Thayer: Aw, you're too decent, Bret. You'll never make it in this town. You're a lamb among wolves.
Bret: That your trouble?
Thayer: (shrugs) Part of it. You know what I was? I was a judge once. A Judge. Coulda gone far … if I'd learned to say yes to the right people and no … to the bottle. Trouble is, the right people are always the wrong people.