"I think it is most admirable," said Alice, "that you gave up a thriving law practice to be with this lovely child."
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"It's come to my attention, Wycliff, that you're actually planning a life outside the office."
"It's New York. It wants you back."
"On the other hand, my weekends are seven days long."
"I suppose one could say that stress is an inescapable part of the human condition."
"I'm learning to let go and have fun."
"Damn it, Franklin - when will you learn to delegate."
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"Call me bloodthirsty, but I chose career over family."
"Tell us again how you took five thousand head out to Kansas City and made it back in time to pick up the kids from gymnastics."
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"I hope, Reinhardt, that you're not one of those people whose sense of self-worth is defined by their job."
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"O.K., now—on three, I'm going to toss a second job in there!"
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A Transformer for grownups
"I've spent so much time with my family that I've started to lose sight of what really matters."
"Honey, I'm home."
"You're on vacation. Stop trying to type things."
"Just because it doesn't feel like summer to you. . ."
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"Of course you're busy. We're all busy."
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"Sir, I'm leaving my high-paying job in the manufacturing industry for a low-paying job in a service industry, because that's what's happening."
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"I don't know where you find the time to arrange all the books so nicely on shelves."
Forms I cannot deal with / Forms I will not deal with
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"Conrad is so much happier now that he's put everything in storage."
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"Can you juggle a household, three kids, and a career?"
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"I'm a stay-at-work dad."
"I'm binge working tonight."