Dr. Robert Chase: Once this case is over, you going back to surgery?
Martha Masters: That's the plan.
Dr. Robert Chase: I think that's a mistake. I think you should go back to surgery.
Martha Masters: I just said I was.
Dr. Robert Chase: No. You said it was your plan. Which means House might be right. You might be lying to yourself.
Martha Masters: Would it be so terrible? You chose House over surgery.
Dr. Robert Chase: My time here has *changed* me. In ways not everyone in my life thought was for the better.
Dr. Gregory House: [after Wilson wins the bet] Bird recover okay?
Dr. James Wilson: Physically - yes. Emotionally - it was a long night. Next week - ferrets?
Martha Masters: House, I can't do it. I'm leaving.
Dr. Gregory House: Surgery?
Martha Masters: ...I - don't know what I mean to do. But I *do* know I don't want to be here.
Dr. Gregory House: ...Nothing will ever be simple again.
Martha Masters: I'm fine with it.
Martha Masters: I did things no doctor in their right minds would do.
Dr. Gregory House: Good.
Martha Masters: I manipulated, lied, forged, stole.
Dr. Gregory House: I don't want to know the specifics. I'd be called to testify.
Martha Masters: I broke the rules because I believed I was right.
Dr. Gregory House: You were.
Martha Masters: Then why don't I feel good or satisified? Instead I just feel like throwing up.
Dr. Gregory House: And you're following me to ask how I break the rules and maintain my rosy demeanor?
Martha Masters: I didn't do it to be happy. I-I just thought I would be.
Dr. Gregory House: You can't always get what you want.
Dr. Remy 'Thirteen' Hadley: Because the real reason I was gone is not something I want to share.
Martha Masters: Couldn't you just say that? Should be enough for Foreman and the others.
Dr. Remy 'Thirteen' Hadley: How long have you worked here? House's people have personalities that range from nosy to "Pardon me while I do this cavity search."
Martha Masters: Isn't that House's chicken?
Dr. James Wilson: Disgusting beasts. I don't know why I ever agreed to this bet.
Martha Masters: So call it off.
Dr. James Wilson: And lose $20?
Dr. Remy 'Thirteen' Hadley: You did this?
Martha Masters: Parents signed the consent form. Amputate her arm.
Martha Masters: It's kind of like coming to an end of an extreme roller coaster. Even with the terror, nausea and whiplash. I'm a little sad that it's over.
Martha Masters: House has opened up an internship.
Dr. Lisa Cuddy: You do realize if you take it. He'll probably end up firing you again.
Martha Masters: He's always hired me back.
Dr. Lisa Cuddy: And he'll continue mocking and insulting you- whatever chance you get.
Martha Masters: It's certainly toughened me up. You're trying to get me to say good things about him.
Dr. Lisa Cuddy: NO! I'm trying to make you make your own decision and leave me alone. Working with House is great - and it sucks - often simultaneously. Most people can't work in that environment. Question is: can you?
Martha Masters: Can someone please explain to me what House and Wilson are doing with those chickens?
Dr. Remy 'Thirteen' Hadley: They have a bet to see who can keep a chicken in the hospital the longest without getting busted by security. Advancing past the vertebral artery.
Martha Masters: And why are they doing this?
Dr. Eric Foreman: The place they bought them only had one pig.
Dr. Gregory House: [to Masters] So coloring inside the lines is more important than saving this girl's life? I was wrong about one thing - you are not exceptional.
Kendall Pearson: It has nothing to do with anybody - except me. The other racers would think I was crazy. I'd set off on some tacking angle that made no sense to them because they couldn't see what I saw. I could sense the changes in the wind - before they happened... Top of the game - you play by different rules.
Martha Masters: You want me to be like you. It's not gonna happen.
Dr. Gregory House: It's the last thing I want. Because then neither one of us would be exceptional.
Dr. Robert Chase: I think when you *do* change, it's not so simple to go back.
Martha Masters: No one will stop Kendall sailing. You need to step in.
Dr. Gregory House: Sign on the door says I'm a Diagnostician. Cool diagnosis means I'm finished.
Martha Masters: She could die.
Dr. Gregory House: Pretty sure the law of the land says that everyone has the right to be an idiot - think it's the Second Amendment.
Martha Masters: Did you always know that sailing was 'it' for you? That it was the right thing?
Kendall Pearson: I didn't even start till I was 10 & at first I was not a fan. Certainly there's plenty not to like about sailing.
Martha Masters: But now that you're so into it...
Kendall Pearson: Oh, no. There's still plenty of things I hate about it. I hate being wet. I hate being cold. I hate eating nothing but freeze dried food.
Martha Masters: That was quite the endorsement.
Kendall Pearson: Sailing is amazing, but it doesn't mean I love every second on the boat. Doing what you love means dealing with things you don't. If there were nothing to overcome it might not be that... ow!
[reacting to pain in her arm - end of scene]
Dr. Gregory House: Masters, there's no hurry. There's no wrong choices. At least that's what they tell people who make crappy choices.
Donovan: Point is: you rub people the wrong way. But House is okay with your lack of bedside manner. He's okay with your willingness to argue any point with anyone - even if they outrank you. He's okay with your peculiar fashion sense.
Martha Masters: It's peculiar?
Donovan: House doesn't think you're weird - which is weird. But good weird.
Dr. Eric Foreman: I'm glad you're going to be sticking around after today.
Martha Masters: Really? You want me to stay?
Dr. Eric Foreman: It's good to add a different perspective to the department. Someone who still remembers there are rules other than House's.
Martha Masters: If I don't play by House's rules, he won't let me in.
Dr. Eric Foreman: Find a way around it.
Martha Masters: I'd have to *lie* to him, which is still lying.
Dr. Remy 'Thirteen' Hadley: Lying about a lie, that's practically telling the truth.
Dr. Robert Chase: What's with the sudden interest in her future?
Dr. Gregory House: You know, a blacksmith who spends this much time hammering out a new blade from raw Jell-O, he gets curious about who ends up wielding it.
Dr. Eric Foreman: No reason to be curious unless you're interested in wielding it yourself. You want her to intern here.
Martha Masters: You did an LP? Why didn't you page me?
Dr. Gregory House: Oh, I'm sorry. Did you want to do one of those? You should've spoken up. You want the job or not?
Martha Masters: Um... I... After careful consideration, I have decided to accept your offer for an internship.
Dr. Gregory House: Great. My department has a slightly different procedure log.
Martha Masters: Uh, you forged the last one. I only did 9 LPs.
Dr. Gregory House: Do you know how to do an LP?
Martha Masters: Of course.
Dr. Gregory House: Do you know how to do 9 LPs and say it was 10? It's time to grow up. Turn that in, the job is yours.
Dr. Gregory House: Don't you have your own surgery?
Martha Masters: I took a break. I told them I had to pee.
Dr. Gregory House: You lied. Small one but it's a gateway lie.
Martha Masters: I care about the patient.
Dr. Gregory House: Another lie. You care about being exceptional.
Martha Masters: I told her dad I was gonna take care of her.
Dr. Gregory House: A third lie. Welcome to the slippery slope.