"Are we there yet?"
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Zen And The Art Of Bankruptcy
"I can't find any serenity in contemplation because I keep thinking of this one girl."
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"I hope you like sports metaphors."
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"That's Irv. Took a yoga class, emptied his mind, and never refilled it."
"My Zen garden has been a total nightmare."
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"You'd think they'd be more zen about bling."
"My mind is especially empty today."
"At least with math and physics you sometimes find the answer."
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A monk watches TV in his zen garden.
"Exactly what is this 'nothing' I've been hearing so much about?"
How To Be In the Moment
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"You can't handle the meaning of life!"
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"Have you head about the tree falling in the forest, but no one hears it, because some guy's wife won't stop talking?"
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Zen and the Art of Interest Rate Adjustment
"O.K., fellas - calm down. Does it really matter which is better, yoga or Pilates?"
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"I'm skipping 'Happy Hour,' Carl—it's Friday night—zen tennis clinic at the shul."
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"Nothing happens next. This is it."
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"You can tell us the sound of one hand clapping here, or you can tell us downtown."
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Zen Litter Box
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Official Fight Cards
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"When I ask you what you're thinking about and you say 'Nothing', is that 'nothing' as in the Infinite Void, the emptiness of Zen, the nothingness of Sartre and Lacan, ex nihilo nihil fit, or what?"
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A Buddhist monk dreams of chairs
"I practice Corporate Zen. It's like regular Zen, but a teensy more cutthroat."