Revenge Season 3 Episode 5: "Control" Quotes
In order to regain control, we must sometimes relinquish it. By doing so, we believe we are protecting the ones we love, the ones we cannot live without. But the most dangerous truth of all is that control is merely an illusion.Emily
[to Nolan] I found you.Patrick
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It's hard for me to share memories from my past, Daniel. It's hard for me to trust. You know, people think that because I lost my family I never knew what real love was. But I did and it was ripped away from me and I still feel that pain like it was yesterday. That's why I push people away.Emily
[to Aiden] You came back here to help me and I've made you feel used. But the truth is you mean so much more to me than that. You're everything to me.Emily
Patrick, I sacrificed personal happiness for all the wrong reasons. I hope you don't do the same.Victoria
[to Emily] You can't give him the one thing that he needs. You. The real you. All people want is for their partners to be honest with them and they catch on pretty damn quick when you're not.Nolan
Nolan: The more things you try to control, the more chance for error.
Emily: I didn't come here for platitudes.
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[to Emily] Lately I've been feeling like I'm just playing a role in a story you're writing.Daniel
[to Emily] I've been busting my ass trying to make this magazine into something for our future because I knew this time around the only way we were going to make it is if I stood on my own. But tonight, when you didn't show up, I realized I'm the only one fighting for us.Daniel
[to Margaux] You can spend your life being controlled by powerful men, or you can learn how to control them.Victoria
Patrick: Look, Nolan, you're freaking me out. Things are complicated enough between us thanks to the two women in our lives.
Nolan: Believe me, I know. But if you want to give me another chance, come find me.
Nolan: It's a defense. People have been...mean, dishonest, making it hard for me to trust them.
Patrick: So, what, you thought you'd stay ahead of the curve?
Nolan: No, I screwed up. With you. I'm sorry.
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[to Emily] I do hope today's wedding excursion doesn't prove to be an exercise in futility. It would be such a shame...again.Victoria
When on a mission of revenge, one must maintain total control, over risks, emotions, and one's enemies. The single greatest threat to success is losing control of your allies.Emily