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"The world has been your battlefield. Everywhere you go the blood of brothers and sons screams out against you. Perhaps you cannot yet hear it, because the soil is not your own. But you will... You will."

"The healthy human mind doesn't wake up in the morning thinking this is its last day on earth. But I think that's a luxury, not a curse. To know you're close to the end is a kind of freedom. Good time to take... inventory. Out-gunned. Outnumbered. Out of our minds. On a suicide mission. But the sand and rocks here stained with thousands of years of warfare... they will remember us. For this. Because out of all our vast array of nightmares, this is the one we choose for ourselves. We go forward like a breath exhaled from the earth. With vigor in our hearts and one goal in sight: We. Will. Kill him."
Capt. Price

"You know what they say about revenge... you better be ready to dig two graves... Go ahead and end it. It won't change anything. Hmph. I know you couldn't do it. You're a good warrior, but you can never take that extra step to do what was absolutely necessary."
General Shepherd, if you don't attack him immediately.

"Five years ago, I lost 30,000 men in the blink of an eye... and the world just fuckin' watched. Tomorrow, there will be no shortage of volunteers, no shortage of patriots. * Dramatic Gun Cock * I know you understand.

"This is for the record. History is written by the victor. History is filled with liars. If he lives and we die, his truth becomes written - and ours is lost. Shepherd will be a hero. 'Cause all you need to change the world is one good lie and a river of blood. He's about to complete the greatest trick a liar ever played on history. His truth will be the truth. But only if he lives, and we die."
Capt. Price

"All warfare is based on deception. For years, the West's hypocrisy has made the world the battlefield. The corrupt talk... while our brothers and sons spill their own blood. Deceit cuts both ways. The bigger the lie, the more likely people are willing to believe it. And when the nation cries for vengeance, the lies spread like a wildfire. The fire builds, devouring everything in its path. Our enemies believe that they alone dictate the course of history. And all it takes is the will of a single man."

Price: There's a simplicity to war. Attacking is the only secret. Dare, and the world yields. How quickly they forget that all it takes to change the course of history is the will of a single man.
Makarov: Who is this?
Price: Prisoner 627. I'm coming for you, Makarov.
Makarov: Haven't you heard, Price? They say the war is over.
Price: My war ends with you.
Makarov: Like it ended for Captain McTavish? Tell me, Price. How long did it take him to die? I've destroyed your world piece by piece. It's only a matter of time until I find you.
Price: You won't have to look far...
Dust to Dust, mission briefing

Nikolai: [Looking at security feed] Makarov's got a small army in there.
Price: It won't help him.
Dust to Dust during the assault on Hotel Oasis

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