Camila: You'd certainly have our vote if we could vote. Puerto Ricans have been US citizens for the past 100 years, but we still can't vote.
Rafael: The government takes our money but not our ballot.

Karma's not a bitch. She's a freaking queen.


In public, we are the worlds happiest couple. The second we're offstage, you don't touch me. You don't talk to me. You don't exist.


Emily: No, no.
Carrie: Tonight's the night.
Emily: Mom, please don't do this.

You know, I didn't think you had the balls to pull your sister-and-law or whatever you call her out of your program. Smart move.


Reporter: Do you believe President Moss is guilty of domestic terrorism?
Kirkman: I do.
Emily: Oh my God. Moss didn't know.

Seth: I know it's unfair to ask you to play the role of the supportive good spouse, but Kirkman's down in Florida.
Isabel: Seth.
Seth: It just sucks that he has to suffer collateral damage because of what Aaron did. Was it really that bad?
Isabel: He slept with Emily.
Seth: Yeah, fuck that asshole. You're not campaigning for him.

Emily: New York is still going to Porter.
Lorraine: Well, screw New York! If they're going to keep sucking Democrat balls, then I'm not wasting any more of my precious funds on them.

Tom: So, this is a long-term plan to change the demographic of the electorate?
Dianne: Engineered voter suppression.

Tom: Houston leans more liberal than conservative.
Lorraine: Until you get to the suburbs.
Tom: Please stop painting all conservatives with the same brush.

Tom: What the hell happened to you? I used to respect you. You used to be a thoughtful, compassionate Conservative.
Moss: And how many of those unicorns have you seen lately? No, sir, I shifted right when my constituents did.
Tom: And I think you made a gross miscalculation. The people you're pandering to might be the most vocal, but they're not the majority of your party.
Moss: Son, you are sadly out of step with the times.

Tom: Moss wanted to be president again. He knew in a three-way race the Democrats would run to the Left. I'd stay in the center. That left him with what?
Louden: The Right.
Tom: So he rebranded himself a hardline conservative. Surrounded himself with bigoted zealots like Detwiler and Brunton. He didn't believe in their nativist bullshit. But he knew that the hardline conservatives would vote in a block, and in a three-way race that might be enough to win.

Designated Survivor Quotes

Pancakes for everyone!


Alex: Tom, you can't do that. You can't make promises you won't be able to keep.
Tom: We're in Washington. They're the only promises you're allowed to make.