"She is, fortunately for you, temporarily sated."
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"You fed me tuna and cleaned my litter box, Harris, and I'm not going to forget it."
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"Say what's on your mind, Harris - the language of dance has always eluded me."
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"Well, Stoddard, I think I've bounced enough ideas off you for one day."
"There is no justice in the world."
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"The trick, as I see it, is to insulate yourself with layers of deadwood."
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"Still, he's a vice-president and you're not."
"I was just going to say, 'Well, I don't make the rules.' But, of course, I do make the rules."
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"Now you're going to be procrastinating with the big boys."
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"Nothing personal, I just wanted to see if I still had it."
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"Make it quick—I only have a minute."
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"You're in luck. We have an opening for low man on the totem pole."
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"Need a crony?"
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"Why can't you be more like Hutchinson? You don't hear him complaining."
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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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"Flotsam off the starboard bow, Captain."
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"And another thing, Beckton, I don't recall ever saying, 'Correct me if I'm wrong.' "
"Look into my heart, get a sense of my soul."
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"Aaah . . . The smell of fresh-mown employees."
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"Well, I'm sorry, Wendell, I just assumed you knew you were a frill."
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"We must root out corruption at the highest levels of government and make it look like it's happening at the lowest levels of government."
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"See that? He's the kind of peasant I detest."
"Oh, ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha, sir."
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