Senator Roark
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Senator Roark (Character)
from Sin City (2005)

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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)
Senator Roark: Now, who wants to play?

Johnny: You'd be smart to kill me now.
Senator Roark: [laughs] I'll do far worse than kill you boy.

Johnny: I'm ready for your worst.
Senator Roark: Boy, you don't even want to dream about my worst.

Senator Roark: [poker scene] I favored your mother, she was a whore, and not a very good one.
Johnny: She was an angel.
Johnny: - I'm all in...
Senator Roark: - Call...
Senator Roark: [shows: Four Kings]
Johnny: [shows: Four Aces]
Johnny: See, I told you, I never lose.
Johnny: I beat you, twice. That means I'm better than you are, and everybody knows it because I beat you again. Every time somebody tells this story - and they'll all say they won't tell it but they will - That's the story that will be told, again and again until you're dead... and after you're dead. I beat you forever.
Johnny: And they all know what happens when you do.
Senator Roark: [pulls out gun] Say hello to your mama. She always was a stupid bitch.
[shoots Johnny in the center of his forehead]
Senator Roark: If I could give any young man advice it'd be this: Always wear a rubber.
Senator Roark: Now take out the trash! Let's get back to the game!

Senator Roark: Power is a fragile thing. It tolerates no threat. Defiance must be met with an example of the wages of defiance.
[thugs maim his hands]
Johnny: You'd be smart to kill me now.
Senator Roark: I'll do far worse than kill you.

Senator Roark: Power is as power does.

Senator Roark: I'm holding a gun on you, young lady. The rules are, you pretend there's a chance I *won't* shoot you.

Sin City (2005)
Senator Roark: Tell anybody the truth and they're dead!

Senator Roark: Power don't come from a badge or a gun. Power comes from lying. Lying big, and gettin' the whole damn world to play along with you. Once you got everybody agreeing with what they know in their hearts ain't true, you've got 'em by the balls.

Senator Roark: Evening, Officer. I don't have to introduce myself, do I? You read the papers. This being an election year, you've seen plenty of my picture. You know what I can do. And I'm doing you, Hartigan. Cold and hard, I'm doing you.