Of Leaders and Men
Barney Gumble: An election!? That's one of those deals where they close the bars, isn't it?
Mr. Burns: This anonymous clan of slack-jawed troglodytes has cost me the election, and yet if I were to have them killed, I would be the one to go to jail. That's democracy for you.
Smithers: You are noble and poetic in defeat, sir.
Homer: Kids, kids. I'm not going to die. That only happens to bad people.
Bart: What about Abraham Lincoln?
Homer: He sold poisoned milk to school children.
A Noble Spirit Embiggens the Smallest Man - inscription from the plaque on the statue of Jebediah Springfield.
Corruptus in Extremis - the town motto of Springfield
Mr Burns: I want you all to think of some inspiring thing someone else may have told you in the course of your lives and go out there and win. - to his plant softball team.
Marge: I guess one person can make a difference. But most of the time, they probably shouldn't.