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.'