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Michael: (blankly) Do you have guns in the trunk, Fi?
Fiona: A few semiautomatics, yeah. I got a deal, Michael! This guy was selling Browning 9 millimeters for $200 apiece!
Michael: You have unregistered weapons in a stolen car, Fi!
Fiona: You know, you have always had a problem with my work. I have always supported you.
Michael: I'm helping people! You're running guns!
Burn Notice, "Broken Rules"

"A hearty bienvenue to Jean-Pierre Dubois, nuclear warhead dealer to the world! His motto is: 'If you didn't buy it from Jean-Pierre, you didn't buy it on ze black marquite.'"

"I should've listened to my cousin Gaila. He said to me, 'Quark, I've got one word for you: Weapons.' No one ever went broke selling weapons. But did I take his advice? No. So now, Gaila owns his own moon. And I'm staring into the abyss."
Quark, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine ("The Way of the Warrior")

"There are over 550 million firearms in worldwide circulation. That's one firearm for every twelve people on the planet. The only question is: How do we arm the other 11?"
Yuri Orlov, Lord of War

"You get rich by giving the poorest people on the planet the means to continue killing each other. Do you know why I do what I do? I mean, there are more prestigous assignments. Keeping track of nuclear arsenals. You'd think that more critical to world security. But, it's not. No. Nine out of ten war victims today are killed with assault rifles and small arms. Like yours. Those nuclear missiles, they're sitting in their silos. Your AK-47, that is the real weapon of mass destruction."
Agent Valentine, Lord of War

"May there always be a market for the things we do."
Donovan Hock, Mass Effect 2

"See? Now you respect me - because I'm a threat. That's the way it works. Turns out there are a lot of people - whole countries - who want respect. And they will pay through the nose to get it. How do you think I got rich?"
Syndrome, The Incredibles

"And how can we help the Space Rangers today?" asked Demonica. "Planning to slaughter vast hordes of demon-possessed genetic-mutant zombie ape-creatures? Intent on forcing insectoid hive-minds to see the benefits of individualism? Facing imminent xenocide from ancient berserker-bots with no off-switch? Hoping to draw down on the Asteroid Miner's Wild West Reenactment Society? We've got death dust, hallucinogen gas, world-wreckers, hell-weapons, atmosphere-eaters, self-replicating treknobabble viruses, WMD's incorporating the latest cloaking technology from Iraq, atom bombs the size of atoms, hand grenades that can obliterate the universe..."
Plan 7 of 9 from Outer Space

"What's the motto of that snobby school you boys attend? 'Eton will endure'? Well, I have no doubt that it will; it's been there for a few hundred years so it'll probably stand for a few hundred more. But do you know what is really certain? Death. As long as men walk the surface of this earth, there will be pain and death and suffering. Death will endure. War will endure. Hell will endure, and, as long as its gates are open, I'll be in business. As long as one man wants to bash another man’s brains out, I'll be standing, ready to sell him a club."
Randolph Hellebore, SilverFin

Alien Buyer: Your prices are said to be unreasonable.
Tau: Unreasonable is such a strong term. But if I can't sell to you, I'll sell to one of the other colonies in your system. A violent sort, your neighbours, aren't they? I'd hate to make your life difficult by offering my weapons to them. But if you don't give me a choice...
Star Trek: Voyager, "Concerning Flight"

"I believe in fair play. I saw the David-and-Goliath struggle play out on the front lines of Vietnam, Soviets in Afghanistan, ethnic cleansing in Bosnia and chemical weapons on the Kurds. The little guy is always going to need a slingshot, and somebody's always gonna pay for it."
Max Adams, Mechanic Resurrection

"So whether you prefer the first one, where Tom Cruise must apprehend a rogue IMF agent and an arms dealer; the second one, where Tom Cruise must apprehend an ex-IMF agent gone rogue, trying to become an arms dealer; the third one, where Tom Cruise is framed as a rogue IMF agent, to take down an arms dealer who's working with the actual rogue IMF agent; or the fourth one, where Tom Cruise's entire team becomes rogue IMF agents, only to be betrayed by an arms dealer..."
Epic Voice Guy, Honest Trailers

Pitt couldn't bring himself to leave without one final shot.
A thousand insults swirled in Pitt's mind, but he could not sort out any one in particular. Finally, as Mapes's expectant expression turned to puzzlement, Pitt spoke.
"How many men did your merchandise kill and maim last year, and the year before that?"
"I do not concern myself with what others do with my goods," Mapes said offhandedly.
"If one of those gas shells went off, you'd be responsible for perhaps millions of deaths."
"Millions, Mr. Pitt?" Mapes's eyes hardened. "To me the term is merely a statistic."
Vixen 03, by Clive Cussler


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