Quotes / Evil Versus Oblivion

"Don't you get it? I'm trying to save this hell of a place. Not 'cause I like it, but 'cause I'm trying to save me own skin."
— Cyrus Crabbe, Dinotopia TV movie

"You don't destroy the world you're going to conquer!"

Spike: I want to stop Angel. (chuckling) I want to save the world.
Buffy: You do remember that you're a vampire, right?
Spike: We like to talk big, vampires do. "I'm going to destroy the world." It's just tough guy talk. Strutting around with your friends over a pint of blood. The truth is, I like this world. You've got... dog racing, Manchester United. And you've got people, billions of people walking around like Happy Meals with legs. It's all right here. But then someone comes along with a vision. With a real... passion for destruction. Angel could pull it off. Goodbye, Picadilly. Farewell, Leicester Bloody Square. You know what I'm saying?

"Let me assure you, I do not wish to destroy the world. That's where all the best slaughter takes place, you know."
Charnel, Sacrifice

"There is no profit to be made in the world's destruction. It is... bad for business."
Kingpin, Spider-Man

"Listen up! You're saying the kingdom will vanish? NOT TODAY! THIS KINGDOM IS ALL MINE! SO YOU VANISH!"

"I deal in purity, Movran. Demonic bargains are so... worldly. The Abyss doesn't care if you deal in handshakes or rape ... It's a means, not an end. Demons mire people in the here and now. They aren't my friends."

"How can I take over the city and build the Eggman Empire if there IS no city?!"
Dr. Eggman, Shadow the Hedgehog

"After all, if the world is destroyed who do they have to threaten with villainous plots? Each other?"
Mr. Fantasic, discussing the prospect of an Enemy Mine plan, LEGO Marvel Superheroes

Rocket Raccoon: Why would you want to save the galaxy?
Peter Quill: Because I'm one of the idiots who lives in it!

"By contrast, the Exarchs also direct Seers to protect humanity from existential threats, and renew the vault-seals of ancient horrors called the Bound. Not even the Tyrants wish to rule a kingdom of ashes."

Brain: Come, we have work to do.
Pinky: Oh, right, taking over the world, and all...
Brain: No, Pinky tonight, we must save the world!
Pinky: Egad, Brain save the world?!
Brain: YES! So it is available to take over tomorrow night.
Pinky and the Brain, "Snowball"