Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 1: "Hail to the Chief" Quotes
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
Elizabeth: Even Nixon managed to get big stuff done during Watergate. Opening China, creating the EPA...
Mike: And all anyone remembers is Watergate.
How do you win a fight where your opponent is willing to hit below the belt and you're not?Elizabeth
No politician's ego ever met a principle it couldn't crush.Mike
The scandal didn't hurt Miller in the polls. He could eat babies on live TV and his base wouldn't care as long as he panders to their fears.Mike
Mike: If it gets out that a foreign government helped topple your opponent, the legitimacy of your presidency could be in jeopardy.
Elizabeth: This is a lot bigger than me. Our democracy was interfered with.
Elizabeth: I have your short list on my desk.
Mike: I have it right here. I picked it up off the pile and dusted it off. You have to find a replacement, because the President of the United States wouldn't go back on her word.
Artists have inspired me to do everything meaningful in my life. I may have even learned a little on Keats and Shakespeare when wooing my wife. There is nothing more inspiring than creativity, and nothing more creative than the arts. They must be funded.Henry
The head bone is connected to the thigh bone, but the people of Alabama don't care about the body politic. They care about runaway spending.Senator
Senators Windbag and Expediency are here.Mike
I don't know why. I think these shoes belong to a different party, one where fun goes to die.Elizabeth