Quotes: Kill the Poor

Uh... you know, Diane, I had a notion the other day... I-I-I was thinking someone should get a group together, uh, with guns to sweep out those ghettos!

Ebenezer Scrooge: I help to support the establishments I have mentioned. They cost enough, and those who are badly off must go there.
1st Benefactor: Many can't go there—!
2nd Benefactor: And some would rather die.
Scrooge: If they would rather die, they'd better do it and decrease the surplus population.
A Christmas Carol (1951)

Doctor: But what of the lesser intellects? Or will they be left to rot?
Davros: You should know me better than that, Doctor. I never waste a valuable commodity. The humanoid form makes an excellent concentrated protein. This part of the galaxy is developing quickly. Famine was one of its major problems.

Nikolai: Sucking the life out of them's a pretty extreme policy for dealing with unemployment.
Camilla: It keeps them off the streets.
Nikolai Dante, "The Cadre Infernale"

Chris Brynner: But don't worry, your friends are fine. That's the whole point of the Sanctuary. To give people in trouble food and a place to stay.
Dax: If that's all it's for, then why is there a wall around it?
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, "Past Tense Pt. 1"