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Life at its noblest leaves mere happiness far behind; and indeed cannot endure it. Happiness is not the object of life: life has no object: it is an end in itself; and courage consists in the readiness to sacrifice happiness for an intenser quality of life.
George Bernard Shaw
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Traffic is a 2000 film directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Michael Douglas and Catherine-Zeta Jones. It is a film with interwining plot points dealing with the War on Drugs.

Robert Wakefield

  • What's Washington like? Well its like Calcutta, surrounded by beggars. The only difference is the beggars in Washington wear 1500 dollar suits and they don't say please or thank you.
  • If there is a war on drugs, then many of our family members are the enemy. And I don't know how you wage war on your own family.
  • My name is Robert. And my wife, Barbara and I are here to support our daughter Caroline. And we're here to listen.

Helena Ayala

  • I'm on the board of my son's school, I have fundraisers for adult literacy at my own home. I think I have a right to know if my husband is a legitimate business man.
  • Not in the doll. The doll is cocaine.

Javier Rodriguez

  • You like baseball? We need lights for the parks, so kids can play at night. So they can play baseball. So they don't become burros para los malones. Everyone likes baseball. Everyone likes parks.

General Salazar

  • They say in Latin, "In vino veritas". Wine tells the truth. Use this to write down the addresses of those bastards who killed my captains. And not where they were last week but where they are *now*, where they are this minute, and better yet, where they are going to be tomorrow. You know where they are going to be tomorrow, right?
  • When we loves me like a father, he will never tell anyone he was here. He will freely give us the name of his superiors. Then, when we get to them, they too will give us the names of their superiors. And eventually somebody will get us to Juan Obregón, and when that happens, the Tijuana Cartel will fall.

Eduardo Ruiz

  • In Mexico, law enforcement is an entrepreneurial activity.

Ray Castro

  • They talk like they're conspiring to conspire.
  • I have actually dreamed about this, about busting the top people, the rich people, WHITE people!
  • Why are hurricanes named after women? Because when they arrive, they're wet and wild, and when they leave they take your house and your car.

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