Industry Season 1 Episode 4: "Sesh" Quotes
Harper: I actually wrote a paper on the moral case for capitalism.
Greg: That must have been short.
Harper: No, it was 8000 words.
Yasmin: Are you sure, Harper? Nothing good ever happens past 2 AM.
Robert: Everything good happens past 2 AM!
Harper, you can't represent us like this, in this condition. It was a chance to represent the firm in front of Sara. Remember, this place is bigger than one desk.Daria
Yasmin: It feels weird to be in a position of power here.
Robert: So what are you gonna do with it?
Robert: Look, you're his project. You're allowed to make one mistake.
Harper: No, no, actually, I'm not. I'm not allowed to make any mistakes. People like you are allowed to make mistakes.
Robert: What the fuck does that mean?
Harper: Mistakes are a privilege.
Yasmin: Well, you can either stand on the sidelines and comment, or you could join us and try to affect change.
Robert: I think Yasmin's very capable of navigating these things herself. But ultimately --
Yasmin: Ultimately, you come here because it's one of the few workplaces where nobody cares where you're from. There are many potential role models here. You can be one of them.
I'm not going to be held responsible for your lack of responsibility.Duncan
Yasmin: I don't need you to speak for me.
Robert: I wasn't.
Yasmin: Yeah, well, in my experience, anyone that calls themselves a "male feminist" is usually the villain of the piece.
Robert: Yeah, well, I never made that claim. You know, just... it wasn't all right.
Harper, no client is worth being burned alive.Daria
The only real currency you ever have as a salesperson is honesty.Nicole
When I was a summer analyst at Solomon, my boss looked like Newman from Seinfeld. Like Newman, if he was a linebacker. He once said to me, "I used to think if there was such a thing as reincarnation, I wanted to come back as the president, or the pope, or a 400 baseball hitter. But now, I want to come back as the Bond Market because it intimidates everybody." People like us, born at the bottom. Where would you put our percentage chance of ever making that top quintile? It's about 3%. That's intimidating; we intimidate people here. Why is that? Because hunger is not a birthright. Your qualifications don't have to be a problem for you because they don't have to be a problem for me. Understand what I'm saying?Eric
But there are generally two times to tell me when you fucked up. The moment it's fucked, or the moment it's unfucked.Eric