"Because I am a wolf in a world of sheep. Because terror is the blood of life and its guiding principle. I have no politics to espouse through my terror, no ideals to force through. Terror is its own reward."
— Kaizen Gamorra from The Authority explaining why he engages in terrorism
"Some men aren't looking for anything logical, like money. They can't be bought, bullied, reasoned or negotiated with. Some men just want to watch the world burn."
— Alfred, The Dark Knight
"I don't know if you're communists, fascists, anarchists, or just garden-variety nutjobs."
— The Red Panda, The Red Panda Adventures
"What is Cobra? What nationality are its leaders, other than Scottish? What will it gain by destroying world capitals? Readers, I do not know."
"I opened the book of mankind's history. People have always fought and killed, many times without real reason. Violence is the way of the world. I am simply playing along."
— Giacomo Dante, Gunslinger Girl
"My job? Yes, it's finally clear to me now. My job is to be an Enemy of the State."
— Masahiro Takenaka, Black Lagoon
"At the signing ceremony of the UN's world security treaty in the year 2003, terrorists who called themselves "Smiling Faces" attacked the ceremony. The devastating attack caught the International Society by surprise and temporarily crippled key operations in the UN. That assault was aimed at nothing more than using terrorism to create terror."
—The opening narration of killer7