Madam Secretary Season 4 Episode 8: "The Fourth Estate" Quotes
Russell: Well, it's eleven am, and we have put away a drug lord and a corrupt foreign minister. That's efficiency.
Elizabeth: You should take the rest of the day off, Russell. Maybe catch a yoga class.
Russell: That's...the funniest thing you've ever said to me.
Blake: Do I put you firing me into your calendar?
Elizabeth: Yeah, please do.
Blake, I'm gonna do you a favor. In one year, I'm gonna fire you. [Blake laughs] No, I'm serious.Elizabeth
Elizabeth: There isn't a phrase that scares me more than "something needs to be done."
Elizabeth: It means no one really knows what to do.
Henry: Well that's a hell of an accusation.
Morejon:I don't hear you denying it.
Henry: Of secret thing, I am silence.
Morejon: You always quote the bible when you're backed into a corner?
Henry: That's the Bhagavad Gita, actually.
Morejon: Go with smug. Fine.
Realtor: And this is the second bedroom.
Edie: Kind of perfect for to start a family.
Blake: That's a little cart before the horse.
Edie: You'll find someone. Blake is bisexual, so twice the playing field.
Stevie: Do you want a drink?
Dmitri: Um, no, I don't. Just a club soda.
Stevie: A Russian who doesn't drink?
Dmitri: Yeah. That's, uh, that's why they kicked me out.
Both my parents work for the government, so if I avoided everyone that they work with, I would have to leave town to date and...just live life in general.Stevie
Mexico is our neighbor, and one of our most reliable allies and trade partners. We can't just force them into rooting out corruption. It's like having a best friend who won't stop robbing banks.Elizabeth
Elizabeth: Usually, those private sector guys, they hate working with the government.
Kat: Tell me about it. So, I facebooked Fisk. Found he's deep into Neal Stephenson.
Elizabeth: That doesn't ring a bell.
Kat: Yeah, no, sci-fi author. He wrote Cryptonomicon. Anathem? Um, Seveneves? Wow, still no bells. Okay. Now I know your Christmas gift.
We have been in this relationship for years. It's time I met your parents, Blake.Elizabeth
My parents are private sector people. They... To their mind, leaving finance to go work for the government was like blasting a fire hose full of money off a cliff into the abyss.Blake