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'When I said that Sales is all about the Art of Persuasion I didn't expect you to start shouting at customers, ‘Buy it or my family will be out on the street!''
"I don't like people knowing things about me."
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"I was going to chuck it all and go to Paris but I didn't have enough frequent-flier miles."
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"A word to the wise- never put on mascara when you're drunk."
"Allegations were made, allegations were proved."
'I've hired this musician to play a sad melody while I give you a sob story why I didn't do my homework. It's actually quite effective.'
'We all have to do more with less. I may even have to auction off the Stradivarius.'
'Blah, blah, blah… Blah, blah, blah… Finally, here it is: ‘Hand over the money.' You could have spared us the sob story.'
My oil stocks tanked, my REITS were in a rout, my pork bellies went belly up.
Books: Success stories & Sob stories.
'I had a tough childhood. I was abandoned on a doorstep.'
"My parents love me, they've always been understanding, and I've had a fantastic childhood...man, that's not going to make a good autobiography."
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'But who comforts the comfort food? I'll tell you who: NOBODY.'
'I'm sorry, but the computer rejected your sob story.'
'So then they said they were going to get me fixed and I told them I wasn't broken. You will never guess what happened next...'
'Let us now turn to the Gospel According to St. Matthew for today's sob story.'
'What happened to you?' - 'I forgot my Swiss bank account number.'
'Something tells me we are NOT on the same page.'
'Once upon a time, Your Honor, I...'
'Gee, you wouldn't turn away one lonely, pregnant flea, would you?'
'Hear my hard luck story.'
"Do you mind if we do this without the violins?"
'Of course, I can't really comment until I hear your wife's version can I?'
'Now tell him about our one million kids-he's starting to weaken.'
"Hi, my name's Kev and I'm just trying to make a dishonest living."