Quotes / We Are Everywhere

"There are millions of Russians. You cannot hang us all."

The first thing you need to know about Goldman Sachs is that it's everywhere. The world's most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money.
Matt Taibbi

"When someone says that they have people everywhere, you expect it to be hyperbole! Lots of people say that. Florists use that expression! It doesn't mean that they have someone working for them in the bloody room!"

"It's like I said: I'm just one small part in a great machine."
Knox, Angel ("A Hole in the World")

"This city was literally built by my people. Brick by blood soaked brick. And decade after decade the city screams at you that it cannot function financially without men just like me. The city is structured socially, politically, economically around us. Through us. Because of us. What I am telling you is that when you finally do understand this… your life will become a lot less stressful."

Bruce Wayne: Gotham isn't beyond saving. Give me more time. There are good people here—
Ra's Al Ghul: You are defending a city that is so corrupt that we have infiltrated every level of its infrastructure.

Odo: Captain, there's something you need to know. The Changeling, before he died, he whispered something to me.
Sisko: Go on.
Odo: He said, "You're too late. We're everywhere."
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, "he Adversary"

Many people ignore the workers who sort through their trash, blissfully throwing away what the Nosferatu harvest. They don't notice the construction workers toiling on skyscrapers far over their heads, or more importantly, the foreman who obediently follows his instructions for changes and alterations to the building's construction. Beneath the mortals' feet, workers scurry underground, performing unseen tasks, sometimes on epic projects the average citizen simply doesn't care about. Many of them are required to pass drug tests to keep their jobs, but even blood tests can't reveal an addiction to vitae.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Clanbook: Nosferatu (Revised)