The Americans Quotes
We got it wrong. Stobart isn't looking to starve us. He wants to save people.Elizabeth
Matthew: Do you want to break up with me?
Matthew: Of what?
Paige: I like you. A lot. But I've never had a boyfriend before. I don't know how to do that.
Matthew: Yes, you do.
Philip: That guy in the lab. That can't happen. Ever again.
Elizabeth: We'll be more careful.
Philip: More careful? This has been hard for me for a long time. You know that, right?
Elizabeth: I do. Look. When we know this kind of thing is coming up, maybe it can just be me.
Philip: No. No, it's us, Elizabeth. It's us.
Renee: Oh. You're so tight. What is it?
Stan: Oh, it's just stuff from work I can't really talk about.
Renee: Can't you just be, I don't know, vague?
Stan: I guess I was really aggressive with this stuff with my boss. I said a little too much. It'll work out.
Wolfe: If nothing else, we keep the KGB busy and irritated.
Stan: Well, we're certainly busy and irritated.
Wolfe: That's a good joke.
Claudia: How do you think the people at the centre are going to feel about a meeting between Philip and his wayward son?
Gabriel: Shouldn't that be Philip's decision to make?
Claudia: And when he tells Philip he was put in a psychiatric institution because he thinks the war in Afghanistan is a joke? What happens then? You care about him. We both do. But he's...shaky.
Elizabeth: I understand what you were doing, and it was smart, and it was brave. But Paige, if there is any slip, if they sense anything from you, Alice wouldn't come to us next time. She would go straight to the FBI.
Paige: I'm sorry. But I was there, not you.
Philip: Do you think we're gonna get fired?
Elizabeth: It's not funny.
Philip: I know.
Philip: How was your guy?
Elizabeth: I don't know. Full of himself. We're going hiking this weekend.
In Soviet Union, we have same great land, same great climate, but system is broke. They still move food by horse sometimes. By the time it gets to where it needs to be, it's already rotten.Alexi
Paige: Is it hard pretending to be other people?
Philip: Yeah. Sometimes it's really hard.
Philip: All this land out here. You know what it looks like? Home. We have this too. Why can't we grow enough grain ourselves? Alexi? Some of what he says? I...
Elizabeth: Everybody has problems.