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"Oh, Christ—it's your mother."
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"She was an excellent model, but her mother simply couldn't learn to trust me."
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"Mom usually chews it up for us."
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"So, when he says, 'What a good boy am I,' Jack is really reinforcing his self-esteem."
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"Listen, Mom, I'm not your little girl anymore."
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"Do you want to talk about it?"
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"I don't have the heart to tell him what's going on with today's art market."
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"First, milk and cookies, Excellency, then a nap, and then OFF WITH THEIR HEADS!"
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'My children have never been mollycoddled. A couple of them have been coddled, but not mollycoddled.'