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Quotes / Army of Thieves and Whores

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"The French system of conscription brings together a fair sample of all classes; ours is composed of the scum of the earth — the mere scum of the earth."
The Duke of Wellington on the British Army, 1813

"We aren't judges. Kinslayers, blood mages, traitors, rebels, carta thugs, common bandits — anyone with the skill and the mettle to take up the sword against the darkspawn is welcome among us."
Riordan, Dragon Age: Origins

Taggart: What do you want me to do, sir?
Hedley Lamarr: I want you to round up every vicious criminal and gunslinger in the west. Take this down.
[Taggart looks for a pen and paper while Hedley talks]
Hedley Lamarr: I want rustlers, cut throats, murderers, bounty hunters, desperados, mugs, pugs, thugs, nitwits, halfwits, dimwits, vipers, snipers, con men, Indian agents, Mexican bandits, muggers, buggerers, bushwhackers, hornswagglers, horse thieves, bull dykes, train robbers, bank robbers, ass-kickers, shit-kickers, and Methodists!
Taggart: [finding pen and paper] Could you repeat that, sir?

"Didn't count on my loyal army of prostitutes, did you?"
Mitch, Dirty Work

Waffen-Sturm-Brigade RONA
Filled up with criminal prison inmates
Political prisoners, traitors and faggots
To defend the newborn Republic of Lokot
Dissidents, criminals, thieves and violators
A murderous phenomenon behind enemy lines
Anti-Soviet, pro-German death squads
Ambushed in the woods of Bryansk
The Monolith Deathcult, "Master of the Bryansk Forest"


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