Byrnes: Men, good or bad, don't follow what they don't respect.
Roosevelt: And what is it you teach them to respect?
Byrnes: I taught them to respect the badge and the uniform and all that they stand for. What they do not respect is weakness.
Roosevelt: Weakness is hiding in the past, old man.

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The Alienist Season 1 Episode 9: "Requiem"
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You are not alone in your sorrow, and there's no shame in grieving for those you love.

Roosevelt [to Kreizler]

"Haply I may remember, And haply may forget." -- Christina Rossetti