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"Damn it, Henderson, New York is still three hours ahead of us. Get on that!"
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"Wool is O.K. but there's a fortune in dental floss."
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"Anytime I've ever been asked 'What do you want, a medal?' I've said yes."
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"You've had to be kind to survive, and I've had to be nasty."
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'I've heard it's the way to get ahead...'
The best way to beat the competition is by not having any.
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"Honey! Our party appointed me to be the the top candidate because I'm the most unethical dirtbag who knows the worst swearwords!"
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"You're a blunt, defiant troublemaker. The boss wants you to work with him at headquarters..."
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"In my day, there was no union. I had to stab people in the back to get to where I am now!"
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How to get ahead and how to get further ahead.
Frank Gets ahead with naked aggression.
'Remember, money isn't everything. There's also screwing others to get even.'
'I'm always thinking of my fellow man - that's how I stay ahead of him.'
'How do you get ahead? you ask....simple, you pull yourself up by using your own bootstraps!'
'Cronies get ahead. So why do I need to get good grades?'
Tripping up a colleague with a question mark.
"Tell my mom my mistakes -- she does my work."
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