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Watahiko: Please don't kill me, can't you save me? I don't want to die.
Ginko: Give it up.
Watahiko: Why must you kill us?
Ginko: Because you kill people's children to survive.
Watahiko: But that isn't our fault.
Ginko: It's not our fault either. However, we're stronger than you are, that's why you're going to die without leaving any spores.

Literature

"These beings — this being — the Hive is wholly without redemption. When I came out here, I assumed all spacefaring life would be inquisitive and eager to talk. And now I find myself committed to nothing less than genocide. If I find the queen of the Hive, or the nerve center of the being, the single being the murder of which would exterminate the whole, would I do it? I ask myself: could I? And I must answer — yes. In a heartbeat."
Don Jose Maria Cordillera, Tour of the Merrimack: The Myriad

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"Either we spread and wipe out the Bugs, or they spread and wipe us out - because both races are tough and smart and want the same real estate."
Juan "Johnny" Rico, Starship Troopers

"Like everything else we've observed in this world, there's no compromise between total victory and total defeat. You win or you die. [...] In spite of the Grik being the Ancient Enemy, the Lemurians don't know a lot about them. They just know that when the Grik come, the Grik attack. It's the way of things. They fight like maniacs and they don't take prisoners, so neither do the Lemurians. I'm not sure they even understand the concept of surrender."
Lt. Sandra Tucker, Destroyermen

Live-Action TV

Dr. Elizabeth Weir: You do understand the Geneva Convention prohibits using prisoners for scientific experiments?
Col. John Sheppard: No offence, Doc, but had the Wraith attended the Geneva Convention, they would have tried to feed on everyone there.
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Web Video

Priestess: Wait! Couldn't there be a good goblin? We don't know if they're evil yet!
Goblin Slayer: I wish I was innocent like you. But I'm not. I'm full of rage, and beans, SPIRIT, PRIDE, AND HEART, AND SOUL, AND RAGE, AND BEANS! SPICY BEANS! The only good goblin is a dead goblin! NOW LET'S MAKE THESE GOBLINS GOOOOD!

Real Life

"The decision, therefore, lies here in the East; here must the Russian enemy, this people numbering two hundred million Russians, be destroyed on the battle field and person by person, and made to bleed to death."
Heinrich Himmler, Kharkow speech (April 24th, 1943)

"The war against Russia is an important chapter in the German nation's struggle for existence. It is the old battle of the Germanic against the Slavic people, of the defence of European culture against Muscovite-Asiatic inundation and of the repulse of Jewish Bolshevism. The objective of this battle must be the demolition of present-day Russia and must therefore be conducted with unprecedented severity. Every military action must be guided in planning and execution by an iron resolution to exterminate the enemy remorselessly and totally. In particular, no adherents of the contemporary Russian Bolshevik system are to be spared."

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To keep you is no benefit, to destroy you is no loss.
Khmer Rouge slogan


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