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"Of course she is. I've been at this Super Hero game long enough to know that the hot chicks always turn evil. Probably because evil pays better."
Spider-Man on Black Widow working for Dr. Doom, Marvel Ultimate Alliance

Hear the drum pounding out of time
Another protester has crossed the line (Hey!)
To find, the money's on the other side...
Green Day, Holiday

Evil is just so much more profitable than good, and more fun.
Warp Darkmatter, Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins

"How come the bad guys make all the money?"

Harry Tasker: Now why are you helping these raving psychotics?
Juno Skinnner: Because they're very well-funded raving psychotics.

Weaver: It’s the same, being a villain. I went there, I did that for a few months. Risked my life, hurt people, made an incredible amount of money, but I look back, and it wasn’t worth it. I value the people I got to know and love far more than I do the money, the power, the fame. They’re the only thing I regret leaving behind.
Small Child: How much money?
Renard: You're missing the point.
Weaver: Fifteen or twenty million.
Renard: Shhh(Changes words)-ugar.

James Bond: You live well, Scaramanga.
Francisco Scaramanga: At a million dollars a contract, I can afford to, Mr. Bond. You work for peanuts, a hearty 'well done' from Her Majesty the Queen, and a pittance of a pension. Apart from that, we are the same.

"Who are you talking to right now? Who is it you think you see? Do you know how much I make a year? I mean, even if I told you, you wouldn't believe it. Do you know what would happen if I suddenly decided to stop going into work? A business big enough that it could be listed on the NASDAQ goes belly up. Disappears! It ceases to exist without me."
Walter White,Breaking Bad

"I exclusively recruit psychopaths because they practice what I call "moral relativism" and I practice what some would call "an organ harvesting operation", which personally I find to be a very offensive and bigoted term to describe non-consensual organ arbitrage, why do I do it? Because it's very profitable."

...there is real power to be had in turning to the darker side of knowledge and action. If there were no earthly benefit in damnation, after all, Hell would not be so very crowded.
Stars Without Number: Darkness Visible


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