Alphonse Elric: Brother, it turns out the Philosopher's Stone may very well be real. But all the clues we need to finding it are off limits to everyone except State Alchemists. Since I no longer have a mortal shell, I can't feel the terror you felt, thinking you were going to die. It must have been very painful and lonely. I want my body back Brother. I want to be able to feel what you felt, to feel human again. If we find the Philosopher's Stone, I can have that. Edward Elric: When I was certain he was going to kill me, my mind went blank, and I didn't have any hope anymore. All I could do was scream my lungs out. I felt so helpless, I couldn't even bring myself to believe someone might save me. And then you showed up Al, and I realized that if we don't take care of each other then no one else will. So I'll do anything in my power to get our bodies back, even if it means being the militaries lap dog. And we'll just have to hope our powers are good enough to help us rise above our own limits. Because we're not Gods, we're humans, tiny insignificant humans. Who couldn't even save a little girl. Greed: Who are you? Izumi Curtis: Pissed off! Alphonse Elric: Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return. To obtain, something of equal value must be lost. That is alchemy's first law of equivalent exchange. In those days, we really believed that to be the world's one and only truth. Roy Mustang: You can call me Roy Mustang. Or just Lieutenant Colonel. Hell, you can call me the Flame Alchemist. Whatever you do, remember the pain. Edward Elric: [speaking through a speakerphone he created] Attention, Gun-toting extremists! You hear me alright? Or did you blow your ears out playing target practice? Gunman #1: What the hell... is that? Edward Elric: Let the hostages go! You've got no right to drag these travelers into your personal politics! Bald: You're one of Mustang's secret agents, aren't you? Interfere and I'll kill these hostages, one by one. Edward Elric: You're just itching to draw blood, aren't you? Alright! [a large pipe appears through the door] Gunman #2: Looks like... a pipe. Edward Elric: Okay, passengers! Hold onto your seats, and get ready for some turbulence! Roy Mustang: Maes Hughes - Killed in Action, and promoted two ranks for it. Brigadier General Hughes. You were supposed to work under me, help to push me to the top. Now here you are surpassing me in the ranks. I don't know what's more absurd - you or the State.
: [to Magwar, in response to imposter Elric brothers] I told ya before, let's take care of those kids first. It's been a while since I've killed anyone. I kinda miss it. [his eye turns to Magwar with a sick, scary grin] Edward Elric: You wanna watch? [after blowing open wall of Lab 5] Scar: Full Metal Alchemist! Take your brother and get out of here! Edward Elric: I don't need your help! Scar: Maybe not, but your younger brother needs you. Edward Elric: Let's go! Number 48, Slicer: Older Broher: No, you don't understand. You must destroy us. Slicer: Young Brother: He's right. You must destroy us. There is nothing for the defeated but death that is our rule. Edward Elric: I'm not killing anyone. That's not what I do. Number 48, Slicer: Older Broher: You're too kind with your words. Calling us anyone, not anything. As if we could still be called human in this twisted state. I didn't say kill, I said destroy. Destroy these thing's we've become. Edward Elric: To do that, I'd have to admit you weren't human. And for me to do that, I'd have to admit the same of my brother and I can't do that. Number 48, Slicer: Older Broher: He's your brother. Roy Mustang: [stops in the hall and strikes a pose] That day all female officers will be required to wear tiny miniskirts! Jean Havoc: [falls to his knees with a nosebleed and rubs his face on Mustang's leg] You're a miracle, Mustang! I'll follow you forever! Roy Mustang: Yes. Colonel Roy Mustang: What are you doing all of a sudden? Lieutenant Lisa Hawkeye: You're useless in the rain, so please stay back, Colonel. Colonel Roy Mustang: Don't look so gloomy. Lieutenant Lisa Hawkeye: Your plan was perfect, but because I didn't make it in time... Colonel Roy Mustang: There is no such thing as perfection. This world itself is imperfect. [runs a hand through her hair] Colonel Roy Mustang: That's what makes it so beautiful. Maes Hughes: Hey, I've got a message from Roy. Edward Elric: You mean the Colonel? Maes Hughes: He said, [dropping his voice lower to imitate Mustang] Maes Hughes: "Don't die under my command, you're enough of a pain without the paperwork." That was it. Edward Elric: Tell him fine, there's no way I'm dying before you do, you morally bankrupt Colonel with a God complex. Alphonse Elric: [sitting in a crate at a train station]
What could I do? I'm empty armor with half my pieces missing. If I had said, "Don't move me, I'm with Elric." What would they have done?