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Why Do We Always Want Something Better For Our Children Than What We Had For Ourselves?
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"Don't be a stranger, now that you know the way!"
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"I thought that driving around all day picking kids up and dropping them off, then waiting for them,would be more fulfilling."
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The guy who wanted change, experience, a shoulder to cry on, and a medal, all tied up in a nice,neat package, with whipped cream and a cherry on top.
'We're playing traditional male and female societal roles..'
A subway train waits with people at the tracks.
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"I want to have at least two children - I have too much guilt to give for just one."
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A Birthday Gift from Shakespeare
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'That's one example, but let's move on. I've allocated time for questions at the end of the presentation.'
'I expected the wings, but not the beaks.'
'I should have expected this when I made my desk a destination event.'
"Trust a vortex to appear just as we're sitting down to tea."
Money And Prestige
'If you're happy and you know it clap your hands.'
'My husband discovered fire, so he expects me to cook!'
'Forget that pension plan. We expect the company to belly-up in two to three years.'
'You've got to EXPECT some faults with a guy that was as easy to land as I was.'
'We don't do tricks.. because then they'll begin to expect it.'
'Go out there and carry an olive branch, son, but don't expect too much.'
'They raised the bar.'
'Where do you expect to see yourself in five lifetimes?'
'If at first you don't succeed, expect a lot of criticism.'
"It's been almost 48 hours...why haven't you done anything...?!"
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'Do you know what I like about being sourpuss? I don't have to smile!'
'Ma, it's sprinkling rain! You don't expect me to go to school through all those puddles, do you?'