Roland Burton Quotes
Roland: Do we know each other?
Marcus: No we don't.
Roland: But you told my assistant it was a family matter.
Marcus: It is. I'm David's father.
Joan: I do know a lot of officers who think gays undermine the war effort. I work for one.
Joan: Oh yeah. A couple years ago, General Clark spoke out about lifting the ban.
Everyone lives with an element of risk in their lives, but we don't have to live with ignorance and fear. And we don't have to punish an 11 year old boy because we're too narrow minded to know better.
Your mother and I talked about it, and we don't want you to have another day like today. Ever.
Pull your pants up man. Don't nobody want to look at your underwear. We are young men of character, remember? Thank you!
Joan: Well, I'm holding a town hall meeting tomorrow night showing everyone I'm willing to listen and respond to their concerns. What do you think?
Roland: Bring your Kevlar.
Roland: I don't do teen therapy groups.
Charlie: Why not? You're obviously good at it.
Roxy: And now she's breaking us up. Just like Yoko.
Roland: Here's to Pamela. The good times, the bad times...
Roxy: And everything in between.
Roland: Blackberry down now.
Joan: Given what we know, do you think we should lighten his punishment?
Roland: No, we gotta stay consistent.
Joan: I know, it just hurts.
Roland: Joan, his mother gave him up when he was two. His grandmother died. His last mother gave him up into the system. It stands to reason that he has issues.
Joan: I understand. It still hurts.
Joan: I know it's crazy, but I feel like he's already ours. Like he was meant to be a part of our family.
Roland: Yeah, I like him too, Joan. But, uh, are we really prepared to raise a child with HIV?