Quotes: Shoot the Messenger
"Speak not into the ears of a fool; for he will despise the wisdom of your words.Ē
"When the messenger appears and says 'Don't shoot the messenger,' it's a good idea to be ready
to shoot the messenger, just in case."
"No man, Persian or Greek,
no man threatens a messenger!"
The Persian Messenger
Yago: [carrying a small bag]
Our emissary has returned from Umateal. They have replied to our ultimatum. Sador:
And? ...What's this? Yago:
It WAS our emissary, sir. That is their reply to our ultimatum. They've...powdered him! [Sador throws the bag in a rage. A squicked Yago quickly brushes the powder off himself.] Yago:
They are a proud form! Sador:
In an hour they'll be an EXTINCT one! There'll not be a trace of them left... Not even their dust.
Dispose of this idiot. Cultist:
Why? How have I failed? Sindri:
You were stupid enough to personally deliver ill news to Lord Bale. And we cannot abide