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25th Jul '16 10:29:51 AM BunnyStar
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Sometimes a character feels like he is worthless, and does not belong somewhere they value and [[ThenLetMeBeEvil is fit only to be a villain]], no matter how much the idea frightens him.

Eventually, their friends or mentors learn what is troubling him and comfort him saying something along the lines of, "Don't be so hard on yourself. You are better than you think you are, and I'm going to prove it."

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Sometimes a character (usually the protagonist) feels like he is worthless, and does not belong somewhere they value and [[ThenLetMeBeEvil is fit only to be a villain]], no matter how much the idea frightens him.

Eventually, their friends or mentors learn what is troubling him and comfort him saying something along the lines of, "Don't be so hard on yourself. You are better than you think you are, and I'm we are going to prove it."
21st Jul '16 9:50:11 AM BlackSunNocturne
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--> Truth defined by your adversities will defend you,
--> As your powers and all your energies conspire to carry you.

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--> Truth ''Truth defined by your adversities will defend you,
-->
you,\\
As your powers and all your energies conspire to carry you.''



--> Some people think you have a problem
--> But that problem lies only with them
--> Just 'cause you are not like the others
--> And that is why I love you, beautiful freak

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--> Some ''Some people think you have a problem
-->
problem\\
But that problem lies only with them
-->
them\\
Just 'cause you are not like the others
-->
others\\
And that is why I love you, beautiful freakfreak''



--> Don't let them undermine\\

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--> Don't ''Don't let them undermine\\





-->Leave nothing left behind\\


-->So what you waiting for, tell me what you're waiting for?\\
Don't stand by and deny it\\

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\n\n-->Leave \\
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Leave
nothing left behind\\


-->So what you waiting for, tell me what you're waiting for?\\
Don't stand by and deny it\\
behind\\
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Don't stand by and deny it\\
So what you waiting for, tell me what you're waiting for?\\



Let them all be reminded

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Let them all be remindedreminded''



-->You thought by now you'd have it figured out\\

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-->You -->''You thought by now you'd have it figured out\\




-->The slow and simple melody\\

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\n-->The \\
The
slow and simple melody\\



It's alright if you don't know what you need

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It's alright if you don't know what you needneed''
21st Jul '16 4:11:07 AM TheDogSage
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** In "Too Short To Ride", * Amethyst reassures Peridot after the other gem is shown to be insecure about herself and her lack of Gem abilities, saying that they like Peridot for who she is. It's nice because Amethyst's had to deal with the same sort of self-esteem issues herself, and now she's helping others with them.

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** In "Too Short To Ride", * Amethyst reassures Peridot after the other gem is shown to be insecure about herself and her lack of Gem abilities, saying that they like Peridot for who she is. It's nice because Amethyst's had to deal with the same sort of self-esteem issues herself, and now she's helping others with them.
21st Jul '16 4:08:17 AM TheDogSage
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** In "Too Short To Ride", * Amethyst reassures Peridot after the other gem is shown to be insecure about herself and her lack of Gem abilities, saying that they like Peridot for who she is. It's nice because Amethyst's had to deal with the same sort of self-esteem issues herself, and now she's helping others with them.
--->'''Amethyst:''' ''(to Peridot)'' This whole time weíve been here youíve just been focusing on what you canít do, of course youíre not having any fun. You think that all you are is what you could be. But we donít hang out with you because of who you COULD be! We like YOU.
21st Jul '16 1:27:11 AM SpocktorWho
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** Dean gets this again in season eight, when he insists that he be the one to go through a set of trials to close the gates of Hell forever, a task that he imagines will be dangerous and potentially deadly. His reasoning is that Sam is smarter than he is and more capable of having a normal life, so he's the one who should get away from everything and survive, and that will make Dean happy. Sam tells him he's a genius who should want to live, and that Sam [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming believes in him.]]
** Castiel also gets a taste of this in season nine, courtesy of some fellow angels. [[spoiler:With the angels locked out of Heaven and multiple factions engaging in brutal feuds with each other]], Castiel wants the fighting to stop, but is severely disheartened by the actions of his kin and deeply regretful of his own past actions, some of which are actually being used as the current villains' inspiration. Castiel outright states that he is nothing, and when an angel approaches and wants to follow him, he says he's not a leader. He is told that he ''is'' a leader, and more than one angel has shown up wanting to join him.
20th Jul '16 4:30:47 PM siberia82
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* ''Film/XMenFirstClass'' has a repeated line where Charles urges Erik to "be the better man" and work for more than just [[ItsPersonal revenge]]. Erik interprets this somewhat differently than Charles intended.
--> '''Charles''': Thereís so much more to you than you know, not just pain and anger. Thereís good in you too, and you can harness all that. You have a power that no one can match, not even me.

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* ''Film/XMenFirstClass'' ''Film/XMen'':
** ''Film/XMenFirstClass'': It
has a repeated line where Charles urges Erik to "be the better man" and work for more than just [[ItsPersonal revenge]]. Erik interprets this somewhat differently than Charles Xavier intended.
--> '''Charles''': Thereís --->'''Charles''': There is so much more to you than you know, not know. Not just pain and anger. Thereís good in you too, and There is good, too. I felt it. When you can harness access all that. You have of that, you will possess a power that no one can match, not match. Not even me.me.
** ''Film/{{Deadpool 2016}}'': Colossus keeps handing out speeches to this effect almost every time he speaks to Deadpool throughout the movie, [[ShutUpKirk but Deadpool is having]] [[KillHimAlready none of it.]]
20th Jul '16 2:05:57 PM jahman
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** Rukia being able to fix Ichigo's resolve breaks Orihime's confidence. As the person who ended up most badly damaged, she is unable to ease Ichigo's guilt and feels completely useless when Rukia succeeds. Feeling mortified by her own jealousy, especially because she likes Rukia, she finally caves to pressure from Rangiku and confesses how she's feeling. Rangiku resolves the situation by explaining that she's wrong because Ichigo needs both her and Rukia equally, but in different ways.

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** Rukia being able to fix Ichigo's resolve breaks Orihime's confidence. As the person who ended up most badly damaged, she is unable to ease Ichigo's guilt and feels completely useless when Rukia succeeds. Feeling mortified by her own jealousy, especially because she likes Rukia, she finally caves to pressure from Rangiku and confesses how she's feeling. Rangiku resolves the situation by explaining that she's wrong because Ichigo needs both her and Rukia equally, but in different ways.ways; Rukia herself comforts Orihime as well, telling her how valious she is and thanking her for the role she had in her rescue..
19th Jul '16 3:43:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* One of Shepard's favorite social attacks in ''GloriousShotgunPrincess'', where thanks to becoming a Solar Exalted, the already-charismatic hero can convert opponents to her side with a single phrase. Most often "You can be better."

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* One of Shepard's favorite social attacks in ''GloriousShotgunPrincess'', ''FanFic/GloriousShotgunPrincess'', where thanks to becoming a Solar Exalted, the already-charismatic hero can convert opponents to her side with a single phrase. Most often "You can be better."
18th Jul '16 4:05:55 PM Sharysa
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* ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]]'' is a pretty upfront tagline. Why? [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang Because Cord Cai is a Chinese-American gangster,]] who's normally a ''villain.'' The writing details [[BreakTheCutit how much shit]] Cord goes through: His parents are in prison, he went through a lot of gay-bashing (which is worse since he's ''bisexual,'' not gay), and he joined street gangs to cope. While he and his fiance Roland are trying to go clean, [[PlotTriggeringDeath Roland gets shot in a carjacking]] and the PoliceAreUseless, so Cord [[TragicVillain tracks the carjacker down and shoots him because he feels like street justice is the only thing he can count on.]] [[AllThereInTheManual The author's notes]] state that the story is his long journey back from the DespairEventHorizon to acknowledge that he's a superhero, no matter what he calls himself.

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* ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]]'' is a pretty upfront tagline. Why? [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang Because Cord Cai is a Chinese-American gangster,]] who's normally a ''villain.'' The writing details [[BreakTheCutit how much shit]] shit Cord goes through: His parents are in prison, he went through a lot of gay-bashing (which is worse since he's ''bisexual,'' not gay), and he joined street gangs to cope. While he and his fiance Roland are trying to go clean, [[PlotTriggeringDeath Roland gets shot in a carjacking]] and the PoliceAreUseless, so Cord [[TragicVillain tracks the carjacker down and shoots him because he feels like street justice is the only thing he can count on.]] [[AllThereInTheManual The author's notes]] state that the story is his long journey back from the DespairEventHorizon to acknowledge that he's a superhero, no matter what he calls himself.
18th Jul '16 4:05:08 PM Sharysa
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* ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]]'' is a pretty upfront tagline. Why? [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang Because Cord Cai is a Chinese-American gangster,]] who's normally a ''villain.'' The writing details how much shit Cord goes through: His parents are in prison, he went through a lot of gay-bashing (which is worse since he's ''bisexual,'' not gay), and he joined street gangs to cope with it. While he and his fiance Roland are trying to go clean, [[PlotTriggeringDeath Roland gets shot in a carjacking]] and the PoliceAreUseless, so Cord [[TragicVillain tracks the carjacker down and shoots him because he feels like street justice is the only thing he can count on.]] [[AllThereInTheManual The author's notes]] state that the story is his long journey back from the DespairEventHorizon to acknowledge that he's a superhero no matter what he calls himself.

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* ''[[{{WebOriginal/Takotsubo}} Takotsubo: The story of a superhero]]'' is a pretty upfront tagline. Why? [[GenericEthnicCrimeGang Because Cord Cai is a Chinese-American gangster,]] who's normally a ''villain.'' The writing details [[BreakTheCutit how much shit shit]] Cord goes through: His parents are in prison, he went through a lot of gay-bashing (which is worse since he's ''bisexual,'' not gay), and he joined street gangs to cope with it.cope. While he and his fiance Roland are trying to go clean, [[PlotTriggeringDeath Roland gets shot in a carjacking]] and the PoliceAreUseless, so Cord [[TragicVillain tracks the carjacker down and shoots him because he feels like street justice is the only thing he can count on.]] [[AllThereInTheManual The author's notes]] state that the story is his long journey back from the DespairEventHorizon to acknowledge that he's a superhero superhero, no matter what he calls himself.
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