History Quotes / ProfessionalKiller

16th Jan '17 1:21:23 PM Premonition45
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->'''Film/JamesBond: An eye for an eye.

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->'''Film/JamesBond: ->'''Film/JamesBond:''' An eye for an eye.
16th Jan '17 1:21:01 PM Premonition45
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'''Sanchez:''' Problem solver.\\

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'''Sanchez:''' (''nodding'') Problem solver.\\



->'''Madeleine Swann:''' I see you left this final question blank. What is your occupation.

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->'''Madeleine Swann:''' I see you left this final question blank. What is your occupation.occupation?


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->'''Francisco Scaramanga:''' When I was a boy, I was brought up in a circus. My only real friend was a huge, magnificent African bull elephant. One day, his handler mistreated him and he went berserk. Bleeding, dying, he came and found me, stood on one leg, his best trick, picked me up and put me on his back. The drunken handler came along and emptied his gun into his eye... [[PayEvilUntoEvil I emptied my stage pistol into his]]!
->'''Film/JamesBond: An eye for an eye.
->'''Scaramanga:''' You see, Mr. Bond, [[PetTheDog I always thought I loved animals]]. Then I discovered that I enjoyed killing people even more.
-->-- ''Film/TheManWithTheGoldenGun''
15th Jan '17 7:14:23 PM ChesterPolarbear
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->Let me tell you: You take on [[CIAEvilFBIGood the intelligence community]] - [[DeadlyEuphemism they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you]], so even for a practical supposedly hard-nosed businessman, [[Creator/DonaldTrump he's]] really dumb to do this.
-->-- '''Senator Charles Schumer'''
14th Jan '17 5:03:23 AM JackG
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->"You wanted to know what I do for a living. I kill people. There's always one who wields the sword of Damocles, one self-appointed god. That's me, Alyson. That's me."

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->"You wanted to know what I do for a living. I kill people. There's always one who wields the sword of Damocles, SwordOfDamocles, one self-appointed god. That's me, Alyson. That's me."
14th Jan '17 5:01:16 AM JackG
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->What I do requires a certain mindset. I do assignments; designated targets. Some jobs need to look like accidents. Others must cast suspicion on someone else. A select few need to send a clear message. Pulling a trigger is easy. The best jobs are the ones nobody even knows you were there.

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->What I do requires a certain mindset. I do assignments; [[DeadlyEuphemism designated targets. targets]]. Some jobs need to [[MakeItLookLikeAnAccident look like accidents. accidents]]. Others must [[FalseFlagOperation cast suspicion on someone else. else]]. A select few need to [[MakeAnExampleOfThem send a clear message.message]]. Pulling a trigger is easy. The best jobs are the ones nobody even knows you were there.
22nd Dec '16 9:45:03 PM Premonition45
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->'''Madeleine Swann:''' I see you left this final question blank. What is your occupation.
->'''Film/JamesBond:''' Well, that's not the sort of thing that looks good on a form.
->'''Madeleine:''' And why is that?
->'''Bond:''' I kill people.
-->-- ''Film/{{Spectre}}''
19th Dec '16 10:15:44 PM JackG
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->What I do requires a certain mindset. I do assignments; designated targets. Some jobs need to look like accidents. Others must cast suspicion on someone else. A select few need to send a clear message. Pulling a trigger is easy. The best jobs are the ones nobody even knows you were there.
-->-- '''Arthur Bishop''', ''Film/TheMechanic2011''
17th Dec '16 7:44:11 PM MrFebreze
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->If there was still such a thing as income tax, then every year when Vic filled out his 1040 form he would put down, as his occupation, "sniper."
-->--''Literature/SnowCrash''

->I killed mothers with their babies. I've killed great philosophers, proud young warriors, and revolutionaries. I've killed the evil, the good, the intelligent, the weak, and the beautiful. I have done this in the service of His Divine Shadow and his predecessors, and I have never once shown any mercy.
-->--'''Kai''', ''{{Series/Lexx}}''

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->If there was still such a thing as income tax, then every year when Vic filled out his 1040 form he would put down, as his occupation, "sniper."
-->--''Literature/SnowCrash''

->I killed mothers with their babies. I've killed great philosophers, proud young warriors, and revolutionaries. I've killed the evil, the good, the intelligent, the weak, and the beautiful. I have done this in the service of His Divine Shadow and his predecessors, and I have never once shown any mercy.
-->--'''Kai''', ''{{Series/Lexx}}''
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->Murder is only killing without a license.
-->-- '''Arthur Bishop,''' ''Film/TheMechanic1972''



->If you're good at something, never do it for free.
-->-- '''SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker''', ''[[Film/TheDarkKnightTrilogy The Dark Knight]]''



->If you're good at something, never do it for free.
-->-- '''SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker''', ''[[Film/TheDarkKnightTrilogy The Dark Knight]]''

->'''Bart:''' What have you been doing with your life?\\
'''Martin:''' Ahhh... [[SarcasticConfession professional killer]].\\
'''Bart:''' Oh, good for you. It's a growth industry.

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->If you're good at something, never do ->The rifle is the first weapon you learn how to use, because it lets you keep your distance from the client. The closer you get to being a pro, the closer you can get to the client. [[KnifeNut The knife]], for free.
example, is the last thing you learn.
-->-- '''SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker''', ''[[Film/TheDarkKnightTrilogy The Dark Knight]]''

->'''Bart:''' What have you been doing with your life?\\
'''Martin:''' Ahhh... [[SarcasticConfession professional killer]].
'''Léon''', ''Film/TheProfessional''

->'''Debi:''' You're a psychopath.
\\
'''Bart:''' Oh, good '''Martin:''' No, no. Psychopaths kill for you. no reason. I kill for ''money''. It's a growth industry.''job''...That didn't come out right.



->The [[SoftSpokenSadist quiet]] type. He spends words like they were ten bucks a syllable. 'Course, he don't have to say much. Before he turned 21, he turned up more hits than Hank Aaron.
-->--'''Sgt. Geno Polucci''', ''{{Series/Kojak}}'' ("The Chinatown Murders")

->'''Debi:''' You're a psychopath.
->'''Martin:''' No, no. Psychopaths kill for no reason. I kill for ''money''. It's a ''job''. ...That didn't come out right.
-->-- ''Film/GrossePointeBlank''



->Murder is only killing without a license.
-->-- '''Arthur Bishop,''' ''Film/TheMechanic1972''

->What I do requires a certain mindset. I do assignments; designated targets. Some jobs need to [[MakeItLookLikeAnAccident look like accidents]]. Others must [[FalseFlagOperation cast suspicion on someone else]]. A select few [[MakeanExampleofThem need to send a clear message]]. Pulling a trigger is easy. The best jobs are the ones nobody even knows you were there.
-->-- '''Arthur Bishop''', ''Film/TheMechanic2011''

->The rifle is the first weapon you learn how to use, because it lets you keep your distance from the client. The closer you get to being a pro, the closer you can get to the client. [[KnifeNut The knife]], for example, is the last thing you learn.
-->-- '''Léon''', ''Film/TheProfessional''

->The numbing cold of the broken night had followed me in. Upstairs, The Trio tangoed down the Manor halls to the silent rhythm of their murderous hearts, the blood of their victims rust on their lips.
-->--'''VideoGame/MaxPayne'''

->We do not ''murder''. We do not ''execute''. We do not ''massacre''. We never, you may be very certain, we never ''torture''. We have no truck with crimes of passion or hatred or pointless gain. We do not do it for a delight in inhumation, or to feed some secret inner need, or for petty advantage or for some cause or belief; I tell you, gentlemen, that all these reasons are in the highest degree suspect. Look into the face of a man who will kill you for a belief and your nostrils will snuff up the scent of abomination. Hear a speech declaring a holy war and, I assure you, your ears should catch the click of evil's scales and the dragging of its monstrous tail over the purity of the language.\\
No, we do it for the money. And, because we above all must know the value of a human life, we do it for a great deal of money. There can be few cleaner motives, so shorn of all pretence. ''[[PretentiousLatinMotto Nil mortifi, sine lucre.]]'' Remember. No killing without payment.\\
And always give a receipt.
-->-- '''Dr. Cruces''' of the Ankh-Morpork [[MurderInc Assassins' Guild]], ''[[{{Discworld/Pyramids}} Pyramids]]''

->I'm not a good person or a bad person. I'm just here to kill things.
-->-- '''Vin,''' ''[[Literature/MistbornTheOriginalTrilogy The Well of Ascension]]''

->A knight's a sword with a horse. The rest, the vows and the sacred oils and the lady's favors, they're silk ribbons tied round the sword. Maybe the sword's prettier with ribbons hanging off it, but it will kill you just as dead.
-->-- '''Sandor Clegane''', ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''

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->Murder is only killing without a license.
->''"I love hitmen. No matter what you do to them, you don't feel bad."''
-->-- '''Arthur Bishop,''' ''Film/TheMechanic1972''

->What I do requires a certain mindset. I do assignments; designated targets. Some jobs need
'''Marv''', ''Film/SinCity''

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->Cursed be he who taketh reward
to [[MakeItLookLikeAnAccident look like accidents]]. Others must [[FalseFlagOperation cast suspicion on someone else]]. A select few [[MakeanExampleofThem need to send a clear message]]. Pulling a trigger is easy. The best jobs are slay an innocent person. And all the ones nobody even knows you were there.
people shall say, "Amen."
-->-- '''Arthur Bishop''', ''Film/TheMechanic2011''

->The rifle is the first weapon you learn how to use, because it lets you keep your distance from the client. The closer you get to being a pro, the closer you can get to the client. [[KnifeNut The knife]], for example, is the last thing you learn.
-->-- '''Léon''', ''Film/TheProfessional''

->The numbing cold of the broken night had followed me in. Upstairs, The Trio tangoed down the Manor halls to the silent rhythm of their murderous hearts, the blood of their victims rust on their lips.
-->--'''VideoGame/MaxPayne'''

->We do not ''murder''. We do not ''execute''. We do not ''massacre''. We never, you may be very certain, we never ''torture''. We have no truck with crimes of passion or hatred or pointless gain. We do not do it for a delight in inhumation, or to feed some secret inner need, or for petty advantage or for some cause or belief; I tell you, gentlemen, that all these reasons are in the highest degree suspect. Look into the face of a man who will kill you for a belief and your nostrils will snuff up the scent of abomination. Hear a speech declaring a holy war and, I assure you, your ears should catch the click of evil's scales and the dragging of its monstrous tail over the purity of the language.\\
No, we do it for the money. And, because we above all must know the value of a human life, we do it for a great deal of money. There can be few cleaner motives, so shorn of all pretence. ''[[PretentiousLatinMotto Nil mortifi, sine lucre.]]'' Remember. No killing without payment.\\
And always give a receipt.
-->-- '''Dr. Cruces''' of the Ankh-Morpork [[MurderInc Assassins' Guild]], ''[[{{Discworld/Pyramids}} Pyramids]]''

->I'm not a good person or a bad person. I'm just here to kill things.
-->-- '''Vin,''' ''[[Literature/MistbornTheOriginalTrilogy The Well of Ascension]]''

->A knight's a sword with a horse. The rest, the vows and the sacred oils and the lady's favors, they're silk ribbons tied round the sword. Maybe the sword's prettier with ribbons hanging off it, but it will kill you just as dead.
-->-- '''Sandor Clegane''', ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''
'''Deuteronomy 27:25''', [[Literature/TheBible King James Bible]] (Cambridge Edition)



->A knight's a sword with a horse. The rest, the vows and the sacred oils and the lady's favors, they're silk ribbons tied round the sword. Maybe the sword's prettier with ribbons hanging off it, but it will kill you just as dead.
-->-- '''Sandor Clegane''', ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''

->If there was still such a thing as income tax, then every year when Vic filled out his 1040 form he would put down, as his occupation, "sniper."
-->--''Literature/SnowCrash''

->I'm not a good person or a bad person. I'm just here to kill things.
-->-- '''Vin,''' ''[[Literature/MistbornTheOriginalTrilogy The Well of Ascension]]''

->We do not ''murder''. We do not ''execute''. We do not ''massacre''. We never, you may be very certain, we never ''torture''. We have no truck with crimes of passion or hatred or pointless gain. We do not do it for a delight in inhumation, or to feed some secret inner need, or for petty advantage or for some cause or belief; I tell you, gentlemen, that all these reasons are in the highest degree suspect. Look into the face of a man who will kill you for a belief and your nostrils will snuff up the scent of abomination. Hear a speech declaring a holy war and, I assure you, your ears should catch the click of evil's scales and the dragging of its monstrous tail over the purity of the language.\\
No, we do it for the money. And, because we above all must know the value of a human life, we do it for a great deal of money. There can be few cleaner motives, so shorn of all pretence. ''[[PretentiousLatinMotto Nil mortifi, sine lucre.]]'' Remember. No killing without payment.\\
And always give a receipt.
-->-- '''Dr. Cruces''' of the Ankh-Morpork [[MurderInc Assassins' Guild]], ''[[{{Discworld/Pyramids}} Pyramids]]''

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->I killed mothers with their babies. I've killed great philosophers, proud young warriors, and revolutionaries. I've killed the evil, the good, the intelligent, the weak, and the beautiful. I have done this in the service of His Divine Shadow and his predecessors, and I have never once shown any mercy.
-->--'''Kai''', ''{{Series/Lexx}}''

->The [[SoftSpokenSadist quiet]] type. He spends words like they were ten bucks a syllable. 'Course, he don't have to say much. Before he turned 21, he turned up more hits than Hank Aaron.
-->--'''Sgt. Geno Polucci''', ''{{Series/Kojak}}'' ("The Chinatown Murders")

->"You wanted to know what I do for a living. I kill people. There's always one who wields the sword of Damocles, one self-appointed god. That's me, Alyson. That's me."
-->-- '''Robert [=McCall=]''', ''Series/TheEqualizer''

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->Cursed be he who taketh reward to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, "Amen."
-->-- '''Deuteronomy 27:25''', [[Literature/TheBible King James Bible]] (Cambridge Edition)

->Assassination in Antiva is a tradition. It is more efficient than an election, as we say "Politics and death go together like kisses and love-making."
-->-- '''Zevran''', ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins''

->She flushed all accounts, cut off all communication lines, exposed the Agency and used the confusion to vanish. Now the reformed Agency has finally tracked her down--And offered me the contract. One day, I will think of this [[NothingPersonal as just another job.]] After all, this is what I do.
-->-- '''47''', ''VideoGame/HitmanAbsolution''

->Ya can't spell assassin without "sin"... and twice the ass!
-->-- '''SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}}''' , ''Ultimate VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3''

->I hate bein' stereotyped. I'm not a cold-blooded killer. I'm a nice guy! I love my wife, I have two boys I'm very proud of. You just have to make the ends meet. And if that means I have to shoot someone now and then, hey, it's just my job from 9-5.
-->-- EnemyChatter, ''VideoGame/MaxPayne''

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->Cursed be he who taketh reward to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, "Amen."
-->-- '''Deuteronomy 27:25''', [[Literature/TheBible King James Bible]] (Cambridge Edition)

->Assassination in Antiva is a tradition. It is more efficient than an election, as we say "Politics and death go together like kisses and love-making."
-->-- '''Zevran''', ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins''

->She flushed all accounts, cut off all communication lines, exposed the Agency and used the confusion to vanish. Now the reformed Agency has finally tracked her down--And offered me the contract. One day, I will think of this [[NothingPersonal as just another job.]] After all, this is what I do.
-->-- '''47''', ''VideoGame/HitmanAbsolution''

->Ya can't spell assassin without "sin"... and twice the ass!
-->-- '''SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}}''' , ''Ultimate VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3''

->I hate bein' stereotyped. I'm not a cold-blooded killer. I'm a nice guy! I love my wife, I have two boys I'm very proud of. You just have to make the ends meet. And if that means I have to shoot someone now and then, hey, it's just my job from 9-5.
-->-- EnemyChatter, ''VideoGame/MaxPayne''

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->The numbing cold of the broken night had followed me in. Upstairs, The Trio tangoed down the Manor halls to the silent rhythm of their murderous hearts, the blood of their victims rust on their lips.
-->--'''VideoGame/MaxPayne'''

->I hate being stereotyped. I'm not a cold-blooded killer. I'm a nice guy! I love my wife, I have two boys I'm very proud of. You just have to make the ends meet. And if that means I have to shoot someone now and then, hey, it's just my job from 9-5.
-->-- EnemyChatter, ''VideoGame/MaxPayne''

->She flushed all accounts, cut off all communication lines, exposed the Agency and used the confusion to vanish. Now the reformed Agency has finally tracked her down--And offered me the contract. One day, I will think of this [[NothingPersonal as just another job.]] After all, this is what I do.
-->-- '''47''', ''VideoGame/HitmanAbsolution''


->Ya can't spell assassin without "sin"... and twice the ass!
-->-- '''SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}}''' , ''Ultimate VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3''

->Assassination in Antiva is a tradition. It is more efficient than an election, as we say "Politics and death go together like kisses and love-making."
-->-- '''Zevran''', ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins''

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->''"I love hitmen. No matter what you do to them, you don't feel bad."''
-->-- '''Marv''', ''Film/SinCity''

->''"I'm not a good person or a bad person. I'm just here to kill things."''
-->-- '''Vin,''' ''[[MistBorn Mistborn: The Well of Ascension]]''

->"You wanted to know what I do for a living. I kill people. There's always one who wields the sword of Damocles, one self-appointed god. That's me, Alyson. That's me."
-->-- '''Robert [=McCall=]''', ''Series/TheEqualizer''

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->''"I love hitmen. No matter what you do to them, you don't feel bad."''
-->-- '''Marv''', ''Film/SinCity''

->''"I'm not a good person or a bad person. I'm just here to kill things."''
-->-- '''Vin,''' ''[[MistBorn Mistborn: The Well of Ascension]]''

->"You wanted to know what I do for a living. I kill people. There's always one who wields the sword of Damocles, one self-appointed god. That's me, Alyson. That's me."
-->-- '''Robert [=McCall=]''', ''Series/TheEqualizer''
17th Dec '16 7:36:36 PM MrFebreze
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->I killed mothers with their babies. I've killed great philosophers, proud young warriors, and revolutionaries. I've killed the evil, the good, the intelligent, the weak, and the beautiful. I have done this in the service of His Divine Shadow and his predecessors, and I have never once shown any mercy.
-->--'''Kai''', ''{{Series/Lexx}}''
26th Aug '16 8:40:44 PM JackG
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->"I'm not their judge. I'm their judgement, their executioner."
-->-- Mack Bolan, Literature/TheExecutioner.
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