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Quotes: Just Following Orders
Elvis: The Virgin Mary herself could come waltzin' up in here with her fine ass, titties hangin' out and everything, and if she tells me your name is Jesus Christ, I still gotta take you to see the Boss. You know why?
Slevin: No.
Elvis: Orders.

Haven Hive customs official: ...I'm just doing my job.
Schlock: [in mock panic] You did NOT just say that. When a firefighter pulls a baby out of a burning house and says "I'm just doing my job," the guy gets a medal. [grabs the official] But when a tin-pot burro-crat says "I'm just doing my job," he gets filled with metal. Little pieces, moving very fast.

Krupp: All I do is carry out orders, carry out orders. I don't know what the idea is behind the order. Who it's for, or who it's against, or why. All I do is carry it out.
McCarthy: You don't read enough.

Charles Xavier: There are thousands of men on those ships! Good, honest, innocent men! They're just following orders! (Then expresses an Oh Crap face when he realizes what he just said)
A fine pack of puppets, you lot. Not a thought of your own, so eager to obey. Because obeying is so easy, hmm? You're never responsible when you're only following orders. And who would doubt what seems so obvious? Who bears the courage to disobey? Precious few. Not one human in a thousand. Now, my lambs, to slaughter!
Airy, Bravely Default


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