->'''J.J. Gittes:''' How much are you worth?
->'''Noah Cross''': I've no idea. [[EvilCannotComprehendGood How much do you want?]]
->'''Gittes''': I just want to know what you're worth. Over ten million?
->'''Cross''': Oh my, yes.
->'''Gittes''': ''Why'' are you doing it? How much better can you eat? What can you buy that you can't already afford?
->'''Cross''': The future, Mr. Gitts -- the ''future!''

->"I lacked vision?! He's the fool with no vision! Destroy everything in his path, no goal, no plan? I would have united worlds. That... is vision!"
-->-- '''Nerissa''', ''WesternAnimation/{{WITCH}}'', "X is for Xanadu"

->"This Fontaine fellow is somebody to watch. Once, [[NotSoHarmless he was just a menace]], to be convicted and hung. But he always manages to be where the evidence isn't. He's the most dangerous type of hoodlum... the kind with vision."
-->-- '''Andrew Ryan''', ''{{VideoGame/BioShock1}}''

->'''Rin''': If word got out that [[AIIsACrapshoot machina]] pose a danger, people would fear them and stop using them.\\
'''Paine''': So Yevon's not alone in sweeping things under the rug.\\
'''Rin''': I firmly believe that machina are an indispensable part of Spira's development. Even if there is another incident, [[GasLeakCoverup I intend to conceal the evidence.]]\\
'''Yuna''': You really think people will follow you that way?\\
'''Rin''': I am not alone in my thinking.
-->--'''''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX2''''', The Mi-Hen Highroad Conspiracy (Rin outcome)

->"I k-killed them... two of them... It's a life...[[VillainousBSOD the consequences can't be light]]. Do I have the right to pass judgement upon others? But wait... it's not like that. [[IgnoredEpiphany This is what I've always thought]]. This world is rotten. Those who are rotten deserve to die. [[IDidWhatIHadToDo Someone... someone has to do it!]] [[NecessarilyEvil Sacrificing their own life and soul, just because the world can't continue like this!]] If someone else had picked up this notebook, someone else could erase all the unnecessary people from this world... but is there someone who could do that? No, there isn't! But I can. In fact, I'm [[TheOnlyOne the only one]] who can do it! I'll do it. I'll use the Death Note... to change the world!"
-->-- '''Light Yagami''', ''Manga/DeathNote'', making his decision to become Kira.

->"We like to talk big, vampires do. "I'm going to destroy the world." That's just tough-guy talk. Strutting around with your friends over a pint of blood. The truth is, I '''like''' this world. You've got... ''(ponders that)'' ...dog racing. Manchester United. And you've got people. Billions of people walking around like Happy Meals with legs. It's all right here. ''(sigh)'' But then someone comes along with a vision. With a real passion for destruction. Angel could pull it off. Good-bye, Picadilly. Farewell, Leicester-bloody-Square, know what I'm saying?"
-->-- '''Spike''', ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'', "Becoming, part 2"

->"Your worthy Sir Topham Hatt thinks I need to learn. He is mistaken. We diesels don't need to learn, we know everything. We come to a yard and improve it. We are revolutionary!"
-->-- '''Diesel''', ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine'', "[[Recap/ThomasTheTankEngineS2E12PopGoesTheDiesel Pop Goes The Diesel]]"

->"My mission is peaceful. Any attempt to stop me... would make it otherwise."
-->-- '''{{Magneto}}''', ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}''

->"Because the bad people know how to ''plan''.It's part of the specification, you might say. Every evil tyrant has a plan to rule the world. The good people don't seem to have the knack."
-->-- '''Havelock Vetinari''', ''Discworld/GuardsGuards''

->''"That's a loser's reasoning! A winner has to look at the world not as it is, but as it should be!"
-->--'''Aizen''', ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''

->''And then Skitter waltzes in andÖ itís like, she slithers right past your defenses. I canít even put it into words. You run into her, and you canít even look straight at her without feeling your skin crawl. [[TheWormThatWalks Like when someoneís got something wrong with their eye and your own eye starts wateringÖ only with her itís because of the bugs]]. And then she ''talks'', and she sounds so idealistic, and naive. I donít know ''how ''you sound idealistic and naive with a swarm of cockroaches and bees crawling over your face, but she does. And so you let your guard down.'' ''[[HannibalLecture And then she starts making]]'' [[VillainHasAPoint sense.]]
-->--'''Flechette''' describes her encounter with [[VillainProtagonist Skitter]], ''Literature/{{Worm}}''

->''Can you not feel,''
->''That we could have a life forged in steel?''
->''I only ask that you see what I see.''
->''This is the answer,''
->''Why wonít you believe?''
-->-- "Look What You've Done[=/=]Dr. Wily", '''TheMegas'''

->''Nothing of such grand scale can be achieved without a singular vision at its heart, least of all the reconquest of the Galaxy.
-->-- '''The Emperor''' to the priest of "The Last Church", ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer40000}}''