George Clooney quotes
“You have a new backpack. Only this time, I want you to fill it with people. Feel the weight of that bag. Make no mistake - your relationships are the heaviest components in your life. All those negotiations and arguments, and secrets and compromises. You don't need to carry all that weight. Do you feel the straps cutting into your shoulders?...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Find the ones who haven't given up. They're the future.”
“- Barry Grissom: You want the contract, you're signing a confidentiality agreement; it's gonna be bulletproof, and it's gonna be retroactive. Because Marty's too nice to say it, but with everything you know about this place and the clients here and the people who work here, it makes it a little weird when you come in and ask for 80 grand.
-...” (continue)(continue reading)
“The society must be better than the individual.”
“- Bob Barnes: Intelligence work isn't training seminars and gold stars for attendance.
- Fred Franks: What do you think intelligence work is Bob?
- Bob Barnes: I think it's two people in a room and one of them's asking a favor that is a capital crime in every country on earth, a hanging crime.
- Fred Franks: No Bob, it's assessing the...” (continue)(continue reading)
“It's like seeing someone for the first time, like you can be passing on the street, and you look at each other for a few seconds, and there's this kind of a recognition like you both know something. Next moment the person's gone, and it's too late to do anything about it. And you always remember it because it was there, and you let it go, and...” (continue)(continue reading)
“You gotta plant both your feet on the ground and start livin' life.”
“Polaris. You see it? It’s the most important star in the sky. If you ever get lost, it’ll help you find your way.”
“I'm afraid we didn't do a very good job of looking after the place while you were away.”
“In our galaxy alone, there are billions of stars, each one a sun to its own solar system. And most of those suns have planets, so it stands to reason that of these hundreds of billions of exoplanets that exist in our galaxy, at least one of them has the potential to support life.”
“I know I'm devastatingly good looking but you gotta stop staring at me.”
“I don't want my daughters growing up entitled and spoiled. And I agree with my father: you give your children enough money to do something but not enough to do nothing.”
“You know you're on the path to truth when you smell shit, isn't that what they say?”
“- Frank Walker: Okay, accept that there is a world where I know, with absolute certainty the exact time of your death? Now, do want me to tell you, or not?
- Casey Newton: Of course I would. Who wouldn't? But — what if accepting my death is what causes it? So the answer is yes. I would want you to tell me — but I wouldn’t believe you.
- Frank...” (continue)(continue reading)
“So... I once told your predecessor that she was nothing but a combination of ones and zeroes. I was wrong. She was much more than that.”
“Woman is the most fiendish instrument of torture ever devised to bedevil the days of man.”
“We accidentally replaced your heart with a baked potato. You have about three seconds to live.”