"Mr. Heathcliff, you have nobody to love you; and, however miserable you make us, we shall still have the revenge of thinking that your cruelty arises from your greater misery! You are miserable, are you not? Lonely, like the devil, and envious like him? Nobody loves you—nobody will cry for you when you die! I wouldn't be you!"
Catherine Linton, Wuthering Heights
Ned: You’re screwing the villains. It’s not really one fight after another.
Mrs. Yamada: Being a villain is hard.
Weaver: One in twenty might make it in the long run. If they’re lucky, if they’re good, if they have friends they can count on.
Reynard: Pat yourself on the back a little more.
Weaver:I wasn’t satisfied doing what I was doing, as a villain. I switched sides by choice. Think about that. Even after all of that, after everything I had, even though I felt pretty good, spending all of that money on helping people in my neighborhood, being front page news, I gave it up.
—Weaver explains this trope to middle schoolers, Worm