Most of the time, diplomacy works when you sit around a table and talk. Other times, it works better with you ramming a gun into someone else's mouth to help them to agree to your terms faster.
—Mami, Magical Girl Noir Quest
You can get more done with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word.
—Humorist "Professor" Irwin Corey, ca. 1953