Quotes / Kneel Before Zod

Come to me, son of Jor-El! Kneel before Zod!
General Zod, Superman II here

"You will bow down before me, Jor-El. I swear it! No matter that it takes an eternity! YOU WILL BOW DOWN BEFORE ME! BOTH YOU, AND THEN ONE DAY, YOUR HEIRS!"
General Zod, Superman

Stephen Miller: [video clip] ...the powers of the president to protect our country are very substantial and will not be questioned.
Stephen Colbert: Adding, "I am become Death, Destroyer of Worlds...Kneel before Zod. K-Kneel...Kneel. Have...Have John Dickerson washed and brought to Zod's tent."

Whether or not you will bow to me is not open to debate. The question is, will I ever let you rise?
Fridius, telemin master, Magic the Gathering

C3PO: His Excellency hopes that you will die honorably, but should any of you wish to beg for mercy, the great Jabba the Hutt will now listen to your pleas.
Han Solo: Threepio, you tell that slimy piece of worm-ridden filth, he'll get no such pleasure from us!... Right?

Jafar: Finally! You will bow to me!
Jasmine: We will never bow to you!
Jafar: If you won't bow before a Sultan, then you will cower before a sorcerer!

Supernatural ("Wishful Thinking")

It brings a ray of sunshine to my unhappy life
To make him kneel before me and slowly twist the knife.

No matter how the wind howls, the mountain will not bow to it.
The Emperor after being commanded to Kneel Before Zod by Shan Yu, Mulan

Balalaika: I'm sorry, little boy, but...this is it. The end of the line. But before that happens, you'll have to apologize for all the mischief you've caused, isn't that right? Now, you're gonna kneel before me and beg for forgiveness.
Hansel: Hehe, you're pretty funn-
Balalaika: I said KNEEL! (sniper shot takes out Hansel's kneecap)

Axicor: So you know.
Scorpius: Did you think that armor would fool me? I know what you are!
Axicor: Then you should bow down!
Scorpius: Entropy will claim the Universe before I bow down to a Scarran!
Axicor: Even one of the Ruling Order?
[He removes his mask to show the distinctive upper-class Scarran face beneath]
Scorpius: Particularly the Ruling Order.

Come, son of Jor-el, KNEEL BEFORE ZOD! Snoochie boochies! [manic laugh]
Jay, Mallrats

Damned imbeciles! You do not deserve being alive! One day I shall purge all of you off this world! And everybody shall kneel before me!
Dr. Hell, Mazinger Z, Gosaku Ota manga

Terl: Pray, who the devil are you?
Terl: Oh god, he's foreign. Hello, Neil! Nice to meet you!

The fellahin knelt when they saw him, yet could not say why.
— "Nyarlathotep" by H.P. Lovecraft

Dr. Forrester: By the way, I don't think you've bowed down recently.
Mike Nelson: Ah, sure we have. Last Tuesday!
Dr. Forrester: No, no, that was more of a curtsy than a bow. So, how about we all bow down... now. [Cuts off the air]

Thargoid Guard: Earth scum, you will enter the throne room on your knees!
Kremmen: You transistorized twit; no-one tells Kremmen to kneel!
Thargoid Guard: You will ENTER on your KNEES!
Thargoid Guard: Or we will remove your eyeballs.
Kremmen: I think I'll enter on my knees.
Kremmen of the Star Corps

Stannis: It is customary to kneel when you are surrendering to a King.
Mance: We do not kneel.

Bow before your new God, and be spared.

Etheral Queen: I smell fear. If you would prefer not to fight, I shall permit you to kneel before me. Pay fealty and I may even grant you quarters to call home within this realm.
Wylfred: I kneel before no one!

The Khad twisted on his throne and there was mingled rage and amazement in his tone. "You dare to stand before me."
Blade now was playing it by intuition. "I stand," he said calmly. "Sir Blade bows to no man."
Blade: The Jade Warrior, by Jeffrey Lord

Now God...bends to my will.