Popular Action Quotes
Sarah Fenn: What are you going to do?
Bob Lee Swagger: Exercise my right to bear arms.
Howard Purnell: You have embarrassed this office. You will be facing a review from the office of professional responsibilities.
Nick Memphis: Sir, I don't, I don't feel embarrassed. A force recon marine scout sniper disarmed me 3 weeks out of the academy, if anything I feel lucky to be alive.
General Hummel: Remember Operation Desert Storm? Those surgical hits made by our smart bombs that were covered so well on CNN? It was my men on the ground that made those hits possible by lazing the targets. Twenty of those men were left to rot outside Baghdad after the conflict ended. No benefits were payed to their families. No medals conferred. These men died for their country and they weren't even given a goddamn military burial. This situation is unacceptable. You will transfer one hundred million dollars from Grand Cayman Red Sea trading company to an account I designate. From these funds, one million dollars will be paid to each of the 83 marines' families. The rest of the funds, I will disperse at my discretion. Do I make myself clear?
Womack: Except for the Red Sea Trading Company. What is that?
General Hummel: Identify yourself.
Womack: This is FBI Director Womack, General.
General Hummel: It's a slush-fund where the Pentagon keeps proceeds from illeagal arms deals...
General Al Kramer: Jesus, Frank, this is classified information!
General Hummel: You alert the media, I launch the gas. You refuse payment, I launch the gas. You've got 40 hours, until noon, day after tomorrow, to arrange transfer of the money. I am aware of your countermeasure. You know and I know it doesn't stand a chance. Hummel from Alcatraz, out.
There's going to be more shooting, more people are going to die. I didn't start it, but I mean to see it through.Bob Lee Swagger
Congressman Weaver and esteemed members of the Special Armed Services Committee, I come before you to protest a grave injustice... It has to stop.General Hummel
Bob Lee Swagger: Where are we meeting?
Colonel Isaac Johnson: Somewhere where I can see you coming from a god damned long way off.
You don't believe me, Dr. Jones? You will, Dr. Jones. You will become a true believer.Mola Ram
There's always a confused soul that thinks that one man can make a difference. And you have to kill him to convince him otherwise. That's the hassle with democracy.Senator Charles F. Meachum
Agent Paxton: Mr. Mason, I'm Special Agent-in-Charge Ernest Paxton.
John Mason: In charge of what? Fucking me over for another three decades?
Agent Paxton: I don't know anything about your previous matters. We've brought you here because there's a situation that we think you can help us with.
John Mason: What might that be? I've been in jail longer than Nelson Mandela, so maybe you want me to run for president.
Russ Turner: Now, the only reasonable question to ask after that is: what the fuck is going on?
You know, I like history too, and maybe when this is all over you and I can stop by the souvenir shop together but right now I just... I just wanna find some rockets!Stanley Goodspeed
You dare not do that.Mola Ram