Quotes / Cynicism Catalyst

Edward Dakota: I asked her to come in off the ledge and into my arms. She asked me why she should bother living.
Paris Nevada: What did you say?
Edward Dakota: Well I was trained to tell her lots of things. Her dreams and all the people who'd miss her. But for a second, I hesitated. And she saw it. Within that second, I couldn't think of honestly one optimistic thing to say to her. So she spread her arms and jumped. I started getting headaches, and eventually started blacking out. So I filed for medical.

Karl was a good mage. A good man. It goes against all Chantry law to make him Tranquil.
Anders, Dragon Age II

Nick Wilde: I learned two things that day. One: I was never gonna let anyone see that they got to me.
Judy Hopps: And... two?
Nick Wilde: If the world's only gonna see a fox as shifty and untrustworthy, there's no point trying to be anything else.

I was there, Gandalf. I was there 3000 years ago when Isildur took The Ring. I was there the day the strength of Men failed.