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Tell It Like It Is Tuesdays: Frank Says

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15 March 2016
Ten telling quotes from House of Cards' Frank Underwood.
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Last week, for Tell It Like It Is Tuesdays, we shared quotes from Ellen DeGeneres for International Women’s Day. This week, we’re turning to a fictional character. His very name, Frank Underwood, defines his character; and his razor sharp quotes are definitive of the POTUS the House of Cards’ writers have created.

Frank is not the type of person anyone should aspire to be or would want to like; but Kevin Spacey’s handling of the character is so masterful, you can’t help begrudgingly falling in love with Frank.

With quips such as “He wants to rip my head off and peel it like an orange”, Frank's quotes are pretty unforgettable; which is why we're sharing ten from the delightfully despicable POTUS. From the ceaselessly cynical to the sometimes inspirational, Frank says it like it is.

"You have to respect your own mortality."
"Nobody’s a Boy Scout. Not even Boy Scouts."
"The higher up the mountain the more treacherous the path."
"There is but one rule: Hunt or be hunted."
"How quickly poor grades are forgotten in the shadow of power and wealth."
"It only takes ten seconds to crush a man’s ambitions."
"Shake with your right hand but hold a rock in the left."
"If you don’t like how the table is set, turn over the table."
"That’s how you devour a whale … one bite at a time."
"The road to power is paved with hypocrisy and casualties."
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"You have to respect your own mortality."

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