Quotes / Would Hurt a Child

"But we can kill guilty children, right?"

"I want to clear something up with you Tony, before I kill you. When you move 400 kilos a month, it's imperative that you do kill children. That way, heroes don't get confused and go on 60 Minutes. They instead crawl back into the hole they came from."
Alejandro "Alex" Sosa, from Scarface: The World is Yours

"Youíll want your child, I expect. Iíll send him to you when heís born. With a trebuchet."
Jaime Lannister, from A Song of Ice and Fire, who averts the trope half a page later by admitting to himself that he wouldn't, actually, hurt the child

"Remember the bad guys, on those shows you used to watch on Saturday mornings? Well, these guys are not like those guys. They won't exercise restraint because you're children. They. Will. Kill You. If they get the chance. Do NOT give them that chance."

The thing I hate about pedophiles is that they give other child killers a bad name. Like there's no other reason to kill a kid. I mean, what if he looked at you wrong? That's why if I ever have to kill a kid, I'm doing it from a safe distance with a sniper rifle. That way people will know I'm not some kind of sicko.
Comedian John Steinberg

Fourth Hokage... Minato. Back away from the jinchuuriki or your son dies at the ripe old age of one minute.
Tobi, Naruto

The Boulder: The Boulder feels conflicted about fighting a young blind girl.
Toph: Sounds to me like you're scared, Boulder.
[beat]
The Boulder: The Boulder is over his conflicted feelings, and now he's ready to bury you in a rockalanche!

You'd think to children, I'd be cuter
No, I was their biggest executor
Used their guts to read the future
Says here I should get a job as a school tutor

I really do like kids. They don't leave much of a mess.

Nothing would thrill me more greatly than to shoot you. Knocking off a youngster ain't gonna mean a lot to me. [...] I don't care if I get the chair, I'm gonna kill that kid!
Harry Lime, Home Alone

Goku: You're a heartless monster who slaughters everyone in his way - even children!
Freeza: Oh, please. Everyone's always on about "the children." I already tried leaving them alive, but all they ever do is grow up under my rule or dedicate their pathetic lives to revenge. (side-glances at Vegeta) Usually both. Really, killing them is a kindness. I can retract that kindness if you wish, but then who's the villain?
Goku: (totally lost) Y-you.
Freeza: Good lord, I traded Vegeta for this!

Maikos: We were attacked.
Richard: We had provisions for that.
Maikos: The town fell quickly.
Richard: Did you do as I asked with all the women and children?
Maikos: Yes, my lord. But the catapult could only fire four of them at a time.
Looking for Group Note that this is actually a subversion.

Listen, like I told your captain, the orphanage attacked me! It was self defense!
Richard, Looking for Group

Roger: He started it.
Stan: So you were going to drown him in the river?!
Roger: Well, how do you kill babies?

Threaten a child and you will unite its parents against you. Kill a child and those who have lost it will retreat in mourning. Those around them will feel their pain and likewise look to their own families. They will keep their children close and out of schools. [...] This makes the Rebellion look unforgivably weak.
Flirry Vorru, X-Wing: The Krytos Trap

"Men, there's a little crippled boy sitting in a hospital who wants you to win this game. I know because I crippled him myself to inspire you."
Mr. Burns (pictured right), The Simpsons

[Upon surveying an orphan shelter that was wiped out by Judge Death]
Judge 1: Children? Why children?
Judge 2: There's no limit to the creature's evil!

"Children...Ah! Killing them is actually a great favor to mankind and for each person on the face of this planet, especially when those damn "cute little fucking faces" give false hopes to the humanity. I love to kill them, they are more attractive dead. I'm not the "villain" here, I'm just ridding the world of these pests."
Minerva Liddell, Date AST Like note 

"The code. No tricks, or she'll make quite an ugly stain on the street."
Taurus Bulba, Darkwing Duck

Well, looks like getting rid of a baby made my to-do list.
Regina, the Evil Queen, Once Upon a Time

"You two wait here! I've got some children I need to make into corpses!"
Bill Cipher, Gravity Falls

Alright Ford times up! I've got the kids, I think I'm going to kill one of them now just for the heck of it!
Bill Cipher, Gravity Falls

"You're right; I would never harm a child. But then, I knew you wouldn't either."
Elias, Person of Interest, "Baby Blue"

Feeding off children is a particularly vile way to survive, but needs must as the devil drives. Whether out of cowardice or preference, such creatures are responsible for countless legends of monsters lurking in wait for bad little children. And when kids are scared out of their wits, parents are quick to disbelieve obviously delusional stories of what their predators looked like...
Vampire: The Masquerade - Clanbook: Nosferatu (Revised)

Herod: Kill every male child up to one year old...two years old. Better the innocent should die, than the guilty should escape.
Priest: Guilty?! Your Majesty, a child?
Herod: (shouting) Guilty in the womb! Guilty in the stars! I'll bring down their stars. I'll snuff them out in blood! This is my world. I will not share it with an infant! There's no room for two Kings here. Like a newborn scorpion— (stomps) underfoot! You know the mark of a real King? Courage. Even in the face of Jewish prophesy, bits of old parchment, old blind men. Ha! Now go to Bethlehem and make history! Kill!—
Adviser: But your Majesty—
Herod: (yelling angrily) Kill! Kill them all! Kill! Kill them all!

Haley: Belkar, whoever is under that pink kitty umbrella is having a tea party. They're obviously a child of some sort. We're not going to kill a child.
Belkar: Unless we have to?
Haley: What?
Belkar: Come on at least give me a little hope.
Haley: (sighs) OK, we're not going to kill a child unless we absolutely have to.
Belkar: Good enough.

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