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"I'm looking to hire someone who can be acquiescent without making me uncomfortably aware of it."
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"I certainly hope you're not going to give me any trouble!"
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"Someday when you have a kid of your own and you feel the urge to arbitrarily say no just because you can, you'll understand."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, raising kids, raising children, saying no, no, someday, future, arbitrary, arbitrarily, understand, understanding, urge, urges, power, balance of power, power trip, power tripping
"Let's get one thing straight. Your commission didn't call my commission here, my commission called your commission here."
Tags:bicker, bickers, bickering, immature, immaturity, juvenile, taunt, taunts, taunting, argue, argues, arguing, committee, committees, subcommittee, subcommittees, interrogate, interrogates, interrogation, government meeting, government meetings, politician, politicians, corrupt politician, corrupt politicians, power trip, power trips, power, annoyed, irritated, irritation, hearing, hearings
"The Lord works in mysterious ways ??" except on Sundays, when I take over."
'This is the most appalling abuse of power I've ever seen.'
"You know what I like about power? It's so damn empowering."
"Ignore him. He's just on one of his power trips."
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"I think it might help us to understand one another better if you waited on me hand and foot for a while."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, conflict, conflicts, servant, servants, hand and foot, server, servers, waiter, waiters, waiting, psychology, understanding, mental health, arrogant, bossy, controlling, power trip, power trips, butler, butlers
'Come in, lad! Don't let my enormous chair intimidate you.'
"They sure do look like ants from up here."
"It was never about the presents - it's about the power."
Tags:therapy, therapist, therapists, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, counselor, counselors, counseling, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, mental health, santa, santa claus, father christmas, st. nick, saint nick, st. nicholas, saint nicholas, christmas, xmas, yule, noel, gift, gifts, christmas gift, christmas gifts, present, presents, christmas present, christmas presents, power, power trip, power trips, control, authority, influence, not about the presents, not about the gifts, meaning of christmas
"Daddy made Mr. Carruthers. Now watch daddy unmake Mr. Carruthers."
"Its nothing personal, Prescott. It's just that a higher court gets a kick out of overruling a lower court."
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Bob loved being in charge - aside from the occasional power surge.
"And they wonder where feminists come from!"
'...and you feel all CEO's have the power to giveth and taketh away?'
"I don't think it's by chance that I keep getting the low chair."
"Please stop telling me I'm wrong ... I get enough of that at home."
Road Closed Just Because We Can
"Clothes, hell. It's the desk that makes the man."
Tags:corporate, corporate culture, dress code, dress codes, good impression, good impressions, executive, ceos, chief executive, chief executives, chief exec, chief execs, ceo, management, manager, leader, leadership, power, manliness, machismo, clothes make the man, superficial, superficiality, braggart, blowhard, power trip, power play, status symbol, status symbols, corporate ladder, office politics
"I don't believe in hierarchies, just higher chairs."
Tags:hierarchy, hierarchies, senior management, senior managements, manager, managers, management, managements, corporate ladder, corporate environment, corporate ladders, corporate hierarchy, corporate hierarchies, power play, power plays, power trip, executive, executives, chairmen, chairman, power politics, power trip, power trips
"The new employees broken in yet!"
'The opportunity to be fair and just is rewarding - but what I especially like is taking the law into my own hands.'
'No staff meeting today, kiddies. I just called you in because I can.'