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Sten: Why are you here?
Morrigan: Excuse me?
Sten: Obviously you are no priestess. But shouldn't you be... running a shop, or a farm somewhere, rather than fighting?
Morrigan: You think to tell me my place, Qunari? You are very brave.
Sten: It is not done.
Morrigan: But it is done. Do not be such a blind fool.
Sten: I speak the truth. It is not I who is blind.
Morrigan: Look around you, then. You see women throughout this land, fighters and mages both.
Sten: That has yet to be proven.
Morrigan: Which? That they fight? Or that they are female?
Sten: Either.
Morrigan: So I am not truly a woman to you? Hmm. 'Tis good to know.

Starfire: When Val Yor calls me "Troq," he is saying that I am worthless. A nothing.
Cyborg: Star...
Starfire: There are those on other planets who feel Tamaraneans are inferior. "Troq" is what they call us.
Cyborg: So he's calling you a terrible name. And you know that if you punch him out, it'll just confirm all the bad stuff he thinks about you.
Starfire: ...Yes.

The error was just as if some one who wanted to divide the human race, were to divide them after the fashion which prevails in this part of the world; here they cut off the Hellenes as one species, and all the other species of mankind, which are innumerable, and have no ties or common language, they include under the single name of "barbarians," and because they have one name they are supposed to be of one species also.
Plato, The Statesman

Juror #10: They get drunk! Oh, they're real big drinkers, all of 'em - you know that - and bang: someone's lyin' in the gutter! Oh, nobody's blaming them for it. That's the way they are, by nature! You know what I mean? *Violent!* Where're you going? Human life don't mean as much to them as it does to us! Look, they're lushing it up and fighting all the time and if somebody gets killed, so somebody gets killed! They don't care! Oh, sure, there are some good things about 'em, too! Look, I'm the first one to say that! I've known a couple who were OK, but that's the exception, y'know what I mean? Most of 'em, it's like they have no feelings! They can do anything! What's goin' on here? I'm trying to tell ya... You're makin' a big mistake, you people! This kid is a liar! I know it, I know all about them! Listen to me... They're no good! There's not a one of 'em who is any good! I mean, what's happening in here? I'm speaking my piece, and you... Listen to me. We're... This kid on trial here... his type, well, don't you know about them? There's a, there's a danger here. These people are dangerous. They're wild. Listen to me. Listen.
Juror #4: I have. Now sit down and don't open your mouth again.

Hoffman: May I just point out, in regard to special's widely known — I've heard the opinion expressed myself — that there are 80 million good Germans and each one knows his "decent Jew," even if he regards all the rest as vermin.
Heydrich: If there are indeed "decent Jews" then before they are decent, and indeed after, they are Jews.

Hector: Pirates… Looks like we’ve no choice.
Lyn: Are you serious, Hector? Working with pirates? That’s unbelievable!
Hector: You’re considering it, aren’t you, Eliwood?
Eliwood: If there’s no other way, what else can we do?
Lyn: You, too, Eliwood? I’ve misjudged you… It’s foolishness to trust the goodwill of pirates! I’m finding another way!
Hector: Why is she so angry?
Eliwood: I heard that Lyndis’s parents were slain by bandits. Bandits at land, pirates at sea… They’re all the same to Lyndis. Lawbreakers and murderers.


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