"It was six days before they caught up with the caravan. By that time they had lost two more men. One had succumbed to exhaustion, falling asleep one night and not waking up, while Kirran, inevitably, had tumbled down a precipice. Kirran had been out of sight of all but Tarn at the time, and Golgoth suspected Tarn had killed the lad to keep his murderer's hands bloody. Golgoth didn't mind, as long as the assassin didn't make a habit of it."
Garak: The Maryland, the Proxima, the Sarajevo. Starfleet ships that have been lost in the Gamma Quadrant for years, and their crews — brave soldiers, warriors of the Federation — unaccounted for. We owe it to them to do everything in our power to find them and bring them home. It's the honorable thing to do.
Worf: (wearily) You use that word, but you have no idea what it means.
—Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, "In Purgatory's Shadow"
Belkar: See, now that's what being on a team is all about. You wanted to not kill ANY hobgoblins, I wanted to kill ALL the hobgoblins, and what happened? We compromised: I killed ONE of the hobgoblins.
Celia: You didn't need to kill him.
Belkar: True. But I didn't need to NOT kill him either.
Winston Churchill: Finally, Germany, Japan, and Italy have been beaten, and the planet is once again safe for democracy.
Joseph Stalin: That's what you think, comrade. Heheheheheheh.
—Histeria!!, "World War II"
Chan: Gila Mobster! You have a morally ambiguous lifestyle. Do you know where they'd take Arnie once captured?
Gila Mobster: I cannot recall.
Chan: For twenty bucks?
Gila Mobster: Twenty-five.
"I'm not evil, I'm... nuanced."
— Kevin 11, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien
"Isn't that why you losers keep me around? Hurting people is the only thing I'm good at."
"He's a bastard, but he's our bastard."
— Richard Nixon on then Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza
"The Lannisters swindled their enemies, the Storm Kings hammered them, and the Starks cut off their heads. In such company as this, were the Boltons so... indelicate?"
— Roose Bolton, Game of Thrones: History And Lore