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Fletcher: You promised me those men would be decently treated!
US Senator: They were decently treated. They were decently fed, decently clothed, and then they were decently shot. Those men are common outlaws, nothing more.

"- I'd rather die you dirty robot! One of the soldiers shouted.
- Johnson! Yelled Alexandre. Shut up !

Without saying anything, XANA turned to its Krabs and one of them shot down the soldier.

- His wish was granted."

Olgierd: O'Dimm. What do you want?
O'Dimm: What do you mean, "what?" Your soul.
Olgierd: You forget. The pact states you can only take it once you've fulfilled three wishes and-
O'Dimm: -and we stand together on the Moon. ...Well, what do you know.... (makes a gesture at the ground, and the dirt blows away to reveal a moon mosaic)
Olgierd: What? No. We... had a pact. The moon is there. (points to the sky) THERE! Not... here....
O'Dimm: I gave you what you wished for. Here, on the moon, our contract you fulfill.
Olgierd: You... whoreson. You cheated me!
O'Dimm: I never cheat.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Hearts of Stone expansion

"Those who dare to play God must pay a steep price for their arrogance."note 

Lawyer: Can you describe your job?
Veronica: Yes.
Lawyer: How would you describe your job?
Veronica: Cleverly.

Jacob: Hey, Elspeth. Does that look like lunch to you? [points at a restaurant]
Elspeth: That looks like a building to me, but it probably contains something that looks like lunch.

"Titania has already laid down the law. We've obeyed it. Not our fault if what she decreed was not what she wanted."

Voice of the Bug: Place... projectile weapon... on the ground.
Edgar: You can have my gun (cocks it) when you pry it from my cold, dead fingers.
Bug: Your proposal is acceptable.

Batman: Let her go.
The Joker: Very poor choice of words. *drops Rachel Dawes out of a window*

Margalo: Don't hurt him, Falcon!
Falcon: I won't hurt him. THE SIDEWALK WILL!

Mapleshade: Remember your promise? Remember the exact words? You vow to put your clan above everything else you want? Your mother, father, mate, kits, and leader! From that one promise, I could take everything precious to you!

"The Emperor wants the thaumaturge alive; everyone else can die," Berne said simply.
This particular instruction had been carefully planned; he had to be able to say truthfully to Ma'elKoth that he didn't order a massacre.

"People should really avoid relying on semantics in this game. If I say, 'I thought you said we were good to the end.' And you justify it by saying, 'I said final four, not the end.' That’s as damaging as lying. Actually, it might be better just to say, 'I Lied.'"
Survivor columnist Gordon Holmes

Rex: But, how are going to get inside?
Buzz #2: Use Your Head.
[Cut to everyone using Rex as a battering ram, charging at the grate]

And be these juggling fiends no more believed,
That palter with us in a double sense,
That keep the word of promise to our ear,
And break it to our hope.
Macbeth, Macbeth

Dave Lang: Listen, you paid us $25,000 to put you in the game. We put you in the game. You never specified anything else...
Alex Jebailey: Well, I did say "Keits, I need to be able to win my own tournaments," and I don't know if that's going to happen or not.
Adam "Keits" Heart: You specifically said, "Make me a badass." So I made you bad and I made you ass.
The Divekick eSports Hour, episode 2

12. Self-appointed prophets who deliver elliptically-worded warnings will be politely asked to phrase their utterances in plainer terms. If said prophet refuses the request, a five-year-old child will be asked to explain the meaning of the prophecy.
The list Things I Will Do If I Ever Become A Hero

Manuel Noriega: The slums are a warzone. I must be allowed to protect myself. Give me a weapon.
Hudson: Give him what he wants, Mason. That's an order. Hudson out.
Mason: Dammit. *takes out his sidearm, removes the magazine and chambered round, and offers it to Noriega*
Noriega: What are you doing?
Mason: You asked for a weapon. You didn't say anything about ammo.

Asuka:“She promised I would feel that way again soon.”
Daniel:“And have we kept our promises so far?”
Asuka:“…yes. So what are you going to do, hit me with that ‘echo’ again? That would satisfy the letter of your promise.”

Smith: Simon, Simon, spell... spell "innocent" backwards, Simon.
Simon Lane: Erm, I-N-N-O-C-E-N-T B-A-C-K-W-A-R-D-S.
Smith: He's not taking it seriously, he's not taking it seriously!
Ross: Murder him!

"I think we take for granted the fact that we have to wear clothes. You see signs on restaurants that say 'No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service'. They don't even mention pants. A guy could walk in there just wearing a shirt and shoes! 'Whew, warm out today. Oh well, gotta play by the rules. Table for one by the window, please. Non-smoking. Smoking disgusts me.'"
— Comedian Roman Danylo

Nick: I didn't falsely advertise anything.
Judy: You told that mouse the pawpsicle sticks were redwood!
Nick: That's right. (Takes the cherry pawpsicle stick out of his mouth and hands it to her) Red. Wood. With a space in the middle. Wood that is red.

"It's time for my special attack. Are you ready? Here goes nothing." (beat) "Yep. That's right. It's literally nothing."
Sans, Undertale

Sans: ok.
Sans: ok.
Sans: ok.
Sans: ok.
Sans: didn't you just say not to bring it back to my room?
Papyrus: FORGET IT!

"I gave a reply that wasn't untrue but was clearly misleading. I apologise."
—British politician Simon Hughes

"It depends on what the meaning of the word is is."

Krillin: Little Green, wish our friend Piccolo back to life, and then with our next wish, bring him to Namek.
Piccolo: Hold on a minute, don't do that! That is a terrible i—(is resurrected and brought to Namek)—dea!
[Piccolo's can be heard screaming in the distance.]
Dende: He is on Namek.
Gohan: Wait, where is he?
Dende: On Namek.
Piccolo: (in the distance) You dumbass!
Krillin: Why didn't it bring him here?
Dende: You must be specific.

Yeah, thanks for specifying on EARTH, Yamcha! You asshole!

I gave my word I would not come for the girl — Your death, however, is something that is long overdue, Superman.

There exists an algorithm which transforms names and can be reversed losslessly. (Yes, yes, you can do it if your algorithm returns the input. You get a gold star.)

With a cheeky grin, Ghost Junko explained, “You said, and I quote ‘get Kyosuke to call you Juzo...kun!’ I didn’t hear no honorific at the end of your name zombie boy! both lose and I win the bet!”

He said your Quirk was shock absorption, not nullification! That means there's a limit to what you can take, right?!
All Might, My Hero Academia

Wit: What of you, Prince Renarin? Your father wishes me to leave you alone. If you can speak and yet say nothing ridiculous, I will leave you alone for the rest of the week.
Renarin: Nothing ridiculous.

Donna: You're kidding. Don't tell me the TARDIS is gone.
The Doctor: Okay.
Donna: Where is it, then?
The Doctor: told me not to tell you.
Donna: Oi, don't get clever in Latin!
Doctor Who, "The Fires of Pompeii"

Rhialla: There's no need for threats, Lobo. Besides, Section Nine of your contract forbids you from killing your employer, remember? And we both know you always honor a contract.
Lobo: Contract says nothing about maiming you.

Timmy: (having just been reverted to his normal height) Hey, what gives?
Wanda: Well, you just wanted to play until you got the money for your V-Cube, remember?
Timmy: You gotta make me freakishly huge again! Tonight's the big game!
Cosmo: Uh, Timmy, we can't. Remember? (turns his head into Timmy's) "I wish I was freakishly huge and talented at basketball. Ow. At least until I make enough money for a new V-Cube, then I never want to be this freakishly huge again."
Timmy: I have got to be less specific with these wishes.
The Fairly OddParents!, "Odd Ball"

Brainiac said, “It is finished. Darkseid is defeated.”
Kral noted that Brainiac did not say “destroyed.“

”I hired Yondu to deliver them to me. It broke the Ravager code, but I compensated him generously and, to ease his conscience, promised I’d never hurt them. Which was true, they never felt a thing...”

"HANK!" Jean roared.
Hank gave her an innocent look. "You said to find something that would eat the glue."
Jean vowed she was going to murder Hank McCoy. "Something that won't hurt Joe in the process."
Hank gave her an exasperated expression. "Well you Ms. Grey, should have been more specific"

The Judge: ...Um, wh-who are you?
Godot: I am Godot. Legendary prosecutor. I've never lost a case.
Maya Fey: Ah! He's the one that Detective Atmey was talking about...
The Judge: Yes, your reputation precedes you. What kind of cases have you dealt with so far?
Godot: Ha...! None.
The Judge: What did you say...?
Godot: I've never prosecuted a case before.
The Judge: N-Never? But you said you've never lost before.
Godot: ...Exactly. I've never lost. I've never won before either.
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, "Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Trials and Tribulations, Episode 2: The Stolen Turnabout"

Zog: The delegation from Bentwood arrives any moment. Take off those common clothes and come down looking like a princess!
Bean: As you wish, Father. (gleefully strips off her shirt and walks out of the throne room topless)

Bumblebee: I'll never talk.
Blitzwing: Is that right? Then let's make it official. [rips out Bumblebee's voice box]

She'd thought of this already, and the answer was disturbing but obvious. There was a card trick where you insisted that you could hand back any card after it was reshuffled into the deck. You just handed the whole deck back.

(Beerus, having promised to destroy Earth if Goku can't defeat him, fires an energy blast at Earth after Goku loses...and destroys only a single small rock)
Whis: Well look at that, Lord Beerus. You destroyed Earth like you said you would...just not very much of it.

Prince: Okay. (jumps out window)


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