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Quotes for
Admiral Roebuck (Character)
from Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

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Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Admiral Roebuck: With all due respect, M, I think you don't have the balls for this job.
M: Perhaps. But the advantage is, I don't have to think with them all the time.

Admiral Roebuck: [to Russian General] Can't you people keep anything locked up?

[the Royal Navy has launched a cruise missile at a terrorist site Bond is surveying - Robinson gets on communications line with Bond]
Charles Robinson: White knight, 4 minutes to impact. Get out of there.
[pause]
Charles Robinson: Yes, dammit, I know what it is, it's on the screen in front of me. It's a jeep in front of a plane! Now get the hell OUT of there!
Admiral Roebuck: What the hell is going on?
Charles Robinson: [to Bond] You will NOT wait! That is an order!
Admiral Roebuck: What is your man waiting for?
Charles Robinson: White Knight?
[Robinson reacts with horror to something on the screen]
Charles Robinson: Oh my God, those are Soviet SB-5 nuclear torpedoes! If the cruise hits them...
M: Order them to abort the missile!
Admiral Roebuck: [picks up phone] HMS Chester, urgent, Abort missile! Abort missile!