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'My policy is to stay in close contact with my employees . . . figuratively speaking.'
'My job is to make decisions. Your job is to make them good decisions.'
'And from what we've been able to determine, this is the tweak that broke the paradigm's back.'
"Don't listen to her - she's a control freak. Now, let me tell you what you're gonna do."
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"I think I've got it-Mandela, the After-Shave."
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"The salary is unimportant—I'll just siphon off what I need."
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Entering Big Bucks County
"So that's the back of his head!"
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"Weltschmerz? Is that like the flu?"
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"Have a seat, chief - while you were out the company was restructured."
"Unless one is a humorist, Haskins. One should avoid attempts at humor."
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"The pile of cash we're sitting on… Where is it and who's sitting on it?"
"We have a certain spirit here, Cosgrove. We call it 'esprit de corporation'."
"If you're not happy with the brokerage of with my service the commission checks will mean nothing to me."
"The bailout money, …. Cosgrove took it and bailed out."
"I didn't call a masseuse but if one Happens by send her right in."
"I'm well aware that being dead and buried has weakened my position in the corporation."
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"Maybe yes. Maybe no."
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"All I need is a chair. I delegate everything."
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"I had all my good ideas too early and my mad ideas too late."
"You're violating my airspace."
"Why, thank you, pembroke. It is a harebrained idea."
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"I know we didn't accomplish anything, but that's what meetings are for."
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