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Quotes: Evil Is Not a Toy
He gave me a lamp that had the Devil in it! I was expecting a happy genie who sings little songs and grants wishes, not the Devil! What kind of weird shit is Headmaster Cid into? I mean, I know he told me it was cursed and I should be careful, but when you give someone a lamp with the Devil in it, you don't say "Oh, be careful, it's a little dangerous," you say "Here's a lamp, and it has the Devil in it!!"
Noah 'The Spoony One' Antwiler, on Final Fantasy VIII and the Diabolos guardian force.

- A sand monster very low on patience with his amateur boss, from Aladdin: The Series.

The SS necromancers are exultant: their demons harrow the Earth in stolen bodies, scouring it clean of enemy forces, eating the souls of the untermenschen and spitting up their bones. Snow falls early as fimbulwinter sets in, for the ice giants of legend have returned to do the bidding of the thousand-year Reich, and the Führer's every dream shall be made real. A pale sun that warms nothing gazes down across a wilderness of ice and fire, ravaged by the triumph of the will.
They only realize how badly they've miscalculated some months later as the daylight hours shorten, and shorten further — until the equinox passes, the temperature continues to fall as the sunlight dims, and the giants cease to do their bidding.
Götterdämmerung has come for the victorious Third Reich...

Grandpa: Yugi! Are you trying to summon the forces of darkness in your room again?
Yugi: No Gramps!

I say to you againe, doe not call up Any that you can not put downe; by the Which I meane, Any that can in Turne call up somewhat against you, whereby your Powerfullest Devices may not be of use. Ask of the Lesser, lest the Greater shall not wish to Answer, and shall commande more than you.
H.P. Lovecraft, "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward"

"Are you seriously telling me you called up the Devil and expected him to behave?!"
Fox Mulder, The X-Files

"A few years back I got Chaos to do my bidding but he betrayed me, then I got Biolizard who betrayed me, then I got Metal Sonic who betrayed me, then I got Ifrit who betrayed me, and then I got Solaris who betrayed me, but I'm sure Dark Gaia will never betray-"
(Gets uppercutted and sent flying by Dark Gaia)
Dr. Eggman, demonstrating that he never learns, Sonic Unleashed in 4 Minutes

"Which is the greater folly, summoning the demon or expecting gratitude from it?"

Commissioner Gordon: You should have thought of that before you let the clown out of the box.

"Others had tried to control it before, to steer it in the general direction of their enemies. Warlords, villains, masterminds. It rarely worked for long. When working with power on this scale, chaos had a way of trumping order."

Emperor Zombie: You went on and on about how sweet the candy was, then told me not to put it in my mouth, and got mad at me when I did!
Screw-On Head: If by "candy", you mean ancient forbidden evil, then yes, I did tell you not to put it in your mouth.

Grodus: Yes, my glorious witch queen... Destroy these impudent fools!
Shadow Queen: Who are you that would command me? What sort of being are you?
Grodus: Huh? What do you mean?!? I thought you were bound to obey the one who woke you! Enough of this prattle! Do as I say!!! NOW! Or I will send you back to the depths...
(The Shadow Queen strikes him with a flash of lightning, destroying everything but his head)
Shadow Queen: You would do well to learn your proper place, slave. No one commands me.

The Shoggoth Song, lyrics by Sean Branney, sung to the tune of The Dreidel Song
I had a little Shoggoth
I conjured up one day.
I used an Elder Sigil
So Shoggoth and I play.
Shoggoth, Shoggoth, Shoggoth
With mouths and psuedopods.
Shoggoth, Shoggoth, Shoggoth,
Foul creature of the gods.
One day while we were playing
My monstrous pal broke free.
I'd dropped the Elder Sigil,
Lil' Shoggy turned on me.
Shoggoth, Shoggoth, Shoggoth
He ripped me to shred
Shoggoth, Shoggoth, Shoggoth,
We played and now I'm dead.
— The HP Lovecraft Historical Society Solstice Carol Songbook (Sung on YouTube)

"Still refusing to look at the big picture. Of course, how CAN you when you can't even see past your own nose?" Vortex…the Infi-Map…Pariah Dark. Time and again, you've tried to seize control of powers beyond your meager understanding and time and again, you've met with failure. And now you come into my domain with all the forethought of a teenager looking to steal a car for a joyride and brazenly declare that you will take MY power from ME? It would seem that Danny Fenton is quite correct when he calls you…what is that term again? A 'fruit loop'?"
—Clockwork, lecturing Vlad Plasmius on doing this thing constantly, Facing The Future Series

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