The scene at the Hemingway House where M appears in person to order 007 to leave Sanchez to the Americans. Previous stories had Bond considering leaving the service in disgust. This time...
Bond: SIR! They're not going to DO ANYTHING! (beat) I owe it to Leiter. He's put his life on the line for me many times.
M: Oh spare me this sentimental RUBBISH! He knew the risks.
Bond: And his wife?
M: This private vendetta of yours could easily compromise Her Majesty's government. You have an assignment, and I expect you to carry it out objectively and professionally!
Bond (with suppressed rage): Then you have my resignation, sir!
M (angry): We're not a country club, 007! (beat) Effective immediately. Your licence to kill is revoked...