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"Still, I think we can all take some pride in being one of the signature bankruptcies of our time."
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'I wasn't really stretching myself.'
We are here!
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Suddenly the three men realized they had achieved their childhood dreams.
'I find that if you want to reach your goal sooner, double your failure rate.'
"I feel like I got a lot accomplished today."
"It was just that one time that you won the Nobel Prize, wasn't it, dear?"
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'My teacher says I'm an underachiever, but I think she's an overexpecter.'
'Unfortunately, we were a little off-target again this quarter.'
'How to Make Total and Humiliating Failure Work for YOU!'
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"I used to think I was content, but then I realized I was just an underachiever."
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"Actually, Jim, my lawyer won't let me give advice to young people starting out."
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'She must have spent a fortune on achieving that unspoilt, natural look!'
'I've already been recruited by one of the top fast-food chains in the country!'
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"Well, to me, it sounds like a classic case of 'Tall Poppy Syndrome'..."
'This one is for 'don't ask, don't tell', and this new one is for asking and telling.'
'I brought in a big order and my boss gave me a feather for my cap.'
'I'm especially proud of this because I was able to successfully sue for it.'
'I was so excited when I first learned how to ride a bike I Googled my name to see if anybody tweeted about it!'
Jenkins would often shout it from the rooftops - he was so proud of his work in IT.
'Mischief? Mayhem? General shenanigans? It's never too early to consider one's legacy.'
"What are you trying to achieve?"
'I was hoping to have something to show for all these years.'
'It's not easy being an underachiever... if it weren't for bonuses, I don't know how I'd make it.'