"It's always 'Sit,' 'Stay,' 'Heel'—never 'Think,' 'Innovate,' 'Be yourself.' "
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"I've been wondering if there isn't some way we could capitalize on the cat craze."
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"O.K., on my signal we're going to shift from pre-millennial to post-millennial thinking."
"Any intellectual property yet, honey?"
"Get dressed and sculpt something already."
"Funny. I never thought of you as having legs."
"Where's the ball? Where's the ball?"
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"Remember, you weren't hired to think-you were hired because you have opposable thumbs."
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"Perhaps we're overthinking the situation."
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"Then we have an unspoken agreement?"
"I'll keep thinking inside the box as long as they let me smoke in the box."
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Last Real Tough-Minded Thinking for 200 Miles
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The Three Graces
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"Personally, I'm a doer."
Dog waiting in a car for his owner to return from the pharmacy
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Woman on Subway's Thoughts
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"I think, therefore I am...hungry?"
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"Monkey see, monkey overanalyze."
"I think therefore I am." "Bow Wow, Bow Wow, Bow Wow."
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"Wait, people! Let's not rush into a bad deal."
"Can that be right?"
A pet fish in a fishbowl thinks about keeping his owner in a fishbowl.
"Perhaps we could ﬁnd a way to redeﬁne 'proﬁt.'"
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The Letter E
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