Quotes / Elegant Weapon for a More Civilized Age

[Breaking a rifle over his knee] "This loud, clumsy, stupid thing. This is the weapon of the enemy. We do not need it. We will not use it. Our weapons are quiet, precise. In time, I will teach them to you."
Batman, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

"This is hella old and busted. Perfect."
Laura Hudson, Hawkman discovers his Nth metal mace

"It's an elegant weapon from a more civilized age!"
Luke Smith on the Spartan Laser

"An elegant weapon for more civilized times, eh? Well guess what... times have changed!"
RC-1138 "Boss" upon finding a dropped lightsabre, Star Wars: Republic Commando