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'I wish I had learned more trivia.'
"A terminal illness? That's seen as a weakness in my business."
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"Frankly, I'm surprised you've lasted this long."
"I'll be blunt. You don't have much time. In three days I'm turning this over to a collection agency."
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'It may already be too late.'
"This will buy you four months.
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"Our religious friends are praying, our atheist friends are sending good thoughts, and our lawyer friends are figuring out who to sue."
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"But all joking aside,about two or three months."
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"I'd have been here sooner if it hadn't been for early detection."
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"Well, I have bad news for you, too."
'Death doesn't frighten me, but the night nurse does...'
"Well, how long do you want to live?"
"You have natural causes.''
'Have you considered making your will?'
"I contributed a lot to charity when I thought I was going to die."
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'I suggest you celebrate your birthday as soon as possible!'
"You're sicker than I think."
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'It doesn't look good, Bob!'
"I'm sorry we're unable to save you, but we can still save your credit rating."
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He's still in denial.
'The bad news is you have only 4 minutes and 40 seconds to live. The good news is that's in 4th quarter football time.'
"I don't like his color."
Ted had watched far to much TV: "Give it to me straight doc, is this my season finale?"
'Just in case I want you to shorten your bucket list down to just one thing you can do in this room.'
'Let's see now, say, do you mind if I keep your x-ray for a book I'm writing on fatal diseases?'