When they were halfway across the river, the scorpion stung the frog. "You fool!" croaked the frog, "Now we shall both drown! Why on earth did you do that?" The scorpion shrugged. "I'm a scorpion. It's in my nature."
"I am compelled to do evil, regardless of its utility."
— Dmitri Noumenon - Dark Kantian, Dresden Codak
Arcade Gannon: What are you thinking?! Do you want to see Vegas turned into the new slave capital of the west?!
Courier: Actually, yes. I would like to see New Vegas turned into a slavery hub.
Arcade Gannon: Great. You're either unimaginably cruel or profoundly insane!
"We've had vicious kings and we've had idiot kings, but I don't think we've ever been cursed with a vicious idiot for a king!"
Just because my character is evil doesn't mean I want to slaughter my party. They're a means to an end — it's a lot of work recruiting a group of grunts, and why would Suleidan waste time doing that when he has perfectly good damage sponges already living in his manor?
— I Have a Secret article on Wizards' site.
Zim: I blew up more than all the other invaders!
Tallest Red: You blew up all the other invaders.
Dr. Sivana: This is why you're always losing money, getting thrown in jail and killing each other!
Shimmer: Why, because we're evil?
Dr. Sivana: No, because you're schmucks.
Kreia: Are psychotic urges all that drive you?
"I theorize that the halfling does not possess a true sentient brain, like you or I, but rather a simple, primitive 'proto-brain' that can only process two emotional reactions to people: Hate or Lust."
"Weyland-Yutani now of the opinion that an uncontrollable biological weapon that reliably wipes out their science teams en masse is totally worth openly declaring war on their own country's military for. Christ knows how Weyland-Yutani spent their time before the Aliens were discovered; probably threw children on piles of burning money."
"Like any corporation involved in dangerous research, it all boils down to risk versus reward for the Umbrella Corporation. In this case, the risk is zombies, and the reward is zombies."
Shaye has a gang of people that helped him escape and, like John McClane, (Howie) Longís character has to take on each member. At least, that is how it is SUPPOSED to go. In Firestorm, Shaye picks off members of his own gang one by one. He does this so that he gets all the money and doesnít have to split it. Now while that idea makes sense from the greedy villain, it is absolutely moronic that you would do that while Long is still hassling you. Couldnít you, oh I donít know, wait until he is dead and then kill your gang for the cash? I mean to use Die Hard as an example again, what kind of a movie would it be if John just chilled out in the air ducts until Hans killed off his whole gang and then had a showdown with him? It doesnít really make John come off as a badass. Prudent? Yes. Badass? No.
Chimera: Uhmmmmmm... excuse me... but what in the seventeen hells are you doing?
Dewcup: Pardon me. I was told that poking and otherwise annoying huge, fearsome creatures was 'bad'.
Chimera: An apt description. Why would you want this?
Dewcup: I am Princess Dewcup of the Wood Elves. A recent encounter with a Drow has showed me a new way of life. A life of power and strength. I am abandoning my Wood-Elf ways and turning to badness. I wish to join the Drow.
Chimera: Gotcha. I see your problem. You have confused 'bad' meaning 'evil' with 'bad' meaning 'really stupid'.
Dewcup: And that's not what I wish to become?
Chimera: No, you seem to have that one down pat.