->''"The history of the [[SpaceMarine Astartes]] is filled with [[HoldTheLine defiant last stands]] and [[HeroicSacrifice suicidal actions]], [[HonorBeforeReason most of which were probably unnecessary]]."''
-->-- ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}''

->''"Your death was a complete and utter waste."''
-->--'''Botan''', ''Manga/YuYuHakusho''

->''If any question why we died,\\
Tell them, because our fathers lied.''
-->-- '''Epitaphs of the War''', ''Creator/RudyardKipling''

->''"Curse the death in vain."''
-->-- '''Imperial Proverb''', ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}''

->''"We have failed. Once again we have sacrificed a world to no avail."''
-->-- '''King Cryos''', ''ShadowRaiders'', "Time Bomb"

->''"It was a heroic move, sacrificing itself like that, but it was the only one to go down!"''
-->-- '''Announcer''', ''VideoGame/PokemonStadium''

->'''[[KidHero Weed]]''': Smith-san died for this?!
->'''Kagetora''': Old man Smith died for nothing?!
-->-- '''Concerning Kaibutsu''', ''Anime/GingaDensetsuWeed''

-> ''They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for ones country. But in modern war there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.''
-->-- '''Notes on the Next War''', ''Creator/ErnestHemingway''

->'''Hiro''': B-but [[spoiler:Tadashi]]...you just let him die?
->'''[[spoiler:Callaghan]]''': Give me the mask, Hiro.
->'''Hiro''': He went in there to save you!
->'''[[spoiler:Callaghan]]''': [[KickTheDog THAT WAS HIS MISTAKE]].
-->-- ''Disney/BigHero6''

-> ''"Remember, one of the ways to be successful in war is to make your enemies make all the gallant but useless sacrifices..."''
-->-- '''Altyrn''', ''[[Literature/SagaOfRecluce Cyador's Heirs]]''
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