->''"All my enemies are becoming my teachers"''
-->--'''Alexander''', "Truth"

->''I was born of the womb of a poisonous spell\\
Beaten and broken and chased from the land\\
But I rise up above it, high up above it and see\\
I was hung from the tree made of tongues of the weak\\
The branches, the bones of the liars, the thieves\\
Rise up above it, high up above it and see\\
Pray to your God, open your heart\\
Whatever you do, don't be afraid of the dark\\
Cover your eyes, the devil's inside\\
One night of the hunter\\
One day I will get revenge\\
One night to remember\\
One day it'll all just end, oh\\
Blessed by a bitch from a bastard's seed\\
Pleasure to meet you, prepare to bleed\\
Rise, I'll rise, I'll rise\\
Skinned her alive, ripped her apart\\
Scattered her ashes, buried her heart\\
Rise up above it, high up above it and see''
-->-- "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zK268TLKCK4 Night of the Hunter]]", '''[[Music/ThirtySecondsToMars 30 Seconds To Mars]]'''

->''Grab the bull by the horns the old adage goes\\
Nobody tells you where to go from there\\
Seems like fate's pulling you\\
Decisions have to be made\\
The best path is the hardest earned\\
Back and forth the struggle consumes us all\\
Trying to keep a level head\\
In the most unsettling of times\\
Today I'll become the bull.''
-->-- "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FCyvV5V8Jo Becoming The Bull]]", '''Music/{{Atreyu}}'''

->''So far forever now alone, a greater punishment on me has been imposed\\
A killer falling from the light, I'll miss my family, I'll never be alright''
-->-- "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxsFtCSOJyc Strength of the World]]", '''Music/AvengedSevenfold'''

->''They say that what you mock\\
Will surely overtake you\\
And you become a monster\\
So the monster will not break you''
-->--[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhmS-uRG9qc "Peace on Earth"]], '''Music/{{U2}}'''

->''I'm about to do it your way\\
I will make your world unsafe\\
I never thought you'd get this far\\
It's insane''
-->--"[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDKBeSMEBlk Murder]]", '''Music/WithinTemptation'''

->''In a soldier's stance, I aimed my hand\\
At the mongrel dogs who teach\\
Fearing not I'd become my enemy\\
In the instant that I preach''
-->--"My Back Pages", '''Music/BobDylan'''

I wanna go home.\\
Take off this uniform\\
And leave the show.\\
But I'm waiting in this cell''
->''Because I have to know\\
Have I been guilty all this time?''
-->--''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lk2x0dbnuPs Stop]]'', ''Music/TheWall'', '''Music/PinkFloyd'''

->''"The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which."''
-->-- ''AnimalFarm'' by '''George Orwell'''

->''"I'm afraid that the Joker may be right about me. Sometimes I.... question the rationality of my actions. And I'm afraid that when I walk through those asylum gates... when I walk into Arkham and the doors close behind me... It'll be just like coming home."''
-->--'''Batman''', ''ComicBook/ArkhamAsylumASeriousHouseOnSeriousEarth''

->''"You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain."''
-->-- '''Harvey Dent''', ''Film/TheDarkKnight''

->''"As long as there is hatred, anyone can become a demon."''
-->--'''[[spoiler:Oersted]] aka Odio''', ''VideoGame/LiveALive''

->''"No matter how strong, for a human to fight a monster means he has submerged his humanity and transformed himself into a greater monster."''
-->-- '''Schierke''', ''{{Berserk}}''

->''"Who could have foreseen this in their wildest imaginings? Of all the {{Green Lantern}}s, of all the protectors of the universe... it is [[TheParagonAlwaysRebels their brightest who turns rogue.]]"''
-->--'''{{SelfDemonstrating/Sinestro}}''', ''Green Lantern #49''

->''"You, therefore, have no excuse, you who [[WhatTheHellHero pass judgement on someone else]], for at whatever point you judge the other, [[HoistByHisOwnPetard you are condemning yourself]], [[NotSoDifferent because you who pass judgement do the same things.]]"''
-->-- '''Paul''', ''Literature/TheBible (New International Version)'', Romans 2:1

->''"It's nice to know that, in battling a monster, the Americans didn't become [[SarcasmMode monsters themselves]]"''
-->--'''Charlie Brooker''' on the death of Osama bin Laden, ''2011 Wipe''

-> '''Awakened Being''': You know... you're the monster... here...\\
'''Ophelia''': Heh. ''[Kills the Awakened Being]''
-->-- ''{{Claymore}}''

->''"This is the horror. In reaction to the foul and insidious prejudice one begins to act like a fascist."''
-->-- '''Roger Mitton''', ''The Cost of Casual Racism''

->''...And what about my team? How many more times will they be able to look into the abyss? How many more times before they won’t ever recover the pieces of themselves that this job takes?...''
-->--Part of '''Hotch''''s voiceover in the final scene, ''Series/CriminalMinds'', "...And Back" (season four finale)

->'''[[ScaryDogmaticAliens Dalek]]:''' [[foldercontrol]]

[[folder: [[Last Of His Kind I am alone in the universe ]]
'''[[TheHero The Doctor]]:''' Yep. (''bitter smile'')\\
'''Dalek:''' [[/folder]]

[[folder: So are you. ]]
(''the Doctor's smile fades'') [[/folder]]

[[folder: [[Not So Different We are the same ]]
'''The Doctor:''' ''We're not the same''! I'm not... no, wait. Maybe we are. You're right, yeah, okay. You've got a point. Because I know what to do. I know what should happen. I know what you deserve. (''[[SlasherSmile sadistic grin]]'') [[IronicEcho Exterminate]]! (''yanks down the shock lever'')\\
'''Dalek:''' [[/folder]]

[[folder: AAAAAAGGGGGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHH! [[Villains Want Mercy Have pity! ]]
'''The Doctor:''' Why should I? [[ShutUpHannibal You never did!]] (''[[ColdBloodedTorture turns it up further]]'')
-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E6Dalek "Dalek"]]

->'''[[TheHero 9th Doctor]]:''' The Daleks have ''failed''. Now finish what I started and make your race extinct. Rid the universe of your filth! [[WhyWontYouDie WHY DON'T YOU JUST]] ''[[WhyWontYouDie DIE]]''!?\\
'''[[LastOfHisKind Dalek]]:''' [[/folder]]

[[folder: ...[[Not So Different You would make a good Dalek ]]
-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[Recap/DoctorWhoS27E6Dalek "Dalek"]]

-> ''"No, John. You are the demons."''
-->-- '''Unknown Radio Voice''', ''Doom: Repercussions of Evil''

->''"You can't break a man the way you break a dog or a horse. [[KneelBeforeZod The harder you beat a man]], [[DefiantToTheEnd the taller he stands]]. To break a man's will, to break his spirit, [[DespairEventHorizon you gotta break his mind]]. Men have this idea that [[LetsFightLikeGentlemen we can fight with dignity,]] that there's a proper way to kill someone. It's absurd, it's an aesthetic: we need it to endure the bloody horror of murder. You must destroy that idea: [[WarIsHell show 'em what a terrible, messy thing it is to kill a man]], and [[BloodKnight then show 'em that you relish in it]]. [[CoupDeGrace Shoot to wound then execute the wounded]], [[KillItWithFire burn 'em]], [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown take them in close combat]]; [[TheDreaded destroy their pre-conceptions of what a man is and you'll become their personal monster]]. When they fear you, you become stronger, you become better, but let's never forget that it's a display, it's a posture, like a lion's roar or a gorilla thumping at his chest. [[BecomingTheMask If you lose yourself in the display, if you succumb to the horror, then you become the monster]]. You become reduced, not more than a man, but less... And that can be fatal."''
-->-- '''The Jackal''', ''VideoGame/FarCry2''

->''"What was that Nietzsche said? 'He who fights drummers should see to it that in the process he does not become a drummer.' Or was it monsters? I dunno, [[AllDrummersAreAnimals same thing really]]."''
-->-- '''Gordon Freeman''', ''Machinima/FreemansMind''

->''"No it had to be drummers, [the tentacles'] a monster, [[{{CompletelyMissingThePoint}} and there's no way I'll end up looking like that thing]]."''
-->--'''Gordon Freeman''' again, ''Machinima/FreemansMind''

->''"I have become the beast."''
-->--[[spoiler:'''Cole [=MacGrath=]''']], ''[[VideoGame/{{Infamous2}} inFamous 2]]''

->''"The appalling thing about fascism is that you've got to use fascist methods to get rid of it. We've all got a bit of it in us, and it doesn't take a lot to bring it to the surface."''
-->-- '''Doctor Fletcher''', ''ItHappenedHere''

->'''Knuckle Joe''': He wasn't a father. He was a weakling.\\
'''Meta Knight''': Good. I am glad. That way, he will not have to see what a monster you have become.\\
'''Knuckle Joe''': What? I am not a monster!\\
'''Meta Knight''': Anyone who abandons his reason, and lives only by hatred, is a monster!\\
'''Knuckle Joe''': Grrr...\\
'''Tiff''': What we do makes us all monsters. Look what you did to Kirby.\\
'''Knuckle Joe''': But I am not a monster!\\
'''Meta Knight''': But you lived by hatred. And hatred is what eNeMeE (Nightmare) loves.
-->-- ''KirbyRightBackAtYa, Episode 19/17''

->''"The meek shall inherit sweet fuck-all. That's what I learned from them sadistic little shits, the [[ChurchMilitant Jesuits.]]"''
-->-- '''Lincoln Red Crow''', ''{{Scalped}}''

->''[[HumansAreBastards "WE ARE THE REAL MONSTERS"]]''\\
''"[[DefiedTrope No, that's the Zombies]]"''
-->-- '''BathroomStallGraffiti''' [[http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/images/nov08/deadaircrops/ded-terminal1bg.jpg]], ''VideoGame/Left4Dead''

->''"And what are we left with? [[OurAngelsAreDifferent Mon]][[GodIsEvil sters]] killing [[OurDemonsAreDifferent monsters]]?"''
-->-- '''Todd [=MacFarlane=]''', on ''{{Spawn}}'''s [[LightIsNotGood depiction of Heaven]].

-> ''"Nah. I'd say it's more a case of a straightforward, honest guy being twisted into a monster by the pressures of society. You know, the old become-the-very-thing-you're-trying-to-fight deal."''
-->-- '''Haruna''', ''MahouSenseiNegima''

->''"Be careful out there Liara. Don't turn into the thing you're hunting."''
-->--'''Commander Shepard''' to '''Liara T'Soni''' during her hunt for the Shadow Broker, ''VideoGame/MassEffect2''

->''But please, bear one thing in mind for me. What have you become, when even nightmares fear you?''
-->-- '''Nessa''', to the PlayerCharacter, ''VideoGame/PathOfExile''

->'''Number Two:''' It doesn't matter which "side" runs the Village.\\
'''Number Six:''' It's run by one side or the other.\\
'''Number Two:''' Oh, certainly, but both sides are becoming identical. What in fact has been created is an international community -- a perfect blueprint for world order. When the sides facing each other suddenly realize that they're looking into a mirror, they will see that ''this'' is the pattern for the future.\\
'''Number Six:''' [[PeoplesRepublicOfTyranny The whole world as the Village]]?\\
'''Number Two:''' That is my dream. What's yours?\\
'''Number Six:''' I'd like to be [[TakeAThirdOption the first man on the moon]].
-->--'''''Series/ThePrisoner''''', "The Chimes of Big Ben"

->''If you stare into the dark, the dark will stare back\\
-->--"Bangers and Mash", '''Music/{{Radiohead}}'''

->'''Trixie:''' “''But you’re the princess!'' You don’t ''need'' any kind of justification! That’s ''your'' Night Court! The nobility are supposed to be an extension of ''your'' will! What they’re doing reflects back on ''you''!”\\
'''Luna:''' “So what you are suggesting is that I should trot out there and begin rounding up ponies I suspect to be corrupt?”\\
'''Trixie:''' "Yes!"\\
'''Luna:''' “And then charge them with the crimes I all but know they have committed, but for which I have no direct evidence?”\\
'''Trixie:''' “''Yes!'' Because you’re the princess! It’s your ''job'' to protect Ponyville from things like this, but right now you don’t seem to be doing all that much, and this…this ''cycle'' thing…!”\\
'''Luna:''' “Shall I pass judgment upon them too? After all, I am the highest authority in the land, on parchment anyway. Perhaps this should be true in reality as well? I am [[PhysicalGod an alicorn, an immortal.]] [[TimeAbyss For millennia have I looked upon the world and seen its course and learned good from evil, right from wrong.]] Who better to pass judgment than I?”\\
'''Trixie:''' “N…well, no, probably not… I mean…just round them up, but send them to courts and give them trials…”\\
'''Luna:''' “Ah, but Trixie. Within the courts would not the nobles have a chance to fabricate evidence in their favor, to simply weasel out of any sentence and so continue to corrupt and debase my Night Court? We are speaking of [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney the richest and]] [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections most influential]] ponies in Equestria. No, it would be ''far'' better if ''I'', in my immortal wisdom, were to pass judgment. Exiles and dungeons for the lot of them. But wherefore should I replace them? Wherefore should I allow the cycle to continue? I can do everything they can do, wouldst thou not agree? Wherefore should I leave it to them? Mayhaps the Night Court be abolished altogether? Perhaps I should instead reign, as is my right, as no mere Princess. What sayest thee to that? Should I crown myself as Equestria’s unchallenged, uncompromised, undimmed ''[[GodSaveUsFromTheQueen Queen]]''?”\\
'''Trixie:''' “You’re not your sister.”\\
'''Luna:''' “But what you are suggesting is the path that [[BizarroUniverse lead Celestia to becoming Corona.]] And it is not merely one step on that path, [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope but rather a headlong gallop down its length.]]”
-->--''At the Grand Galloping Gala'', [[Fanfic/RainbowDoubleDashsLunaverse The Lunaverse]]

->''"And then there are those who operate on the fringes of society. Unburdened by the confines of morality and conscience. A ruthless breed of monsters whose deadliest weapon is the ability to [[DevilInPlainSight hide in plain sight.]] If the people I've come to bring justice to cannot be bound by the quest of absolution, then neither will I."''
-->-- '''Emily Thorne''', ''Series/{{Revenge}}''

->''"Revenge is like a poison. It can - It can take you over. Before you know it, turn us into something ugly."''
-->-- '''Aunt May''', ''[[Film/SpiderManTrilogy Spider-Man 3]]''

-> ''"There will always be those who mean to do us harm. To stop them, we risk awakening the same evil within ourselves..."''
--> '''Captain James T. Kirk''', ''Film/StarTrekIntoDarkness''

->"''You have allowed this dark lord to [[TheCorrupter twist your mind]] until now you have become the very thing you swore to destroy.''"
-->-- '''Obi-Wan Kenobi''', ''StarWars: RevengeOfTheSith''

->''"There is blood on my hands, how long till it lies on my heart?"''
-->-- '''Denam Pavel''', ''Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together''

->''We're going about this the wrong way, '''all''' of us! After countless centuries of fighting ... the Autobots are a '''step''' away from what we were when all this started. And us—the Decepticons have become something '''worse''' than any of us could have '''imagined'''.''
-->--'''Drift''', ''{{Transformers}} Spotlight: Drift''

->''"Kill the spiders and save the butterflies... it's rational until you realize that by striving for it, you become a spider yourself."''
-->--'''Vash the Stampede''', ''{{Trigun}}''

->''How do you fight a monster without becoming one?''
-->--'''Stefan Salvatore''', TheVampireDiaries

->''"The future fascists will call themselves anti-fascists."''
-->-- '''UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill'''

->''"Violence is a disease, a disease that corrupts all who use it regardless of the cause."''
-->-- '''Chris Hedges'''

->''"So that's the Republican's plan: to fight socialism, [[StartXToStopX we must become communists.]]"''
-->-- '''Jon Stewart''', ''Series/TheDailyShow''

->''"As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy."''
-->--'''Christopher Dawson'''

-> ''"Systems in conflict become more similar over time."''
-->-- '''Herman Kahn''', ''Thinking About the Unthinkable''

->'''Miller:''' Cipher sent us to hell - but we're going even deeper - take back everything that we've lost!
->'''[[ProtagonistJourneyToVillain Big Boss]]:''' Kaz... [[HeelRealization I'm already a demon]]...

->''I rambled with the worst of them, fell in love with a harlequin\\
Saw the darkest hearts of men\\
And I saw myself staring back again''
-->--"Bartholomew", '''The Silent Comedy'''

->''Maybe he was a good man once. [[WarIsHell But you fight any war long enough]] and in the end it's going to be hard to remember who you are. He's had too much blood. And maybe too much sand. I'd say he's become everything he set out to defeat.''
-->-- '''Richard''' about '''Tarik''', ''[[Literature/ThePowerOfFive Oblivion]]''

->''“You cannot continue to victimize someone else just because you yourself were a victim once—there has to be a limit."''
-->-- '''Edward Said'''

->''"Justice." Thoros smiled wanly. "I remember justice. It had a pleasant taste. Justice was what we were about when Beric led us, or so we told ourselves. We were King's men, knights, and heroes . . . but some knights are dark and full of terror, my lady. War makes monsters of us all."''

->''"Are you saying you are monsters?"''

->''"I am saying we are human."''
-->-- '''Thoros of Myr''', ''Literature/AFeastForCrows''