"No, Hoskins, you're not going to do it just because I'm telling you to do it. You're going to do it because you believe in it."
"I have the whole universe to look after, so I'm putting you in charge of this planet."
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Executive Softball League
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"Look, if it's just a matter of collating get one of the clerks to do it."
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"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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"Crumple this into a little ball, will you?"
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"Sh-h-h. It's a birthday card for Liechtenstein. Sign it and pass it on."
"I'm not going to lie to you. That's what Hendricks is here for."
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"Damn it, Franklin - when will you learn to delegate."
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"'The Walking Dead','American Horror Story','Bates Motel', or the Convention?"
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"This isn't a priority - put our worst people on it."
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"You can't say the U.N. isn't trying."
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"You're fired. Pass it on."
"You need to stop taking your work home with you. Take mine instead."
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"Until we hear different, it's Jersey's problem."
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"In the interest of fairness to the Democrats, I'm not going to waste my time on their convention either."
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"I hereby empower you, Ambrose T. Wilkins, to water my plans. And let's hear no more talk about how I never delegate authority."
"It's Christmas, Melanie. Have young Cosgrove go down to the street and give something back to the community."
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"Give a man a job, and he'll work all day. Teach a man to delegate, and he'll take the rest of the day off."
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"You will laugh all the way to the bank, Degner, but Purvis is to make the actual deposit."
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"All I need is a chair. I delegate everything."
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"How we doing on those commandments?"
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"Dorothy, Mr Zwerdling won't be in today - here's a list of people he wants sacked."
"Never delegate authority; delegate liability."
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