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Quotes from How to Succeed in Business

How to Succeed in Business

'How to Succeed in Business' - Season 5, Episode 9

Cory is envious when Shawn is more successful in their work-study program. Meanwhile, Eric is embarrassed when Amy joins his creative writing class.

Air Date: November 28, 1997.

Quote from Cory

Cory: This corporate world is my very essence. Okay, and as I climb the ladder to success, I want you there right with me.
Shawn: Next to you?
Cory: Behind me. That's how ladders work.

Quote from Eric

Eric: As I turned the corner and walked down that road, it occurred to me. Either I was going the wrong way or that semi-truck was. But that's life. And it's all we have. Thank you.

Quote from Cory

Topanga: Why didn't they give you a fax, Cory?
Cory: Well, at my level they don't fax you, you just know.

Quote from Mr. Feeny

Eric: Your paper was so good and I'm so proud of you that I sent a copy to grandma.
Amy: Mother?!
Mr. Feeny: Oh dear.

Quote from Eric

Eric: You can't do that, Amy.
Amy: Why are you calling me Amy?
Eric: Because that's your human name.

Quote from Mr. Feeny

Mr. Feeny: Amy, it's some of the most provocative fiction I have ever read.
Amy: It's all true, George.
Mr. Feeny: Oh dear. ... Well, nevertheless you have a lot of talent. ... I mean as a story teller.

Quote from Eric

Eric: "An Evening in Cape Cod", now this is more like it. "As Alan touched me, my lips began to quiver". Don't you do anything but quiver? ... Oh my God, you do.

Quote from Eric

Jack: By the way, that last paper you wrote, I couldn't stop thinking about it.
Eric: That's because it was smut! "My lips quivered." - it was filth. It was screamy filth.

Quote from Eric

Eric: Mom, I'm going to give you the same pearls of wisdom you gave me. "There's a whole big world out there. You go be part of it, young man."

Quote from Shawn

Cory: They're not paying us to have fun.
Shawn: Cory, they're not paying us at all. Which is exactly why the CEO of this company is going to get a photocopy of my butt.

Quote from Jack

Eric: We had a little discussion and she promised no more revealing stories about her and dad.
Jack: I'm gonna miss those. Especially the one in the elevator.

Quote from Eric

Eric: I just feel a woman of your age should be out there doing something productive.
Amy: Oh, yeah. What do you call raising three children?
Eric: Done. Hatched. Raised.

Quote from Eric

Eric: Amy? Her name is not Amy. It's Mrs. Matthews.

Quote from Eric

Amy: A Young Married Woman by Amy Matthews.
Eric: Oh this is great. A thousand words on dryer lint.

Cory: You know, I don't get it, Phil. All he did was pick up a phone.
Phil: Was it ringing?
Cory: Yeah.
Phil: He's a smart kid.

Quote from Cory

Cory: No, Shawn. Sex does not sell. Focus on the bacteria. On the gingivitis. On teeth falling out. That's the pitch.

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