Forget about the Iranian hack. They are looking at everything and if they can't find something, they'll find it anyway.

Mike

I get that you think you're protecting her, but I think you and I and everyone out there is going to have to take a breath and see what it's like to have a woman President by having one. The country elected her. Now it's time for us to step back and let her lead.

Henry

Russell: There are protesters in the stands.
Stevie: Can't they leave the politics out of baseball?
Elizabeth: They're just exercising their First Amendment rights.

You had to remember that she had just run circles around Miller in a Town Hall Debate, and all the media had to say was that she was overprepared. The nastier Miller was, the more his poll numbers went up, and there was nothing we could do about it. And rather than thinking about our dying campaign or the death of democracy, it was easier for a minute to indulge her.

Mike

When did Presidents ever have time to play golf?

Elizabeth

If we are to face climate change head on, we all have to sacrifice a little bit so we can do something about it while there's still time.

Elizabeth

The honeymoon's over. From now on, 40% of the country is going to hate you at any given time. Get used to it.

Russell

She isn't a diplomat anymore. She's a leader. Leaders don't negotiate with protesters.

Russell

Elizabeth: Are we taking this healthy thing too far?
Henry: I wouldn't say that. It's just a lot of chewing.

While President McCord is confident that the investigation will show that there is no truth to Hansen's accusation that her campaign colluded with the Iranian interference into the election, but she respects Congress' authority to oversee the executive branch.

Daisy

The lies you've been spewing for the last couple of years have done nothing for American security.

Elizabeth

I am truly honored for the offer, Elizabeth, but no matter how you spin this, I would still be abandoning my party. I appreciate the courage it took you to ask me, but I'm not that courageous.

Carlos

Madam Secretary Quotes

Elizabeth [pointing at a pastry]: To be clear, that's the last I wanna see of that today.
Blake: No purse muffin?!

Jason: Some woman says it's the President's office.
Elizabeth: The PTA?
Jason: The United States.