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"Have you figured out how I can be on the right side of history without being on the wrong side of now?"
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"He's Richard Gere without the principles."
Tags:movie star, movie stars, agent, agents, hollywood agent, hollywood agents, richard gere, principles, principled, actor, actors, acting, filmmaker, filmmakers, filmmaking, niche, niches, cast, casts, casting agent, casting agents, sleaze, sleazes, sleazy, film star, film stars, representative, representatives, representation, selling point, selling points
'When did we lose our way, Mike? When did our reckless pursuit of short-term, quasi-legal profits take precedence over prudent, far-sighted corporate growth? When, Mike, when?'
"Now that you mention it, the Roman numerals do seem a little ominous."
Tags:10 commandments, the 10 commandments, ten commandments, the ten commandments, moses, the bible, the torah, old testament, christianity, judaism, roman numeral, roman numerals, ominous, threatening, foreboding, law, the law, order, orders, decalogue, principle, principles, ethics, exodus, book of exodus
"Ah, but wait till he's reëlected! Then you'll see principles."
Tags:reelection, reelections, reelection campaign, reelection campaigns, election, elections, elected, elected official, elected officials, principle, principles, principled, politician, politicians, president, presidents, presidency, campaign advisor, campaign advisors, spin, spin doctor, spin doctors, value, values, moral, morals, morality, immoral, corrupt, corrupt politician, corrupt politicians, candidate, candidates, candidacy, trump, donald trump, clinton, bill clinton, optimist, optimists, optimistic, scandal, scandals
'She's a new school principal with 'old school' principles.'
A Head Lion
"I'm making this decision on principle, just to see how it feels."
Tags:executive, executives, business executive, business executives, manager, rich person, rich people, the one percent, the 1 percent, wealth divide, wealth gap, managers, business manager, business managers, boss, bosses, principle, principles, principled, moral, morals, ethics, business ethics, insensitive, insensitivity, arrogant, arrogance, privilege, privileged
'It says 'An honest product from an honest company... 100% artificial'.'
'Before we start, I'd like legal representation.'
Opting for Chinese food for lunch, the law partners decide in principle to share their dishes and, accordingly, before ordering, negotiate a comprehensive pre-victual agreement.
Tags:chinese food, chinese restaurant, chinese restaurants, lunch, lunches, business lunch, business lunches, lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, barrister, barristers, solicitor, solicitors, law partner, law partners, law office, law offices, principle, principles, share, sharing, negotiate, negotiation, negotiations, agreement, agreements, comprehensive, pre-victual, victual, victuals, dishes, dish, argue, arguing, argument, arguments, disagreement, disagreements, restaurant, restaurants, dining out, eating out, group, groups, law, food, legal
'...46 and still have Principles...'
"And isn't it time we replaced the worn-out, meaningless cliches in our mission statement with some dazzlingly new meaningless cliches?"
Tags:cliche, cliches, jargon, business jargon, meaningless, mission statement, mission statements, business-speak, empty promises, empty promise, image, public image, pr, advertise, advertisement, marketing, marketing ploy, meeting, meetings, make-over, business make-over, corporation make-over, phony, superficial, fraudulent, deceptive, strategy, strategic, unprincipled, dishonest, insincere, untrustworthy, unethical, ethics, principles
"Your resume states you come equipped with a bulging sack of virtues and a complete set of scruples."
Tags:scruples, ethic, ethics, honest, honesty, workplace, hr, human resources, job interview, job interviews, corporation, corporate, hiring, firing, virtue, virtues, character, moral, moral values, business ethics, organization, organizational behavior, cunning, devious, unethical, deceit, deceitful, unscrupulous, shifty, crooked, principles, principled, hr, human resources, personnel, cv, cvs, resume, resumes
"It's my conscience... It's all achy"
Tags:ethics, moral code, moral compass, ethical compass, ethical code, business code, business morals, guilty conscience, guilty consciences, morality, right and wrong, guilt, virtue, virtues, money, businessmen, businessman, career, bribe, bribery, principle, principles, honesty, honest, greed, avarice, pain, moral dilemma, moral dilemmas, tug at one's conscience, standards, salary, wealth, wealthy, corporate culture, culture of greed
"OK, spare me the lecture! Just tell me where I can buy one of those conscience things I've been hearing about and how much it'll cost!"
Moral Values for Dummies
Tags:dummy, dummies, moral, morals, morality, moral value, moral values, ethic, ethics, ethical, read, reading, reader, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, dependant, dependence, principles, principle, principled, learn, learning, self-taught, self taught, self-teaching, self-teaching, immoral, immorality, right and wrong, virtue, virtues, virtuous, study, studying
'Well at least Gavin was learning a valuable skill.'
Mass ascension of hot air balloons.
Tags:hot air, hot air balloons, hot air balloon, deception, deceptions, lie, lies, liars, liar, deceive, equivocate, mislead, hype, honest, honesty, dishonest, dishonest, racism, thief, thieves, politician, politicians, corporate greed, profit, profits, money, environment, untrustworthy, corrupt, love, selfish, selfishness, god, god's will, employer, equal opportunity, national security, principle, principles, unprincipled
'Your son stopped passing notes to his friends in class. Now he's text messaging them.'
"And this is Dave. His motto is 'Push where it moves.'"
Tags:motto, mottoes, slogans, philosophies, slogan, philosophy, businessmen, workplace, employee, employees, catch phrase, belief, credo, creed, convictions, conviction, ideology, ideas, thinking, notions, theories, doctrine, tenets, principles, views, school of thought, management, manager, communication, push, pushy, assertive, self-assertive, overbearing, domineering, aggressive, forceful, forward, bold, personality, personality type, hard-driving, character, nature, disposition, temperament
"OK, just between you and me: The free will thing? What was your angle in all that?"
Tags:st. peter, saint peter, st peter, heavens, heaven, angel, afterlife, afterlives, after-life, after-lives, sins, saint, saints, free will, good, evil, philosophy, philosophic, ethic, ethics, choice, moral code, morals, morality, values, rights, wrong, principles, ideals, value system, virtues, conscience, scam, angle, scams, con, cons, conmen, conman, plot, death, dead, afterlife, truth, ultimate truth, god, honest, honesty
Over the years, Sid had refined travel on the path of least resistance to a fine art.
Tags:follow, follower, path, path of least resistance, passive, passivity, acquiescent, unresisting, unassertive, compliant, pliant, obedient, docile, tractable, malleable, pliable, assert, assertive, philosophy, philosophic, ideology, ideas, philosophies, theories, doctrine, tenets, principles, views, school of thought, workplace, humility, humble, submit, subordinate, personality, personality type, open-minded, open-mindedness, personality types
"Help! My ex-wife... she shot me! It's just a tranquilizer dart, but it's the principle of the thing."