House of Cards
1. Power's a lot like real estate.It's all about location, location, location.The closer you are to the source,the higher your property value.
2.He chose money over power--In this town, a mistake nearly everyone makes. Money is the McMansion in Sarasota that starts falling apart after ten years. Power is the old stone building that stands for centuries.
3. I forced myself into a corner. Only total victory will put me back in his good graces. The alternative is exile.
4. From this moment on, you are a rock. You absorb nothing, you say nothing, and nothing breaks you.
5.. There's no better way to overpower a trickle of doubt than with a flood of naked truth.
6.Proximity to power deludes some into believing they wield it.
7.A great man once said that everything inlife is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
8.Harmony, it's not about what's lasting or permanent. It is about individual voices coming together.
9.Speculation is a poor form of investment and an equally poor form of politics.
In the Name of People
A spoiler or a traitor? It’s the ultimate battle between good and evil.
Do you really think people propose a toast for his popularity? It’s the power in his hands!
Stop it! To someone like you, “the Party and the people” are nothing but part of your apology.
When you took bribes, why didn’t you think of your identity as the son of farmers? How unlucky Chinese farmers are to have a bad son like you!
We must conduct a thorough investigation and adopt a zero tolerance policy on corrupted officials, in spite of status and rank.
I won’t believe that the ghosts dare to show up in broad daylight.
Fairness leads to cleanness. Integrity leads to authority.
Nobody will ruin your plan only if you avoid doing something bad.