Understanding The Other Side, Whether Men, Women, or Mice.
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"How am I supposed to think about consequences before they happen?"
"We're presenting this year's award to the tomato—for the way he has deepened our understanding of world-conflict resolution, for fostering the ideals of peace, friendship, and international brotherhood, and for being delicious."
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"People not from here don't understand. It's not a weapon - it's a way of life."
"I get it!"
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"You just don't get it, do you?"
"Of course, you see everything from a very special perspective."
"Then we have an unspoken agreement?"
"Preparing to Cross the Alps: Hannibal's Address to his Elephants
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Subtitles for the Stupid
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"There's an article in here that explains why you're such an idiot."
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Secrets of Adulthood.
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"Do you really know what you're doing, or do you Google-search know?"
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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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"I think it might help us to understand one another better if you waited on me hand and foot for a while."
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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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The Little Engine That Understood
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"Captain, we're headed straight toward a big gaping hole of needs!"
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Get-Well Cards For Moods
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“How do I feel about being mugged? Well, naturally I didn’t enjoy it and certainly don’t condone violence or threats of violence as a means toward social change. However, I can empathize with my assailant and realize that in his terms his is a valid response to the deteriorating socioeconomic situation in which we find ourselves.”
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"Here you are - Two house martinis, humanely poured!"
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"What part of oil lamp next to double squiggle over ox don't you understand?"
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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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