and she - if she is the boss - she's in the studio with, you know, Jonathan Ross and Lenny Henry - and they've got their suits on. And the only thing that makes that crazy ride worthwhile is 'Did I enjoy it? The bad news is that Neil will be taking over both branches, and some of you will lose your jobs.
They're doing their bit, they're counting the money. But, their hands are clean, while I'm down here in the office with the little starving kids..." "What upsets me about the job? People could come to me, and they could go, 'Excuse me, David, but you've been in the business twelve years. My proudest moment here wasn't when I increased profits by seventeen per cent, or cut expenditure without losing a single member of staff. It was a young Greek guy, first job in the country, hardly spoke a word of English, but he came to me and he went, 'Mr. Those of you who are kept on will have to relocate to Swindon, if you wanna stay. On a more positive note, the good news is, I've been promoted. You're still thinking about the bad news, aren't you?
david brent: sorry, if it's a basil fawlty type character, well, er, maybe i should do it, just for the comedy.
brent: i'd like to make a complaint please rowan: don't care david brent: well i am staying at the hotel.
Can you just spare us a moment to tell us how to run a team, how to keep them task-orientated as well as happy? That's the tragedy." "I said, 'If Head Office try and come here and interfere, they've got me to contend with, okay?
You can go and fiddle with Neil's people, but I'm the head of this family. I am, if anyone does.'" "I suppose I've created an atmosphere here where I'm a friend first, boss second.
Warning: Includes explicit language Nothing works more on a love interest more than a compliment followed by an over share, damn.
Safe to say to use the golden words and thoughts of Mr Brent in the online dating game, you might be playing with fire.
Next challenge for these office aficianados, crowbar his introspective poem ‘Excalibur’ into a Tinder chat.
"People see me, and they see the suit, and they go: 'you're not fooling anyone', they know I'm rock and roll through and through.
He was rubbish." "You've seen how I react to people, make them feel good, make them think that anything's possible. And I don't do it so they turn round and go 'Thank you David for the opportunity, thank you for the wisdom, thank you for the laughs.' I do it so, one day, someone will go "There goes David Brent.