General Jack O'Neill
"I tend to go with what you know. Until something better turns up."
Admiral William Adama
Outlining the method
"You know what the issue is with this world? Everyone wants some magical solution for their problems and everyone refuses to believe in magic."
Once Upon A Time
Applying the method
"If nothing else works, then a total pig-headed unwillingness to look facts in the face will see us through."
Blackadder Goes Fourth
"There’s just nothing new in the universe is there? It’s the same everywhere, good cop, bad cop."
Commander John Crichton
Where to look for the next answers
"The answers are there, you just have to know where to look for them."
Agent Dana Scully
"We've done the impossible, and that makes us mighty."
Captain Malcolm Reynolds
President Josiah Bartlet
The West Wing