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23rd Apr '17 2:45:11 PM nombretomado
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* ''Franchise/TalesSeries'':

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* ''Franchise/TalesSeries'':''VideoGame/TalesSeries'':
5th Apr '17 9:21:55 PM nombretomado
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* ''Fanfic/{{Stray}}'' has one for most of its chapters. A variation on [[ArcWords "What can change the nature of a man?"]] from ''PlanescapeTorment'' is the most common, but the story also uses quotes from ''The Waste Land,'' ''Evangelion,'' and other works.

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* ''Fanfic/{{Stray}}'' has one for most of its chapters. A variation on [[ArcWords "What can change the nature of a man?"]] from ''PlanescapeTorment'' ''VideoGame/PlanescapeTorment'' is the most common, but the story also uses quotes from ''The Waste Land,'' ''Evangelion,'' and other works.
2nd Apr '17 1:54:00 AM ProfessorThascales
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* One episode of The X-Files opens with a quote from Shakespeare's ''Henry V'': "For nothing can seem foul to those that win."

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* One episode of The X-Files opens with a quote from Shakespeare's ''Henry V'': IV'': "For nothing can seem foul to those that win."
2nd Apr '17 1:47:58 AM ProfessorThascales
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* Herman Melville's ''Moby Dick'' opens with four pages of quotes about whales (starting with "And God created great whales," from the Bible).


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* One episode of The X-Files opens with a quote from Shakespeare's ''Henry V'': "For nothing can seem foul to those that win."
16th Mar '17 9:08:27 AM GothicProphet
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* Every chapter of ''Fanfic/ThisPresentDarkness'' has at least one.
4th Mar '17 1:38:23 PM StFan
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* ''DragonsDogma'' starts with a quote from Henri de Régnier. ''The delightful and ever-novel pleasure of a useless occupation.'' It plays with the idea of the NewGamePlus option. [[spoiler: It's also a reference to the ever repeating cycle of the Arisen becoming the Seneschall and existing to provide life to the world only to be replaced by the next Arisen.]]

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* ''DragonsDogma'' ''VideoGame/DragonsDogma'' starts with a quote from Henri de Régnier. ''The delightful and ever-novel pleasure of a useless occupation.'' It plays with the idea of the NewGamePlus option. [[spoiler: It's also a reference to the ever repeating cycle of the Arisen becoming the Seneschall and existing to provide life to the world only to be replaced by the next Arisen.]]
17th Feb '17 11:51:44 PM TimeLordVictorious
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* PlayedForLaughs in ''Film/TheBigShort''. "Truth is like poetry. And most people fucking hate poetry." - Overheard at a Washington D.C. Bar.
15th Feb '17 6:08:34 PM contrafanxxx
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* ''Film/MadMaxFuryRoad'' ends with a quote from The First History Man: "Where must we go, we who wander this wasteland, in search of our better selves?"

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* ''Film/MadMaxFuryRoad'' ends with a quote from The First History Man: "Where must we go, go... we who wander this wasteland, Wasteland in search of our better selves?"
5th Feb '17 9:23:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* To bring context to the brutality that is about to be shown, The Passion of the Christ brings us this abbreviated quote from Isaiah 53: 5 "He was wounded for our transgressions, crushed for our iniquities; by His wounds we are healed"

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* To bring context to the brutality that is about to be shown, The Passion of the Christ ''Film/ThePassionOfTheChrist'' brings us this abbreviated quote from Isaiah 53: 5 "He was wounded for our transgressions, crushed for our iniquities; by His wounds we are healed"
5th Feb '17 9:23:03 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/{{Cyberjack}}'': This cheesy Michael Dudikoff sci-fi action movie about a bunch of terrorists storming a building to steal a computer super-virus opens with a quote by, of all people, UsefulNotes/StephenHawking.
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