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"Come, join me for a few moments of mindful indolence!"
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"Who wants to hear a funny story about the third quarter?"
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"I love the way it blurs the boundary between inside and out."
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'Sure the grades are bad, but on the bright side I'm achieving consistency in my academic brand.'
'I'm exploring another revenue stream.'
'What would you say if I told you that we weren't cheating, but merely social networking?'
'I am not overweight. I'm gravity enhanced.'
"So, we look to the fourth quarter as a time of healing."
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'The good news is these grades are not good enough for me to get into an expensive college.'
'Don't think of it as being fired, think of it as being repurposed.'
"My fellow Americans, we are one nation, a strong nation, a nation united by the common belief that Congress is garbage."
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"It gets a lot of refracted light."
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''Lying' is such a harsh word, your honor. We prefer to call it 'testimony without borders.''
'He puts a positive spin on everything.'
'Jill's right. 'We offer a challenging work environment' sounds better than 'Welcome to the salt mines.''
"Don't think of it as getting fired, Jenkins. . . think of it as giving you your wings to soar on your own!"
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"You see a haunted house, I see a house with good bones."
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'Don't think of it as war - think of it as the beginning of the peace process.'
"It wasn't a lie, Senator, it was a larger truth."
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'You can tell your grandkids, you rode the most expensive vehicle on Earth!'
'It's not a stable, it's a pop-up hotel'
"So, what you're telling me is: I have unusually high negatives for a third-year husband..."
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"It isn't a romantic candle-lit dinner when you've had the electricity cut off."
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"So I forgot to pay the water bill. At least the faucet stopped dripping."
"Our private sector colleagues aren't keen on any association with 'death' so we'll be referring to patients choosing an 'alternative non-living lifestyle option' in future!"