"I don't think you're getting enough stress."
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"It's Eden. You don't have to keep checking for ticks."
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"O.K., I'm sitting. What is it?"
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"No, no, that's not a sin, either. My goodness, you must have worried yourself to death."
"You know, doctor, right now I'd really prefer if your sense of humor were a tad less self-deprecating."
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"Not to worry—I'm going to put our best-looking people on the job."
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"You're why I have the moat, Mother."
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"Blood pressure is fine. Now let me just check your pessimism for the 'Times.' "
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"If I knew what our 401k was doing maybe I could sleep."
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"Protect your family, protect your yard, and stop obsessing about port security."
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"What riles me is that he got a genius grant and I didn't."
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"Wait a minute - I know there's something we've forgotten to worry about."
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"And would you be performing the actual surgery?"
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No Worries - Next 1/8 Mile
"Isn't that other plane awfully close?"
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"These are the Fortneys. The Fortneys are young worrieds."
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"Would it be considered racially insensitive for me to ask what would be considered racially insensitive?"
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"You'd tell me if I was genetically modified?"
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"When I can't sleep, I find that it sometimes helps to get up and jot down my anxieties."
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John W. Wilson 1949-2009 - Forgot to ask his doctor everything he wanted to ask him.
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"Qué pasa, Lyle? You've been absent from the charts for a while."
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In hindsight, I suppose, the number of medical school diplomas on the walls should have been a red flag.
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"At first, I thought it was gunfire."
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"By your powers combined, I am going outside."
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