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"Langsford, will you please stop interjecting quotes from Kahlil Gibran?"
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"Are you familiar with the poetry of John Donne?"
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"I should have been a pair of ragged claws scuttling across the floors of silent seas."
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"No, but you've a stranger name than I do, Gunga Din!"
"I don't understand why the pen is mightier than the sword."
"Alas poor yoghurt - I knew it well..."
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Those who play with cats must expect to be scratched.
"AHH! There's the rub!"
"I was sad because I had no walking stick, until I saw a man who had no spats."
"Yorick, you dolt! Alas, poor Yorick!"
Richard the Pramatist
Abandon Personal Space All Ye Who Enter Here
'Reader, I marinated him.'
"William Blake said you can see the whole world in a grain of sand, but he doesn't always make a lot of sense."
'Is credit that tight?'
"...and at the edge of the universe it says 'Abandon hope, all ye who look beyond here'."
"Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore. . ."
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"This is the most confusing financial report I've ever heard."
"Mum! - T.S. Eliot - 'Humankind cannot bear much reality'."
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'Run Falstaff - but you repeat what you just said, a bit slower this time!'
"Most men live lives of quiet respiration - Dr. Thoreau."
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"The specials today are the Breast of Thyme and the Wurst of Thyme, though I strongly suggest reversing their order."
'Has anyone ever told you, you have the face that could launch a thousand ships?'
"Shakespeare got it wrong. . . to sea or not to sea, that is the question!"
"To beat or not to beat."