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Quotes for Raymond 'Red' Reddington (Character) from "The Blacklist" (2013

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Harold Cooper: Absolutely not. I'm not give you access to the FBI's ViCAP system
.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Then you'll just have to find another criminal to talk
to Elizabeth Keen and make fun of Agent Ressler.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I have no interest in cases that I have no interest in
.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I find it so reassuring. The movie stars, the pop sing
ers, they really are just like the rest of us.
Elizabeth Keen: You have a suburban housewife printing fake money out of her gar
age.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Mary is an artist. She has a tremendous gift.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: [chuckling] I never tire of being correct.
Elizabeth Keen: You want me to protect some plastic surgeon who may be linked to
a terrorist organization.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Yes.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Abraham! I refer important clients to you, people who
are vital to my business. People whose livelihood depends on your confidentialit
y, and you roll over like a cockapoo wanting his belly scratched?
Elizabeth Keen: You said this guy was sold!
Abraham Maltz: Wait a minute.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Some woman who claims to be an FBI agent makes a few h
am-fisted threats, and you hand over one of your own clients? That's dirty pool.
God forbid, this little incident ever gets back to poor Nathaniel Wolff.
Abraham Maltz: Red, I don't know what's going on here...
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: What other secrets have you just given away?
Abraham Maltz: Nothing!
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Who knows about the work I've had done?
Abraham Maltz: Nobody, truthfully. You know me.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I brought Christina to you specifically for your discr
etion and expertise. I assured her you were trustworthy.
[to Keen]
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I'm sorry I was wrong.
[to Abraham]
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Shame on you, Abraham!
[to Keen]
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I know another doctor. Let's go.
Abraham Maltz: No! Ray! We can make this right. You know me. I would never give
out a name of any client.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I finally had a chance to see her, Sam. There's a fire
inside she got from you. She's volatile, unpredictable, soft, and hard, and...
soft again. Stronger than she knows. You gave her an incredible gift, Sam. Takin
g her in and loving her as your own.
Sam: They've given me six weeks. For what? So I can lay here and watch them take
me apart. I wish they'd said six hours. And I told them, I said, "You can get r
id of those damn machines. Go monitor somebody who's actually got vital signs."
I need to tell Lizzy.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: No
Sam: I know what we agreed, but before I go I have to tell her.
Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I can't let you do that.
Sam: She deserves the truth.

My wife and her dad. One with the tools and know-how to kill thousand s and thousands of people all at once. I'm perfectly comfortable with what I am.. then he is... Elizabeth Keen: You know. hi ghly regulated. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Actually. the man quit his job.. to my wife. You're a winter. Watching through her eyes. It'll undoubtedly take some time. It's a waste by-product of nuclear reactors . black phosphorous. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: The man you're looking for is named Frederick Barnes. There's only a handful of people in the world who can procure it in sizable quantities.. What he's lacked until now has been the d esire. You may n ot be familiar with his name. they had something. not say goodbye. A savant of government-sanctioned mass killing. but you're likely familiar with his work . Raymond 'Red' Reddington: You're not the one who had to listen to that god-awful hold music for seven minutes. you happen to know one of them. He'll always be there with her. I can only hope to . a former defense research scientist out of Arpax Systems in Annapolis. make no mistake . Laughing with her in the light. He'll always be there. love her and protect her as you have. Agent Meera Malik: And the third? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Is likely Barnes' supplier. me.. Never seems to get any easier. Started selling his creations to the highest bidder . "The Blacklist: Frederick Barnes (#1. Donald Ressler: What do you mean "was"? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Five years ago. But he was more than just a research s cientist. Stop wearing olive. Elizabeth Keen: Betraying your country and auctioning off its secrets. But I'm sure sh e'll be fine. all those who get close.7)" (2013) Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Agent Keen. She's gonna be heartbroken. quite literally. terrorists. Barnes has always operated with a certain level of. paratoxin. figure out how to tell her. I've been sitting here for I don't know how long. I have a tip... I want a name. The first of whom was apprehended by Russian authorities last month.. I have lost so many p eople. detachment . trying to. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: It's hard to. Donald Ressler: So what's changed? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Well.. But if Barnes is now willing to use his wo rk to kill indiscriminately. Tom Keen: I don't know what I'm gonna say.Frederick B arnes is a very special animal. and entered the free market. I happen to know three of them. He took her in when she was four-years-old.. I don't have time for this. Sam. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Yes. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Strontium 90 isn't something you can just pick up at y our local piggly wiggly. Barnes headed the project team that developed all of them.always the designer. Tom Keen: I hope your right. sold his house. But please. And raised her as a single parent. Adopt ed her.biochem ical agents such as cytochlorin. that's the question. which wouldn't have been necessary if you'd take my calls.autocrats. .Raymond 'Red' Reddington: You will always be her father. She will be fine.. not an autu mn. the most dangerous man in the world. Where hav e I heard that before? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: [laughs] You wanna compare him to me? Be my guest. Donald Ressler: And let me guess. Never t he delivery agent of his own weapons. the seller. He was gifted. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I know I am. Standing in the shadows to keep he r safe. courtesy of your colleagues in the five-sided foxhole. Harold Cooper: Cut to it.toxic. the second vaporized by a drone in Quetta.

She and her tribe nursed me back to health. So I readied myself for it. Borakove. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I'm not a gumball machine. We did. it was like a bu rst of sunlight on my cheek. And in that moment at deat h' door. When I left the island. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: You know the problem with drawing lines in the sand? W ith a breath of air.. Donald Ressler: And he's just willingly hand over this information? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: We'll cross that bridge when we get to there. If you care to hea r me out. In any case. and for that to happen. however. the science w as awesome. Bruce Sanders: [Both laugh] And we watched Space Ranger. You want to catch a mass murderer before he s trikes again. free diving in the Andaman Sea. Elizabeth Keen: Okay.21)" (2014) Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I have an urgent case. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Every cause has more than one effect.. Sanders here through a mutual friend to disc uss a very delicate and underfunded research project. they disappear. Elizabeth Keen: And what makes you think he knows how to find Barnes? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: He knows how to get paid by him. Who is he? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Phones are so impersonal. You don't get to jus t twist the handle whenever you want a treat. As I recall. I've already set a meeting with hi m for this afternoon.. Th at's how I feel now. I need to catch a plane. she kissed me.. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: [after surrendering to the FBI and watching Belin's fl . good luck with your case. It made nearly dying welling worth it. Elizabeth Keen: [to Cooper] He'll have to tell it to someone else. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: This is a copy of Tom's code-book. Lizzy. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Yes. completely disoriented . That should be suffic ient.Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I'm afraid it wouldn't do you any good. stung by a lionfish. But I knew I was dying. I'd h ate for them to think we were in cahoots. Look. Why don't we meet for show a nd tell in thirty minutes? Dembe will forward you a location. Please excuse the gun. wonderful. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I can identify the man you're looking for. "The Blacklist: Berlin (#1. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I met Dr. Good as new. Smiling. but it contai ns speculation about our cases and a great deal about you. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: [Keen ignores Reddington] It's an olive branch. decode it. Otherwise. I had lost all sense of time and place. I suggest you use som e discretion as to how you disclose any of it. There's surprisingly little about myself and my organization. Just standing there. I was dehydrated and in e xcruciating pain. It was. I looked up. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: That's not going to work. The FBI has no jurisdiction where he operates. I fell terribly ill. Lizzy. Donald. spend a glorious weeken d in God's Country with two snow bunnies who were dead ringers for the Swiss Mis s Girl. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I was once on the island of Ko Ri. It was used to pass information between Tom and his superiors. but financially precarious. Dr. I had my associate. we're wasting precious time. Space Ranger! What a memory. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: What are they gonna do to me that hasn't been done bef ore? Kill me? None of it is worse than loosing you. And standing over me in the brightness was this landless Moken Sea Gypsy. Lizzy.

I'll get her downstairs. I'll get her downstairs. After you're finished. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Among other. and there's something very hypnotic about her gaze. Ooh. I'll never forget puppet show I saw when I was five. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Yes. killing himself. Christopher Maly/Craig Keen: Why are we here? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Scared me to death. I for one will not be in attendance. . Lizzy. Hansel and Grettle. and your husband. maybe six. Elizabeth Keen: A man just jumped through the window. To protect myself and my interests I inventoried my vulnerabilities. But it wasn't the witch. After you're finished. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Yes. And your husband. I know a ravis hing Dane who would adore you. pu a th fo Raymond 'Red' Reddington: [Christopher Maly leaps out the window to his death] O kay then. If you care to stick around and explain. Elizabeth Keen: Me. I don't think I set foot in our kitchen r a month. it was e oven. If you care to stick around and explain. it came to my attention that somebo dy was meddling in my business. then walks away] Raymond 'Red' Reddington: [Nonchalantly] Okay then. I promise you. I've been monitoring Tom since he entered your life. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: And if it doesn't work out with Fadila. grab the pretzels. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I can only assume that's the case. feel free. the police and all the king's m en will be here soon. an oven puppet. he inserted himself into my life because of you. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Several years ago. the police and all the king's m en will be here soon.y overhead in flames] Now it begins.18)" (2014) [Christopher Maly jumps through the window. Dembe. Imagine. "The Blacklist: Milton Bobbit (#1. She's slightly cross-eyed. but I for one will not be in attendance. Elizabeth Keen: Why? How are we connected? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: That is just a distraction. feel free. The rest will come. there's a body on the side walk. finding out who he is and who he works for. Elizabeth Keen: What now? What are you doing? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Putting on my coat. Dembe runs over to look. Elizabeth Keen: No! That is all that matters! This is my life! Tell me! Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Right now the only thing that matters is the immediate threat. [Walks over to window and looks down] Elizabeth Keen: What now? [Red grabs his coat] Elizabeth Keen: What are you doing? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Putting on my coat. There's a body on the side walk. My husband chose me. grab the pretzels. About a year ago I discovered that he had purchased three pas sports from a trusted forger I use in Warsaw. [Keen grabs coat and heads for the door] Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Dembe. You know this artist got his start with ppets? What is it about puppets? It's the same with clowns. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Terrifying. Elizabeth Keen: A man just jumped through the window. Elizabeth Keen: That's it? He bought passports. your husband.

hmm-hmm. we have an ace of spades among us. So let's get her out of the hot seat and into a limo. My head was just. He's been hitting on me for 2 0 minutes. Luckily. sister. I just stood here in the dark squinting at her. Always an agenda with him. Dembe. but we both can't lead. I have to step out.. I ran out of gas. [to Lizzy] Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Hey. I know this must be very diffi cult for you. Isn't that ri ght. Madeline Pratt: Huh? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I was so excited to get home I didn't even both to loo k. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: [to security guard] Well. He isn't cooperating. Pleats up. don't take anything for granted.14)" (2014) Raymond 'Red' Reddington: She's breathtakingly unattractive but she's worth over $40 million. We're gonna have to t ake him out of here in pieces. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I'm flattered you think I'm up to it. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: [to Lizzy] There you are. [to security guard] Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Do you have any idea who's horn this tramp is blowing? Let's just say it starts with Bashiar. You know what? Why don't ask Rasil? We wouldn't even be here if it weren't for that troublemaker. Didn't sleep a wink. my ass. [to security guard] Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Carrying her furs and bikinis as if I wouldn't rather be back in Dutchess County my shelties. Poor thing r uined my appetite. Cultural attache. Good God. Cult ure. and ends with Assad. all I could hear was the hideo us music she must be playing. [Points at Lizzy] Raymond 'Red' Reddington: The things I do for this one. The only Vermeer in private hands. but thieving is not my strongest suit. Elizabeth Keen: That's considered a masterpiece? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Last night. What the hell happened to yo u? You just leave me stranded with awful Algerian. Madeline Pratt: What are you talking about? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: It was Christmas Eve. Agent Keen? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: [while waltzing] Lizzy. that hurts! Elizabeth Keen: What the hell was that? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I don't know it just felt so right in the moment. not secure enough if you ask me. cr umbs up! Embassy Guard: What? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Your cummerbund.. [Red punches out the security guard] Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Oh god. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I ran out of gas. gassing you faster than a Sunni. It's upside down. "The Blacklist: Madeline Pratt (#1. Everything you h ave was bought and paid for by your boyfriend. Even after I went back to bed. You must be the brother-in-law. Embassy Guard: Sir.Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Looks like we're a little late to the party. get the hacksaw. Elizabeth Keen: Ressler called. [to Lizzy] Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Gallivanting around the globe for you little assignati ons with you know. You look like Bob Yashimur a in eighth grade swing choir. I got up for a scoop of orange sherbet and she caught my eye. this is a secure area. I pulled off to the side of the . Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Oh hell.

All I saw was blood. Had to give mouth-to-mouth to Mrs. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: The next target on the Blacklist is the physical embod iment of both. I walked. "The Blacklist: The Courier (#1. It was more than 20 year ago. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: We've gotten off to a rocky start. Just cold and white. he kills them both. It was so still. That's why I didn't show u p in Florence. All there was was blood.. Five. Just me and a car full of gifts. fingers on my cheek. How every Christmas they'd get such joy from telling that story at my expense. The sound of my daughter at the piano. And there was just blood. someone ends up dead.. No traffic. Her whisper in my ear. I can still smell the nape of her neck. The warm light in the windows. . leaving the gifts in the car.20)" (2014) Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I was a life guard my junior year in high school. Elizabeth Keen: For what? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: For being honest with me.road. "The Blacklist: The Freelancer (#1. oyster stew on the stove. I can.. If either party attempts to double cross the other .2)" (2013) Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Hey Donald. being late. I don't encounte r that frequently. I haven't been in a pool since. I got there. he can't be bribed. . I must have walke d four miles. Feel her little. But the cl oser I got.5)" (2013) Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Have you ever wondered how criminals who know they can 't trust one another are still able to conduct business with each other? Elizabeth Keen: They replace trust with fear and the threat of violence. And then finally. It's why I haven't shown up in a lot of places over the years. He's known as the Courier. How much they'd l ove the story. Beerman. No cars to come help. and his involvement in a transaction v irtually guarantees its success. the more I realized how funny the whole thing was. Once he's hired to make a delivery. I'm never telling you ev erything.. the ones whispering in th e shadows. Elizabeth Keen: You're not telling us everything. shut the hell up! Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Ah. smells like decadence and vice. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: These friends you mentioned. Harold Cooper: You've killed three people. Th e smoke from the chimney. do we? "The Blacklist: The Kingmaker (#1. seemed like it'd been snowing for days. how about that cheese cart ? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Where is that woman with the mushroom puffs ? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: This is going to be a gas! Raymond 'Red' Reddington: We never really know anyone.. The whole time all I could think about was them in our house. Daddy running out of gas. I walked through the door. I was so upset to think that I'd ruined Christmas for them. I should meet with her. The smell of th e tree. and the fire. In my life. maybe. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Thank you. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: [about the seller the FBI is tracking] If you really w ant her to talk. Donald Ressler: Every time you "meet". She belched up a lung full of corned bee f and chlorine. The perfect middleman for an imperfect world. tell them from me. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Let me put your mind at ease. he can't be stopped. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I'm not perfect.

animals slaughtered.. bod ies and broken pieces of his life strewn about.. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: A farmer comes home one day to find that everything th at gives meaning to his life is gone. Crops are burned. Donald Ressler: No. without even the possibility of sighting land for days to come? To stand at the helm of your destiny. It was never determined how the drug was poisoned. Elizabeth Keen: How can you live with yourself? . Raymond 'Red' Reddington: I think we will. A life's work erupts from his knotted mind. let alone the last of m e. Multinational corporations and c riminals run the world.compan ies trying to beat other companies to be the first hand on the dollar. I want to sit in the garden and read one more good book.4)" (2013) Raymond 'Red' Reddington: The Stewmaker is in town. His su ffering becomes complicated. Donald. Nothing happens by chance. You're gonna need a plumber. It is now he who burns. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: You've obviously heard of corporate espionage . just one time.6)" (2013) Raymond 'Red' Reddington: [outside the White House with Elizabeth] People think it matters who occupies that house. Stare at the Frescos. And frankly. To feel the surge as 10 racehorses go thundering by. One more night of jazz at the Vanguard.. and certainly by its last.9)" (2013) Donald Ressler: [bleeding out from a gunshot wound] Why save me? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Because that's what you do when someone's dying in fro nt of you. "The Blacklist: The Stewmaker (#1. I wan t another meal in Paris. but I will tell you someone was hired to do that. and he knows in his heart he must pay.the farmer who is no longer a fa rmer . Donald Ressler: How? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Have you ever sailed across an ocean. One day he stops .."The Blacklist: Gina Zanetakos (#1. The company's ma rket share went from 35 to 8.. one more time.his children. Years go by. Everything that he loved taken f rom him . at L'Ambroisie. at the Place des Vosges.. seven people in Chicago were k illed by an over-the-counter drug laced with potassium cyanide. Climb the Tower. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: You can't judge a book by its cover. It doesn't. Ride the River. I want to sleep like I slept when I was a boy. Elizabeth Keen: You're a monster. she's the best of the bunch. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: . surrounded by sea with no land in si ght. I want another bottle of wine. He makes a promise to himself in t hose dark hours. the hours of Jo b-like lamentations.sees the wreckage he's left in his wake. "The Blacklist: Anslo Garrick (#1.on a sailboat. Donald Ressler: We are not going to live through this. Walk on the Wall again. One can only imagine the pit of despair. That's why I won't allow that punk out there to get the best of me.. Remember those tire recalls? Chernobyl? Deliberate and malevolent actions taken by corporations to protect th eir vital interests.. a few steps further? In 1982. I want that. But what if it were taken. he who s laughters. I want to stand on the summits and smoke Cubans and feel the sun on my face for as long as I can. Most of all I want to sleep. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Gina Zanetakos is a corporate terrorist. But you can by it s first few chapters. I want the warmth of a woman and a cool set o f sheets. I want to be in the Piazz a del Campo in Siena. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Yes. Give me that. the burden of existence. And then another.

.22)" (2014) [SPOILER] Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Meera was a casualty in a war that she didn't even kno w she was fighting. then somebody else does too.. I'm gonna reload the mag a nd if. Diane Fowler: I know the truth. if you don't stop your yammering. "The Blacklist: The Good Samaritan (#1. Which will be a shame. because I won't have any idea what I'm shooting at.. at that time.. your task remains incomplete. I have an arrangement with Harold Cooper: he goes about his business and I go about mine. I'm gonna empty that mag into your head. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Once I have it reassembled. I don't have an agreement with y ou on anything.45 1911. The first shot will kill you. Red.11)" (2014) Raymond 'Red' Reddington: This is a Colt . Raymond 'Red' Reddington: [to the wife of a business acquaintance he has just sh ot] Janice.12)" (2014) Raymond 'Red' Reddington: [answering a call from Elizabeth] Just out of curiosit y. "The Blacklist: The Alchemist (#1.. Do you want to know that truth? Raymond 'Red' Reddington: More than anything in the whole world. But the thing is.. Agent Malik.13)" (2014) [Red shoots Diane] Diane Fowler: You can't shoot me! Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Why not?. Aram Mojtabai: Mr. what ha ppened to your family.. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Who's six? Elizabeth Keen: Chinese takeout. Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Don't look so stricken. [shoots her again] Raymond 'Red' Reddington: Our business is done. what number am I on your speed dial? Elizabeth Keen: Seven. Reddington. please. Can we come back to this later? I need your hel p.. Diane. about what happened that night. Aram Mojtabai: That's really messed up. I'm gonna have to shoot through th is door. I can strip and reassemble th is weapon in well under two minutes. if you know that truth. "The Blacklist: The Cyprus Agency (#1.Raymond 'Red' Reddington: By saving your life. "The Blacklist: Berlin: Conclusion (#1..

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