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"It's not enough that I succeed. My friends must also be drawn and quartered."
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"I'm doing a think piece on me."
Tags:think piece, think pieces, journalist, journalists, journalism, couple, couples, accomplishment, accomplishments, achievement, achievements, modern life, modern lives, modern times, online journalism, clickbait, click bait, listicle, listicles, fame, 15 minutes of fame, fifteen minutes, 15 minutes, self-interest, self-interested, autobiography, autobiographies, autobiographical
"Peace on Earth, good will toward crows."
Tags:selfish, self-interest, self-interested, prayer, prayers, pray, prays, praying, peace on earth, world peace, nature, animal, animals, selfishness, bug, bugs, turtle, turtles, chipmunk, chipmunks, frog, frogs, crow, crows, god, ego, egotist, egotists, egotistical, species, preference, preferences, self-involved
"All right, switch to Plan B - rob from the poor and make ourselves rich."
Tags:robin hood, rob, robs, robber, robbers, robbing, rich, riches, enrich, enriches, enriching yourself, self-interest, self-interested, selfish, selfishness, plan b, change up, changes up, changing up, plan, plans, best laid plans, good intentions, rethink, rethinks, rethinking, difficult, difficulty, merry men, risk, risks, risky, play it safe, plays it safe, playing it safe
"There is no justice in the world."
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"Tell your grandfather how much you like his present and ask him if he still has the receipt."
Tags:return, returns, gift, gifts, present, presents, christmas, x-mas, xmas, unwanted, unwanted gift, unwanted gifts, receipt, receipts, returns department, returns departments, self-interest, self-interested, phone, phones, cellphone, cellphones, cell phone, cell phones, mobile, mobiles, smartphone, smartphones, smart phone, smart phones, exchange, exchanges, exchanging, birthday, birthdays, thankful, grateful, inappropriate, ask permission, asking permission, limited screen time, limiting screen time
"I wish I had done more pro bono work. I need the tax write offs."
Tags:lawyer, lawyers, counselor, counselors, counsellors, counsellors, attorney, attorneys, solicitor, solicitors, barrister, barristers, legal counsel, tax, taxes, filing taxes, tax write-off, tax write-offs, tax write off, tax write offs, money, greed, greedy, pro bono, community service, self-serving, self-interest, self-centred, self-centered
"What this company needs is a big infusion of money...this of course is for my own personal use."
Tags:selfish, penny pinching, penny pincher, frugal, cash, money, saving money, spending money, investing, investment, invest, corporate, corporation, corporate america, cheapskate, cheap, scrooge, tight pockets, self-absorbed, self-serving, self-involved, self-centered, self-centred, kickback, kickbacks, embezzle, embezzles, embezzling, corporate kickback, corporate kickbacks, steal, steals, stealing, self-interest, self-interested
Why Oil Spills Are Good:
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Watch out for number one.
Tags:knit, knits, knitting, knitter, grandmother, grandmothers, crochet, crochets, crocheting, sign, signs, homemade, homemaker, homemakers, homemaking, motto, mottos, life motto, life mottos, self-interested, self-interest, selfish, selfishness, selfish lifestyle, selfish lifestyles, look out for number one, grandmother, grandmothers, grandma, grandmas
"No, you're not too late. Cathy's just beginning to put calcium into perspective."
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"I don't like six per-cent unemployment, either. But I can live with it."
Tags:rich person, rich people, the one percent, the 1 percent, wealth divide, wealth gap, employment figures, unemployment figures, unemployment, employment, upper class, upper classes, employment rates, self interest, self interested, self-interest, self-interested, male pale stale, business man, business men, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists
"My child's school is having an auction, so can your entire life come to a halt?"
Tags:school, schools, auction, auctions, fundraiser, fundraisers, fundraising, unrealistic, expectation, expectations, self-interest, self-interested, selfish, parent, parents, modern parent, modern parents, parenting, annoyance, annoyances, annoying, nuisance, nuisances, co-worker, co-workers, colleague, colleagues, entitled, entitlement complex, imposition, impositions, impose, imposing
"I'm even better off than I was four years ago."
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"Why is the invisible hand of the marketplace always in my pocket?"
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"I'll be honest, Raymond. I don't give a crap about the wetlands."
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"I can only discuss salary and benefits. You'll have to analyze the babe situation yourself."
Tags:babe, babes, sexist, sexists, sexism, misogynist, misogynists, misogyny, workplace, workplaces, male-dominated, man, men, glass ceiling, glass ceilings, bro, bros, dudebro, dudebros, job interview, job interviews, salary, salaries, benefits, job qualification, job qualifications, attraction, self-interest, self-interested, hiring officer, hiring officers, feminist, feminists, feminism, corporate culture
Government cheese and crackers.
"If you two are through with your braised sirloin tips, I'll just go ahead and clear the table."
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"I've always had this vague curiosity about me."
Fight Crime - Give Generously
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"Have you thought about a boob job?"
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"Afterward, there will be a short Q. and A. that will be just long enough for one person to take up too much of it."
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"John Stuart Mill taught that the happiness of the individual is paramount. He didn't name names, but I suspect that you and I are the sort of individual he had in mind."
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Time in the airport is all measured against the time in New York City.