Designated Survivor Quotes
Lyor: Seth is good.
Lyor: The virus is better.
You don’t know what it’s like to walk in my shoes. And i won’t always be around to tell you, but that statue will. It stays.Reverend Dale
There are times in our society when we have to act in faith on behalf of the greater good. And, unfortunately this is one of them.Kirkman
Alex: Why do i get the feeling my mom likes you better.
Tom: Because she likes me better.
Wells: Damian, you’ve been tracking Lloyd as long as I have, right?
Damian: Unsuccessfully, I might add.
Wells: Correct, that’s because every time you think you have him cornered...
Damian: You don’t, because he always leaves himself… an escape hatch.
Senator: If I give your guy free reign, what about the next guy?
Aaron: Senator, the president wants to make sure there is a next guy.
Mr. President, Patrick Lloyd was responsible for the deaths of over 1,000 people. After all the suffering, the country deserves its moment.Emily
I tracked this guy, for six months, all over Europe, with every single resource at my disposal, and I never even got close. He is so clever.Wells
Kirkman: Do you think this glorified office building is worth $7 billion?
Mike: No sir, I think it's worth a whole lot more.
Kirkman: Something's off with this. Both sides refuse to negotiate. Both sides refuse a third party intervention. The hijackers keep changing their demands, making it impossible for us to meet them, even if we wanted to, which they know we can't because we don't negotiate with terrorists.
UN Secretary General: It's like both sides want the situation to deteriorate.
Kirkman: Yes, it's exactly like that.
Emily: Lyor, you can't control what I drink.
Lyor: Well, maybe not. But, I can make failure a virtue.
This president has survived an assassination attempt, the murder of his vice president, and an opposition, who can only seem to agree on the single proposition that he should be thrashed at every turn. And yet, the president has never wavered in his belief in the American dream, or in the fundamental belief in the goodness of the American people.Seth