15 Quotes from The Firm book by John Grisham

The Firm Quotes

Hello. I am Deepak Kundu, an avid book reader and quotes collector. Here is a list of 15 quotes that I liked and saved while reading The Firm book by John Grisham. I hope you enjoy reading them.

The Firm Quotes

If you join our firm, put in ten hard years, make partner and put in ten more years, and you’re not a millionaire at the age of forty-five, you’ll be the first in twenty years. - The Firm

We hire only the best legal secretaries and we pay more than any other firm in town. You’re looking at the best, not necessarily the prettiest. - The Firm

Alcohol and lawyers go together like blood and vampires. Most lawyers drink like fish, and the profession is plagued with alcoholism. - The Firm

Some of the most unethical people I’ve met have been my own clients. - The Firm

It’s easy to pad a file when your client is a multimillionaire who wants to screw the government and wants you to do it legally. - The Firm

When you were in law school you had some noble idea of what a lawyer should be. A champion of individual rights; a defender of the Constitution; a guardian of the oppressed; an advocate for your client’s principles. Then after you practice for six months you realize we’re nothing but hired guns. Mouthpieces for sale to the highest bidder, available to anybody, any crook, any sleazebag with enough money to pay our outrageous fees. - The Firm

Panic is a way of life in a major law firm, and clients like Sonny Capps can cause ulcers. Our clients are our only assets, so we kill ourselves for them. - The Firm

Wives can really get in the way, can’t they? - The Firm

Don’t mention the firm to me. I don’t want to hear about what they like or dislike, or what they do or don’t do, or what they encourage or discourage. - The Firm

Listen, son. You’re a very bright young man, and you’re on your way to big bucks. Don’t screw it up. Just work hard, play the game, buy new cars, build bigger homes, the works. Just like all the other guys. Don’t try to be no hero. - The Firm

The Mob never forgets. They’re worse than elephants. - The Firm

Any lawyer worth his salt knew the first offer had to be rejected. Always. - The Firm

Lawyers have a sixth sense and can almost smell if a secretary or a clerk has been in a file. - The Firm

Today is the first time in my life I’ve ever thought about dying. And if you don’t think about death, you don’t appreciate life. - The Firm

There are worse things than sailing around the Caribbean with eight million bucks in the bank. - The Firm