Quotes / Sparing the Aces

"I would as soon destroy a stained glass window as an artist such as yourself."
The Man in Black, The Princess Bride

"I've no plans to call on you, Clarice. The world is more interesting with you in it."
Hannibal Lecter, The Silence of the Lambs

"Why do they always assume that I mean 'if you lose you die?'. Here I thought I was being quite clear that you just had to prove that you weren't pathetic, that you weren't a waste of life. Well, even if the boy isn't very good with word comprehension, holding out against me for as long as you have, as well as you have, shows you are something special. You will live."