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"Are you too old to remember all the advice you tried to give me when I was too young to care?"
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'Always use your head, follow you heart and go with your gut feeling.'
"The best things in life are free, Jeffrey. The second best cost millions of dollars."
"It's a poor craftsman, son, who blames his tools."
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"I wasn't murdered, Hamlet. I just came back to encourage you to go to medical school."
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"Never confuse feelings of self-worth with net worth."
"I don't ever want you taken away, son. Never get into subtraction."
"COUGH! COUGH! Years of data mining have left me with data lung. Don't be like your old man - go into modeling or visualization!"
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"My Dad told me not to make the same mistakes he did. That doesn't leave much left!"
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"Son, if you can't say something nice, say something clever but devastating."
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'...just stick to the dolphins.'
"Try not to fall head over heels in love, son."
"Remember, the best things in life are free ? for the first three months."
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"Always remain honest. Failing that, always remain solvent so you can afford a good lawyer."
Life won't give you lemons, son. In this life, nothing is free."
'...Then you can just throw money at your problems.'
There are also eurodollars, yen, pesos, marks, francs...
"So remember son, if you study hard and keep focused in your job you too can probably not quite reach the same standard of living as your dad."
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'I know one of my shoulders is lower than the other. It's because my father's guiding hand is always on that shoulder.'
'This is America, son. If you work hard enough and appear to be knowledgeable, you too can be a pundit.'
'Remember, son...forewarned is four-armed.'
"...And never take candy from strangers -- They might be spies!"
"Son, let's talk about the evils of debt. Got any money I can borrow?"
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'It's a tough world, son. You inflate. You get kicked around all your life. Then one day - bam! You deflate.'
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