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: How about over here? Did you check this drawer?
Peter: What is it you need to hear from me? I will never touch another woman again.
Alicia: What do you want, a prize, Peter? It seems to be the minimum prerequesite.
Peter: For both of us.

I found condoms in your bedside table. I was looking for your letter opener. I thought maybe they belonged to Zach. You know, you found them in his room. But then I thought you wouldn't take them. You'd have a sensible conversation with him about responsibility. So then, I thought they were yours. But that didn't make sense because you have an IUD.

Peter

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?
Alicia: Good.
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.

You just lost at craps, Will. You don't make a deal with the croupier; you just go home.

Patti Nyholm

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.

Will

Miss Nyholm, I get it. You're a mom. We're all impressed. Can we move this along now.

Judge Parks

Religion is like a drug, in small doses it's curative, in large, it's addictive.

Eli

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.

Good Wife Quotes

If I ran, what's the plan?

Alicia (to Eli)

There's probably less back stabbing [in jail] than in the state's attorney office.

Peter