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'Well this is just great!. . . She was my life coach.'
"Let's face it, kid. You're never gonna be a real boy, and I'm never gonna be a made guy."
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"O.K., here I am in the fourth grade, but is that really what I want to be doing with my life?"
Tags:maturity, pressure, pressures, career, careers, career, path, career paths, fourth grade, 4th grade, school, schools, schooling, classroom, classrooms, pupil, pupils, student, students, education system, waste, time wasting, time-wasting, wasting time, ambition, ambitions, life goal, life goals
"Eventually, Howard wants to dump himself in the Atlantic and serve as an artificial reef for fish."
Tags:artificial reef, artificial reefs, fish, fishes, atlantic, last will and testimony, funeral, funerals, mourner, mourners, mourning, reef, reefs, conservationist, marine conservation, marine conservationist, marine conservationists, marine life, sea life, ocean life, funeral service, funeral services, ambition, ambitions, ambitious, life goal, life goals
"I don't want to deal with inheritance stuff. My plan is to just die before everyone else."
'Your grandfather is a cautionary tale, son. He quit school early and pinned all his hopes on an NFL career. But in the end, he was never used in a single game.'
"Someday, son, all this will be mine."
"You should do something brilliant, before it's too late."
Tags:brilliance, brilliant, middle age, middle aged, middle-aged, middle-age, ambition, ambitions, ambitious, goal, goals, life goal, life goals, aspiration, aspirations, ageing, aging, missed opportunity, missed opportunities, lost opportunity, lost opportunities, pep talk, pep talks, motivational speech, motivational speeches, regret, regrets, regretting, regretful
"Out there somewhere,there's a pie with my name on it."
Tags:clown, clowns, pie, pies, bar, bars, pub, pubs, bartender, tending, bartenders, bar talk, pub talk, complain, complaining, drink, drinking, alcoholic beverages, alcohol, drunk, chat, chatting, hope, hopeful, unemployed, unemployment, jobless, no job, lazy, employed, employment, wistful, lament, lamenting, dream, dreams, goal, goals, life goal, life goals
"I could be a saint if I really wanted to."
"But I want a career, a family, and a cracker"
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"He's lying! Just like all men! Oh God, mother was right, I'm never getting married, am I?"
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Carrots on sticks.
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At the Corner of Irate and Insane
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"He said his goal was to make it to 100."
Tags:birthday, birthdays, birthday party, birthday parties, happy birthday, 100th birthday, 100, old, old age, old person, old people, old man, old men, life goal, life goals, bucket list, bucket lists, dead, died, died happy, died content, dying, death, 100 year old, 100 years old, centenarian, goal, goals
"Someday I hope to encounter a defective product that might entitle me to compensation."
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"I aspired to authenticity, but I never got beyond verisimilitude."
Dream of Prosperity #63398: A lap pool in every living room.
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My Goal: The Hamptons
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'My ambition is to be a disruptive pupil.'
"What do you want to be when you give up?"
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"Harry wasn't born great and he hasn't achieved greatness, but he figures there is always the chance that greatness may be thrust upon him?"
"The whole time I served in the US congress, I dreamed of exactly this: being a wealthy lobbyist sitting here with you."
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