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  • "When due process fails us, we really do live in a world of terror." - JC Denton
  • "The Individual desires judgment. Without that desire, the cohesion of groups is impossible, and so is civilization." - Morpheus
  • "Number One: In 1945, corporations paid 50% of federal taxes; now they pay about 5%. Number Two: In 1900, 90% of Americans were self employed; now it's about 2%... It's called consolidation; strengthen governments and corporations, weaken individuals. With taxes, this can be done imperceptibly over time." - Leo Gold
  • "350 million fortresses in not my idea of "The land of the Free" "- JC Denton
    "It's better than one great big fortress with a corrupt government against it's people" - NSF Soldier
  • "Every war is the result of a difference of opinion. Maybe the biggest questions can only be answered by the greatest of conflicts." - JC Denton

Deus Ex: Invisible WarEdit

  • "All free societys have started with one premise: human nature is cruel, unjust -- a force to be controlled." - JC Denton
  • "Political thinkers of the enlightentment were building a clockwork, we need to assemble a genome," - Paul Denton
  • "The Elite do the real brainwashing - convincing people it's a free market where everyone can suceed if they work hard enough, when in reality it's all controlled  to keep the wealth in the hands of a select few." - Order Seeker

Deus Ex: Human RevolutionEdit

  • "Some think [augmentation] is the end of us all, others think it will lead us to paradise." - Sanghai Prostitute
  • "Arrogance, daring to go beyond the limits imposed upon us, that is exactly what makes us human beings." - Hugh Darrow
  • "They're just afraid of what they don't understand.  That leads to self protection, and defense always leads to offense -- always." - Civilian
  • "The World doesn't care about right or wrong.  It's all about power.  And right now, none of us have it." - Adam Jensen
  • "Sarif was right about one thing: It's in our nature to want to overcome our limits.  think about it:  we were cold, so we harnessed fire.  We were weak, so we invented tools.  Everytime we met an obstacle, we used creativity and ingenuity to overcome it." - Adam Jensen
  • "Technology offers us strength. Strength enables dominance, and dominance paves the way for abuse." - Adam Jensen

Deus Ex: Icarus EffectEdit

  • “A society that can augment itself at will, a human race capable of exceeding its physical limits through the application of technology.  Can you imagine what kind of threat such a thing would be to those who want to control us?.” - Jaron Namir

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