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"This is my last day. My parents found a more expensive school on the East Side."
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Bill's new strap-on steer horns helped give him more clout at the office.
"Yes, Justin is a college dropout, but he's a dropout from a very prestigious university."
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"We're a prestigious department, yet we have only three active prima donnas."
'You're loving this, aren't you?'
"I think glamour is fine until it slips over into glitz."
Owing to a clerical error, Luciano Pavarotti receives kudus instead of kudos for his performance as the Duke of Mantua.
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"I don't know, Al. On the one hand, there's no doubt that it's a made-work, dead-end job, but, on the other hand, it's also a vice-presidency."
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"Ownership gives one a real sense of accomplishment. Or skip the whole accomplishment thingy and just lease."
"Before you pack that, I want you to think – is it good or bad for America's prestige abroad?"
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"No, I'm not really a CEO. I just like to keep up with the Joneses."
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"If the weather stays good, we could end up in a very prestigious 1992 Cabernet Sauvignon."
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'Thanks to Obama the Nobel Prize has lost much of its prestige. This is the third time I got one in my surprise meal this week.'
'Our employees at all levels get desk nameplates.'
'I had it all... Money, power, prestige -- and then I got a snooze alarm!'
"I've done some private research, and it appears I'm receiving the minimum wage for a Nobel-Prize winner."
L.A. Institute of Big Doors.
'Nice to meet you. Plumber Greg.'
"I wouldn't read that book, dear... it's only there to impress visitors."
"40,- Euros per night?! Don't be silly, Albert! How can I show off with such a cheap hotel?"
"You've just got to have the biggest and the best, haven't you?"
"No, Wilson. This room is meant to make you feel that I'm important, not that you're important."
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"I'll just sit here looking important - then no one will notice that I can't reach my desk."
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"I don't care how comfortable it is - You look like an idiot!"
Turner Prize winner: 'A Waste of Space'