Milton Glenn
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Milton Glenn (Character)
from Murder in the First (1995)

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Murder in the First (1995)
Milton Glenn: ln life for every action there is a definite and distinct reaction. Action
[cuts his hand with his razor]
Milton Glenn: ... reaction
[we see the blood dripping from the hand]
Milton Glenn: .
Henri Young: Yes, Mr. Glenn.
Milton Glenn: Now, if you escape, action: l lose my job... Reaction: l have a family that l will not be able to provide for! Now, knowing this information, can you tell me why you would possibly want to escape and jeopardize my family? l've done nothing to you but my job. And instead of letting you learn by breaking the rules, l feel l need to show you how to obey them. Tolerance. Tolerance for pain. My tolerance of you. But tolerance can be mistaken for kindness. And kindness can be mistaken for weakness. And we can't have weakness, can we, Henri?

Milton Glenn: Some men are broken by the laws that they break, unable to resist the forces that are pulling them down. Other men live by the rules that society sets down. You're not one of them.

Henri Young: Mr. Young, I am not here to satisfy any sexual fantasies that you might have.
[said by the female attorney]
Henri Young: You're not?
Milton Glenn: No, I'm your attorney.
[said by the female attorney]

Henri Young: I won. "Reaction." You can't ever take that away from me.
Milton Glenn: Take him to the hole.