Do you know what is so awful about these endless battles over rights? There is no room left for poetry.
I have been in the minority all my life, Your Holiness. In fact, I belong to such a small minority that I am the only member.
The sins we commit in the past are the same ones we’ll commit in the future. Because man is like God. He never changes.
I forgot to confide in you another stratagem for running the Church: never reveal your sources. And if for some reason you have to, make them up.[to Cardinal Gutierrez]
What do you want to do, Bauer? Assassinate the pope? There would be no point. He would just rise again.