This is a press witch hunt. They like building people up so they can knock them down. Now it's Alicia's turn.

You're like an 18-year-old. Everything's about where you can stick it.

Alicia

Peter: You have to control the narrative.
Alicia: To keep me from looking like the slutty wife?

So you don't personally think I'm a racist but saw political advantage in calling me a racist.

I'm the Governor and you are asking me for a favor. You want something. That's a favor.

"Documents don't go away. Your signature doesn't go away."

Peter: I'm not going to let you throw away this marriage because you have some idealized notion of a marriage that you're not even sure cared about you!
Alicia: You're a bastard!
Peter: And you're a selfish bitch! But you know what? We're all that we have.
Alicia: No. Not anymore. Don't worry, I'm not going to divorce you. You're too valuable to me professionally, just like I am to you. But we're not going to see each other anymore.

Peter: Oh my God. How many times do I have to tell you when I cheated it didn't mean anything?!
Alicia: Well, then. That was a waste. Because when I cheated, it did!

Peter: Alicia, the way you're handling this Will thing...
Alicia: I'm doing my best.
Peter: Oh well, if this your best then I think we need to talk.

Alicia: Oh dear God. Would everyone just stop thinking I'm falling apart at the frickin' seams?
Peter: Everyone? When did I become everyone?

Peter, I can tell you quite definitively Alicia's not going to talk to... Will is dead.

Eli

Peter: Eli, what's going on.
Eli: You have to greet the press.
Peter: No, you need to tell me what's going on right now.
Eli: If I tell you what's going on you won't want to greet the press.

Good Wife Quotes

It's hard to be on this side.

Cary

Will: I can't decide this by myself, but I can sway most of the partners, and I think you'll enjoy a honeymoon period as the Governor's wife.
Alicia: Uh...OK. I..I'm not...
Will: I want you to consider replacing Diane as managing partner.