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"Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room."

--President Muffley in "Dr. Strangelove"

From "The Outlaw Josey Wales":

Ten Bears: These things you say we will have, we already have.
Josey Wales: That's true. I ain't promising you nothing extra. I'm just giving you life and you're giving me life. And I'm saying that men can live together without butchering one another.
Ten Bears: It's sad that governments are chiefed by the double tongues. There is iron in your words of death for all Comanche to see, and so there is iron in your words of life. No signed paper can hold the iron. It must come from men. The words of Ten Bears carries the same iron of life and death. It is good that warriors such as we meet in the struggle of life... or death. It shall be life.

There's also the great "Endeavour to perservere" line(s).

"A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti." - Silence of the Lambs

Hot Lips: "I wonder how such a degenerated person ever reached a position of authority in the Army Medical Corps!"

Dago Red: "He was drafted."


'Vanity is my favourite sin'
at the ending of 'Devil's Advocate'

“The mind is an attribute of the individual. There is no such thing as a collective brain. Every great achievement came from an individual mind. Every horror was the result of forcing humans to be conformists.”

Gary Cooper as Howard Roark in The Fountainhead, in his court statement after dynamiting his own work.

"That's all a government's good for...getting in a man's way."

From The Aviator:

Katherine Hepburn's self-professed socialist mother to Howard Hughes:

"We don't care about money here."

Howard Hughes' reply, "That is because you never had to. I WORK FOR A LIVING!"

“What the American public doesn’t know is what makes them 'The American Public'." -Dan Akroyd as Ray Zalinski in “Tommy Boy”

Dr. Lechter : " How did you catch me Will ? "

Will Graham : " You had disadvantages. "

Dr. Lechter : " What disadvantages ? "

Will Graham : " You're insane . "

Thomas Jefferson said something very similar to what V said.

"When the people fear the government you have tyranny...when the government fears the people you have liberty."
--Thomas Jefferson --

While the quote you mentioned is the best, the comment he made in his televised speech along the lines of , "if you are looking for the guilty, you need only look into a mirror" is quite relevent as well.
OBPLUG: I created a drawing Vendetta fans might enjoy; see my URL

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