"Use diplomacy. If that fails, you could try force."
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"There. Now it's all on paper. Feel better?"
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"Some of us negotiate our contracts better than others."
"Some of us negotiate our contracts better than others."
"No one is making you do anything you don't want. I'm just saying we're all headed for Dodge City and we think you should come along."
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"I do have a fallback position, but it involves firearms."
"Remember, in this negotiation you're the 'Paula Abdul.'"
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"Oh, dear, I'm afraid you've backed me into a corner."
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"It's a fabulous deal. You'll make peanuts."
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"Not so fast. I got life PLUS seventy-five years."
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"Here's the deal, Kim. I pick up eggs and butter, but no dry cleaning."
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"Would you like to hear about our retirement plan?"
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"I'll stop whining when you stop nagging."
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"Butt out, Buster! Who the hell do you think you are-Jimmy Carter?"
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"After you've finished discussions with out allies, we have to talk."
"Remind me again—what do I usually promise you so you'll take on extra work?"
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"Your interest in the salary makes me wonder how 'self-motivated' you really are."
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"I'll trade you one note of loving maternal encouragement for a bag of corn chips."
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"I had no idea his constant barking was a problem. Thanks for letting me know you're bothered by it."
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The Art of the Deal by Uncle Sidney
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"Look, I'm doing a little me-time right now. Why don't you go ahead and do a little you-time, and then I'll be over at eight for a little us-time."
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"Throw in some marinara sauce and you've got a deal."
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"Just tell him it's 'other people' as in 'other people's money.'"
"I'm afraid you're a bit too high-minded for us, Rawson. Do you think you could see your way clear to resigning in disgust?"
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"I'll go in and look at stuff, but I won't read any signage."