Avery Tolar
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Avery Tolar (Character)
from The Firm (1993)

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The Firm (1993)
Avery Tolar: Abby, the girl on the beach was a setup. They do things like that, in case the other enticements don't work.

Abby McDeere: What are they going to do to you?
Avery Tolar: Whatever it is, they did it a long time ago.

Avery Tolar: How'd you find that out?
Bill DeVasher: What do you think I am around here, a fucking night watchman?
Avery Tolar: I get confused sometimes.
Bill DeVasher: Well, don't.

McKnight: He lied about his brother.
Avery Tolar: Wouldn't you lie about having a felon in the family to get a job like this?
Bill DeVasher: He ought to be kept on a short leash.
Avery Tolar: Why? You've got nothing to be suspicious about.
Bill DeVasher: I get paid to be suspicious when I've got nothing to be suspicious about.

Avery Tolar: You know, I have a very bad reputation.
Abby McDeere: What do you do?
Avery Tolar: I run around.

Avery Tolar: Do you think l'm talking about breaking the law?
Mitch McDeere: No, I'm just trying to figure out how far you want it bent.
Avery Tolar: As far as you can without breaking it.

Mitch McDeere: What led you to law school?
Avery Tolar: It's so far back I don't think I can remember.
Mitch McDeere: Sure you can, Counsellor.
Avery Tolar: I used to caddy for lawyers and their wives on summer weekends. I looked at those long tan legs and just knew I had to be a lawyer. The wives had long tan legs, too.