House of Cards; A Kevin Spacey classic that has been running on TV since a while, has not only defined Spacey’s brilliant role as an evil protagonist, but also helped me ignite the spark of interest in political affairs.
If you’ve been binge watching season 2 like how I did, you would have noticed a whole set of monologues by our beloved Vice President. Well, the title changes later! Not just in season 2, these monologues exist in season 1 as well, except that it got better during season 2.
Even if you don’t follow House Of Cards, these set of monologues will get you thinking simply because you know they’re just true but you’re too scared to admit it or it might seem hypocritical.
There’s no way to overpower a trickle of doubt than with a flood of naked truth.
What a martyr craves more than anything is a sword to fall on. So you sharpen the blade, hold it at just the right angle and then, 3….2….1………!
Friends make the worst enemies.
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!
Money is the McMansion in Sarasota that starts falling apart after 10 years. Power is the old stone building that stands for centuries.
A great man once said – Everything is about sex. Except sex. Sex is about power.
What you have to understand about my people is that they are a noble people. Humility is their form of pride. It is their strength; it is their weakness. And if you can humble yourself before them they will do anything you ask.
Shake with your right hand but hold a rock with your left.
The road to power is paved with hypocrisy and casualties. Never regret.
When you’re fresh meat, kill and throw them something fresher.
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