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1. "I don't play roles everybody likes. I'd rather have a career I'm proud of. Like everyone else, I need to eat. But I'm a very unbusinesslike person, and I keep my price low. I'm not a mass product. I'm not everyone's cup of tea."
Author: Amanda Plummer
2. "The players wanted more money, higher salary caps and they didn't have that family relationship we felt with the players. Mentally, the players were more businesslike."
Author: Guy Lafleur
3. "You mean the Prophet won't print it because Fudge won't let them," said Hermione irritably.Rita gave Hermione a long, hard look. Then, leaning forward across the table toward her, she said in a businesslike tone, "All right, Fudge is leaning on the Prophet, but it comes to the same thing. They won't print a story that shows Harry in a good light. Nobody wants to read it. It's against the public mood. This last Azkaban breakout has got people quite worried enough. People just don't want to believe You-Know-Who's back.""So the Daily Prophet exists to tell people what they want to hear, does it?" said Hermione scathingly.Rita sat up straight again, her eyebrows raised, and drained her glass of firewhisky."The Prophet exists to sell itself, you silly girl," she said coldly."
Author: J.K. Rowling
4. "I work in my pajamas most of the time. No matter what you're wearing, you can sound businesslike on the phone."
Author: Juliet Blackwell
5. "I liked Truman very much. He was precise and businesslike. After a while, it was his turn."
Author: Lord Mountbatten
6. "Most men, if you just tell them what to do in a businesslike fashion, will follow directions without thinking about it. One proceeds on the assumption that they'll do as they're told, and they do."
Author: Lynne Reid Banks
7. "Tocqueville saw that the life of constant action and decision which was entailed by the democratic and businesslike character of American life put a premium upon rough and ready habits of mind, quick decision, and the prompt seizure of opportunities - and that all this activity was not propitious for deliberation, elaboration, or precision in thought."
Author: Richard Hofstadter
8. "Life with a man is more businesslike after it, and money matters work better. And then, you see, if you have rows, and he turns you out of doors, you can get the law to protect you, which you can't otherwise, unless he half-runs you through with a knife, or cracks your noddle with a poker. And if he bolts away from you--I say it friendly, as woman to woman, for there's never any knowing what a man med do-- you'll have the sticks o' furniture, and won't be looked upon as a thief."
Author: Thomas Hardy
9. "It was all so very businesslike that one watched it fascinated. It was pork-making by machinery, pork-making by applied mathematics. And yet somehow the most matter-of-fact person could not help thinking of the hogs; they were so innocent, they came so very trustingly; and they were so very human in their protests - and so perfectly within their rights! They had done nothing to deserve it; and it was adding insult to injury, as the thing was done here, swinging them up in this cold-blooded, impersonal way, without pretence at apology, without the homage of a tear."
Author: Upton Sinclair
10. "One must be businesslike, although the glass is falling."
Author: Vita Sackville West

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Author: Bill Maher

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