Quotes / No One Gets Left Behind


Dr. Felger: What about "never leave a man behind"?
Col. O'Neill: [furious] What about "we allowed ourselves to be captured"? On purpose?
Dr. Coombs: [contrite] Oh.
Dr. Felger: You what?
Col. O'Neill: We're on a mission, you nit!
"No way. I won't give those guys a single one of you. Not this land. It's people. You. You're all my master's pride. We're going back. Taki's waiting."
Simon: Captain, why'd you come back for us?
Mal: You're on my crew.
Simon: Yeah, but....you don't even like me. Why did you come back?
Mal: You're on my crew. Why are we still talking about this?
Firefly

"We all go home, or nobody goes home!"
Sergeant Slaughter, G.I. Joe

"We are Sherpas and we have never left anyone to die on a mountain. It is not our way."
Tenzing Norgay's grandson.

Asuka:"You should have two minutes before the next salvo arrives. Misato, any sign of Aida?"
Misato:"Nothing. No beacon, no comms, nothing at all. We can't even locate a wreck."
Asuka:"Keep looking. We don't leave anyone on the battlefield alone. Never alone."
Misato:"Roger. We'll find him."
A Crown Of Stars, chapter 75

Zoe Washburne: Sir, I don't disagree on any particular point. It's just... In the time of war, we would've never left a man stranded.
Malcolm Reynolds: Maybe that's why we lost.