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Rennie Davis: I've been keeping a list every day. Americans who've been killed since the day we were arrested.
Tom Hayden: Why?
Rennie Davis: With the trial starting, it might get easy to forget who this is about.”
Red: We're Americans.”
Martha Levinson: Yes we do. We just don't give it power over us... history and tradition took Europe into a world war. Maybe you should think about letting go of its hand.”
Commander Denniston: Enigma isn't difficult, it's impossible. The Americans, the Russians, the French, the Germans, everyone thinks Enigma is unbreakable.
Alan Turing: Good. Let me try and we'll know for sure, won't we?”
Russian General: Hello.
Sebastian Shaw: [in Russian] Once again, my sympathies for your treatment at the hands of the CIA.
Russian General: These Americans are ruthless.
Shaw: Now they have their missiles placed in Turkey...I expect you'll be planning new missile sites of your own. Somewhere you know the American early-warning system won't help. I hear Cuba is lovely this time of year. And so close to Florida.
Russian General: Missiles in Cuba? You're serious? We may as well declare war.
Shaw: Maybe I wasn't clear enough. You will make this happen.
Russian General: Okay. Let's see what KGB think about this. [he picks up the phone] Hello? General Armivolkoff. [the rest of the Hellfire Club appears] It's nothing. [he hangs up and meets their demands]”
Amy: Excuse me, but what are you doing?
Hannibal: We're tying him up so he won't kill us if he comes-to.
Amy: [looking puzzled] I see. Excuse me again, but isn't he one of you, I mean isn't he on the team?
Amy: So then why do you have to drug him?
Hannibal: He hates the pilot.
Amy: Hates the pilot? Why?
Face: Because our pilot is insane.
Amy: [pointing at the cockpit] So he's up there now, flying us?
[Murdock, who should be flying the plane, walks past singing. Face gets up and leads him back to the cockpit]
Face: What a kidder!
Amy: I'm not sure you are exactly what I bargained for.
Hannibal: Let's get something straight right now. You want your friend back. The authorities shined you on, so you went out and hired a bunch of gun-fighters. Now, if you wanted someone with good manners, you should've hired an English butler.
Amy: The pilot's really insane?
Hannibal: We think so.
Amy: Are you still being chased by the government?
Hannibal: That's right.
Amy: What I don't understand, is why you're not living in Switzerland, where it's safe?
Hannibal: Because we're not Swiss. We're Americans. We've got a little problem right now. But we'll work our way out of it somehow. In the mean time, we stick together and do what we do best.”
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