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Quotes / You Have Outlived Your Usefulness

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    Anime and Manga 
The Sternritters exist for the sake of His Majesty! His Majesty despises lies. There is not an ounce of falsity in the reason for your existence. Sternritters who are deemed unnecessary... become fodder for His Majesty's Auswaehlen!
Robert Accutorne moments before he is Stripped to the Bone, Bleach

"Give your lives to the cursed dragon!"
Aichi Sendou, Cardfight!! Vanguard

Sampson: Come on, Vincent, I did everything you said!
Vincent: Did you say your prayers?
Cowboy Bebop: Knockin' on Heaven's Door

This has been a magnificent battle! It would be a shame to see it end over something so trivial as going out of bounds. From now on, we won't count that as a disqualifying factor - which means the ring has outlived its usefulness.
Perfect Cell, Dragon Ball Kai

"You have outlived your usefulness..."
Lust (to The Founder/Cornello), Fullmetal Alchemist, manga volume 1

" Kurumi, take a good look at him! This is the fate destined to those who aren't useful to Hakuron anymore!"
Reilan, Haou Airen''

"You have served my purpose well, little worm. But You Have Outlived Your Usefulness!"
Anubis (to Seto Kaiba), Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie: Pyramid of Light

"Dares! You Have Outlived Your Usefulness! I should have killed you when the Tower of Darm fell!"
Darm (to Dares), Ys II OVA (English Dub)

    Comic Book 
"You'll serve the Dark Egg Legion and the Eggman Empire until the day you die! Or I grow tired of you. Same thing in the end."
Eggman (to the Grandmasters), Archie Comics' Sonic the Hedgehog

General Rasga: Darkhell, what are you doing ? We are allies!
Darkhell: You should have listened the warrior Shaki... I have no ally. Just tools I throw away when they are of no more use to me.

    Fan Works 

Gendo:"Each Child has one use and only one. The Second will soon be useless when everything is finished."
Fuyutsuki:"You mean...she'll be killed."
Gendo:"You know she's the only one capable of giving birth. And that's one of the reasons she has been designated as the Second Child. Her death is only a detail. I'm sure she'll be proud of her role in humankind's evolution."
The Child of Love, chapter 5

    Film - Live Action 
"Well, John, it's been fun, but I gotta go. I have a date with six-year-old boy... and you have a date with death!"
Chucky, Child's Play

Grumpy: Where's the alarm guy?
Happy: Boss told me, when the guy was done, I should take him out. One less share, right?
Grumpy: Funny, he told me somethin' similar.

"Your services are no longer required."
Obadiah Stane to Pepper Pots, Iron Man

"Your son, Mr. Thorn. The Son of the Devil. He will kill the unborn child. Then he will kill your wife. And then, when he is certain to inherit all that is yours, then, Mr. Thorn... he will kill you."
Father Brennan (referring to Damien), The Omen (1976)

Turnball's smile never wavered, and he kept it bright by promising himself that he would dispose of this fool the second he was no longer of any use.
Artemis Fowl, "The Atlantis Complex, Chapter 5 Onward and Outward"

"You've been a good and faithful servant, Severus, but only I can live forever."

    Live Action TV 
Rose: You didn't need to kill him!
Dalek Caan: Neither did we need him alive.
Doctor Who, "Doomsday"

"Your use-ful-ness has en-ded."
A Dalek dropping the servant façade in The Power of the Daleks

"Blimey. What do you do to the ones who mess up?"
The Doctor, Victory of the Daleks

"Thank you for your service."
Maryann Forrester (to Daphne Landry), True Blood

"Nathan Ingram outlived his usefulness. And he was dealt with accordingly. You might consider him a cautionary tale."
Control, Person of Interest, "RAM"

Aeryn: Is it necessary to reduce me fully to the final stage?
Namtar: You are in no way being diminished. You are being given a gift: you are experiencing a level of intellectual processing few beings ever approach.
Aeryn: I feel what you describe. But... I am slipping away. I feel that too.
Namtar: You must be willing to push off from the riskless shore in order to reach heady new lands.
Aeryn: But as soon as my body reaches the saturation point, you will take the DNA features you desire and discard the rest.
Namtar: I look forward to experiencing the insights you obviously already possess.

"Hello, doctor! So good to see you again. No, no, quite the contrary, really: my cooling apparatus is just as functional as the day you installed it. Eternal thanks. Oh, I am so sorry to disturb the sterility of your theatre, but... you no longer serve a purpose!"

    Tabletop Game 
You look at people the way mortals study a goldfish: with detached interest. You've already decided how to kill them; it isn't a matter of whether someone should live or die, but when you plan to dispose of them. It all depends on how long they prove useful to you. Your mindset is no psychotic fantasy, however, but a pure, analytical observation. You are a scientist at heart: practical, thorough, and detached.
—Roleplaying notes for Sascha Vykos, Vampire: The Masquerade - Children Of The Night

    Video Game 
No. When assets are no longer needed, I remove them. Like your government did with you.
Conrad Marburg, Alpha Protocol

"Thank you Commander, for so thoroughly and brutally dispatching my enemies. But now I'm afraid, you have outlived your usefulness. You know just too much to be a threat to me and with that the future of the Soviet Republic. I will not say da svedanya commander, for I can assure you... we will never meet... again!"
Premier Anatoly Cherdenko (to the player), Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3

"For your meritorious deed, you have been honored to be selected as the target of the last EOS test. Congratulations! After your death, you will advance two classes and be awarded a serious declaration. Glory with the Moon. Mercy on the Earth."
Hyperion, Einhänder

"The Keyhole is now complete, you have served your purpose. But now it's over."
Ansem, Kingdom Hearts I

"Pitiful, Taranza... I have no use for a fool who cannot follow orders."
Queen Sectonia, Kirby: Triple Deluxe

Kain: And now, Moebius, it is time!
Moebius: To kill me? Again? Your only solution for every problem - kill-
Kain: This is not a debate. You see, this time, you have nothing that I want.
Legacy of Kain: Defiance

"All units be advised, this is Gold Eagle. I am executing directive one-one-six-bravo. If you're still inside, your service will be honored. Shepherd out."
General Shepherd, Modern Warfare 2

"You are a flawed device, and we need you no longer."
Mr. Blonde (to NSA director Trent Easton), Perfect Dark

Spiritia: But why the Count? He was your father!
Iris: Oh, you mean Mister Martyr there? He was useless, for sure, but he was certainly entertaining.

"Thanks for the assistance, Commander. You're no longer useful to me. Sorry to leave you hanging."
Ryo Ishikawa, Shogo: Mobile Armor Division

"First come, first serve they say, and you served me too well for your own good."'
Dr. Robotnik, Sonic Adventure

Mars: Ohhh... The Ancient King Dhaos is free. O mighty Dhaos, Ancient King... Heed my command. I am Mars... Mars Uldole...
Dhaos: Heh heh... Fool! Do you not realize it is fate that controls you?
Mars: What are you talking about? I broke the spell that imprisoned you. I am your master!
Dhaos: I shall kill those who imprisoned me. As for the key that freed me... ...it was I who made you steal it. Shall I remind you? You recall what happened three months ago when you visited me?
Mars: How d-dare you!!!
Dhaos: (starts gathering energy)
Morrison: Uh-oh! Look out!!!
Dhaos: (kills both of Mars' soldiers)
Mars: What the!?
Dhaos: I have no further use for you.
Mars: No... Nooooooooo!!!
Dhaos: (kills Mars with an energy wave)

"Victoria, are you prepared to give Mr. Garret his... compensation?"
Constantine, Thief: The Dark Project

"A simple job, I was told. Silence a big mouth. Get a big payout. And no one was going to be the wiser. Tidy. Except for one loose end. Me.
I would have kept my mouth shut. Professional integrity, it's called. Unfortunately not something my employers believed in.
They raised a toast to a job well done. I drank and next thing I know I'm on this stinking crate bound for exile."

    Web Original 
"I mean, there really doesn't have to be two of us at this point though, does there?"
Ryan Haywood, Let's Play Grand Theft Auto V "(Geoff's) Heist"

    Western Animation 
Vilgax: Only this timeline will be left intact, while all others will cease to exist. So every Ben Tennyson not from this timeline will be destroyed!
Eon: But I am an alternate Ben Tennyson not from this timeline! Wha-What happens to me?
Vilgax: Thank you for your help, Eon. Your assistance is no longer required.
Ben 10: Omniverse, And Then There Were None

"Medical books aren't written about losers!"
Thrax as he burns his thugs, Osmosis Jones

Slade: You are merely the portal, an insignificant pawn in Trigon's game.
Raven: Then I guess we have that in common. And once he gets what he wants, you'll be insignificant, too.
Teen Titans, "The End, Part 2"

"Thank you all for your dedication and a lifetime of service. But I now seem more suited to keep the exclusive company... of titans." *ZAP*
Silas, Transformers Prime

"Us? Who said anything about us?"

"Bloom is my main witch now. As for you three... consider yourselves DUMPED."
Lord Darkar (to the Trix), Winx Club, episode 51 4Kids dub

    Real Life 
"To keep you is no benefit, to destroy you is no loss."
Pol Pot