CONLIN: You missed it, you piece of shit.
SAAD: Missed it?
CONLIN: Yeah, this guy. [Shows him the picture from Quinn’s phone]
SAAD: What about him?
CONLIN: He was working with Sekou Bah.
SAAD: That guy? Fuck no.
CONLIN: You’re absolutely sure?
SAAD: He looks like government, man. He looks like you.

CONLIN: Does everyone in northern Virginia have a security clearance?
APPLICANT: Yeah, it comes with your Starbucks rewards card.
CONLIN: I figured I had this gig in the bag.
APPLICANT: With all the people they’re hiring, you probably do […] I was tailored access operations at Lackland. Dude, they kept us in a cage. I can’t wait to get into the private sector. All that data they wouldn’t let us touch. Can you believe the numbers they’re throwing around here?
CONLIN: I know. They say anything strange to you?
APPLICANT: “We’re a node on the parallel backbone, sitting on the biggest fiber-optic transit in the world.” 96.8% of the world’s data, the great bit stream from which all else must arise? Right fucking underneath us. Gives me an information throbber.

CONLIN: I had the C.I. come by the office today.
CONLIN: He confirmed it. That guy in the photo you sent me? Not an associate of Sekou Bah. I ran his photo through NGI, they came up empty, just like you.
CARRIE: So we still have no idea who he is?
CONLIN: If that guy, if he’s involved in the bombing like the photos suggest, but he wasn’t working with Sekou, I don’t even know what we’re saying here.
CARRIE: I don’t either. Not yet.

Carrie: Since when is engaging in religious and political debate online a punishable offense?
Conlin: When its intent is to motivate people to attack the United States.

Homeland Quotes

Carrie: I missed something once before. I won't, I can't let that happen again.
Saul: It was ten years ago. Everyone missed something that day.
Carrie: Everyone's not me.

Carrie: Because Abu Nazir is playing the long game. This way no one expects a thing.
Saul: Except you?
Carrie: Except me.