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Poll: Dark Thoughts

Which of these characters constantly sharing their dark & somber inner monologue with us is your favorite?

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    John Hartigan

    "Aim careful, and look the devil in the eye..."
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    Rick Deckard

    "They don't advertise for killers in the newspaper. That was my profession. Ex-cop. Ex-blade runner. Ex-killer."
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    "I love hitmen. No matter what you do to them, you don't feel bad."
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    "I'm not a killer. I'm just someone who wanted to make things right..."
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    Dwight McCarthy

    "First, we gotta rescue Gail. Then comes the kill. The big, fat kill."
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    Dexter Morgan

    "Tonight's the night. And it's going to happen, again and again. It has to happen..."
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    Hunter S. Thompson

    "There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die." (Suggested by Drvobradi)
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    "...The accumulated filth of all their sex and murder will foam up about their waists and all the whores and politicians will look up and shout "Save us!"... and I'll whisper "no." (Suggested by Ferry_Silitonga)
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    Donnie Darko

    "I hope that when the world comes to an end, I can breathe a sigh of relief, because there will be so much to look forward to." (Suggested by jamesh5)
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    Paul Atreides

    "I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when my fear is gone I will turn and face fear's path, and only I will remain." (Suggested by Drvobradi)
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    "And so I walk through the valley of the shadow of death. Actually, make that "I run through the valley of the shadow of death" - in order to get OUT of the valley of the shadow of death more quickly, you see." (Suggested by cocoken)
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    Tyler Durden

    "Fight Club was the beginning, now it's moved out of the basement, it's called Project Mayhem."
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    Ellis Boyd 'Red' Redding

    "I'd like to think that the last thing that went through his head, other than that bullet, was to wonder how the hell Andy Dufresne ever got the best of him."
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    Sherlock Holmes

    Robert Downey Jr. "Head cocked to the left, partial deafness in ear: first point of attack. Two: throat; paralyze vocal chords, stop scream. Three: got to be a heavy drinker, floating rib to the liver. Four: finally, drag in left leg, fist to patella. Summary prognosis: unconscious in ninety seconds, martial efficacy quarter of an hour at best. Full faculty recovery: unlikely."
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    My name is Turkish. Funny name for an Englishman, I know. My parents to be were on the same plane when it crashed. That's how they met. They named me after the name of the plane. Not many people are named after a plane crash...
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    Henry Hill

    "For as long as I can remember I always wanted to be a gangster..."
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    Travis Bickle

    "Loneliness has followed me my whole life. Everywhere. In bars, in cars, sidewalks, stores, everywhere. There's no escape. I'm God's lonely man..."
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    The Man

    "Turn the right corner in Sin City, and you can find anything..."
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    Sookie Stackhouse

    -"How'd she know what I was thinking?...That's weird."
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    Richard B. Riddick

    "Don't know how many times I've been crossed off the list and left for dead. Guess when it first happens the day you were born, you're gonna lose count. So this, this ain't nothing new." (Suggested by brien1951)
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    Captain Benjamin L. Willard

    "It's a way we had over here for living with ourselves. We cut 'em in half with a machine gun and give 'em a Band-Aid. It was a lie. And the more I saw them, the more I hated lies." (credit to babuandbabu)
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    We wants it, we needs it. Must have the precious. They stole it from us. Sneaky little hobbitses. Wicked, tricksy, false! ... Yes, precious, false! They will cheat you, hurt you, LIE!... You don't have any friends; nobody likes you!...You're a liar and a thief...*Murderer*....Go away!... I hate you, I hate you. (credit to yasin610)
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    Patrick Bateman

    -Look at that subtle off-white coloring. The tasteful thickness of it. Oh my God, it even has a watermark! (credit to harrysabine)