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-> ''[[UsefulNotes/SecondSinoJapaneseWar The war situation]] [[UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo has developed]] [[CrossesTheLineTwice not necessarily to Japan's advantage.]]''
-->-- ''Emperor Hirohito's 'Jewel Voice Broadcast', August 1945''

->'''Major-General Robert H Soule, US Army:''' How are the Glosters doing?\\
'''Brigadier Thomas Brodie, British Army:''' A bit sticky, things are pretty sticky down there.\\
''(Said whilst 650 British soldiers from the 1st Battalion, the Gloucestershire Regiment were deployed on a crossing on the Imjin River during the Korean war and fighting over 10,000 Chinese troops.)''

->'''Xykon:''' What happened?\\
'''Redcloak:''' Yeah, uh we had a small problem with the Gate.\\
'''Xykon:''' The forest is on fire.\\
'''Redcloak:''' I '''just said''' we had a small problem! Geez!
-->-- ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''

->''"You know, there are certain flaws in [[Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate this movie]]."''
-->-- '''Tom Servo''', ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000''

->"To call it an understatement would be an understatement."
-->--''Assassination Vacation'', Sarah Vowell

-> [A] District Attorney in Texas is on trial for building himself a sweet rig on the county dime. The machine in question sports "two hard drives, seven fans, high-end video and audio cards, a wireless Internet connection and cables that glow under ultraviolet light."... "I would not configure a backup computer in that way," says Mr. Gregg, FBI senior forensic examiner and reigning Understatement King.
-->-- '''[[Webcomic/PennyArcade Tycho Brahe]]''', [[http://www.penny-arcade.com/2008/3/12/ commentary]] on ''The Case of Texas vs. [=KryoLord=]''

->''"You killed my mom! You're not very nice!"''
-->-- '''Goten''' to '''Super Buu''', ''VideoGame/DragonballXenoverse''

->''"Not even Spock had stayed aboard for that -- he found breathing vacuum for any length of time to be aesthetically unpleasant."''
-->-- ''Literature/SpocksWorld'' by Creator/DianeDuane

->''"SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker is a tricky foe. His jokes are never funny. Sometimes they hurt people."''
-->-- ''I Am Batman'', Catherine Hapka

->'''Ford:''' I rescued you from the Earth.\\
'''Arthur:''' And what's happened to the Earth?\\
'''Ford:''' It's been demolished.\\
'''Arthur:''' Has it.\\
'''Ford:''' Yes. It just boiled away into space.\\
'''Arthur:''' Look, I'm a bit upset about that.
-->-- ''Radio/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' radio series

->''"I am supposed to call for help, if I run into trouble I can't handle on my own. Being captured by the Volturi and likely to be [[PersonAsVerb Chelseaed]] at any moment seemed like it might be that sort of trouble."''
-->-- '''Elspeth''', ''Fanfic/{{Luminosity}}''

->''"Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed, but I do say no more than 10 to 20 million killed, tops."''
-->-- '''General Buck Turgidson''', ''Film/DrStrangelove, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb''

->'''Enemy Agent:''' You killed two of my men.\\
'''Hetty:''' It was an overreaction.
-->-- ''Series/NCISLosAngeles''

->''"Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. We have a small problem. [[OhCrap All four engines have stopped]]. We are doing our damnedest to get them going again. [[StiffUpperLip I trust you are not in too much distress]]."''
-->-- '''Captain Eric Moody''', [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Airways_Flight_9 British Airways Flight 9]], shortly after flying through a cloud of volcanic ash.

->''"UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler was a very naughty man."''
-->-- '''Educational Video''', ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark''

->''"Collecting customs duties in America had not been one of Britain's glorious successes in the eighteenth century."''
-->-- '''Robert Middlekauf''', ''The Glorious Cause: the American Revolution 1763-1789''

->''"The above proposition is occasionally useful."''
-->-- '''A.N. Whitehead''' and '''Bertrand Russell''', ''Principia Mathematica'', on their proof that 1 + 1 = 2.

->''"Stalin's policies, including the murder of millions of his fellow countrymen, were not universally beloved."''
-->-- TabletopGame/{{Gurps}}, ''Cliffhangers''

->''[loud explosion is faintly heard over background static]''\\
'''Lovell:''' ''[as if reporting an odd sensor reading]'' Okay, uh, Houston? ''[[[{{Beat}} ...]]]'' I believe we've had a problem here.\\
''[[DramaticPause [several seconds of silence]]]''\\
'''Mission Control''': [[FlatWhat This is Houston, say again please.]]\\
'''Lovell:''' Houston, we've had a problem.
-->-- '''James A. Lovell''', Commander of [[{{Film/Apollo13}} Apollo 13]][[note]][[RealisticDictionIsUnrealistic Intentionally misquoted in the film]][[/note]]

->''"He [[KarmicDeath chose]]... [[RapidAging poorly]]."''
-->-- '''The Grail Knight''', ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade''

->''"Our situation has not improved."''
-->-- '''Professor Henry Jones''', on being trapped between a room on fire and a room full of Nazi soldiers while tied to a chair, ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade''

->''"My parents died... in a fire."''
-->-- '''Kara Zor-El''', [[EarthShatteringKaboom last survivor of Krypton]], ''Series/{{Supergirl 2015}}''

->'''Egon''': Don't cross the streams.\\
'''Peter''': Why?\\
'''Egon''': It would be bad.\\
'''Peter''': I'm fuzzy on the whole good/bad thing. What do you mean, 'bad?'\\
'''Egon''': Try to imagine all life as you know it stopping instantaneously and every molecule in your body exploding at the speed of light.\\
'''Ray''': Total protonic reversal.\\
'''Peter''': Right. [[CaptainObvious That's bad.]] Okay. All right. Important safety tip. Thanks, Egon.
-->-- ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 1984}}''

->'''Rowan:''' The dead will return to pester the living.\\
'''Erin:''' Pester, that doesn't sound so bad.\\
'''Rowan:''' They will pester the living with torture, death, and carnage.\\
'''Erin:''' Okay, I was using a different definition of "pester."
-->-- ''Film/{{Ghostbusters 2016}}''

->'''Homer:''' Look, I know I screwed up. This is big.\\
'''Marge:''' It's ''huge!'' WE'RE HOMELESS! OUR ''FRIENDS'' WANT TO KILL US!
-->--''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsonsMovie''

->''"Is that [[Film/KingKong a monkey]]?"''
-->--'''Soldier''', ''Film/KongSkullIsland''

->'''Raven:''' ''Grace'' killed Damien!? We're talking about the girl who ran out of my classroom crying after reading about World War II!\\
'''Noah:''' World War II ''was'' kind of a bummer...
-->-- ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive''

->She was so into hunting that she began hunting anything that moved (travelers, sheperds, villagers, you know). Now, the inhabitants of her kingdom weren't exactly peachy-keen about this...
-->-- Entry on '''Harpalyce''', [[http://www.paleothea.com/Humans.html here]]

->'''Kryten:''' You're good friends with the [[ThoseWackyNazis Hitlers]]?!\\
'''Future Kryten:''' It's just a social thing; we don't talk about his work. We just have a few laughs, play canasta and enjoy some mixed doubles with the Goerings.\\
'''Kryten:''' I don't believe what I'm hearing!\\
'''Future Rimmer:''' Look, you have to understand. We travel back and forth throughout the whole of history, and naturally we want to sample the best of everything. It's just a bit unfortunate that the finest things tend to be in the possession of people you would judge to be a bit dodgy.\\
'''Kryten:''' ''Hermann Goering'' is "''a bit dodgy''"?!
-->-- ''Series/RedDwarf'', "Out of Time"

->'''Emperor:''' [[foldercontrol]]

[[folder: So anyway, these Tyranids come from the eastern fringe of the galaxy in large bugflesh ships and chomp the fuck out of everything they see, yes? ]]
\\
'''Custodekitty:''' Correct my lord.\\
'''Emperor:''' [[/folder]]

[[folder: And every encounter recorded with them describes them as insect-like creatures with biological weaponry and that they are countless in number, right? ]]
\\
'''Custodekitty:''' Yes that is right my lord. They come in endless streams too numerous to count with beasts both minuscule and massive, all killing in their unique, painful ways!\\
'''Emperor:''' [[/folder]]

[[folder: Has anyone ever considered fucking bugspray? ]]
\\
[...]\\
'''Custodekitty:''' Well my lord, if itís a Biochemical weapon youíre referring to I can say that itís not of much use. Regenerative power is something the species seem to have picked up on and many of them have extremely advanced immune systems so not much will work. In addition, the race is very adaptable and if we were to concoct a poison against them and used it, they would most likely gain a resistance to it soon after!\\
'''Emperor:''' [[/folder]]

[[folder: That is quite the fucking pickle. ]]

-->-- ''WebAnimation/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice''

->'''Atton:''' I'm guessing that Republic ship that just docked isn't carrying friends of yours.\\
'''Kreia:''' I hope your talent for understatement is offset by your skill with a blaster. If not, then I fear our time together will be short indeed.
-->-- ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublicIITheSithLords''
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