Beware the Superman/Quotes

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You want to confront evil? Then get us the @#!* % to the U.N. ...NOW! You saw Superman! You saw an anger that could twist steel! If what happens next happens the only way it can... And you let it... THAT is EVIL!
Pastor Norman McCay to The Spectre, realizing the need to calm down Superman's Unstoppable Rage, "Kingdom Come"
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"Call me a pessimist if you must, but in my mind, had we superhumans among us the world would surely be reduced to a wasteland within months. I'm not a big believer in the good of humanity, I guess. Sure, the current doom and gloom around us plays heavily into my bleak worldview, but this mindset isn't a new one for me. I don't see much altruism in the average man's heart and never have. It's just not in our reptilian/monkey-brain programming. It's all about me-me-me for the average Joe. Everyone has an agenda, and most everyone has a selfish motivation behind his or her actions. If you randomly bestowed superpowers on our population, you'd give these flawed minds the power to inflict their agendas on the world. There are few among us who would stand up to the task of managing the great responsibility that would come with this great power. Sure, there would be pure-hearted and ethical men and women who would try to sway this, but I believe the sheer number of the corrupted would overwhelm them..."
—Rick Remender, The End League
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"The enemy landed on the twelfth day of the harvest. Our armies were crushed on the third month. For three weeks of slavery, we prayed for the Emperor's Angels to save us. On the fourth week, some of us stopped praying. On the eleventh month, only I and a few others prayed. Then the Angels came. Now we pray that they never return."
—Unknown, on the Space Marines; Warhammer 40000.
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What is it that makes us Astartes?

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Our augmentations and battlegear are as nothing compared to the mas­tering of our own fears. It is this that places us above the human race.
The Catechisms Martial, Warhammer 40,000
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"We are Exalted. I have been singled out and empowered by the gods. Specifically, by Luna. Endowed with the power to change my own form, and the responsibility to protect the entire world from its enemies. All Exalted are stronger, tougher, even smarter than any normal human. If we will it so, we do not even bleed. Even the greatest sickness gives me only chills, and the most grievous wounds are healed in mere days. Mortal men and women are bound by society, by culture, by destiny. We are not. It is not my place to follow the normal rules of conduct. It is my place to decide what is right or wrong. That has been granted to me by my goddess, Luna. The Moon. In short, in being Exalted, I have divine endorsement to do whatever I please."
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Lo, I teach you the Superman: he is that lightning, he is that frenzy!
Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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