"I've decided to leave the company. Could I have my soul back?"
"Hank, when you're finished firing this gentleman I have some rather unfortunate news for you as well."
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"One day, son, all this will belong to the youngest woman willing to make her body my playground."
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"We do it, Havermeyer, because our corporate parent says we must."
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An entrance to hell is divided between individuals and corporate.
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"And, finally, after a day of record trading on Wall Street, the entire world was owned by Mickey Mouse."
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"Shaded blue box on our org chart, meet dotted red arrow."
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"I say we go for the record in punitive damages!"
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"I just want you to know, Mr. Blenner, that, like Mike Ovitz, I don't mind being Number Two."
"Noah is a pumpkin, and we're all various brand ambassadors."
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"I liked our old god better than our new corporate god."
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"General Electric beat him out of his death ray and he's simply furious!"
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"We've travelled the world looking for our next C.E.O., as was foretold in our corporate legends. We think your little Tim might be that C.E.O."
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"You know, maybe he's not the small-business man he claims to be."
"It's not just the church that needs evangelists. So does big oil."
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"To be perfectly honest, Pete, I'm not sure it's Clear Channel that's holding us back."
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"Is Michael Eisner O.K.? I haven't seen his name in the papers for days."
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"Don't try to tell me you never so much as guessed that I might be running this corporation!"
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"I see myself rising through the ranks of the organization until midlife, when I will most likely hit a wall and go screaming through the door."
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"We don't think you're going to be a good fit..."
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