Madam Secretary Season 5 Episode 13: "Proxy War" Quotes
Russell: You think I'm working against you. I'm not. I work for the President. It's my job to protect him.
Henry: And it's my job to not care what your job is.
Elizabeth: You okay?
Henry: Yeah, I'm just trying to wrap my head around normalizing the number of dead children that is acceptable.
The US is always happy to use Y'israel as a pawn to advance its own agenda. You give us weapons, then handcuff us when we try to use them. You give us money and tell us how to spend it.Israeli ambassador
She was yelling into the abyss and now she's got a megaphone! You had one job and that was to take care of this!Russell
Dalton: I'm not going to tolerate any more Russian expansionism. It's tme we had a very tough talk with Syria.
Russell: A country with which we have no diplomatic relations.
If the US won't help defend us, we will defend ourselves!Israeli representative
Elizabeth: Kind of busy, sweetie.
Allison: The Internet is really slow, like stone age slow!
Elizabeth: So call our provider.
Allison: My paper is due tomorrow!
Elizabeth: Go to the library. They have Internet and happy, smiling people who aren't busy trying to save the world order from crumbling.
Woman: I have a right to be here!
Russell: Yes, you do! But criticizing is easy. Governing is hard! Put that on your next placard!
Dozens of dead children! There has to be accountability.Dalton
Protester: Hey, you work for the White House, right?
Russell: I'm just trying to go -
Protester: One of the architects of the bombing, right here?
Russell: Hey -
Protester: I have a right to my opinion!
Russell: I'm not saying you don't! But while you're out here protesting, I'm working 16 hours a day to try to resolve the situation you're protesting about.