— I’ll try being nicer if you’ll try being smarter.
— I have plenty of talent and vision. I just don’t care.
— I’m not being rude. You’re just insignificant.
— I will always cherish the initial misconceptions I had about you.
— It might look like I’m doing nothing, but at the cellular level, I’m really quite busy.
— I see you’ve set aside this special time to humiliate yourself in public.
— I don’t have an attitude problem. You have a perception problem.