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  • J. Edgar Hoover: Funny how even the dearest face will fade away in time, but most clearly I remember your eyes with a sort of teasing smile in them, and the feeling of that soft spot just northeast of the corner of your mouth.


  • J. Edgar Hoover: Clyde!! Don´t leave me!!
    J. Edgar Hoover: Clyde! Don't leave me!


  • J. Edgar Hoover: It's time this generation learns the difference between villan and hero. Even great men can be corrupted.


  • Anne Marie Hoover: I'd rather have a dead son than a daffodil.


  • J. Edgar Hoover: Imagine if every citizen in this country were uniquely identifiable by the pattern on their fingers, imagine how quickly we could find them, if they committed a crime.


  • Richard Nixon: Seal off his office. I want those files!


  • Anne Marie Hoover: Edgar, you will rise to be the most powerful man in this country.


  • J. Edgar Hoover: I need someone who I can trust. I want you to be my number two man. You understand that? I need you..
    J. Edgar Hoover: Mr. Tolson, I need someone who I can trust. I want you to be my number two man. You understand? I need you.


  • J. Edgar Hoover: You remember that file we created on his wife?
    Helen Gandy: Mrs. Roosevelt?
    J. Edgar Hoover: Would you make a copy for me please.


  • J. Edgar Hoover: It is my belief that when a man becomes a part of this bureau, he must so conduct himself. As to eliminate even the slightest possibility of criticism, as to his conduct.


  • J. Edgar Hoover: Well, sometimes you need to bend the rules a little in order to keep your country safe.


  • J. Edgar Hoover: I refuse to be publicly humiliated!


  • J. Edgar Hoover: Feel free and share them with your brother. Mr Kennedy, let him know that I have a copy of my own.


  • Clyde Tolson: I've seen right through you, you're scared, heartless, horrible little man
    Clyde Tolson: I see right through you, you're scared, heartless, horrible little man!


  • J. Edgar Hoover: Even great men can be corrupted.


  • Helen Gandy: All the admiration in the world canâ??t fill the spot where love goes.
    Helen Gandy: All the admiration in the world can't fill the spot where love goes.


  • J. Edgar Hoover: When morals decline and good men do nothing, evil flourishes. A society unwilling to learn from past is doomed. We must never forget our history.


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