[[folder:Anime & Manga]]

->This fight... it is far from over. We are the generals. Protect her while I attack. I am the raiding party, I will destroy the enemy camp.
-->-- '''Guts''', ''Manga/{{Berserk}}''

->For sure, one Mazinger-Z may be hiding no less than 5% of the total combat strength of the world's major military powers!
-->-- '''Kouji Kabuto''', ''Anime/MazingerZ''

->'''Marine soldier''': Hey, Straw Hat! Where's your army? Enies Lobby's forces number in ten thousands!\\
'''Luffy:''' Yeah... and I'm alone. GET OUT OF MY WAY!
-->-- ''Manga/OnePiece''

->I'm going to hit all the battle fronts at the same time and turn the tide!
-->-- '''Naruto''', ''Manga/{{Naruto}}''

[[folder:Comic Books]]
->'''[[StarterVillain Centurion Caius Bonus]]''': What happened to you? Were you attacked and outnumbered?\\
'''Legionary 1''': Well... not exactly "out-numbered"...\\
'''Legionary 2''': They were one...\\
'''Legionary 3''': ... [[PintSizedPowerhouse and not very tall, with that]].
-->-- ''ComicBook/{{Asterix}}''

[[folder:Fan Works]]
->From one, a moving image sprang forth. A rapidly-moving figure, tearing through the machinery and soldiers of a well-equipped army. Just one man against a horde, and within minutes, that man had won.
-->-- ''Fanfic/HellsisterTrilogy''

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
->'''Loki:''' I have an army.\\
'''[[ComicBook/IronMan Tony Stark:]]''' We have a ''[[ComicBook/IncredibleHulk Hulk]]''.
-->-- ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}''

->'''Teasle:''' Are you telling me that 200 of our men against your boy is a no-win situation for us?\\
'''Trautman:''' You send that many, don't forget one thing.\\
'''Teasle:''' What?\\
'''Trautman:''' A good supply of body bags.
-->-- ''[[Franchise/{{Rambo}} First Blood]]''

->My god. Do we really suck or is this guy really that good?
-->-- '''Karl Hertz''', ''Film/ShootEmUp''

->"We called him 'Baba Yaga.' (...) John was not the boogie-man. He was the guy you sent to ''kill'' the fucking boogie-man. John is a man of intense focus. Conviction. Sheer will. I once saw him kill three men in a bar fight [[ThePenIsMightier with a pencil.]] [[PunctuatedForEmphasis A. Fucking. Pencil.]] One day, he tells me he wants out. It was over a woman, of course. [[SuicideMission So I gave him an impossible task; a job no one could have pulled off....]] The bodies he buried that day laid the foundation of where were now. And, my son, a few days after his wife dies, [[BullyingADragon you steal his car... and kill his fucking dog.]]"
-->--'''Viggo''', ''Film/JohnWick''

->There are names among us who are worth more than a thousand mail-clad knights apiece.
-->--'''Gandalf the White''', ''[[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings The Return of the King]]''

->As battles go, [[CurbStompBattle it was one of the most one sided,]] because that side belonged to [[CulturedBadass Wee Mad Arthur.]] There were only a dozen or so guards on the plantation, because starving creatures in chains do not, as a rule, fight back. And they never knew who they were fighting. It was some kind of force that sped backward and forward across the ground and then up your trouser leg, leaving you in no heart whatsoever for fighting or, for that matter, anything else.\\
Punches came out of nowhere. Those who ran were tripped. Those who didn't were left unconscious, It was, of course, an unfair fight. It generally is if you are fighting even one Nac mac Feegle, even if you are a platoon.
-->-- ''Discworld/{{Snuff}}''

->I don't call [[[KnightInShiningArmor Michael]]] the Fist of God as a pet name, folks.
-->-- '''Harry Dresden''', ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles''

->I'm the leader of the Shamba Freedom Forces. In fact, I'm the entire army.
-->-- '''Emile Antoon Khadaji''', ''[[Literature/MatadorSeries The Man Who Never Missed]]''

->The Lord Ruler held her face close to his own, looking into her eyes. In that moment, she knew the truth. She could see a piece of him; she could sense his power. His... godlike power. He wasn't worried about the skaa rebellion. Why would he have to worry? If he wished, he could slaughter every person in the city by himself. Vin knew it to be the truth. It might take him time, but he could kill forever, tirelessly. He need fear no rebellion.
-->-- ''[[Literature/MistbornTheOriginalTrilogy Mistborn: The Final Empire]]''

->'''Sadeas:''' We need to get you some [[PoweredArmor Shards]], my friend.\\
'''Dalinar:''' To protect me?\\
'''Sadeas:''' Protect you? Storms, Dalinar, at this point I'm not certain a ''rockslide'' could kill you. No, it just makes the rest of us look bad when you accomplish what you do while practically unarmed!
-->-- ''Literature/{{Oathbringer}}'' (third book of ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive'')

->'''David Fairfax''': So, what have you destroyed today?\\
'''Shane "Scarecrow" Schofield''': I've flooded a Typhoon-class submarine, leveled a building, and launched a ballistic missile to destroy a maintenance facility.\\
'''David Fairfax''': Slow day, huh?
-->-- ''[[Creator/MatthewReilly Scarecrow]]''

->Two [[OurElvesAreBetter elves]], headed for Liesse. The damage even two of those could do... A dozen elven foot soldiers could wipe out a company of soldiers without losing a single man, if they felt the inclination. A single [[EliteMook Emerald Sword]] could do the same [[ExcuseMeWhileIMultitask without even paying attention. ]]
-->-- ''Literature/APracticalGuideToEvil''

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
->'''Daredevil''': Tell me. Tell me who [[VigilanteMan they]] are...\\
'''Criminal''': No "they". ''Him''. It's ''one'' [[ComicBook/ThePunisher man]].
-->--''Series/{{Daredevil 2015}}''

->'''Cyber Leader''': We have five million Cybermen. How many are you?\\
'''Dalek Sec''': Four.\\
'''Cyber Leader''': You would destroy the Cybermen with four Daleks?\\
'''Dalek Sec''': We would destroy the Cybermen with '''one''' Dalek!
-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho: Doomsday''

->'''[[ChurchMilitant Octavian]]''': You promised me an army, Doctor Song.\\
'''River Song:''' No, I promised you the equivalent of an army. This is the Doctor.
-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', "The Time of Angels"

->'''Lucius:''' There are painted barbarians up there. They outnumber us. There is a beast of darkness that laid waste to an entire legion in less than an hour. No one man can make a difference to that.
->'''Bill:''' Maybe that's what you don't learn when you think it takes five thousand highly trained soldiers to slaughter a bunch of Scottish farmers. Yes, one man can. And he's here.
-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', "The Eaters of Light"

->"No power in the 'Verse can stop me."
-->-- '''[[WaifFu River Tam]]''', ''Series/{{Firefly}}''

->'''Dr. Beckett''': ''(looking at a life-signs detector)'' These dots don't tell us much about who's who. How do we know which one's the Major?\\
'''Lt. Ford''': He'll be the dot getting rid of the other dots.
-->-- ''Series/StargateAtlantis'', [[Recap/StargateAtlantisS01E11TheEye "The Eye"]]

->'''[[BigBad Cottonmouth]]''': [[ThisMeansWar You wanna go to war? I'll take you to war.]]\\
'''Luke Cage''': You don't have enough people. This mob's not deep enough.
-->-- ''Series/LukeCage2016''

->'''Will''': Shit! Four guards!\\
'''[[ActionGirl Sun]]''': [[PreAssKickingOneLiner Is that all?]]
-->-- ''Series/{{Sense8}}''

->I'm gonna fight 'em off\\
A seven-nation army couldn't hold me back
-->-- '''Music/TheWhiteStripes''', "Seven Nation Army"

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
->853.M41. During the decisive moments of the Battle of Steel Cross, Captain Cortez single-handedly slew the Ork Warlord and his entire bodyguard. Cortez had managed to disarm the Ork leader with a twist of his torso after the Ork's sword had become embedded in his ribs.\\\
867.M41. Despite suffering seventeen wounds, including a stabbing wound puncturing one of his hearts, and two serious wounds from enemy heavy weapons, Captain Cortez managed to break through Eldar lines and complete his mission successfully.\\\
892.M41. Captain Cortez defended the breach in Fortress Maladon's wall for twenty-one hours of constant fighting despite overwhelming odds and the loss of his whole squad to several enemy attacks.\\\
903.M41. Captain Cortez fought through the entire Kardian six week campaign without supplies after they had been lost to enemy fire during deployment. He attributed his survival to the Emperor's benevolence which nourished his body better than any food or drink would have.
-->-- Extract from the record of Captain Cortez of the Crimson Fists, page 447 of 512, ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}''

[[folder:Video Games]]
->GOD! How hard is it to kill ''one'' Vault Hunter and a walking slab of meat?!
-->-- '''Handsome Jack''', ''VideoGame/{{Borderlands 2}}''

->'''Soldier''': You're going up against a whole ship by yourself?\\
'''Havoc:''' Yeah, doesn't seem fair, does it? [[IAmNotLeftHanded Maybe I'll shoot]] [[MythologyGag left-handed.]]
-->-- ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRenegade''

->He's/She's unstoppable! No mortal could slaughter our brethren with such ease!
-->--'''Coven Member''' about '''[[PlayerCharacter the Nephalem]]''', ''[[VideoGame/{{DiabloIII}} Diablo III]]''

->Are you expecting me to believe that ''one'' elf did [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge all of that]]?
-->-- ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins''

->'''[[PlayerCharacter Warden-Commander]]''': They sent a dozen [[TheOrder Wardens]] to fight an ''army''?\\
'''[[TheGoodChancellor Seneschal Varel]]''': [[CallBack Oh, it took only three Wardens]] to end a CivilWar and [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu kill an]] [[EldritchAbomination Archdemon]]. A dozen is extravagant.
-->-- ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOriginsAwakening''

->Doesn't the enemy value their officers? If so, they shouldn't be sending them to fight me!
-->-- '''Zhong Hui''', [[CatchPhrase upon defeating enemy officers]], ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors 7''

->'''[[PlayerCharacter The Dragonborn]]:''' What's the plan?\\
'''Hadvar:''' First we're going to take out their sentry, then we'll situate ourselves overlooking the camp. Next, you'll infiltrate their position and get their attention while we hit them with a barrage of arrows. With a bit of luck, we'll catch them completely off-guard and even the odds a little.\\
'''The Dragonborn:''' [[PreAssKickingOneLiner I have a better plan. You wait here, and I'll take care of it]].
-->-- ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim''

->[[ClusterFBomb Why is that fucking soldier still fucking alive? Just someone fucking]] [[WhyDontYaJustShootHim shoot him already!]]
-->-- '''Colonel Vanek''', ''[[VideoGame/FirstEncounterAssaultRecon FEAR 2]]''

->I once defeated a hundred knights single-handedly. To me, you two are nothing more than insects.
-->-- '''Beatrix''', ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX''.

->'''Basilio:''' They're swatting our troops like flies!\\
'''Flavia:''' Is it some kind of elite cavalry? No, wait... [[OhMyGods Gods!]] It's just one man!
-->-- ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening''

->'''Jim Rhodes''': You're not a soldier.\\
'''Tony Stark''': Damn right I'm not. I'm an army.
-->-- ''ComicBook/IronMan: The Video Game''

->'''Prazza''': Likely story; no organization would commit so many ressources to [[BackFromTheDead bring back]] [[PlayerCharacter one soldier]].\\
'''Tali''': You haven't seen Shepard in action, Prazza. Trust me; it was money well-spent.

->[[PlayerCharacter Shepard]] [[CurbStompBattle won't go down!]]
-->-- '''Project Guard''', ''VideoGame/MassEffect2''

->'''Maya Brooks:''' You just killed a hundred guys with a ''pistol!''\\
'''Shepard:''' Well... yes that did happen.
-->-- ''VideoGame/MassEffect3'', Citadel DLC

->What do you mean, "He's unstoppable?" You are superior to him in every way that counts. You are better trained, better equipped, you outnumber him at least 20 to 1. ''Do... your... job!''
-->-- '''Nicole Horne''', ''VideoGame/MaxPayne''

->Reinforcements? [[IAmTheNoun I]] ''[[IAmTheNoun am]]'' [[IAmTheNoun the reinforcements.]]
-->-- '''Ashley Riot''', ''VideoGame/VagrantStory''

->Gods... Is he even human? He fights with the strength of a brigade...
-->-- '''Hardin''' reacts to the above, ''VideoGame/VagrantStory''

->"You have to do something, or he's gonna kill us all!"
-->-- '''Villager''', in reaction to Leon S. Kennedy arriving in the village, ''VideoGame/ResidentEvil4''

->''"I commend you for [[HoldTheLine holding the line]] alone. But you realize this means you'll ''die'' alone..."''
-->-- '''Megatron''', when there's only one enemy left in escalation, ''VideoGame/TransformersRiseOfTheDarkSpark''

->'''Stone''': Blackstone! Where's our reinforcements?
->'''The Warden''': I'm it!

->'''Ghost''': Zavala, there's an entire battalion of Cabal troops protecting the drill!
->'''Zavala''': What is a battalion to you, [[DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu one who has slain gods]] in the [[GardenOfEvil heart of the Black Garden?]]
-->--''Videogame/Destiny2'', [[note]]Possible dialogue during the Inverted Spire strike[[/note]]

[[folder:Web Animation]]
->'''[[spoiler:Kary-08]]''': You really think of this as a real fight, don't you? I'm just having fun before I take both of you out.
->'''Xero''': Take out both of us? You and what army?
->'''[[spoiler:Kary-08]]''': Army...? Silly boys... '''I need no army!'''
-->--''WebAnimation/XionicMadness'', Episode 4-1

->You know how in most {{FPS}}s you're some sort of hybrid of man and refrigerator who can take an entire munitions dump to the face, while the enemies all have armor made of whip cream and skulls made of cake?
-->--'''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation''', ''{{VideoGame/STALKER}}: Clear Sky''

->Back me up and I'll cut a path through these guys. Wait, did I say "path?" I mean a five-lane blacktop highway with a two-lane service road - and I'm packing a fistful of tokens and a radar detector.
-->-- '''[[HeroicComedicSociopath Belkar Bitterleaf]]''', [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome cutting down an army of thieves]], ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick''

[[folder:Web Original]]
->Throughout this campaign, [[UsefulNotes/SimoHayha Häyhä]] basically just ran around doling out [[BoomHeadshot head-shots]] like the ice cream man gives out Dove bars on a hot sunny day in the Sahara desert. His personal best was fucking twenty-five kills in a single day. That's like an entire baseball team!
-->-- '''Website/BadassOfTheWeek''', on [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/hayha.html Simo Häyhä]]

->[[[Literature/TheBible Samson's]]] whole story involves a feud with the Philistines, people who lived in part of what is now Israel and embraced the [[CosmicPlaything long tradition of going to war with the Jews]]. Or, specifically, the Philistines went to war against just Samson. And they pretty much lost.
-->-- '''Website/{{Cracked}}''', [[http://www.cracked.com/article_15699_the-9-most-badass-bible-verses_p3.html "The Nine Most Badass Bible Verses"]]

->Hmm. I just thought of a paradox. Maybe the more people I kill, the ''less'' likely I am to be the fall guy. Because sure, they could say I killed five or ten people, but can they really pin dozens, and ''dozens'', of armed military personnel on me?
-->-- '''[[VideoGame/HalfLife Gordon Freeman]]''', ''Machinima/FreemansMind''

->Do I have to kill ''everyone'' around here myself?! Gah, lead by example... can't delegate anything... Y'know, being a one man army [[DeconstructedTrope isn't actually something you aspire to]]. You say that because it sounds badass, not because you literally want to function as an entire army. But, what are my options? Do everything myself, or just ''die''.
-->-- '''[[VideoGame/HalfLife Gordon Freeman]]''', ''Machinima/FreemansMind''

->'''Ryan:''' You came at me with an army!\\
'''Geoff:''' You ''are'' an army!
-->-- ''Creator/AchievementHunter'''s ''[[LetsPlay/AchievementHunterMinecraftSeries Let's Play Minecraft]]'' series, [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka4UhNF8MfI Episode 77]]

->"But after the world's most oppressive crime, he [John Wick] will turn the entire world into a game of ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty''... on [[CurbStompBattle the easiest difficulty]]."
-->--''WebVideo/HonestTrailers'' of Film/JohnWick

[[folder:Western Animation]]
->'''Zuko''': Where is my uncle!?\\
'''Guard''': He busted himself out... I've never seen anything like it, he was like a OneManArmy!
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''

->Escape? I didn't escape! ''Everyone else escaped!''
-->-- '''Bumi''', ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''

->'''Alan Albright''': I guess you too are a monster.\\
'''Ben Tennyson''': Well, technically, [[VoluntaryShapeshifting I am a whole bunch of monsters]].
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/Ben10AlienForce''

[[folder:Real Life]]
-->-- '''Captain Bill [=MacDonald=]''' of the Texas Rangers