"I'm looking for something that will keep people away from me on the subway."
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"When you say, 'I love you,' is it just to remind yourself?"
"Thanks for walking a mile in my shoe but it's beginning to hurt now."
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"Judith is someone who needs her sleep."
David Blaine, Age 60
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"Take my hand, my love, and come with me to the cabin, where we can explore each other's naked bodies for ticks."
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"I find it a bit awkward dating again at forty-five."
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"How come we never sleep at my place?"
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"Aren't they killing you?"
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"Well, right now I'm feeling a little uncomfortable."
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"I miss handshakes"
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"It takes years before some people are comfortable enough to say hello."
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"Thanks, but what I really need is some bigger shorts."
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The Princess And The Watermelon
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"Happy hour is beginning to scare the bejeezus out of me."
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"This Fall on NBC: Fish Out of Water"
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"Do you think one of you geniuses could come up with a comfortable bar stool?"
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"Relax, I'm a professional. I went to school for this."
"And yet, as we look at our lives, can't many of us say, 'My cubicle is too small?"
"You're right—they are more comfortable than briefs!"
"To tell you the truth, even when I'm in water I don't feel that comfortable."
"You've had a stone in your shoe for the last twenty years."
"Luther, I feel as if I'm waiting at a bus station."
"Many women are more at ease with a female doctor. That's why I'm wearing the wig."
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"Are you uncomfortable discussing this because I'm a man or because I'm your husband?"
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