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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 can say 'Yes, sir,' in three different languages."
"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."
Rudolph the Brown-nosed Reindeer
"My new business model is to ride on the coattails of somebody else's new business model."
"Your resume is impressive, but most importantly...how may years experience do you have as a 'yes man'?"
“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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"Timmins, you're weak, spineless...intent on climbing the greasy pole by crawling before your superiors...you;ll do well!"
"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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"So long as you help me feed him you and I will be inseparable..."
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"I just wanted to say I've always been a big fan."
"Oh sure, we cut labor costs by replacing humans with machines but now there's nobody to suck up to me!"
"Don't worry, Bob. There are some jobs a robot just can't do. . . like kissing butt."