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"The headlock interjects playfulness into the boardroom while still maintaining the corporate hierarchy."
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'That's our head of security.'
"Still, I think we can all take some pride in being one of the signature bankruptcies of our time."
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"And you can rest assured that your problem is being ignored at the very highest levels."
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"Good question. I think I'll let my intern, Jason, field that one for you,"
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Caution: Big Ego Area
"And another thing, Beckton, I don't recall ever saying, 'Correct me if I'm wrong.' "
"There are two ways we can go here - bark or bite."
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"It doesn't look good. Some of our nationals are at war with some of our other nationals."
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"Tell me again, Dad, how you started in the mailroom."
"I see you as a little bee, Kutner. Buzz, buzz, buzz, go make some honey."
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"It's simple enough, Langdon, but I'll explain again. To help pay off the debt that we incurred when we bought this company, we've sold some of you into slavery."
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"Now, that's the kind of innovative thinking I'd like to see around our shop."
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"Oh, hiring's O.K., but firing provides a real sense of closure."
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"Why no raise? Because, Fellman, we've been ?scally feckless."
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"Intimidating, isn't it?"
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"Meechum, clear out your desk and be out of this building in an hour."
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"Remember when the old guys were on top and the young guys were on the bottom?"
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"It's a vice-president thing, Berger. You wouldn't understand."
"I'm sorry, Ms. Farkas can't see you right now. Can you come back when you're more important?"
"Aaah . . . The smell of fresh-mown employees."
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"What's your secret?"
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"Try to work harder, Moorhead. You'll feel better for it."
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"You do have good ideas, Philips, but around here we don't rush wildly ahead and do any damned thing just because it happens to be a good idea."
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"No fair. You promised you'd downsize by attrition."
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