Quotes / Noble Demon

"I may be a bastard, but I'm not a fucking bastard."
Seth Gecko, From Dusk Till Dawn

"Death not for survival but for vanity and pleasure? This is the decadence I sought to curb."
Sorin Markov, Magic: The Gathering

While most demons ignore their given station and enjoy tormenting mortals, some are truly honorable and want only the best for creation.
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It's best not to comment on this guy. Usually, he gives people the impression of being calm and collected, but in reality he's just pretending to be cool. He definitely knows he's not cut out to be Mafia, so he persists in forcing himself, intentionally pretending to be a 'ruthless person' to trick himself.
But I don't really hate this part of him.
Firo Prochainezo, Baccano!! Drugs & Dominoes

Van Pelt: Stop your cringing, woman. I could have shot you at any moment.
Sarah: Then why didn't you?
Van Pelt: You didn't roll the dice. Alan did.
Van Pelt, Jumanji

"From the Hill, Riverside is a tiny splotch between two riverbanks, an unsavory quarter in a prosperous city. The people who live there now like to think of themselves as evil, but they're really no worse than anyone else."
Ellen Kushner, Swordspoint

Nerissa: Kage will join your ranks, after all, she already has a strong reason to go against E...
Raythor: No!
Nerissa: What?
Raythor: I am thankful for what you have been doing for us, but this is something that I can't allow. My honor will not let me involve an innocent child in this.
Jade (in her thoughts): Wow, a bad guy with honor? Now I have seen everything.
Kage, a crossover story between Jackie Chan Adventures and W.I.T.C.H.

"Maybe not all of us in the Nightmare Guard have to be as stern and stubborn as the princess wants us ta be. Ya really wanna know why I'm part of The Big Three, Captain Dash? Because other ponies like me. I happen ta have a talent for cookin, bucking things, and I got a good reputation. That's all there is to it honestly. I'm just a down ta earth pony. I know you're reputation as the the big bad captain means a lot ta ya, but even you need ta know when ta reach out ta others for help, especially your companions. Now why don't ya tell me what's wrong? I have a knack for smoothin things out."

Gohan never expected to see a solider of the same army that invaded Namek to show such honor, such selflessness. They were all butchers, bullies, and he had no doubts that the Armored Squadron had killed their fair share of innocents. There final moments always portrayed them as cowards when facing a more dangerous threat. In Salza, he did not see a monster. He saw a warrior led by honor and driven by valor. It was a trait even Cooler seemed to recognize.