John Ray Grisham, Jr. (born February 8, 1955) is an American lawyer and author, best known for his popular legal thrillers.
- He's a two-faced, cutthroat, dirt-dumb, chickenshit, slimy little bastard... with a bright future in politics.
- Attorney Robbie Flak speaking of the (fictional) Governor of Texas, The Confession, Ch. 12 (2010)
- My name became a brand, and I'd love to say that was the plan from the start. But the only plan was to keep writing books.
- Interview, Guardian, Friday 25 November 2011