"Let me be clear, you have no rights, you have no lawyer and the only thing keeping Agent Coulson from throwing you out this plane is the very weak heartbeat of the young agent downstairs and the only incentive I have for not tearing your tongue out is you use it to answer my questions."
―John Garrett reveals his affiliation with HYDRA[src]
"Phil, this is a battle for S.H.I.E.L.D.'s soul, and we're on the front lines. History will remember us this day." "That's right. It's for S.H.I.E.L.D.'s soul, and murder without consideration isn't..."
"You remember when we first met, I told you I worked for a secret organization? Well, it's more like I work for a secret organization inside another secret organization. You ever heard of HYDRA? HYDRA understands the importance of survival."
"You scared me, hasn't happened like that for a while." "Yes, it has, been happening more and more. Biomechanics are fine, it's my organs that are failing." "What are you saying, John?" "I'm dying, Cybertek team gives me a month, two tops."
"Ward's concerned you're going mad." "The drug didn't just strengthen my body, it gave me clarity of mind, it gave me a vision of the world that's waiting under the surface of this world. You don't think that's mad do you?"
"You remember that speech you used to give us Nick, about how one man can accomplish anything once he realizes he can be something bigger, well, now I am." "A part, a part of something bigger!" "Is that how it went?"