History Quotes / MightMakesRight

9th Jul '16 12:38:02 PM Discar
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-->--'''Senator Armstrong''', ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance''

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-->--'''Senator -->-- '''Senator Armstrong''', ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance''



-->--'''Eighinn Stossuhl''', ''Literature/{{Eclipse}}''

->''Fuck your parliament and your constitution. America is an elephant. Cyprus is a flea. Greece is a flea. If these two fleas continue itching the elephant, they may just get whacked good.''
-->--'''President UsefulNotes/LyndonJohnson''' to the Greek ambassador

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-->--'''Eighinn -->-- '''Eighinn Stossuhl''', ''Literature/{{Eclipse}}''

->''Fuck ->''"Fuck your parliament and your constitution. America is an elephant. Cyprus is a flea. Greece is a flea. If these two fleas continue itching the elephant, they may just get whacked good.''
-->--'''President
"''
-->-- '''President
UsefulNotes/LyndonJohnson''' to the Greek ambassador



->''"Listen, then, he said; I proclaim that justice is nothing else than the interest of the stronger."''\\
-- '''Thrasymachus''', Creator/{{Plato}}'s ''Republic''

->''"Political power flows out from the barrel of a gun."'' \\
-- '''Chairman Mao - "The Little Red Book" '''

->'''Mace Windu:''' The Yinchorri believe that if they're strong enough to take something and hold on to it, it is, by rights, theirs.
->'''Oppo Rancisis:''' "Might makes right". A short-sighted philosophy, [[BreakTheHaughty and one that is often recanted upon meeting a more powerful adversary.]]

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->''"Listen, then, he said; I proclaim that justice is nothing else than the interest of the stronger."''\\
--
"''
-->--
'''Thrasymachus''', Creator/{{Plato}}'s ''Republic''

->''"Political power flows out from the barrel of a gun."'' \\
--
"''
-->--
'''Chairman Mao - "The Little Red Book" '''

->'''Mace Windu:''' The Yinchorri believe that if they're strong enough to take something and hold on to it, it is, by rights, theirs.
->'''Oppo
theirs.\\
'''Oppo
Rancisis:''' "Might makes right". A short-sighted philosophy, [[BreakTheHaughty and one that is often recanted upon meeting a more powerful adversary.]]



->''"You know as well as we that right, as this world goes, is only in question between equals in power; for the strong do as they will, and the weak suffer what they must."''\\
-- '''The Melian Dialogue''', Thucydides' ''History of UsefulNotes/ThePeloponnesianWar''

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->''"You know as well as we that right, as this world goes, is only in question between equals in power; for the strong do as they will, and the weak suffer what they must."''\\
--
"''
-->--
'''The Melian Dialogue''', Thucydides' ''History of UsefulNotes/ThePeloponnesianWar''



-->--''Film/SinbadTheSailor''

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-->--''Film/SinbadTheSailor''
-->-- ''Film/SinbadTheSailor''



-->--'''Literature/CatchTwentyTwo'''

-->''Gold is for the mistress -- silver for the maid --\\

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-->--'''Literature/CatchTwentyTwo'''

-->''Gold
-->-- '''Literature/CatchTwentyTwo'''

->''Gold
is for the mistress -- silver for the maid --\\



--->--'''RudyardKipling''', ''Cold Iron''

-->''Let us oppress the righteous poor;\\

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--->--'''RudyardKipling''', -->--'''RudyardKipling''', ''Cold Iron''

-->''Let ->''Let us oppress the righteous poor;\\



--->--'''Wisdom 2:10-11'''

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--->--'''Wisdom -->--'''Wisdom 2:10-11'''



->'''Ulysseus''': ''Force should be right; or rather, right and wrong,\\

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->'''Ulysseus''': ''Force ->''Force should be right; or rather, right and wrong,\\



-->-- '''Creator/WilliamShakespeare''', ''Theatre/TroilusAndCressida''

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-->-- '''Creator/WilliamShakespeare''', ->-- '''Ulysseus''', ''Theatre/TroilusAndCressida''



->''Treason doth never prosper. What's the reason?''
->''For if it prosper, none dare call it treason.''

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->''Treason doth never prosper. What's the reason?''
->''For
reason?''\\
''For
if it prosper, none dare call it treason.''



->'''Baldur:''' [[OneTrueFaith You think you own the planet]]. What gives you the ''right?''
->''(charges at Lucifer, who rams a hand through his chest and out his back)''
->'''Lucifer:''' No-one gives us the right. We take it.

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->'''Baldur:''' [[OneTrueFaith You think you own the planet]]. What gives you the ''right?''
->''(charges
''right?''\\
''(charges
at Lucifer, who rams a hand through his chest and out his back)''
->'''Lucifer:'''
back)''\\
'''Lucifer:'''
No-one gives us the right. We take it.



->''We have been forced into a conflict, for we are called to meet the challenge of a principle, which, if it were to prevail, would be fatal to any civilized order in the world. Such a principle, stripped of all disguise, is surely the mere primitive doctrine that "might is right."''

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->''We ->''"We have been forced into a conflict, for we are called to meet the challenge of a principle, which, if it were to prevail, would be fatal to any civilized order in the world. Such a principle, stripped of all disguise, is surely the mere primitive doctrine that "might 'might is right."'''"''



->"Rule number one. He who has the power, makes the rules. Obvious."

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->"Rule ->''"Rule number one. He who has the power, makes the rules. Obvious.""''



->"Weakness is a sin."
-->--'''Yuichirou Kanzaki''' and '''Supremacy Black Dragon, Aurageyser Damned''', ''Anime/CardfightVanguard''

->"The value and merit of all things is defined by how far we are willing to go to obtain them, and how far we are willing to go to defend them. Morality is no different. If it is not defended, it has no value. Without "might", there can be no "right". There's no need to demonize it"
-->--'''King Law Wight''', Webcomic/{{Suppression}}

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->"Weakness ->''"Weakness is a sin."
-->--'''Yuichirou
"''
-->-- '''Yuichirou
Kanzaki''' and '''Supremacy Black Dragon, Aurageyser Damned''', ''Anime/CardfightVanguard''

->"The ->''"The value and merit of all things is defined by how far we are willing to go to obtain them, and how far we are willing to go to defend them. Morality is no different. If it is not defended, it has no value. Without "might", there can be no "right". There's no need to demonize it"
-->--'''King
it."''
-->--' ''King
Law Wight''', Webcomic/{{Suppression}}
Webcomic/{{Suppression}}

->''"Forgive me, Khaleesi, but your ancestor Aegon the Conqueror didn't seize six of the kingdoms because they were his right. He had no right to them. He seized them because he could."''
-->-- '''Ser Jorah Mormont''', ''Series/GameOfThrones''

->'''Toahdfrohg Captain:''' You have ''no right'' to pass judgment on me!\\
'''Petey:''' Per your own actions, you appear to believe might ''makes'' right.\\
'''Toahdfrohg Captain:''' I don't like where this is going.\\
'''Petey:''' Oh, good. I was hoping you wouldn't.
-->-- ''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary''
15th May '16 6:38:21 PM Mhazard
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->''"Might makes right, don't you fuck with me. You know what? Fuck this war, I just want you dead."''
-->--'''Senator Armstrong''', ''VideoGame/MetalGearRisingRevengeance''
10th Feb '16 11:23:51 AM DarthWalrus
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->"The value and merit of all things is defined by how far we are willing to go to obtain them, and how far we are willing to go to defend them. Morality is no different. If it is not defended, it has no value. Without "might", there can be no "right". There's no need to demonize it"
-->--'''King Law Wight''', Webcomic/{{Suppression}}
28th Nov '15 12:12:22 PM Morgenthaler
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-->-- '''Manchester Black''', ''SupermanVsTheElite''

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-->-- '''Manchester Black''', ''SupermanVsTheElite''
''WesternAnimation/SupermanVsTheElite''
8th Sep '15 1:57:25 PM storymasterb
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->"Weakness is a sin."
-->--'''Yuichirou Kanzaki''' and '''Supremacy Black Dragon, Aurageyser Damned''', ''Anime/CardfightVanguard''
24th Jun '15 4:13:36 AM Morgenthaler
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-->--'''Eighinn Stossuhl''', ''WebOriginal/{{Eclipse}}''

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-->--'''Eighinn Stossuhl''', ''WebOriginal/{{Eclipse}}''
''Literature/{{Eclipse}}''
26th May '15 12:00:20 AM Sharkemental
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-->--John Harington

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-->--John Harington
-->-- '''John Harington'''



-->-- King George VI, ''Film/TheKingsSpeech''

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-->-- King '''King George VI, ''Film/TheKingsSpeech''VI''', ''Film/TheKingsSpeech''

->"Rule number one. He who has the power, makes the rules. Obvious."
-->-- '''Manchester Black''', ''SupermanVsTheElite''
11th Apr '15 6:40:42 PM nombretomado
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-->-- '''Vergil''', ''DevilMayCry''

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-->-- '''Vergil''', ''DevilMayCry''
''Franchise/DevilMayCry''
22nd Mar '15 12:01:49 AM Odon
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->''We have been forced into a conflict, for we are called to meet the challenge of a principle, which, if it were to prevail, would be fatal to any civilized order in the world. Such a principle, stripped of all disguise, is surely the mere primitive doctrine that "might is right."''
-->-- King George VI, ''Film/TheKingsSpeech''
9th Mar '15 9:55:58 PM nombretomado
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-->-- ''{{Supernatural}}'', "Hammer of the Gods"

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-->-- ''{{Supernatural}}'', ''{{Series/Supernatural}}'', "Hammer of the Gods"
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