->''"Paranoids are only people who imagine responsibly."''
-->-- '''New Old Saying'''

[[folder: Comic books ]]

->''"Remember: A Paranoid is simply someone in possession of all the facts."''
-->-- '''Spider Jerusalem''', ''ComicBook/{{Transmetropolitan}}''

->''"Where I come from, paranoia is just another word for 'not dead yet'."''
-->-- '''Kremlin''', ''ComicBook/ExMachina''


[[folder: Film--Live action ]]

->''"Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get you."''
-->-- '''Spike Logan''', ''Film/KillerElite''

->''"You know what, Grady? Some people think I'm [[CrazyPrepared overly prepared]], paranoid, maybe even [[CrazyAwesome a little bit crazy]]...but they never met any pre-Cambrian lifeforms, did they?"''
-->-- '''[[CrazySurvivalist Burt Gummer]]''', ''Film/Tremors2Aftershocks''

->''"I ''always'' think ''everything'' could be a trap. Which is why I'm still alive."''
-->-- '''Prince Humperdinck''', ''Film/ThePrincessBride''

->''"Paranoia is just reality on a finer scale."''
-->-- '''Philo Gant''', '''''Film/StrangeDays'''''


[[folder: Music ]]

->''"Are there any paranoids in the audience tonight?! Is there anyone here who's ''weak''? Heheheheh, pathetic. This song's called 'Run Like Hell'."''
-->-- '''Music/RogerWaters''', ''OnceAnEpisode; live performances of '''Music/TheWall''' in TheEighties''


[[folder: Literature ]]

->''"It's one thing to believe that everyone is out to get you. Quite another when it's actually true."''
-->-- '''''Literature/TheZombieSurvivalGuide'''''

->''"A paranoiac, my friend... is a person who has gone crazy in the most intelligent, well-informed way, the world being what it is."''
-->-- '''Creator/KurtVonnegut, ''Look At The Birdie'''''

->''"Fear is what keeps a man alive in this world of treachery and deceit."''
-->-- '''[[DangerouslyGenreSavvy Roose Bolton]]''', ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''

->''"I live in a paranoid world. But just because I'm paranoid doesn't mean I don't have enemies. I have ''real'' enemies. Enemies that would freeze your blood if you only knew."''
-->-- '''Marco''', ''Literature/{{Animorphs}}: The Predator''

->'''Leif:''' You're the most paranoid man I've ever met.\\
'''Atticus:''' I'm also the [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld longest-lived]] man you've ever met.
-->--''[[Literature/IronDruidChronicles Hounded]]''

->''"Paranoid? Probably. But just because you're paranoid doesn't mean that there isn't an invisible demon about to eat your face."''
-->-- '''Harry Dresden, ''[[Literature/TheDresdenFiles Storm Front]]'''''

->''"[[CatchPhrase Constant Vigilance!]]"''
-->-- '''"Mad-Eye" Moody [[spoiler: impersonator!]], ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire'''''

->''Some people think this is paranoia, but it isn't. Paranoids only think everyone is out to get them. Wizards ''know'' it.''
-->-- '''Creator/TerryPratchett, ''Discworld/{{Sourcery}}'''''

->''"Why?" Gareth bleated. "What's wrong? For three days you've been running away from your own shadows..."''\\
''"That's right," John agreed, and there was a dangerous edge to his quiet voice. "You ever think what might happen to you if your own shadow caught you? Now ride -- and ride silent."''
-->-- ''Dragon's Bane''


[[folder: Live-action TV ]]

->''"When everybody is out to get you, paranoia is just straight thinking."''
-->--'''Dr. Johnny Fever''', ''Series/WKRPInCincinnati''

->'''Garibaldi''': For starters, I don't know you, therefore I don't trust you.\\
'''Lochley''': The world's full of people you don't know.\\
'''Garibaldi''': I worry about that all the time.
-->--''Series/BabylonFive'', "Strange Relations"

->''"Done the things I've done, there's no such thing as paranoia."''
-->-- '''Eliot, ''Series/{{Leverage}}'''''

->'''Michael:''' Even paranoids have enemies.\\
'''Sam:''' [[BackhandedCompliment Yeah, you're living proof of that!]] ''[Mike glares at him]'' [-Well, you know, a little.-]
-->-- "Wanted Man", ''Series/BurnNotice''

->'''TheBrigadier:''' [[DepletedPhlebotinumShells Armor piercing, solid core with Teflon coating.]] Go through a Dalek. UNIT's been very busy, Doctor. We also got high-explosive rounds for Yetis and very efficient armour-piercing rounds for Robots. And we even got gold-tipped bullets for you-know-what.\\
'''The Doctor:''' No silver?\\
'''Brigadier:''' ''Silver'' bullets?\\
'''The Doctor:''' Well, you never know.\\
'''Brigadier:''' Quartermaster Sergeant! Silver bullets, have we any?[[note]]Yes, they have.[[/note]]
-->--'''''Series/DoctorWho''''' [[note]][[Recap/DoctorWhoS26E1Battlefield Guess what end up saving the day?]][[/note]]

->'''Cole:''' Don't you think you're being a little paranoid?\\
'''Phoebe:''' With my demon ex-husband from hell? No, Cole, I don't.
-->-- ''Series/{{Charmed}}''

->''"Only the paranoid survive."''
-->-- '''[[TheSpook Harold]] [[IHaveManyNames Finch]]''', ''Series/PersonOfInterest''

->''"Paranoid is what they call people who ''imagine'' threats against their life. I '''have''' threats against my life."''
-->-- '''Garak, ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', "For the Cause"'''

->''"No matter how paranoid you are, you're not paranoid enough."''
-->-- '''[[DoomedByCanon Suzanne Modeski]]''', ''Series/TheXFiles'

->''"Give me a man that's not paranoid in ''this'' company and I will show you a man [[DangerousWorkplace with twelve knives in his back.]]"''
-->-- ''Series/RoboCopPrimeDirectives''


[[folder: Stand-up comedy ]]

->''"How can I be paranoid...when the paranoid mother-fuckers who are making me paranoid are really out there?"''
-->-- '''Creator/DavidCross'''


[[folder: Tabletop Games ]]

->''They are used to ease irrational fears (which is silly; in Alpha Complex there '''are''' no irrational fears.'')

->[[color:lightgrey:''I know I'm paranoid, but am I paranoid enough?'']]
-->-- ''GURPS Illuminati'', Written on the cover in dark grey text on black background.

->''"I do not know what is more terrible, that I have begun to take every possible precaution for the slightest action, or that I have been proven perfectly justified in doing so."''
-->-- '''Polo of Sealock''', ''[[Roleplay/AsteroidQuest Polo Quest]]''


[[folder: Web animation ]]

->''"Everyone's always told me that I'm paranoid and need to calm down, but guess what? I'm '''alive''', and everyone who told me that is DEAD! That's the ultimate proof that someone doesn't know what the hell they're talking about."''
-->-- '''Gordon Freeman''', ''Machinima/FreemansMind''


[[folder: Video Games ]]

->''"Every time I think I'm paranoid enough, my enemies find a new way to show me different."''
-->-- '''Crimson''', '''''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'''''


[[folder: Webcomics ]]

->''"Isn't that the nice part of going mad? You realize you weren't paranoid after all."''
-->-- '''Helen Narbon''', ''Webcomic/{{Narbonic}}''

->'''Tagon:''' Kevyn, Thurl, I need to be one hundred percent sure that nobody else has a back-door into this artificial intelligence you're installing for the ship.\\
'''Kevyn:''' Sir, it's all commercial hardware, from six different vendors with three completely unique value chains. The only way for there to be out-of-spec back doors or faults common to all these systems is if there were a secret cabal or conspiracy among ''all'' the manufacturers and vendors we used. Of course, if there were such a cabal, they probably wouldn't have ''our'' best interests in mind...\\
'''Tagon:''' Welcome to my world, Kevyn.
-->-- '''Webcomic/SchlockMercenary'''


[[folder: Western Animation ]]

->''"You know, the lesson here might be that fear and paranoia is a bad thing, except that's what saved us."''
-->-- '''Ron Stoppable,''' ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible''


[[folder: Real Life ]]

->''"A paranoiac is a guy who knows a ''little'' of what's going on."''
-->-- '''Creator/WilliamSBurroughs'''
->''"It's not paranoia when [[ANaziByAnyOtherName they]] really are out to get you."''
-->--'''Martin Willett'''

->''79. Fear everything, it's safer.''
-->--'''''[[http://monsterlibrarian.com/horrorsurvive.htm Horror Survival List]]'''''

->''"Paranoia: You only have to be right once for it to be worthwhile."''
-->-- '''Anonymous'''

->''"Even paranoids have enemies."''
-->-- '''Joseph Berke''', psychotherapist

->''"Even a paranoid can have enemies."''
-->-- rumored to have been said by [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golda_Meir Golda Meir]] to [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Kissinger Henry Kissinger]] during the 1973 Sinai talks, after he accused her of being paranoid for refusing to grant the Palestinians additional concessions