Ed Hoffman Quotes in Body of Lies (2008)
Ed Hoffman Quotes:
Ed Hoffman: Ain't nobody likes the Middle East, buddy. There's nothing here to like.
Ed Hoffman: See, what's changed is that our allegedly unsophisticated enemy has caughten on to the factually unsophisticated truth - we're an easy target. We are an *easy* target. And our world as we know it is a lot simpler to put to an end than you might think. We take our foot off the throat of this enemy for one minute, and our world changes completely.
Ed Hoffman: Nobody's innocent in this shit.
Roger Ferris: [having cell phone conversation] You know what? I've had it. I've had it. I can't do this anymore.
Ed Hoffman: Yes, you can. Now, you just get yourself a couple of hours' sleep. And you call me when you're thinking straight.
Roger Ferris: You know what? I am thinking straight. You're not, all right? You can't, because you're a million fucking miles away. I'm here, Ed, every day. And I see the unnecessary travesties of this war... that the rest of you backstabbing political fucking bureaucrats... only look at pictures of. So don't you dare tell me I am not thinking straight! This is not working, all right? It's not working, I'm out.
Ed Hoffman: Ferris? Ferris?
Ed Hoffman: I should pack.
Ed Hoffman: In the words of the great Sam Snead: "If you're not thinking about pussy, you're just not concentrating."
Roger Ferris: Still thinking about pussy, Ed?
Ed Hoffman: Don't be a smart aleck. Thing about that Hani, he's bright, but he's also arrogant. That's gonna be his undoing.
Roger Ferris: You're talking about him, right?
Ed Hoffman: Just flow with me, buddy.
Hani: Urgency does not call for changing methods that work, for methods that do not work.
Ed Hoffman: Now who pays the bills around here? I would hate to have to have my president call your king, because it's just gonna be embarrassing for all of us.
Ed Hoffman: You're not safe here.
Roger Ferris: We're not safe anywhere.
Roger Ferris: I can't do this anymore.
Ed Hoffman: Yes you can. Now you go home, get a few hours sleep and you call me when you're thinking straight.
Roger Ferris: Your know what, I AM thinking straight, alright, you're not, you can't 'cause you're a million fuckin' miles away.
Ed Hoffman: Buddy's done, he's all by himself
Ed Hoffman: It is a fallacy that prolonged war will weaken an occupied enemy. It most likely will make your enemy stronger.
Ed Hoffman: We're a results oriented agency, and I want my results.
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