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Quotes: Mysterious Past
Bashir: Assuming you're not a spy.
Garak: Assuming.
Bashir: Then maybe you're an outcast.
Garak: Or maybe I'm an outcast spy.
Bashir: How could you be both?
Garak: I never said I was either.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine note 

Don Draper: When asked about your past, give vague, open-ended answers.
[woman enters]
Woman: So, Don... tell me about your family. Any brothers and sisters?
Don Draper: There was a man... with bright... shiny shoes. I saw him dancing... until the accident.
Woman: Oh, how mysterious!

Roger Sterling: So Don, why don't you tell us a little about yourself?
Don Draper: I would, but It'd ruin the first half of my novel.
Mad Men, the actual show this time.

Renault: I've often speculated why you don't return to America. Did you abscond with the church funds? Did you run off with a Senator's wife? I like to think that you killed a man. It's the romantic in me.
Rick: It's a combination of all three.
Renault: And what in Heaven's name brought you to Casablanca?
Rick: My health. I came to Casablanca for the waters.
Renault: The waters? What waters? We're in the desert.
Rick: I was misinformed.

You are being deliberately obscure as a substitute for having a personality.
Bonnie McFarlane, Red Dead Redemption


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