"Can I call you back? I'm with a piece of string."
"Honesty is the best policy, Fernbaugh, but it's not company policy."
"Buy low, sell high!"
"Did you hire a consultant? I didn't hire a consultant."
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"Senior Vice-President Buffington reporting, sir. Requests permission to advance and be recognized."
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"O.K., who can put a price on love? Jim?"
"I guess this is me."
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"Bruce, you look fabulous! Who's doing your creative?"
"Take my advice, Roberts, and hide your light under a bushel."
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"I think it's time we established new guidelines for corporate behavior."
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"Let's face it, Fred. You and I are not exactly apostles of change."
"I used to be known as Mr. Nice Guy, but I bought my way out."
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"Smile when you say that about my department, J.B."
"It has come to my attention that someone here at management level has given a sucker an even break."
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"Which door did you come through?"
"I'm back. Move."
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"I don't mean to keep popping in on you, sir, but I just naturally gravitate toward power."
"Who's your daddy corporation?"
Sizzling Bucks: Eavesdrop On America's Lustiest C.E.O.s As They Share Their Fantasies Of Dominance + Humiliation
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"A year ago, that could have been me."
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"I did my job, I grabbed my pile, and yet no voice at eventide has cried 'Well done!'"
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"Intimidating, isn't it?"
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How to Profit From Armageddon.
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Control Freaks Without Borders
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"No, I didn't. I never said there should be no government regulation."