Roland Burton Quotes
Social Worker: Dr. Burton, I know you mean well, but you can't be Bobby's foster parents.
Joan: Why not?
Social Worker: Your husband is treating Bobby's mother. It's an obvious conflict of interest. Doctor has mother declared unfit and takes her son.
Roland: It's not like that.
Social Worker: Try explaining that to a judge.
Roland: You were right, about Jeremy. A doctor is not supposed to get so caught up with one patient.
Joan: He wasn't just any patient.
Roland: No, I was really looking forward to watching his life unfold, you know.
Joan: You helped him.
Roland: You helped him.
Joan: Maybe you should start believing it.
Roland: I'm trying.
Frank: Roland, Denise and I are both very thankful for what you did for Jeremy. You know, I know I, I made some mistakes with the boy growing up. I think he enlisted to prove something to me, you know.
Roland: Maybe. The first time.
Frank: Yeah, that first tour man, that was tough on him. And, a buddy getting killed like that. I just didn't see how bad he was hurtin' when he got home. We almost lost him then, and I think we would have, if it hadn't been for you.
Roland: I was just doin' my job Frank.
Frank: No, no, you went above and beyond. 'Cause that second tour, he was a different man. He was proud, he was confident and you did that.
Roland: He did all the work.
Frank: Well, I will always treasure that time we had together in Afghanistan. I got to know my son. I didn't know it was for a little while. I am very grateful.
Denise: He's dead Roland.
Roland: I know.
Denise: My little boy is dead.
Roland: Joan! What is it?
Joan: Jeremy Sherwood was killed in action. I'm sorry Roland. I wanted to come as soon as I found out, but I had to wait until Denise was notified.
Roland: I'm just that good, woman. Actually, I told them that my wife's commit to the Army was setting an excellent example for our daughter. A strong, self-reliant leader.
Joan: Hmmmm. They bought that?
Roland: They totally bought that.
You hear that baby? Mommy's gonna be there. Burton power. High five!
Making small talk with dignitaries is not exacty my idea of a good time.
Me? I'm just the husband, Patty; flying under the radar like always.
Being a man means stepping up when your family needs you.
I won't be the first Army spouse to put his professional life on hold to support the soldier he married.
Roland: Roxy, No offense, but you look like death warmed over.
Roxy: Trevor has his meeting tomorrow and I got the early shift with the boys, so I cannot be sick. [sneezes]
Roland: Apparently your body didn't get that memo.