- "I'm just a man who's good at what he does, killing. There's no winning or losing for a mercenary."— Solid Snake"Stealth camouflage?! Can't you even die right!"— Revolver Ocelot"What's with these guys? It's just like one of my Japanese animes!"— Otacon"Good! Now we can fight as warriors. Hand-to-hand, it is the basis of all combat. Only a fool trusts his life to a weapon."— The Cyborg NinjaMeryl: First it's my eyes, now it's my butt! What's next?
Snake: On the battlefield, you never think about what's next."We live in a sad age. Imperialism, totalitarianism, perestroika... 20th century Russia had its share of problems, but at least they had an ideology. Russia today has nothing. We need tension... conflict. The world today has become too soft. We're living in an age where true feelings are suppressed. So we're going to shake things up a bit. We'll create a world dripping with tension... A world filled with greed and suspicion, bravery and cowardice."— Revolver OcelotOtacon: Snake... Do you think love can bloom, even on a battlefield?
Snake: Yeah, I do. I believe at any time, any place, people can fall in love with each other. But... if you love someone, you have to be able to protect them.Liquid Snake: So, the Snake's finally come out of his hole! Are you ready now, my brother!
Solid Snake: Why are you calling me brother?! Who the hell are you?!
Liquid: I'm you. I'm your shadow!
Liquid: Ask the father that you killed. I'll send you to hell to meet him!"I was born on a battlefield. Raised on a battlefield. Gunfire, sirens and screams... they were my lullabies... Hunted like dogs, day after day... driven from our ragged shelters... That... was my life. Each morning, I'd wake up... and find a few more of my family or friends dead beside me. I'd stare at the morning sun... and pray to make it through the day. The governments of the world turned a blind eye to our misery. But then... he appeared. My hero... Saladin... he took me away from all that..."— Sniper WolfVulcan Raven: (as the ravens begin to eat him alive) Snake, in the natural world, there is no such thing as boundless slaughter; there is always an end to it. But you are different...
Solid Snake: (walking away) What are you trying to say?
Vulcan Raven: The path you walk on has no end. Each step you take is paved with the corpses of your enemies. Their souls will haunt you forever. You shall have no peace. Hear me, Snake; my spirit will be watching you..."In the Middle-East, we don't hunt foxes, we hunt jackals! Instead of foxhounds, we use royal harriers!"— Liquid Snake"A cornered fox is more dangerous than a jackal!"— Frank Jaeger / Gray Fox"If you ask me, there's no happiness to be found in death... no peace either. I'm leaving here alive."— Solid Snake"Snake... We're not tools of the government, or anyone else. Fighting was the only thing... the only thing I was good at. But... at least I always fought for what I believed in..."— Frank Jaeger / Gray Fox"Not yet, Snake! IT'S NOT OVER YET!"— Liquid Snake"This is the first time I've ever used my power to help someone. It's strange... it feels... kind of... nice."— Psycho Mantis
Quotes / Metal Gear Solid