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.
Do you remember, Snake? The feel of battle. The clashing of bone and sinew!
Did I ever tell you what the definition of insanity is? Insanity is doing the exact... same fucking thing... over and over again expecting... shit to change... That. Is. Crazy.
There are two kinds of people: ones that are trying to build their future and ones that are trying to rebuild their past.
I should have been the one to fill your dark soul with liiiight!
But as long as there are people, there will always be war.
I will stay behind, to gaze at the sun. The sun is a wondrous body. Like a magnificent father! If only I could be so grossly incandescent!
Now we can fight as warriors, hand to hand. It is the basis of all combat
Only a fool trusts his life to a weapon
Puny creatures of blood and flesh. You touch my mind, fumbling in ignorance, incapable of understanding
You reap what you sow, Artyom: force answers force, war breeds war, and death only brings death. To break this vicious circle one must do more than act without any thought or doubt.
Cortana: "What if you miss?"
Master Chief: "I won't."
Cortana: "So have you got a plan to get out?"
Master Chief: "I was gonna shoot my way out. Mix things up a little."
Ahh you think you're different? That you can handle it? Yes, I remember that feeling. For I was the same.
You wish to finish this war with your honor intact? Stand among the ashes of a trillion dead souls and ask the ghosts if honor matters... The silence will be your answer.
We impose order on the chaos of organic evolution. You exist because we allow it, and you will end because we demand it.