Thirteen Days

Thirteen Days quotes

54 total quotes (ID: 579)

Adlai Stevenson
General Curtis LeMay
Kenny O'Donnell
Multiple Characters
President John F. Kennedy
Robert McNamara
Robert F. Kennedy


They look warlike? Jesus Christ, we're lighting off nuclear weapons like its our own private Fourth of July!


[about journalist who says Ortsac - Castro spelt backwards - is a military action] Kinda simple for the Pentagon.

I'll whistle up some luck for you.

The sun came up. Every day the sun comes up says something about us.

What's the matter with you? Forget how to open a car door? Jesus, you rich people.

If the sun comes up tomorrow, it is only because of men of good will. And that's... That's all there is between us and the devil.

Those goddamn Kennedys are gonna destroy this country if we don't do something about this!

The 'big Red dog' is diggin' in our backyard, and we are justified in shooting him!

Mr. President, you give me the order right now, my planes will be ready to carry out the air strikes in three days time. All you gotta do is say "go," and my boys will get those Red bastards.

I'm an old political cat, Kenny, but I've got one life left.

You are in the courtroom of world opinion and you can answer yes or no.

[to Ambassador Zorin] I want to ask you one simple question Mr Ambassador. Do you deny that the Soviet Union has placed and is placing missiles in Cuba? Don't wait for the translation, yes or no?

[asking the Russian ambassador if there are any Soviet missile bases in Cuba] Sir, I am prepared to wait for your answer till Hell freezes over, if that's your decision.

White House Operator Margaret: What the crap is going on today?

Anotoly Dobrynin: [to Robert Kennedy] You're a good man; your brother is a good man. I assure you there are other good men. Let us hope the will of good men is enough to counter the terrible strength of this thing that was put in motion.