Will Gardner Quotes
Will: In Chicago, you need your friends three times: at your wedding, your wake, and your first indictment.
Will: I heard peer review was rough.
Alicia: A bit. How important is it?
Will: I don't know. We're trying to figure that out. You think it's stupid?
Alicia: I think it encourages people to denigrate each other to save their jobs.
Will: I read your reviews. You didn't.
Cary: (to Alicia and Will, before taking Alicia's deposition) This is funny, isn't it? All these connections. My old workplace, my old boss, my old coworker... and my new boss competing with your husband. And then there's you two and... your thing.
Will: Chicago. Shall we start?
Diane: This is a betrayal. You said that you would support me.
Will: I didn't see the facts.
Diane: Now the facts are important to you? In court, you couldn't give a damn.
Will: Come on, Diane. It's money! It's about keeping our doors open. My father drove his business into the ground giving money to everyone he knew. And I'm not going to make the same mistake.
Diane: You know what you just did? You just lost your certain vote.
Will: Are we being played in some way?
Diane: I don't see how.
Will: I don't either. It's making me suspicious.
Diane: (about the merging) Good job.
Will: Not me, you. It's like Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
Diane: As long as we're the ones snatching.
No, you know what? I'm not just dropping this. You wanna know my plan? My plan is I love you, okay? I've probably loved you ever since Georgetown. So phone me. I'll meet you anywhere, and we will make a plan. If none of this makes sense to you, just ignore it. No embarrassment, nothing. We'll just go back to how things stood.
Diane: You dancing a jig inside?
Will: Like Rose on the Titanic.
Diane: Who would have thought our firm would be worth more without us than with us?
Will: Really undermines one's confidence.
Diane: We're like ghouls.
Will: As long as we've solvent ghouls.
Court is a lesson in humility.
Will: You worried about Peter?
Alicia: I'm worried about everything.