-> ''"Taunt him with the license of ink."''
-->-- '''Theatre/TwelfthNight,'''' Act III, scene 2', by Creator/WilliamShakespeare, subjecting this to the JustForFun/ZerothLawOfTropeExamples

->''"Yesterday in this space I used the word ''animosity'' in an instance when I actually meant ''anonymity''. But then, since I was talking about the internet, it still came to the same thing really."''
-->-- '''Paul Gadzikowski''', ''Webcomic/ArthurKingOfTimeAndSpace''

->''"Xbox Live is an online homophobia club for pre-teen Tourette’s sufferers."''
-->-- '''Robert Brockway''', ''Website/{{Cracked}}.com''

->''Put the right [[{{Troll}} troll]] in the right message board or comment section and he can completely destroy any chance of discussion -- he has effectively broken the system for no other reason than personal amusement. It's ego masturbation. It happened so much at ''Popular Science'' that they shut down their comment section. It was as if [[Film/ANewHope a thousand voices cried out the word "fag" and were suddenly silenced.]]''
-->-- '''[[http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-changing-perspectives-that-show-youve-become-adult/#ixzz2g86Afrdv John Cheese]]''', ''{{Website/Cracked}}''

->''"In my time online I've been called 'fag' approximately 104,165 times. I keep an Excel spreadsheet. I've also been called 'asshole' and 'cockweasel' and 'fuckcamel' and 'cuntwaffle' and 'shitglutton' and 'porksword' and 'wangbasket' and 'shitwhistle' and 'thundercunt' and 'fartminge' and 'shitflannel' and 'knobgoblin' and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking 'boring.']] And none of it mattered, because none of those people knew me well enough to really hit the target. I've been insulted lots, but I've been criticized very little. And don't ever confuse the two. An insult is just someone who hates you making a noise to indicate their hatred. A barking dog. Criticism is someone trying to help you, by telling you something about yourself that you were a little too comfortable not knowing."''
-->-- '''David Wong''', "[[http://www.cracked.com/article_15231_7-reasons-21st-century-making-you-miserable.html 7 Reasons the 21st Century is Making You Miserable]]", ''{{Website/Cracked}}''

->''"Can the internet make us better human beings? Judging from Website/YouTube comments, no. And you're gay!"''
-->-- '''[[Series/TheColbertReport Stephen Colbert]]'''

->''"At the most extreme, anonymous ‘trolls’ bully, [[InternetToughGuy threaten and otherwise persecute their victims, spreading fear and despair]]. I’m sure such unpleasant people have always existed, but the internet has given them a voice and a sense of their own destructive power."''
-->-- '''[[http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2307104/Margaret-Thatcher-death-party-This-lack-respect-dead-disturbing-new-low.html#ixzz2jQ5TPY85 The Daily Mail]]'''

->''"...But on the Internet where you can remain anonymous, support for [[SerialKiller Kira]] is growing... Human beings are like that... Though this would probably never come up, suppose we discussed in class whether [[SerialKillerKiller bad people deserve to die.]] 'It's just wrong to kill people,' that's what they're bound to say. Of course, that's the appropriate response to give, right? Human beings must always maintain appearances in public, that's just how we are. But '''this''' is how they really feel."''
-->-- '''Light Yagami''', ''Manga/DeathNote''

->''"I just wish people weren't such snobs. Just play what is fun to you. The Internet is an embarrassment to mankind most days.. But asking the Internet to grow up is like asking water to not be wet."''
-->-- A comment on the ''Destructoid'' preview of ''[=DotA 2=]''

->'''Dilbert:''' ''Tina, why did you call me a'' '' 'flaming'' ''[[SymbolSwearing #@%!!]]'''''?''
->'''Tina:''' ''I'm so sorry. That was my e-mail personality. My real-time personality is kind and gentle.''
-->-- ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}''

->''"The Internet sometimes facilitates dickishness; I don't know why that is, but it is."''
-->-- '''Cliff Bleszinski''' of Creator/EpicGames.

->''"Still, [[{{Jerkass}} Jerk]] is very happy to participate in electronic forums because in cyberspace he is free to be himself...without the risk of getting a real-time [[TalkToTheFist punch in the mouth]]."''
-->-- ''The Flame Warriors site''

->''"Dude, people wouldn't say '''HALF''' the things they say to you on the internet to your '''face'''. Because if they say it to your face, they're within range of your [[TalkToTheFist fist]], or your [[GroinAttack foot]]. Until you can find some way to slap a flamer across the face who could be in the middle of Thailand for all you know..."''
-->-- ''An [[HypocriticalHumor Anonymous]] user on [=FurAffinity=] on the GIFT.''

->''"Technology has allowed us to be brutally cruel without suffering any consequences. In the past, if I wanted to tell someone they sucked, I'd have to say it to their face."''
-->-- '''Jacob Ben Israel''', ''Series/{{Glee}}''

->''Congratulations! You're on your way to becoming a [[{{Troll}} destructive member]] of the Website/YouTube community!''
-->-- '''Creator/DCDouglas:''' ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trhqdaxX1Vw How To Comment On Videos]]''

->''"The internet and the anonymity it grants has made harassment easier. According to several studies, Fisk said, the lack of social cues and perceived lack of consequences afforded online communication also changes the way people treat one another."''
-->-- [[http://www.polygon.com/2013/8/15/4622252/plague-of-game-dev-harassment-erodes-industry-spurs-support-groups This article]] at '''Polygon'''

->''"The Internet is a wonderful place\\
The ability to retrieve information on any subject\\
Or communicate with anybody around the world\\
It's a significant step to world peace\\
And the evolution of the human race--\\
And then you got these assholes who gotta be like\\
"I'm gonna shit all over this precious gift to mankind!"\\
Oh, yeah, the answers are out there\\
But you're gonna have to dig through a '''colossal pile of shit''' to get at them!\\
'''Thank you for ruining the Internet!\\
Thank you for ruining the Internet!\\
Thank you for ruining the Internet!\\
Thank you for ruining the Internet!'''"''
-->-- "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJ2uPX7mIo8 You've Got Male Enhancement]]", ''Music/{{Psychostick}}''

->'''SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}}:''' You know why I love the Internet? Because it's just like me!\\
'''White Box:''' Vulgar, combative and contradictory?\\
'''Yellow Box:''' Overflowing with perversion and stupidity?\\
'''Deadpool:''' Yes, and yes.
-->-- ''VideoGame/{{Deadpool}}''

->''"And now, Real Men of Genius (Real Men of Genius) Today we salute you Mr. Asshat Forum {{Troll}}. (Mr. Asshat Forum Troll!) You barge into any thread, spewing your brain diarrhea like it was relief water for Ethiopians. (Brain Diarrhea!) There aren't enough [[{{Emoticon}} smilies available to illustrate everyone's disdain for you. Rolleyes, red mad face, puking green guy, and the finger dude]] just aren't enough. (Exclamation mark, eleventy one!) No one is [=LOLing=] when you enter the thread. You single-handedly lower the IQ of the Internet with every post you make. (STFU, r'tard!) It takes guts to do what you do, presenting your contrary opinion in the cold harsh light of incontrovertible facts. Here's to you Mr. Asshat Forum Troll. (Mr. Asshat Forum Troll!)"''
-->-- [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HaMOcJfsksI&list=FLM2CFpnQLwo2DUJ6zebbNmA&index=53 "Real Men of Genius: Mr. Asshat Forum Troll" Budweiser ad parody]]

->'''Rule 71:''' ''The internet is'' '''''SERIOUS FUCKING BUSINESS.'''''

->'''Matt Miller:''' ''Don't you get it? [[AGodAmI I'm God in here!]]''
->'''The Boss:''' ''That's just fine, 'cause in the real world, you're just a bitch with a keyboard.''
-->-- ''VideoGame/SaintsRowTheThird''

->'''The Boss:''' ''This is why my kids are never playing video games.''
-->-- ''VideoGame/SaintsRowTheThird''

->''"People like you [[{{Troll}} badmouth me on the Internet]]! But then they behave properly in person... so I can't get mad at them! You no longer get preferential treatment! [[CatchPhrase I'M IN DESPAIR!]] [[NewMediaAreEvil THE INTERNET HAS LEFT ME IN DESPAIR!]]"''
-->-- '''Nozomu Itoshiki''', ''Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei''

->''"On internet messageboards, there is no subject so vile or indefensible that someone won't post positively/in defense of it."''
--> -- '''Skarka's Law''', ''RPG.net''

->''"I get into the costume, and boom, I'm this [[DeadpanSnarker snarky wise-guy]]. Anonymity's '''liberating'''. [[AreYouPonderingWhatImPondering There should be]] '''rooms''' where people go to chat using fake identities. They'd spend hours just being '''jerks''' to each other."''
-->-- ''ComicBook/SpiderMan''

->''"...I absolutely hate this idea of exploiting the Internet to express the shit side of yourself. It eats you up, on one hand, and it may be infectious and dangerous to those who are near, on the other. I'd rather be modestly boring, naively pompous, and politely narcissistic than a thrilling, exciting, over-the-top asshole with an exaggerated disrespect for anybody who does not want to conform to a set paradigm."''
-->-- '''[[http://www.network54.com/Forum/152758/message/1305139249/Some+post-op+thoughts+on+Music+Babble George Starostin]]'''

->''"Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth."''
-->-- '''Creator/OscarWilde'''

->''"[[{{Slogan}} The Internet Makes You Stupid]]"''
-->-- '''Website/SomethingAwful'''

->''"Why is it all the [=MRAs=] and Feminists I know in [[RealLife meatspace]] are reasonable people, but the ones I meet through the internet are all psychopaths?"''
-->-- '''thehorror2''', [[http://www.escapistmagazine.com/forums/read/6.852865-Married-with-Children-as-a-Parody-of-Mens-Rights-Activists?page=1 Married with Children as a Parody of Men's Rights Activists"]], Website/{{Escapist}} Forums

->''"A CB Radio buff never uses his own name. Instead, he uses a made-up name, or "handle", which is supposed to describe him. But, since no one can see him, the "handle" he picks out usually describes him as he wishes others to see him"''
-->-- ''Magazine/{{MAD}}'', ''A Mad Look At CB Radio''

->''"This is coming from personal experience. When I played online games, I didn't like the negativity I got and people telling me 'You're crap. Go away'. So we wanted to focus on the positive aspects of online gaming"''
-->-- '''Yusuke Amano''' on why ''Videogame/{{Splatoon}}'' won't have voice chat

->''"I can be a jerk to anyone I want, because I'm behind a screen in the safety and comfort of my own home!"''
-->-- '''The Internet''', ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingWorldOfGumball''

->''"I'd turn the voice chat on, immediately hear the word "nigger," and turn it off again."''
-->-- '''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation''', ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV GTA Online]]''

->''"I joined a bike race and the host, a much higher level player, immediately closed the invites when I did so, and I quickly realized why. Your prior race performance is summarized to other players as "Won X, Lost Y," but annoyingly, coming first is the only thing that counts as a win, regardless of how many players took part.'' [...] ''And Professor Dipshit here must have deduced that he could pad his stats with an easy win against this less experienced player. Well, I hope he felt cunning in the brief moment before I quit the race in disgust. See, this is what happens when you have score tables in online games! It is a lightning rod for all the twat-sanders who couldn't give a flake of fried jizz about gameplay and just want to cheat their way to the high score because it makes their erection throb as it lays across their motorbike engine like a saveloy on a mailbox."''
-->-- '''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation''', ''[[VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV GTA Online]]'' again

->''"If you’re thinking ‘come on, that doesn’t seem like that big a problem’, congratulations on your white penis."''
-->-- '''Creator/JohnOliver''', ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver'', on online harassment.

->'''Hajime:''' Kaoru. On the internet, morals tend to get looser. That trend is really strong on anonymous sites. \\
'''Kaoru:''' I see. \\
'''Hajime:''' People who enjoy abusing others will troll threads, flame unrelated people, and say heartless things to act like they're big shots or try to act cool on twitter.

->''Next you post your program to the Internet. Thirty seconds later, you receive another crash report. That user entered: fart.\\
You can patch this, too, but you’d really like to understand it first. Was this just, somehow, another honest mishap? You send the user an e-mail: “Why? Why would you enter ‘fart’?”\\
He writes back: “blue.” This is the moment you realize that [[Film/TheDarkKnight some people just want to watch the world burn.]] And nothing is ever the same again.''
-->-- '''Blake Ross''', "[[https://medium.com/@blakeross/mr-fart-s-favorite-colors-3177a406c775#.k1vy64h08 Mr. Fart's Favorite Colors]]"

->''"[=YouTube=] comments: the most cogent written argument for never learning how to read."''
-->-- '''John Oliver''', ''Series/LastWeekTonightWithJohnOliver''

->''me: nobody has to get owned today. please, please put down the keyboard and step back \\
9 year old child: Fuck oyu''
-->-- '''[[https://twitter.com/dril/status/553268372331573248 @dril]]'''

->''"New Rule: Debates held in the Internet 'Comments' section have to make me hate all of humanity less. Here's a recap of every debate ever held in an Internet "Comment" section. Ready? 'Obama's a socialist.' 'Oh, yeah? Bush is a war criminal, fag.' 'Who are you calling a ‘fag,' faggot?' The end. And then, of course, someone chimes in with, 'Ron Paul 2012!' and they call that guy a fag. And then I can't help myself, so I type, 'Gentlemen, gentlemen, please! [[TheInternetIsForPorn This is a porn site]]!'"''
-->-- '''Bill Maher''', ''Series/RealTimeWithBillMaher''