"We are Karate Duo Number One. Soldiers of fortune. Mercenaries for hire. Karate guys for cash. We work hard for the money. So hard for the money... We work hard for the money, so you'd better treat us right..."
—Karate Duo Number One, Episode 9 of Bowser's Kingdom
"Look, I ain't in this for your revolution and I'm not in it for you, Princess. I expect to be well-paid. I'm in it for the money!"
"Repeat after me: 'morality pays poorly.'"
— Schlock, Schlock Mercenary
"For just a moment, I didn't want to ask for more money. I think I'm still on drugs."
— Tagon, Schlock Mercenary
Oogway: It's so nice to see you manage to use the most respected art-form in china and use it to pursue nothing but fame.
Ox: And fortune, don't forget about the fortune.
I could care less if you love me or hate me!
Life's a bitch...now fuck you, pay me!
— Pitbull, "Shut It Down" featuring Akon
"If there's a steady paycheck in it, I'll believe anything you say."
— Winston Zeddmore, Ghostbusters