Madam Secretary Season 4 Episode 11: "Mitya" Quotes
Dmitri: I'm so sorry, Stevie.
Stevie: No, no, I am. I didn't mean to get you...exiled or whatever.
Dmitri: It's okay. Exile is a very Russian thing. It's like a rite of passage.
It was a fool's errand from the beginning. I shouldn't have let guilt cloud my judgement. But the thing is, honestly, I wanted to support a woman who felt betrayed.Elizabeth
Teresa: I cannot abandon those children. I made a promise to the American people, to their parents, to bring them home.
Elizabeth: Your promises are not my problem. National security is.
Let me tell you a story. I started out as a PTA mom who just wanted the school board to remove asbestos from the gym. I've won a lot of tough elections since, mostly against smug, entitled men who I had to work twice as hard as. But that was all right. I expected it. But you know what I really couldn't stand? There was always this one influential woman who just wasn't sure about me. Of course, what she was really struggling with was her own ambition.Teresa
Blake: Ooh, this is the thing where he talks to "ordinary" Russians. I love this.
Jay: Taking canned questions and creating your own personality cult. It has a certain perverse charm.
Matt: I love how weird it is. It's like The View meets Joseph Stalin.
Russell: Hurst was the only person who could deliver us Pennsylvania. I would have sold my own mother to get those electoral votes.
Elizabeth: Does Conrad know?
Russell: I make promises so he doesn't have to.
Elizabeth: Did you tell Teresa Hurst that you would support her campaign if she ran for president?
Russsell: Teresa Hurst is a fine public servant. We just happen to like you better.