Understanding The Other Side, Whether Men, Women, or Mice.
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"People not from here don't understand. It's not a weapon - it's a way of life."
"Then we have an unspoken agreement?"
"Preparing to Cross the Alps: Hannibal's Address to his Elephants
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"By the time I develop a true understanding of sand, I'll probably be forced into some sort of organized sports."
Secrets of Adulthood.
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"You're the only one who sees the real me."
"I wish this bench was in front of something I understood."
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“No, I don’t know what Doctorow is trying to say, I don’t even know what you’re trying to say.”
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Get-Well Cards For Moods
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Swatting The Fly Doesn't Work So The Man Eats It
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"It's a cow thing. You wouldn't understand."
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"I regret that my poor choice of words caused some people to understand what I was saying."
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"What part of oil lamp next to double squiggle over ox don't you understand?"
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"You don't need to understand—just go get a goddam bicycle pump."
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"Someday when you have a kid of your own and you feel the urge to arbitrarily say no just because you can, you'll understand."
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"I understood each and every word you said but not the order in which they appeared."
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Man About To Swat Fly With Live Frog
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"It's you who don't understand me - I've been fifteen, but you have never been forty-eight."
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"I seem to grasp things with my hands and feet but not with my head."
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"Come along, son. We are at but the beginning of a long and arduous journey."
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"Be prepared to encounter cultural references that we're just not going to get."
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"I want to thank all of you for a fair trial and if you're ever up Leavenworth way don't fail to drop in and see me."
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"To return to the original menu say say 'Goddam son of a bitch!'"
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