"We're about to see an inverse relationship between the number of stab wounds I inflict on you and the number of answers you start giving me."
—Black Mage, 8-bit Theater
"Hey, there's this amazing technology we humans have discovered. It's called the straight answer. I'd bet you'd love it. I can show you how it works."
"Are you saying I'm being too cryptic?"
"Yes. See? It's easy. You should try it."
Bud Roberts: Well, the medical examiner faxed over more autopsy details for Agent Turque.
Harmon Rabb: Can I see them?
Bud Roberts: Sorry, sir. Agent Turque instructed me that these were for his eyes only. In fact, his exact words were, "Don't hand any faxes over to Commander Rabb."
Harmon Rabb: I see.
Bud drops one copy of the report for Harm to pick up.
—"Skeleton Crew", JAG
"Everyone lies, Michael. The innocent lie because they don't want to be blamed for something they didn't do, and the guilty lie because they don't have any other choice."
—Jeffrey Sinclair, Babylon 5
Booker DeWitt: (Left on an island lighthouse) Hey! Is somebody meeting me here?
Gentleman: (Rowing away) I'd certainly hope so.
Lady: It does seem like a dreadful place to be stranded.