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Quotes: Wild Card

Fiction

"Better I betray the world, than the world betray me!"

"Your face does the thinking - two to the skull, yet one gets up. Odds are against you... but they're just numbers after the two to-one.

You're playing the hand you've been dealt, but you don't let it rest, you shuffle and stack, and a gamble... a gamble that may pay off? But how?

Forecast: Rapidly changing conditions."
The Forecaster, on The Courier, Fallout: New Vegas

"You know, in my line of work, you gotta be able either to sing 'The Battle Hymn Of The Republic' or 'Dixie' with equal enthusiasm."

Mgr. Strasser: I'm not entirely sure which side you're on.
Cpn. Renault: I have no conviction, if that's what you mean. I blow with the wind — and the prevailing wind happens to be from Vichy.
Strasser: And if it should change?

Mac: Guys, why aren't the brakes working?
Charlie: Because I cut the brakes! Wild card, bitches! YEE HAW!

Odin: For Asgard!
Thor: For Midgard!
Loki: For Myself!

Light: I really can't count on you, can I?
Ryuk: You got that right.

Real Life

"After everyone’s dead, the Joker reveals himself to the mob boss, who just doesn’t understand the concept of criminal anarchy. He goes on about honor and respect, tenets of omerta that just don’t apply to the Joker. Apparently the Joker is a big Pearl Jam fan, because he has no code."
Chris Sims, Andy Khouri, and David Uzumeri' on The Dark Knight

"One reason moderate politicians aren't often trusted is that you never know which side of an issue they actually favor until the last moment. A good example is Joe Lieberman, who was in favor of extending Medicare to people aged 55-64 until it seemed that it would actually pass."