‘Money, not morality, is the principal commerce of civilized nations.’ -Thomas Jefferson, 200 years ago.
–The people will accept the 12 cents now because we can blame it on the Arabs.
–Ah, Arthur, you’re missing the point. We are the Arabs.
–What did genesis stand for?
–What in the hell is the overworld?
–Big oil, big banking. International cartels, like OPEC. Adam Steiffel’s big oil. OPEC is created by big oil.
Can you imagine? The german nation conquered by a people who had never seen a toilet?
Human beings, my friend, are a very complex paradox. Very, very dangerous. They don’t wanna be leaders, they wanna be followers.
I’m not in the murder business…and you’re not worth one more minute of my time.
I’ve seen that crescent before. That’s a calling card. One of those Middle East terrorist groups.
It was oil that nourished the American Dream.
Now, Genesis turns out to be something the Nazis considered very top secret.
The entire power structure in the world would stift from the Arabs and OPEC back to the United States. After all, Mr. Caine, America has the largest deposits of coal on this planet.
The French are building an atomic reactor in northern Iraq, complete with enriched uranium.
The German formula provided us with a pure synthetic oil producing no pollution.
The sole function of any international cartel is to insure political harmony.
The sole function of any international cartel is to insure political harmony. The first obligation of power is to lead. Now that’s been the Holy Grail since the Industrial Revolution.
The war’s over. The world’s going to be one big corporation. No more enemies, just customers.
There’s only two things that matter to me: my son and my work. The rest of my life is an absolute zero.
They got the oil, and when they say tap dance, we’re gonna tap dance.
They say all nightmares have a certain similarity.
We’re famous for losing the wars we win.
We’re not in the oil business. We’re in the oil shortage business.
You have to understand that bribery is a way of life in the Middle East. I mean, they call it babsheesh over there.
You know, you have been fortunate in America so far. You haven’t experienced organized terrorism.
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