The White House is where news goes to die. Everything's canned. These perfectly prepared statements.Zoe Barnes in House of Cards, Season 1 Episode 4
Zoe: "I read somewhere that JFK never lasted more than three minutes."
Francis: "The point being?"
Zoe: "Time is precious. Powerful people don't have the luxury of foreplay."
"Maybe I could come up?"
Zoe: "You're so sweet, really. But if I was gonna fuck you, you'd know."