"Now you're getting the hang of it!"
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"Use diplomacy. If that fails, you could try force."
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"But how do you know for sure you've got power unless you abuse it?"
"Speaking personally, I haven't had my day, and I've never met any dog who has."
"I may be a big frog in a small pond, but I'm still a damn big frog."
"Sorry, but all my power's been turned back to the states."
"Well, just look at you - that's why I'm king."
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"I miss the palm tree, also, but at least we can have a refrigerator."
Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely.
"Bottom line? You're still king of about two-thirds of all you survey."
“Biggers, two more Luau Sizzlers for Annie and me and another Fog Cutter for Mrs. Grindstaff.”
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"Don't worry—it's just a phase."
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"You're right. It does send a powerful message."
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"What the labor-relations board doesn't know won't hurt it."
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"Let's get one thing straight. Your commission didn't call my commission here, my commission called your commission here."
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"If it's such a simple procedure, why can't we remove the kryptonite right here and now?"
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"Once you get past the divine right of kings, I'm not much into theology."
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"Around here his word is law."
"Don't worry we'll medicate you through the probationary period."
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"Oops! Wrong plug."
"Let's not forget who wears the plumage in this family."
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"I'm told that you respond very well to intimidation."
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