that every dog has its day, and this apparently is mine."
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