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"I know you're one of my friends, but I'm replacing you with a follower."
Canada's Mark Carney will be next governor of the Bank of England.
"My name is Bob and I'm looking for a 'Yesirree' man."
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"And another thing, Beckton, I don't recall ever saying, 'Correct me if I'm wrong.' "
"Good news, Connors. I'm elevating you to crony."
"Your lieutenants aren't here. They've all gone to the officer's club."
"When I said I didn't want a bunch of yes-men, I didn't mean that I wanted a bunch of no-men."
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'Great job at today's meeting, Dunwoody. You're finally discovering your own voice as a yes-man!'
'I'm not much of a hunter or gatherer. I'm more of a borrower.'
"I don't mean to keep popping in on you, sir, but I just naturally gravitate toward power."
"Oh, ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha, sir."
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"That will be all, Mallison. I must say I like the way you kept your mouth shut throughout our little talk."
Don't worry, Bob. There are some jobs a robot just can't do...like kissing ass.
"We've been accused of being a group of 'Yes' men!"
"I hope you realize you have access to someone with tremendous power."
"Your resume is impressive, but most importantly...how may years experience do you have as a 'yes man'?"
"Timmins, you're weak, spineless...intent on climbing the greasy pole by crawling before your superiors...you;ll do well!"
“Yes, sir, Ira, considering that you share eight percent of your genes with the common flatworm, you’ve done all right.”
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"We're letting you go Tom...I've found a piece of software that can suck up to me twice as effectively and at a fraction of your salary!"
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'As you're a snivelling little 'Yes Man', Pomeroy, I know I can rely on you for the right answer... People don't think of me as an arrogant, obnoxious, overbearing boss do they?'
Woman walks past a sign in an office that reads "Sycophant of the month".
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'I'll be glad when the lawyer awards are over...'
"Some people, Remson, are born to push the envelope, and some are born to lick it."
"If you want more presents, tell Santa he looks thinner in person."
"My definition a leader is any human who does exactly as I ask without complaining."