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"So that was Mrs. Lundegaard on the floor in there. And I guess that was your accomplice in the wood chipper. And those three people in Brainerd. And for what? For a little bit of money. There's more to life than a little money, you know. Don't you know that? And here ya are, and it's a beautiful day. Well, I just don't understand it."
Marge to Grimsrud, Fargo

Bruce: Targeting me won't get their money back. I knew the mob wouldn't go down without a fight, but this is different. They crossed the line.
Alfred: You crossed the line first, sir. You squeezed them, you hammered them to the point of desperation. And in their desperation, they turned to a man they didn't fully understand.
Bruce: Criminals aren't complicated, Alfred. Just have to figure out what he's after.
Alfred: With respect, Master Wayne, perhaps this is a man that you don't fully understand, either. A long time ago, I was in Burma. My friends and I were working for the local government. They were trying to buy the loyalty of tribal leaders by bribing them with precious stones. But their caravans were being raided in a forest north of Rangoon by a bandit. So, we went looking for the stones. But in six months, we never met anybody who traded with him. One day, I saw a child playing with a ruby the size of a tangerine. The bandit had been throwing them away.
Bruce: So why steal them?
Alfred: Well, because he thought it was good sport. Because some men aren't looking for anything logical, like money. They can't be bought, bullied, reasoned, or negotiated with. Some men just want to watch the world burn.

Regime Superman: You just don't get it!
Superman: You're right, I don't.

Gumball: I can't believe that Mrs. Robinson could be so evil.
Darwin: Dude, no one is truly "evil".
Gumball: Darwin, she's "blame-two-kids-for-a-crime-to-make-them-do-community-service" evil. Nah, she's more evil than that. She's "heart-so-dark-it's-a-blackhole" evil..."wall-street" evil. [Whispering] Dang it, still not right. [Gasp] She's "ads-before-your-video-loads" evil.
Darwin: Gumball, there's no such thing as evil people. Just ordinary people who do bad things because they're unhappy.

"Humans are incapable of destroying themselves?" Turns out he never knew what humans are capable of.

: How could you? Even the most despicable of villains has something which they hold dear and wish to protect! A loved one? Cherished memories? A precious place from one's childhood, even?
Frieza: Excuse me, my good man: I simply do not understand what it is that you are prattling about.

Jaune Arc: What is wrong with you? How can you be so broken inside ... to take so many lives, and then come here and rub it in our faces like it’s something to be proud of?! All with that damn smile on your face! I’m gonna make you pay for what you did! Do you hear me?! Well?! SAY SOMETHING!
Cinder Fall: ...Who are you again?

Tom: And now comes a surge of pity… yes, I feel it. God, how insipid you are. How predictable. How full of drama and tepid romantic conclusions. [The orphanage] was just a place like your sorry little Burrow, overrun with children. No different.
Ginny: You say that you can feel my lies. Well, you are in me so much now that I can feel yours too. And I do not feel sorry for you at all. I have been thinking. Harry is an orphan, and he is not horrible. And Prissy has everything she wants, and she is still nasty. So I do not know how much it counts. I cannot work out what is wrong with you.
[Several lines of Visible Stunned Silence.]
Tom: Get. Out.


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