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"Let's face it. The only play you've ever liked is 'Stop the World - I Want to Get Off.'"
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"Sorry, Wendy, but a simple 'yes' is not good enough. I want a mandate."
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"Showing up is half the losing battle."
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"Life sucks and then you keep living."
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"It's as big a turnout as we could manage, Sire. There's so much cynicism these days."
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Recipes from the Jean-Paul Sartre Cookbook
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"When you get a chance, remember to ask God the meaning of life-it's a riot."
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The Forever Stamp
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"Seth, here, is one of the best young creative compromisers in the business."
"Do you know 'Love Stinks,' by the J. Geils Band?"
"Our curriculum focusses less on rote memorization and more on putzing around."
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Intelligent beings from outer space.
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"The key is for the wannabes to think they have a chance in hell to be."
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In the beginning: Ed thought life was a bowl of cherries...
A Poem about Sand
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'What's the catch?'
Beware of Cynic.
"What do you want to be when you give up?"
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"You're naive. Can't you see that's been digitally altered?"
"And this next one – is this the kind of racism that advances my career or ends it?"
"I realize that each day is a gift. Now it's just a matter of figuring out how to exchange fourteen thousand six hundred of them."
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'It's a bit of a long shot, but it might just work.'
"Lemonade App: $1"
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'Did she marry the prince for love for for money?'
From marriage, straight to the counselor.
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