“The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword. If you would take a man’s life, you owe it to him to look into his eyes and hear his final words. And if you cannot bear to do that, then perhaps the man does not deserve to die.”
Matt Santos: America has lost a giant tonight, and I have lost a friend. Leo McGarry dedicated his life to public service. To the notion that every citizen is responsible for making this country a better place.