Quotes / Resignations Not Accepted

"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."

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 Sustrai, RWBY

"No one leaves the Lin Kuei."
Sektor, Mortal Kombat 9

"You must have misunderstood. SINCE WHEN WERE YOU THE ONE IN CONTROL?"
The First Child, should you choose not to erase the world, Undertale

Hank: The Guild needs to keep its reputation. No-one leaves, except in a casket.
Thief: Vampire thieves can't even leave in one of those.

“Mr. Vladislav,” shouted one of the vampires, “I’m gone!” He shifted into bat-form, tried to get away. Vladislav snapped his fingers. Two others, gifted with form-shifting, turned into bats, went after him, grabbed him, dragged him back to the gangboss.
With terrible efficiency, Vladislav tore the offending bat to pieces with his bare hands.

"Well, you don't just hand in your resignation to Voldemort. It's a lifetime of service or death."
Sirius Black (discussing his brother Regulus), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix