"Well, you certainly seem to have a lot to offer this company, and, of course, the truffles are a hell of a plus."
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I chose the one that said, 'Mergers, acquisitions, incredible bonuses.'"
"I think I should warn you that the flip side of our generous bonus-incentive program is capital punishment."
"A group of taxpayers are here to give you your bonus, sir."
"These are the benefits you were guaranteed when you joined this firm - and this is a match."
"Oh, eternal life is fine, but what I really like is getting to wear flip-flops all the time."
"Beyond the fine starting salary, the job of a poet laureate at this corporation also carries with it an excellent medical and dental plan."
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"In my day, there was no reward for incompetence."
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"The candy on the pillow is a nicety of the house."
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"I'll assume, then, my remarks have hit a responsive chord?"
"I know if Crampton were here he'd want us to divvy up his bonus."
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"If you have any questions about our health-care plan, take it up with the Supreme Court."
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"Listen - we just stay silent and look remote and concerned and dignified, and we keep the damn bonuses."
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"Well, if there's not going to be any bonus, how about some reparations?"
"Brian blew his entire advance on food, shelter, and clothing."
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"All right, Miss Barcher, you can start sending them in one at a time."
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"There are no medical or pension benefits, but the employees' lounge has excellent free coffee."
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"I'd be upset, too, if they replaced my golden parachute with a dirty rolled-up carpet."
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"I wanted to give Christmas bonuses but that would violate the separation of church and business."
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"No health or dental, no stock options, and no severance package. We do, however, provide free burial at sea."
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"So I guess it comes down to whether it's you or me, and I guess it's me."
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"Oh, oh! There goes our Christmas bonus."
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"My client wants a fifty-per-cent salary boost, a bonus guarantee, and a snappy choreographed victory dance he can do after he makes a touchdown."
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