Joseph Palmi: You know, we Italians have our families and the church, the Irish have the homeland, the Jews their tradition, the niggers their music. What do you guys have?
Edward Wilson: We have the United States of America. The rest of you are just visiting.

How did the Irish poet say it, hmm? "E'er friend for today, is tomorrow's heartbreak."

Arch Cummings

You know what I tell people when they ask why I don't use the word "the" when I talk about CIA? Do you put a "the" in front of God?

Richard Hayes

Joseph Palmi: You're the guys that scare me. You're the people that make big wars.
Edward Wilson: No, we make sure the wars are small ones.

I'm sorry for not standing, my fucking feet are killing me.

Bill Sullivan

Bill Sullivan: You understand that whatever we discuss here doesn't leave this room?
Edward Wilson: Of course.
Bill Sullivan: The president has asked me to look into creating a foreign intelligence agency.

Hello, I believe you know me as Ulysses. Do you know what our code name is for you... it's "Mother". Yes, they said you were the quiet type. But your silence speaks volumes, what is the saying? "Your silence is deafening," yes that is it. You will be a great advesary Mother, hopefully for many years.

Ulysses

Edward Wilson: My orders came through. I'll be going overseas.
Clover Wilson: What are you going to do, Edward? Save the world?
Edward Wilson: I'll do what I can.

Edward Wilson: You are never to tell anyone what it is that I do!
Clover Wilson: What you do? I don't know what you do! You leave at five, you're home at ten, seven days a week! I live with a ghost! I don't know anything about you!

It isn't about dedication and loyalty, it's about belief in what we do.

Edward Wilson

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The Good Shepherd Quotes

How did the Irish poet say it, hmm? "E'er friend for today, is tomorrow's heartbreak."

Arch Cummings

It isn't about dedication and loyalty, it's about belief in what we do.

Edward Wilson