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Colonel Oliver (Character)
from Hotel Rwanda (2004)

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Shake Hands with the Devil (2007)
General Romeo Dallaire: We're going to stay to bear witness to what the rest of the world doesn't want to see.

General Romeo Dallaire: Somebody once said that peacekeeping is not a soldier's job, but only a soldier can do it!

Paul Kagame: They keep changing the rules. They don't want to share power with us. Can't you see they're stalling? We decide to resume hostilities, I'll give you twenty four hours' notice.
General Romeo Dallaire: Is that a warning?
Paul Kagame: No. A promise. But I am warning you. Something terrible is coming. And once it starts, nobody will be able to stop it. I'm afraid many people will die.

General Romeo Dallaire: Nobody told me how damn beautiful it was going to be.

Bangladeshi Commander: This is our encampment, General. These people should not be here, they have no right to be here! Why do they choose to come here?
General Romeo Dallaire: Maybe they believe you'll protect them! Try acting like that's true, Commander. That's an order!

Luc Marchal: I told him, don't do this. I said we are deserting our mission. It's a shameful thing to do.
General Romeo Dallaire: You stayed well beyond your orders, Colonel. Your men are good men. I guess we'll have to survive without you.

General Romeo Dallaire: We're gonna stay to bear witness to what the rest of the world doesn't want to see!


Hotel Rwanda (2004)
Colonel Oliver: We're here as peace keepers, not peace makers.

Colonel Oliver: [explaining why the world will not intervene] You're black. You're not even a nigger. You're an African.

Colonel Oliver: [after telling Paul the West thinks his people are dirt] They're not going to stay, Paul. They're not going to stop the slaughter.