Quotes from House of Cards (Page 2)

Quotes from House of Cards
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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 2 Episode 9

The road to power is paved with hypocrisy and casualties. Never regret.

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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 2 Episode 7

Presidents who obsess over history obsess about their place in it, instead of forging it.

Politicians, History
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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 2 Episode 5

Shake with your right hand, but hold a rock in your left.

Trust
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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 2 Episode 2

The president is like a lone tree in an empty field. He leans whichever way the wind is blowing.

Politicians
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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 2 Episode 2

One heartbeat away from the presidency, and not a single vote cast in my name. Democracy is so overrated.

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Quote by Claire Underwood from House of Cards in Season 2 Episode 1

Am I really the sort of enemy you want to make?

Enemies
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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 12

A smart man once said to me that speculation is a poor form of politics. Why don't you stick to what you know?

Politicians
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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 9

If she wants to be an adult, let her see how she can fly once she leaves the nest.

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Quote by Peter Russo from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 9

Journalist: 'If I didn't think you were such a liability to yourself, congressman, I might even like you.'
Peter: 'If your circulation was as high as The Wall Street Journal, I might like you back.'

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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 8

Harmony. It's not about what's lasting or permanent, it is about individual voices coming together for a moment. And that moment lasts the length of a breath.

Moment, Present, College
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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 5

If you do decide to take the coward's way out, cut along the tracks, not across them. That's a rookie mistake.

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Quote by Zoe Barnes from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 4

The White House is where news goes to die. Everything's canned. These perfectly prepared statements.

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Quote by Claire Underwood from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 3

You make a lot of sacrifices. You turned down a six-figure salary at Google to start your own non-profit. People don't get Malaria in Palo Alto.

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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 3

The only two words I want to hear from you when I ask you to do something are 'Yes' and 'Sir'.

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Quote by Claire Underwood from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 2

I'm not worried about your brain. It's your heart we're talking about.

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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 2

Money is the McMansion in Sarasota, that starts falling apart after ten years. Power is the old stone building that stands for centuries.

Money, Power
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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 1

Power is a lot like real-estate. It's all about location. The closer you are to the source, the higher your property value.

Power
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Quote by Zoe Barnes from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 1

Zoe: 'I read somewhere that JFK never lasted more than three minutes.'
Francis: 'The point being?'
Zoe: 'Time is precious. Powerful people don't have the luxury of foreplay.'

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Quote by Zoe Barnes from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 1

'Maybe I could come up?'
Zoe: 'You're so sweet, really. But if I was gonna fuck you, you'd know.'

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Quote by Peter Russo from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 1

You want me to say those three magic word. One of which starts with an L. Okay, I'll say it. Christina Gellegar... lick my balls.

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Quote by Claire Underwood from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 1

Francis: 'I am sorry.'
Claire: 'No, that I won't accept.'
Francis: 'What?'
Claire: 'Apologies. My husband doesn't apologize. Even to me.'

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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 1

The nature of promises is that they remain immune to changing circumstances.

Trust
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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 1

There are two kinds of pain: The sort of pain that makes you strong, or useless pain, the sort of pain that's only suffering. I have no patience for useless things.

Pain
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Quote by Francis Underwood from House of Cards in Season 1 Episode 12

I said to my professor, ‘Why mourn the death of presidents, or anyone for that matter? The dead can’t hear us.’ And he asked me if I believed in heaven. I said, ‘No.’ And then he asked if I had no faith in God. I said, ‘You have it wrong; it’s God who has no faith in us."

Death
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