"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."
"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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"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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"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'll go in and look at stuff, but I won't read any signage."
"Very impressive, Mr. Crawley, but no one on our side of the table wants to feel your muscle."
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"Look, everyone here loves vanilla, right? So let's start there."
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A meeting room with two teams of businessmen in huddles on opposite sides of the room.
"My people will get back to your people."
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"Negotiations are going to be tougher than I thought. Your wife is being backed by Syria."
"Warren serves as my aggregator."
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"You'll have to phrase it another way. They have no word for 'fetch.' "
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