"We're a planet of over six billion ninnies living in a civilization that was designed by a few thousand amazingly smart deviants."
"Just walk about like you own the place. Always works for me."
—The Doctor, Doctor Who, "The Shakespeare Code"
Military bases were much like beehives: It was very difficult to get inside, but once you were in everyone just sort of assumed you'd been cleared by management and let you go about your business.
“You’re promoted,” Kaladin said. “If anyone asks, you’ve been given a field commission as commander of the rear guard. If anyone claims to outrank you, send them to me.”
The man started. “Promoted… Who are you? Can you do that?”
“Someone needs to.”
— Kaladin, a slave taking over an army.
“Your men won’t leave without you, and my men won’t leave without them. So you will get on your horse and we will escape this death-trap. Do you understand?”'
— Kaladin, again, now ordering around Dalinar, highprince and general of the army he's rescuing.
"Key to sneaking into places: act like you're supposed to be there."
— Avatar Extras, "The King Of Omashu"
Mugger: (Dramatic Gun Cock) You gettin' mugged, kid!
Muggee: No. (makes Finger Guns) You're getting mugged.
Mugger: DAH, how the hell's that even work!?