Penny Dreadful: City of Angels Season 1 Episode 7: "Maria and the Beast" Quotes
I have no pride before my congregation. They would smell it a mile off. I meet them as they are. No better, no worse.Molly
You ever been in a place where there's no right answer? Everything you do is gonna be wrong so you do something and you knows it's wrong and you live with it. It's not a compromise. It's not a mistake. It's a sin.Tiago
You see, this is what people don't understand about us. We are builders, not destroyers.Goss
Maria: Sometimes things happen and you think they are bad but they turn out good. When Hansel and Gretel get lost in the woods, they find their way out again, don't they?
Tom: Only when they kill the witch.
Brian: I didn't think you were coming.
Dottie: And miss our usual Wednesday lunch? Hell, son, this is the closest to a date I've had in fifty years.
Beck: Why do you support someone so utterly devoid of worth?
Alex: I think he has potential.
Beck: Do you now? Gonna make him mayor, are you?
Alex: Gonna make him President.
Beck: You're going to make a racist demigogue without a single scruple the President of the United States?
Alex: That's exactly what I'm going to do.
Beck: What are you about, Ms. Malone?
Alex: I don't know what you mean.
Beck: No one seems to know anything about you. Where you were born. Where you went to school. It's like, one day, you appeared out of thin air, sitting on his shoulder and whispering into his ear. That means you have a secret. And in politics, secrets are currency.
Mateo: I don't need make-believe. I need my sister.
Josefina: Your sister has found her faith.
Mateo: So I have no one.
All families have their secrets. There's a reason windows have curtains.
Peter: How do you find my Elsa?
Maria: [long pause] She is very clean and pretty, sir.
Lewis: Dottie's our other operative.
Dottie: Don't look at me like that, Sunny Jim. I ran guns to the Cubans during the damn Spanish-American War.
Tiago: Yes, ma'am.
Elsa: She makes her people's food for them. They know Spanish words. Such things do not happen in Germany.
Peter: Well, they happen in Pasadena and we get along just fine.