"This was a noble house once, lad! McDucks sailed forth in fear o' no man born o' woman ... except maybe the tax collector!"
"I did spend $76,520 on hookers, booze and dancers. But mainly hookers. I was a little shocked initially, but then I realized I could claim most of it back as entertainment. It's true! "
—Will Emerson, Margin Call
"Tis easier to suppress the first Desire, than to satisfy all that follow it."
—Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanack (1751)
"Hell, if marijuana was legal, I'd appear in a commercial for that, too."
—Billy Dee Williams responds to criticism for endorsing Colt. 45 malt liqour
'"How Charlie hasnít officially changed his name to 'F.N. Hammered' is beyond me."
ď'Superbly well-to-do people tend to have much less of an impetus to work through things now,' Dr. Stone said. 'They have so many opportunities to seek gratification that theyíre not hurting in the same way. Iím thinking of a narcissistic and unmarried patient in his late 40s who, in another time and under most circumstances, youíd have said missed the boat. He could get gratification through his wealth and move from one model to another, so that he didnít really need to maintain a relationship.'"
—Eric Konigsberg, "Age of Riches - Challenges of $600-a-Session Patients"