"Me? I'm just one of those shadowy figures who inhabit the mysterious twilight world where the medical and legal professions meet."
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"Now you're getting the hang of it!"
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"And here's good news for the defense. I am disqualifying myself on the grounds of blatant prejudice."
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"If you represent special interests, I can seat you immediately."
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"We're talking business ethics not ethics."
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"If you want justice, it's two hundred dollars an hour. Obstruction of justice runs a bit more."
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"It's the S.E.C. How do you plead?"
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"But how do you know for sure you've got power unless you abuse it?"
"You have, it would appear, high recognition!"
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"I own one plane, two yachts, four houses and five politicians."
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"Perkins here, representing taxes."
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"Number 6522719? Our executive assistant warden says he's sorry but he's been unavoidably detained at the squash court. However, if you will leave your criminal record he'll be happy to reschedule for next week."
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"Listen, pal! I didn't spend seven million bucks to get here so I could yield the floor to you."
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Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely.
"There's nobody in right now. They're all out looking for hanky-panky."
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"The figures for the last quarter are in. We made significant gains in the fifteen-to-twenty-six-year-old age group, but we lost our immortal souls."
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"Look into my heart, get a sense of my soul."
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"It's time we have a little chat."
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Some other drugs you may enjoy.
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"I'm trying to find a way to balance your strengths against your felonies."
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"I don't know if it's me or the system, but it seems harder and harder to make a mockery of justice."
"On the other hand, it's great to be out of Washington!"
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"Sure, money may be imaginary - but at least it's got everybody imagining it."
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"You've been around here longer than I have. What are 'congressional ethics'?"
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