Madam Secretary Season 4 Episode 2: "Off the Record" Quotes
Elizabeth: I'm asking you to focus on one little girl who doesn't need to die today.
Libyan Politician: We did nothing to this girl.
Elizabeth: No. But she will die if you do nothing now. Isn't it our most fundamental responsibility to save innocent lives? I am begging you.
We need those corner mirror things. Not that the Landmarks Commission will ever allow it.Russell [after Stevie spills coffee on him]
Jareth: Do you want me to be honest with you or not?
Stevie: Of course. Just not after withholding your true feelings when we're making a decision and then getting all pissed off at me about how miserable I've made you because of, I don't know, my family's oppressive dynastic thumb!
Stevie: Why are you being so weird?
Jareth: Maybe it's just disconcerting to be under the thumb of a political dynasty when you've been disinherited by your own family.
Elizabeth [about paint colors]: See, now I'm leaning towards Ionian Grotto. [pause, stares at the wall] They're all exactly the same, aren't they?
Henry: Pretty much.
No heroics, Bess. And if DS decides to pull the plug at any point, I'm authorizing them to pick you up throw you back on the plane! You got that?Dalton
You're not some random envoy, Elizabeth. If anything happens to you, we won't just be sad, it'd be an act of war!Russell