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Caution: Wet Paint
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"All I'm saying is that if God created man in his own image he was a bit of a cloner himself."
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"This is an opportunity to simplify your life - don't blow it."
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"Look, you've got to accept some curtailment of your freedom in exchange for increased security."
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"A vow of poverty and sponsorship aren't necessarily exclusive."
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"When a wine rates over ninety, this is not alcoholism."
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"Watching people argue about the world situation night after night makes me feel like I'm doing something about it."
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"I don't know, Henry. After all, 'Time,''Life,''Newsweek,' and the 'Post' don't seem to think pot's bad."
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"We're not that well organized, but we know where everybody is."
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"Where's my homework? Haven't you heard? Print is dead."
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"Sorry—I live in a parallel universe."
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"I don't know anything about the bell curve, but I say heredity is everything."
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"With the cost of heating oil at an all-time high, perhaps you now regret exchanging those sensible Christmas sweaters for the fleeting amusement of toys."
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"Remember how I said my dog ate it and you said that was no excuse?"
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The Trump Holy Bible
"John Stuart Mill taught that the happiness of the individual is paramount. He didn't name names, but I suspect that you and I are the sort of individual he had in mind."
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"So who's the boring old prophet of doom now?"
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'....I read somewhere that consuming raw flesh could be bad for your health. And given our current state of decomposition, this may not be such a good idea.'
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"I suppose one could say that stress is an inescapable part of the human condition."
"Well, excuse me for providing a sweatshop in a city that demands attractive—and affordable—pashminas!"
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"Well, just look at you - that's why I'm king."
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"It was Socrates, wasn't it, who said, 'The unexamined life is not worth living'?"
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"Just give me your wallet. Trust me, you do not want to deal with my misplaced sense of entitlement."
"But otherwise I'll bet they lead very dull lives."
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