Syriana
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Prince Nasir Al-Subaai: When a country has five percent of the world's population but does fifty percent of its military spending, then the persuasive powers of that country are on the decline.

Robby Barnes: Both of my parents are professional liars.

Prince Nasir Al-Subaai: What are they thinking, my brother and these American lawyers?
Bryan Woodman: What are they thinking? They're thinking that it's running out. It's running out... and ninety percent of what's left is in the Middle East. This is a fight to the death.

Bryan Woodman: Great. How much for my other kid?

Bob Barnes: Innocent until investigated? That's nice. It's got a nice ring to it. Bet you've worn some miles on old sayings like that. Gives the listener the sense of the law being written as it's spoken.

Julie Woodman: Arabs are very family-oriented. As a people. Is that racist?
Bryan Woodman: Sure! A little.

Bob Barnes: Intelligence work isn't training seminars and gold stars for attendance.
Fred Franks: What do you think intelligence work is Bob?
Bob Barnes: I think it's two people in a room and one of them's asking a favor that is a capital crime in every country on earth, a hanging crime.
Fred Franks: No Bob, it's assessing the information gathered from that favor and then balancing it against all the other information gathered from all the other favors.

Bob Barnes: I punched in "Prince Nasir Al-Subaai" and my computer gets seized. Where'd that job come from? Where did the Nasir job come from?
Fred Franks: I'm advising you to drop it.
Bob Barnes: Why am I being investigating? Why am I being investigating, Fred?
Fred Franks: Goodbye, Bob.

Dean Whiting: Bennett.
Bennett Holiday: Sir?
Dean Whiting: At my firm, I have a flock of sheep who think they're lions. Maybe you're a lion everyone thinks is a sheep.

Dean Whiting: In this town, you're innocent until you're investigated.

Bryan Woodman: Do you understand what that means, it's like someone put a giant ATM on our front lawn.
Julie Woodman: Here's a question. How do you think it looks to profit off the death of your six year old?

Bob Barnes: I want you to take him from his hotel, drug him, put him in the front of a car, and run a truck into it at 50 mph.

Farooq: Capitalism cannot exist without waste.

Continuity mistake: When Bob and Robby are eating Mexican food, Robby borrows a bottle of hot sauce from a neighboring table. When he gets done putting the sauce on his food he places the bottle on the right side of the table. The bottle remains there until the end of the conversation. At the very end of the conversation we see that the bottle is now in the center of the table directly between them.

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