Madam Secretary Season 3 Episode 6: "The Statement" Quotes
And confirmations are in for your Global Development meeting in Montreal. So far, you're meeting with chef Jamie Oliver to discuss global children's nutrition, the Saudi Foreign Minister Kasib Hajar exploring the future of solar power, and George Clooney to stare deeply into his eyes. [pause] And talk mass genocide.Blake
Nadine: Any one of substance will dismiss the story.
Matt: And what about the rest of the country?
Daisy [to bruised Jay & Matt]: Oh my god, what happened?
Blake: A sample sale at Brooks Brothers?
Is it somebody's birthday? I love morning cake.Elizabeth
Of course, I'm just as horrified as everyone that a deranged man blew up a coffee shop. I mean, how could anyone ever doubt that? But I'm not saying anything, publicly or otherwise, because I shouldn't have to. My condemnation should just be a given. When a white man shoots up a black church, no one demands that white men across the country denounce the attack. It's understood that the perpetrator is on the fringe, that every American decries the tragedy. But somehow, when an Islamic extremist commits an atrocity, every Muslim is implicated. All my years of public service, every ounce of decency I've ever shown is erased by other people's fear and revenge.Matt
I'm not exactly a poster child for Allah. I bury my ethnicity and religion because...I don't want to deal with the assumptions. But it's who I am. I'm tired of denying it.Matt
Henry: She's used her YouTube tutorial as a metaphor for the democratization of media, third-wave feminism, and the internet as a virtual university.
Elizabeth: What? All of that in 500 words or less?
Henry: I never knew smokey eyes could be so poignant. [chokes up] It's really good. And now I'm getting misty eyed.
Elizabeth: You're very cute when you're overwhelmed by intelligence.