"Now, hold on," you keep saying. "Aren't bows and arrows primitive and harmless?" Why don't you ask the dinosaurs? Except you can't, because the cavemen bow and arrowed them to death.
"I didn't save your life, I saved you from three arrows. That's, like, one healing potion, and it would have been a waste of resources to use it up."
—Roy Greenhilt from The Order of the Stick
"I always hated crossbows... take too long to load!"
—Yoren, having been shot in the chest by one, Game of Thrones
John: How was it, Ringo?