Corrine Whitman: Why don't you ask your boss how badly he really does want to stick his neck out for a terrorist.
Alan Smith: Well, he might for due process. Maybe I should have a copy of the Constitution sent to your office.

Honey, this is nasty business.

Corrine Whitman

There are upwards of 7,000 people in central London alive tonight, because of information that we elicited just this way. So maybe you can put your head on your pillow and feel proud for saving one man while 7,000 perish, but I got grandkids in London, so I'm glad I'm doing this job... and you're not.

Corrine Whitman

Corrine Whitman: I have no information on your husband.
Isabella Fields El-Ibrahimi: You know where he is.

JUST TELL ME HE'S OKAY!

Isabella Fields El-Ibrahimi

This is my first torture.

Douglas Freeman

In all the years you've been doing this, how often can you say that we've produced truly legitimate intelligence? Once? Twice? Ten times? Give me a statistic; give me a number. Give me a pie chart, I love pie charts. Anything, anything that outweighs the fact that if you torture one person you create ten, a hundred, a thousand new enemies.

Douglas Freeman

Can we dial down the boobies?

Damon Schmidt

Ronald Fleury: [referring to Six Million Man] That's my shit.
Colonel Faris Al Ghazi: [confused] You need bathroom?

It's LEH-vitt, not Le' Vesque. I'm not a goddamn French-Canadian.

Adam Leavitt

Adam Leavitt: What did you say to Mayes to get her to stop crying?
Ronald Fleury: I said we were going to kill them all.

Brad Neary: I don't understand these fractions.
Roy Neary: What's one third of sixty?
Brad Neary: That's a fraction, I don't understand them.
Roy Neary: Alright, let's say that this boxcar is sixty feet long, OK?, and one third of it is across this switch here, alright... And now another train is coming... Now, how far do you have to move this boxcar so that the other train doesn't smash it? Quickly Brad, there are thousands of lives at stake... Brad any answer...

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