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'If only I could accept that I can't accept being someone who finds it hard to accept acceptance from those who accept me for the person that I can't accept I really am.'
'The problem is I can't tell the difference between a deeply wise, intuitive nudge from the Universe and one of my own bone-headed ideas!'
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The Grand Scheme.
'Nope, there isn't any more to life. Hunt...gather...that's pretty much it.'
"Wherever you go, there you are."
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"Was I supposed to answer? I thought it was a rhetorical text."
"If you don't have anything profound to say, don't say anything at all."
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Dr. Cornel West
Plato The Standup
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"A yin-yin situation"
'Yes, I can tell you the meaning of life, but then I would have to kill you.'
"It's getting much harder for me to distinguish good from evil. All I'm certain about is what's appropriate and what's inappropriate."
"Ever wonder if there's something less?"
Chicken and Egg playing baseball.
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Famous Ant Haikus.
"You misquoted St. Thomas Aquinas, Albert Camus, and me."
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"Well, this must be as big as I'm supposed to get."
"I think we should give day camp a chance, Adrian. Let's not become prisoners of our own dogma."
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A Street in the Philosophy District
"What do you mean 'theoretically'? Everything we do is theoretical."
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Sisyphus Pushes A Giant Bowling Ball
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"This is Stan, He's helping us look beneath the surface of reality to transcendent truths, in order to make a buck."
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"I like the big questions - but I'm more comfortable with money."
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"Russ is the sort of person who never wants to be alone with his thoughts."
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