"I'm afraid we have no Grand Panjandrum as such. What we have is a Mr. Kemnitzer."
"You fed me tuna and cleaned my litter box, Harris, and I'm not going to forget it."
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"Does anything need my imprimatur?"
A school of fish following one fish who is labeled "CEO".
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"Hey, the Constitution isn't engraved in stone."
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"Miss Durban, is there anything C.E.O.-ish for me to do?"
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"Millions is craft. Billions is art."
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"Everybody gets a raise."
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"Hello, son. I suppose chicken farming doesn't seem so bad now."
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"Actually, we all think you're doing a pretty good job. We just feel it would be more fun to have a celebrity for C.E.O."
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"Effective immediately, I will be stepping down. Then back up. Then down."
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Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely.
"My position here is largely symbolic."
"He's been in a marvellous mood ever since he learned one out of every hundred and fifty Americans is in jail."
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"Mr. Dyer says he has no interest in speaking to anyone who would remain on hold for so long,"
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"On the other hand, the sand I'm burying my head in is in Amagansett."
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"Mr. Butler, your ten-o'clock is here."
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Top-Echelon Shakeup: Zubin Mehta to Chrysler, Lee Iacocca to the Philharmonic
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"Try as we might, sir, our team of management consultants has been unable to find a single fault in the manner in which you conduct your business."
"As C.E.O., I try to look at the big picture, while J.G., as president, sees to the day-to-day operations."
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"Whenever I have a big decision to make, I ask myself, 'What would Dad do?'"
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"One day, son, all this will belong to the youngest woman willing to make her body my playground."
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"Miss Gaines, send in someone who reminds me of myself as a lad."
"I've finally learned not to measure my worth by how many employees I have."
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