"Well, Stoddard, I think I've bounced enough ideas off you for one day."
"Hannibal got elephants over the Alps. Bearing that in mind, somebody think of something."
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"Perhaps we could ﬁnd a way to redeﬁne 'proﬁt.'"
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"I think he's about to present us with an idea."
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"In the marketplace of ideas, we may not have the best ideas, but we have the best marketing."
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"I believe young Lewis may be on to something."
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"You do have good ideas, Philips, but around here we don't rush wildly ahead and do any damned thing just because it happens to be a good idea."
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"You're the kind who has plenty of opinions but no suggestions."
"You're not thinking intergalactic, Olson!"
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