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Quotes / A House Divided

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"Every kingdom divided against itself will be laid waste, and no town or house divided against itself will stand. And if Satan drives out Satan, he is divided against himself; how, then, will his kingdom stand?"

"Everyone’s in a different situation with a different set of privileges that everyone else wants. Gordon wants Dent’s political cache. Dent wants Gordon’s relationship with Batman. Batman wants Dent’s girl. The grass is always greener on the other side for every character in this movie. The only characters in this movie who don’t want to be someone else are the Joker and Rachel. And so, while they all work together, I think Gordon, Batman and Dent all, to varying degrees, secretly resent each other. The Joker sees these fractures and exploits them brilliantly."
Chris Sims, Andy Khouri, and David Uzumeri on The Dark Knight

"There are two wars going on. The one out there, and the one in here, and we're losing both of them."
Captain Janeway, Star Trek: Voyager, "Scorpion, Part Two"

I shifted my weight from one leg to the other and observed the humans around me.
Relationships were changing.
Loyalties were shifting.
There were unspoken animosities and hidden agendas.
The decisions were becoming more about emotions than tactics. The resistance was jeopardizing its ability to be effective.
I had been told this might happen.
Animorphs #52: The Sacrifice

"What little there is left of the ancient records show that our ancestors set out from Earth. The second generation divided into two rival factions over how the ship should be run. The difference of opinion became an argument for the third, a feud with the fourth, a war with the fifth generation. A very bitter and bloody war."
Tandor, Earthsearch


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