Saïx: "We don't accept resignations."
Roxas: "I've got nothing to say to you."
"We don't force anybody to come into the organization. If you don't want to join you can simply refuse. But once you've joined you belong to the organization lock, stock and barrel. Along with your shoes and your tie."
"Blood in. Blood out."
— Saying attributed to The Mafia
"I want out!"
(holds a gun to his head) "If you insist."
— Bonk and Joker- Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker
Hawke: I've always heard that joining the Wardens is for life.
Anders: That's only partly true. The "hopelessly tainted by the darkspawn" and "plagued by nightmares about the Archdemon" parts...don't go away. But it turns out, if you hide well, you don't have to wear the uniform or go to the parties.
"You shouldn't make a promise you can't keep, Tukson. I hear that you're planning on leaving. Moving all the way to Vacuo. Your brothers in the White Fang won't be happy to hear that. And neither are we."
— Emerald, RWBY