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1st Jan '18 2:24:50 AM jormis29
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* In ''The Glass Key'' by Creator/DashiellHammett, [[TheDragon Ned]] [[AntiVillain Beaumont]] has, "I can take whatever I've got to take."

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* In ''The Glass Key'' ''Literature/TheGlassKey'' by Creator/DashiellHammett, [[TheDragon Ned]] [[AntiVillain Beaumont]] has, "I can take whatever I've got to take."
26th Dec '17 7:16:37 AM Woodrobin
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* With the heroes of ''ComicBook/GreenLantern'', their battles often involve battles of the spirit as well as physical, so when they are hard pressed and derided as weak and worthless in that moment of pressure, a Lantern can often find strength by remembering their BadassCreed, "In Brightest Day/In Blackest Night/No evil shall escape my sight..."

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* With the heroes of ''ComicBook/GreenLantern'', their battles often involve battles of the spirit as well as physical, so when they are hard pressed and derided as weak and worthless in that moment of pressure, a Lantern can often find strength by remembering their BadassCreed, "In Brightest Day/In Blackest Night/No evil shall escape my sight..."sight/Let those who worship evil's might/Beware my power: Green Lantern's light!"
20th Nov '17 9:10:33 PM wolftickets1969
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* Raffi's "Joshua Giraffe", when confronted by a tribe of nasty saviars in his dream:
-->''Nothing can go wrong-o, I'm in the Congo!'' (repeat with increasing speed)
17th Nov '17 5:40:15 AM OptimumTaurus
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* In ''[[Film/RogueOne Star Wars: Rogue One]]'', Chirrut Îmwe believes in the Force, and invokes it through a mantra in the most critical situations to give himself enough courage to accomplish his mission.

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* In ''[[Film/RogueOne Star Wars: Rogue One]]'', Chirrut Îmwe believes in the Force, and invokes it through a mantra in the most critical situations to give himself enough courage to accomplish his mission.mission:
--> I am one with the Force, the Force is with me.
29th Oct '17 4:18:25 PM PaulA
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See also MadnessMantra. Might be used in a MeditationPowerup. May or may not coincide with a CrowningMomentOfAwesome.

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See also MadnessMantra. Might be used in a MeditationPowerup. May or may not coincide with a CrowningMomentOfAwesome.
MeditationPowerup.



-->'''Death the Kid''': "It's all in the way! In the way! In the way! In the way! In the way! In the way! In the way! '''''IT'S ALL IN THE WAY!'''''"

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-->'''Death the Kid''': "It's It's all in the way! In the way! In the way! In the way! In the way! In the way! In the way! '''''IT'S ''IT'S ALL IN THE WAY!'''''"WAY!''



* Sakura from ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'' has her "invincible spell": ''"Everything will be all right". ''
* Another Creator/{{CLAMP}} example can be found in ''Manga/{{xxxHOLiC}}'' (around vol. 4). Wherein Watanuki tries to help the far less confident sister of a set of twins by encouraging her to replace her detrimental borderline MadnessMantra with, "I won't know unless I try!" and then later, [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming "Everything will surely go well."]] [[spoiler: With a little help from Yuko, '''''[[CrowningMomentOfAwesome it works.]]''''']]

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* Sakura from ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'' has her "invincible spell": ''"Everything "Everything will be all right". ''
right".
* Another Creator/{{CLAMP}} example can be found in ''Manga/{{xxxHOLiC}}'' (around vol. 4). Wherein Watanuki tries to help the far less confident sister of a set of twins by encouraging her to replace her detrimental borderline MadnessMantra with, "I won't know unless I try!" and then later, [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming "Everything will surely go well."]] [[spoiler: With " [[spoiler:With a little help from Yuko, '''''[[CrowningMomentOfAwesome it works.]]''''']]''it works'']].



* [[spoiler:Azami]] of the ''Manga/DeadmanWonderland'' series is shown to use one of these. It comes across as both a SurvivalMantra and MadnessMantra: [[spoiler: "I'm all right. I'm all right. I'm all right. I'm all right. '''''I'M ALL RIGHT!!'''''" Poor thing.]]

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* [[spoiler:Azami]] of the ''Manga/DeadmanWonderland'' series is shown to use one of these. It comes across as both a SurvivalMantra and MadnessMantra: [[spoiler: "I'm all right. I'm all right. I'm all right. I'm all right. '''''I'M ''I'M ALL RIGHT!!'''''" RIGHT!!''" Poor thing.]]



* ''Manga/OnePiece'': "Dereshi [[DarkerAndEdgier shi]] [[TheWoobie shi]] [[DownerEnding shi]] [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming shi]]..."

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* ''Manga/OnePiece'': ''Manga/OnePiece'':
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"Dereshi [[DarkerAndEdgier shi]] [[TheWoobie shi]] [[DownerEnding shi]] [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming shi]]..."shi shi shi shi..." %%ZCE - who says this, and why is this an example?



* The titular heroine of ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' chants, "Get off the roof, get off the roof," when the rocket is about to explode. It's both a SurvivalMantra and a CrowningMomentOfAwesome.

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* The titular heroine of ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'' chants, "Get off the roof, get off the roof," when the rocket is about to explode. It's both a SurvivalMantra and a CrowningMomentOfAwesome.



* ''Film/DeepBlueSea'': Starts Biblical ("Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I shall fear no evil. For thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life.") then the blackness kicks in ("Because I carry a big stick and I'm the meanest mother fucker in the valley! Two sharks down, Lord! One demon fish to go! [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Can I get an Amen?]]").

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* ''Film/DeepBlueSea'': Starts Biblical ("Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I shall fear no evil. For thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life.") then the blackness kicks in ("Because I carry a big stick and I'm the meanest mother fucker in the valley! Two sharks down, Lord! One demon fish to go! [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Can I get an Amen?]]").Amen?").



* In ''Film/{{Ted}}'', John and Ted are both [[FearOfThunder scared of thunder]], so [[CrowningMomentOfFunny they sing a foul-mouthed "Thunder Song"]] to deal with it.

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* In ''Film/{{Ted}}'', John and Ted are both [[FearOfThunder scared of thunder]], so [[CrowningMomentOfFunny they sing a foul-mouthed "Thunder Song"]] Song" to deal with it.



** [[CrowningMomentOfFunny "POLKA WILL NEVER DIE!"]]

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** [[CrowningMomentOfFunny %%** "POLKA WILL NEVER DIE!"]]DIE!" %%ZCE - who says this, and why is it an example?



** In the Classic Series' [[Recap/DoctorWhoS26E3TheCurseOfFenric "The Curse of Fenric"]], the Doctor repels an army of vampires who cannot harm those who have faith by [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming reciting the names of his past companions under his breath.]]

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** In the Classic Series' [[Recap/DoctorWhoS26E3TheCurseOfFenric "The Curse of Fenric"]], the Doctor repels an army of vampires who cannot harm those who have faith by [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming reciting the names of his past companions under his breath.]]



* In the Unlimited Blade Works route of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'', [[spoiler: Shirou repeats "it isn't a mistake!" to himself while fighting Archer in order to convince himself that his ideal is worth having.]] Many people consider this scene to be the CrowningMomentOfAwesome for the game.
* In ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry,'' in a scene that is both a TearJerker and CrowningMomentOfHeartWarming, [[spoiler: it is revealed that Maria's Uu-Uu is this. It is magic incantation that is supposed to make Rosa love her.]]
* ''VideoGame/EternalDarkness:'' "This... Isn't... Really... HAPPENING!"

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* In the Unlimited Blade Works route of ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'', [[spoiler: Shirou repeats "it isn't a mistake!" to himself while fighting Archer in order to convince himself that his ideal is worth having.]] Many people consider this scene to be the CrowningMomentOfAwesome for the game.
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* In ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry,'' in a scene that is both a TearJerker and CrowningMomentOfHeartWarming, [[spoiler: it [[spoiler:it is revealed that Maria's Uu-Uu is this. It is magic incantation that is supposed to make Rosa love her.]]
* %%* ''VideoGame/EternalDarkness:'' "This... Isn't... Really... HAPPENING!"HAPPENING!" %%ZCE - who says this, and why is it an example?
22nd Oct '17 5:24:43 AM Snowy66
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* Kirito in the first episode of the ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline'' anime adaptation: ''"I will survive in this world!"''

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* Kirito in the first episode of the ''LightNovel/SwordArtOnline'' anime adaptation: ''"I will survive in this world!"''world!"'', while later in the Fairy Dance Arc during his solo attempt at the World Tree Grand Quest he chants ''"Asuna"'' in a borderline MadnessMantra way.
7th Oct '17 9:29:13 AM AdelePotter
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* In ''Literature/TheWitchlands, Iseult's "Stasis in your fingertips and your toes."

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* In ''Literature/TheWitchlands, ''Literature/TheWitchlands'', Iseult's "Stasis in your fingertips and your toes." "
* In ''Literature/TheHeartsWeSold'', James uses "I chose this" to get him through the rougher parts of working for the Daemon. Later, Dee adopts it.
2nd Oct '17 3:45:09 AM WillBGood
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* In ''Disney/{{Moana}}, whenever the title character runs into trouble on her voyage, she repeats what her grandmother told her to tell Maui when they met: "I am Moana of Motunui! You will board my boat, sail across the sea, and restore the heart of Te Fiti!" [[spoiler:After Maui abandons her, she changes it to, "I am Moana of Motunui! Aboard my boat, I will sail across the sea, and restore the heart of Te Fiti!"]]

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* In ''Disney/{{Moana}}, ''Disney/{{Moana}}'', whenever the title character runs into trouble on her voyage, she repeats what her grandmother told her to tell Maui when they met: "I am Moana of Motunui! You will board my boat, sail across the sea, and restore the heart of Te Fiti!" [[spoiler:After Maui abandons her, she changes it to, "I am Moana of Motunui! Aboard my boat, I will sail across the sea, and restore the heart of Te Fiti!"]]



Nor bid the Stars farewell.''\\

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Nor bid the Stars farewell.''\\''
15th Sep '17 9:23:15 AM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* ''Film/ThePrincessBride:'' "Hello. MyNameIsInigoMontoya. YouKilledMyFather. PrepareToDie. JustForFun/{{Hello}}. MyNameIsInigoMontoya..."

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* ''Film/ThePrincessBride:'' "Hello. "JustForFun/{{Hello}} MyNameIsInigoMontoya. YouKilledMyFather. PrepareToDie. JustForFun/{{Hello}}. MyNameIsInigoMontoya...JustForFun/{{Hello}} MyNameIsInigoMontoya. YouKilledMyFather. PrepareToDie..."
1st Aug '17 8:58:34 PM ShadowBlazer
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* ''Anime/WolfChildrenAmeAndYuki'': As a child, Yuki was known for shifting in and out of her werewolf stasis, particularly when she'd get excited. When it came time for her to start school, Hana gave her a little rhyme to sing to help her remain calm and human. As a teenager Yuki began to mellow out more but in a later scene when she was being confronted by a boy in her class she nervously repeats the rhyme over and over again.
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