This old WSJ article detailing the legal fight between Google and the interior designer for their Boeing 767 has a funny quote from Eric Schmidt, as he mediates a fight between Sergey and Larry over whether they can have Cal-King beds in their suites on the plane.
Mr. Schmidt stepped in to resolve that by saying, "Sergey, you can have whatever bed you want in your room; Larry, you can have whatever kind of bed you want in your bedroom. Let's move on."
This rang familiar, cause whenever my brother and I would get into a fight in front of my dad, he'd say something like this:
OK, you two! Get outta here! Go into John's room if you want to fight. Fight away. Whoever kills the other one first can come out and tell me about it.
Now we see why Eric Schmidt makes the big bucks.
And with that, onto the earnings call...