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     Anime and Manga 

I've got no complaints as long as I get to kill who I want and steal what I want.
Revy, Black Lagoon

     Film - Live-Action 

I don't feel I have to wipe everybody out, Tom. Just my enemies.
Michael Corleone. The Godfather Part II

What a perfect asshole.
Wallace, on Gideon Graves, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

"Victims?" Don't be melodramatic. Look down there. Tell me, would you really feel any pity if one of those dots stopped moving forever? If I offered you twenty thousand pounds for every dot that stopped, would you really, old man, tell me to keep my money, or would you calculate how many dots you could afford to spare?
Harry Lime, The Third Man

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     Literature 

Tyrion: If I told you to kill a babe... an infant girl, say, still at her mother’s breast... would you do it? Without question?
Bronn: Without question? No. I'd ask "how much?"

"You never did anything for anyone unless you could see what was in it for you."
Sirius Black, to Peter Pettigrew, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Mortarion: We are all tyrants. Do not fool yourself. We were bred for nothing else.
Jaghatai Khan: Not I. I care nothing for dominion. Never have. You on the other hand...you yearn for it.
...the socialists go on about your comrades, your class, your union, and society. Fuck all that shite. The Tories go on about your employer, your country, your family. Fuck that even mair. It's me, me, fucking ME, Simon David Williamson, NUMERO FUCKING UNO, versus the world, and it's a one-sided swedge. It's really so fucking easy... Fuck them all.
Sick Boy, Trainspotting

     Live-Action TV 

You're worse than a traitor, Nina. You don't even have a cause, you don't believe in anything. You would sell anyone and anything out to the highest bidder.
Jack Bauer, 24

A man may fight for many things: his country, his principles, his friends, the glistening tear on the cheek of a golden child. But personally, I'd mud-wrestle my own mother for a ton of cash, an amusing clock and a stack of French porn.
Edmund Blackadder the 3rd

All the people that we've killed; Gale and the rest? If you believe that there's a Hell - I don't know if you're into that, but we're...we're already pretty much going there, right? But I'm not going to lie down until I get there.

The boy won't talk. And if he does, I'll kill him. Him, Ned Stark, the King, the whole bloody lot of them until you and I are the only people left in this world.
Jaime Lannister, Game of Thrones

Chaos isn’t a pit. Chaos is a ladder. Many who try to climb it fail and never get to try again. The fall breaks them. And some are given a chance to climb, but they refuse. They cling to the realm, or the gods, or love. Illusions. Only the ladder is real. The climb is all there is.
Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish, Game of Thrones

Frank: We've accomplished a great deal. And I intend to accomplish a lot more for us.
Claire: But for whom?
Frank: (as though it's obvious) For each other.

I'm a man of my word... if I feel like it.

The only side Ben is on is his own.
Sayid, Lost

    Tabletop Games 
I am the most important thing in creation. Do what you want, but never get caught. Conscience is for angels. Evil for evil's sake. Vice is its own reward. The sinner enjoys his life. Evil is just a word. Others envy my freedom and life without conscience.
— Introduction to Neutral Evil, Ultimate Campaign

     Video Games 

If I want to live, I live. If I want to take, I take. If I want you to die, THEN YOU DIE!

At least you died for honour. And my amusement!
The Spy, Team Fortress 2

     Visual Novels 

There are only three people I look out for: Me, Myself, I.

People are simply things to be used. Used and thrown away.
Matt Engarde, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney: Justice for All

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     Webcomics 

Destroy anyone who has ever slighted you.
Haerta Bloodsoak, The Order of the Stick

Basphomy: You didn't seem like the world-conquering type.
Bun-bun: Well, at least until it gets boring.
Basphomy: Then what?
Bun-bun: Then, anything I want.
Sluggy Freelance, "Holiday Wars"

     Western Animation 

Evil cheats. That's its nature. It does whatever unscrupulous or immoral thing it has to do to in order to win.
Umpire, The Real Ghostbusters, "Night Game"

I always like to think I'm there for the little guy. Especially if that little guy can help this guy become a bigger guy!
Varrick, The Legend of Korra, "The Sting"

I was just getting what I could for myself, Fisk - as I always do. It's just good business.

Don't apologise. I never do.

Hmmm, maybe I should help them... or, maybe I should just help myself!

     Real Life 

You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.

In today's world, there are many authoritarian regimes. Generally speaking they are the reflection of some ideology. The tyranny that oppresses Haiti does not even have that excuse; its sole object is to place the country under tribute in order to ensure the future affluence of those now in power.
The International Commission of Justice on the government of Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier

I figured it might provide a parable of Ayn Rand’s philosophy that I could discuss. For me, that philosophy reduces itself to: "I’m on board; pull up the lifeline."
Roger Ebert on Atlas Shrugged Part I

The greatest happiness is to vanquish your enemies, to chase them before you, to rob them of their wealth, to see those dear to them bathed in tears, to clasp to your bosom their wives and daughters


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