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Quotes: Colonel Bad Ass
"A friend of death, a brother of luck and a son of a bitch!"
Major Elim Rawne, Warhammer 40,000, on Colonel-Commissar Ibram Gaunt

"I am a Commissar. I am empowered to deliver justice wherever I see it lacking. I am empowered to punish cowardice. I am granted the gift of total authority to judge, in the name of the Emperor, on the field of combat."
Colonel-Commissar Ibram Gaunt, Warhammer 40,000

Jake Sully: You wanted to see me, Colonel?
Col. Quaritch: ( while bench pressing ) This low gravity'll make you soft. You get soft, (racks weights) Pandora will shit you out dead with zero warning.
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The trouble with the Colonel, you see, was that he'd been spoiled by success. Whether it was taking and holding a position in war, or thrashing all opposition at football, or looking better than anyone else on ceremonial parades, or even a question of the battalion's children topping the prize-list at the garrison school, he expected no less than total triumph. And perhaps because he so trustingly expected it, he usually got it—and a trifle over. It was a subtle kind of blackmail, in a way, and that crafty old soldier knew just how to operate it. Leadership they call it.

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