Quotes / Stating the Simple Solution

Jacopo: Right. We kill these people- then we spend the treasure.
The Count: No. We will study them. Learn their weaknesses...
Jacopo: Why not just kill them? I'll do it, I'll run up to Paris- bam, bam, bam- I'm back by week's end, we spend the treasure! How is this a bad plan?
The Count: Death is too good for them. They must suffer as I suffered.

Dr. Hell: …You can come out now.
Gestalt: Your obsession with Photon Power is…amusing.
Dr. Hell: This King of Hell isn’t enough to fight the Ba’al with…only with Photon Power can we survive!
Sayuri: Do you think those three clowns will even succeed?
Dr. Hell: They will live up to my expectations! I have high hopes for Baron Ashura.
Gestalt: And why the elaborate call for a showdown? If you wanted the Photon Power so badly, you could’ve taken the Photon Labs while ZEXIS were dealing with Insalaum!
Dr. Hell: You fools could never hope to understand my plans!
Sayuri: Perhaps. In any case good luck (not!) for the battle.
Gestalt: You might need it more than you think! Mwahaha!
— Saint-ism LP of Scenario 47, Super Robot Wars Z2: Saisei-Hen

Flik: No! Wait, wait, wait! Please! You can't go! You gotta help me! Gimme some time! I'll come up with a plan!
Heimlich: Just go tell them the truth!
Flik: They can't! They can't know the truth! The truth, you see, is bad! I will be branded with this mistake for the rest of my life! My children's children will walk down the street and people will point and say "Look, there goes the spawn of Flik, the loser!"

Dr. Evil: All right guard, begin the unnecessarily slow-moving dipping mechanism.
(guard starts dipping mechanism)
Dr. Evil: Close the tank!
Scott Evil: Wait, aren't you even gonna watch them? They could get away!
Dr. Evil: No, no, no, I'm gonna leave them alone and not actually witness them dying. I'm just gonna assume it all went to plan. What?
Scott Evil: I have a gun in my room. You give me five seconds, I'll get it, I'll come back down here, BOOM! I'll blow their brains out!
Dr. Evil: Scott, you just don't get it, do ya? You don't.
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery

Jesus Christ, man! Why don't you just try acting instead?!

That's right Kaiba, I'm basically in charge of your company now. Remember in Season 1 when I was trying to do that and had to resort to kidnapping? It turns out I could have just done this.
Pegasus having just bought the majority of the shares in Kaiba Corp., Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series

Technical Boy: Wait, we're leaving? We've got him right here, why don't we just kill him?
Mr. World: That man has more knowledge and wisdom than you will ever have, and deserves our respect.

Sub-Mariner: As for you, I commanded the monsters of the deep to reveal themselves at sea, knowing you would come to investigate! For I have a message to be delivered to the surface world—and I want you to deliver it! The air-breathing humans will believe what they are told by the Fantastic Four!
Thing: It woulda been cheaper to send a telegram, you water-logged ham!