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Trump as a dog reads a book called Good Boy.
"It's not just the church that needs evangelists. So does big oil."
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"With this film, I finally enter the front ranks of American moviegoers."
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Praise works best when it comes straight after the positive behaviour.
"You've got to admire the way George Bush congratulated Kohl and Gorbachev for working things out."
"'Well done' lulled him into complacency."
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'I would praise you but your value is beyond words.'
'I can't take all the credit... I used spell-check.'
'I think you should know, I put a piece on 'YourTube' praising your stewardship.'
"Relax, relax. There's plenty more where that came from."
"Congratulations, Estes. You're not as dumb as I thought you were."
'I'm giving you a praise. It's not a raise but it will look good on your evaluation.'
'I must say, Dean, you're probably the best in your field.'
The Ultimate In Rodent Praise.
"Love the tie, Chad—that is so pimp!"
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'Do you think I over-praised Marmaduke for fetching the paper?'
'In the computer simulation he said he admired my candor and gave me a raise.'
"You were wonderful at the Gardners' last night, Fred, when you turned on the charm."
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"Hey! This coffee ain't half bad."
"Great execution, by the way!"
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The 2012 Odd Couple
"Are you trying to butter me up?"
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Whenever his boss praised him, he broke into the biggest smile.
"He's from IT. All I did was tell him I thought he was doing a great job... and he fainted in shock!"
'If I compliment you on your work, promise you won't ask for a rise.'