Arthur Frobisher
Top Links
main detailsbiographyby votesphoto galleryquotes
by yearby typeby ratingsby votesby TV seriesby genreby keyword
Did You Know?
photo galleryquotes

Quotes for
Arthur Frobisher (Character)
from "Damages" (2007)

The content of this page was created by users. It has not been screened or verified by IMDb staff.
"Damages: Do You Regret What We Did? (#1.9)" (2007)
Nancy: You're going to have to look comfortable answering Patty's questions about corporate malfeasance, about accounting irregularities, and about why you stole the life savings of 5,000 people.
Arthur Frobisher: That might be easier than singing.

Arthur Frobisher: 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...
[walks away]
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!

"Damages: Blame the Victim (#1.8)" (2007)
George Moore: [walking onto land parcel] Wow, this looks like a whole lot of nothing.
Arthur Frobisher: You know who built up this part of the state?
George Moore: Wasps.
Arthur Frobisher: Beavers.
George Moore: You lost me.
Arthur Frobisher: No, I'm not kidding. Place was flush with them. Indians used to trap them and then trade them for everything: blankets, hatchets, iron kettles. Then when they got hooked on the white man's goods, they started trading the only other thing they had left.
George Moore: Otters?
Arthur Frobisher: No, you idiot. Land. I'm going to develop this.

"Damages: She Spat at Me (#1.6)" (2007)
Arthur Frobisher: Are you kidding me? Look what you're doing here. I mean, you're living on you're sleeping on a futon. Come on. You know, of course you're writing about my life. You don't have one, you know? And you're screwing the immigrant because what
George Berber: Excuse me?
Arthur Frobisher: appreciate their culture?
George Berber: Excuse me?
Arthur Frobisher: Is that what you say to yourself? The truth is you're just trying to feel superior. Try running a $40 billion industry.

"Damages: A Pretty Girl in a Leotard (#2.6)" (2009)
Arthur Frobisher: Man, ballet. I can never get into it. Even the dancers, which is kind of odd. You know, you'd think, what could go wrong with a pretty girl in a leotard?
[to Walter Kendrick, in the theater lobby]

"Damages: Jesus, Mary and Joe Cocker (#1.2)" (2007)
Bearded Man: Well, there's always a solution.
Arthur Frobisher: What kind of solution?
Bearded Man: A permanent one.
Arthur Frobisher: [shocked] What? Oh, God, no. What, you think that I...?
Bearded Man: It wouldn't get back to you.
Arthur Frobisher: We're... we're talking about a human life here. She's an innocent girl. She didn't do anything. She was just in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Bearded Man: Sometimes, that's enough.
Arthur Frobisher: You're serious, aren't you? You're actually suggesting...
Bearded Man: Look, Mr. Frobisher, you're insulated. You have resources. This kind of thing is simpler than you'd think.
Arthur Frobisher: [trying to make a joke of it] So, how's that work? You know a guy, you make a call?
Bearded Man: It's simpler than you think.
Arthur Frobisher: [serious again] Yeah. Of course it is. Become powerful enough, eventually every option gets presented to you, doesn't it?
Bearded Man: Yes, sir.
Arthur Frobisher: One day, you're living your life, the next thing you know, some man shows up on your doorstep and offers you the ultimate decision.
Bearded Man: And that's all it is, Mr. Frobisher... just another decision.
Arthur Frobisher: No. You go down that road and then... you know... who are you? I mean, there's no going back. No, no, no.
Bearded Man: Think about your family, Mr. Frobisher.
Arthur Frobisher: Don't you tell me what - !
Bearded Man: [interrupting] This case is going to end with someone's life being destroyed. Why should it be yours?
[Frobisher stares at him in shock, then backs slowly away and walks off]

"Damages: A Regular Earl Anthony (#1.5)" (2007)
Ray Fiske: I'm worried the sun don't shine on the same dog's tail all week.
Arthur Frobisher: [after a pause] I have no idea what that means.
Ray Fiske: It means we got *lucky*.

"Damages: They Had to Tweeze That Out of My Kidney (#2.8)" (2009)
Arthur Frobisher: This is the bullet that he shot me with. I mean, they had to tweeze that out of my kidney.
[referring to the bullet in his hand]