"Jiraiya always praised you. He spoke of you proudly, as if you were his own grandson. He believed you would take his place. He never doubted you would become a great Hokage. He was always watching over you, and even now, he still is, somewhere."
"If you think I'm just a foolish kid ruled by his emotions, that's fine. Following Itachi's path would have been too childish, the whispering of fools who don't know hatred. If anyone else tries to ridicule the way I live, I'll slaughter everyone they ever cared about. And then maybe they'll understand what it's like to taste... a little of my hatred."