Will Gardner Quotes
15 years of doing this and I still can't tell who is innocent and who is guilty. Everyone is a mystery.
Will: Kids are excited?
Alicia: Yeah... but nervous.
Will: And you?
Diane: This is a power play, pure and simple.
Will: Nothing here is pure, and nothing here is simple.
Diane: Didn't we agree to not take this?
Will: No, we agreed to cut the flowers and the paper cups. The least I can do is take the cases I want.
Diane: You sure this isn't pride?
Will: Of course, it's pride. What's wrong with pride? Pride built the pyramids.
Diane: And Watergate.
I understand that, Your Honor, but we both know if you don't use the proper form of 'sustained' or 'overruled', the matter can't later be appealed. And I was surprised in reviewing your past court cases, how often you encouraged lawyers to move on without actually ruling, therefore avoided having your non rulings overturned on appeal. (he pauses) In my opinion.
Will: Do you have a map?
AUSA Rivers: Do I have a what?
Will: A map, so I can show you where you live. That, my friend, was a Chicago defense. Get used to it.
Alicia: I like work. I like working here. I don't want everywhere I go to be a mess.
Will: We're not going to talk about this. We're not going to say any more, okay?
Will: We're going to go to dinner in one week's time and we'll talk then.
Will: We can't drop our class action.
Alicia: I know.
Will: There are 68 other couples just like them. (she gives him a look) Yes, it's about the firm, too. But we can't drop the class action.
Alicia: I understand.
Will: Don't you like this? Being a lawyer? Isn't it fun?
Alicia: It has its moments.
If a doctor is not examining her within three minutes I will call the police and file a malpractice suit against you, personally. Don't make an enemy out of a lawyer, lady.
Diane [about Alicia]: It's a side benefit of having her on staff, right? Use her connections.
Will: His connections.
Diane: Her connection to his connections, is that a problem?
Will: This isn't really your baby is it, what's her name?
Patti Nyholm: Bite me.
Will: Is that dutch?
Will: In a few days time, my clients baby will be dead.
Mr. Harper: Objection, your client's fetus.
Judge Parks: Thank you Mr. Harper, I'm sure we'll all feel much better with that distinction.