“Primary Colors” quotes(1998)
Plot – Henry Burton is a black idealistic guy and the grandson of a leader for civil rights. He decides to participate to the campaign for Jack Stanton's presidential election and the group includes Richard, a brilliant but unlikely strategist, Libby, a woman who's fanatical about the cause, and Daisy, a media consultant. Jack Stanton and his wife Susan have strong personalities full of enthusiasm and their campaign goes on frantically, but the members' moods change quickly as sex scandals are a though challenge.
All actors – John Travolta, Emma Thompson, Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Adrian Lester, Maura Tierney, Larry Hagman, Diane Ladd, Paul Guilfoyle, Rebecca Walker, Caroline Aaron, Tommy Hollisshow all
“Primary Colors” Quotes 9 quotes
“I'm going to tell you something really outrageous. I'm going to tell you the truth.”
“We can do incredible things. We can change this country. I'm gonna win this thing. Look me in the eye, Henry, and tell me that you don't want to be a part of it.”
“Fuckin' cocaine. You know, I was really so successful at everything I did. Business, politics, hell, I could handle anything... except cocaine. Only I didn't know that because of cocaine. That's what really fucked up my marriage. It wasn't anything else. And... I did go to bed with 'Renzo once or twice. Hell, it was just a coke thing. I could do...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I'm blacker than you are. I got some slave in me, I can feel it.”
“- Susan Stanton: Isn't that the thing experience teaches you? Not to get burned?
- Henry Burton: Does anyone ever learn that?
- Susan Stanton: Not the best people.”
“That's how history is made, Henry: by the first-timers.”
“Your grandfather was a great man. Jack Stanton could also be a great man, if he wasn't such a faithless, thoughtless, disorganized, undisciplined shit.”