I didn't enter this race for some cushy spot on a stupid commission.

Alicia

I worked in that office. Bishop could cure cancer and wipe out world hunger and they'd still want him.

Finn

You care. I need somebody who doesn't care.

Kalinda

Life...sucks.

Eli

You win the election. You think it's over. It's never over.

Alicia

This is a press witch hunt. They like building people up so they can knock them down. Now it's Alicia's turn.

Peter

The law is suppose to be fair, not impersonal. In fact I would argue that the law is always personal. It has to see the human side too or else it's meaningless.

Diane

I'm sorry Sir, but if you want to decide on gay marriage you have to see who you’re impacting and it can’t be an actor.

Diane

You're like an 18-year-old. Everything's about where you can stick it.

Alicia

Peter: You have to control the narrative.
Alicia: To keep me from looking like the slutty wife?

If you don't want a story told, it's better to tell it yourself.

Eli

Eli: OK. Strategy session. Two pronged attack.
Marissa: Oh, I love the two prongs. Even as a kid we had two pronged attacks.

Good Wife Quotes

Alicia: We need to leave this week.
Cary: Are you sure?
Alicia: Yes.

It's hard to be on this side.

Cary