Frank Underwood Quotes

“The American Dream has failed you. Work hard? Play by the rules? You aren’t guaranteed success. Your children will not have a better life than you did. Ten million of you can’t even get a job, even though you desperately want one…. You are entitled to nothing.”


“You are entitled to nothing.”


“Imagination is its own form of courage.”


“I don’t know right from wrong all the time. But what I can’t be is indecisive.”


“You can’t turn a ‘no’ into a ‘yes’ without a ‘maybe’ first.”


“We have to reverse our thinking. When the wind’s blowing at gale force, there’s no point in sailing against it.”


“I love that woman. I love her more than sharks love blood.”


“Friends make the worst enemies.”


“Power is a lot like real estate. It’s all about location, location, location. The closer you are to the source, the higher your property value.”


“The nature of promises, Linda, is that they remain immune to changing circumstances.”


“Proximity to power deludes some into thinking they wield it.”


“A great man once said, everything is about sex. Except sex. Sex is about power.”


“From this moment on you are a rock. You absorb nothing, you say nothing, and nothing breaks you.”


“For those of us climbing to the top of the food chain, there can be no mercy. There is but one rule: hunt or be hunted.”


“Money is the Mc-mansion in Sarasota that starts falling apart after 10 years. Power is the old stone building that stands for centuries. I cannot respect someone who doesn’t see the difference.”


“I’ve always loathed the necessity of sleep. Like death, it puts even the most powerful men on their backs.”


“The best thing about human beings is that they stack so neatly.”