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I believe, before all else, in Russia, one, indivisible, and invincible.
I believe in my own strength and the strength of my comrades.
I reject the lies of the First Trial, and embrace the Black League as Russia's one and only salvation in the coming Trial.
When the day of the Great Trial comes, I will stand shoulder to shoulder with my comrades.
I will face the enemy without fear, and I will put my nation before my own life.
I will be the sword and shield of Russia, by which justice will be done for the fallen.
I swear this oath by my sacred Motherland.

And our Credo. "Sic Gorgiamus Allos Subjectatos Nunc"..."We Gladly Feast on Those Who Would Subdue Us." Not just pretty words.
Morticia Addams to Fester, The Addams Family

I solemnly swear,
To devote my life and abilities
In defense of the United Nations of Earth,
To defend the Constitution of Man,
And to further the universal rights of all sentient life,
From the depths of the Pacific,
To the edge of the galaxy!

For as long as I shall live.

As of this moment, we are all dead.
We go into battle to reclaim our lives.
This we do gladly, for we are Jem'Hadar.
Victory is life!
The Jem'Hadar, Deep Space Nine

When we hunt, we kill!
No one is safe!
Nothing is sacred!
We are Blackwatch!
We are the last line of defense!
We will burn our own to hold the red line,
it is the last line to ever hold!
The Blackwatch Creed, [PROTOTYPE]

Be he foe or friend, be he foul or clean
Brood of Morgoth or bright Vala,
Elda or Maia or Aftercomer,
Man yet unborn upon Middle-Earth,
Neither law, nor love, nor league of swords,
Dread nor danger, not Doom itself
Shall defend him from Fëanáro, and Fëanáro’s kin,
Whoso hideth or hoardeth, or in hand taketh,
Finding keepeth or afar casteth
A Silmaril. This swear we all…
Death we will deal him ere Day’s ending,
Woe unto world’s end! Our word hear thou,
Eru Allfather! To the everlasting
Darkness doom us if our deed faileth...
On the holy mountain hear in witness
and our vow remember,
Manwë and Varda!

"We are steel. We, very few, marched into the wastes. While there was no radioactive fallout to contend with, the fallout of humanity frequently beset us. Roving bands of psychotic marauders attempted several attacks on our noble group.
The company was in no danger, for we wore the Armor of Power. Our family members were not so lucky. Once the vermin found out they were easily repelled, they began to fire on the unarmed civilians from a distance.
They took a great many casualties, yet for every member of the Exodus that was struck down in this way, our noble brethren took two lives from the wasteland.
We are hard.
Finally, we came to the safety of the bunker. Capt. Maxson, the great deliverer, decreed this to be our new home, and all was well.
In the fullness of time the bunker became our home, our temple and our salvation from the terrors of the outside world. We built and shaped our fortress into something glorious, the beauty of which the technologically bereft world had never seen before.
We have been sharpened to an edge.
Our fathers died for the sins of others. That will never happen to us again. We have become self-sufficient. We have become keepers of knowledge and lore. We have survived the end of civilization. We take responsibility for our actions, and we hold accountable the actions of others.
This is our pledge. The Brotherhood of Steel is justly named. We are a Brotherhood. Unlike our fathers, we will stand back to back with those that share our convictions and beliefs.
We are steel. We are hard. We have been sharpened to an edge. We are the Brotherhood of Steel.
Always remember the fires that we were forged in. Never forget. The motto from a previous time, and our motto now."
The Brotherhood of Steel, Fallout

"Do not ask what creature screams in the night. Do not question that which awaits you in the shadows. It is my voice that awakens you in the night, and my body that lurks within the shadows. I am Tzeentch and you, are the puppet that dances to my tune."

"One should never harm others, nor themselves in the face of anger!
My creed! This is the guideline I live by, and it is the law of my masters!
However, it doesn't apply to scum like you who have no discipline! Come on!"
Akira Yuki, Virtua Fighter (anime adaptation)

"We are Rangers.
We walk in the dark places no others will enter.
We stand on the bridge, and no one may pass.
We live for the One - we die for the One."
Ranger oath, Babylon 5

Through the valleys and peaks of Mount Hyjal, across the shifting sands of Silithus, against the Legion's dread armies - we have fought. We are the nameless, faceless, sons and daughters of the Alliance. By the Light and by the might of the Alliance, the first strike belongs to us and the last strike is all that our enemies see. We are 7th Legion.
High Commander Halford Wyrmbane, World of Warcraft

In brightest day, in blackest night,
No evil shall escape my sight.
Let those who worship evil's might,
Beware my power: Green Lantern's Light!
Oath of the Green Lantern Corps, Green Lantern

"Through cowardice and inaction, the Order of the Phoenix brought about most of Voldemort's atrocities for him. We need to declare real war... show no mercy, give no quarter, and take no prisoners. If they want to call themselves the Death Eaters, then let them taste death!"
Jason Frost, Honorable Hogwarts

The Dalek Creed, Doctor Who

Night gathers, and now my watch begins. It shall not end until my death.
I shall take no wife, hold no lands, father no children. I shall wear no crowns and win no glory. I shall live and die at my post.
I am the sword in the darkness. I am the watcher on the walls. I am the fire that burns against the cold, the light that brings the dawn, the horn that wakes the sleepers, the shield that guards the realms of men.
I pledge my life and honor to the Night's Watch, for this night and all the nights to come.
The Oath of the Night's Watch, A Song of Ice and Fire and Game of Thrones

There are things that go bump in the night, Agent Myers. And we are the ones who bump back.
Professor Broom, Hellboy

>PM: Open envelope.
The mail is sacred, and sacred is the trust between the Post Man and the recipients of his precious parcels. You have made a solemn pledge to deliver this letter to the doctor, just as soon as you determine where this address is, or find any sort of discernible mailing address in this wasteland, for that matter. The mail is freedom. The mail is life. The mail is the very fabric of civiliz...
Hold that thought for one moment...
(PM puts on a postman's hat)
The mail is the one final hope for resurrecting a dead planet from its ashes, and the letter carriers are the brave soldiers of God in this righteous crusade. They are the defenders of the light of knowledge, free communication, and the exchange of ideas. They are the bold toters of all those little papery conduits of freedom, the white postmarked angels that whisper a message on their deliverance, a promise to the yearning: "There is hope yet."
Liberty. Reason. Justice. Civility. Edification. Perfection.
The Narrator, Homestuck, regarding PM

I am the bone of my sword.
Steel is my body, and fire is my blood.
I have created over a thousand blades.
Unknown to death.
Nor known to life.
Have withstood pain to create many weapons.
Yet, those hands will never hold anything.
So as I pray, Unlimited Blade Works.
Archer, Fate/stay night

Don't underestimate us!
We don't care about time or space or multidimensional whatevers.
We couldn't give a damn about that.
Force your way down a path you choose, and do it your way!
That's the way Team Dai-Gurren rolls!

"I am the White Void. I am the Cold Steel. I am the Just Sword. With blade in hand shall I reap the sins of this world, and cleanse it in the fires of destruction! I am Hakumen! THE END HAS COME!"

"Dispatched in mankind's darkest hour, we are Knights of the Blue Flame!"
Jin, Noel, Tsubaki and Hazama reciting the Novis Orbis Librarium creed, BlazBlue

This is my rifle. There are many like it, but this one is mine.
My rifle is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life.
My rifle, without me, is useless. Without my rifle, I am useless. I must fire my rifle true. I must shoot straighter than my enemy who is trying to kill me. I must shoot him before he shoots me. I will...
My rifle and myself know that what counts in this war is not the rounds we fire, the noise of our burst, or the smoke we make. We know that it is the hits that count. We will hit...
My rifle is human, even as I, because it is my life. Thus, I will learn it as a brother. I will learn its weaknesses, its strength, its parts, its accessories, its sights and its barrel. I will keep my rifle clean and ready, even as I am clean and ready. We will become part of each other. We will...
Before God, I swear this creed. My rifle and myself are the defenders of my country. We are the masters of our enemy. We are the saviors of my life.
So be it, until victory is America's and there is no enemy, but peace!
The Rifleman's Creed

They shall be my finest warriors, these men who give themselves to me.
Like clay I shall mould them and in the furnace of war forge them.
They will be of iron will and steely muscle.
In great armour shall I clad them and with the mightiest guns will they be armed.
They will be untouched by plague or disease, no sickness will blight them.
They will have tactics, strategies and machines such that no foe can best them in battle.
They are my bulwark against the Terror. They are the Defenders of Humanity.
They are my Space Marines and they shall know no fear.
The God-Emperor of Mankind, Warhammer 40,000

In peace, vigilance; in war, victory; in death, sacrifice.
The Grey Wardens' Oath, Dragon Age: Origins

Hold your tongue. The dead don't speak.
Do the dead dare walk the Earth before mine eyes?
Will the undead raise an army, fall in and advance?
Do those who would abandon God, and praise the Heretical order dare presume to meet my gaze?!]]
Iscariot will not allow it. I will not allow it. They will be cut down like straw, trembling before my wrath.
Speak up, my men of God. Tell them all who you are.
We are the soldiers of Iscariot! We are Judas Iscariot
Well then, Iscariot... I ask you: What do you hold in your right hand?
Daggers and Poisons!
Well then, my soldiers of Iscariot... I ask you: What do you hold in your left hand?!
Thirty Pieces of Silver and a Straw Rope!
Now! ...Show them who you are, my soldiers of Iscariot!
We are Apostles, yet not Apostles!
We are Believers, yet not Believers!
We are Disciples, yet not Disciples!
We are Heretics, yet not Heretics!
We are soldiers in the service of death, who bow our heads in reverence to our Lord, who's prayers are found in the withered bodies of our enemies!
Our Poisons served at every supper, our Daggers flashing in the moonlight!
We are the Apostles of Judas Iscariot. We are his holy flock of assassins...
And upon the hour at which we were called...
We cast our thirty pieces of silver into the sight of The Holy!
And hang ourselves with a rope of straw.
Thus do we move to meet Hell's legions as a mighty army!
Forming our squared ranks against Hell's Gates!
We will do battle with the 7,405,926 demons of iniquity!''
The Vatican, Section XIII, The Iscariot Organization, Hellsing

Who are we?
The necessary evil.
Why are we necessary?
To purge the world of evil worse than man.
And why are we God's chosen few? Ordained to undertake this unholy task?
Because no one else will.
And because it's fucking fun! AHAHAHAHAAAAMEN!
Iscariot Organization chant led by Father Anderson, Hellsing Ultimate Abridged

Praise the Emperor for his sacrifice,
as He endures so shall we.
We who are Hunters of Daemons,
shall strive in his name eternally.

We the Order of the Hammer,
shall delve into the Dark Shadows.
We shall seek out the Tainted,
we shall pursue the Vilest Evil.

It is we who stand guard,
our Eternal Watch shall not fail.
For we are the Ordo Malleus!


No despicable trickery will thwart us,
no Damnation shall bring us low.
There is no peace for us,
for an eternity we will strive.

Though mere mortals in His service,
everlasting shall be our True Duty.
Et Imperator Invocato Diabolis Daemonica Exorcism!
(Abbreviated version of) the 666 words of the Canticle of Absolution of the Grey Knights, Warhammer 40,000. You can find the full version here.

"When Nine and Nine meet Nine,
The depths of reason shall stir.
When the seal of creation is broken,
A voice like thunder shall sound, and thou shalt know-
We have arrived!"
Ace of Class Zero, Final Fantasy Type-0

I, who is about to awaken,
Am the Heavenly Dragon who has stolen the principles of domination from God
I laugh at the "infinite", and I grieve at the "dream"
I shall become the Red Dragon of Domination
And I shall sink you to the depths of the crimson purgatory!
Issei's Juggernaut Drive chant, High School D×D

"And shepherds we shall be, for Thee, my Lord, for Thee.
Power hath descended forth from Thy hand, that our feet may swiftly carry out Thy command.
So we shall flow a river forth to Thee, and teeming with souls shall it ever be,
In Nomine Patris, et Filii, et Spiritus Sancti."
Connor and Murphy McManus, The Boondock Saints

"Buy when there's blood in the streets, even if the blood is your own."
Baron Rothschild

"I fear no enemy, for the Khala is my strength."
Fenix's creed, StarCraft

I am the pirate signal. Let me in. I am the word virus. Let me in. I am the ear worm. Let me in. I am the brain pathogen grammar. I am the Dreamers' dream. I Am What I Am. Let me in. Let me in. Let me in. Let me in. LET ME IN.
The Black Signal/John, The Secret World

Now this is the Law of the Jungle — as old and as true as the sky;
And the Wolf that shall keep it may prosper, but the Wolf that shall break it must die.
As the creeper that girdles the tree-trunk, the Law runneth forward and back —
For the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is the Pack.

My sword is hatred.
My shield is disgust.
My armor is contempt.
In the Emperor's name.
Let none survive.
Blood Ravens creed, Warhammer 40,000

Hate shall be our weapon.
Impurity shall be our armor.
Immortality shall be our reward.
Chaos Space Marine creed, Warhammer 40,000

"I do not aim with my hand. He who aims with his hand has forgotten the face of his father. I aim with my eye.
I do not shoot with my hand. He who shoots with his hand has forgotten the face of his father. I shoot with my mind.
I do not kill with my gun. He who kills with his gun has forgotten the face of his father. I kill with my heart."

There is only one sin, defeat. There is only one grace, victory.
Post-Reforms Legions of Terror, A Practical Guide to Evil

For those who labor day and night,
to forge the world of men right,
with their tools of mettle and might,
building a world for a future bright.
The Smith's Champion, Fate/Long Night

For those who stand before their foe,
that soon after would lay them low,
charging with no fear ever to show,
and defeat never for them to know.
The Warrior's Champion, Fate/Long Night

We are the hiss of the serpent, the inexorable weight of night. Through us works the will of our Lord, through us speaks the void. As Set slew Osiris, we slay the world, even as we whisper sweet words of corruption in its ear. We are death. We are night unending. We are the Followers of Set.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Clanbook: Followers Of Set

The Third Ideal of the Windrunners: "I will protect even those I hate, so long as it is right."note 
The Fourth Ideal of the the Windrunners: "I accept that there will be those I cannot protect."
The Third Ideal of the Skybreakers, the Ideal of Dedication: "I will hold the law above all else." note 
The Third Ideal of the Edgedancers: "I will listen to those who have been ignored."
The Second Ideal of the Bondsmiths: "I will unite instead of divide. I will bring men together."
Fight for life on the planet Earth,
Defend all human beings, even the ones that you don't understand,
Believe in love that is out of anyone's control,
And then risk everything for it!
The Crystal Gem Manifesto, Steven Universe

From iron cometh strength! From strength cometh will! From will cometh faith! From faith cometh honor! From honor cometh iron!
Unbreakable Litany of the Iron Warriors, Warhammer 40,000

<From the water that gave birth to us. From the grass that feeds us. For the freedom that unites us. We rise to the stars. Freedom is my only cause. Duty to the people, my only guide. Obedience to my prince, my only glory. The destruction of my enemies, my most solemn vow. I, Aximili-Esgarrouth-Isthill, Andalite warrior-cadet, offer my life.>
The Morning Ritual, Animorphs #8: The Alien

The blades of many shall strike down the wicked.
The hearts of many shall inspire the fearful.
The shields of many shall protect the weak.
The courage of many shall stand resolute against the darkness, for the demons will be found wanting when they come for our homes.
Ancient saying from the Brotherhood of the Blade, Dawn of the Dragons

oghond (or Absent): Could things be any tougher?
Rest of Koffiehuis: Yes, you bet your life!
The call-and-response motto of the Koffiehuis, SOSchip

The mission statement of the Koffiehuis, directly following the above in print; SOSchip

Glory To Mankind.
The simple yet effective creed of YoRHa, NieR: Automata

"A knight is sworn to valor.
His heart knows only virtue.
His blade defends the helpless.
His might upholds the weak.
His word speaks only truth.
His wrath undoes the wicked!"
The Old Code, Dragonheart

"Where there are demons, I slay them.
Where there are saints, I slay them.
Mine is the Way of the Sword!"
The Law of Balance, Full Metal Daemon Muramasa

"We die in The Dark, so that you may live in The Light."

The Garden is the Serpent's place.
We are the Serpent's Hand. "
M of the Serpents Hand, SCP Foundation

"Truth. That which cannot be disputed. Rectitude. Conformity to truth and righteousness. Courage. The ability to confront evil, the opponents of truth and righteousness. Benevolence. Kindness for all things great and small. Respect. Deference to all, even my adversaries. Loyalty. Eternal duty to the Code and its tenets. Purity. As an instrument of the Code, I can never be contaminated by the forces of evil. Retribution. Just punishment for evil rendered."
Himiko recites the Nemesis Code, Broken Princess