"I'll pause for a moment so you can let this information sink in."
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"In six more weeks, these M.B.A.s will be ready for market."
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"I think someone put him on hold and then disconnected."
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"Only time will tell whether this merger makes sense or not."
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"Hi, Dad. Investment banking wasn't that great after all."
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"If only I'd thought to take my damn phone with me, I could be getting some work done."
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"And, hey, don't kill yourself trying to pay it back. You know our motto-'What the hell, it's only money.' "
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"You're sexy when you're wrong."
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"Happy Mother's Day, Mom. And ditto for Thanksgiving and Christmas."
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"Security? There's a goddam tree in my office."
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"We've decided to build a little cubicle around you and your desk, Harris."
"I've told you why I need a dog. Now suppose you tell me what makes you think you might be that dog."
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"The Internet startup had only enough cash for one more day. But, miraculously, the money lasted for eight days, until more venture capital could be raised."
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"No, Thursday's out. How about never - is never good for you?"
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"We are neither hunters nor gatherers. We are accountants."
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"And, while there's no reason yet to panic, I think it only prudent that we make preparations to panic."
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A school of fish following one fish who is labeled "CEO".
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"I've made my fortune, and now it's time for me to run for office and consolidate it."
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"Does anything need my imprimatur?"
"Say what's on your mind, Harris - the language of dance has always eluded me."
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"Sir, the following paradigm shifts occurred while you were out."
"I can't sleep. I just got this incredible craving for capital."
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"It's come to my attention, Wycliff, that you're actually planning a life outside the office."
"Some of us negotiate our contracts better than others."