"We're still the same, great company we've always been, only we've ceased to exist."
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"While you were out, sir, the company, rudderless and adrift, operated pretty much the same as always."
"I have a brief statement, a clarification, and two denials."
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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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"I've decided to leave the company. Could I have my soul back?"
"I'm sorry, Wilson, but here at Tastee Cookie Corp. we no longer recognize the Geneva Conventions."
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"There's no need for alarm—the staff will be reduced, but only by attrition."
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Our Founder Portrait
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Smith, Smith, Smith, Smith & Smithereens
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"When I grow up, I want to have a ballpark named after the company I own."
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"The corporation was very lonely, because people thought it was different from them."
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"You'll be a perfect addition to our expendable workforce."
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"It's Irv Pelton, Mr. Mather, from the Voice Crying in the Wilderness Department."
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"Counsellor will instruct his client to remove his hat and put on some pants before sentencing."
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"As a company, and as individuals, we are without irony. Will that bother you?"
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"Miracles happen, gentlemen, but they don't come cheap."
"And it's close to the subway."
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CEO attending a business meeting from prison
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"Has our apologist been alerted?"
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"That's Karl, before he was purchased by the Chinese."
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A man walks past a storefront that reads "ENRON - Recycled paper products."
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"I wish you had come to me with your grievances before burning the company flag."
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"You're saying that because of the merger I have to admit both of you?"
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"Sir, I have a question that's lunch-related."
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