->''"You… were always like this, though, weren’t you? So gentle at most times, until you got an idea in your head--then you wouldn’t budge, no matter what people said."''
-->-- '''Raven''' to Priscilla, ''VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe''

->''"My happiness isn't so trivial that it can only be found in a dream!"''
-->-- '''Himiko Se''', ''Manga/VampirePrincessMiyu''

->'''Freddie''' : What does '''plucky''' mean?\\
'''Carly''': I don't know, plump and lucky?"

->"''I know there have been some bad times, but there were some good times too… And I'd really like to protect those good times...''"
-->-- '''Kaname Madoka''', ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''

->"''Your best weapon might be your undying optimism''."
-->-- '''Maxima''' to '''Yuri Sakazaki''', ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters XIII''

->''"Forget about what you can't understand. Focus on what you can do."''
-->-- '''Casca''', giving a final morale boost to the Band of the Hawk during the Eclipse, ''Manga/{{Berserk}}''

->'''Donna:''' "The plucky young girl who helps me out"?\\
'''Doctor:''' ''[posing as a detective]'' No policewomen in 1926.\\
'''Donna:''' I'll pluck ''you'' in a minute.
-->-- ''Series/DoctorWho'', "The Unicorn and the Wasp"

->''"You know, others might find this plucky, never-say-die spirit charming, but it makes me want to ram your head into a fucking wall."''
-->-- '''Film/OutpostBlackSun'''

->''Instead of simply wilting away, I'd rather scatter quickly to the wind--''
->''Anything I can do to keep on wandering!''
->''If I let my heart get swallowed up by these thousands of waves,''
->'' I won't even be able to protect you!''

->''Sound out that definite determination as if it will never die out--''
->''Leaving behind scars that will never be forgotten!''
->''Even now we see that faint afterimage, still unfading;''
->''The world is waiting for the first cry of a new tomorrow!''

-->-- The '''[[http://www.lyrical-nonsense.com/lyrics/trysail/high-free-spirits/#page=English second and third stanzas]]''' to "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LseERBatiSg High Free Spirits]]", the [[AnimeThemeSong opening theme]] for ''Anime/HighSchoolFleet''