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: If you were a *man* I'd kick the living dog-shit out of you. Patty Hewes
: If *you* were a man I'd be worried.
: Do you see a husband in your future? Ellen Parsons
: Yeah, I guess. I hope so. Patty Hewes
: You know what they say. "Hope is the thing with feathers." Ellen Parsons
: Emily Dickinson. That bitch will say anything.
: I know how hard you worked to get your shot with me, but you turned it down to be with your family. That's an interesting choice.
] Patty Hewes
: Ms. Hewes? Is there any way I could still interview? Ellen Parsons
: I think it would be a waste of time, Ellen. You're hired.
: Kids are like clients. They want all of you, all the time. I mean don't get me wrong, I love my son. Ellen Parsons
: Well, that's the main thing. Patty Hewes
: No. Love's nothing, love's easy. They come out of you, you love them. What you do after that is the hard part.
: Who would want to do this to you? Patty Hewes
: How much time do you have?
: Ever since I was little I always thought I would die violently.
: Taking power away from a man is a dangerous thing. Someone always pays.
: Michael, I don't understand why you would want to feel stupid. Michael Hewes
: Because I'm scared. Patty Hewes
: Of what? Michael Hewes
: Of being smarter than you. I afraid you're gonna realize it.
] Ellen Parsons
: Please don't do this. David Connor
: I don't want this life. Ellen Parsons
: David... David Connor
: We're done. Patty Hewes
: [cut to Hewes office
] He called off the engagement? Ellen Parsons
: Maybe we went too far. Do you regret what we did?
: How is it that a woman who's argued cases before the supreme court hates to give a speech in public? Patty Hewes
: There are nine people on the Supreme Court, and only six are awake on any given day.
: I'm here because I'm willing to negotiate. Patty Hewes
: There's nothing to negotiate. This isn't about money. Arthur Frobisher
: Oh, no, no, no, of course not. I know you don't give a shit about justice, Patty. So what do you want? Patty Hewes
: I want you disgraced. I want history to erase your every achievement. I want you to feel the disgust in your children's eyes when they look on you in shame. Arthur Frobisher
: This has been lovely...
] Patty Hewes
: It's rude to abandon a girl on the dance floor. Arthur Frobisher
: The song's over, Patty. Patty Hewes
: Almost as bad as abandoning a girl in a burning car. Arthur Frobisher
: All right. Let's get this over with, shall we? $300 million. Patty Hewes
: Must have been horrible, her face smashed clear through the windshield. Arthur Frobisher
: $450 million. Patty Hewes
: Blood everywhere, gasoline, searing heat. I'm told that you never forget the smell of burning flesh. Arthur Frobisher
: $850 million, that's my final offer. Patty Hewes
: Did she shout out your name when she died? Arthur! Arthur? Arthur!
: London. Of course.
[to Malcolm, regarding where Phil's mistress works
: Why are you dating a child? Jill Burnham
: Michael is not a child. Patty Hewes
: Are you mentally ill? Jill Burnham
: Feel free to look around, if you see anything you want to buy I'll give you the family discount. Patty Hewes
: You will break his heart, and when you do, I'll rip your face off
: It tastes like a Ho-Ho.
[to Ellen, Katie, & Felicia
: Mmm, what is this called? Ellen Parsons
: A ding-dong. Patty Hewes
: A what? Ellen Parsons
: A ding-dong. Patty Hewes
: Its delicious, it tastes like a Ho-ho.
] Ellen Parsons
: [grinding and moaning on top of him
] David! Patty Hewes
: [is suddenly on top instead
] David! What's the matter, David? David Connor
: Where's Ellen? Patty Hewes
: I'm right here.
[slowly starting in again
] David Connor
: [whistling tea pot wakes him out of his sleep
: [planning the deposition
] I'll give you home-court advantage. Ray Fiske
: Not interested. But since we're on the topic, how many sessions? Patty Hewes
: Seven. Ray Fiske
: Two. Patty Hewes
: Five. I have a lot of questions. Ray Fiske
: That's what wikipedia is for.
: [standing in Popler's kitchen
] I'm going to wait and watch until you buy a house, or Mildred buys a car, or Chloe here buys a toothbrush. You need to understand this, Larry, no Popler for the next hundred years will be able to spend a nickel of that money without being humiliated, disgraced and locked up. You all have a nice night...
: Consider this the carrot, you don't want the stick.
: It's biology, Ellen. A man should want to be in charge. Now the trick is making him feel like he actually is.
: She'll be back. Trust me.
[to Tom, referring to Ellen, in the closing scene at Patty's house
: When I look at you all I see is guilt.
: [to opposing counsel
] I'm not looking to destroy you. We attorneys survive: it's the clients that come and go.
: What happened with Katie? I spoke to her, Ms. Hewes. I don't believe she's lying. Patty Hewes
: Really? Why is that? Ellen Parsons
: Because she has no reason to. Patty Hewes
: Don't be stupid, Ellen. Everyone's hiding something. Ellen Parsons
: Really? So what are you hiding?
: I want you to come home. Michael Hewes
: I think that would be a mistake. Patty Hewes
: Why? Michael Hewes
: Because I like it here. Life is simple, no distractions. Patty Hewes
: Michael, this isn't you. Michael Hewes
: Well, that was the point, wasn't it? To change me? Patty Hewes
: Your behavior, not you. I didn't send you here to become someone else. Michael Hewes
: You sent me here to prove a point. That you're in control, that you dominate, that, no matter what, you'll always win. And you're right, mom, you will. I've finally realized that. Patty Hewes
: I don't want to win anything. Michael Hewes
: Sure you do, and I'm okay with that now. Getting away from you was the best thing that could've happened to me. It gave me clarity. Patty Hewes
: Did it? Michael Hewes
: You wanted to completely control of my life. so you took away my free will. Some pretty terrific parenting, real mother-of-the-year type stuff. And I'm glad you did it, because I like it here. Patty Hewes
: No, you don't. You're coming home. Michael Hewes
: I'm not going anywhere.