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The 100 best video game quotes of all time

"It’s a funny thing, ambition. It can take one to sublime heights or harrowing depths. And sometimes they are one and the same." Emily Kaldwin, Dishonored

"A hero need not speak. When he is gone, the world will speak for him." Halo

"No gods or kings. Only man." Andrew Ryan, Bioshock

"Some trees flourish, others die. Some cattle grow strong, others are taken by wolves. Some men are born rich enough and dumb enough to enjoy their lives. Ain’t nothing fair." John Marston, Red Dead Redemption

"You can’t break a man the way you break a dog, or a horse. The harder you beat a man, the taller he stands." The Jackal, Far Cry 2

"It's time to kick ass and chew bubblegum... and I'm all outta gum." Duke Nukem, Duke Nukem 3D

"Life is cruel. Of this I have no doubt. One can only hope that one leaves behind a lasting legacy. But so often, the legacies we leave behind...are not the ones we intended." Queen Myrrah, Gears of War 2

"If our lives are already written, it would take a courageous man to change the script." Alan Wake, Alan Wake

"It's easy to forget what a sin is in the middle of a battlefield." Solid Snake, Metal Gear Solid