Saunders Quotes in The Living Daylights (1987)


Saunders Quotes:

  • James Bond: Cheer up, Saunders. The operation's a success. And officially, its still yours.

    Saunders: I have no intention of leaving it at that, 007! I'm reporting to M that you deliberately missed. Your orders were to kill that sniper!

    James Bond: *Stuff* my orders! I only kill professionals. That girl didn't know one end of her rifle from the other. Go ahead. Tell M what you want. If he fires me, I'll thank him for it. Whoever she was, it must have scared the living daylights out of her.

  • James Bond: Lovely girl with the cello.

    Saunders: Forget the ladies for once, Bond.

  • [Bond and Saunders meet for the first time]

    Saunders: Saunders. Head of Section "V" Vienna. You're *bloody* late. This is a mission, not a fancy dress ball.

    James Bond: We have time.

  • [Bond and Saunders are discussing the change of plans on Koskov's defection]

    General Georgi Koskov: James. James Bond!

    James Bond: [hugging Koskov] Later, General!

    James Bond: [to Saunders] Lose them. I'll pick you up at the border, twenty-three hundred hours. Be there.

    Saunders: Where are you taking him? How will you get him out?

    James Bond: Sorry, old man, section 26, paragraph 5. Need-to-know. Sure you understand.

  • James Bond: I'm posing as Koskov's friend to see what leads I can get from her. You know he bought her a cello in New York, called "The Lady Rose".

    Saunders: A cello with a name?

    James Bond: It's a Stradivarius.

    James Bond: [when Saunders looks none the wiser] They *all* have names. Now where would Koskov get that kind of money? Check it out.

  • Saunders: Very well. I've got nothing to lose but my pension. Meet me at the Prater Cafe near the Ferris Wheel at midnight.

  • Saunders: It was bought recently, at auction in New York. Lot 1-2-4, the "Lady Rose" a cello by Stradivarius of Cremona. 1724. Sold for $150,000 - to Brad Whitaker.

    James Bond: Whitaker? The arms dealer?

    Saunders: The same.

  • [while on the trail of a wanted fugitive, Roy and Pat stop to tend to a sick calf]

    Saunders: You don't take a hint very well, do you, Rogers? You're on McKenzie property. Hope you have permission.

    Roy Rogers: Sorry, we didn't have time. We're on a manhunt.

    Saunders: Looks to me like you're on a calf hunt. I'd say you were doin' a little rustling!

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