John Carlyle Quotes in Elysium (2013)
John Carlyle Quotes:
John Carlyle: Now, if you will excuse me, I have to not speak to you people any longer. Thank you.
John Carlyle: [after his shuttle was shot down] Droids, there appears to be some type of wheeled vehicle with one - two occupants, they are armed and I'd like them dead.
Delacourt: I'm not interested in your little ideas. I'm interested in something much larger. This habitat is dying. There is a political sickness inside of it. A tumor that needs to be removed. You and your company are in need of revenue... that is dying up. So... you built the torus. Can you override the servers and place a new president in power?
John Carlyle: A coup?... Are you suggesting a coup?
Delacourt: Is it possible?
John Carlyle: I could write a reboot sequence and shut down the entire system. And at that point... you could encode a new president, yes.
Delacourt: Then that is what you will do. And you will have your contract secured for the next 200 years. Missile defense batteries, droids. Everything we need to protect our liberty. All guaranteed, of course, by your new president.
John Carlyle: What is going on? Why has production stopped?
Foreman: He's been exposed.
John Carlyle: Don't. Don't breathe on me. Cover your mouth.
Foreman: I'm sorry, sir.
John Carlyle: Does his skin fall off or something? I don't want to replace the bedding. Just get him out.
Foreman: Yes, sir.
John Carlyle: Great. Thank you.
John Carlyle: Do you think I enjoy breathing this air?
Clint Ross: Mr. Carlyle, I've always been on the right side of the fence. Maybe this Territory needs to be cleaned up a little bit.
John Carlyle: Well, son, if you think you're the man to clean up this Territory, I'll buy the broom.
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