Madam Secretary Season 6 Episode 4: "Valor" Quotes
Elizabeth: What we're doing has never been done before. First one through the wall always gets bloody.
Morejon: I don't care about bloody. I just don't want to be ineffective.
The VA tries, but it is big and needs all the help we can give it. People fall through the cracks because of bureaucratic failures, and it's hard for warriors to admit weakness.Henry
Elizabeth: The bombing was a long time ago. I feel like I should be over it. And then there's this thing where it's like, if I'm talking about it, I'm bringing it into the house. Like I can keep it at bay if I don't give it a name.
Henry: This is why we have got to educate people about this issue.
Not everyone who experiences a traumatic event experiences PTSD. That's part of the problem. It's entirely unpredictable.Henry
It's not that complicated. The VA has modernized its appeals process and now it's time for mental health to get an overhaul.Elizabeth
Stevie: Talia didn't tell me that -
Dmitri: That she's setting us up? Me either. She told me that she needed my approval for a new guy she is dating.
Stevie: She knew how to get you here.
Dmitri: My sister watches too many rom-coms.
I'm sorry, Henry. I think what we need is a real debate, not grandstanding with a recipient of the Medal of Honor.Morejon
This is how veterans are treated in this country every day. All this 'thank you for your service.' I'd trade all those platitudes for someone who cares.Brad Jenkins
Blake: I've got one. 'The female candidate, looking pale and drawn...'
Daisy: Translation - a woman candidate got off her bus without doing her makeup.
Blake: I don't understand. She's a former CIA operative who survived a bombing and an attempted coup in Iran. Meanwhile, most members of Congress can't mow their lawn.
It's not the VA's fault. They're understaffed and underfunded. Congress needs to do its job.Jenkins
Major Jenkins has brought great credit on himself and upheld the highest traditions of the Marines. Because of you, 10 Marines were saved and two more came home. God bless you Major Jenkins, and God bless the Marines. Sempre fi.Elizabeth