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The Best House of Cards Quotes From Every Season

Updated May 18, 2020 1.1k votes 392 voters 15.9k views10 items

Here are the best quotes from every season of House of Cards, voted on by fans of the series like you. House of Cards made streaming history when it became the first original dramatic series to be released on Netflix. The series premiered in 2013 and was created by Beau Willimon. It features a talented cast including Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright and Michael Kelly. Fantastic writing, including Francis Underwood's bone-chilling monologues, is one of the reasons that the series has become a break-out hit. This list features some of House of Cards best quotes and one-liners to date, from the first three seasons. Vote for the best House of Cards quotes and dialogue you see below. And for more political thrillers, check out these other shows like House of Cards.

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    Money or Power

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    Francis Underwood: "Such a waste of talent. He chose money over power. In this town, a mistake nearly everyone makes. Money is the Mc-mansion in Sarasota that starts falling apart after 10 years. Power is the old stone building that stands for centuries. I cannot respect someone who doesn't see the difference."
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    Your Choice

    Francis Underwood: "For those of us climbing to the top of the food chain, there can be no mercy. There is but one rule: hunt or be hunted."
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    Two Kinds of Pain

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    Francis Underwood: "There are two kinds of pain. The sort of pain that makes you strong, or useless pain. The sort of pain that's only suffering. I have no patience for useless things."
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    No, Yes, Maybe

    Francis Underwood: "You can't turn a 'no' to a 'yes' without a 'maybe' in between."
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