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'What I lack in cognitive flexibility, I make up for in moral flexibility.'
'I don't care if you are the CEO of a large oil company, you can't claim your soul as a business loss.'
'I'll never forget that day as long as I live. I was in court, delivering my final arguments in a pesky little environmental case, and I actually felt my conscience leave my body!'
"When times were good I trickled stuff down."
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'We can follow your moral compass as long as it doesn't interfere with my financial GPS.'
'So, Freddie, the moral of my story is business ethics are nice, but a successful man knows when to flex.'
"Page two, paragraph six: The moral high ground-we're prepared to yield totally on that point."
"Damnit, I knew you weren't ready for the big picture!"
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'It's a great invention, but what if it falls into the wrong hands?'
'Carol, get me one of my attorneys, and one of my accountants, then fire the ethicist.'
"It's my conscience... It's all achy"
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'Welcome to the Business Ethics course. Today we're going to start with the basics.'
'Now you see, that's EXACTLY what we should try to avoid here.'
"I used to think that honesty is the best policy. Now I think that obfuscation is the best policy."
Acts of God and Acts of the Devil
'I won't be able to chair next week's ethics committee meeting. My bail's been revoked.'
"The ethics committee apologizes for running off to Vegas with company funds, and promises to work overtime to make amends."
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"For this meeting on tenure, I propose we dispense with the Golden Rule."
"We both got rich from selling umbrellas when it was raining. My umbrellas just happened to have fallen off the back of a truck."
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"It seems to me it's a little unethical to recommend only ethical companies."
"Just because I refer to us that way doesn't mean I want it advertised."
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"I'm going to hire you because of liability issues. Your ability to lia about issues is off the charts."
"I guess it's ethical. Let me run it through my 'Ethics Check' app."
Law Office of Fine & Fine: Legal and Ethical Lines Blurred Here.