Kevin Lomax: Is this a test?
Pam: Isn't everything?
John Milton: Don't get too cocky my boy. No matter how good you are don't ever let them see you coming. That's the gaffe my friend. You gotta keep yourself small. Innocuous. Be the little guy. You know, the nerd... the leper... shit-kickin' surfer. Look at me.
[stops and pauses]
John Milton: Underestimated from day one. You'd never think I was a master of the universe, now would ya?
Kevin Lomax: "Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven", is that it?
John Milton: Why not? I'm here on the ground with my nose in it since the whole thing began. I've nurtured every sensation man's been inspired to have. I cared about what he wanted and I never judged him. Why? Because I never rejected him. In spite of all his imperfections, I'm a fan of man! I'm a humanist. Maybe the last humanist.
Who, in their right mind Kevin, could possibly deny the twentieth century was entirely mine.John Milton
A woman's shoulders are the front lines of her mystique, and her neck, if she's alive, has all the mystery of a border town. A no-man's land in that battle between the mind and the body.John Milton
These children haven't been properly parented in many years. They're practically feral. That's why I was brought in.Chuck Wetherhold
Jack: What are you afraid of?
Alex Rover: Everything!
Jack: Be the hero of your own life story.
Alex Rover: Don't hand me that line - I wrote that line!
I'm not going back. I'm fightin' this thing.Brandon King
Here's your new ID. If you go, you're gone for good.Passport Issuer
Military Clerk: Brandon Leonard King?
Brandon King: Yes.
Military Clerk: You have orders to report to the First Brigade.
Brandon King: Not me, I'm gettin' out today.
Military Clerk: You leave on the 22nd, shipping back to Iraq. You've been Stop-Lossed.
With the shortage of guys and no draft, they're shipping back soldiers who's supposed to be gettin' out.Brandon King