Darius Jedburgh: People who put trees and flowers before people, they're beyond reasoning with. You can never appeal to their humanity, because they don't believe in humanity, except as a form of moral pollution.
Ronald Craven: My daughter never expressed such a view.
Darius Jedburgh: She probably did, Craven, a dozen times a day, but you never noticed it.
Harcourt: There's no need to play the Texan, Jedburgh, we can take it as read.
Harcourt: We're not funded by the M.O.D., but by the Prime Minister's Office.
Pendleton: And the Arts Council...
Harcourt: Mr Pendleton has us down as a band of strolling players.
Pendleton: And the Commonwealth?
Harcourt: As professional historians...
Pendleton: And the G.L.C.?
[Greater London Council]
Harcourt: A lesbian co-operative.
Darius Jedburgh: Frick and frack!
Darius Jedburgh: Well, the Met picked him up, then they dropped him again... from the sixth floor.
Darius Jedburgh: You're stirring up the natives. You're making them restless. We have our own interests on this island. Quite apart from the airbases, there's the golf courses.
Grogan: The golf courses?