Jormungand paints a dark, cruel, realistic image of what it’s like to be an arms dealer.
You go around selling weapons from country to country, negotiating with warlords, politicians and people with a dark agenda.
Even if you haven’t watched this anime series yet, the powerful quotes will grab your attention. So let’s dive right into them…
#1 – Koko Hekmatyar Quotes
“Put a steel mask on your face and armor on your heart.” – Koko Hekmatyar
When your life is as dark as Koko’s, putting on a steel mask is the best way to hide your weakness.
But that only makes the burden harder to carry.
“Remember what you said before? A normal person with a gun will wind up doing something he never thought himself capable of? No one in this world can truly hold himself separate from violence. Guns are literally within reach of anyone. Sadly that’s where we put our faith, in bullets rather than human kindness.”- Koko Hekmatyar
This Jormungand quote paints the sad reality of the world we live in. But it’s straightforwardness is also refreshing.
“I hate humans. I find the thought that I’m from the same species to be depressing.” – Koko Hekmatyar
“Kindness is weakness. Your weakness will delay the trigger by a moment. This world doesn’t treat kindness kindly.” – Koko Hekmatyar
“Modern-day saints carry assault rifles, and spread the word of God with their bullets.” – Koko Hekmatyar
A powerful metaphor with some level of truth to it.
“Weapons are used by soldiers on the battlefield. If you have never used them yourself, you have no idea what you’re selling.” – Koko Hekmatyar
You can’t understand things you’ve never experienced for yourself.
“People who kill too much, turn into dragons one day. Beasts that rule the land atop piles of money and fly the skies with authority. They become more and more violent, until they can no longer understand the language of men. We cannot allow dragons to remain in this world, even though we are the ones from which they are spawned. To slay a dragon is the greatest of honors.” – Koko Hekmatyar
One of Koko’s darkest, truest quotes.
#2 – Jonathan Mar Quotes
“When the hunger seemed to kill me, I was wondering if the world hates me. I can’t explain it, but I still love the world.” – Jonathan Mar
“Even peaceful people, given a gun, can go crazy. Afterwards they can’t even understand what led them to do it.” – Jonathan Mar
Even peaceful people, if influenced by the wrong circumstances.
“A state of the art fighter jet just like that one killed my parents with it’s payload of high tech bombs. There are those who invent new weapons, those who manufacture them, those who sell them, and those who use them. I will hate them for all eternity.” – Jonathan Mar
“It seems I’m better at taking lives away than saving them.” – Jonathan Mar
“There are so many weapons scattered across my path that it makes me wonder if this world is made of little more than lead and gunpowder.” – Jonathan Mar
Which Jormungand quote can you add to this list?