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You see? They toast me. I've become patron saint of the socially inept. (Act One, Scene 3)

Men like that--they should be scratching at my door, begging to learn my secrets! For I, Rene Gallimard, you see, I have known, and been loved by ... the Perfect Woman. (Act One, Scene 3)

In real life, women who put their total worth at less than sixty-six cents are quite hard to find. (Act One, Scene 5)

My father was an ambassador to Australia. I grew up among criminals and kangaroos. (Act One, Scene 5)

Convincing? As a Japanese woman? The Japanese used hundreds of our people for medical experiments during the war, you know. But I gather such an irony is lost on you. (Act One, Scene 6)

It's one of your favorite fantasies, isn't it? The submissive Oriental woman and the cruel white man. (Act One, Scene 6)

Art for the masses' is a shitty excuse to keep artists poor. (Act One, Scene 8)

It is the Oriental in her at war with her Western education. (Act One, Scene 10)

Monsieur Gallimard, I'm... (Act One, Scene 10)

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