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The Doctor: They did what?
Bishop: I'm sorry?
The Doctor: They left [Rose] where?
Bishop: Just... in the street.
The Doctor: The street. They left her in the street. They took her face, and just chucked her out and left her in the street. And as a result, that makes things... simple. Very, very simple. Do you know why?
Bishop: No.
The Doctor: Because now, Detective Inspector Bishop, there is no power on this Earth that can STOP ME!
Doctor Who, "The Idiot's Lantern"

Premier Khrushchev: Force will be met by force. If the U.S. wants war, that's its problem.
President Kennedy: Then, Mr. Chairman, there will be a war. It will be a cold, long winter.
1961 Vienna Summit

"It would be superfluous in me to point out to your lordship that this is war."
Charles Francis Adams, US Minister to the UK, to British Foreign Secretary Earl Russell.note 

"ALL RIGHT! This is war!"

"That's all I can stands and I can't stands no more!"
Popeye the Sailor

"Draw the Warlock's blade. The time for mercy is long past."
Eldar Announcer, Dawn of War II

"Rick Ross (not to be confused with the rapper of the same name) is an anti-cult activist. He got into the cult thing when he discovered a Pentecostal cult infiltrating the Jewish nursing home his grandmother was in, and got just a bit pissed off at that sort of thing."

"They want to start a war with Cobra? Then Cobra... Will finish it."
Cobra Commander, G.I. Joe: Renegades, in The Stinger

This means war.
War on the Antediluvians. War against Gehenna. War against the Camarilla, the Iconnu and the cagey independents. War against the witch-hunters, the werewolves, the cowardly anarchs and the herds of humanity. For some vampires, this means war on the very sect to which they belong.
Welcome to the Sabbat: please keep your arms inside the vehicle, otherwise someone might rip them off and hand them back to you.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Guide to the Sabbat

"Earthmen, we are peaceful beings, and you have tried to destroy us. But you cannot succeed. You and your people will pay for this act of aggression. This is the voice of the Mysterons. We know that you can hear us, Earthmen. Our retaliation will be slow, but nonetheless effective. It will mean the ultimate destruction of life on Earth. It will be useless for you to resist, for we have discovered the secret of reversing matter, as you have just witnessed. One of you will be under our control. You will be instrumental in avenging the Mysterons. Our first act of retaliation will be to assassinate your World President."

"You wanted a war, Glad-of-War? You have one. Be glad. It will be the war you die in."
Mr. World, American Gods (2017)

Kate: I'm glad we're not playing friends anymore, 'cause I am real sick and tired of your attitude. There's a little thing called the law—
Angel: This isn't about the law, this is about a little thing called life. Now I'm sorry about your father, but I didn't kill your father, and I'm sick and tired of you blaming me for everything you can't handle! You wanna be enemies? Try me.

ABC Warrior: STATUS?
Rico: Bodyguard.
Rico: Rico.
Rico: Mission? (Evil Laugh) We're going to war.
ABC Warrior: (rising to its feet) WAR!


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