'It's Always 'Good Dog'—Never 'Great Dog.'
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"Now for the high point of the evening - a videotape of my elevation to regional director of marketing."
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King glaring at a map labelled "Mine" and "Theirs"
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"To be honest - I'm not sure that accounting can be taught."
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"I'm sorry, I didn't hear what you said. I was listening to my body."
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"Of course it's not my son. My son is a nitwit. That's me, thirty years ago."
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"Sometimes I think the collaborative process would work better without you."
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"All hat and no cattle but, my god, what a hat."
"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."
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"We find shopping at the farmers' market to be more self-congratulatory."
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"While you were out, sir, the company, rudderless and adrift, operated pretty much the same as always."
"You just keep me around to fill in the gaps in your persona."
"Double Scotches for me and my super-ego, and a glass of water for my id, which is driving."
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"Damn it, man, do I look like I have any yellow ochre?"
"Our intelligence shows that everybody loves us."
"Senior Vice-President Buffington reporting, sir. Requests permission to advance and be recognized."
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"Maybe this will make you less of a jerk!"
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"Sorry, Mr. President. I'm afraid D Day has nothing to do with your name."
"To my wife of fifteen years —arguably the best of my many perks."
"This isn't about you, Cheryl. In this crazy world your problems don't amount to a hill of beans. This is about me."
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"Yes, it makes you look taller."
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"Enough about me, but nothing about you just yet."
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"Did you read my review on Amazon? Four out of four people found it helpful."
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"Do you ever feel as though the portfolio of your manhood should have included combat?"