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"If you're not happy with the brokerage of with my service the commission checks will mean nothing to me."
"I hoped you'd like the size of it."
Tags:ego, egoism, egotist, egotistical, ego and id, id, self obsessed, self obsession, self-obsessed, self-obsession, selfish, self-centred, self-centered, art, artist, artists, portrait, portraits, portrait artist, artistic, paint, painting, painter, painters, paintings, large format, shrine, shrines, big boss, fat cat, business men, businessmen, businessman, businessman, commission, commissioned, patron, patronage
"I'm bored with triptychs. Paint me a quadriptych."
Tags:polyptych, polyptychs, triptychs, triptych, quadriptych, quadriptychs, artist, artists, artwork, artworks, painter, painters, painting, paintings, noblemen, nobleman, aristocrat, aristocrats, aristocracy, commission, commissions, art patron, art patrons, patron, patrons, artistic genre, artistic genres
"I can sleep late, but, as his agent, I still get ten percent of the worm."
Tags:the early bird gets the worm, expression, expressions, bar, bars, pub, pubs, animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, bird, birds, agent, agents, manager, managers, agency, agencies, talent agent, talent agents, publicity agent, publicity agent, booking agent, booking agents, sleeping late, sleeping in, worm, worms, percentage, commission, money, entertainment industry
"Not bad. Not bad at all."
Tags:likeness, likenesses, portrait, portraits, paint, paints, painting, painter, painters, artist, artists, artistry, king, kings, flatter, flatters, flattery, flattering, power, powers, monarch, monarchs, royal, royals, royalty, status, high status, upper class, upper classes, commission, commissions, commissioning, commissioner, commissioners
"I love being your agent, Nick, but the guys making the really big bucks now are the managers. Let me be your manager."
Tags:actor, actors, performer, performers, talent agent, talent agents, talent agency, talent agencies, talent manager, talent managers, money, greed, greedy, commission, fee, fees, changing positions, changing roles, agent, agents, manager, managers, hollywood, beverly hills, modern life, entertainment industry
'And then the bad man from the Securities and Exchange Commission and I'll huff, and I'll puff, and I'll blow your house down!'
'Touch me and I'll see you in Strasbourg.'
No - I do not have a loyalty card.
"We're changing our sales plan. From now on, instead of trying to get lots of customers, we're going to find just one really,really rich person to buy a whole lot of stuff."
'You get paid for what you produce at work not what you produce at home.'
'You've lost weight. Has your boss put you on a diet?'
"Three wishes less commission."
Tags:fairy, fairies, genie, genies, magic, magical, offer, offers, sale, sales, ad, ads, advertisement, advertisements, advert, adverts, commission, commissions, cut costs, cutting costs, cost-cutting, bargain, bargains, small business, small businesses, sales commission, door-to-door, salesman, salesmen, salesperson, salespeople, saleswoman, saleswomen, wish, wishes, three wishes, fairy tale, fairy tales, children's story, children's stories
'You're not going to lose a cent with the Bermuda Triangle Fund. Every dollar I've ever put into it is still there...somewhere.'
European Union Meeting
'Like most fund managers, I consistently under-perform the market--but I do it with real flair.'
"Do you feel like you've been backed into a corner?"
Tags:corner sofa, corner sofas, sofa, sofas, couch, couches, buying, buy, buys, purchase, purchases, purchasing, shop, shopping, shops, sales, salesman, salesmanship, salesperson, sales man, sales men, sales person, salespeople, sales people, commission, commissions, selling, corner, cornered, trap, traps, trapped, backed into a corner
"I can't see this gambling commission working"
"You'll be working entirely on commission. We were kidding about the salary."
Tags:salary, salaries, commission, commissions, terms, contract, contracts, job offer, job offers, retail sale, retail sales, salesman, salesmen, sales man, sales men, lie, lies, lying, liar, liars, seller, sellers, contractual term, contractual terms, change, changes, changing, retroactive, retroactively
Man sitting at desk with burned out light bulb in thought balloon over his head; the sign on the door reads "California Energy Commission".
Tags:office, offices, office life, business, businessman, businessmen, electricity, energy, power, electric power, electrical power, blackout, blackouts, lightbulb, lightbulbs, light bulb, light bulbs, light bulb moment, lightbulb moment, thought bubble, thought bubbles, thought balloon, thought balloons, thinking, thought, thoughts, idea, ideas, california, califonia energy commission, commission, commissions, executive, executives, manager, managers, problem, problems, depletion, modern life, burnt out, burned out, off, turned off, dark, no idea, no ideas, out of ideas, energy problems, politics, government, governments, government official, government officials, bureaucracy
"When you're ready to order, ask for me by name. We work on commission."
"Paint something nice."
'We know you've been down there five days now. You did say you're a full-commission stockbroker, didn't you?'
'How about this one? â€ 'Everybody has to wear plaid socks on Tuesdays.''
"When I said I wanted a piece of the action, I meant a cut of the profits."