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"Hey, relax, Ron - the big cutback I'm talking about implementing around here is my chocolate."
"Everybody gets a raise."
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'And what exactly, your almightiness, is wrong with my attitude?'
"It's from the We Experience Parenthood More Fully Than You collection."
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"A low-level person who doesn't mean anything will see you now."
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"The tiny winged beings, Sire, are called gnats."
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"You might try avuncular."
'You are here.'
"It wasn't a lie, Sir. It was the Birth of Cubism."
'One more 'howdy pardner' and you're back to being an associate.'
"Wow, this is neat, dad. Can I yell at some of your underlings?"
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'Well, your guess is as good as mine. Almost.'
"I heard there's something big coming down from top management."
'He never lets us forget who actually owns this place,'
"It's important to be close friends with the pharaoh, but not so close that he wants to be entombed with you."
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"You're only making this harder on yourself, Powell."
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'I can't give you a raise right now, but you can have one of my old suits.'
"I'm feeling insecure, Ms. Dale. Send in someone below my pay grade."
'To bring awareness of a very important issue and how much it means to me...What part of, I'm-wearing-a-ribbon-and-you're-not, don't you understand?'
The New York Review of Weather.
'I'd like you to meet our new programs director.'
"Mother Superior - does that mean she's more important than you are?"
"Tell me! What makes you think I'm working for your superiors?"
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'See here, Flanigan ? what's this I hear about you going over my head to the computer?'