"Up gets you nowhere."
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"This is really putting a crimp in my plan to live in the woods and survive off nothing but berries and grubs."
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Nasdaq, Meshach and Abednego
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"Survival of the fittest, pal - in the end, it's best for all concerned."
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"It's a medical miracle that you made it through that last medical miracle."
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"Donald is an appendicitis survivor, too."
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"But I'm accustomed to captivity. I wouldn't survive a day in the wild."
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"So far, I've been a survivor, but, of course, I used to think I would be a prevailer."
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"Oh, I beg your pardon! I thought you were extinct."
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"F.Y.I., sweetie, bears are attracted to drama."
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Desert Island Delivery
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"Will you quit listening to your ten all-time favorite albums and help me find some food!"
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"Why isn't it O.K. for us to have different mirages?"
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Survived the Holidays
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"Limited nuclear war, sir, is where people like you and me survive."
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"You gotta hand it to Mario - he's a survivor."
"…is pleased to announce a complete and devastating victory over the enemy. This is a recorded message. The Government is pleased...."
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"If we take a late retirement and an early death, we'll just squeak by."
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