We can't all be heroes, because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by.
US Major: We'll have to move these civilians. Can't see the target for the limbo dancers.
SAS Commander: Those are innocent bystanders!
US Major: There's no such thing in my experience. They're all hand in glove with the gooks.
SAS Commander: We are not in Vietnam now, Major. Those chaps carry British passports. And if any of them have to die, it'll be by a British bullet.
"What about self defense? What if a bystander pulls a gun?"
"Then he's no longer a bystander, is he?"
— Sword of Gideon